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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

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Emmy countdown begins

Television, the medium that made Robin Williams a star, will honor his remarkable career during tonight's Emmy Awards.

Some Napa Valley wineries hit hard by earthquake

 Napa Valley vintners woke up to a lot of broken bottles Sunday morning.

Man arrested after scaling Brooklyn Bridge

In another security lapse at the Brooklyn Bridge, the New York Police Department arrested a man Sunday afternoon after he scaled the historical structure, police said.

California quake: Was this the one before the 'Big One'?

Relax. This quake wasn't a sign that the dreaded "Big One" is coming -- at least not yet.

Michael Brown's father calls for calm Monday, the day his son is laid to rest

Mourners began lining up at a St. Louis church hours before Monday's funeral of slain teenager Michael Brown. His father called for a day of calm.

Parents turn in daughter after finding nude pics on cell, tablet

A Dinwiddie mother got a nasty shock when she went through her daughter's cell phone and tablet. The pictures she discovered were so disturbing that she turned the girl in to sheriff's deputies.

LIST: Most stolen vehicles in America

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recently released the most stolen vehicles in the U.S. 

All clear at Army's Fort Lee after 'active shooter incident'

A female soldier with a gun who caused a lockdown on Monday at Fort Lee in Virginia shot and wounded herself, the Army installation said in a statement after the all-clear was given.

Sleepy students: delaying school

Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn't have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies

Acclaimed actor-director Richard Attenborough has died, the British Broadcasting Corporation reported Sunday, citing his son. Attenborough was 90.

Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A group of hackers calling themselves "Lizard Squad" has taken down several popular online video game networks and possibly diverted an American Airlines jet carrying a Sony executive.

John Sperling, founder of the University of Phoenix, dies

The founder of the University of Phoenix, Dr. John G. Sperling, has died, according to a statement posted on the Apollo Education Group's website. He was 93.

Chris Brown's VMA party turns violent; 'Suge' Knight, 2 others shot

Gunshots inside a celebrity-filled Sunset Strip party hosted by Chris Brown wounded three people early Sunday, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman said.

Dozens injured, child critically, after strong earthquake in California

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Northern California early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

What's black and white and cuddly and marking a birthday?

First birthdays are often a big deal. And when you're a giant panda cub -- such as Bao Bao, at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington -- they are even bigger.