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Ben Affleck buys American cars after time in Detroit

The actor says he was moved by the city and its economic struggles.

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Afghanistan to sign U.S. security agreement

Afghanistan will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the U.S. to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year.

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Macy’s to hire 86K workers for holiday season

The retailer plans to hire thousands more workers than last year.

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Clooney caps wedding weekend with civil ceremony

The man once dubbed the world's "most eligible bachelor" bid goodbye to single life and married lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

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Michigan State building $1M robot fish

It's a fishy story but the school says the pricy fish will help research in the Great Lakes.

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Rod Stewart’s rep warns of lookalike

The phony Stewart has allegedly been duping fans and businesses into thinking he is the real deal.

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Taylor Swift, Metallica to play first U.S. Rock in Rio fest

The annual Brazilian festival is branching out in 2015 with a U.S. version that will boast a wide variety of acts.

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GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits

Some in the GOP fear that conservative activists would have unrealistic expectations if Republicans run both the House and Senate.

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FAA wants to restore Chicago air traffic site by mid-October

The air traffic control site was set ablaze by a field technician, causing delays and cancellations.

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‘Equalizer’ tops weekend box office

The Denzel Washington thriller took the top spot over the weekend with $35 million in ticket sales.

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in Lifestyle

Obesity research takes high-tech twist

Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 29.

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Ravens, Texans, Lions show early playoff promise

Baltimore, Houston, and Detroit missed the playoffs last season but on Sunday they looked serious about crashing the next postseason party.

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Jeter closes career with hit against Boston rivals

Derek Jeter fittingly ended his MLB career with a hit, chopping a high-hopper and beating it out for a third-inning, RBI-single.

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U.S. faces Ryder Cup rot

With top Europeans plying their trade on the U.S. PGA Tour, it is the Americans who arrive at the Ryder Cup hoping to produce an upset.

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PHOTOS: George Clooney’s wedding weekend

The Hollywood heartthrob married his fiancée in lavish, romantic fashion.

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Obama: U.S. intelligence underestimated militants in Syria

U.S. intelligence underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, which has become "ground zero" for jihadists worldwide.

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Cute kids debate the weather

This video will poke you right in the heart.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 29

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Gordonsville Man Killed In Crash On Burnley Station Road

A 36-year-old Gordonsville man is Albemarle County's latest highway fatality.

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Fluvanna Drops Lawsuit Over High School Bonds

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Fluvanna County has decided not to pursue a lawsuit against Davenport & Company regarding refinancing of debt with the high school project.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones to play drug kingpin in new biopic

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The actress will play Griselda Blanco, the first and only woman to rise to the high ranks of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel.

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Delay In Traffic Offense Hearing For Jesse Matthew

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This undated image provided by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office shows a booking photo of Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Matthew Jr. was arrested on a beach in the Texas community of Gilchrist by Galveston County Sheriff's authorities, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo announced Wednesday night Sept. 24, 2014. He is charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore and is awaiting extradition.

The court hearing on two reckless driving charges against Jesse Matthew has been pushed back to December.

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Panthers’ Alexander banned 10 games for doping

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DE Frank Alexander, who missed the first four games of this season due to a previous violation of the policy, won't return until mid-December.

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Giants sink Pirates in NL Wild Card playoff

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A four-hit shutout by Madison Bumgarner and a grand slam by Brandon Crawford carried the Giants to an 8-0 win.