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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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‘Barbie Jeep Girl’ is a living legend

After getting her license suspended for a DWI, a Texas State student found a new, four-wheeled way to get around campus.

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Chris Evans makes ‘Marvel’-ous directoral debut

The "Before We Go" director talks about pulling his film together and how being in the Marvel world makes it easier to get movies off the ground.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Deflategate: Tom Brady beats NFL, judge nullifies 4-game suspension

The quarterback's suspension was thrown out by a federal judge after a seven-month standoff between the NFL and its players union.

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Love Hulu but hate the ads?

Hulu is rolling out an ad-free version of its subscription service.

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Cate Blanchett to play Lucille Ball in new biopic

The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her "I Love Lucy" co-star.

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The Serena show rolls on

The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam.

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Mayweather ready to hang up gloves as ‘the best ever’

The boxer plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as "The Best Ever," when he ends his career next week with his welterweight title defense against fellow American Andre Berto.

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Los Angeles mayor says Olympic bid is a ‘new start’ for city

Los Angeles' 2024 summer Olympics bid will be a new start for the United States as it attempts to land the first summer Games since 1996.

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WATCH: The science of golf

A look at the science behind a golf ball’s flight impact.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Thursday, Sept. 3.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.

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Your heart might be ‘older’ than you are

Three out of four U.S. adults have a predicted "heart age" that is older than they are, putting them at increased risk for heart attacks and strokes.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

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U.S. Army to open elite Ranger School to all genders

The U.S. Army said on Wednesday it would open its elite Ranger School to all soldiers regardless of gender, after two women made history last month by becoming the first to pass the grueling leadership course.

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Don’t take selfies at an arson you started

Court documents say a man who burned down a Maryland house in a jealous rage went back to the site and took selfies in front of the ruins.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Sept. 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Deflategate: Tom Brady beats NFL, judge nullifies 4-game suspension

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The quarterback's suspension was thrown out by a federal judge after a seven-month standoff between the NFL and its players union.

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The Serena show rolls on

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The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam.