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18 hours ago in Sports

Zika fears prompt Olympic concerns

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The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

18 hours ago in Sports

Goodell dangles expansion carrot to London

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The National Football League will play three regular season games in London next season and Goodell said he expects that number to rise in the future as the league continues to build a solid British fan base.

18 hours ago in Sports

PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos players celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

18 hours ago in Sports

Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton

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The Denver Broncos shocked the Carolina Panthers 24-10 as the Super Bowl closed out its first half-century on Sunday with an upset and a cliffhanger as Peyton Manning left everyone guessing about his future.

18 hours ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Entertainment

10 hours ago in Entertainment

Hugh Jackman had skin cancer – again

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The "X-Men" star is recovering after his fifth skin cancer surgery in two years.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ breaks new record

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The sci-fi epic, directed by J.J. Abrams, previously became the highest-grossing release in North American film history, after recently passing the $760.5 million "Avatar" hauled in in 2009.

18 hours ago in Entertainment

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.

18 hours ago in Entertainment

‘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.

23 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 8

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A look back on some of Hollywoods memorable milestones.

Viral Videos

14 hours ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

18 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Bern Your Enthusiasm

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Despite his friends' best efforts, Sen. Bernie Sanders (Larry David) keeps finding ways to upset voters in Iowa.

18 hours ago in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

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?

3 days ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Puppies predict Super Bowl 50

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Right or wrong, one thing is for sure: these puppies are adorable!

4 days ago in Viral Videos

Watch what this guy does with his iPhone

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This experiment will make you want to hit the slopes and take your cell phone along for the ride.

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ASK THE EXPERT “PANIC ATTACKS”

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ASK THE EXPERT “high risk behavior in teens”

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National Headlines

12 hours ago in National

White House seeks $1.8B in emergency funds for Zika virus

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The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the rapidly spreading virus.

17 hours ago in National

Gas prices continue to drop

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The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.

18 hours ago in National, World

North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

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North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.

18 hours ago in National

Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

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Don't plan on getting a burrito for lunch today - every Chipotle location in America will be closed this morning for a food safety meeting.

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