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Four ways to get a jump on tax season

Taxpayers face a cliffhanger again this year as Congress dithers about extending more than 50 expired tax breaks, including popular deductions for college tuition and fees, mortgage insurance and sales taxes.


in Music

Janet Jackson sets new records

The R&B icon debuts "Unbreakable," the follow-up to 2008's "Discipline," at No. 1.


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‘Game of Thrones’ star Natalie Dormer is used to being compared to a pig

There's an uncanny similarity between the actress and "The Muppets" star Kermit the Frog's new girlfriend Denise.


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U.S. reassesses Columbus Day, Native American plight in focus

About four miles from the world's largest Christopher Columbus parade in midtown Manhattan on Monday, hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters will hold a sunrise prayer circle to honor ancestors who were slain or driven from their land.


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You can peep some leaves for the low price of just $19.99

People who want to see New England's colorful fall foliage no longer need to travel for the experience.


in Sports

Buckeyes still No. 1, but barely

Ohio State stays No. 1 in this week's Associated Press college football poll, but its lead continues to dwindle.


in Entertainment

‘Pan’ flops as ‘Martian’ dominates box office for a second week

Hugh Jackman's new movie "Pan" has failed to work its magic over U.S. moviegoers after debuting with a disappointing $15.5 million.


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WATCH: President Obama pokes fun at Kanye’s presidential bid

The rapper, who calls himself 'Yeezy,' was the butt of the jokes during Obama's speech to the 1,300-strong audience.


in Music

Steven Tyler threatens Donald Trump over ‘Dream On’

The real estate tycoon and reality TV star has been using the 1970s ballad on the campaign trail, but Tyler is reportedly not happy with the suggestion he endorses the Republican's run for the White House.


in Entertainment

Paul Reubens to reprise ‘Batman Returns’ role in ‘Gotham’

The "Pee-wee Herman Show" star played Tucker Cobblepot in the 1992 film with Danny DeVito as supervillain The Penguin and Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader.


in Sports

Utley to appeal two game suspension for illegal slide

Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley has been suspended for two games for taking out New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada with an illegal slide in a playoff game on Saturday, though he will appeal the decision.


in Sports

Haas grabs crucial point as U.S. wins Presidents Cup

Captain's pick Bill Haas claimed the crucial final point at the Presidents Cup on Sunday, as the United States beat the Internationals 15.5 to 14.5 to clinch the team golf event for the ninth time in 11 editions.


in Lifestyle

More food fights expected over GMOs

A contentious bill could ban state labeling of genetically modified foods.


in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Oct. 12.


in National

House conservative group would ‘look favorably’ on Ryan for speakership

The approximately 40-member House Freedom Caucus is at the center of turmoil within the Republican Party over who will be the party's effective leader in the House ahead of the 2016 presidential election.


in Entertainment

Cosby testifies for seven hours in abuse suit, lawyer says

Bill Cosby testified under oath for about seven hours on Friday in response to a civil suit brought by a woman who accuses the veteran comedian of sexually abusing her when she was 15, a lawyer for the plaintiff said.


in Viral Videos

‘SNL’ tackles guns

From first loves to new beginnings - and wherever life takes you - guns are there.


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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Oct. 12

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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GOP Candidates Prepare For Nov. 3

Republicans vow a full-court press during the final three weeks of this year's campaigns.

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McAuliffe Reaffirms Support For Clinton

Governor McAuliffe leaves no doubt he's in Hillary Clinton's corner in the Democrats' 2016 presidential nominating contest.

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Taylor Swift dominates American Music Awards nominations


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Bobby Brown working on ‘unvarnished’ memoir


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Another George R.R. Martin TV adaptation is in the works


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