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Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake

At least three people, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued from a high-rise Taiwanese apartment building.

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Cause of deadly New York crane collapse under investigation

It make take weeks to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars,... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Search for possible survivors of midair crash suspended

Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles and instead turned to hunting... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephaly

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says there's no evidence that Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed 3,177 pregnant... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Zika presents ethical quandary for Catholics

Health officials in Brazil and other countries hit hard by the Zika virus are warning women not to get pregnant. This is causing an ethical quandary for Catholics who want to abide by official... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill

Lindsey Vonn won a women's downhill on a demanding course by a big margin on Saturday to extend her World Cup lead. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Top UN human rights official begins talks in Sri Lanka

The top U.N. human rights official began discussions with the Sri Lankan government Saturday on the measures taken by the island nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during its long... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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After Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire

With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Lowest price for Super Bowl ticket is $3,000, company says

For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Clinton's New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust

Hillary Clinton seems to be having trouble earning the public's trust. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Malian Tuaregs returning home face violence in Timbuktu

Charred timbers are all that remain of a dozen Tuareg homes burned down last week in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu by a mob angry after reports of a gun attack on Malian security forces nearby. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Top photos from around the world from the past week

hts from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Pope's sex abuse panel tells survivor to take a time-out

Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Supporters of Oregon occupier honor LaVoy Finicum at funeral

Funeral services were held for LaVoy Finicum, the Arizona rancher who was one of the most recognizable faces of the armed occupation of the federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon, in Kanab. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Valiant's 'Faith' comic series features plus-sized heroine

Valiant's "Faith" series debut, which features a plus-sized female hero, has the fastest third print schedule in comics history due to demand. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Turning inward on Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent and gives Christians an opportunity to repent for past sins, will be celebrated on Feb. 10. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3

A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Thousands more Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting

Thousands of Syrians rushed toward the Turkish border Friday, fleeing a fierce government offensive and intense Russian airstrikes near Syria's largest city of Aleppo. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Florida's history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when it comes to the Zika virus. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Three priorities to make for a strong financial foundation

Knowing your priorities is essential to being financially secure. Here are three priorities you should consider, says LearnVest founder Alexa von Tobel. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Louisville announces postseason ban for men's basketball

Louisville has announced a postseason ban for its men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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5 things to know about the Super Bowl and sex trafficking

The Super Bowl is the largest sex trafficking event of the year. Or is it? Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic step

Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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US adds just 151k jobs in January; 4.9 percentage jobless rate, the lowest level since 2008

U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and temporary workers but hired others in manufacturing, retail and food... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Why gender should no longer be an issue in the military draft

A pair of senior military officials said this week that women can serve in combat positions, so they should also be required to register for the draft, alongside young men. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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FDNY: 2 patients being evaluated at crane collapse scene

The FDNY says it's evaluating two patients at the scene of a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Will Sanders' health care plan "Bern" a hole in your wallet?

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders gave Hillary Clinton a close race in Iowa and is favored to win New Hampshire. If he is elected, how will his health care reform policies affect you? Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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