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GOP-controlled Senate panel votes to lift Cuba travel ban

A panel has voted to lift a decades-long ban on travel to Cuba, giving a boost to moves to ease travel restrictions and open up relations with the Castro-governed nation.

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Police search for motive in ‘horrific’ Louisiana theater shooting

An Alabama drifter opened fire inside a crowded theater, killing two women and injuring several others, is the latest act of random gun violence to shock the U.S.

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Economists want you to stop borrowing from your 401(k)

Retirement experts are warning younger workers about using their retirement account like an ATM.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's biggest sports stories, Friday, July 24.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 24

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

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Moms play ‘Minecraft’

Oh you said "MINEcraft? "I thought it was "MIND-craft!"

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Today in entertainment history: July 24

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills two, injures nine

The shooting took place during a 7 p.m. CDT showing of the film "Train Wreck".

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We beat Iran (in robot soccer)

The annual gathering of robotic whizz-kids and industry leaders features events ranging from football to simulated rescue operations.

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Pot spaghetti is high on the menu

Any Italian will tell you: pasta is healthy and makes you feel good. But what about spaghetti made from cannabis?

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Time really is flying by

This interactive timeline shows why each passing year seems to go by faster than the last.

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Michigan boy, 11, confronts bullies, earns trip to the White House

A video of a middle school kid confronting the Internet trolls who left nasty comments on his YouTube page has gone viral, attracting the attention of the White House, and inspiring others to stand up for themselves.

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Jake Gyllenhaal plays boxer seeking redemption in ‘Southpaw’

The "Brokeback Mountain" star plays boxer Billy Hope who loses his family, his house and his manager and soon hits rock bottom.

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LeBron James’ new movie deal sparks ‘Space Jam’ rumors

The Cleveland Cavaliers star has scored a new deal with Warner Bros. Entertainment, for projects in TV and film.

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WATCH: 20 years of goals in Major League Soccer

Check out some of the best goals ever in the history of Major League Soccer.

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Drink up! Maine brewer makes beer out of live lobsters

A Maine brewer is offering a quicker way to consume two of the state's summertime staples: beer and lobster.

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Bill Cosby loses latest legal bid to block sexual abuse lawsuit

The comedian lost his latest bid to fend off a lawsuit accusing him of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974.

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NBA: Playoff format change could be coming

The league is leaning toward not guaranteeing a playoff spot to a team that wins its division.

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Immigration to U.S. from Mexico drops sharply

Even as immigration remains a hot topic in the presidential campaign, the number of people emigrating from Mexico to the U.S. - legally and illegally - has dropped sharply in recent years.

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Teeny tiny Target stores small on space, big on stuff

The retailer opened its first scaled-down TargetExpress store and it's about one-tenth the size of a normal store.

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NFL upholds Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension

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The New England QB's punishment for his role in using under-inflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season was upheld by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Arizona Cardinals hire the NFL’s first female coach

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The Arizona Cardinals are being hailed as groundbreakers after hiring Dr. Jen Welter to be a coaching intern during training camp this year, working with inside linebackers.

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

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This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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Rob Zombie returns to haunt Chicago

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The rockers Great American Nightmare includes portions based on Zombie's movies.

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Orangutan is a big fan of this mom-to-be

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.