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Weather photos: MAY 2016

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Weather photos: APRIL 2016

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Lee County pot bust, April 15, 2016

Lee County pot bust, April 15, 2016

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Future Farmers of America at Holston High School, April 15, 2016

Future Farmers of America at Holston High School, April 15, 2016

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AMBER Alert for Brooklyn Morrison, April 7, 2016

AMBER Alert Surveillance

AMBER Alert for missing Brooklyn Morrison, 13. She has been found safe.

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In the World

A look at the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla incident

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An investigation is underway after a 4-year-old child entered the gorilla closure Memorial Day weekend at the Cincinnati Zoo, which resulted in zoo personnel shooting and killing a 450-pound gorilla named Harambe who grabbed the boy. Click to see more information about the events that unfolded.

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Most commonly misspelled word in each state

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Thanks to Google Trends' Twitter account, we now know what word each state struggles with spelling the most. Take a look to see if your state flubs February or is vexed by vacuum.

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What to know about Brexit

Cameron to discuss trade issues with Chris Christie

Britain is facing its biggest political decision in decades: Remain a member of the European Union, or walk away from the world's largest single market? Here's the latest Brexit developments.

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9 notable Sarah Palin moments of 2016

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Sarah Palin has a distinct way with words. Since announcing her support for Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump in January, the former Alaska governor has routinely dazzled and dumbfounded observers at rallies and in interviews. Here are Palin's most notable moments in the last few months.

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Memorial Day by the numbers

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Memorial Day is a time to reflect on those who've died in service to the country while also being widely considered the unofficial start to summer for many Americans. Take a look at the numbers behind the holiday.

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2012 Elections

GOP candidates clash in Colorado

Trump and Carson at debate

Sparks flew between the Republican candidates for president during two debates held Wednesday night in Colorado.

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GOP presidential debate takeaways

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The top 10 leading GOP candidates debated for more than two hours in Boulder, Colorado on Wednesday night. Here are takeaways from the debate.

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Paul Ryan's run for Speaker of the House

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Rep. Paul Ryan announced Thursday that he is officially running for speaker of the House, and he is likely to be elected next week.

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Sanders, Clinton dominate Dems debate

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Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders dominated the stage at their first debate Tuesday night.

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5 closest U.S. presidential elections

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Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

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Sports Slideshows

Indy 500 drivers gear up with Carb Day

2016 Indianapolis 500 drivers with trophy on Carb Day

Drivers got in one more day of practice for Sunday's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with Friday's traditional "Carb Day" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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100th Indianapolis 500: A look back

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Sunday marks the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Ahead of the iconic race, take a look some of the history, facts and tradition behind "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

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Most valuable athlete brands in sports

LeBron James

Forbes has compiled a list of the world's most valuable sports brands by calculating how much sports figures' endorsement income exceeded the endorsement income earned by their athletic peers during 2015.

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Kentucky Derby 2016

Kentucky Derby Award

Celebrities partake in festivities at the 2016 Kentucky Derby.

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Kentucky Derby: Facts and history

Churchill Downs

With this year's edition of the Kentucky Derby running Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, take a look at some facts and history about the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.

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Celebrity Snapshots

Celebrity godparents

Jennifer Aniston

Not even your fairy godmother has anything on these celebrity godparents.

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Celebrities who served in the military

Morgan Freeman promotional photo

Many celebrities have served in the military over the years. In honor of Memorial Day, take a look at who served in what branch.

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Greatest songs of the 1980s

Cyndi Lauper

Here are our choices for the 50 greatest songs of the 1980s.

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Fabulous actresses over 50

Helena Bonham Carter, December 2015

Age hasn't slowed these stars one bit. Take a look at our slideshow of famous film and television actresses who are over the age of 50, starting with 50-year-old birthday girl Helena Bonham Carter.

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Secret celebrity weddings

Usher, June 2015

While some celebrities go all out for their weddings, others slipped away to tie the knot in private. Join us for a look at celebrity marriages that began beyond the prying eyes of the paparazzi.

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Irresistible

Most commonly misspelled word in each state

United States map, U.S., USA

Thanks to Google Trends' Twitter account, we now know what word each state struggles with spelling the most. Take a look to see if your state flubs February or is vexed by vacuum.

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Celebrities who fathered kids later in life

Ronnie Wood

With 68-year-old Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood welcoming twins on Monday with his 38-year-old wife, take a look at him and some other male celebrities who fathered kids later in life.

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9 notable Sarah Palin moments of 2016

Palin finger

Sarah Palin has a distinct way with words. Since announcing her support for Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump in January, the former Alaska governor has routinely dazzled and dumbfounded observers at rallies and in interviews. Here are Palin's most notable moments in the last few months.

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States with the most smokers

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With Tuesday marking World No Tobacco Day, check out where people still smoke the most in the United States.

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Celebrities who served in the military

Morgan Freeman promotional photo

Many celebrities have served in the military over the years. In honor of Memorial Day, take a look at who served in what branch.

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