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Yearly one-night homeless count draws criticism, defenders

Once a year, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers fan out across some of the nation's largest cities on a cold winter's night, tasked with a deceptively complex job: to count the number of homeless people on the streets

Adnan Syed defense: 'We proved our case' for murder retrial

The defense says "we proved our case," arguing that Adnan Syed deserves a retrial because his lawyers failed to call a key alibi witness and because prosecutors presented misleading cell tower data exposed by the "Serial" podcast

Goldie Hawn Could Return To Big Screen For The First Time In 14 Years

Hawn hasn't been in a film since 2002's "The Banger Sisters."

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Check out the world's most expensive Valentine's Day bouquet

This Valentine's Day you can buy flowers or you can buy the world's most expensive bouquet. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire In Front Of Kensington Palace

Police received a call about a man acting suspiciously early Tuesday morning. When they arrived, they found a man in his 40s on fire.

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Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official

The Obama administration is planning to create a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday

Tests find high levels of lead in tap water at Ohio village

The state Environmental Protection Agency says the latest round of tests in a northeast Ohio village have found high levels of lead in tap water at 11 of the 180 homes where owners voluntarily submitted samples

Obama to release $4 trillion-plus budget for 2017

President Barack Obama is releasing his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus document that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and both new and familiar tax hikes

Mary Louise Hancock Is New Hampshire's Political King (Or Queen) Maker

The Clintons, Biden, Dukakis and Gore have all come to 95-year-old Mary Louise Hancock's home to win her endorsement.

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A look at Obama's final budget proposal for 2017

An agency-by-agency look at President Barack Obama's eighth and final budget proposal

The Latest: NATO to discuss role in ending migrant crisis

The Latest: NATO's secretary-general says the U.S.-led alliance will discuss this week whether to get more involved in trying to stem Europe's migration crisis

Voters' attorneys want new congressional maps drawn now

Attorneys for voters who sued over North Carolina's congressional districts want a federal court to keep demanding new boundaries by the end of next week

2 college faculty fired in scandal over freshmen retention

A plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail has erupted into a scandal for Mount St. Mary's University after the school president reportedly likened incoming students to bunnies who needed to be drowned or have guns put to their heads

Attacks Involving A Sword And Metal Pole Lead To Florida Man's Arrest

Authorities have charged a 22-year-old man with attempted murder, aggravated assault and battery after a series of attacks in Florida.

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Unlucky man struck by meteorite may be first known fatality modern times

A man in Indian may be the unlucky first person to be killed by a meteorite in modern times. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Head-On Train Collision Kills At Least 9 In Southern Germany

Around 150 people were injured when two trains on a single track crashed in Bavaria. Many were trapped in the wreckage.

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UK lawmakers say proposed spy law fails to protect privacy

Lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing Britain's intelligence agencies say there are not enough privacy safeguards in plans to strengthen government powers to spy on the Internet

Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study

New research says guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations

Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

Red Lobster sales surge after Beyonce mentions the chain in a "Formation" lyric

Tennessee Doctor Performs Surgery On The Wrong Baby

A portion of skin beneath the infant's tongue was unnecessarily removed.

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The Latest: Intelligence chief warns of more terror attacks

US intelligence chief warns of more homegrown terror attacks and North Korea's nuclear program

ACLU files lawsuit seeking video from fatal police shooting

The ACLU and NAACP are asking a judge to force authorities to release video footage from the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark by a Minneapolis officer

The Latest: GM, UAW pledge $3M for Flint's water crisis

The Latest: General Motors, United Auto Workers union plan to donate $3 million to support increased health and education services for Flint children who have been exposed to lead

Judge To Decide If 'Happy Birthday' Belongs In The Public Domain

The rights to the "Happy Birthday" song could soon belong to the public.

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Squirrel causes power outage for 5,500 people

A squirrel caused a power disruption in Tulsa, Oklahoma for over 5,500 people. Apparently that's not a rare occurrence. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Former President Says Mexico Won't Pay For Trump's 'Stupid' Wall

Former Mexico President Felipe Calderón spoke out against Donald Trump's proposed wall on the southern border. Here's a hint: He's not having it.

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