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Congress votes to arm Syrian rebels, fund goverment

The U.S. Congress approved plans to train and arm moderate rebels to battle Islamic State.

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Not so small: World’s population expected to soar

Higher-than-expected birth rates and longer life spans are expected to cause the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century.

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White House: 7.3M Americans have paid Obamacare premiums

More than 7 million people are up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under the health care law.

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Americans’ net worth, debt rising

The net worth of Americans hit a record high, while household debt also rose at its fastest pace since 2007.

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in Entertainment

Arrrr, mateys! It’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’

Today marks the annual "holiday" devoted to all things seaworthy.

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Fey, Bateman improv in ‘This is Where I Leave You’

Tina Fey and Jason Bateman co-star as siblings in the drama-infused comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," which opens today.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Entertainment

Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in Weird

Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

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in Music

Iggy Azalea sues her ex

The pop star alleges her ex copied files and footage from her computer.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 18.

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in National

California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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in Entertainment

Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

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in National, World

ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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in National, World

House votes to arm Syrian rebels; Senate next

The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels - now it's the Senate's turn.

Miley Cyrus performing live on stage on 'The Bangerz Tour' concert at Forum di Assago.

in Music

Mexico wants to make Miley pay

Lawmakers want to fine Miley Cyrus for having dancers spank her backside with a Mexican flag as she "twerked."

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in Sports

‘Second chance’ for Ray Rice not out of the question

The star running back is hoping for the same type of second chance that other tarnished NFL stars like Michael Vick have received.

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Another day, another NFL player arrested

Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on charges of aggravated assault in two alleged incidents of domestic violence.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Entertainment

It’s been 30 years since ‘The Cosby Show’ debuted

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Here are some of our favorite moments from one of America's favorite TV families.

in Music

New Queen album features Michael Jackson collaboration

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The track features vocals from late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop.