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TUMS ultimate tailgate: Rockin' short rib sliders

College football is back and that means it's time to get your tailgate on!

But you don't need to slave over the grill all day.

Matt Damon takes ALS Ice Water Challenge with toilet water to raise awareness for those who do not have access to clean water around the world.

Matt Damon does ALS challenge ... with toilet water

Matt Damon is the latest celeb to dump a bucket of water over his head for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but he put his own "swirl" on it.

Damon says it would have been wasteful to use fresh water for the challenge, especially because he is one of the founders of water.org, which raises clean water awareness and sends drinkable water to people around the world.

American Douglas McCain killed in Syria while working for ISIS

American killed fighting for ISIS

An American has died fighting for the terror group ISIS in Syria and this raises fears of the group's reach in the U.S.

33-year-old Douglas McAuthur McCain was killed in a battle between rival extremist groups in Syria.

HP is recalling about six million power cords after reports of them melting or even charring.

6 million computer power cords recalled

HP is recalling about six million power cords after reports of them melting or even charring.

This is the LS-15 power cord.

The homeless man Miley Cyrus took to the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday is wanted by police in Oregon.

Miley's homeless VMA date wanted in Oregon

The homeless man Miley Cyrus took to the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday is wanted by police in Oregon.

According to news reports, Jesse Helt was arrested for allegedly trying to break into a pot dealer's apartment four years ago. Police say he violated his probation.

9-year-old shoots and kills gun instructor with Uzi

9-year-old's Uzi lesson leaves instructor dead

A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed her instructor at a gun range with an Uzi.

According to investigators, the girl accidentally shot Charles Vacca, 39, from Lake Havasu City, Arizona. 

American Douglas McCain killed in Syria while working for ISIS

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Today's must-see, must-share stories as seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

American dies fighting for ISIS (CNN)
- Douglas McCain died fighting for ISIS against a rival extremist group in Aleppo

iPhone 5 battery on the fritz? Fix it for free!

iPhone 5 battery on the fritz? Fix it for free!

If the battery on your iPhone 5 suddenly isn't holding its charge like it used to, Apple will replace your battery for free. 

The tech giant recalled a small percentage of iPhone 5 batteries and is now offering a replacement program at no charge to the user. You had to have bought your phone between September 2012 and January 2013 and be within a specific serial number range. To see if your phone qualifies, type in your serial number here

Drone's eye view of Napa quake damage

Drone's eye view of Napa quake damage

Officials fear the recent earthquake that hit California’s Bay Area may have caused $4 billion in damage to the state's wine country.

About 100 homes and businesses have been labeled too dangerous to enter. There's debris all over the streets, but some stores managed to reopen Monday.

Chef Shane McIntosh Ocean Catering Company whips up his "Mahogany Wings" for the TUMS Ultimage Tailgate

TUMS ultimate tailgate: Step up your wing game

Chef Shane McIntosh of Ocean Catering Company combines barbeque, oyster and Sriracha sauces to give his "Mahogany Wings" that special twist that sets them apart from the average tailgate.

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