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in Music

Taylor Swift named global recording artist of the year

The annual accolade celebrates the artist with the most physical sales, downloads and streaming figures worldwide.

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in National

Poll: Majority of Americans favor mandatory vaccines

Seventy-eight percent of respondents in the online survey said all children should be vaccinated unless there is a direct health risk to them from vaccination.

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in Weird

‘Hibernating’ pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace of house

Why would you want to steal five giant, scary spiders?

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in Music

Kanye and Rihanna planning joint tour

Longtime pals West and Rihanna, who are both working on new albums for release this year, previously toured together in 2008.

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in Sports

Lawmaker seeks to ban chewing tobacco in baseball

MLB players would be banned from using chewing tobacco under the first bill in a nationwide campaign planned by anti-tobacco activists.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Byron Jones shatters NFL combine record

The UConn cornerback delivered a performance for the ages, recording an astonishing 12-foot, 3-inch broad jump that set not only a combine record, but what appears to be a world record as well.

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in Sports

Spring training warms up players, winter-weary fans

MLB training camps heat up this week, warming the hearts of fans suffering in the arctic chill of a brutal winter.

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in Sports

FIFA wants to shorten the 2022 World Cup

A task force has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament staged over cooler months.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 24

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

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in National

Chief Justice could again swing Obamacare case in government’s favor

Three years ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the tie-breaking vote in a ruling that saved President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform.

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in National

VA Secretary apologizes for misstating military service

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said he had served in the special forces when he had not.

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in National

Justice Dept. asks for stay to allow immigration action

The Justice Department argued that halting action on immigration from taking effect threatens national security.

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in Entertainment

‘American Horror Story’ star dies after car crash

The 34-year-old actor's head was clipped by a car's wing mirror while he was crossing a street on Feb. 19.

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in Viral Videos

The Warren/Kenny G ‘Regulate’ mashup is everything

'90s rap meets jazz in this incredible duet.

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in Lifestyle

How to properly quit a job

According to a fall 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Labor, more American workers are on the move than ever before.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 24

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

Breakfast cereal is shown for sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Del Mar, California, March 6, 2013.

in Lifestyle, National, World

The world’s diet is getting worse

We're eating more processed foods high in sugar, fat, and starch than ever before.

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in National

Obama warns security funding lapse would hurt economy

A partial shutdown would mean more than 100,000 border patrol, port inspection, and airport security agents would be left without paychecks.

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in Sports

Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston gloves sold for nearly $1M

The boxing gloves worn during the infamous 1965 rematch have been purchased by an anonymous buyer.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

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A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

What color is this dress?

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The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?

in Entertainment

PHOTOS: Leonard Nimoy through the years

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Although he capped his "Star Trek" run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in the public's mind he will always be Spock.

in Entertainment

‘Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

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The world famous Mr. Spock has passed away.

in Music

Rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp

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Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll.