Operation Backpack loads up for school year  

The start of a new school year is an exciting time for most children, but for homeless children it can be difficult. Some of homeless children's most basic needs are not met which can make showing up for the first day of school tough. The local non-profit Volunteers of America is working with local businesses to try and help.

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President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have "gone off the rails." He is also urging Democrats to get over their complacency and vote Republicans out of office.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer holds ‘direct’ telephone conversations with President Obama, suggesting a rift between the leaders. (Allan Tannenbaum - Pool, Getty Images)
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer holds "direct" telephone conversations with U.S. President Barack Obama, suggesting a rift between the leaders who were once close.


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The beard hair applied each day onto Dwayne Johnson's face for his role as Hercules in the eponymous movie was from yak testicles. (Mark Metcalfe, 2014 Getty Images)
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Richard Pryor Jr. has sent a cease and desist order to Pryor's widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, who is contributing to a biopic of his late father's life. (Mike Coppola, 2014 Getty Images)
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