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University of Illinois to Help Minority Ph.D. Candidates

The University of Illinois says it's using its share of a $3 million grant to help minority students seeking doctoral degrees.

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You can buy Oprah’s clothes, furniture

The media mogul will sell paintings, furniture, designer clothing, and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

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in National

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned post, charged with desertion

Bergdahl, who disappeared in 2009, could face life in prison.

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in Sports

Hornets, Clippers will play 2 preseason games in China

The games are part of the NBA's effort to grow the brand internationally.

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in Viral Videos

Fritz the dog can’t catch food

We're sure he's good at other things.

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in Entertainment

‘X-Files’ coming back this summer

It's just been a "13-year commercial break," the show's creator says.

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Springfield Man Rolls Vehicle, Crashes Into House

A Springfield man is in custody following a rollover crash on south 3rd street early Wednesday morning.

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in Music

Van Halen to shut down Hollywood Boulevard

The rockers plan to announce details of their upcoming North American tour.

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in Music

Scott Weiland apologizes for bad backstage behavior

The former Stone Temple Pilots frontman admits he acted poorly at a fan meet-and-greet.

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in Sports

Nicklaus gets Congressional honor

The 75-year old Nicklaus is the winner of an unprecedented 18 major championships.

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in Sports

NFL owners shoot down video replay changes

The only replay proposal to be approved will allow game officials to use replay for clock issues.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, March 25.

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in Music, Entertainment

‘Stand by Me’ among 25 records being preserved at U.S. library

Recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers, and Radiohead are among those being preserved by the Library of Congress.

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in Weird

Elephants save the day

Authorities responding to a tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway were astounded to see what was keeping it from overturning: elephants.

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in Sports

Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

Long before that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most baseball players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.

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in Lifestyle

Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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in Music

Lollapalooza lineup: McCartney, Metallica among 130 acts

Sam Smith, Florence + the Machine, Bassnectar and The Weeknd are also on the lineup.

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in Sports

Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off in court

The wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is going to court to seek $2.5 million in real estate and cars he gave a girlfriend.

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in National, World

3 Americans among victims in French plane crash

The crash of the German jet killed all 150 passengers on board.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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‘Empire’ co-stars spark romance rumors

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Are Trai Byers and Grace Gealey more than just coworkers?

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Idris Elba could be the next ‘Star Trek’ villain

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The in-demand actor is in talks to join the star-studded cast of the sci-fi franchise.

in Entertainment, Weird

Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

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Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

in Music

Van Halen plan tour, live album

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The band is back and ready to hit the road.