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National

16 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

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Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

21 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

22 hours ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

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President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

22 hours ago in National

In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

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Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

22 hours ago in National

Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

Weird

20 hours ago in Weird

A reporter’s worst nightmare

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That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

2 days ago in Weird

Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

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Workers at a Florida Wendy's got the surprise of a lifetime when a customer tossed a 3-foot-long live alligator through the drive-thru window.

2 days ago in Weird

Serial stomper targeting the feet of Austin, Texas

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Strange but true: Several women have reported incidents of a man stomping on their feet before riding off on a bicycle.

3 days ago in Music, Weird

Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

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Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

3 days ago in Weird

Court: Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old

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Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court to charges of recklessly endangering safety and neglecting a child.

Lifestyle

17 hours ago in Lifestyle

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

22 hours ago in Lifestyle

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.

2 days ago in Lifestyle

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

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The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Honda, Mazda issue recalls

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Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.

7 days ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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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.

Viral Videos

22 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

Who’s your daddy?

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When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Oh mother …

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Is it the worst "Family Feud" answer ever? Judge for yourself.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

4 days ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

Sports News

16 hours ago in Sports, World

U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

21 hours ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

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Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

21 hours ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

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Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

22 hours ago in Sports

PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

22 hours ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

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The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

22 hours ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. CAVS WIN, 11 STRAIGHT FOR WARRIORS Kobe Bryant’s final game…

2 days ago in Sports

NASCAR changes to franchise model

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NASCAR has announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners.

2 days ago in Sports

It’s now Professor Selig

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The former baseball commissioner has a new gig.

2 days ago in Sports

Denver streets run orange to welcome Super Bowl-winning Broncos

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Hundreds of thousands of cheering, orange-clad Denver Broncos fans lined the city's streets on Tuesday for a parade and rally to welcome home the team after their upset victory in Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers.

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Local News

8 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Man Robs Credit Union Branch

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The Zion Crossroads branch of the University of Virginia Community Credit Union was robbed Thursday afternoon.

9 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Bonnie Santiago Might Be Dead

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Area law enforcement agencies believe Bonnie Santiago, who's been missing since July 2014, is probably dead.

10 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Silva Will Remain Behind Bars

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Bryan Michael Silva, who barricaded himself in his house last month, will remain in jail.