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The Latest: New Jersey braces for more coastal flooding

A storm moving up the coast is causing tidal flooding in some New Jersey shore towns

The Latest: Lawyer: 'Serial' witness should have been found

An attorney says the defense for a man convicted of the killing at the center of the "Serial" podcast had an obligation to track down a witness who could have provided an alibi

'Hot' Super Bowl Ref Clete Blakeman Steals Twitter Users' Hearts

This was Clete Blakeman's first Super Bowl as lead official but definitely not his first time in the spotlight — for better or worse.

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Eli Manning's reaction to Peyton winning Super Bowl goes viral

Eli Manning's weird and emotionless reaction to his brother, Peyton, winning the Super Bowl has people going in on the New York Giants Quarterback. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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British Police Are Thinking Of Using Eagles As Drone Hunters

Britain isn't the only nation experimenting with creative ways to capture drones being used illegally.

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Feds find Fiat Chrysler gear shifters can confuse drivers

U.S. auto safety investigators have determined that electronic gear shifters in some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles while they are in gear, causing 121 crashes and 30 injuries

Citing huge patient load, NY nurses seek rules on staffing

Nurses say understaffing is widespread at hospitals around New York, and they're pushing state lawmakers to adopt minimum staffing requirements

Chesapeake says it has no plans to file for bankruptcy

Chesapeake Energy says it has 'no plans' to file for bankruptcy protection, after a news report saying it hired a law firm spooked investors and sent its stock plummeting

Cam Newton Walks Out Of Post-Super Bowl Presser, Gets Roasted For It

The Carolina Panthers quarterback had a memorable season, but it ended on a sour note.

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The Latest: GOP rivals question Rubio's experience

Republican presidential hopefuls Govs. Jeb Bush and Chris Christie say Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, hasn't been tested in a way that the governors running for president have, leaving him unqualified to be president.

Storm prompts German cities to scrap Carnival parades

Duesseldorf and Essen have joined several other German cities in calling off their main Carnival processions because of a forecast storm

Cruise ship damaged by wind in Atlantic; no guest injuries

The Anthem of the Seas was damaged by high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday night

Judge adopts deal involving racial claim at Arizona prisons

A federal judge has signed off on an agreement between Arizona and an inmate to end a claim of racial segregation in the state's 10 prisons

Why Presidential Candidates Sign Wooden Eggs In New Hampshire

Here's the story behind a strange and beloved political tradition in New Hampshire.

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North Korean satellite flies over Super Bowl Stadium

A freshly launched North Korean satellite got a look of Levi's Stadium about an hour after the game ended. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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North Korea Rocket Launch Sparks Concerns Over Missile Testing

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday despite international warnings. The U.S., South Korea and Japan have all condemned the launch.

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India Internet ruling blocks Facebook 'Free Basics' program

India's government has effectively blocked a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services

Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panel

Sen. Wyden questions links between federal pain advisers and manufacturers of painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet

Gov't creates new student aid enforcement office

The Obama administration is taking new steps to protect students amid increased scrutiny of for-profits colleges and other schools

Classmates Use Yearbook To Set The Record Straight About Last Name

Four classmates who share the same last name and apparently deal with the same question fairly often decided to finally set the record straight.

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Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria raises uncertainty, potential risk of wider confrontations

Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports

For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether police tried to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder

Governor, health officials sued over Ebola quarantines

A federal lawsuit accuses Connecticut officials of illegally quarantining several people after they returned from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in 2014

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Violence Forces Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Toward Turkish Border

Violence in Syria's northwest city of Aleppo has pushed out thousands of refugees who are heading north to the now-closed Turkish border.

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