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  • 3D printed legs help disabled dog run for the first time

    Derby the dog's newfound ability to run marks a huge step forward for the small but remarkable field of animal prosthetics.

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  • New death sentences, executions continued to drop in 2014, report says

    The Death Penalty Information Center says the number of executions in 2014 was the lowest it’s been in 20 years.

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  • Accused Boston marathon bomber makes first public appearance since 2013

    The scene that unfolded in a federal courtroom in Boston on Thursday was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s first public appearance in 17 months. The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, said just five words in the final hearing before his trial begins in January on charges that he, along with his…

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    Cuba's retro rides (33 photos)

    The streets of Havana are still filled with cars that predate the 1959 communist revolution, having rolled off the assembly line decades before the U.S. auto industry's current crisis of steep losses in reputation and market share. They hark back to a time when Detroit's Big Three automakers were…

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    Photos of the day - December 18, 2014 (27 photos)

    Filipino cadets march on a parade during the Armed Forces of the Philippines 79th Anniversary celebration in Quezon city, eastern Manila, Philippines, boxer Carl Frampton pictured before the press conference to announce the IBF World Super Bantamweight Championship fight in Belfast, Northern…

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  • Car parked in crosswalk turns out to be a big surprise

    Due to the mounting expenses from his wife’s illness, Kendrick’s car was recently repossessed.

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  • Signing Santa delivers Christmas surprise for deaf girl

    Six-year-old Sadie, who has been deaf most of her life, got a Christmas surprise when she went to meet Santa and he greeted her in sign language.

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  • Music teacher’s ‘Star Wars’ Christmas light show dazzles community, Internet

    A music teacher’s impressive “Star Wars” light show is wowing his community in Newark, Calif. – and getting quite a bit of attention online.

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    Taliban school massacre aftermath (22 photos)

    The Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation, pools of blood and young lives snuffed out as the nation mourned and mass funerals for the victims got underway. (Associated Press)…

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    Prince Harry photographs in Lesotho during a visit to his charity Sentebale (17 photos)

    Prince Harry visited Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale. Sentebale provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho, Southern Africa. The particular theme of his visit was to check on the progress of the Mamohato Childrens Centre which will provide vital support to…

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  • Bill O'Reilly declares victory in the 'War on Christmas'

    The Fox News host, who has become Christianity's General Patton in the so-called "War on Christmas," is declaring victory.

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    Fidel Castro (58 photos)

    Fidel Castro was born Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, August 13, 1926 in Biran, located in the Holguin Province of Cuba. Fidel Castro was the third child born to Lina Ruz González and Ángel Castro y Argiz. Castro is a communist politician and revolutionary who became Prime Minister of Cuba in 1959 and…

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  • Misspelled sign may have cost high school principal her job

    The message on the sign above the entryway to Public School Number 20 in Paterson, N.J., included three mistakes: December was spelled "Dicember," report as "reepor" and a "1" was placed backwards.

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  • Winter depression: What causes seasonal affective disorder and how you can beat it

    Roughly half a million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder every winter, as the days get shorter. But experts say there are several ways to fight this condition.

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  • Obama to free 8 nonviolent drug offenders

    President Barack Obama will shorten the sentences of eight prisoners serving time for nonviolent drug crimes and pardon 12 ex-convicts, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

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  • The Secret to Flawless Foundation

    There are days when you put on makeup, and your foundation just doesn’t look right. Even when you are doing your usual routine and applying moisturizer first, it just sits on your skin, standing out as makeup rather than looking like flawless skin. This often happens when you are tired and…

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  • U.S. Cuba Timeline

    President Obama announced that the United States will start to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba as American Alan Gross is returned to the US after five years as a Cuban prisoner.

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