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Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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3 days ago in Sports

Ducks down and out after Predators win decider

After winning Game 6 of their Western Conference quarter-final series on Monday, the Nashville Predators saw a message in their locker room: "Noon flight to Anaheim. Pack for six days."

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3 days ago in Sports

Quarterbacks expected to rule at NFL Draft

Given the pass-happy state of the most popular U.S. professional sports league, the pressure to find a frontline thrower moved the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles to trade up to the number one and two slots, respectively, for the presumed purpose of snaring a quarterback.

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3 days ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

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3 days ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 days ago in National

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law for next year.

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3 days ago in National

Carly’s croon sparks bewilderment, criticism on social media

Carly Fiorina was so happy to be named U.S. presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's running mate, she broke into song during her acceptance speech. But the chorus that greeted her on social media was anything but complimentary.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment

The story of National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden captivated the U.S. in 2013 and now he is getting the Hollywood treatment.

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3 days ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.

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3 days ago in National

Email privacy bill headed for House approval

The House of Representatives is expected to vote to require law enforcement authorities to get a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails, with the bill's Senate prospects unclear.

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3 days ago in Sports

Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

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3 days ago in Music

Alicia Keys to debut new music next month

The singer is working on a follow-up to her 2012 studio album "Girl on Fire."

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3 days ago in Music

Lady Gaga, Elton John team up on clothing line

he pop icons have collaborated on a range of limited edition clothes and accessories with Macy's.

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3 days ago in Local

Firefighter charged with arson suspended.

After being arrested and charged with two counts of arson for Thursday's fire, Fire Chief Stephen McGerty said Wednesday that David Plante has been suspended from the Stoddard Fire and Rescue Department.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

4 days ago in Music

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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4 days ago in Weird

Don’t take a selfie with Flat Creek Floyd

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.

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4 days ago in Music

Adam Levine teases new Maroon 5 material

Fans of the band have been waiting anxiously for new material since the release of "Feelings" back in September.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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

1 day ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

1 day ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

2 days ago in Music

Lenny Kravitz, Queen Latifah to star in new Fox drama

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The show "Star" will feature newcomer actors Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O'Grady as the singers.