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5 days ago

First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite, a day after the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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6 days ago

Yahoo to say it is exploring ‘strategic alternatives’

Yahoo Inc is expected to announce on Tuesday that it is exploring "strategic alternatives".

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6 days ago

ISIS pushed back in Iraq, Syria, but a threat in Libya: Kerry

An international coalition is pushing back Islamic State militants in their Syrian and Iraqi strongholds but the group is threatening Libya and could seize the nation's oil wealth, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

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Zika virus declared global health emergency

The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, as the U.N. agency sought to build a global response to the threat.

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No shadow: Punxsutawney Phil ‘predicts’ early spring

The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning means he's "predicted" an early spring.

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6 days ago

Republican Cruz bests Trump in Iowa race, Clinton edges out Sanders

Sen. Ted Cruz soundly defeated billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa's Republican nominating contest, upending the party's presidential race and creating a three-way competition with establishment candidate Sen. Marco Rubio.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 2

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Letters spell the word "Alphabet" as they are seen on a computer screen with a Google search page in this photo illustration taken in Paris, France, August 11, 2015. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

7 days ago

Alphabet profit sends shares up; overtakes Apple in value

Alphabet Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Monday.

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7 days ago

Obama wants $4B to help students learn computer science

Obama's budget proposal for 2017 will seek $4 billion for states and $100 million for school districts over the next three years to teach computer science skills in elementary, middle and high schools.

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Obama to meet with Republicans Ryan, McConnell

President Barack Obama will meet for the first time on Tuesday with Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, to discuss budget priorities and ways to work together this year.

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CDC expected to declare end to Chipotle’s E.coli outbreak

The E. coli outbreak that affected restaurants in nine states is expected to be declared over.

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1 week ago

Trump’s unorthodox campaign faces first test in Iowa

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton also faces a stiff challenge in Iowa from insurgent Bernie Sanders in the first contest in the state-by-state battle to pick candidates for the Nov. 8 election to succeed President Barack Obama.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Feb. 1

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

The Capitol in Washington is seen at sunrise, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

1 week ago

Making headlines this week

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

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1 week ago

Government seeks more wage data in fight against gender pay gap

The Obama administration issued a proposal that would require private businesses to submit more data about how their employees are paid, in a bid to help address the wage gap between men and women.

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Poll: Uninsured sit on the sidelines as sign-up season ends

A new poll finds most uninsured Americans sitting on the sidelines as sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health care law comes to a close.

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Federal Reserve releases scenarios for 2016 bank stress tests

Large financial firms will have to show how they would survive a "severely adverse scenario," including a global recession where U.S. unemployment shoots up to 10 percent and short-term U.S. Treasuries pay negative yields, the Federal Reserve says.

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Pentagon chief announces measures to improve quality of life for military

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday announced a series of measures aimed at improving the quality of life for those serving in the U.S. military, including a doubling of maternity leave for most personnel to 12 weeks.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 29

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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PewDiePie, others set to star in YouTube’s first original shows

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YouTube's viral video stars, many of whom have a fan following in the millions, are set to appear in original movies and a show, as the video site attempts to attract users to its paid service.

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David Bowie’s widow Iman breaks silence

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The couple was married for almost 24 years and the rocker left more than $100 million to his wife in his will.

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‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ trumps ‘Hail, Caesar!’

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Hollywood fumbled the ball during a quiet Super Bowl weekend at the multiplexes as new releases such as “Hail, Caesar!” and “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” failed to make much noise.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Super Bowl 50 commercials

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A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?