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Metallica Announces Weeklong "Craig Ferguson" Residency

Metallica Announces Weeklong "Craig Ferguson" Residency

As Craig Ferguson prepares for his final weeks as host of "The Late Late Show," the program has lined up a pretty impressive band to rock the house one last time.

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Brittany Maynard Says She May Stay a Little Longer

Brittany Maynard Says She May Stay a Little Longer

A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who plans to take her life under Oregon's death-with-dignity law said in a video released Wednesday night that she may live beyond Saturday, NBC News reported.

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Mostly Cloudy, Cool

Mostly Cloudy, Cool

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T-Pain Performs Without Auto-Tune

T-Pain Performs Without Auto-Tune

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Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine, Goes on Bike Ride

Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine, Goes on Bike Ride

A nurse who promised to defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated Ebola patients has followed through on her vow. Kaci Hickox left her Fort Kent home with her boyfriend on Thursday and went...

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Saturday: Second Round of MediPot Applications Accepted

Saturday: Second Round of MediPot Applications Accepted

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Millions in Eastern U.S. to Get Hit by Arctic Blast

Millions in Eastern U.S. to Get Hit by Arctic Blast

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Illinois Youth Pastor Charged in Child Porn Case

Illinois Youth Pastor Charged in Child Porn Case

A former youth pastor already charged with sexually assaulting a child has been indicted on child pornography charges in Peoria County.

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Israel Police Kill Palestinian Suspect in Jewish Activist Shooting

Israel Police Kill Palestinian Suspect in Jewish Activist Shooting

Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a Palestinian man suspected of having tried to kill an outspoken Israeli right-wing activist, leading to clashes in East Jerusalem, NBC News reported.

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Number of Billionaires Has Doubled Since the Financial Crisis

Number of Billionaires Has Doubled Since the Financial Crisis

The amount of billionaires has doubled globally since the financial crisis, according to a report from Oxfam, NBC News reported.

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Journalist Returning From Liberia Being Monitored in Chicago

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Chicago Archdiocese Unveils School Closings

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

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Gasol, Bulls Blow Out Knicks in Rose's Return

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