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Mourners, civil rights leaders attend funeral of slain Missouri teen

Mourners remembered Michael Brown with words of goodwill and joy rather than the violence and outrage that has followed his killing.

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Cooling Centers Again Open

Heat warning extended to 7pm Tuesday

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WATCH: The making of an Emmy

Go behind the scenes to see the craftsmanship behind the making of an Emmy statuette.

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‘Obstacle course’ workouts break fitness routines

Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire.

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S&P 500 tops 2,000 for the first time

The S&P 500 rose to a new record on Monday.

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Emmys spotlight TV’s changing landscape

Three TV upstarts and a field of film stars could shake up the annual Primetime Emmy Awards tonight.

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‘All clear’ given at Fort Lee after active shooter reported

A female soldier shot and wounded herself at Fort Lee, Virginia, sparking a lockdown of the U.S. Army installation.

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Burger King could buy Tim Hortons

Burger King is in talks to acquire the Canadian coffee chain in a deal that would create a fast food powerhouse.

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Rams QB Bradford out for season with knee injury

Sam Bradford, 26, was forced from Saturday's preseason game after re-injuring his knee.

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Musicians blast NFL’s ‘pay to play’ Super Bowl plan

Managers for Metallica and John Legend are among the artists who say that halftime is not for sale.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is summer’s No. 1 movie

Marvel's hit space adventure has again topped the weekend box office to become the highest-grossing movie of the summer season.

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How Heavily Should Local Police Arm Up?

Ferguson brings attention to militarization of police

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Aug. 25.

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in Viral Videos

Miley Cyrus’ VMA acceptance speech

In a move opposite last year's shocking twerk-filled performance, the pop star used her stage time to advocate for homeless youth.

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Doll ‘hospital’ fixes toys

In an age of mass-produced plastic dolls, this Australian shop helps repair children's favorite toys.

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How does a panda celebrate a birthday? With cake, of course

Rambunctious panda bear cub Bao Bao celebrated a rare first birthday at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington.

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As Obama’s vacation ends, criticism does not

Presidents can run into trouble when their playtime is perceived as detached from the concerns of Americans.

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Do Nothing? It’s Someone Else’s Fault

By the numbers, the record is not good

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Chicago team defies the odds with run in LLWS

The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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PHOTOS: Little League World Series

The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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St. John’s Shifting Its Psychiatric Focus

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Psychiatric ward will focus on elderly patients

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Classes Resume at North Mac Intermediate School Carbon Monoxide Free

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Classes resumed Thursday at North Mac Intermediate School, two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than 140 students and adults.

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Falls; Quickly Turns to Political Fodder

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Illinois unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent.

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Libertarian Gov. Candidate to Stay on November Ballot

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A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Rauner: Ethics Problems Are Quinn’s, Not Mine

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Rauner's firm owned a company which settled fraud charges with Georgia