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  • Burger King unveiled two versions of their hot dogs on the menu for the first time in its 62-year history.

    Burger King to add hot dogs to menu

    The self-proclaimed king of burgers now has hot dogs on the menu for the first time in its 62-year history. Burger King unveiled two versions of the item — a classic and a chili-cheese dog — at a private event Tuesday. One executive called the hot dog is the biggest launch since 1970s, when the company introduced its chicken sandwich. The “Grilled Dog” will be available at Burger King restaurants everywhere starting February 23rd. “We’ve worked to bring guests a […]

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    Woman convicted of forcing granddaughter to run to death dies in prison

    An Alabama woman who was convicted of murder in her granddaughter’s running death has died in prison, authorities said. Joyce Garrard, 50, was sentenced to life without parole for the 2012 death of her granddaughter, Savannah Hardin. The 9-year-old died after Garrard forced her to run around the family’s house for three hours as punishment for lying about taking a chocolate candy bar, authorities said. Savannah was crawling, crying and begging to stop running, prosecutors said at the time. A […]

  • An Arctic surge will bring bitter cold air to the Northeast this weekend, with record low temperatures expected.

    Record lows expected this weekend for Northeast

    An Arctic surge will bring bitter cold air to the Northeast this weekend, with record low temperatures expected. More than a dozen states are under wind chill advisories or warnings, according to CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen. The wind chill in parts of New England is expected to be 40 F to 50 F below zero, he said. Weather maps show a cold air mass across the Great Lakes triggering heavy lake-effect snow that is pushing inland, especially near Buffalo, New […]

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    Deaf South Carolina man shot to death, ‘sorry’ note found beside body

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Police in Texas are investigating the homicide of a deaf Spartanburg man. 50-year-old William Farr was found shot to death outside Springview Manor Apartments in San Antonio on Saturday. An autopsy revealed Farr was shot with a small caliber weapon, according to officers. Farr’s family said he is originally from Spartanburg but moved around often. Farr attended the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind. A witness told police in San Antonio that Farr always […]

  • High school senior hands out 900 flowers to girls at school in Smithfield, Utah.

    High school senior hands out 900 flowers to girls at school

    SMITHFIELD, Utah — Valentine’s Day arrived three days early at Sky View High School in Smithfield, Utah. Student Hayden Godfrey passed out 900 carnations to girls at his school, “and it was totally worth it,” he said. The grand gesture goes back to Godfrey’s freshman year, when he passed out flowers to about 30 girls, he told KUTV. “I thought as many people as possible should be happy on Valentine’s Day,” he said. This year he coordinated with the school […]

  • The Anthem of the Seas has turned around and headed back to its original port after a severe storm injured four people and forced passengers into their staterooms for safety reasons, Royal Caribbean International said Monday.

    Should cruise ship have set sail in light of storm warnings off NC coast?

    Maureen Peters thought she would never see her family again. For hours on Sunday night, the Royal Caribbean cruise passenger clung to her mattress to avoid falling off her bed as huge waves tossed around the massive ship, the Anthem of the Seas. The cruise ship got caught in a violent storm — a storm that was predicted. “That boat should have never gone out,” said Peters, who lives in Southampton, Massachusetts. She was angry and tired but glad to […]

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    Senate passes bill to ban slavery imports

    NEW YORK — A bill to ban to imports from slave labor has passed the Senate and is headed to President Obama’s desk. The bill, known as H.R. 644, would block imports “made with convict labor, forced labor, or indentured labor” if signed into law by the president. H.R. 644 would eliminate the “consumptive demand” exception from the Tariff Act of 1930 that allows forced labor goods into the country if they are in short demand in the U.S. The […]

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    2 girls shot dead at Arizona high school

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Two 15-year-old female students were killed in Friday morning’s shooting at Independence High School in Glendale, Ariz., police said. The shooting happened at a covered patio area near the main building before 8 a.m., Glendale police officer Tracey Breeden said. Each 10th-grader was found with one gunshot wound outside the building, near the school’s cafeteria. A weapon was found near the bodies, Breeden said. When reporters asked whether this was a homicide-suicide or a double suicide, Breeden […]

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    Ted Cruz removes campaign ad featuring erotic film actress

    Ted Cruz’s campaign pulled a recent ad attacking Marco Rubio after it was revealed that one of its featured actors had performed in erotic films. Titled “Conservatives Anonymous,” the Cruz spot is set in a group therapy session, as a circle of men and women discuss their disappointment in having supported the Florida senator given his subsequent work on an immigration reform bill one calls “amnesty.” “Maybe you should vote for more than just a pretty face next time,” softcore […]

  • Kanye West (L) jumps onstage after Taylor Swift (C) won the 'Best Female Video' award during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sept. 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

    Kanye West peeves Taylor Swift’s fans — again

    It’s the Kanye West and Taylor Swift feud — the sequel. West released some songs Thursday from his new album, “The Life of Pablo,” throwing Swift’s fans into a tizzy. In the song “Famous,” West reportedly croons, “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex. / Why? I made that b**** famous.” As soon as the song’s lyrics became public, outrage poured in on social media from Swift fans. Swift’s brother, Austin Swift, posted an Instagram video of […]

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    Mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold gives first TV interview

    Her son and his friend killed 13 people at Columbine High School almost 17 years ago. Sue Klebold has lived with guilt since — guilt for what her son did and how she, a loving mother, raised a boy who became a mass murderer. She has spoken only a few times to the media in the past, but has never appeared on television. Her first TV interview, given to ABC’s Diane Sawyer, airs Friday at 10 p.m. ET. In it […]

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    Man solves 30-year-old mystery of his own disappearance

    NIAGARA FALLS, Canada — Missing for decades, one man just solved his own missing persons case, according to Canadian police. For 30 years, a Canadian man lived under a different name with an apparently unknown past and didn’t know he had any relatives, until now, according to the Niagara Regional Police. After landing in front of a social worker on Jan. 7, a 51-year-old man suddenly remembered who he was: His real name was Edgar Latulip and he was from […]

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