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Kevin Smith calls out cyberbullies

Kevin Smith has a message for cyberbullies: Do something with your life.

The actor furiously took to Instagram on Tuesday to slam who he calls internet "trolls" for posting hateful things under his 17-year-old daughter, Harley Quinn Smith's pictures....

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Don't trust automatic braking to prevent a crash, says AAA

Automatic braking is a great safety feature which will soon be standard on virtually all new cars in the United States. But don't trust it to keep you out of an accident, AAA says.

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1 killed, 21 hurt in attack at American University in Kabul

[Breaking news update, posted at 3:59 p.m. ET]

One guard was killed and 21 students were injured Wednesday in an attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, said the head of Kabul Hospitals.

[Previous update, posted at 2:49 p.m. ET]

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US service member killed in Afghanistan

The US service member killed Tuesday by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Helmand Province has been identified as Army Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson.

Thompson was killed in Lashkar Gah, where he had been stationed as part of the existin...

Patrick Hardison

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Firefighter describes life after historic face transplant

Patrick Hardison can now drive his children to school in the morning. He can swim in a pool, run his fingers through his hair and blink his eyes.

Kellyanne Conway

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Campaign manager points to 'hidden Trump vote'

Donald Trump's campaign manager dismissed a daunting collection of recent polling that shows her candidate trailing, arguing that there is a "hidden Trump vote" not captured in polls that will be decisive come Election Day.

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Syria: Turkey launches anti-ISIS offensive

Turkish tanks entered northern Syria on Wednesday to help Syrian rebels clear ISIS from a border town, Turkish state media reported -- a move that follows recent attacks that the republic blames on terror groups.

By Wednesday evening, the Ankara-backe...

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National park record-setters

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The National Park Service, which turns 100 this year, protects 412 national park sites throughout the country. These are 10 of the parks' record-setting wonders.

Deadly quake shatters central Italy

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A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Italy about 100 miles northeast of Rome early Wednesday morning. The damage was significant and the death toll is climbing.

On this day: August 24

White House burning during War of 1812

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The White House burns, potato chips are invented, John Lennon's assassin goes to prison, and Pete Rose agrees to a ban from baseball, all on this day.

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