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in Music

Bono says U2 isn’t advocating ‘free music’

The U2 frontman denies the band's recent album giveaway is undercutting other artists.

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in Entertainment

Ben Affleck buys American cars after time in Detroit

The actor says he was moved by the city and its economic struggles.

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in National, World

Afghanistan to sign U.S. security agreement

Afghanistan will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the U.S. to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year.

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in National

Macy’s to hire 86K workers for holiday season

The retailer plans to hire thousands more workers than last year.

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in Music

Phil Collins: ‘Alcohol nearly killed me’

The Genesis star said his boozing became so bad he was diagnosed with a severe case of pancreatitis.

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in Entertainment

Clooney caps wedding weekend with civil ceremony

The man once dubbed the world's "most eligible bachelor" bid goodbye to single life and married lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

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in Weird

Michigan State building $1M robot fish

It's a fishy story but the school says the pricy fish will help research in the Great Lakes.

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in Local

State Debuts “Delicious Destination” Designation

Nominate your favorite at state tourism web site

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in Music

Rod Stewart’s rep warns of lookalike

The phony Stewart has allegedly been duping fans and businesses into thinking he is the real deal.

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in Local

Study Says Illinois Gets What It Pays For, Mostly, in Building Roads

It's pretty good, says professor, considering winter clime

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in National

GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits

Some in the GOP fear that conservative activists would have unrealistic expectations if Republicans run both the House and Senate.

FAA

in National

FAA wants to restore Chicago air traffic site by mid-October

The air traffic control site was set ablaze by a field technician, causing delays and cancellations.

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in Entertainment

‘Equalizer’ tops weekend box office

The Denzel Washington thriller took the top spot over the weekend with $35 million in ticket sales.

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in Lifestyle

Obesity research takes high-tech twist

Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 29.

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in Sports

Ravens, Texans, Lions show early playoff promise

Baltimore, Houston, and Detroit missed the playoffs last season but on Sunday they looked serious about crashing the next postseason party.

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in Sports

Jeter closes career with hit against Boston rivals

Derek Jeter fittingly ended his MLB career with a hit, chopping a high-hopper and beating it out for a third-inning, RBI-single.

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in Sports

U.S. faces Ryder Cup rot

With top Europeans plying their trade on the U.S. PGA Tour, it is the Americans who arrive at the Ryder Cup hoping to produce an upset.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

in Entertainment

TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

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The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

in Entertainment

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

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The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.