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  1. Ashton Eaton Begins Quest To Repeat As 'World's Greatest Athlete'

    Eaton may be the best American athlete most Americans don't know. He's only in the spotlight during the Olympics, and he's trying to defend his decathlon title in Rio on Wednesday and Thursday.
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  2. Aurora Theater Isn't Liable For 2012 Shooting, Jury Says

    Jurors concluded that Cinemark, the nation's third-largest movie theater chain, couldn't have prevented James Holmes' meticulously planned attack.
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  3. #IfAfricaWasASchool, Who Would Be The Nerd? Jock? Most Popular?

    A trending hashtag on Twitter invites people to personify countries in Africa with various schoolyard archetypes.
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  4. Louisville Teacher Faces Charges Over Giving Pot Candy To Students

    Forty-nine-year-old Brian Edward duFresne was arrested Tuesday and has been suspended from his job.
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  5. U.S. Targets Taliban Leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour In An Airstrike

    The Pentagon says they're studying the results of the attack, which occurred along Afghanistan-Pakistan border, to determine the Mansour's fate.
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  6. New Film Asks 'Who Would Spend A Million Dollars On A School Board Election?'

    For their series about the country's deep political divisions, filmmakers came to Jefferson County to study the 2015 recall election.
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  7. Allyson Felix Wins Silver As The Bahamas' Miller Takes Gold In 400-Meter Final

    With her seventh Olympic medal, Allyson Felix now becomes the most decorated female athlete in U.S. track and field's history.
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  8. Groups Worry About Impact Of Police Moves To Block Social Media

    As police find themselves in encounters that are posted live — including video — they sometimes want to pull the social media plug. But activists say this threatens to censor an electronic witness.
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  9. In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

    The grito is a spontaneous burst of emotion — a shout — that is part of the mariachi tradition. Some younger Mexican-Americans are reclaiming the grito for a new generation.
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  10. Seven Chicago Officers Could Be Fired In Laquan McDonald's Death

    Chicago's head of police announced his recommendation to dismiss the officers Thursday. Superintendent Eddie Johnson cited allegations that they gave false reports on the 17-year-old's shooting death.
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