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2 days ago in National

Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

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2 days ago in National

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.

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2 days ago in Music

Barry Manilow suffers surgery complications

Barry Manilow has been rushed back to Los Angeles after a performance in Memphis because of complications from emergency oral surgery.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Deadpool’ is a nasty piece of fun

The anticipated film flips the bird at the Marvel formula, turns Ryan Reynolds into an avocado, and offers a most agreeably childish R-rated film.

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2 days ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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2 days ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain love

Love is difficult to put into words.

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2 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 12

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

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2 days ago in Weird

Vote with your butts

The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 12

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘How To Be Single’ feels the same while trying too hard to be different

"How to Be Single" makes a valiant attempt to send up rom-com clichés but it borrows so much from other, better movies that you start to wonder if the film’s title should be "How to Commit Larceny."

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3 days ago in Music

Springsteen promises to show his mind in autobiography

Springsteen, 66, has been working on the autobiography, called "Born to Run," for seven years.

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3 days ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

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3 days ago in Sports, World

U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

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3 days ago in Music

Ace Frehley to release covers album, records with Paul Stanley

Frehley will release a covers album, entitled "Origins Vol. 1" in April, and on it he teams up with his former bandmate for "Fire and Water," a track originally recorded in 1970 by the English rock group Free.

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3 days ago in Weird

A reporter’s worst nightmare

That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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3 days ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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3 days ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

2 days ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.