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Redskins name Kirk Cousins starting quarterback

The Washington Redskins have made a quarterback change: Kirk Cousins will be the starter this season, not Robert Griffin III. Cousins started the team’s third preseason game on Saturday and completed 20-of-27 passes for 190 yards, tossing both a touchdown and an interception.

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Obama opens Alaska trip aiming to drive climate to forefront

Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

Huge blast at Spanish fireworks factory kills 5, wounds 6

A huge explosion Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed five people and seriously injured three others, police said.

Why this is the worst time of year for ragweed allergy sufferers

Ragweed season started a few weeks ago and will hit its peak sometime around Labor Day, before ending with the first frost.

Top of Month: September Entertainment Guide

With the end of August here, it's time to plan for September. Here's a look at your must-see events.

Papal visit expected to be rowdy, yet reverent

Pope Francis should expect a rock star welcome when he visits St. Charles Borromeo Seminary near Philadelphia.

Kastles stars have title dreams at U.S. Open

Mixed doubles pair Martina Hingis and Leander Paes have taken their winning ways on tour, and look for their third Grand Slam title of the year at the U.S. Open in New York beginning this week.

Pentagon announces $75M investment for next-generation electronics

The Pentagon it will become the largest investor in a new research and manufacturing consortium in Silicon Valley.

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