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Comedian Joan Rivers dies at age 81 | PHOTOS

Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81, her daughter said in a statement. She had been in a New York hospital recovering from complications during a recent surgery.

Newly found asteroid to pass close to Earth Sunday

A newly discovered asteroid will pass "very close" to Earth on Sunday, NASA says.

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'Dancing With the Stars' new cast revealed

Season 19 will premiere September 15 on ABC

The new season of "Dancing With the Stars" will feature a "Duck Dynasty" star, a race car driver and one half of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong.

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Middle East expert: Israel is America’s ‘canary in a coal mine’

George Birnbaum, former chief of staff to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was the guest speaker at the Sept. 4 Gwinnett Tea Party meeting.

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Justin Bieber arrested on assault and dangerous driving charges

Justin Bieber was arrested on assault and dangerous driving charges stemming from an alleged fight after his ATV collided with a mini-van in Canada Friday, a police spokesman told CNN Tuesday.

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Kraft issues voluntary recall of some American Singles cheese product

Kraft Foods said on Friday it is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of some varieties of its Kraft American Singles as a precautionary measure after a supplier failed to store an ingredient correctly.

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Mom's Facebook post gets son expelled | VIDEO

A 4-year-old boy was expelled from preschool because of his mom's Facebook post. The school says she was "sowing discord."

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Joan Rivers hospitalized, stops breathing during surgery | VIDEO

Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing.

CDC: Worker possibly exposed to Ebola | VIDEO

A staff member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has returned to the United States from West Africa by charter flight after the employee had low-risk contact with a health worker who tested positive for Ebola.

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'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' earn top Emmy Awards in night of repeats and upsets

In a night marked by a few upsets and a host of repeat winners, “Breaking Bad” grabbed its second consecutive Emmy for best drama series while “Modern Family”made it a record-tying fifth consecutive win for comedy series.

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Review: Emmy Awards wisely erred on the side of comedy

A review of the Emmy Awards by Brian Lowry from

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Emmy fashion: Red, White and safe all over

There were surprise stunners, including Lizzy Caplan in black-in-front, white-in-back Donna Karan Atelier, January Jones in vivid red Prabal Gurung, Robin Wright in a Ralph Lauren pantsuit, Alexandra Daddario in Reem Acra and Sarah Paulson in Armani Prive.

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Billy Crystal pays tribute to Robin Williams at Emmys: 'The brilliance was astounding' | VIDEO

At Monday's Primetime Emmy Awards, Billy Crystal led the audience in a moving tribute for comedian and Emmy-winning actor Robin Williams, who died Aug. 11.

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Apple recalls iPhone 5s for battery woes

Apple said "a very small percentage" of iPhone 5 smartphones may "suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently."

'All clear' at U.S. Army's Fort Lee in Virginia after report of shooter

Shooter reported at Fort Lee. Installation is in lockdown.