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No Texas probes involving California torture…

An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children

Electricians Find Victorian-Era Cigarettes and…

A royal discovery unearthed at Buckingham Palace dating back to the late 1800s. Buzz60's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.

'Den Of Thieves' And '12 Strong' Fight For No. 2…

Both films had to battle for second place behind "Jumanji," which has been at No. 1 for three weeks and counting.

Germany's 2 Rival Political Parties Agree To…

Chancellor Angela Merkel has been trying to form a coalition government since September.

More Texts Turned Over From FBI Agent Taken Off…

The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.

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The Latest: 'Wonder Woman,' 'Thrones' win SAG…

The Latest: 'Wonder Woman' and 'Game of Thrones' win best stunt ensemble SAG Awards

I Gave Birth to Sick Twins, Lost My House, My Bed, My Dignity

In an essay for the Guardian , Jen Sinconis pens a sort of love letter to two ObamaCare tenets: a ban on lifetime limits on most benefits and on denying people insurance due to pre-existing conditions. Sinconis had access to neither when she had her twin boys 11 years ago. The...

The Latest: TV meteorologist behind The Weather…

Broadcaster John Coleman, who co-founded The Weather Channel but later drew anger from people for his open distrust of climate change, dies in Las Vegas at age 83

California highway swamped by deadly mudslides…

California transportation officials say a key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region

Amazon to debut cashier-less store in downtown…

More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon is opening its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday

'Squirming on the Floor': Uber's Kalanick Had…

Bloomberg is out with a lengthy feature about the final, turbulent year of Travis Kalanick at the helm of Uber, which the story maintains was "a lot weirder and darker than you thought." As evidence of that, reporters Eric Newcomer and Brad Stone unearth a bizarre anecdote about Kalanick's behavior...

Despite shutdown, troops get football, Lady…

US government shutdown amid congressional dispute over spending and immigration closes scores of federal agencies, triggers furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled

Talk by conservative speaker planned at UConn

A conservative speaker whose appearance at the University of California, Berkeley in the fall sparked protests is scheduled to speak this week at the University of Connecticut

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Notorious Stowaway Strikes Yet Again, TSA Says

A woman who's become known as the "Serial Stowaway" thanks to her repeated attempts to sneak onto commercial flights has been arrested once again. Marilyn Jean Hartman, 66, was detained last week after officials tell the Chicago Tribune she made it past TSA at O'Hare and spent the night in...

Turkey Launches Offensive In Syria To Push Back…

Turkey considers the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters to be terrorists.

Women will lead a SAG Awards show unlike any in…

The Screen Actors Guild will honor the best performances in film and television from last year, but not without also spotlighting efforts to improve treatment of women in the industry

The Latest: Vikings score on opening drive of NFC…

The Latest: Vikings score on opening drive of NFC championship game, then pull off curling celebration

Doc Doubts Man's Tapeworm. Then He Looks in the Bag

For a sushi-loving California man, there was good news and bad news. The good news: That pale string dangling out of his butt wasn't his intestines. It was, however, a very long worm. This particularly disgusting cautionary tale comes from a Jan. 8 episode of the medical podcast This Won't...

Dozens of flights canceled at Denver airport due to storm

Officials say about 190 flights have been canceled at Denver International Airport as a winter storm moves through Colorado

Has a Centuries-Old Aztec Mystery Been Solved?

Can the teeth of 10 people solve a centuries-old mystery? According to a study published Monday in Nature Ecology and Evolution , perhaps. Its authors suggest that an epidemic that killed as many as 17 million people over the course of two outbreaks in the 16th century and had a hand...

French Purists Don't Want Citizens To Say…

A society of high-minded French purists have deemed another English-derived word unfit for their language. According to the Local , Commission d'enrichissement de la langue française has zeroed in on the use of "smartphone." Known in English as the Enrichment Commission for the French Language, the group is affiliated with conservative...

He Said He Was Innocent for 40 Years. Google…

Facebook may have been one criminal's undoing—Google was another's saving grace. The Guardian has the story of Stephen Simmons, a 62-year-old British businessman whose frustration over a 1976 conviction for a crime he maintained he did not commit had never dissipated. He and two pals were arrested in June...

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Mexican regulators cite price-fixing in domestic flights

Mexico's anti-monopoly commission says it has found evidence of price-fixing by airlines on domestic airplane tickets

Same-sex active-duty couple marries at West Point

Two Army captains who met at West Point have returned there to be married, in what is believed to be the first same-sex marriage of active-duty personnel at the storied New York military academy

California officials say key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after nearly 2-week closure

California officials say key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after nearly 2-week closure