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immigration

Divided House abandons vote on border bill

Congress will take a five-week vacation without addressing the immigration crisis.

jobs

Jobless claims up, wage growth starting to push higher

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but the underlying trend pointed to a stronger labor market.

verizon

Regulators question Verizon plan to slow data speeds for some

Regulators are "deeply troubled" by Verizon's plan to slow data downloads for customers on the older unlimited data plans.

veterans

House approves $17B veterans health care bill

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

obama

House Republicans vote to sue Obama over health care

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives cleared the way for a lawsuit accusing the President of overstepping his authority.

hyundai

Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

obama

Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

soda

Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

consumer

U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

netflix

Netflix agrees to pay AT&T for smooth streaming

Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T to ensure smooth delivery of its content.

border

Most Americans see unaccompanied immigrant kids as refugees

About 70 percent of Americans think the U.S. should provide temporary support and housing for unaccompanied minors who illegally cross the border.

boehner

Boehner dismisses talk of impeaching Obama

Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against the President, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner says.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

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An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.

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Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

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In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.

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Hayao Miyazaki, Harry Belafonte among winners of honorary Oscars

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"Ponyo" director Hayao Miyazaki poses for a portrait in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.

The Academy announces the recipients of this year's Governors Awards. See who made the list!

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Robert Downey, Jr. calls ‘Guardians’ the best Marvel movie ever

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In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Robert Downey Jr. stars as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark aka Iron Man in the film, “Iron Man.”** NO SALES **

Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr. flies past his own ego with claims that this summer's "Guardians of the Galaxy" is the Marvel movie to beat.

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Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing after fatal accident

Tony Stewart smiles as he speaks with his crew before the start of the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 27, 2012.

Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time since he struck and killed a young racer at a dirt track earlier this month.