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Could The 'Trump Effect' Drive Conservative Latinos Away?

In its post-mortem after the 2012 election, the GOP found it needed to do a better job appealing to Latinos. But the immigration conversation sparked by front-runner Donald Trump could threaten that goal.

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Kanye Is Running For President And 1 Other Must-Watch VMA Moment

Perhaps the most controversial moment during the MTV Video Music Awards came when Nicki Minaj took on Miley Cyrus. It'll be the talk of the water cooler today, so you might as well take a look.

Wes Craven, the legendary horror film director, has died at the age of 76. Here, he's shown at the premiere of Scream 4 in 2011. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Wes Craven, Master Horror Movie Director, Dies At 76

The legendary director of Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream had cancer. His films, which often mixed slasher gore with wry humor, helped reinvent the horror genre.

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Around the Nation

Through Soccer, Teen Migrants Rebuild Lives And Get Chance To Meet Pope

During his U.S. visit in September, the pope is set to meet with unaccompanied minors from Central America who have formed a youth soccer team co-sponsored by New York's Catholic Charities.

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Shots - Health News

To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food

Doctors and parents often miss the signs of female athlete triad syndrome — low energy, low bone density and irregular menstruation in otherwise healthy-looking girls.

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California condors have enormous wingspans. That's fine in the wilderness, but when a bird of this size encounters a power line, the results can be fatal. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park has a program to help train birds to avoid the hazard. Jon Myatt/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Flickr hide caption

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Animals

Small Shocks Help Big Birds Learn To Avoid Power Lines

With wingspans over 9 feet long, California condors are so big that they're at risk for electrocution when they fly into or land on power poles. One San Diego program seeks to change this behavior.

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My Big Break

An Aerobatics Pilot Spins (And Rolls And Loops) A Career From A Crash

Award-winning aviator Patty Wagstaff tackles the extreme, but she was inspired by a simple takeoff gone wrong. Crawling out of the plane, she looked at her pilot and thought, "I can do a lot better."

By the time archaeologists uncovered this statue of the Buddha at Mes Aynak, its head was gone — likely broken off by looters. © Simon Norfolk/National Geographic hide caption

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Goats and Soda

What's Better For Afghanistan's Future: Buddha Tours Or A Copper Mine?

A vast archaeological site sits atop one of the world's biggest untapped copper deposits. Afghanistan must decide which resource will be a greater boon.

President Obama is renaming Alaska's Mount McKinley in an effort to strengthen cooperation between the government and Alaska Native tribes. The peak is returning to its traditional name, Denali. Al Grillo/AP hide caption

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Obama To Rename Continent's Highest Peak From Mount McKinley To Denali

Efforts to change the mountain's name date back to 1975. The White House says changing the name back "recognizes the sacred status of Denali to generations of Alaska Natives."

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It's All Politics

As Democrats Grow Nervous, Clinton Tries To Appeal To Party Leaders

Hillary Clinton tried to rally important Democratic delegates to her side at the party's summer meeting in Minneapolis. But, as she looks increasingly vulnerable, rivals are pressing their own cases.

Animals

WATCH: Octopuses Appear To Take Up Arms As Submarine Warfare Escalates

An Australian bay has gotten a bit too crowded for the local octopuses, who have been fighting and bullying each other. They now appear to be hurling shells as weapons — and there's video evidence.

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