Ah, Fall ... Sleep An Extra Hour Tonight

Daylight Savings Time

At 2 a.m. Sunday, Americans will effectively turn back their clocks one hour -- in essence, allowing them to relive the 1 a.m. hour two times over -- as part of the semi-annual daylight saving routine.

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