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Eclipse Eve

Millions are gathering across the United States to witness the total solar eclipse, a rare phenomenon that will dazzle sky watchers. The eclipse will cast a shadow across America, from Oregon to South Carolina

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Thousands March Against Hate in Boston

Thousands of counter-protesters marched through Boston in response to a right-wing "free speech" rally, one week after deadly clashes erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

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GOP Doubts About Trump Burst Into the Open

Donald Trump's comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open deeply held doubts about his competency in an extraordinary public airing of worries about a sitting president by his own party

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Comedic Legend Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis, died Sunday at age 91, his publicist confirmed. Lewis is probably best known to people under 70 as a film actor, but also hosted the annual MDA Labor Day Telethon

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Trump to Speak on Afghan War

President Donald Trump plans to address the nation on his strategy for the war in Afghanistan. The White House says Trump will speak to the country on Monday at 9 p.m. EDT from Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia


Manhunt for Barcelona Driver and Missing Imam

Authorities in Spain searched for a member of an Islamic extremist cell that staged vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, focusing on links with his Moroccan comrades and a missing imam


The Powerball Jackpot Is Up to $650 Million

Whoever finally draws the winning Powerball numbers is in for quite a treat. The Powerball jackpot will grow to $650 million — one of the largest amounts in the game's history — after no winner claimed the grand prize Saturday

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Hitman's Bodyguard Beats Logan Lucky at Box Office

The R-rated action comedy Hitman's Bodyguard fired through its opening weekend with a $21.6 million debut, nabbing the top slot at the box office. The film surpassed its closest competition, horror film Annabelle: Creation, which earned $15.5 million