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1 month ago in National

U.S. panel finalizes breast cancer screening recommendations

An influential panel of U.S. experts issued final recommendations reaffirming their controversial position that mammogram screening should start at age 50, but also said some women may benefit from screening starting at age 40.

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1 month ago in Entertainment, National

Jackpot at $1.5 billion and climbing, Powerball fever grips America

The grand prize in Wednesday's drawing is the world's richest lottery jackpot that could go to a single ticket holder.

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1 month ago in Sports

Messi wins Ballon d’Or for fifth time

Lionel Messi reclaimed the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world player of the year on Monday from his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo who had walked off with the award for the previous two years.

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 1995, file photo, David Bowie performs in Hartford, Conn. Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, after battling cancer for 18 months. He was 69. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)

1 month ago in Music

Marilyn Manson pens moving tribute to David Bowie

The shock rocker says Bowie's concept album "Diamond Dogs" changed his life "forever."

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Bill Cosby’s lawyers file to dismiss criminal charge

"The Cosby Show" star has been fighting off decades-old accusations from more than 50 women, who have come forward with claims of inappropriate behavior, drugging and rape against the actor.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Stan Lee can’t read the comics he helped create

The 93-year-old, who co-created superheroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and the Hulk, feels "a thousand years old" because he is losing his hearing and he cannot read anything unless it is printed in an extremely large sized font.

alabama

1 month ago in Sports

Tide tames Tigers in thriller

Alabama won a fourth national title in seven years with a thrilling 45-40 victory over Clemson on Monday, the win built on a quartet of long-range scoring plays and the recovery of an onside kick in the fourth quarter.

Alabama players celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. Alabama won 45-40.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

1 month ago in Sports

PHOTOS: Bama tops Clemson for national title

Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide rolled on to win a fourth national title in seven years.

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1 month ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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1 month ago in Music

Sales soar for David Bowie’s parting gift, his new ‘Blackstar’ album

Sales of Bowie's last album - released two days before his death - soared along with downloads of the greatest hits of his storied career.

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1 month ago in National

As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final year

As he prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, the President has insisted he will not be content simply to run out the clock on foreign policy.

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1 month ago in Weird

Man orders Kindle, man gets tumor delivered instead

FedEx delivered a big, gross surprise to one customer in the U.K.

Alabama's O.J. Howard heads to the end zone for a touchdown reception during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

1 month ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Jan. 12

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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1 month ago in Viral Videos

This fire is ‘poppin’

Michelle Dobyne gives a hilarious live interview after her neighbor rescued her from a fire.

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1 month ago in Lifestyle

Your cell phone is dirty. Really, really dirty

Your touchscreen device has more germs on it than a public toilet. Here's how you should clean it.

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1 month ago in Local

Sangamon County Board to Consider Disaster Declaration

Another disaster declaration could be coming for Sangamon County following the flooding rains of weeks ago.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 12

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

2 hours ago in Music

Paul McCartney and Skype make tech history

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Paul McCartney is embracing modern technology by teaming up with Skype to launch the first ever audio emojis in time for Valentine's Day.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

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The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

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Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

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The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.