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Reporter Won’t Have to Reveal Murder-Case Sources

Appellate court judges have reversed a lower-court ruling that had ordered a journalist to reveal the source of a leak

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You can watch penguins hatch at the National Aviary

A web cam is streaming images of the first of two African penguins hatching at the Pittsburgh facility.

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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel, the master of pranks, gets a taste of his own medicine.

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Police looking for Pennsylvania suspect find body

A body has been found near the home of a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.

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Last minute shoppers fear not! Amazon extends Christmas deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending free-shipping to Dec. 19.

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Big tech aims at talent shortage with ‘Hour of Code’

Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge.

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Survey: Drugs, binge drinking down among U.S. teens

The annual survey of teens shows marijuana use is leveling off and some other drug use dropping.

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Mark Hamill was ‘ordered’ to grow ‘Star Wars’ beard

Luke Skywalker has swapped his usual clean-cut look for a new shaggy bearded image.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Dec. 16.

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‘Culture’ gets nod as word of the year

Whether popular, corporate, or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by Merriam-Webster.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Struggling Kings fire head coach Malone

The struggling Sacramento NBA team has canned its head coach.

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Pacquiao says money no object in Mayweather showdown

Manny Pacquiao says they owe it to the sport to fight each other.

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Fast-starting Saints tame Bears 31-15

New Orleans climbed into first place in the jumbled NFC South after feasting on a struggling Chicago.

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New Surgeon General makes history

The Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday.

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Roman Polanski wants sex crime case dismissed

The "Roseymary's Baby" filmmaker wants the 1977 case dismissed.

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Green Day, Joan Jett, Lou Reed named Rock Hall inductees

The musicians beat other nominees including The Smiths, N.W.A., and Sting.

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Bill Cosby’s wife defends him from sex assault claims

Camille Cosby defended her husband from accusations brought by more than a dozen women.

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130 killed, mostly children, in Pakistani school attack

Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years.

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WATCH: Save time with this cool gift wrapping hack

You'll never wrap gifts the same way again.

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Illinois Tollway Expects Spike in Holiday Traffic

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Free coffee will also be available at tollway oases.

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Quinn Signs Bill to Pay Jurors More in Illinois

Governor Quinn Signs Historic Pension Reform

Quinn signs bill to increase daily pay for those who serve jury duty in Illinois.

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Central Illinois Food Bank Says Need is Great All Year Long

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Executive Director Pam Molitoris says need remains great the entire year.

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T-Mobile Customers May Be Eligible for Refunds

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Court ruling says cellphone company illegally charged customers