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ISIS launches attack on Kirkuk in Iraq

ISIS militants have launched an attack on the oil-producing northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk.

There had been recent speculation that ISIS might attack Kirkuk to…

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Frozen feat: Man climbs icy Niagara Falls

Most visitors to Niagara Falls consider it a place for romance. Ice climber Will Gadd thinks of the famous falls as a spot for adventure.

There have been…

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Obama unveils new medical research initiative

President Barack Obama on Friday announced the details of his "Precision Medicine Initiative," a proposal aimed at pushing the U.S. to the forefront of cutting…

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'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dies

The Australian author of the bestselling novel "The Thorn Birds" has died.

"It is with great sadness...that the iconic and much-loved author, Colleen McCullough…

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Hero officer pulls baby from hospital debris

Heroes are often made suddenly, when tragedy strikes out of nowhere. It did Thursday, when a natural gas explosion flattened a maternity hospital in Mexico…

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Just when New England had dug out...more snow

Just when Northeasterners had shoveled their way out of feet of blizzard snow, here comes the weather to mess things up again.

New flakes and more wind are…

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Eddie Murphy returns to SNL after 30 years

He's back!

After more than 30 years, Eddie Murphy is returning to Saturday Night Live.

The comedy legend will appear on the 40th anniversary special of the NBC…

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Taliban behind attack that killed 3 Americans

The Afghan Taliban have claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed 3 American contractors at a military base attached to the Kabul airport.

The…

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Hope fading fast for ISIS captives

The sunset deadline set by ISIS has passed, but the fates of two captives it's using as bargaining chips remains unknown.

ISIS had pushed Jordan to bring a…

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Santorum staffing up in South Carolina

Rick Santorum is expanding his nonprofit to the all-important early primary state of South Carolina, a move that's certain to heighten speculation over his…

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12 things to know about Super Bowl XLIX

Whether you're a hardcore NFL fan or just a wannabe watching the game for the halftime show and commercials, here are 12 things to know about Super Bowl XLIX.

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3 killed in Mexico maternity hospital blast

A gas explosion at a maternity hospital in Mexico claimed three lives and injured many more.

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