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What's new on Netflix and Amazon for September

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are adding titles to their streaming options in September.<p>From children's programming to new episodes of beloved series, it's all here for your viewing pleasure with this month's schedule of releases:<p>Here' s what to look for on Netflix:<p><b>September 1:</b><p>"A Simple …

St. Louis-area officer fired after Facebook comments on Ferguson protests

A St. Louis-area police officer has been fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, according to a city official.<p>"These protesters should be put down like a rabid dog the first night," Matthew Pappert, a …

From NY to Texas, KKK recruits with candies and fliers

Carlos Enrique Londoño laughs at the Ku Klux Klan recruitment flier recently left on the driveway of his suburban New York home. It's unlikely the group would accept him.<p>"I'm Colombian and dark-skinned," said Londoño, a painter and construction worker who has lived in Hampton Bays on Long Island …

49ers' Ray McDonald faces domestic violence charge

The National Football League's new domestic violence policy will be tested just three days after it was implemented by Commissioner Roger Goodell.<p>San Jose, California, police arrested the San Francisco 49ers' starting defensive end Ray McDonald on Sunday on felony domestic violence charges.<p>Police …

Parents arrested after pulling son with brain cancer out of hospital

The parents who pulled their cancer-stricken son from a British hospital and spurred an international search for the boy have been ordered to appear Monday in a court in Spain, where they were arrested, police said.<p>Brett and Naghmeh King took their 5-year-old son, Ashya, who has brain cancer, to …

Suspected serial bank robber strikes again

Authorities are on the hunt for a suspected serial bank robber after he struck again this month after a nearly two-year hiatus.<p>The suspect is said to have held up the First Nebraska Bank in Nebraska City, Nebraska, on August 22. He's wanted in connection to a string of other robberies -- in Idaho, …

Joan Rivers' daughter: 'Fingers crossed' on recovery - CNN.com

Comedian Joan Rivers died Thursday, September 4, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, her daughter said. She was 81. Click through the gallery to look back at her career.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Joan Rivers through the years<p>Joan Rivers through the years<p>Joan Rivers through the …

Train your brain to crave healthy food - CNN.com

A superfood is easy to find in the grocery store, contains nutrients that are known to enhance longevity and has other health benefits that are backed by peer-reviewed, scientific studies. Broccoli makes the list because it's one of nature's most nutrient-dense foods, with only 30 calories per cup. …

Kentucky U.S. Senate contest is a key race in 2014 midterms

While Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, it's also the unofficial start to the campaign season.<p>That means politicking will be on the rise, especially as control of the Senate is at stake as well as control of 36 state houses. So, if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- …

Chris Tucker settles huge tax bill; poor management blamed for IRS lien

Comedian Chris Tucker's multimillion dollar tax bill isn't very funny, but he's reached a deal with the IRS to settle it, his representative said Monday.<p>The federal tax collector placed a $2.5 million lien against Tucker in Georgia last week, but it was just a "technical requirement" before a …

Fast-food workers plan nationwide protest Thursday

The campaign to get fast-food workers paid at least $15 a hour resumes later this week.<p>Union organizers say workers will walk off their jobs Thursday in 150 cities nationwide. Restaurants that they say will be affected include McDonald's (MCD), Burger King (BKW) , Wendy's and KFC, which is owned by …

Sand collapse kills 9-year-old girl at Oregon beach

When you think of potentially fatal threats at the beach, you probably think of sharks or riptides. You probably don't worry about the sand. But that unexpected killer has now claimed at least three lives in the United States this summer.<p>Nine-year-old Isabel Grace Franks died at a Lincoln City, …

Carrie Underwood tweets pregnancy on Labor Day - CNN.com

Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria, announced on New Year's Day 2015 that they are expecting their second child. Thomas posted a pic of her, Baldwin, toddler Carmen and the baby bump on her Instagram account with the caption "2015 is going to be very exciting as we are thrilled to announce we are …

Man kills 3 children at Chinese school, then jumps off building

The new school year in China began Monday with a horrifying attack.<p>A man stabbed to death three children at a primary school in central China and then committed suicide by jumping off a building, state media reported.<p>The attacker, identified by his surname Chen, broke into Dongfang Primary School …

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins this week

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.<p>After an expedited review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers were given the green light …

