Four dead after fiery crash in Lower Towamensing

Police and fire are responding to a fatal  crash in Lower Towamensing Township Friday night.

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Australian police: 8 children found dead

The mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a house in the northeastern Australian city of Cairns has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said Saturday morning.

The 37-year-old woman is under poli...

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'Colbert Report' says goodbye with record ratings

The Colbert Nation tuned in big time to say goodbye to "The Colbert Report."

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Gruesome discovery in abandoned storage unit

When Regina Zimmer bid $40 on an abandoned storage unit in Colfax, California, near Sacramento, all she did before the purchase was look at the unit from the outside and hope to find something valuable.

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Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'

President Barack Obama prodded Congress to eliminate the United States' decades-old Cuba embargo Friday, saying that improving relations with the communist country will help open its "hermetically sealed society."

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Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

Under pressure from federal regulators, Chrysler will expand a recall of cars and trucks equipped with Takata airbags.

Obama end of year news conference

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Obama calls on only female reporters

President Barack Obama took eight questions during his Friday press conference --- and all of them from women journalists.

It was an unusual and deliberate move, considering the White House press corps has been historically dominated by men. Indeed, t...

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Secret Cinema to hold protest screening

Events company Secret Cinema has said it will hold a simultaneous screening of an as-yet unannounced film in London, Rome and San Francisco on Sunday to "protest against censorship."

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Sony exec fires back at President Obama

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton responded Friday after President Obama said the studio had "made a mistake" by pulling "The Interview."

"The President, the press, and the public are mistaken as to what actually happened," Lynton said in an inter...

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Google sues to stop Hollywood threats

Major Hollywood studios have led a quiet campaign with Mississippi's attorney general to slam Google with lawsuits for linking to illegal content. Now Google is striking back.

In a blog post Thursday, a top Google lawyer criticized the Motion Picture ...

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Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake of news that North Korea was behind the Sony Entertainment cyberattack.

"We're doing what w...

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Hackers to Sony: We'll stand down if you never release the movie

The hackers behind a devastating cyberattack at Sony Pictures have sent a new message to executives at the company, crediting them for a "very wise" decision to cancel the Christmas day release of "The Interview," a source close to the company told C...

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Unilever lays an egg: Drops Just Mayo lawsuit

Unilever takes its mayonnaise very seriously. But this time, the global food giant appears to have egg on its face.

In October, Unilever filed a lawsuit against Hampton Creek, a San Francisco start-up that makes an egg-free mayonnaise substitute call...

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What every state in the U.S. is worst at

According to Thrillist, every U.S. state is bad at something. Find out where your state falls short.

On this day: December 19

first edition of A Christmas Carol, 1843

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"A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.

Ice pancakes baffle experts

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Several strange frozen saucers were found during a recent cold snap on a river in Scotland. Take a look at the unusual images.

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