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Paris attacker's sister: Maybe it's our fault

When Samy Amimour's older sister last spoke to him in August, it was an everyday conversation.

He told her to send kisses to the family and to his pet cat,…

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Planned Parenthood shooting suspect ID'd

Two civilians and a police officer were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in a nearly six-hour standoff Friday.


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Lawsuit questions Viacom billionaire Redstone's competency

Sumner Redstone, the aging media mogul who controls Viacom and CBS Corporation, is a "living ghost" who is practically unable to make decisions for himself,…

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This $5 computer sold out in a day

Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again.

The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry…

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Gold price plummets to almost 6-year low

Here's what people aren't buying right now: Gold.

The yellow metal traded as low as $1,051.60 an ounce on Friday, the cheapest price in nearly 6 years.


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21 reported killed in Nigeria suicide attack

At least 21 people were killed and dozens more were injured Friday in a suicide attack targeting a symbolic Shiite Muslim march passing through a village in…

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Protesters disrupt Chicago on Black Friday

Protesters marched on Chicago's luxury corridor during a major shopping holiday Friday and demanded the resignations of the city's top leaders, alleging a…

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White House fence jumper sent for psychiatric examination

The man arrested for jumping the White House fence Thanksgiving Day made his first court appearance Friday, after which he was sent for psychiatric evaluation.

Lindsey Vonn: 'I still love Tiger Woods'

American skiing's golden girl was once part of sport's ultimate power couple, and Lindsey Vonn looks back warmly on her relationship with golf superstar Tiger…

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Gunman engages in 6-hour standoff at Colo. Planned Parenthood

Police evacuated a Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where a gunman fired at officers. Here are images and info from the incident.

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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Thanksgiving Day fast facts

Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is Nov. 26th.

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Top 10 fastest-selling albums

Adele's "25" has topped the 15-year-old single-week sales record set by *NSYNC's "No Strings Attached," selling more than 2.5 million copies since its Friday release. Check out the rest of the top 10 fastest-selling albums in America.

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2015 Thanksgiving, Black Friday hours for major retailers

Black Friday is nearly here, although it will once again be more like "Black Thanksgiving" this year given store hours. Check out the store hours announced for 2015 by major retailers.

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Paris terror attacks: What we know

The Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people continued to prompt raids and arrests in Europe and airstrikes in Syria.


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Paris attacker’s sister shocked at his involvement

Among the gunmen at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris was Samy Amimour. His sister says she was shocked to learn of her brother's role in the attacks.

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Protesters disrupt Chicago's Mag Mile on Black Friday

Protesters disrupt Chicago's shopping corridor and ask feds to probe LaQuan McDonald killing

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Is Black Friday losing its luster?

If Black Friday is said to be losing its luster, what does that mean for the way Americans will shop & spend this holiday?

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Black Friday shopping is underway

Black Friday shopping, which has become a holiday tradition for customers to get the best deals and for retailers to move products, can go smoothly or it can be pretty brutal.

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Ugandans want pope to toughen stance on gays

Some Ugandans are criticizing Pope Francis' efforts to reach out to homosexual Catholics. The pope will arrive in Uganda on Friday.

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Black Friday gets blowback in Europe

Black Friday is not just an American event any more. It's spreading to Europe as well. But some in Britain believe the shopping bonanza may not be a good idea.


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