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US first lady meets Chinese president Xi and wife

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, the first day of her weeklong visit to China…

Photo Gallery: China train station attack

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Photo Gallery: China train station attack…

China’s Li wins crash-filled 500 Olympic final


In the slippery world of short track, China kept its grip solidly on the Olympic gold medal….

Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

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Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85….

Sochi opening ceremony bump

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The opening ceremony for the Sochi Games hit a bump when only four of the five Olympic Rings materialized in a wintry opening scene….s

Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl

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Seattle Seahawks beat Denver Broncos 43-8 to win Super Bowl…

Sochi forces hunt for 3 potential suicide bombers


Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi…

Hot cars at the Detroit auto show

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The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews…

‘Polar vortex’ arrives, 187 million in the US shiver

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Dangerously cold polar air snapped decades-old records as it spread Tuesday from the Midwest to southern and eastern parts of the U.S. and eastern Canada…

Near-blizzard dumps snow across US Northeast


A winter storm slammed into the U.S. Northeast with howling winds and frigid cold, dumping nearly 2 feet (60 centimeters) of snow…