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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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in Weird

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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in Music

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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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Save time with this cool gift wrapping hack

You'll never wrap gifts the same way again.

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‘All About That Space’ NASA parody

NASA is all about that space, 'bout that space, space travel.

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Cuomo: Fracking study expected by end of year

In repeated promise, Cuomo says hydrofracking health study is coming by end of December

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in Lifestyle

Traditional Christmas foods include more than fruit cake

Holidays are a time for feasting and Christmas is no different.

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Community members critical of Ithaca’s moves on community, police relations

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Mayor Svante Myrick called Wednesday meeting productive, but says more needs to be done to improve relations

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Seneca County one of three winners in bid for casino license

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Lago Resort & Casino in the Seneca County town of Tyre will be recommended for a casino license.

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Widespread reaction in New York, Ithaca following fracking ban decision

Anti-fracking protesters at Binghamton University in 2013

A number of politicians, non-profit groups and those for and against expanded natural gas drilling have weighed in through statements…

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Pro-drilling group: Cuomo made post-election fracking decision to avoid criticism

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Spokesperson for Energy In Depth says decision means oil, gas companies will now look to more business-friendly states

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

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The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.