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Poll shows many believe blacks are treated less fairly

Whites, blacks and Hispanics also expressed a new low in their satisfaction with the way blacks are treated in U.S. society, according to the Gallup 2015 Minority Rights and Relations poll.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 5.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 5

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

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in Viral Videos

Obama calls Trump

The President tries to give The Donald (played by Jimmy Fallon) some debate advice but the whole thing quickly falls apart into auto-tuned madness.

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in Lifestyle

Kellogg axing artificial products in cereals, snacks

The 109-year old company, whose cereals have been a popular breakfast choice for decades, will stop using artificial colors and flavors by the end of 2018.

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in Weird

Sheriff’s office asks drug dealers to rat out their rivals

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says the post is funny, but the sheriff's department is not joking around.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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in National, World

Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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in Music

Zayn Malik is single

The former One Direction star has called off his engagement.

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in Lifestyle

Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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in Entertainment

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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in Sports

After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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in Sports

WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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in National

More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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in Sports

Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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in Sports

Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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in Music

Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mom, Whitney Houston

Mother and daughter were both laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery in New Jersey.

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in Entertainment

Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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in Entertainment

Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

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The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

in Entertainment, Sports

Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

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Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

in Viral Videos

How to make work better

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Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.