Survivor lead singer Jimi Jamison dead at 63

Jimi Jamison, who belted out the hits "The Search is Over" and "Burning Heart" for 1980s rock band Survivor, has died. He was 63.<p>"The entire Survivor family is very shocked and saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison," the band's official Facebook page said. "Our thoughts, love and …

Rep. Ryan Calls For 'Culture Of Inclusion' To Tackle Poverty

Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, used to have a habit of describing the American people in two categories. There were the "makers" — people paying taxes — and the "takers" — people getting government benefits.<p>Today, the Wisconsin Republican says he was wrong, and that the …

Chicago's Gang Violence Limits Kids Mobility

Steve Inskeep talks to Steve Gates of Youth Advocate Programs, a lifelong resident of one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, about the changing nature and daily experience of violence there.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Police in Chicago are calling in reinforcements - additional state …

Plea To Ferguson's Leaders: To Help Heal, Acknowledge Our Hurt

To listen to the community event, go to St. Louis Public Radio.<p><i>(Editor's Note: NPR's Michel Martin was invited by St. Louis Public Radio to moderate a community conversation on Thursday around race, police tactics and leadership following the shooting death of Michael Brown. The following story is</i> …

California Lawmakers Pass 'Affirmative Consent' Sexual Assault Bill

California is one step closer to becoming the first state to require colleges and universities "to adopt a standard of unambiguous consent among students engaging in sexual activity," <i>The Los Angeles Times</i> reports.<p>The California Senate gave the bill unanimous approval on Thursday, and it is now …

On Ferguson's Streets, Echoes Of Another Fatal Shooting

<i>Myles Bess, a reporter and producer with Youth Radio, has been reporting in Ferguson, Mo., where Michael Brown was shot by a police officer on Aug. 9. Bess lives in Oakland, Calif., and in 2009, he lived through the aftermath of the police shooting of another unarmed young black man, Oscar Grant.</i><p>I …

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Restriction On Abortion Clinics

A federal judge in Austin struck down part of a Texas law that would have required all abortion clinics in the state to meet the same standards as outpatient surgical centers. The regulation, which was set to go into effect Monday, would have shuttered about a dozen abortion clinics, leaving only …

Immigrants Keep Children Bilingual By Schooling Them At Home

Many Spanish-speaking immigrants want their children to stay fluent in Spanish even as they learn English. Bilingual home schooling does that on a more personal level.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Many Spanish-speaking immigrants want their children to remain fluent in Spanish, even as they learn …

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana Abortion Law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the …

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests

One Friday night, 30 men and 30 women gathered at a hotel restaurant in Washington, D.C. Their goal was love, or maybe sex, or maybe some combination of the two. They were there for speed dating.<p>The women sat at separate numbered tables while the men moved down the line, and for two solid hours …

More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don't Curb Ultimate Height

More and more kids are being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and many are medicated — often with stimulant drugs like Ritalin or Adderall.<p>With so many children taking these drugs, plenty of parents and doctors are concerned about potential side effects, including the …

3 Americans Detained In North Korea Urge U.S. To Secure Their Release

Three Americans who have been detained in North Korea appealed today to the U.S. to send a senior representative to secure their release.<p>In interviews with CNN and The Associated Press, Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller detailed the conditions of their imprisonment and urged a quick …

Obama Highlights U.S. Economy in Labor Day Speech

Barack Obama<p>At a Labor Day event in Wisconsin Monday, President Barack Obama said, despite a stubborn Congress, and even though Americans "wouldn’t always know it by watching the news," the U.S. is progressing economically. "By almost every measure, the American economy and American workers are …

First openly gay NFL draftee Michael Sam cut by Rams

<b>Michael Sam, the first openly gay American Footballer drafted into the US National Football League, has failed to make the St Louis Rams' final roster.</b><p>The Rams filed their roster before Saturday afternoon's deadline and Sam was not among the 53-strong squad.<p>The 24-year-old defensive end can still …

Senegal Monitors Contacts of First Ebola Patient

Health news<p>Senegalese authorities on Monday were monitoring everyone who was in contact with a student infected with Ebola who crossed into the country, and who has lost three family members to the disease. An Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,500 people in Guinea, Liberia, …