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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure

In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.


in Lifestyle

‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook

The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.


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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure

The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.


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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing

Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.


in National

McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed

McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.


in Entertainment

Neil Patrick Harris writing children’s books

The "How I Met Your Mother" star is penning a new series called "The Magic Misfits."


in Music

Janet Jackson, Chicago, Steve Miller, and NIN among Rock Hall nominees

Cheap Trick, The Smiths, and Chaka Khan are also among those nominated.


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Taraji P. Henson: ‘Empire’ feud rumors are ‘silly’

“Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard have branded rumors of an on-set feud “silly”. The pair play former…


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NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well

You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.


in Sports

Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body

FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.


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PREVIEW: 2015 Presidents Cup

The 2015 President's Cup kicks off in Incheon, South Korea today.

A box from is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

in Lifestyle

Amazon taking on Etsy

Amazon is launching a site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade items ahead of the holiday season.


in Sports

Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem

The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.


in National

Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.


in National, World

Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home

A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.


in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


in Lifestyle

This fire truck is purple for a purpose

A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8

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


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing

That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...


in Weird

The man who got ‘too high’

File this under "stupid."

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Oct. 8, 2015