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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning speak to one another following the NFL football AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Denver. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 20-18 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

1 week ago in Sports

The week’s top sports shots

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

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1 week ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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

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1 week ago in Entertainment

‘Deadpool’ takes on cancer in NSFW ad

Ryan Reynolds has shot a new testicular cancer awareness video dressed as his super hero alter ego.

The Capitol in Washington is seen at sunrise, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

1 week ago in National

Making headlines this week

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

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1 week ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: Disney and Dreamworks face off with ‘Kung Fu Panda 3,’ ‘The Finest Hours’

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

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1 week ago in National

Government seeks more wage data in fight against gender pay gap

The Obama administration issued a proposal that would require private businesses to submit more data about how their employees are paid, in a bid to help address the wage gap between men and women.

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1 week ago in Sports

These sports teams are running out of fans

Here's a look at the professional sports teams who have lost the most fans.

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1 week ago in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Michael Phelps’ ‘Curtain of Distraction’ goes swimmingly

18-time gold medal winner Michael Phelps joined Arizona State students to cause Oregon State's Stephen Thompson Jr. to miss a pair of free throws.

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1 week ago in Sports

Could a Super Bowl ever be staged outside the U.S.?

The NFL strategy to expand the sport globally continues to gather pace.

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1 week ago in Sports

Blatter expects to be at FIFA election even if still banned

Sepp Blatter expects to attend the FIFA election on Feb. 26 even though his appeal against an eight-year ban is unlikely to be resolved by then.

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1 week ago in Entertainment

Kim Basinger signs on for ‘Fifty Shades’ sequel

The Oscar winner will play Elena Lincoln, in the ongoing film adaptations of author E.L. James' erotic novel trilogy.

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1 week ago in National

Poll: Uninsured sit on the sidelines as sign-up season ends

A new poll finds most uninsured Americans sitting on the sidelines as sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health care law comes to a close.

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1 week ago in Music, Sports

Inquiry finds many concert tickets are held for insiders

Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? It may be because more than half of tickets to some events are reserved for various industry insiders.

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1 week ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: High seas adventure ‘The Finest Hours’ sometimes shallow, still thrilling

As effective as its finest moments may be, what "The Finest Hours" needs most is a deeper humanity to make it resonate after the credits. You end up saluting these heroes more than caring about them, keeping any lasting sea legs at bay.

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1 week ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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1 week ago in National

Federal Reserve releases scenarios for 2016 bank stress tests

Large financial firms will have to show how they would survive a "severely adverse scenario," including a global recession where U.S. unemployment shoots up to 10 percent and short-term U.S. Treasuries pay negative yields, the Federal Reserve says.

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1 week ago in National

Pentagon chief announces measures to improve quality of life for military

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday announced a series of measures aimed at improving the quality of life for those serving in the U.S. military, including a doubling of maternity leave for most personnel to 12 weeks.

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1 week ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 29

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

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1 week ago in Viral Videos

If presidential candidates got their own ice cream flavor

Ben & Jerry's has introduced an exclusive Bernie Sanders-inspired flavor, but in the interest of fairness, shouldn't every candidate get their own ice cream?

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1 week ago in Sports, Weird

Bad ink! Patriots fan gets tattoo declaring Super Bowl win

A New England Patriots fan was a bit premature when he got a tattoo declaring the team champions of a game they never reached — yet he says he has no regrets.

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13 hours ago in Local

Two People Suffer Burns in Oakland Mobile Home Fire

GENERIC FIRE LARGE

Two residents suffered burns in Oakland mobile home fire after an early-morning fire Saturday destroyed their mobile home on Webb Road in Oakland and left a dog and five cats unaccounted for.

2 days 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.

2 days ago in Local

More Than 84,000 Mainers Sign Up for Health Coverage

GENERIC HEALTHCARE LARGE

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.

2 days ago in Local

Maine Property Owners Could Foot Bill for School Funding Gap

GENERIC SCHOOL

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

3 days 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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