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in National, World

White House reviewing policy on U.S. hostages held my militants

The President has ordered a review of policy governing efforts to free Americans being held by militant groups overseas.

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in National

Senate heads for vote on Keystone XL pipeline

Backers of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hope a vote in the Senate late will send a bill to the desk of President Barack Obama.

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in Viral Videos

Woman caught rapping Salt ‘n’ Pepa will make your day

You do it in the shower, in the car, everywhere ... but your skills ain't got nothing on this woman.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 18

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Entertainment

Robert DeNiro and JLaw are making a movie about a mop

The movie recounts the rags-to-riches tale about the woman who became a millionaire after inventing the Miracle Mop.

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in National

Number of foreign students in U.S. hits record high

The number of foreign exchange students studying at American universities is at a record high.

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in Entertainment, Sports

Mike Tyson thinks he’d make an ‘awesome’ Othello

The boxing legend wants to take on Shakespeare.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

Venezuela sets world record for Christmas dinner

Venezuela completed quite the culinary conquest. And you think you've got a lot of people to cook for!

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in Music

Phil Rudd’s ‘dirty deeds’ boost AC/DC sales

"Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" has seen a sales bump following allegations against the band's drummer.

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in Music

The Who honored in ‘blue’

The British rockers were honored with a special blue plaque tribute in London to coincide with their 50th anniversary.

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in Weird

Maine teen charged with naked break-ins

Police say a man broke into homes while naked, at the same time his own home was destroyed in a fire.

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in Music, Viral Videos

Band Aid tackles Ebola with ‘new’ Christmas single

A star-studded remake of the 3o-year-old charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas" will help fight Ebola.

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in Entertainment

Julia Roberts, George Clooney to star in Jodie Foster-directed film

Julia Roberts has been tapped to reunite with her "Ocean's Eleven" co-star in a new financial drama.

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in Sports

Florida State regains top spot

At 10-0 Florida State is the last unbeaten school among the big five conferences.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making news today, Monday, Nov. 17.

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in Lifestyle

Facebook wants to get professional with ‘work’

The new site will look like Facebook but compete with professional social networks like LinkedIn.

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in Sports

‘Finnish Flash’ Selanne hangs up skates at 44

Ten-times NHL All-Star Teemu Selanne, who played 1,451 games and won the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks, has retired.

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in Sports

Gray day in Indy as Pats pound Colts

Unheralded New England running back Jonas Gray scored four touchdowns to spark the Patriots to a 42-20 victory.

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in Sports

Drug agents inspect NFL medical staffs

The DEA carried out surprise inspections in an investigation of alleged prescription drug abuse in the league.

MIT

in Sports

‘Don’t think, just play:’ MIT engineers football success

MIT is excelling in a sector of society once deemed unthinkable for a bastion of brainpower: football.

Hottie of the Day

Dec. 17, 2014