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Consumer confidence, housing data signal economy’s resilience

U.S. consumer confidence hit a seven-month high in August and new single-family home sales rebounded in July, suggesting underlying strength in the economy that could still allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year.

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The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ turns 50

The spy spoof - at one point titled "Eight Arms to Hold You" - opened on Aug. 25, 1965.

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Tennessee experiments with ‘sleep coaching’

Tennessee is studying its football players' sleep habits to make sure they don't get caught napping when a game's on the line.

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Stock futures rise but uncertainty remains

U.S. stock index futures were sharply higher on Wednesday, a day after a rally on Wall Street fizzled as concerns about China's economy overwhelmed a bout of bargain-hunting.

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Wilson tributes flow among calls for safety review

Wilson, a seven-time winner in IndyCar racing, died after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of an IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

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Day hopes to unseat Spieth as player of the year

Newly-crowned PGA Champion Jason Day sees the FedExCup playoffs as the opportunity for a challenge to world No. 1 Jordan Spieth in the voting for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award.

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in Entertainment

Meet the dog who helped bust Jared Fogle

This rambunctious black Lab named Bear is a bloodhound for the digital age.

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Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume sparks social media outrage

Retailers selling "Call Me Caitlyn" costumes have sparked a social media firestorm from critics who say the get-up insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes.

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Amazon offering ‘Prime’ alcohol

The online retailer is expanding Prime Now, its one- and two-hour service, to Seattle, where the company is headquartered, and offering alcohol deliveries there.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 26

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

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We spend a lot of time stuck in traffic

A strong economy and cheap gas have put more motorists on U.S. roads, leading to the worst-ever traffic congestion and forcing the average commuter to waste 42 hours a year stuck in traffic jams.

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in Viral Videos

What if Daniel is the real ‘Karate Kid’ bully?

In this alternate version of the classic film, Daniel LaRusso is the one who picks every fight in "The Karate Kid."

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Many drivers ignoring new tech features in cars

Carmakers are adding everything from remote car unlocking to self-parking systems in their newest models as they try to make vehicles more connected to the Internet and more automated.

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in Weird

The $1.5-million fall

Having a bad day? Just remember, it could be worse.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 26

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Amy Schumer channels ‘American Gothic’ on Twitter

The "Trainwreck" star takes trolling to the next level, with a little help from J.K. Simmons.

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Velvet Underground to reissue ‘Loaded’

The band is releasing a six-disc, deluxe edition of their final album with Lou Reed.

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Not so fast, Big Ben

It's among the most recognizable landmarks in the world but the iconic clock has been telling the wrong time.

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WATCH: Llama drama

"Phantom" the llama lived up to its name, evading animal control officers, neighbors and its owner for close to three hours before being caught.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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A new milestone for Facebook

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