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Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.

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TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

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“New All Time Low”

Lawmakers react to raucous finish Wednesday

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Chris Cornell wins mastertapes battle

The rocker has won the battle for the mastertapes to his Temple of the Dog recordings just in time for the 25th anniversary of the supergroup venture.

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Public pools are gross, but you’ll go swimming anyway

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says almost 80 percent of public pools fail routine health inspections.

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‘The Fast and the Furious’ racing back to theaters for anniversary run

The first film in the highly-popular franchise was released on June 22, 2001 and will hit theaters again next month for a limited nationwide run.

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Pink Floyd honored on special British stamps

The commemorative stamps, issued by Britain's postal service Royal Mail to mark the 50th anniversary of the band's first professional gig, will be available at U.K. post offices from July 7.

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Dustin Diamond back in jail in Wisconsin

The former "Saved by the Bell" star reportedly violated the terms of his parole.

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Hundreds protest for $15 minimum wage at McDonald’s headquarters

Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.

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WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators apologize

They're not sorry for killing off Hodor ... they're sorry for the aftermath.

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Funding battle begins with House bill on regulators, agencies

The first shots in a political battle over funding for a range of federal activities rang out during a congressional subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, as Republicans and Democrats took opposing stances on a budget bill for financial regulators and other agencies.

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This man really wanted to set a world record

An Indian man obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth.

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Spieth welcomes gusting winds forecast at Colonial

Strong winds forecast for this week's Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas have put a smile on the face of U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth who believes he will benefit from the challenge at Colonial Country Club.

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Security revved up for first Indy 500 sellout

The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will mark the first sellout in event's long history, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) said on Wednesday, putting added demands on already beefed-up security.

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Patriots back Tom Brady in ‘Deflategate’ court appeal

The New England Patriots on Wednesday urged a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its decision to reinstate Tom Brady's "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying its star quarterback faced "unprecedented, unjustified and unsupported penalties."

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Sharks top Blues, advance to first Stanley Cup Final

The San Jose Sharks are going to finish their silver anniversary season chasing that big silver chalice.

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Cavaliers throttle Raptors, grab 3-2 series lead

LeBron James had 23 points, eight assists and six rebounds, and Kevin Love returned to form with 25 points as the Cavaliers dismantled the Toronto Raptors in a 116-78 win on Wednesday that gives Cleveland a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

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Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp

Actress Amber Heard has filed for divorce from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star after just 15 months of marriage.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S.

Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as "a massive social experiment."

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Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

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The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.

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Chris Cornell wins mastertapes battle

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The rocker has won the battle for the mastertapes to his Temple of the Dog recordings just in time for the 25th anniversary of the supergroup venture.

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‘The Fast and the Furious’ racing back to theaters for anniversary run

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The first film in the highly-popular franchise was released on June 22, 2001 and will hit theaters again next month for a limited nationwide run.