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Apple Inc. Reveals Bigger-Screen iPhones Alongside Wearables

Apple Pay Starts Monday

Apple's new e-wallet feature launches Monday, and here's why it might be the company's most challenging move yet

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Possible Break in UVA Case

Police may have found the body of Hannah Graham, who has been missing for several weeks, but an official identification is pending

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Serena Williams Blasts Official's 'Sexist' Remarks

Tennis star Serena Williams commended on Sunday the Women's Tennis Association for disciplining the head of the Russian Tennis Federation, Shamil Tarpischev, for his "sexist as well as racist" remarks on a Russian television program

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Leo DiCaprio Teams With Netflix on New Documentary

The actor is teaming up with streaming giant Netflix to serve as executive producer of Virunga, a documentary directed by Orlando von Einsiedel that looks at gorilla preservation in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park

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Supreme Court OKs Texas Voter ID Law

The Supreme Court decided Saturday that Texas can enforce its controversial voter identification law in November's midterm elections, despite recently blocking similar laws in other states. The law's supporters believe it will reduce voter fraud

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UN Says Iraq Has Executed 60 People This Year

Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that "irreversible miscarriages of justice" were taking place in some death penalty cases

Pope Francis waves as he leaves after he celebrated the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI, and a mass for the closing of of a two-week synod on family issues, in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican on Oct. 19, 2014.

Pope Beatifies Paul VI at Remarkable Synod's End

Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops, known as synod, to debate family issues. The Vatican failed to reach a consensus on two divisive issues: welcoming gays and divorced and civilly remarried couples

Toni Morrison, Nobel prize winning novelist, at the Hay Festival on May 27, 2014 in Hay-on-Wye, Wales.

Toni Morrison's Papers to Be Housed at Princeton

Princeton University is the new home of various writings and manuscripts from Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison, the school announced Friday. The collection includes early versions of many of Morrison novels, such as Pulitzer Prize winner Beloved

Fury Seizes No. 1 From Gone Girl at Box Offices

The reign of Gone Girl is over. After two weeks at No. 1 across North American box offices, David Fincher's marital thriller ceded to the World War II movie Fury, which stars Brad Pitt. The film took in $23.5 million

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Study Yields Insight Into Gamblers' Brains

People with addictions like alcoholism or drug addiction have been found to have more opioid receptors--but in problem gamblers, the researchers saw no difference from healthy volunteers

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Star Arrested

Nicholas Brendon, best known for his role as Xander Harris on the Joss Whedon show, showed signs of intoxication when he was arrested in Boise, Idaho following a hotel disturbance