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National

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Making headlines this week

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

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

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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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Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

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

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Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

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Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.

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In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim ‘progressive’ mantle

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Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and accusing him of an "artful smear" in suggesting she could be bought by political donations.

Weird

2 days ago in Sports, Weird

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

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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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The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

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

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A prank call that will make you smash your own windows

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Police in Tucson, Arizona, say pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.

4 days ago in Weird

Jury summons directs people to call sex hotline

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That's one way to get people to do their civic duty.

5 days ago in Weird

Google buys ‘Google’ for just over $6,000

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A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly "own" the world's most heavily trafficked website has been rewarded by Google.

Lifestyle

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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.

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Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

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Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

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A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

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Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

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Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

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A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

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Supermodel Cindy Crawford, turning 50, denies plans to retire

Model and author Cindy Crawford participates in AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her new book, "Becoming", at AOL Studios on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Supermodel Cindy Crawford on Monday denied reports that she planned to retire from modeling this month.

Viral Videos

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WATCH: Puppies predict Super Bowl 50

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Right or wrong, one thing is for sure: these puppies are adorable!

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Watch what this guy does with his iPhone

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

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WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl 50 commercials

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A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

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Jimmy Kimmel brings back ‘E.R.’ and ‘House’

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George Clooney and Hugh Laurie reprise their classic TV characters.

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If soda commercials were honest

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Enjoy some sugary acid water today!

Sports News

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UVA Captures Road Win At Pitt

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UVA racked up its sixth consecutive victory Saturday afternoon trouncing Pitt 64-50.

14 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

You can stream the Super Bowl

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This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.

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The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events.

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The week’s best sports shots

Mark Macaspac leaps off the Super Bowl 50 sign inside Super Bowl City Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in San Francisco. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

A look at some of the biggest moments and best plays in sports this week.

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Broncos, Panthers set to deliver Super finish to season

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The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers are primed to provide a grand finish worthy of a landmark Super Bowl 50 on Sunday and cap a season of celebration by the National Football League.

2 days ago in Sports, Weird

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

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

2 days ago in Sports

BMX icon Dave Mirra dead in apparent suicide

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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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Five Super Bowl storylines to watch

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

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How a Super Bowl game ball is made

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

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Local News

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

GOP Will Use Convention To Pick Nominee

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5th District Republican leaders have agreed to hold a May 14th convention where they will pick a nominee for Congress.

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

UVA Captures Road Win At Pitt

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UVA racked up its sixth consecutive victory Saturday afternoon trouncing Pitt 64-50.

17 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Boards Take Heat For Recent Decision

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Earlysville resident Gary Grant has scolded the Albemarle Supervisors for deciding their committee assignments in a January 6th closed session.