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Twitter disruption silences parts of US, Europe

Some Twitter users have had to keep their tweets to themselves today, after outages knocked the social media site offline in parts of the U.S. and Europe.
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Supreme Court sets election-year clash on immigration

The Supreme Court has agreed to an election-year review of President Barack Obama's executive orders to allow up to 5 million immigrants to "come out of the shadows" and work legally in the United States.

Feds eye wide array of possible threats to Super Bowl 50

The realm of possible threats to Super Bowl 50 next month is wide and diverse, though not particularly new, according to federal officials.

Levinson family: We feel ‘betrayed’ by White House

The family of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who disappeared while on assignment for the U.S. government in Iran in 2007, said they feel “devastated” and “betrayed” by the Obama White House.

47 cents a gallon. Yes, 47 pennies for a gallon of gas!

The price of gas hit a stunning low -- just 47 cents per gallon -- in Michigan on Sunday.

9/11 first responders slam Trump for not backing their health care funding

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has repeatedly invoked New York City’s response to the Sept. 11 terror attacks after Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said he represented “New York values.”

Father of slain journalist a ‘mess’ after losing second child

The heartbroken father of a U.S. journalist who was killed last week while on vacation in Belize has spoken out about his grief, saying he’s “a mess.”

Bush calls for overhaul of nation’s education system

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is rolling out a broad education reform plan that would shift power and money to states and local school districts, and away from the federal government.

As Iowa looms, GOP wonders: does Trump have fans, or voters?

It's the No. 1 question headed into the Iowa caucuses: Does Donald Trump merely have fans, or does he have supporters who will mobilize come caucus day?

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