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Serena insists pressure not a factor in Grand Slam bid

Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.

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A new milestone for Facebook

For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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The latest news from the ‘Star Wars’ camp

The young stars of the upcoming movie, "The Force Awakens," talk about their experiences filming with JJ Abrams.

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Eying volatile markets, Obama urges Congress to pass budget

President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.

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A decade after Katrina, Bourbon Street is rocking again

When the hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, it would go on to become the costliest storm in U.S. history.

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in Music

FABULOUS AT 50: Happy Birthday to Shania Twain

Fifteen photos that prove the country superstar is beautiful and talented at any age.

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose accused of rape

Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.

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‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins dies at 58

Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.

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Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Aug. 28

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

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 28.

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in Lifestyle

Once considered rude, some cell phone etiquette is the new norm

Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering? A U.S. survey suggests you are not alone, even if you are annoyed when other people do exactly the same thing.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 28

A look at Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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in Music

WATCH: Miley Cyrus undercover

Disguised as an Australian reporter, the "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker hits the street to ask people what they think of her.

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Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.

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When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.

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Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction

The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.

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in Entertainment

WATCH: 60 years of ‘Guinness World Records’

That's a lot of years of documenting unique records.

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in Weird

Let’s grab a coffee at the cat café

Hey, it could be fun, right?

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in Music

MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.