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3 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

McDonald’s serving up ‘smarter’ Happy Meals

Ronald McDonald plans to serve up a side of literacy as the fast food giant swaps toys for millions of books.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

Watch what this guy does with his iPhone

This experiment will make you want to hit the slopes and take your cell phone along for the ride.

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3 days ago in Sports, Weird

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

The 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-maché Panthers helmet.

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3 days ago in Weird

The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.

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3 days ago in Music

Elton John eyes farewell tour

The veteran pop star is "gradually" winding down his music career and wants to say goodbye to fans with a farewell tour.

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3 days ago in Music

Coldplay channeling Glastonbury for Super Bowl 50

Chris Martin and his bandmates will headline the halftime show at Sunday's Super Bowl 50.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Ben Stiller pouts his way into the record books at ‘Zoolander 2’ premiere

Ben Stiller entered the history books on Thursday night when he set a record for taking a picture with the world's largest selfie stick during the "Zoolander 2" premiere in London.

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3 days ago in Music

Johnny Cash gets his own spider

The black spider was found near Folsom Prison, the California jail where Cash performed in 1968 and wrote the track "Folsom Prison Blues."

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3 days ago in Music

Billy Corgan heads out on road trip for documentary

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman is back on the road, but this time he's turned filmmaker for his journey across the U.S., and is incorporating mini-concerts along the way.

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3 days ago in Sports

BMX icon Dave Mirra dead in apparent suicide

Mirra, a BMX biking pioneer, won 14 gold, six silver and four bronze medals in ESPN's X Games from 1995 to 2009.

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3 days ago in Sports

Five Super Bowl storylines to watch

Five storylines to watch for Sunday's Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers.

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3 days ago in Features

2016 Notable Deaths

A look at some of the noteworthy people we have lost this year.

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3 days ago in Sports

How a Super Bowl game ball is made

There are just a few people responsible for manufacturing every NFL game ball. Find out how they're made.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ isn’t the Coen Brothers’ best – but it’s not their worst

Beneath all the old Hollywood glamour is familiar Coen territory: faith, folly, finding your purpose and just trying to live a good life.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Playboy’ puts its clothes on – sort of

The great-granddaughter of novelist Ernest Hemingway strips off for a revamped issue of the magazine as it abandons full frontal nudity for flirty, more natural shots of women.

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3 days ago in National

U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

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3 days ago in National

Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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2 hours ago in Music

No surprise, Adele named world’s top selling artist of 2015

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The British superstar saw off competition from fellow singers Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift to be honored as the global artist of the year.

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‘Star Wars’ breaks new record

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The sci-fi epic, directed by J.J. Abrams, previously became the highest-grossing release in North American film history, after recently passing the $760.5 million "Avatar" hauled in in 2009.

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PewDiePie, others set to star in YouTube’s first original shows

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YouTube's viral video stars, many of whom have a fan following in the millions, are set to appear in original movies and a show, as the video site attempts to attract users to its paid service.

3 hours ago in Music

David Bowie’s widow Iman breaks silence

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The couple was married for almost 24 years and the rocker left more than $100 million to his wife in his will.

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‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ trumps ‘Hail, Caesar!’

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Hollywood fumbled the ball during a quiet Super Bowl weekend at the multiplexes as new releases such as “Hail, Caesar!” and “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” failed to make much noise.