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Obama frames global warming as national security threat

The White House says climate change can contribute to more natural disasters that result in humanitarian crises and potential new flows of refugees.

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‘Cruising’ tiger a sight to see

A realistic-looking stuffed animal caused quite the uproar.

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George Clooney doesn’t want to ruin ‘Downton Abbey’

The actor is adamant he will not return to the hit drama.

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Move over Bacardi – there’s a new rum in town

Pernod Ricard is poised to sell its Cuban-made rum in the U.S. once a 53-year-old trade embargo is lifted, going head-to-head with Bacardi.

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Wolves hit lottery

The NBA's biggest losers were the big winners in the draft lottery.

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Snaps coming from 15-yard line this season

The NFL is making extra points a bit more challenging.

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You can drink like Homer Simpson

A real life version of the iconic Duff Beer from "The Simpsons" is set to go on sale.

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NHL Preview: Lightning hopes to strike Rangers

Here's a look at Game 3 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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WATCH: Bob Dylan makes rare TV appearance to say goodbye to David Letterman

Calling him "the greatest songwriter of modern times," David Letterman introduced his final musical guest, who performed "The Night We Called It A Day."

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 20.

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Historic recall affects 1 in 7 U.S. cars

This marks the largest vehicle recall in American history and impacts several makes and models.

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Bill Murray pops out of a cake for David Letterman

He was the late night TV show host's first guest more than two decades ago, and now he's the last guy to sit on Letterman's couch.

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Critics blast ‘Game of Thrones’ scene

A U.S. senator is among those condemning a scene in the hit HBO show.

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Los Angeles votes to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

City Council voted to increase the minimum wage in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 20

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

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Iraqi forces say they defeat Islamist attack near Ramadi

The advance of Islamic State has exposed the failings of Iraq's army and the limitations of U.S. airstrikes.

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Roger Bannister’s 4-minute mile shoes to go on auction block

Bannister became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier.

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Today in entertainment history: May 20

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

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UVA Wins 2015 NCAA Men’s Tennis Title

Brian Boland's Hoos do it again, the best in the sport in 2015.

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Board Extends President Sullivan’s Contract

The UVA Board of Visitors has extended President Teresa Sullivan's contract.

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Johnson’s Attorney Asks To Drop Charges

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The attorney for Martese Johnson asks a judge to drop charges agaisnt his client.

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Man Prepares His Own Obituary

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A 93-year-old visited a newspaper with his own prepared obituary.

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UVA Completes Tournament Play With Loss

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The UVA baseball team lost 10-2 to N.C. State on Saturday, and ended its involvement in the ACC Tournament.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.