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Sad and Poignant, but Beautiful: The Week in Pictures

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:39am
Pint-sized Swiss guards await Papal visit, reminders of a historic Selma march, children stand up for a seized playground and more.
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Luxury Apartment Complex Fire Called Accidental

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:18am
The inferno that swept through an apartment complex in New jersey was caused by a plumbing repair ignited the walls and spread through the building.






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Sundance 2015: The Films and Artists to Watch

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:48pm

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New Pacemaker-Like Device Helps Shed Pounds

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:44pm
Pacemaker-like "Maestro System" recently approved by the FDA regulates hunger signals between the stomach and brain. KARE's Renee Tessman reports.
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More Bodies Found in Rubble of Maryland Mansion Fire

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:15pm
Two bodies were recovered Thursday afternoon in the rubble of a multimillion-dollar mansion in Annapolis that burned to the ground earlier this week.






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Japanese Twitter Users Mock ISIS With Internet Meme

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:06pm
Japanese Twitter users are facing their country's hostage crisis by mocking ISIS with a nationwide photoshop battle.
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Hostage's Mother Pleads With ISIS to Free Her Son

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:44pm
The mother of a Japanese journalist facing a deadline of Friday for execution, pleaded with ISIS to release her son.






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Is America's Love Affair With Bacon and Kale Dead?

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:30pm
The latest Zagat survey declares two restaurant trends are over after dominating menus.
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Baker Faces Complaint for Refusing Anti-Gay Order

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:55pm
Marjorie Silva refused to fill an order for two cakes, in the shape of the Bible, decorated with phrases like "God hates gays."






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Pill-Popping Mommas: 'Many' Pregnant Women Use Opioids

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:26pm
Many women are taking prescription painkillers before realizing they're pregnant, endangering their unborn babies, health officials warned Thursday.






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'It's So Cool!': Sidecar Dogs Make Easy Riders

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:17pm
A new film features dogs who ride with their owners in sidecars. Why? "Because it's so cool!"






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After Oil Spill, Montanans Wait Word on Drinking Water Safety

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:16pm
The residents of Glendive, Montana have been unable to drink water from their taps after a 40,000-gallon oil spill contaminated the Yellowstone River.
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Single-Celled Organism is Magnificent But Menacing

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:48pm
Fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic.
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'Wall of Death': Suit Blames State, Logger for Oso Mudslide

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:47pm
A lawsuit filed Wednesday blames state and local officials and a logging firm for the mudslide, which killed 43 people in March 2014.






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Get Vaccinated or Stay Out of Disneyland: Officials

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:38pm
It may be the happiest place on Earth, but California health officials are warning people to stay away from Disneyland unless they're vaccinated.






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Brady: 'I Would Never Do Anything to Break the Rules'

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:36pm
For perspective, he said: "This isn't ISIS. No one's dying."






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'It's So Cool!': Sidecar Dogs Make Easy Riders

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:03pm
A new film features dogs who ride with their owners in sidecars. Why? "Because it's so cool!"
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Watch Live: Tom Brady Addresses Deflate-Gate Scandal

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 5:48pm
The New England Patriots quarterback will speak to reporters.






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These Two Women Are Leading US-Cuba Negotiations

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 5:20pm
The job of negotiating ways to cut away at the hostility between the U.S.
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U.K. Prince at Davos Addresses Teen Sex Claims

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 5:20pm
Britain's Prince Andrew appeared in public Thursday as he faced new claims that he had underage sex with a girl he met through a disgraced financier.






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