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Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

U.S. investigators have evidence that hackers stole the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system, allowing them…

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Australia police: 8 children found dead

Eight children have been found dead at a home in a suburb of the Australian city of Cairns, police said Friday.

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Archeologists uncover 1 million mummies

A remarkable discovery in Egypt has opened a new window to the ancient past.

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Girls charged in stabbing deemed competent

Two girls accused of stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman have been found competent to stand trial.

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'Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

"The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it official.

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Spanish Ebola woman sues over dog's death

It's a long road to recovery for Spanish nurse's assistant Teresa Romero Ramos.

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Army to launch 'blimp' that detects missiles

The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington, D.C. area from cruise missiles and…

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Toy guns look too real, NY AG says

The difference between a toy gun and a real one is very blurry sometimes and that has led to unintended deaths.

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Dow jumps 421 points, best day since 2011

The Dow shot up 421 points Thursday for its best day in more than three years. The S&P 500 experienced its biggest gains since January 2013.

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Putin: 'We're not warmongers'

Russia needs to keep actively guarding its sovereignty to avoid becoming like a chained bear whose captors "will pull out his teeth and claws," President…

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Ice pancakes baffle experts

Several strange frozen saucers were found during a recent cold snap on a river in Scotland. Take a look at the unusual images.

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What to know: Boko Haram

Boko Haram has kidnapped another 185 women and children in Nigeria. Learn more about this shocking development and the Islamist group behind it.

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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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