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7-alarm fire destroys Brooklyn warehouse, 1 injured
Giant clouds of smoke rose from a 7-alarm fire that destroyed a warehouse and floated across Brooklyn and into Manhattan on Saturday ? a day so cold that wat...
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2 climbers rescued off Mount Hood after fall
An Oregon National Guard helicopter has airlifted two climbers off Mount Hood after the two were injured in a fall, rescue officials said.
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Defense in case of woman accused of poisoning son with salt faces uphill battle, legal experts say
The defense for a mother accused of killing her 5-old son with salt and documenting his decline on social media faces an uphill battle in proving her innocen...
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China tightens grip on the Internet, but it didn't block all the tools to get around censorship
In the last 10 days, China has been tightening its grip on the Internet, blocking several tools that allow users inside the country to escape and circumvent ...
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Carl Djerassi, father of the birth control pill, dies at 91
SAN FRANCISCO — Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.Djerrasi died of complications of cancer Fr...
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RIP Bonne Bell: Lip Smacker manufacturer set to close
It's the end of an era.Bonne Belle, the cosmetics company behind the iconic Lip Smacker flavored lip gloss, is slated to close its factory and lay off the va...
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U.S. regulators recall 2.1 million vehicles in new air bag issue
(Reuters) - The auto industry's air bag troubles deepened on Saturday as U.S. federal safety regulators said three big automakers will recall about 2.1 milli...
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Jeb Bush has become the GOP front-runner for 2016 — so now what?
Mitt Romney?s decision to forgo a third try at the White House has settled the question of whether the 2016 GOP presidential field has a front-runner ? besto...
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Boston Marathon shoveler cited in new bid to move trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect renew plea to change the venue of his trial.        
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Health officials: N.Y. Amtrak passenger had measles
Officials: Anyone who came in contact should watch for signs of the illness.        
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East Coast prepares for another massive snow blast on Groundhog Day
The great blizzard of 2015 turned out to be a bust for New York City, but just as East Coast residents begin to let their collective weather guard down, a ne...
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Whitney Houston's daughter revived after being rushed to hospital
(Reuters) - Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of late pop star Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Georg...
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In Los Angeles, Muslim women find empowerment in female-only Friday prayers
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After the traditional call to prayer, Edina Lekovic stood in front of some 150 women seated on the floor at an interfaith center in L...
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Balloon pilots make history with trans-Pacific flight
An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just o...
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Large Brooklyn fire carries smoke across New York City
New York City firefighters are battling a six-alarm fire at a Brooklyn storage facility.        
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The Obama administration’s illusionary job gains from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
?Estimates are that the TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership] could provide $77 billion a year in real income and support 650,000 new jobs in the U.S. alone.??Secr...
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Striking images of firefighters battling massive blaze in wintry Brooklyn
UPDATED 12:26 p.m. ET: WABC-TV reported early Saturday afternoon that the blaze is now a six-alarm fire.BREAKING: Williamsburg storage facility fire has just...
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U.S. regulators recall 2.1 million vehicles in new air bag issue
(Reuters) - The auto industry?s air bag troubles deepened on Saturday as U.S. federal safety regulators said three big automakers will recall about 2.1 milli...
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Things to know about the Boston Marathon bombing trial as jury selection continues
Jury selection in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is heading into its second month as Judge George O'Too...
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Historic leadership change at NY Assembly looks like done deal despite calls for transparency
The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options.
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1937-1938: Portraits of African-American former slaves
We honor 150 years since the abolition of slavery in the United States. On Jan. 31, 1865, Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished...
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Near-midair collision shakes JetBlue passengers
FAA is investigating the close call over New York airport.        
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Amid growing vaccination debate, measles continues to spread and is now in New York state
Health officials announced that a college student diagnosed with measles recently traveled across New York on a train, potentially exposing untold numbers of...
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America’s first family, and Barack Obama
Kim Kardashian posted this photo on her Instagram account Friday, a snap of Kardashian, her husband Yeezu -- er -- Kanye West, and President Obama. The trio ...
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Balloonists land in Mexico after record-setting Pacific flight
The pilots took off Sunday in Japan.        
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Texas sets aside Chris Kyle Day in honor of American sniper
Texas is setting aside a day to honor Chris Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL marksman depicted in the film, "American Sniper."
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Snow to blast East Coast into Groundhog Day
The clash of a cold air from the north and warm air from the south will bring another snow blast on the East Coast.       ...
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Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West
ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) - When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing horseflesh, he ...
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Deceptive killers: Risks linger after winter storms
Aftereffects of winter storms can often pose as great a risk of injury and death.        
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Health officials on high alert as Disneyland measles outbreak spreads
A measles outbreak linked to Disneyland continues to spread and while California remains the hardest hit state, health officials in Arizona are on high alert...
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CIA and Mossad killed senior Hezbollah figure in car bombing
On Feb. 12, 2008, Imad Mughniyah, Hezbollah?s international operations chief, walked on a quiet nighttime street in Damascus after dinner at a nearby restaur...
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Diversity in tech takes center stage at 'Superwomen Summit'
For all its cutting edge innovation and talk of egalitarianism, Silicon Valley remains an industry rife with issues.Just ask Cathryn Posey, a senio...