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From ocean to ocean, through the Panama Canal

Nina and Fred Fenton have gone on 40 cruises, including five times through the Panama Canal since 1998, but they keep coming back. Read more »

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Liberia: Only 5 people being treated for Ebola in country

Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country — a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus has taken its... Read more »

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Emma Watson to star in live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'

Emma Watson will play Belle in Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast." Read more »

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage, not to a deity but to something similar — the people they see on TV and in the movies. Read more »

Published 4 hours ago

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Spain: Cervantes searchers find casket with his initials

Experts searching for the remains of Miguel de Cervantes said Monday that they found wooden fragments of a casket bearing the initials "M.C." with bones in and around them in a crypt underneath the... Read more »

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Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other... Read more »

Published 12 hours ago

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Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. Read more »

Published 12 hours ago

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Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami. Read more »

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Debbie Reynolds honored for lifetime achievement

Debbie Reynolds accepted the lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild for her nearly seven decade career. Read more »

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Courtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Published 16 hours ago

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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys to fight disease

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Read more »

Published 16 hours ago

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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected... Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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'American Sniper' holds top spot at weekend box office

"American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again. Read more »

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'American Sniper' holds top spot at weekend box office; now stands at $200.1 million

"American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again. The military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle topped the box office for a second weekend in a row. Read more »

Published 23 hours ago

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Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport

Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing hours, over bridges or through a tunnel, to travel a mere eight miles from midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport in... Read more »

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Teachers would get more training on suicide under bill

Public school teachers would undergo more suicide prevention education under a proposal from a bipartisan group of New Jersey lawmakers. Read more »

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'Birdman'? 'Boyhood'? SAG Awards to offer Oscar preview

t annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches. Read more »

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'Birdman'? 'Boyhood'? SAG Awards to offer Oscar preview

The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches. Read more »

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Added protections for consumer information on health website

The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Measles case reported in Sioux Falls; officials host clinic

An unvaccinated child has been diagnosed with the measles in Sioux Falls, state and local health officials said Saturday, meaning 14 people have now been diagnosed in the last month with the highly... Read more »

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Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the... Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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First Look: Jack Black is brave, heartbreaking in 'D Train'

Jack Black said he was drawn to 'The D Train' because he recognized the desperation of the character he plays: An outcast willing to do anything to get the most popular kid from his graduating... Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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Concerns over release of personal data from health care website prompt reversal

Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private... Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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St. George native's documentary nominated for Academy Award

J. Christian Jensen was still sleeping at 5:30 a.m. last Thursday when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced the list of Oscar nominations. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Miss Universe: New friends, countless dresses and 1 crown

Contestants from 88 countries will vie for the title of Miss Universe on Sunday in Florida. The women arrived in Miami nearly two weeks ago ahead of the main event, in which Miss Universe, Gabriela... Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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