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Is Brazil ready for the 2016 Games?

In just one week, the eyes of the world will be on Rio de Janeiro as the Olympic Games arrive in South America for the first time.

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Clinton tries to wrestle change candidate mantle from Trump in Pennsylvania

Hillary Clinton, standing on a metal working factory floor here in Western Pennsylvania, tried to cut into Donald Trump's grip on white, working class voters by casting herself -- not the businessman-turned-Republican nominee -- as 2016's change cand...

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Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans to address Koch group

The powerful political network helmed by Charles and David Koch is ruling out running advertisements intended to hurt Hillary Clinton, another sign of their insistence on avoiding the presidential race.

The Koch network has previously said they will n...

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Constance Wu on 'whitewashing': 'Our heroes don't look like Matt Damon'

"Fresh Off the Boat" star Constance Wu says she is sick of Hollywood "whitewashing" heroism.



Indian police: Couple killed for 22-cent debt

A man was beheaded and his wife hacked to death after a disagreement with a grocer, according to authorities in India.


Scotland police: More than 500 children targets of online sexual abuse

Police in Scotland have arrested 77 people after more than 500 children were identified as potential victims of online sexual abuse.

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North Carolina voter ID law overturned on appeal

A federal appeals court Friday overturned parts of North Carolina's 2013 voting law, including provisions that required voters to show a photo identification card, saying they were enacted "with racially discriminatory intent" in violation of the Con...

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On this day: July 30

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Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

On this day: July 29

1948 Summer Olympics, London

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Vincent van Gogh dies, the Summer Olympics return after World War II, Jack Paar debuts on the "Tonight" show, Dylan crashes his motorcycle, and Prince Charles marries Diana, all on this day.

On this day: July 28

1984 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

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Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.

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