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Nation Now

2014 quiz: Were you paying attention this year?

2014 quiz: Were you paying attention this year?Let's take one last trip down memory lane with this year-end quiz.
  • Nation Now
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Weather

Massive holiday storm poised to disrupt travel

Massive holiday storm poised to disrupt travelAs a record-number of people hit the road for the holidays, a large storm system is poised to disrupt travel.
  • Weather
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Cars

Elon Musk's 'hyperloop' idea takes next step

Elon Musk's 'hyperloop' idea takes next stepA 76-page report discusses some of the big issues facing the high-speed transport project
  • Cars
  • 4 hours, 12 minutes ago
Health

We were tricked into thinking carrots improve vision

We were tricked into thinking carrots improve visionA new video from the American Chemical Society explains the science behind it.
  • Health
  • 6 hours, 28 minutes ago
World

State Department issues worldwide travel alert

State Department issues worldwide travel alertThe alert is in response to a lone wolf attack in Australia earlier this week.
  • World
  • 3 hours, 36 minutes ago
Washington

Obama calls 2014 a 'breakthrough year'

Obama calls 2014 a 'breakthrough year'The president holds his annual end-of-the-year news conference.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Music

Surprise! Madonna releases six new songs on iTunes

Surprise! Madonna releases six new songs on iTunesHer new album, 'Rebel Heart,' will be released March 10.
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  • 5 hours, 11 minutes ago
World

How to avoid Clark Griswold-like disasters this holiday

How to avoid Clark Griswold-like disasters this holidayHoliday surprises are best left for when you are opening gifts.
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  • 9 hours, 39 minutes ago
Cars

Just Cool Cars: Auctioneer's Ferrari had two lives

Just Cool Cars: Auctioneer's Ferrari had two livesIt had a successful racing history early in Europe then the whole body was replaced
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  • 5 hours, 53 minutes ago
World

5 surprising trends that could change the future

5 surprising trends that could change the futureFrom skyscraper cemeteries to wine drones, change is coming.
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  • 10 hours, 16 minutes ago
Business

7 biggest business blunders ever committed

7 biggest business blunders ever committedA list of some of the most impactful, yet egregious business decisions of all time.
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  • 7 hours, 16 minutes ago
Weird

Free sample? Not so fast: White truffle bite cost $300

Free sample? Not so fast: White truffle bite cost $300The diner said the truffle was "not very good"
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  • 21 hours, 4 minutes ago
Nation

'Christmas angel' saves family of 12 from house fire

'Christmas angel' saves family of 12 from house fireShe had gone outside for a smoke after baking cookies.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
World

U.S. releases 4 Afghans from Guantanamo

U.S. releases 4 Afghans from GuantanamoThe repatriation brings to 132 the number of detainees remaining at Guantanamo.
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  • 6 hours, 53 minutes ago
Investigations

Watching Out For You: A much needed refund

Watching Out For You: A much needed refundTricia Bronikowsi was given the run around at a local Walgreens, until Tiffany Craig stepped in to help
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  • 18 hours, 16 minutes ago
Local

Love of baking turns into charity for one woman

Love of baking turns into charity for one womanInge Liesner bakes each cake with a heartfelt gift--and she never skimps out on the butter
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  • 18 hours, 14 minutes ago
Nation Now

Homeless man, dog reunite thanks to help from strangers

Homeless man, dog reunite thanks to help from strangersThanks to helping hands, Delaware man no longer has to walk 5 miles a day to see his buddy.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Students disciplined after Spring HS food fights

Students disciplined after Spring HS food fightsAccording to students, the fights broke out on the last school day before the holiday break
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 20 minutes ago
News

Woman finds remains of 2 babies in storage unit after winning bid

Woman finds remains of 2 babies in storage unit after winning bidA storage unit that a woman took ownership of after getting the winning bid quickly went from treasure hunt to a crime scene.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
World

Should U.S. sneak 'The Interview' into North Korea?

Should U.S. sneak 'The Interview' into North Korea?President Obama promised a U.S. response to North Korea hack attack.
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  • 22 hours, 42 minutes ago
Houston Texans

Rockets acquire veteran swingman Corey Brewer from T-Wolves

Rockets acquire veteran swingman Corey Brewer from T-WolvesThe Minnesota Timberwolves will trade veteran swingman Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Texas

AP: Texas in top three for child abuse deaths

AP: Texas in top three for child abuse deathsTexas comes in third behind Florida and New York
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  • 1 day ago
Crime

Man charged with disrupting Qatar-to-Houston flight

Man charged with disrupting Qatar-to-Houston flightA federal indictment alleges a Houston man disrupted a flight from the Persian Gulf to Houston earlier this month, including threatening to blow up the plane.
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  • 1 day ago
Money

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cards

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cardsThe company believes that approximately 1.16 million payment cards may have been affected
  • Money
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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