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11 dead in historic South Carolina flooding

Floodwaters from unprecedented rain have closed some 550 roads and bridges and prompted hundreds of rescues of people trapped in homes and cars.


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Yellowstone National Park sets record year with 3.8 million visitors so far

More people visited Yellowstone National Park last month than any September previously, and the park has set a new annual visitation record with nearly three months still left in the year.


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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Oct. 6.


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California governor signs bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide

Physician-assisted suicide will become legal in California under a bill signed into law on Monday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite intense opposition from some religious and disability rights groups.


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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Oct. 6

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

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 6

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.


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Headed to rehab, Yankees’ Sabathia to miss playoffs

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason.


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‘Spectre’ destroyed nearly $34M worth of cars

The price tag for the latest installment in the "James Bond" franchise includes millions in automobiles, including seven specially-created Aston Martins that were wrecked during filming.


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Pacific trade negotiators reach landmark deal, fight over approval looms

The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation.


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Dolphins fire coach Joe Philbin

Joe Philbin has been fired four games into his fourth season as coach of the Miami Dolphins, and one day after a flop on an international stage sealed his fate.


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Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to baseball antitrust immunity

The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to Major League Baseball’s long-standing exemption from U.S. antitrust laws brought by San Jose as part of the city's effort to become the new home of the Oakland Athletics.


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Man seeks woman … from 40 years ago

This is one really big "missed connection!"


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WATCH: Daisy drives Oliver

You've heard of "Driving Miss Daisy." Well, this is a little different.


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Student loan debt crosses generations

Weighed down by their own loans, many parents lack the means to fund their children's educations without sinking even deeper into debt.


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Marvel adds another show to its TV takeover

Another Marvel TV show is in the works proving, once again, the franchise is a case study in taking over multiple mediums.


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House GOP in turmoil with new uncertainty in speaker race

House Republicans are in upheaval as their front-runner for speaker faces fresh opposition and conservatives push to postpone leadership elections.


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Unlucky driver gets 1,645 traffic tickets

A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine.


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‘MacGyver’ reboot in the works

"Happy Days" star Henry Winkler has teamed up with "Furious 7" director James Wan to create a new version of the hit '80s show.


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College Football: Top 25 shakeups

There are several changes atop The Associated Press college football poll.


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Floundering kickers under spotlight after new rules

The task of a kicker in the National Football League (NFL) has become considerably more challenging this season, and the floundering early results have affected game outcomes and job security.

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Did the governor’s tweet jinx the Astros?


Here's a new "oops" moment for a Texas governor: prematurely celebrating a Houston Astros playoff victory.

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California to big-league ballplayers: Stop chewing tobacco


California lawmakers have taken the first step toward accomplishing something Major League Baseball could never do.

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Aaron Hernandez due in court as DA seeks access to evidence


The former New England Patriots player is due in court for a pretrial hearing in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men.

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NBA: Warriors buy land for San Francisco basketball arena


The Golden State Warriors basketball team on Monday acquired a 12-acre site in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood where it plans to build a new, 18,000-seat arena for the reigning NBA champs.

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Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate


The surprise rivalry between Clinton and Sanders will be at the forefront as Democrats take the stage Tuesday in Las Vegas for the party's first debate of the 2016 campaign.