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2 weeks ago

Gas prices plunge 14 cents over past 2 weeks

Gas hasn't been this cheap in seven years.

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2 weeks ago

Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg may launch independent U.S. presidential bid

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, has told his aides to draw up plans for an independent campaign for the U.S. presidency, according to a source familiar with the situation.

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2 weeks ago

East Coast digging out

Officials reported at least 31 storm-related deaths, including traffic accidents and heart attacks while shoveling in Washington, D.C., Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia

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2 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Jan. 25

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

Visitors at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington stop to photograph the quotes etched into the memorial's back wall while it snows in the Nation's Capital, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. The civil rights leader's birthday is celebrated as a federal holiday Monday. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

3 weeks ago

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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3 weeks ago

Millions bracing for winter wallop

The National Weather Service describes the storm as "potentially crippling," with snowfall expected to exceed two feet in some areas.

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3 weeks ago

Automakers recalled 51 million cars last year

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there were 868 separate recalls issued last year.

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Kerry believes 2016 will see Islamic State ‘seriously dented’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he believed Islamic State's military capabilities in Iran and Syria would be seriously weakened by the end of 2016.

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There were a lot of guns confiscated at American airports last year

Security officials intercepted a record 2,653 firearms - 83 percent of them loaded - from carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints last year.

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3 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 22

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 weeks ago

Obama does victory lap for American auto industry

President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did a Detroit victory lap on Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009.

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3 weeks ago

Much of U.S. prepping for major snowstorm

A blustery weekend storm is expected to slam the East Coast with up to 2 feet of snow.

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3 weeks ago

Senate Democrats block Syria refugee bill

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday narrowly blocked legislation that would slow the entry of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the United States in a contentious vote cloaked in presidential election-year politics.

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3 weeks ago

U.S. immigration case could set limits on presidential power

The U.S. Supreme Court challenge to President Barack Obama's immigration policies could have an impact far beyond determining whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.

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3 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 21

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 weeks ago

U.S. congressional committee subpoenas ex-drug CEO Shkreli

A U.S. congressional committee has demanded that former drug executive Martin Shkreli appear at a hearing on drug prices.

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3 weeks ago

Palin’s endorsement fails to excite Trump rallygoers

When it comes to influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Sarah Palin's star power is turning out to be dimmer than expected.

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3 weeks ago

Stocks plunge along with price of oil; Dow off 500 points

Wall Street moved deep into the red in volatile trading on Wednesday

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3 weeks ago

Colorado cinema killer James Holmes transferred to third prison

Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes has been moved to a different prison for the third time.

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3 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAT: Wednesday, Jan. 20

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 9

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A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

14 hours ago in Entertainment

Hugh Jackman had skin cancer – again

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The "X-Men" star is recovering after his fifth skin cancer surgery in two years.

18 hours ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

21 hours ago in Music

No surprise, Adele named world’s top selling artist of 2015

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The British superstar saw off competition from fellow singers Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift to be honored as the global artist of the year.

21 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ breaks new record

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The sci-fi epic, directed by J.J. Abrams, previously became the highest-grossing release in North American film history, after recently passing the $760.5 million "Avatar" hauled in in 2009.