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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children.President Barack Obama's press secretary says the science on vaccinations "is re ...more

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A dented chocolate football created by a Pennsylvania candy maker to poke fun at the New England Patriots' "Deflategate" scandal has ended up raising $20,000 for charity.The ball created by Sarris Candies of Canonsburg was auct ...more

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HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's new scratch-and-sniff lottery ticket is off to a sizzling start.The $1 bacon-scented tickets with a top prize of $1,000 hit the market in early January. Lottery officials went with a conservative print run j ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could face increased penalties if the NFL investigation finds they violated rules by deflating footballs in the AFC championship g ...more

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SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Bill Cosby's stand-up tour is making a stop in northern Ohio, where police say they will have extra officers on hand for the show.Police in Sandusky expect at least a few protesters outside the theater where Cosby will perf ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time.When the Super Bowl kicks off at on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. At $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, they're all hoping to have the ad ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year Census, which could give Arab-Americans and other affected groups greater political clout and access ...more

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After being thrown into the national spotlight on issues of sexual assault, the University of Virginia will consider plans to create a research institute on violence, offer new courses on campus safety and use surveys to create new strategies — all in ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty-five years after a 6-year-old boy disappeared in Manhattan, ushering in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping.Et ...more

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PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Don't ask comedian Tig Notaro about her approach to hosting the Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony. The closing event is Saturday night, but she hasn't even thought about it."I have no idea what I'm going to be doing," ...more