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7 hours ago

White House seeks $1.8B in emergency funds for Zika virus

The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the rapidly spreading virus.

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12 hours ago

Gas prices continue to drop

The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.

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13 hours ago

North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.

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13 hours ago

Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

Don't plan on getting a burrito for lunch today - every Chipotle location in America will be closed this morning for a food safety meeting.

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14 hours ago

Trump says New Hampshire win not necessary to secure nomination

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he does not have to win the New Hampshire primary vote on Tuesday to secure the nomination, apparently tamping down expectations despite holding a double-digit lead in that state's polls.

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14 hours ago

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Feb. 8

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

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3 days ago

Making headlines this week

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

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4 days ago

U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

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4 days ago

Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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4 days ago

Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.

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4 days ago

In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim ‘progressive’ mantle

Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and accusing him of an "artful smear" in suggesting she could be bought by political donations.

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4 days ago

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 5

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

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4 days ago

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli laughs off questions from lawmakers, calls them ‘imbeciles’

The former drug company executive sparked outrage last year after his company raised the price of a lifesaving medicine by more than 5,000 percent to $750 a pill.

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5 days ago

Just in time for tax season, IRS experiencing technical difficulties

The Internal Revenue Service says it is experiencing computer failure and temporarily cannot accept taxpayer returns.

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5 days ago

Republican campaign for White House turns nastier as field narrows

Campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination has taken a nasty turn with Donald Trump accusing rival Ted Cruz of fraud as the field of candidates narrowed ahead of next week's New Hampshire primary.

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5 days ago

Super Bowl security to be super tight

U.S. law enforcement officials preparing for Super Bowl 50 have worked with their French counterparts to learn from last year's deadly attacks in Paris, as they plan safety for Sunday's big game.

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5 days ago

Women could soon have to register for the draft

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday it was up to Congress to decide whether to require women to register for the military draft, and he expected U.S. lawmakers to take up the issue this autumn.

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5 days ago

Obama visits a mosque to send pointed message to non-Muslims

President Barack Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque, in an effort to allay the fears of Americans accustomed to pop-culture portrayals of Muslims as terrorists, and to reassure Muslim American youth about their place in the nation.

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5 days ago

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 4

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

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6 days ago

Education Department gives states ways to cut standardized testing

The Obama administration is offering states and local school districts a lesson plan of sorts for reducing standardized testing in public schools.

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5 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.

10 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.

12 hours ago in Music

After dominating Super Bowl halftime, Beyoncé announces world tour

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The 40-date concert series will mark her first solo headlining tour since her 2013 Mrs. Carter shows.

12 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.

13 hours ago in Music

Jason Derulo hospitalized in Paris

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The "Talk Dirty" singer hurt himself in a dance floor mishap.