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    NASA's Dawn may tell us if Ceres could harbor life

    NASA's Dawn may tell us if Ceres could harbor lifeNASA's Dawn spacecraft slipped into orbit around Ceres on Friday morning. Dawn's job is to tell all about the mini-planet, discovered more than 200 years ago. The biggest question is, of course, could Ceres harbor life?
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    Nick Gordon to talk about Bobbi Kristina on 'Dr. Phil'

    Nick Gordon to talk about Bobbi Kristina on 'Dr. Phil'Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend, Nick Gordon, is set to tell his version of the events that led to her being found unresponsive in a bathtub to Dr. Phil McGraw on his show on NBC.
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    Harrison Ford's plane had engine failure before crash

    Harrison Ford's plane had engine failure before crashHarrison Ford was injured Thursday afternoon when his vintage single-engine airplane crashed on a golf course shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport.
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    Father arrested after fatally shooting family dog

    Father arrested after fatally shooting family dogA New Hampshire man was arrested after shooting his family's dog after it allegedly bit a child.
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    Critic's Corner: 'The Last Man on Earth' remains funny

    Critic's Corner: 'The Last Man on Earth' remains funnyUSA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews FOX's new comedy "The Last Man on Earth," calling it very funny and offbeat.
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    Hear control tower audio as Delta jet skids off runway

    Hear control tower audio as Delta jet skids off runwayListen to air traffic control tower audio after a Delta skid off of a runway at New York City's LaGuardia airport. For more traffic control audio, check out LiveATC.net
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    Friday's forecast: Unseasonably cold for much of U.S.

    Friday's forecast: Unseasonably cold for much of U.S.The national weather forecast for Friday, March 6 calls for abnormally cold temperatures in the East and Southern Plains.
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    Jodi Arias victim's family: 'There is no justice.'

    Jodi Arias victim's family: 'There is no justice.'Family and friends of Travis Alexander, the man Jodi Arias murdered, speak out after her case ended in a mistrial.
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    Raw: Harrison Ford involved in plane crash

    Raw: Harrison Ford involved in plane crashHarrison Ford was injured Thursday afternoon when his vintage single-engine airplane crashed on a golf course shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport, according officials and the 72-year-old actor's son.
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    Rats invade elementary school

    Rats invade elementary schoolA Texas elementary school is struggling to rid itself of a rat infestation problem.
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    Selma: Everything you didn't know but wanted to ask

    Selma: Everything you didn't know but wanted to ask"Bloody Sunday" was a catalyst for the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, paving the way for black voters across the country to exercise their right. Find out what led up to the event and the impact it had on American history.
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    Dev Patel likes his tea and ... chippies?

    Dev Patel likes his tea and ... chippies?USA TODAY's Donna Freydkin sat down for tea and macarons with Dev Patel from "Second best exotic Marigold Hotel," but learned he really prefers fish and chips. Shot by Robert Deutsch for USA TODAY.
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    Bus crash caught on video after driver falls asleep

    Bus crash caught on video after driver falls asleepA Detroit bus driver allegedly dozed off and awoke just before crashing into a row of vehicles. The accident investigation stretched approximately one-half mile long.
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    Take a ride on a record-setting roller coaster

    Take a ride on a record-setting roller coasterCarowinds' record-setting roller coaster, Fury 325, is almost open. Take a ride on this wild roller coaster without ever leaving your chair.
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    $3.99 baby monitor app helps bust burglar

    $3.99 baby monitor app helps bust burglarPolice are thanking a baby monitor and a Minnesota woman for catching a burglary suspect.
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    Grandpa heals his heart by retrofitting red wagons

    Grandpa heals his heart by retrofitting red wagonsGrandfather turns grief into project to help other familes.
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    Jodi Arias jurors: 'Penalty should have been death'

    Jodi Arias jurors: 'Penalty should have been death'Jurors in the Jodi Arias trial spoke out following a mistrial in her sentencing retrial. They said that 11 of the 12 were in favor of the death penalty and believed the one holdout, a woman, had an agenda.
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    Now is the time to buy a fuel-efficient car

    Now is the time to buy a fuel-efficient carThe experts at CARS.com say that with low gas prices, now is the perfect time to buy a fuel-efficient car.
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    Jodi Arias prosecutor stoic after mistrial

    Jodi Arias prosecutor stoic after mistrialOpposing attorneys react after Jodi Arias' resentencing comes back as a mistrial. Prosectuor Juan Martinez says his thoughts are with the family of Travis Alexander.
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    Invention could save marriages 'one flush at a time'

    Invention could save marriages 'one flush at a time'A Michigan man claims his toilet invention will save marriages and relationships "one flush at a time." Check out his new product and decide for yourself.
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    Delta plane skids off LaGuardia runway into the snow

    Delta plane skids off LaGuardia runway into the snowThree minor injuries were reported after a Delta flight from Atlanta skidded off the runway upon landing at LaGuardia airport in New York.
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    Mistrial declared in Jodi Arias sentencing retrial

    Mistrial declared in Jodi Arias sentencing retrialThe jury in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial is deadlocked and a mistrial has been declared. This means the death penalty is off the table and it is up the judge to decide whether or not Arias can ever be eligible for parole.
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    Michael Brown's family to file civil lawsuit

    Michael Brown's family to file civil lawsuitAn attorney for the family of Michael Brown announced their intent to file a civil lawsuit. Responding to questions, the lawyer said the city of Ferguson, MIssouri and Darren Wilson will be the focus of the suit.
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    Father of five demands 'Amazon Mom' name change

    Father of five demands 'Amazon Mom' name changeA father of five is petitioning Amazon to change the name of its service called 'Amazon Mom.' This stay-at-home dad says it's "odd" that the company only acts as if moms are the caregivers of a family.
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    Trailer: 'Mr. Holmes'

    Trailer: 'Mr. Holmes'A retired Sherlock Holmes takes a look back on his life and works on one last unsolved mystery in 'Mr. Holmes.'
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    12-year-old Sikh boy's classmates call him 'terrorist'

    12-year-old Sikh boy's classmates call him 'terrorist'Middle school students can be heard calling a fellow classmate a "terrorist" in a video posted online. The 12-year-old who recorded it is a member of the Sikh religion and he was wearing a turban when classmates began taunting him.
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    A Vegas showgirl says YES to prom...then this happens

    A Vegas showgirl says YES to prom...then this happensA Catholic school student in Oregon invited a Vegas showgirl to prom and it turns out getting her to say "yes" was the easy part! Hear why his prom date dream won't be coming true!
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