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  • Bus Overturns on Snowy Connecticut Highway En Route to Casino from NYC

    A bus was evacuated today after it rolled over on a snow-covered stretch of Interstate-95 near Madison, Connecticut, officials said.The charter bus was en route from New York City to the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut.Some passengers were sent to local hospitals for evaluation and treatment. The…

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  • Concussions May Increase Suicide Risk, Study Finds

    The risks of suffering a concussion have been under the spotlight in recent years, especially as the degenerative neurological illness known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has been found in multiple football players after their deaths. The degenerative disease is believed to be linked…

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  • Hearing for Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Is 'Hard to See' for Victim's Family as Case Goes on

    Adnan Syed is now 35, serving a life sentence, and coming up on his 16th year behind bars. The podcast propelled forward some new information that could tip the scale in Syed’s favor, including the introduction of a potential alibi witness who was never asked to testify. Syed’s circuitous journey…

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  • Chris Christie Gets Down on One Knee to Woo New Hampshire Voter

    But when a woman at Chris Christie’s first town hall this morning here in Hudson, New Hampshire, introduced herself as an undecided voter who was leaning toward supporting him but wasn’t quite convinced, the New Jersey governor knelt down on his knee, proposal-style, to ask for her vote. Another…

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  • Obamas Hope to Fix White House's Spotty WiFi for Next First Family

    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are determined to fix the White House's sub-par WiFi before they leave 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue next year. "The whole tech thing, we've been trying to get that straight for the next group of folks," Obama said in an interview with CBS ahead of…

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  • Donald Trump Wants to Authorize 'Something Beyond Waterboarding'

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said the United States needs to authorize "something beyond waterboarding" in order to better fight terror groups. Trump justified the use of waterboarding and other unnamed advanced interrogation techniques because terror groups use greater measures…

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  • Marco Rubio Defends Repeated Attack of President Obama During Republican Debate

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio defended repeating an attack he made against President Obama during Saturday's Republican presidential debate, in which he said on four separate occasions that he wanted to dispel the notion the president doesn't know what he's doing. “It's what I believe and it's what I'm…

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  • Google's Artificial Intelligence System to Take on 'Go' Champion Live for $1M Prize

    Google's artificial intelligence system is set to take on the world champion of "Go" -- a game with trillions of possible moves -- in a live showdown that will be streamed on YouTube. The search engine giant's AlphaGo computer program already swept the European champion of Go, a complex game with…

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  • Bernie Madoff Sleuth Harry Markopolos Warns of 3 New Ponzi Scams

    At least three major Ponzi schemes are currently scamming American investors, according to Harry Markopolos, the man whose warnings about the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme were ignored by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). “Everybody wants to believe in the holy grail of finance, risk-free…

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  • John Kasich Cracks ‘Awkward Dad’ Jokes on Way to White House

    John Kasich is an awkward dad. At least, that’s what some attendees at the Ohio governor’s New Hampshire town hall meetings might conclude from listening to his jokes. And for Kasich, the same jokes tend to be repeated over and over and over again for different crowds in New Hampshire.

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  • Number of ISIS Fighters in Iraq and Syria Drops, Increases in Libya, US Official Says

    The U.S. now estimates that the number of ISIS fighters in Iraq and Syria has decreased to between 19,000 and 25,000 resulting from battlefield deaths and a reduced flow of foreign fighters into Syria. Previous U.S. estimates for Iraq and Syria in the past year have been that ISIS has remained…

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  • Family Mourns Death of ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller, 1 Year Later

    “It was one year ago this week ISIS announced the death of our only daughter, sister and friend, 26-year-old Kayla Jean Mueller after 18 months of forced captivity,” Mueller’s parents said in a statement provided to ABC News. “Kayla was given a special heart and mind not to only see suffering in…

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  • Joe Biden Becomes First VP to Launch Facebook Page

    Vice President Joe Biden is launching a new Facebook page today, coinciding with World Cancer Day and the 12th anniversary of Facebook, ABC News has learned. “Welcome to my Facebook page,” Biden announces in a video message set to premiere late Thursday morning. “Platforms like this one have the…

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  • 'The Dean Scream’: Remembering the Infamous Iowa Caucus Speech

    "The Dean Scream" -- part of former presidential candidate's Howard Dean's infamous Iowa caucus speech in 2004 -- is back. The series' first short film, titled "The Dean Scream," seeks to answer if Dean's loud outburst actually derailed his run for the White House. Following the impassioned…

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  • The Many Attacks Chris Christie Has Hurled at Marco Rubio Since Iowa

    With less than a week to go until the New Hampshire primary on which he has hung his candidacy, the Republican presidential candidate is aggressively going after the person he sees as his greatest obstacle to success in the first-in-the nation primary: Marco Rubio. Christie is attempting to…

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  • Dramatic Video Shows Deadly Hostage Standoff

    When police arrived shortly after 1 p.m., officers found the front door of Cash Store locked. The suspect, later identified by police as 29-year-old Christopher Michael Dew, grabbed the female employee and "put his arm around her neck and a gun to her neck," Irving Police public information…

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  • Meet the Voters Who Will Cast the First Primary Ballots of 2016

    Sonja Sheldon has been offering her home here in Millsfield, New Hampshire, to weary travelers for 24 years. On election nights, she bakes a cake and hosts the entire population of Millsfield: at last count, 29 residents. Welcome to New Hampshire’s infamous North Country, where government doesn’t…

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