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Blizzard 2015: How did the forecasts get it so wrong?

New Yorkers were left fuming after a blizzard that was supposed to dump two feet of snow turned out to be a bust

Scott Walker takes concrete step toward presidential campaign

The Wisconsin governor announced the creation of a leadership organization and website

Child swallows SpongeBob SquarePants

Doctor stunned to see freckled cartoon character in x-rays of 16-month old boy

House explores legal actions against Obama on immigration

Conservatives want more aggressive action against the president

One of four boys saved from icy Maryland pond dies

Group had fallen through ice in pond outside Baltimore; boy who died was the last rescued


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EU anti-terror chief urges rehab, not prison, for jihadis

Gilles de Kerchove says that some prisons have become "incubators of radicalization"

Michelle Obama sees limits on Saudi women firsthand

For first lady, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live

After Kobani victory, Kurds expand fight against ISIS

Extremist fight expands to 300 Kurdish villages and hamlets in Syria, and fighting so far has leveled the strategic town on the Turkish border

Philippines rejects U.S. Marine's appeal to drop transgender murder case

Police say Jennifer Laude was found dead with her head inside a toilet bowl minutes after Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton left room

Israel, Syrian elements exchange fire in Golan Heights

Two rockets from Syria struck Israeli territory, so the Israeli military responded with artillery

Apple iPhone sales top expectations but China market No. 2 to U.S.

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(Reuters) - Apple Inc quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones in the holiday shopping season ... more

Chicago Holocaust Survivor Recalls Painful Memories On Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz

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Chicago Holocaust Survivor Recalls Painful Memories On Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz
As world leaders gathered in Poland Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a Chicago woman who survived the notorious Nazi ... more

Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake into a separate company

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Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake into a separate company
Yahoo is spinning off its multibillion-dollar stake in Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding.

Downtown Barber Shop Offers Shave And A Haircut For Two Pence

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Downtown Barber Shop Offers Shave And A Haircut For Two Pence
Gentlemen are packing Truefitt & Hill on Monroe to get their two pence worth.

Yahoo to spin off Alibaba stake, bowing to pressure

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc unveiled a plan for a tax-free spin-off of its 15 percent stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , ... more

Snapchat launches Discover for content delivery

The messaging app is delving into publishing, briefly

NASA will keep using Russian Soyuz ferry craft

NASA plans to launch "mixed crews" of U.S. and Russian members on each flight as a contingency in case of emergencies

Blizzard 2015: How did the forecasts get it so wrong?

New Yorkers were left fuming after a blizzard that was supposed to dump two feet of snow turned out to be a bust

FTC: "Internet of Things" poses consumer risks

The growing number of household products that connect to the Internet could be tempting to hackers, the government fears

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake

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Yahoo unveiled plans for a tax-free spinoff of its remaining holdings in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba as the company also reported declines in fourth-quarter earnings ... more

Clippers' Matt Barnes fined for 'inappropriate language' toward fan

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Clippers' Matt Barnes fined for 'inappropriate language' toward fan
Matt Barnes has been fined $25,000 for 'inappropriate language' toward a fan during the team's 120-100 win over the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 25, the ... more

Paul Pierce says Kobe Bryant's season-ending injury 'saddens me'

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Paul Pierce says Kobe Bryant's season-ending injury 'saddens me'
They have been NBA contemporaries their entire careers, Kobe Bryant doing his job for 19 seasons with the Lakers when healthy and Paul Pierce doing ... more

Robert Allenby takes aim at sceptics of his Hawaii kidnapping

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Robert Allenby takes aim at sceptics of his Hawaii kidnapping
• Allenby insists he was assaulted, robbed and bundled into car• Player has ‘no memory in my brain’ of missing two hours• Credit cards could ... more

Lakers: Week 14 predictions

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Lakers: Week 14 predictions
The Lakers have lost eight in a row, dropping all four through Week 13. That streak seems likely to continue through Week 14, the Lakers ... more

Kurt Busch Focusing on Racing Amid Domestic Violence Case

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Kurt Busch: Domestic violence case a 'matter of seeing through things and understanding truth'

You Asked: By How Much Did the Storm Miss New York City?

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New York City was prepared for the worst and virtually shut down Monday night, but the city saw less than a foot of snow.

'Fantastic Four' trailer glimpses younger, darker superhero revamp

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'Fantastic Four' trailer glimpses younger, darker superhero revamp
It's not clobberin' time just yet, but the first trailer for Fox's "Fantastic Four" reboot has been unveiled, giving moviegoers an introductory glimpse of director ... more

Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says

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Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says
Ride-hailing services like Uber, Sidecar and Lyft may be lowering instances of drunk driving, according to a report produced by Uber and Mothers Against Drunk ... more

Mr. Incredible convicted in Hollywood Boulevard brawl with Batgirl

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Mr. Incredible convicted in Hollywood Boulevard brawl with Batgirl
A man who wears a Mr. Incredible costume to entertain tourists on Hollywood Boulevard was convicted Tuesday of punching and body-slamming a Batgirl during a ... more

The Staggering Cost Of Making An Auto Insurance Claim

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The Staggering Cost Of Making An Auto Insurance Claim
To claim or not to claim? You might think twice about asking your insurer to cover the cost of fixing those parking lot dents.
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Taylor Swift's Twitter account gets hacked

The 25-year-old singer says any alleged "nudes" floating around are fake

Daniele Watts pleads not guilty to lewd conduct

Watts and her boyfriend were charged in October after​ briefly being detained by Los Angeles police who were investigating a report of lewd conduct in ... more

Katie Holmes books role on "Ray Donovan"

The "Dawson's Creek" alumna is joining the Showtime drama for its upcoming third season

Date set for 2016 Golden Globe Awards

​We're not even done with this year's busy awards show season -- but film and TV lovers can mark their calendars for 2016

John Legend and Common are Oscars-bound

The performers of the nominated song "Glory" will take the Academy Awards stage next month

Child swallows SpongeBob SquarePants

Doctor stunned to see freckled cartoon character in x-rays of 16-month old boy

High cholesterol long-term raises risk of heart problems in future

Living with even slightly elevated levels of cholesterol over time greatly increases future risk for heart disease

Common allergy, depression meds may increase odds of dementia

Long-term use of some allergy and depression meds may be linked to increased risk of dementia

Genetics of autism more complicated than thought, study finds

Research on siblings with autism sheds new light on disorder's complexity

Indiana governor to launch state-funded news outlet

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Indiana governor to launch state-funded news outlet
Danielle HaynesINDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence plans to launch his own state-run, state-funded news service.