• Grown-Up Child Still Wonders What Halted Parents' Divorce

    DEAR ABBY: During my childhood, my parents fought loudly and often. When I was 12, they spoke to my sister and me about getting a divorce. I was heartbroken and fought back. Like any kid in that situation, I was upset and scared. I told them they were being selfish and irresponsible for breaking up…

    Dear Abby
  • North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

    By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbors and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test. The…

    Reuters
  • Israeli leader calls on world to condemn arson of synagogue

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on the world to condemn a suspected arson attack against a makeshift synagogue in the West Bank where Jewish Torah scrolls were burned.

    Associated Press
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    Man dies after running in Krispy Kreme Challenge

    An official with the Krispy Kreme Challenge said a 58-year-old man died after running in the event.

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
  • Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

    The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturday, but their festivities were interrupted when the ice broke, police said. Five of the vehicles that fell into the water were salvaged, as their owners drove out of the chilly…

    Reuters
  • Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome?

    All of Rome came to the Games: rich and poor, men and women, children and the noble elite alike. He triumphed in one match that pitted him against a bear, a lion and a leopard, all of which were released to attack him at once.

    LiveScience.com
  • Erdogan: US Should Choose Between Turkey, Kurdish Forces

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the United States a week after a President Barack Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists

    ABC News
  • China forex reserves fall almost $100 bn in January

    China’s foreign exchange reserves have fallen to their lowest level in more than three years, the central bank said Sunday, as Beijing sells dollars to stop the yuan from depreciating further. The world's largest currency hoard shrank by $99.5 billion in January to some $3.2 trillion, the People’s…

    AFP
  • The 11th Amendment: Correcting the Supreme Court in action

    The Constitution’s first amendment after the Bill of Rights represented the first use of congressional power to contradict a Supreme Court decision.

    National Constitution Center
  • Clutter Of Holiday Decorations Crushes Man's Christmas Spirit

    DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. It's not just the tree and stockings in the living room; she's not happy until there are Christmas towels and Christmas soap in the bathroom and another tree and knicky-knacky stuff downstairs. Not even a doorknob…

    Dear Abby
  • Band's frontman: No Super Bowl halftime show for Metallica

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind.

    Associated Press
  • Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Must Read This

    United States drivers are surprised that they never knew this. If you drive less than 50 mi/day, you better read this...

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  • Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam

    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Protesters rallied against Islam and immigration in several European cities Saturday, sometimes clashing with police or counter-demonstrators amid growing tensions over the massive influx of asylum-seekers to the continent.

    Associated Press
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    Say goodbye to these three car models from Mazda, Nissan and Mitsubishi

    As we said hello to a new year, the auto industry said goodbye to several formerly significant models.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • North Korean rocket may have failed: Yonhap

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's long-range rocket launched on Sunday may have failed, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said. Earlier, South Korean media had reported that the rocket appeared to have successfully separated the first and second stage boosters with the first stage falling into the sea…

    Reuters
  • Did Deion Sanders Really Blame Johnny Manziel's Girlfriend For The QB's Issues?

    Another depressing example of victim-blaming in the wake of a domestic violence incident.

    UPROXX
  • How gun control looks from an Arizona gun show

    On a small outdoor stage, past a National Rifle Association welcome banner and a sign offering passers-by the chance to run a mock mission with former Navy SEALs, stands Bob Templeton, the gray-haired, besuited owner of the Crossroads of the West gun show. On this January day, Mr. Obama's new…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus

    More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas. Brazil is investigating the potential link between Zika infections and more than 4,000 suspected…

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