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    Updated 11:56 p.m. EST

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    Teen born deaf now hears with her brain

    Teen born deaf now hears with her brainThanks to special technology, 14-year-old Maggie Gleason can now hear. But the really remarkable thing is that she's hearing with her brain, not her ears.
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    Goodell discusses Deflategate investigation

    Goodell discusses Deflategate investigationNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the media on what he has deemed a tough year. He mentioned Deflategate, but only to say that the investigation is still under way.
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    Peyton Manning remaining tight-lipped on retirement

    Peyton Manning remaining tight-lipped on retirementSpeaking to media after receiving the Bart Starr Award at the Super Bowl Breakfast Friday, Peyton Manning didn't give any hints as to when or if he will retire.
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    Obama pushes 'Precision Medicine Initiative'

    Obama pushes 'Precision Medicine Initiative'President Obama asked Congress on Friday to approve $215 million for a "Precision Medicine Initiative" designed to help doctors tailor treatments to the individual characteristics of their patients.
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    • 18 hours, 46 minutes ago
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    Peyton Manning honored for leadership and character

    Peyton Manning honored for leadership and characterBroncos Quarterback Peyton Manning is the Athletes in Action/Bart Starr Award recipient. It's given annually to a player who exemplified leadership and character on and off the field.
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    • 18 hours, 56 minutes ago
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    Super Bowl coaches talk traits they wish they had

    Super Bowl coaches talk traits they wish they hadSeattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick talk about traits the other coach has that they wish they also possessed.
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    This guy climbed an ice-covered Niagara Falls

    This guy climbed an ice-covered Niagara FallsIce climber Will Gadd says his scaling of a frozen Niagara Falls is the "coolest thing he's ever done."
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    Texas city wants to shut down 'swingers club' in house

    Texas city wants to shut down 'swingers club' in houseResidents in a high-end neighborhood in Arlington, Texas want to shut down what they're calling a "swingers club." See why the city also wants to shut them down.
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    Maine still under snow as new blizzard heads in

    Maine still under snow as new blizzard heads inTowns in Maine are clearing out snow from the fist blizzard of the year as they prepare for another blizzard to move in.
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    Flight attendant assaulted, leaves plane on stretcher

    Flight attendant assaulted, leaves plane on stretcherPolice say a passenger assaulted two flight attendants as a plane prepared to take off from a Charlotte airport. One of the attendants was sent to the hospital.
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    Are Islamic State hostages still alive? That's unclear

    Are Islamic State hostages still alive? That's unclearJapan, Jordan and the Islamic State failed to reach a prisoner-swap agreement. Now the lives of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and Jordanian military pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh hang in the balance. Hear Goto's wife plead for her husband's life.
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    • 22 hours, 21 minutes ago
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    Patient at California hospital being tested for Ebola

    Patient at California hospital being tested for EbolaDoes a patient at UC Davis Medical Center have Ebola? That's what doctors at the California hospital are rushing to find out.
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    Texas Christians heckle Muslim Capitol Day rally

    Texas Christians heckle Muslim Capitol Day rallyTexas Muslims braved loud, Christian protesters to promote political participation in Austin during Muslim Capitol. The protesters said they were protesting Islam and sharia.
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    Tablet-addicts rejoice! Car makers are evolving too

    Tablet-addicts rejoice! Car makers are evolving tooCar makers know that people are using tablets while on the road and are implementing changes to make using the technology easier.
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    Richard Sherman's girlfriend on possible Super Bowl baby

    Richard Sherman's girlfriend on possible Super Bowl babyRichard Sherman's girlfriend, Ashley Moss, opens up about potentially going into labor on Super Bowl Sunday and what that might mean for the Seattle Seahawks super star.
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    Friday's forecast: Insult to injury for U.S. Northeast

    Friday's forecast: Insult to injury for U.S. NortheastThe national weather forecast for Friday, January 30 calls for additional snow in the Northeastern U.S. Arctic air will make its way through the Mississippi valley and parts of the Southwest have been issued winter storm advisories.
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    Dave Matthews raises Seahawks flag above Space Needle

    Dave Matthews raises Seahawks flag above Space NeedleMusician and Seahawks fan Dave Matthews raised the Seahawks 12th man flag on top of the Space Needle in Seattle Thursday.
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    Disney trip canceled over measles outbreak

    Disney trip canceled over measles outbreakA Washington family canceled their trip to Disneyland over concerns about a recent measles outbreak.
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    Seahawks fan turns double-decker into 'Beast Bus'

    Seahawks fan turns double-decker into 'Beast Bus'A Washington man converted a London double-decker bus into what he calls the Beast Bus. The vehicle is gaining notoriety among Seattle Seahawks fans and players.
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    Katy Perry: Nothing in my performance will be deflated

    Katy Perry: Nothing in my performance will be deflatedSinging icons Katy Perry and Idina Menzel answered questions about their upcoming Super Bowl 49 performances.
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    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
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    Critic's Corner: NBC hopes to revive 'The Blacklist'

    Critic's Corner: NBC hopes to revive 'The Blacklist'USA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews NBC's once-hot tv series 'The Blacklist' and what challenges the show faces in the near future.
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    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
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    Patriots' famed superfan heads to his last Super Bowl

    Patriots' famed superfan heads to his last Super BowlEd Lasater is a former New England resident and his nickname is 'Super Pat.' Fans gave him the nickname nearly 20 years ago, and Patriots' owner Robert Kraft gave him tickets to this year's Super Bowl, which Lasater says will be his last.
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    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
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    McCain calls protesters 'low-life scum'

    McCain calls protesters 'low-life scum'Sen. John McCain didn't mince words with the protesters who challenged Henry Kissinger at a Senate hearing. "Get out of here, you low-life scum," the Arizona Republican said Thursday to members of Code Pink, the anti-war group.
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    Soso Jamabo's college decision prank goes viral

    Soso Jamabo's college decision prank goes viralSoso Jamabo narrowed his much-anticipated college decision down to two interesting institutions on WFAA's High School Special.
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    • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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    'Kingsman' cast: The British are sneaky spies

    'Kingsman' cast: The British are sneaky spiesThe cast of 'Kingsman' broke out into a lively discussion when USA TODAY asked them why British folks make such good on-screen spies. Video shot by Robert Hanashiro for USA TODAY.
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    • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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    Obama wants end of sequester, seeks $74B spending hike

    Obama wants end of sequester, seeks $74B spending hikePresident Obama is expected to announce a plan to end the automatic budget cuts known as sequestration when he unveils his new budget. He also plans to seek $74 billion in spending.
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    • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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    Marshawn Lynch lectures media

    Marshawn Lynch lectures mediaSeattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch spoke to the media on Thursday. He began his final media session of the week by lecturing reporters on how he has been treated. He then refused to answer any questions.
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    • 1 day, 17 hours ago