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Is the U.S. holding too much oil in reserve?

Does America have too much oil in its reserves?

Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon fired off a letter this week asking the Department of Energy to study the "size and…

Mark Zuckerberg

Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Speaking solely in Mandarin in front of a Chinese audience was probably really hard for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

But satisfying Wall Street's extremely…

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The Ebola stocks: Effect of an outbreak

Ebola anxiety is running high.

Some people have considered canceling visits to big theme parks and worry if airports and public areas are safe zones.

It's no…

Bellevue Hospital in New York

NYC tabloids keep a straight face on Ebola

New York City's tabloids are known for headlines like "Headless Body In Topless Bar," "Ford to City: Drop Dead and "Derek Eater." But they played it straight…

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Forced Ebola quarantines a good idea, some say

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola,…

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Alleged rapist's killer executed

An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing human rights groups called self-defense against her rapist -- was hanged to death Saturday, state news…

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Ebola: Millions of doses of vaccines planned

As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental…

Police officer stands guard, Ottawa, Canada shootings

Canadian shooting: What we know

A day after a gunman killed an army reservist in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, many questions remain.

Why did he shoot? Why did he target Nathan Cirillo? Is…

Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen slammed again on parenting

When did it become a crime to admit that you -- as a parent -- put yourself first?

Sure, supermodel Gisele Bundchen's haters are ready to pounce no matter what…

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2 dead in school shooting near Seattle, sources say

A school shooting has been reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington, about 35 miles north of Seattle.

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America's Ebola patients

An American doctor who was working with Ebola patients in Guinea was been diagnosed with the disease after returning to New York. Learn more about him and America's other Ebola victims.

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Notable food recalls

A North Carolina producer of peppers and hot sauces is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of fresh serrano chili peppers because some tested positive for salmonella. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.


Famous first tweets

The Queen is on Twitter! Check out what she had to say and other famous first tweets.

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Who could run in 2016?

It may seem premature, but attention has already turned toward potential 2016 presidential candidates. See who might run for president in 2016.

Neighboring houses

Most affordable big U.S. cities recently compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in the United States based on several factors. Take a look at th2014 list of the most affordable big cities in America.


Boy killed by dog

7-year-old boy mauled by dog; dies

A 7-year-old boy in Hustisford, Wisconsin, was killed by a dog Friday night. Lt. Brian Loos with the Dodge County Sheriff's Department said the dog was known to the family but would not confirm if it was the family pet or name the dog’s breed.

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K-9 given high honors on his last day

Every great team faces challenges, but officer Joseph Van Pelt of the Holmdel, New Jersey, Police Department and his K-9 partner, 7 Diogi, encountered a foe they could not defeat. The team, who have been together more than eight years, said goodbye Friday because the German Shepard has aggressive and inoperable cancer. 7 Diogi was given a proper farewell.

Frederick plane chopper crash

NTSB, FAA search for clues after copter, plane crash

Three people are dead and two others are injured after Thursday's crash involving a Robinson R-44 helicopter and a Cirrus S-R 22 single engine plane in Frederick, Maryland. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board with assistance from the Federal Aviation Administration are combing a wide field near the Frederick Airport looking for clues.

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan, house targeted by bomber

Police in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, are looking for suspects and answers after a family was jolted awake to find their suburban house on fire early Wednesday. Surveillance video shows a suspect threw a Molotov cocktail at the house, suggesting they were targeted.

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Student opens fire in cafeteria

Two people are dead in a shooting at a high school outside of Seattle, including the alleged shooter.

Search for deputy shooter

Search for officer's shooter takes to the air

Police go to the air to search for suspects in the killing of a deputy and the wounding of two other officers.


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