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3 hours ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

A horse is ridden to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

4 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

10 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

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Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

11 hours ago in Sports

Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

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Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

12 hours ago in Olympics, Sports

Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

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Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

Entertainment

4 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

10 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

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Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

11 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

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Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

11 hours ago in Entertainment

Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

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He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."

12 hours ago in Entertainment

10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

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If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

Viral Videos

12 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: The ‘Force Awakens’ a 2-year-old

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Young Sebastian is about to get one heck of a wake-up call.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift will be a hit

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Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘Captain America’

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Let's celebrate this weekend's release of "Captain America: Civil War" by looking back on the 1990 never-released movie that gives the Dolph Lundgren "Punisher" film a painfully slow run for its money.

3 days ago in Viral Videos

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

4 days ago in Viral Videos

The cicadas are coming …

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Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

National Headlines

5 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A member of the NATO parachute demonstration team lands during a change of command ceremony at NATO military headquarters in Mons, southern Belgium on Wednesday May 4, 2016. U.S. Army General Curtis  M. Scaparrotti was installed as NATO's 18th supreme allied commander Europe (SACEUR). The commander, by tradition an American general or admiral, is responsible for the overall direction and conduct of NATO's global military operations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

5 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Anti-hunger group uses fake app to fool, educate

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 14 percent of Americans, or more than 17 million people, are what is called food insecure, meaning at times of the year, they are uncertain of being able to acquire enough food for their household.

8 hours ago in National

Top reason Americans will vote for Trump: ‘To stop Clinton’

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The U.S. presidential election may turn out to be one of the world's biggest un-popularity contests.

9 hours ago in Lifestyle

Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names

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When it comes to baby names, Americans seem to be somewhat united.

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