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Massive snowstorm covers Northeast

The first blizzard of 2015 is keeping much of the U.S. Northeast shut down -- at least for the day.

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70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation celebrated

Tuesday marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camps by Soviet troops on Jan. 27, 1945.

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Tee off on this 'Caddyshack' quiz

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Extreme weather survival tips

Parts of the U.S. are battling "life-threatening" winter conditions. If you have to venture out, follow these tips to keep you and your family safe.

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On this day: January 27

Mozart is born, Auschwitz is liberated, Elvis releases "Heartbreak Hotel," tragedy claims the crew of Apollo 1, Michael Jackson's hair catches fire, and Steve Jobs unveils the iPad, all on this day.

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'Birdman,' 'Orange Is New' win big at SAG Awards

Here is a look at some of the big winners from the Screen Actor's Guild Awards.

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2014 Miss Universe pageant finalists

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega bested 87 other contestants, including runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez, in the Miss Universe Pageant Sunday in Florida

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Notable deaths of 2015

Take a look at the most notable deaths of 2015.

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10 things you should never pay for

Free stuff is getting harder to come by, but there are some things you should never pay for.

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On this day: January 26

European settlers land in Australia, Jim Thorpe is stripped of his Olympic medals, "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres, and Bill Clinton denies having "sexual relations with that woman," all on this day.

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On this day: January 25

The Winter Olympics are born, the Battle of the Bulge comes to an end, Charles Manson is found guilty, the Iran hostages arrive home, and Egypt begins rising up, all on this day.

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On this day: January 24

The California Gold Rush begins, the Eskimo Pie is patented, Jackie Robinson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the first Apple Macintosh goes on sale, all on this day.

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History of abortion in America

The House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday banning all taxpayer money for abortions. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

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Disney measles outbreak: What to know

The number of measles linked to an outbreak beginning at Disneyland has continued to increase. Here is what you need to know the outbreak.

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10 most hated U.S. companies

Bad customer service? Annoying fees? Find out which companies we love to hate in America.

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On this day: January 23

The deadliest earthquake in recorded history hits China, Duke Ellington plays Carnegie Hall, North Korea captures a U.S. Navy ship, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first class, all on this day.

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Female stars who chopped off their hair

Whether they chopped off their locks for a role or just for a fresh look, short hair is in for many of Hollywood's most famous women.

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America's biggest tax procrastinators

We all hate doing them, but these cities take doing your taxes at the last minute to the extreme.

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Worst passwords of 2015

From its annual compilation of 3.3 million passwords leaked online, SplashData has pulled the most common -- and therefore least secure -- not-so-secret codes.

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Massive fire engulfs apartments in N.J.

A massive fire at a New Jersey mid-rise consumed 175 apartments and displaced up to 400 residents.

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Super Bowl XLIX: 5 things to know

Whether you're a hardcore NFL fan or just a wannabe watching the game for the halftime show and commercials, here are five things you need to know for the Super Bowl.

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12 landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases

Forty-two years ago the U.S. Supreme Court made one of its most divisive rulings ever in the Roe vs. Wade case. Take a look back at some of the other landmark cases that shaped our nation.

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On this day: January 22

The Supreme Court decides Roe v. Wade, the Boeing 747 flies for the first time, Apple introduces its Macintosh computer in a Super Bowl ad, and the Unabomber pleads guilty, all on this day.

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11 social media moments at State of the Union

Check out 11 moments from the State of the Union address that dominated social media on Tuesday night.

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12 most common tax scams

As tax season begins, the IRS warns taxpayers to be on high alert for common scams. Take a look at the annual "dirty dozen" list released by the IRS.

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On this day: January 21

Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.

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14 Memorable State of the Union moments

As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night, look back at some of the memorable moments in State of the Union addresses through the years.

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On this day: January 20

FDR is inaugurated for an unprecedented fourth time, Elvis is promoted to sergeant, "Meet The Beatles!" hits record stores, and Iran releases the American hostages, all on this day.

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Biggest opening weekends for movies

largest-ever opening for a movie in January

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10 things about the March on Washington

As the nation celebrates Martin Luther King day on Monday, here are 10 things you may not know about the historic March on Washington, where MLK delivered his "I have a Dream" speech.

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On this day: January 19

Edgar Allan Poe is born, audiences tune in to watch "Lucy" give birth, Scrabble goes international, and the "Purple Rain" soundtrack releases its grip on the charts, all on this day.

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On this day: January 18

Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.

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On this day: January 17

Hawaii's monarchy is overthrown, Popeye makes his comic strip debut, Muhammad Ali is born, Operation Desert Storm begins, and news of the Monica Lewinsky scandal breaks online, all on this day.

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History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday is Martin Luther King Day. Learn more about the complicated history behind this special holiday.

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Look back: March on Washington

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Most annoying in-flight behaviors

Expedia surveyed 1,000 Americans on what they considered the most annoying in-flight behavior. Find out behavior topped the list.

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12 kids' symptoms you should not ignore

The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these 12 symptoms you should never ignore.

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On this day: January 16

"Don Quixote" is first published, Prohibition is ratified and goes into effect, Hitler moves underground, and the space shuttle Columbia takes off for the last time, all on this day.

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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

The Obama administration announced the U.S. will ease travel to Cuba starting Jan. 16. Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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Most popular board games of all time

Jan. 19 marks the 60th anniversary of Scrabble being sold internationally. Take a look at other classic board games that have stood the test of time.

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10 safest airlines

AirlineRatings.com released a list of the safest airlines for 2015. See what carriers cracked the top 10.

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On this day: January 15

Columbus heads home from the New World, Martin Luther King Jr. is born, the first Super Bowl is played, and Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger becomes a hero, all on this day.

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Notable TV exits through the years

Stephen Colbert bid farewell on his final show Thursday night after a nine-year run. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.

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12 things to know about Pope Francis

As Pope Francis continues his tour of Asia, learn more about the leader of the Catholic Church with 12 interesting facts.

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On this day: January 14

FDR becomes the first president to fly while in office, Joltin' Joe and Marilyn Monroe elope, Bogie dies, and the Miami Dolphins cap off a perfect season, all on this day.

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Authorities search for links in Hebdo attack

Authorities continue to search for a female suspect and others with ties to the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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2nd black box found from AirAsia plane found

An AirAsia passenger jet carrying 162 people crashed on Dec. 28. Authorities recovered a second black box on Jan. 13.

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10 ways to burn calories at work

You spend eight hours at work every day. Why not make it an opportunity to burn some calories?

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On this day: January 13

The Knights Templar get papal sanction, Wyatt Earp and James Joyce die, Johnny Cash performs at Folsom Prison, and Michael Jordan retires… again, all on this day.

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Craziest truck spills

From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.

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