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April 17, 2014 in Sports

Phelps comes out of retirement ahead of 2016 Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week.

pistorius

April 17, 2014 in Sports

Prosecutor wraps up 5-day grilling of Pistorius

The prosecutor gave a stark summary of how Pistorius shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.

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April 17, 2014 in Entertainment

Apparently nobody watched the ‘Mad Men’ premiere

Well, some people watched, but it wasn't the audience AMC had hoped for.

utah

April 17, 2014 in National

$6M bond for mom accused in infant slayings

A Utah mother is accused of killing six of her own newborn children over a 10-year period and stuffing their bodies into cardboard boxes.

moon

April 17, 2014 in National

Rare ‘blood moon’ seen across America in total lunar eclipse

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange.

obama

April 17, 2014 in National

Obama warns Russia in tense call with Putin

Obama told Putin in a tense phone call that Moscow should use its influence to get separatists in the country to stand down.

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April 17, 2014 in Viral Videos

‘Wheel of Fortune’ loser

This college kid needs to brush up on his game show skills.

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April 17, 2014 in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 15

A look back at the memorable moments that happened in Hollywood.

murphy

today in Sports

Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

The four major pro sports leagues in North America are becoming increasingly open to paternity leave.

Bryan Cranston Prom

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Bryan Cranston asks girl to prom

How do you get a girl to go to prom with you? Have Bryan Cranston ask her for you!

Twitter

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Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

kansas

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Suspect in deadly Jewish center shootings faces hate crime charges

Police say the suspect was a former member of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan movement.

Tall Basketball

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7’5″ high school student plays basketball

These games may not be terribly competitive, but we bet they're entertaining!

health

today in National

Obama’s new health secretary nominee draws fire

President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political fire from Republicans.

google

today in Lifestyle

Google Glass goes on sale for one day only

Google will take orders for its wearable gadget in a push to get the $1,500 Web-ready glasses out to the public.

shark

today in Entertainment

$120 buys your way into ‘Sharknado’ sequel

Producers are giving fans a rare chance to be a part of a scene involving "sharks and chainsaws."

stanleycup

today in Sports

First round of Stanley Cup playoffs set

The first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs are set.

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PHOTOS: The Masters

Bubba Watson took home a second green jacket at one of golf's greatest events.

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today in Sports

Watson wins second Green Jacket

Bubba Watson withstood an inspired early challenge from playing partner Jordan Spieth to clinch the Masters for a second time in three years.

utah

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Utah woman arrested after police find 7 dead infants at home

A woman is arrested after police find the decomposing bodies of infants stuffed in cardboard boxes in her former home.

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This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

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Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry Arrives In Portland

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city.