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Inside Chris Christie's failed campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie poured everything he had into New Hampshire, clawing his way up the polls in a crowded field and Donald Trump-dominated year while tainted by scandal back home.

And Marco Rubio threatened to take it all away.

In the las...

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5 things to watch: Democratic debate night

Hillary Clinton built one of the best-organized campaigns in history -- and so far, she has one narrow win and one blowout loss to show for it.

Now that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has proven he's a serious threat to Clinton's bid for the Democratic ...

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Oregon protesters may leave; Cliven Bundy arrested

The armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge in Oregon say they will turn themselves in on Thursday morning, hours after Cliven Bundy -- the father of protest leader Ammon Bundy -- was arrested by federal agents.

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N. Korea to expel South Koreans from Kaesong

North Korea, stung by South Korea's suspension of operations at a jointly-run industrial complex, announced Thursday that it would expel all South Koreans from the facility -- and freeze all assets there.

In a bellicose statement, North Korea said Sou...

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Oil crashes below $27 a barrel

The dramatic crash in oil prices has returned with a vengeance.

U.S. crude futures dropped 4% Thursday, driving prices below $27 for the second time in recent weeks. Before this year, oil prices hadn't dipped below $27 since 2003.

The steady decline i...

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Grammys to feature Glenn Frey tribute

Current and former members of the Eagles, along with Jackson Browne, will salute Glenn Frey on Monday night's Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles.

Browne, who penned 1972's "Take It Easy" with Frey, will join Eagles Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Sch...

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Teen on hoverboard accidentally kills cousin

Police in Florida say a teen riding a hoverboard and holding a gun, apparently lost his balance and shot and killed a 13-year-old boy.

According to an arrest affidavit filed in Orange County, police were called to a home in Orlando on Sunday after a r...

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Kasich: I won't win South Carolina

Fresh off his strong second-place finish in New Hampshire, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday said he has no plans to win in South Carolina, though he expects to do well there.

"Yes, we're going to compete here. We don't expect to win here," Kasich to...

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Sanders raised $6.4 million after NH polls closed

Bernie Sanders raised $6.4 million in the 24 hours since the polls closed in New Hampshire, his campaign said Wednesday.

The large haul, which bests the $3 million he raised after his narrow loss to Hillary Clinton in Iowa, is further evidence of the ...

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42 safe after abandoning fishing vessel

All 42 crew members on board a fishing vessel that caught fire are safe after a Coast Guard aircraft and an oil tanker rushed toward the scene, officials said on Wednesday.

The captain and eight others were able to suppress the fire and restart the ge...

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Best American cities for Valentine's Day

Some cities are just more romantic than others, but which U.S. cities provide the best chance for some Valentine's Day romance without breaking the bank?

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Election 2016: Who has dropped out

Here's a look at the 2016 presidential candidates who have ended their campaigns.

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5 reasons why the stock market correction isn't so bad

Global stock markets have been rocked by major correction thus far in 2016, with some important global indices already in bear market territory, but here's why the recent stock market sell-off is actually a good thing.


What to know: Zika virus

China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency said.. Here are five important things to know about the virus.

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Valentine's Day 2016: Fast-food style

Whether you're looking for something more affordable for Valentine's Day this year or just an unconventional way to show your sweetheart your love, check out these unique fast-food options.

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Trump, Sanders win big in New Hampshire

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders cruised to early victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday.

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New Hampshire primary: Things to watch

Voters in the first-in-the nation primary are getting the chance to cast judgment on the presidential field in a vote sure to shake the race to the White House. Here are five things to watch in the Granite State on Tuesday.

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Mardi Gras and the world's other big parties

With today marking Fat Tuesday, take a look at New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebration along with the world's other big parties.

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Celebrities who have battled cancer

Hugh Jackman revealed Monday he had been diagnosed with skin cancer for at least the fourth time, posting a photo to his Facebook page showing a bandage over his nose. Click on to see other famous people who have battled cancer.

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2016 presidential candidates' net worth

Ever wonder just what a presidential candidate is worth? Take a look at the net worth estimates for each of the remaining Republican and Democratic candidates as compiled by Forbes.



Clinton, Sanders face off Thursday night

As primary season moves into full swing, Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton prepare to face off Thursday night before voters in Wisconsin. Both candidates want to shore up or consolidate support among African-American voters ahead of the primary in South Carolina.

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Woman pulls gun over haircut dispute

San Diego police say a woman angry over her haircut tried to shoot a barber three times but her weapon malfunctioned.


Hollywood Minute: ‘Deadpool’ doubles up

Even before ‘Deadpool’ hits theaters Friday, Fox appears sure the R-rated action comedy will be a hit. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the studio has already green-lighted a sequel to the Ryan Reynolds romp and the writers are working on the follow-up.

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San Diego sea lion pup is recovering

The viral photo showed a little sea lion that surprised everyone at a California restaurant when she came in and took a seat at a table. Experts who took the pup in said she had a whole host of health problems. A week later, vets are ‘cautiously optimistic that she will be able to make a full recovery and return to her ocean home.’

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Department of Justice sues city of Ferguson

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the Justice Department is suing the city of Ferguson.

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Rivals await Trump in South Carolina

Republican candidates are pushing to get ahead of Donald Trump before the South Carolina primary.

Man allegedly kills grandparents at home day care

A 20-year-old man allegedly shot and decapitated his grandparents inside an Oklahoma City home that doubled as a day care. Investigators are searching for answers.

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Mystery surrounds killings of 6 Chicago family members

Authorities in Chicago say they are not ruling anything in the investigation in deaths of six family members.

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Hoverboard blamed in Tenn. mansion fire

Firefighters believe it was lithium batteries from a hoverboard that destroyed a Nashville, Tennessee, mansion by fire.

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Snow strands woman with $30,000 helicopter bill

A heavy snow storm in Wyoming left a huge drift that stranded a woman in her home with 911 responders unable to reach her. The resulting helicopter ride to the hospital cost $30,000. Her mother thinks the county should plow the road.