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Peter Theo Curtis smiles as he walks towards reporters to read a statement outside his mother's home in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.  Curtis, a freelance reporter who wrote under the byline Theo Padno and who had been held hostage for about two years in Syria, returned to the U.S. Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
US journalist thankful for work to secure freedomUS journalist Peter Curtis thanks those who helped secure his release from Syrian group
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US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014Congressional analysts: Economy, hurt by poor 1st quarter, to grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013 file photo, an infusion drug to treat cancer is administered to a patient via intravenous drip at a cancer center hospital in Durham, N.C. Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but patient advocates still see wiggle room for companies to avoid covering the sickest and costliest patients. An Associated Press survey in 2014 found that some of the nation's top cancer centers were excluded from the networks of insurance plans sold on state exchanges. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick3 moves insurers can still make to help shape a healthier patient population
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Spanish chain pulls kids' shirt after outcrySpanish chain removes kids' shirt after outcry over similarities with Holocaust clothing
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Rodolfo Molina, an 81-year-old retired mechanic, dries rice for storage outside his home where he has lived for 40 years in Rivas, Nicaragua. Rivas is the town where the first phase of an Inter-Oceanic canal is planned to be built in 2014. Teams from the China-based HKND Group have been interviewing property owners in Rivas, alarming homeowners who fear they'll lose their homes. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
Alarm as Nicaragua starts canal route surveyNicaragua starts survey along interoceanic canal route, alarming property owners
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This frame grab taken from Twitch.tv shows two gamers competing and a streaming chat, at right, as visitors to the online network watch the two gamers go head-to-head. Twitch's 55 million monthly users viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on the service in July 2014, making Twitch.tv one of the world's biggest sources of Internet traffic. (AP Photo/Twitch.tv)
Video games come of age as spectator sportVideo games come of age as a spectator sport as Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million
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Stephen Colbert poses with the award for Outstanding Variety Series in the press room at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Correction: Emmys-List storyCorrection: Emmys-List story
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Hotel suite celebrates Boston rock club The RatHotel suite pays tribute to The Rat, famous Boston dive bar that hosted Ramones, Metallica
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Alec Baldwin visits mom's booth at NY State FairAlec Baldwin visits mother's cancer research booth at New York State Fair
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Kevin Spacey, left, and Ashleigh Banfield arrive at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DCKevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert next month in DC to benefit his foundation
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