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Matthew McConaughey out of 'Magic Mike' sequel

 Channing Tatum's "Magic Mike" sequel has lost one of its star players.

It's time to get your flu shot

 Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now.

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.

Are these the world's sexiest accents?

The Scots are talking a lot this week -- perhaps you've heard a little something about an independence referendum -- and that makes us happy. That's because we like how the Scots talk.

Ebola patients buying survivors' blood from black market, WHO warns

 As hospitals in nations hardest hit by Ebola struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from survivors

Scotland's voters make their choice in independence referendum

 Scotland's voters are heading to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in a landmark referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.

Skeletons found 'holding hands' after 700 years

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with their fingers entwined.

U.S. ready to strike ISIS in Syria, military officials say

 The U.S. military has everything it needs to strike ISIS inside Syria and is awaiting President Barack Obama's authorization to do so, U.S.

Panthers' Hardy, appealing domestic violence conviction, takes voluntary leave

 Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy, who has been granted a new trial this fall after a domestic violence conviction in July, has tak

State of emergency declared for Northern California counties hit by fires

 California's Governor has declared a state of emergency in two counties in the north of the state where wildfires have torched tens of thousa