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Obama to herald New Orleans’ progress ahead of Katrina anniversary

President Barack Obama on Thursday will highlight the "structural inequality" that hurt poor black people in New Orleans before the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, during a visit to celebrate the city's progress 10 years after the storm.

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Virginia TV journalists killed by suspect with ‘powder keg’ of anger

Social media postings by a person who appeared to be Flanagan indicated the suspect had grievances against the station, CBS affiliate WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia, which let him go two years ago.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 27.

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Deals pop up as airlines compete

It might be getting a little cheaper to fly the friendly skies.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Aug. 27

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

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Can the McWhopper make fast-food ‘peace?’

Could a Big Mac - Whopper hybrid be happening? And, if so, would you eat it?

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 27

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer to play sisters in new comedy

The stars jetted off on vacation together last month and "The Hunger Games" star has since revealed they are hoping to play sisters in an untitled comedy.

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Chaka Khan hitting the dance floor for 21st season of ‘DWTS’

The soul star is among the contestants hoping to bust a move on the hit reality TV competition.

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Human Remains Found At I-64 – Route 20

Skeletal remains believed to be those of a male were found late Wednesday afternoon at I-64 and Route 20.

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More Details On WDBJ Shootings

State Police say the suspect in the shooting deaths of two WDBJ employees took his own life after killing a reporter and cameraman.

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Virginia reporter, photographer fatally shot live on air

Two journalists were fatally shot on live TV and authorities say the disgruntled former coworker who pulled the trigger has also died.

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Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry ‘starstruck’ while recording Hollywood Vampires album

Joe Perry is still pinching himself after getting the chance to work with his musical hero Sir Paul McCartney.

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U.S. OPEN: Djokovic, Serena Williams named top seeds

Serena Williams is aiming to complete the first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years when the U.S. Open begins on Monday in New York.

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Grateful Dead and John Mayer announce tour

While the final chance to see all the surviving members of Grateful Dead jam out together came and went with their epic “Fare Thee Well” reunion concerts, the Dead aren’t exactly done.

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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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This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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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 week’s best sports shots

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Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.