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Opinion poll shows gains for Hillary Clinton in US presidential race

A latest opinion poll has shown Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton now possesses a commanding lead over her nearest rival Bernie Sanders, with a strong debate performance bolstering her

Stores discount holiday goods more than last year

Average price cuts this year on many items from clothing to jewelry are higher than last year, according to Market Track, which reviewed weekly circulars of 11 top retailers from Nov. 1 through Dec. 2

Donald Trump rips up rule book of US ‘retail politics’

Donald Trump is eschewing such traditional "retail politics" in favor of large, high-profile rallies and television appearances.

What makes you Facebook dependent?

If news, games, feedback on your posts or the chance to meet new friends is driving you to Facebook, then you may be having a dependency, according to a new study...

Americans aware of E.coli Chipotle outbreak eat there less often: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Nearly a quarter of Americans who have heard of recent E. coli outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill said they are eating less often at its restaurants, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday, while

Donald Trump uses vulgar term to describe Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential run

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump used a vulgarity to describe Hillary Clinton's loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 Democratic presidential race and then derided her over the time she took

Airport comfort dogs to help ease holiday travel stress

A team of professionally trained comfort dogs at Dulles International Airport are helping ease travelers' stresses this holiday season.

The ‘Dogist’ blog and book makes dogs look human

Elias Weiss Friedman has photographed thousands of dogs for his blog and book ''The Dogist.'' What sets his pictures apart is how human he makes his canines seem.

This Merry Christmas, ‘NORAD set to track Santa Claus’

Peterson Air Force base is getting ready for its annual holiday mission - tracking Santa's storybook sleigh ride around the world.

Miss Universe 2015: Host apologizes for crowning wrong woman 

The fallout from Sunday's show made Harvey an online symbol of "oops'' moments, drew a reaction from Colombia's president and even a gloating tweet from Donald Trump, the pageant's former owner.

Donald Trump beats Republicans, not Hillary Clinton, in one-on-one matchups: Poll

Donald Trump would win a hypothetical head-to-head contest against either of his two closest Republican U.S. presidential rivals, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, but he would fall short of beating Democrati

Plane crash: Family of 5 killed in California Piper PA32 tragedy

A Northern California family of five on their way to a holiday party died when their private plane crashed in an almond orchard near Bakersfield, California, a family member said Monday.

Hillary Clinton avoids campaign diet pitfalls with hot peppers, yoga

When Hillary Clinton's staff laid out a spread of pulled pork and beans from a cafe in Arkansas, the she ate a single tomato slice. The Democratic front-runner sends her campaign team to scout out sec

Oregon woman held in Las Vegas Strip sidewalk rampage

An Oregon woman who plowed her car into pedestrians on a crowded Las Vegas Strip sidewalk on Sunday evening, killing one person and injuring at least 35 others, was homeless and had been living in her

Chelsea Clinton tweets that she is pregnant with second child

Chelsea Clinton tweeted on Monday that she is pregnant again, which will give her daughter, Charlotte, a sibling and former President Bill Clinton and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton t

California shooters’ ex-neighbor denied bail in terrorism case

A federal magistrate on Monday denied bail to the man accused of providing the assault-style rifles used by a married couple to massacre 14 people in San Bernardino, California, in an attack inspired

Coroner: Jeremy Carter, grandson of Jimmy Carter dies in Georgia

A coroner says Jeremy Carter, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, has died near Atlanta.

Former US President Jimmy Carter’s grandson Jeremy Carter dies at 28: Media

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's 28-year-old grandson, Jeremy, has died, Carter told a church gathering on Sunday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Donald Trump exploiting people’s fears: Barack Obama

In his first major comments on Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama today said that the real estate tycoon is exploiting people's fear amid a stagnant and rapidl

Russian supply ship lifts off for International space station

An unmanned Russian cargo ship has lifted off on a journey to the International Space Station.

Longtime civil rights activist Ozell Sutton dies at 90

Ozell Sutton, a longtime civil rights activist who was associated with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., has died, his daughter said Sunday. He was 90.

Historic ‘Star Wars’ debut hands Disney another hit franchise

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shattered box office records with an estimated $517 million in worldwide ticket sales through Sunday, a staggering debut that re-established the celebrated space saga as

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''Star Wars: The Force Awakens'' brought in a galactic $238 million over the weekend, making it the biggest North American debut of all time according to studio estimates on Sunday.

Hillary Clinton backs Barack Obama’s Islamic State strategy in Democratic debate”

"UPDATE 7-Clinton backs Obama's Islamic State strategy in Democratic debate (Adds comments from Trump, Fiorina, Democratic strategist, changes date to Dec 20) By John Whitesides and Luciana Lope

Twitter account of pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli hacked

Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive facing U.S. charges of securities fraud, lost control of his Twitter account to hackers on Sunday

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Lebanese militant leader killed in Israeli raid in Syria – Hezbollah

An Israeli air strike killed Samir Qantar, a Hezbollah militant leader, in Damascus on Saturday evening, the Lebanese group and Syrian state media said on Sunday".

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