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This photo provided by the Indianapolis Fire Department shows Ace, a pit bull, resting outside the home of Lindsay and James Bernard of Indianapolis after the home caught fire on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Firefighters credited the dog with saving the life of the couple's deaf son, Nick Lamb, 13, by licking the boy's face until he woke up. No one else was home at the time. Neither the boy nor the dog was injured.

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Pit bull alerts sleeping boy to fire

An Indiana family's pit bull is being praised for alerting a deaf boy to a serious fire in his home.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the news you might have missed and the headlines you won't forget.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top country tracks

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course.

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Rory McIlroy in control at British Open, Garcia on fire

Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday.

People arrange candles to offer prayers for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday in eastern Ukraine, sending shockwaves around the world from Malaysia to the Netherlands.

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PHOTOS: Remembering the victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 attack

Mourners around the world remember the victims of the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet that was shot down over Ukraine.

Tim McGraw performs during the CMA Fest at LP Field on Thursday], June 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Tim McGraw’s publicist plays down fan slapping video

Watch the video that appears to show Tim McGraw slapping a female fan at a concert.

Israel intensified its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats on Friday and warned it could "significantly widen" an operation Palestinian officials said was killing ever greater numbers of civilians.

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Israel steps up Gaza ground offensive, civilian casualties grow

Israel intensified its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats on Friday.

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Should online accounts die when you do?

Should your emails, social media, and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member?

FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2013, file photo Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Holder has shown interest in working with Congress to make permanent changes in sentencing laws. Holder last month instructed federal prosecutors to stop charging nonviolent drug offenders with crimes that carry mandatory minimum sentences.

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Changes could mean an early release for 50,000 drug offenders

A proposal before the U.S. Sentencing Commission would take an average of 23 months off prison terms being served by drug offenders.

Peter Capaldi arrives for the World Premiere of World War Z at a central London cinema, Sunday, June 2, 2013.

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BBC bosses apologize for ‘Doctor Who’ leak

"Doctor Who" writer Steven Moffat urges Doctor Who fans to resist the temptation to watch the leaked copy.

Germany's national soccer team captain Philipp Lahm listens to a reporter's question during a news conference in Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Germany will play in group G of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup.

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Phillipp Lahm stuns Germany by quitting soccer

Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland by quitting soccer at the age of 30, five days after winning a World Cup victory.

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Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert battle to be the biggest ‘Star Wars’ fan

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert jump at the chance to prove they're the world's biggest Star Wars fans and win a chance to be in "Episode VII."

A woman speaks on her iPhone as she walks down a busy street in downtown Shanghai on September 10, 2013.

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Next-generation iPhone enters mass production this month

Mass production of a 4.7-inch successor to the wildly popular iPhone 5 series of smartphones will begin during the third week of July.

NBA legend Bill Russell smiles while he is being honored during the 2014 NBA All-Star Game Legends Brunch at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on February 16, 2014.

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Bill Russell ‘okay’ after collapsing in Nevada

Despite being hospitalized, Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell is "okay" after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Cameron Diaz, left, and Jason Segel in a scene from "Sex Tape."

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REVIEW: Diaz and Segel will regret this ‘Sex Tape’

"Sex Tape" disappoints despite the talent in front of and behind the camera.

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Study: Send kids outside to play after school

Researchers say children who spend most of their after-school time outside are more likely to be in better shape than those who stay inside.

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Once a niche, local foods becoming big business

Locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore.

Jim Furyk will represent 5-hour ENERGY(R) through 2014 season. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

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States sue 5-Hour Energy drink over advertising

Oregon, Washington and Vermont sued the makers of 5-Hour Energy for allegedly deceptive and misleading advertising.

U.S. President Barack Obama sits for a military briefing with U.S. Marine General Joseph Dunford (R) at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014.

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Proposed ban on Russian arms firm could hurt U.S. troops

A top U.S. general warns that a congressional bid to bar dealings with Moscow's main weapons exporter could be "catastrophic" for U.S. forces.

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Riding whales with kayaks

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This kayaker takes whale watching to a whole new level.

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Shia LaBeouf has September court date

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The actor's disorderly conduct case is adjourned until the fall.

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Jason Aldean fan found dead after concert

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The 22-year-old's body was discovered after the concert in a local landfill among trash from the stadium.