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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Starbucks

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A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

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A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

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Brita recalling children’s water bottles

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Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

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Nearly 40K carseats recalled

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Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.

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Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

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A Virginia man faces drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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Man drives stolen shopping cart to probation meeting

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Police say a man rode a stolen electric shopping cart this week to meet with his probation officer.

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1,000 pound gator snared in Alabama hunt

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Hunters snared the largest alligator ever caught in a legal hunt in the state of Alabama.

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Man celebrates 101st birthday by going to work

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Even at 101-years-old, this guy still puts in his time at the job he's held for 73 years.

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Sweet job: England seeks ‘choc doc’ to study candy

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Cambridge University is looking for a doctor of chocolate.

National

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

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March, memorial service planned in embattled Missouri town

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National Guard troops are preparing to leave following two straight nights of relative calm after more than a week of racially-charged protests.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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Brad Paisley Enjoyed His Time on Rising Star

You can wear Brantley Gilbert’s mug shot. Trisha Yearwood is a busy, busy woman.

Hunter Hayes Performing At The U.S. Open

Watch Garth’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Julianne Hough returning to Dancing with the Stars.

Garth Adds Another Chicago Show

Watch Brett Eldredge’s ice bucket challenge video.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

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WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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Dave Chappelle, Marlee Matlin, and Scott Caan are among the celebs celebrating this weekend.

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You can email Brad Paisley

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Remember earlier this summer when Brad Paisley leaked tracks off his upcoming album? Revenge is a dish best served via email.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top country tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.

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Ashton Kutcher, Mariska Hargitay dominate TV paychecks

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The annual Who Earns What countdown lists the paydays of your favorite television stars.

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