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Trump, Sanders victorious in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding...

AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014

An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, according to a U.S. Navy report obtained by The... Read more »

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Post-conviction hearing in Adnan Syed wraps after 5 days

A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hearing that... Read more »

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If Splenda gives Swiss rats cancer, does that mean we shouldn’t use it?

If the American-made sweetener Splenda gave Swiss rats cancer, does that mean we shouldn't use it? That's what one consumer advocacy group says, but others say the science is suspicious. Read more »

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Bug spray sales will spike in the U.S. as Zika spreads

Obama has a $1.8 billion plan to combat Zika. Here's how other industries are responding to the spreading virus. Read more »

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Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

President Barack Obama sent Congress his final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives, from a new war on cancer to combating global warming to... Read more »

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Kansas City teacher astonishes with $2 million gift to Jesuits

Even people who knew Anna Kurzweil well wouldn’t have guessed she was a millionaire. She grew up on a farm outside of Kansas City, the youngest of eight children, and entered the convent for... Read more »

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Exit polls: Dems trust Sanders more than Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary after convincing voters that he was more honest and trustworthy than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to... Read more »

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Trump wins New Hampshire after Iowa disappointment

Donald Trump nailed down a solid first electoral win in New Hampshire's presidential primary Tuesday, demonstrating his unorthodox campaign can translate large crowds at rambunctious rallies into... Read more »

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Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of... Read more »

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Pope briefs priests: Don't be smug, don't judge sinners

A specially-recruited group of priests received last-minute instructions from Pope Francis Tuesday before fanning out through the world to show a more merciful face of the Catholic Church to sinners. Read more »

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Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year (+ video)

Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent... Read more »

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Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at fast-food drive-thru restaurant

Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon. Read more »

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Yearly one-night homeless count draws criticism, defenders

Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless... Read more »

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The struggles of minority faiths aren’t over yet — Sikh actor kept off flight for refusing to remove his turban

President Obama spoke out against anti-Muslim sentiment last week, but other minority faith groups experience similar injustices. Read more »

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US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Read more »

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AP News Guide: Snowy New Hampshire has its say in 2016 race

You may have heard about the establishment lane in the 2016 presidential campaign, the outsider lane and more. What the Republican candidates really want from the New Hampshire primary is an... Read more »

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Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost their standing in a highly... Read more »

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Obama to release $4 trillion-plus budget for 2017

President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a... Read more »

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UN official asks Sri Lanka to locate people missing from war

The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka's government on Tuesday to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country's civil war. The government has... Read more »

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Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150

Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic... Read more »

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How Pope Francis follows a long history interfaith work by past pontiffs

Pope Francis is not the first Catholic Church leader to extend olive branches to leaders of other faiths. Read more »

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How even the sweetest of smells can pose as a health risk

If you burn scented candles to make your home smell pleasant, you could be releasing dangerous chemicals in the air. But there's something you can add to your home to counter the ill effects, the... Read more »

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Do appearance and gender really matter in the classroom?

New experiments apparently show that better-looking students have an advantage in the classroom, while male professors get better teaching evaluations than their female peers. Read more »

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Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local... Read more »

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Search for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quake

Rescuers using cranes, dogs and electronic devices searched for survivors Tuesday in a high-rise apartment complex in southern Taiwan that was toppled three days earlier by a powerful earthquake. Read more »

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For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of 2nd chances

It's their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic. Read more »

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Wheaton provost apologizes to Larycia Hawkins; she's leaving

Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, who faced termination from her tenured post at the evangelical school for publicly saying Christians and Muslims worship the “same God,” has... Read more »

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How presidential hopefuls did and didn't respond to the recent labor report

While unemployment is at its lowest since 2008, other indicators still show a slowing economy. With people concerned about the financial state of the country, some presidential hopefuls put forth... Read more »

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American says he visited Mumbai 7 times before 2008 attack

A Pakistani-American who helped plan a 2008 attack on India's financial hub told a court Monday that he traveled to India seven times to scout potential targets for a Pakistan-based militant group. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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10 Things to Know for Today: New Hampshire, Taiwan, more (+video)

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

Feb. 8, 2016

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General Mills’ Betty Crocker, Pillsbury cope with baking slump

For 95 years, Betty Crocker’s official portrait has radiated cooking confidence. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

Here's a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea's newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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How to get the most out of your insurance coverage

An insurance claim that's mistakenly filed — or mistakenly handled by an insurance carrier — can be needlessly costly. Know what you can do on your end to help your claim go through as... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire

It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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No masterpiece, but Manning rides off with a win

The best thing for Peyton Manning is that he won the Super Bowl. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Broncos D dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver's two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Haiti's president departs to make way for interim government

President Michel Martelly made his farewell speech to Haiti as he departed office Sunday with no successor yet chosen because a runoff election was scrapped last month amid violent protests and... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Hate your cable provider? There might be a way out

A new Internet service provider aims to compete with Comcast and Time Warner, beaming high-speed Internet to your home — wirelessly. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Charity parodies — videos tell another side of the aid story

In response to increasingly harsh sentiments towards refugees, a public radio station in Denmark, P3-DR, released a fake charity video asking Africans to adopt a Dane this week, and it has quickly... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Debate Takeaways: Rubio shaken, Trump not stirred (+video)

There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage

Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of the deadly 2012... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from quake rubble (+video)

As anxious families waited nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed a day earlier in a powerful earthquake... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Favre, Stabler, Harrison, Greene, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall

Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an NFL award. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Rubio faces barrage of attacks in Republican debate

Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals challenging his readiness to be president, his... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Police think 6 Chicago deaths result of 'targeted incident'

Authorities on Saturday released the names of six family members found dead this week in their southwest side home — the victims of what Chicago police believe was a "targeted incident." Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan (+videos)

Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Rubio braces for attacks in debate, Trump returning to stage

Marco Rubio headed into the latest Republican debate ready for an onslaught of attacks about his experience and preparedness from a trio of rivals whose performance in the New Hampshire primary on... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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