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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Aug. 27.

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in Viral Videos

Taser photoshoot

Ever wonder what it looks like when people get shocked with a stun gun? Have a seat in this photo booth and see for yourself.

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Chelsea Handler’s star-studded goodbye

Chelsea Handler bid farewell to her late-night talk show in a star-studded way.

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No deaths linked to troubled VA hospital

A probe into long waits for treatment at VA facilities in Phoenix did not find that the shoddy care caused patient deaths.

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American fighting with ISIS killed in Syria

An American suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants has been killed, U.S. officials say.

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American freed by Syrian militants overcome with emotion

A U.S. writer released from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is doing well and is excited to be free, his mother says.

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Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

A thief broke in but didn't get the jewelry and electronics that most burglars seek.

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Obama woos vets with health care, home loans

The President sought to make amends with veterans, announcing expanded mental health care and lower home loan costs for military families.

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U.S. names Conn. official to lead Obamacare marketplace

The Obama administration named a leader to oversee private health insurance offered to consumers in 36 states.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

Paul Reubens - better known as "Pee Wee Herman - turns 62 today.

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USC investigating Josh Shaw’s ‘hero’ claim

USC is looking into whether the star player actually hurt himself the way he says he did.

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U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007.

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Spy flights over Syria begin

The surveillance flights could pave the way for airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.

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in Lifestyle

California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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Ashton Kutcher named TV’s highest-paid actor

The "Two and a Half Men" star is laughing all the way to the bank.

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Djokovic, Sharapova sparkle after others toil

A steamy first day proved more than a little stressful for several of the U.S. Open favorites.

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Florida Georgia Line singer launching clothing line

Brian Kelley is creating a new clothing line with his wife, Brittney Marie Cole Kelley.

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

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It’s official: Burger King is buying Tim Horton’s

The fast food king will buy the Canadian coffee chain to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group.

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NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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Rucker, Little Big Town to announce CMA nominees

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Darius Rucker and Little Big Town will announce the nominees for "The 48th Annual CMA Awards."

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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These celebrities will celebrate their birthdays on Labor Day.

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.