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Feds say Obamacare could affect nearly a third of taxpayers

Up to four percent of Americans are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year.

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Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

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Nissan, Ford issue recalls

More than a million cars, vans, and SUVs are being recalled to fix seat belt and other problems.

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How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

Meteorologists have been getting a lot of grief for their overzealous snow forecasts but they didn't get it all wrong.

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Flooding leaves mess in New England after storm

A massive blizzard hammered New England, leaving lots of damage behind.

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Obama’s pick for Attorney General faces heated confirmation debate

Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's pick for attorney general, sought to make a clean break from the testy relationship her predecessor had with Congress.

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Officials say 9.5 million enroll for Obamacare

The enrollment period for 2015 coverage opened on Nov. 15 and ends on Feb. 15.

A man walks out of an ocean front house covered in ice during a winter blizzard in Marshfield, Massachusetts January 27, 2015.

Blizzard hits the northeast, New York spared its brunt

As New York and New Jersey lifted travel bans, Massachusetts braces for more snow.

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World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

World leaders joined Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops.

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PHOTOS: Scenes from the storm

Some of our favorite photos and tweets from #Snowmageddon2015.

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2 officers shot, suspect killed in Minnesota city hall shooting

A man shot two police officers shortly after a swearing in ceremony at a city hall in a Minneapolis suburb.

WICKED WINTER WEATHER: An New York Police Department officer takes photographs while keeping security during a snowstorm in Times Square, New York early morning Jan. 27.

‘Life-threatening’ blizzard bears down on East Coast

A potentially historic snowstorm has canceled flights, shuttered schools and businesses, and threatens millions of Americans.

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Gov’t to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

The Obama administration is unveiling what it calls a historic shift in the way Medicare pays hospitals and doctors.

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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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Obama, new Saudi king discuss ISIS, Yemen

President Barack Obama and new Saudi Arabia King Salman are expected to discuss shared concerns during their first formal meeting on Tuesday.

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Boehner says fixing infrastructure ‘critically important’

The top House Republican says Congress is looking at options to pay for repairs to America's highways and bridges.

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Closings, canceled flights as East Coast braces for blizzard

Millions of people are in the path of a potentially historic snowfall that has shuttered schools and businesses and is already being blamed for canceled flights.

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Not so fast Lindsay: Lohan’s ‘community service’ challenged

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Actress Lindsay Lohan addresses reporters during a news conference at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Park City, Utah. Producer Randall Emmett and Lohan announced the forthcoming production of a new film, "Inconceivable," in which Lohan will star and co-produce.

Officials are investigating whether the actress claimed a "meet-and-greet" with fans as part of her court-ordered community service.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Teacher’s ‘Uptown Funk’ dance gets an A+

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A theatre teacher at a Dallas high school proves he - and his students - have got some serious moves.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 29

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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More clues point to an all-girl ‘Ghostbusters’

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Director Paul Feig has teased fans with his latest "Ghostbusters" casting coup.