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Obama pitching more access to fast Internet

The President is promoting greater broadband access during a trip to Iowa.

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Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Paris attack

Al Qaeda in Yemen says it carried out the attack on the French satirical newspaper for insulting the Prophet Mohammad.

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Americans have an appetite for labeling genetically-modified food

A new poll shows 66 percent of Americans favor requiring food manufacturers to put labels on GMO products.

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Boehner: House will fund Homeland Security, block Obama on immigration

Funding for the agency that spearheads domestic counterterrorism efforts and secures U.S. borders expires on Feb. 27.

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Coming soon to a workplace near you: Wellness or else

Companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join "wellness" programs.

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France’s ‘Charlie Hebdo’ to publish Mohammad cartoon

The front page features a caricature of the Prophet Mohammad holding a sign saying "Je suis Charlie" in its first edition since the terrorist attack.

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To fight hackers, Obama wants companies to share threats

Obama will announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks.

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Ohio State beats Oregon 42-20 for NCAA championship

Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Ohio State won the first national title in college football's playoff era.

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U.S. military Twitter account hacked

Social media accounts for the U.S. military command were hacked by apparent Islamic State sympathizers.

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Supreme Court rejects new challenge to Obamacare

The court declined to take up another broad challenge to President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

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Gas prices fall 27 cents per gallon

The average price of regular gasoline is at its lowest in five years.

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Auto industry’s past, future collide in Detroit

The global auto industry is undergoing three simultaneous technological transformations.

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France mobilizes 10K troops after Paris shootings

A day after the biggest French public demonstration ever registered, officials say the country remains at risk of further attacks.

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Obama turns focus to Internet security, privacy

The president plans to propose new plans to protect consumers and businesses from cyber threats.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Police kill Paris terror suspects, hostages die in second siege

The violence was of an unprecedented scale as France tackled one of the worst threats to its internal security in decades.

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Court to weigh overturning gay marriage bans in 3 states

A federal appeals court will weigh whether to strike down same-sex marriage bans in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

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Boston to bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston will be the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.

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Facing shrinking budgets, Pentagon moves to cut European bases

Facing tight budgets and a shrinking military, the Pentagon will hand 14 sites back to their home governments.

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Honda fined record $70M for failing to report deaths, injuries

Honda will pay penalties for failing to report hundreds of injuries, deaths, and other consumer claims.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

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

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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Pharrell heading to ‘The Simpsons’

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The "Happy" hitmaker and the famous Vivienne Westwood hat he wore to the Grammys are heading to Springfield.

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Elders play Grand Theft Auto V

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They have no problem shooting people, but they refuse to run a red light!

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Regina Hall almost became a nun

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The "Think Like a Man" star missed out on becoming a nun because some of her "numbers" were too high.