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Tiger Woods Wins First Golf Tournament Since 4 Back Surgeries

Tiger Woods did something Sunday that he hasn't done in more than five years: He won a tournament. The victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta was the 80th victory of his PGA Tour.

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Kavanaugh Denies Fresh Harassment Allegations From College Classmate

A college classmate of Kavanaugh's says he acted inappropriately during a drunken party 35 years ago Kavanaugh, who's currently a federal appeals judge, denies the allegations.

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Bill Cosby's Sentencing: How We Got Here, What His Punishment Could Be

The 81-year-old comedian faces as much as four years in prison after a jury convicted him of three counts of aggravated indecent assault in April. Cosby's sentencing hearing begins Monday.

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A Bunch Of Cocaine: Boxes Of Donated Bananas Contained $17.8 Million Worth Of Drugs

"Sometimes, life gives you lemons. Sometimes, it gives you bananas," says the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. "And sometimes, it gives you something you'd never expect!"

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Wildfire Breaks Out Near Camp In Greece, Home To Thousands Of Refugees

A plume of smoke was visible not far from the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. The number of migrants and refugees arriving in Greece by sea has soared this year.

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PHOTOS: As Florence Floodwaters Rose, Rescuers Helped Hundreds Of Animals In Danger

Some evacuees are unwilling or unable to bring their pets with them, leaving them in a dangerous position. Rescuers have been tracking down scared animals in danger and bringing them to safety.

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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Attorneys for Ford reached an agreement with committee staff on Sunday after days of negotiations over the conditions and details of her appearance.

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Meet Nevada's 'Trump Of Pahrump'

Brothel owner Dennis Hof is running for Nevada state legislature. He says President Trump broke the mold and made someone like him, an "anti-establishment" candidate, palatable to voters.

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One Year After The Las Vegas Shooting, 2 Survivors Remember

Two survivors of the Las Vegas shooting: A young man, shot in the lung, hid under a dead body and survived. A police officer who had never before fired his gun on active duty, now trains others.

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California Launches New Effort To Fight Election Disinformation

The state's new Office of Election Cybersecurity will focus on combating social media campaigns that try to confuse voters or discourage them from not casting ballots.

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New Book: Vaccines Have Always Had Haters

That's one of the themes in the new book 'Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity.'

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Teens Sleeping Too Much, Or Not Enough? Parents Can Help

Though teenagers need about nine hours of rest a night, most get only seven and are suffering. A new survey suggests their parents are struggling, too. Here's how to improve the quality of teen sleep.

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Do Healthy Diets Protect The Planet? As The U.N. Meets, A Focus On Sustainability

As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.

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A Timeline Of Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Controversy As Kavanaugh To Face Accuser

As another Supreme Court nominee faces allegations of sexual misconduct, what can be learned from the handling of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy?

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China And Vatican Sign Agreement On Appointment Of Bishops

The "provisional" deal — signed in Beijing by deputy foreign ministers on both sides — gives the Holy See a say in naming of bishops, and grants the pope veto power over candidates.

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Comcast Outbids Fox And Will Acquire British Broadcaster Sky

The U.S. cable giant won a rare auction held by British regulators with a bid of $39 billion. Comcast hopes acquiring Sky will help it compete with online streaming services Netflix and Amazon.

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Trump Administration Will Seek To Limit Green Cards For Immigrants Needing Public Aid

The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new rule that would expand Trump administration efforts to restrict immigrants' access to welfare programs.

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Lawyers For Christine Blasey Ford Say She Will Testify Before Senate Committee

Lawyers for the woman who accused Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault say she will testify before the Senate Judiciary committee next week.

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Survivor Rescued From Inside Capsized Tanzanian Ferry

Two days after the disaster, which left more than 200 people dead, divers pulled a man from inside the vessel. He reportedly locked himself in the engine room and survived because of an air pocket.

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At Least 25 Dead, 60 Wounded After Military Parade Attack In Iran

Gunmen disguised as soldiers reportedly began shooting from behind the stands during the parade. Iranian State media reported an Arab separatist group claimed responsibility for the attack.

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