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National & World (New) As he launches 2016 bid, Christie embraces underdog role
The launch of the Republican governor's White House campaign is the culmination of years of groundwork that began even before his landslide re-election to a second term as governor in 2013, but one nearly felled by scandal and a descent from his standing as one of the nation's most popular state leaders to a politician whose approval ratings have reached record lows at home.

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YouNews Civic Stadium (New) Civic Stadium
This was the scene for our family at Civic Stadium. We enjoyed going to our home ballpark to watch the Ems play ball. The loss of the park is tragic.

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Offbeat Legal fight centers on recipes of 'M-A-S-H' hot dog eatery Legal fight centers on recipes of 'M-A-S-H' hot dog eatery
Ownership of secret recipes and ingredients from an Ohio restaurant made famous on the TV series "M-A-S-H" is at the center of a legal dispute between a grandson of the original owner and the current ownership group.
Offbeat Privately owned Texas town drops 'Bikinis' name Privately owned Texas town drops 'Bikinis' name
Bikinis, Texas, is no more. The privately owned town in rural Gillespie County has reverted to Bankersmith, the name it had before it was bought by an Austin restaurateur whose chain requires waitresses to wear bikinis.

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Sports Mayweather-Pacquiao boosts casino winnings above $1 billion
Huge crowds and high rollers in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion off gamblers in May, according to records released Friday.
Sports No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft
Connor McDavid's favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James. He's now in their club, forever to be known as a No. 1 pick.

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National & World WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business
WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic espionage.

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Home Summer camp for adults! Summer camp for adults! (Video)
Think summer camp is just for kids? Think again! Adults are reliving their nostalgic summer camp days, and some are getting to experience it for the first time. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
Home Beach lifeguards using drones to watch for sharks Beach lifeguards using drones to watch for sharks (Video)
The recent shark attacks in North Carolina that left two swimmers missing limbs -- have many beach-goers a little nervous. A California beach lifeguard unit is taking to the sky, with quad-copter drones to watch for sharks and keep swimmers safe. As Stacey Butler shows us, this aerial approach is already showing results.

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Consumer What's with the 'documentation' fee? What's with the 'documentation' fee?
Buy a car and there's a good chance you'll get hit with what's called a "documentation fee.” This is an extra charge, often hundreds of dollars, that supposedly covers the dealership's cost to handle the paperwork for that purchase.
Technology Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music
Some recording-technology experts say this super high-res format — known by its 192 kHz, 24-bit technical specs — is pricy digital overkill, an oversized "bit bucket" that contains sounds only dogs or dolphins can truly enjoy.

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Technology Need to hit friends up for cash? There's an app for that
Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes. And they're particularly popular among millennials.
Technology Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing
With domestic movie theater attendance stagnant in recent years, more theater owners are looking to provide immersive "4-D" jolts to goose both moviegoers and box office revenues.

Health

Health Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group on Monday proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it — what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.
Health FDA weighs target population for Amgen cholesterol drug
Federal health regulators said Monday a highly-anticipated, experimental drug from Amgen significantly lowers bad cholesterol. But officials have questions about who should take the drug and whether to approve it based on currently available data.
Health Female sex pill makes comeback with positive panel vote (Video)
Women suffering from low libido got some hope this week when a panel of health experts said the government should approve an experimental pill intended to boost sexual desire. It is the first time a government panel has endorsed such a drug. The move surprised many experts, because the Food and Drug Administration has twice rejected the drug due to lackluster effectiveness and worrisome side effects.
Health FDA panel backs female libido pill, under safety conditions
The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women.

Business

Business Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone
Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives.
Business Disney merges consumer product, interactive divisions
Disney is merging its consumer product and interactive divisions, a move that acknowledges the shared goals of important product lines like the Disney Infinity video game franchise and the upcoming line of wearable toys called Playmation.

Consumer

Consumer Free samples not necessarily free (Video)
A local woman says all she wanted was a free sample of face cream. But the free sample morphed into unwanted products and more than $400 on her credit card.
Consumer Seniors lose billions each year to financial fraud
We don't hear all that much about it, but financial elder abuse is a serious and growing crime in this country. It's estimated that seniors lose more than $3 billion each year to financial exploitation.
Consumer Cash advances can be costly
Need a small loan right away? You might be tempted to borrow from your credit card company. It's called a “cash advance” and it's really convenient. It's also very costly.