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2 days ago in National

Just in time for tax season, IRS experiencing technical difficulties

The Internal Revenue Service says it is experiencing computer failure and temporarily cannot accept taxpayer returns.

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2 days ago in Sports

PREVIEW: PGA Waste Management Phoenix Open

As the PGA Tour makes its annual stop at TPC Scottsdale, the raucous and rowdy par-3 16th hole will be on full display.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Facebook marks 12th birthday with gift to users

Facebook is giving friendship collages to its 1.6 billion users in celebration of the social network's 12th birthday.

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2 days ago in National

Republican campaign for White House turns nastier as field narrows

Campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination has taken a nasty turn with Donald Trump accusing rival Ted Cruz of fraud as the field of candidates narrowed ahead of next week's New Hampshire primary.

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2 days ago in National, Sports

Super Bowl security to be super tight

U.S. law enforcement officials preparing for Super Bowl 50 have worked with their French counterparts to learn from last year's deadly attacks in Paris, as they plan safety for Sunday's big game.

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2 days ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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2 days ago in National

Women could soon have to register for the draft

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday it was up to Congress to decide whether to require women to register for the military draft, and he expected U.S. lawmakers to take up the issue this autumn.

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2 days ago in National

Obama visits a mosque to send pointed message to non-Muslims

President Barack Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque, in an effort to allay the fears of Americans accustomed to pop-culture portrayals of Muslims as terrorists, and to reassure Muslim American youth about their place in the nation.

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2 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 4

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

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2 days ago in Viral Videos

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

George Clooney and Hugh Laurie reprise their classic TV characters.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 4

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

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Sex assault case against Cosby can proceed

A judge has refused to throw out the sex assault case against Bill Cosby, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Sports Illustrated’ turning its swimsuit edition into TV show

TNT will air a special on Feb. 13 that builds up to the reveal of which model appears on the cover of its annual swimsuit edition.

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Bennet sisters don swords in ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

Jane Austen's classic tale gets a somewhat different makeover for cinema screens with heroine Elizabeth Bennet armed with a sword and fighting zombies.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle

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

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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3 days ago in National

Education Department gives states ways to cut standardized testing

The Obama administration is offering states and local school districts a lesson plan of sorts for reducing standardized testing in public schools.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

New ‘Star Wars’ video game to bridge the gap between movies

It has dominated the box office. Now "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is looking to take a light saber to the competition in the video game world.

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NASCAR’s Tony Stewart hospitalized

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has been hospitalized Tuesday for a back injury with the Daytona 500 less than three weeks away.

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3 days ago in Sports

Manziel’s options appear limited as unemployment looms

If Johnny Manziel never plays another game in the National Football League, he will not be the first talented player to squander his natural gifts and no doubt will not be the last.

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3 days ago in Sports

Superman and Sheriff battle for league’s marketing crown

Super Bowl 50 is primed for a symbolic passing of the torch from one generation to the next with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning ready to hand off the mantle of greatness to the Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton.

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11 hours ago in Local

Joe Baldacci Drops Out of Race for Maine’s 2nd District

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Democrat Joe Baldacci is dropping out of the Democratic primary race for Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

12 hours ago in Local

Police are Looking for Man Who Fled After High-Speed Chase

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Police are looking for a man who fled on foot after his car crashed in Manchester after a high-speed police chase.

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More Than 84,000 Mainers Sign Up for Health Coverage

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The U.S. Department of health and Human Services says more than 84,000 Mainers signed up for health insurance for this year under the Affordable Care Act.

12 hours ago in Local

Maine Property Owners Could Foot Bill for School Funding Gap

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Property owners in Maine could end up footing the bill for an estimated $20 million gap in school funding next year.

21 hours ago in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

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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