Amazon HQ2: Contenders down to 20 cities

Amazon has released a "short" list of cities it's considering for its second headquarters. Amazon received bids from 238 cities and regions from across 54 states, provinces, districts and territories across North America.

Must-see: Windstorm wallops Europe, creates chaos

A massive winter storm killed at least two people in Europe as powerful winds toppled trees, ripped roofs off of buildings and caused chaos in the streets.

Teen shot in courtroom after altercation with…

16-year-old Joseph Haynes was shot and killed after an altercation with family, a deputy during a court hearing.

Mayor: US marshal shot, killed while serving…

The mayor of Harrisburg says a U.S. marshal is dead after being shot while serving an arrest warrant in the city

South's slow-motion freeze leaves vexing blanket…

Several Southern states were dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped up to 12 inches of snow in central North Carolina, dusted the deep South and killed at least 10 people

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The Latest: Russia warns against failure of Iran…

Russia's foreign minister is warning that a failure of the Iran nuclear deal, especially as a result of action by the Trump administration, would send "an alarming message" to North Korea and impact all international agreements

Researchers: Hacking campaign linked to Lebanese…

Researchers say major blunder has exposed a global hacking operation tied to Lebanon's main intelligence agency

White nationalist might speak on Kent shooting anniversary

White nationalist Richard Spencer's campus tour organizer is asking for space for a speech at Kent State University this spring on the anniversary of the Ohio National Guard shootings

Incredible Underwater Video Shows Photographer…

A photographer had a wild photo shoot with some sea lions.

Russia probes come up against claims of executive…

President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege in the Trump-Russia probe that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle.

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Smuttynose Brewing Co. to be sold at auction

A 24-year-old New Hampshire brewing company is seeking a buyer, saying the explosion of microbreweries has led to changing dynamics in the marketplace

Legendary French sax maker braces for ownership…

Henri Selmer Paris, a historic saxophone maker founded in 1885, hands over the reins of the family business to an investment fund.

EU official: Greece closing in on end of bailout…

A senior EU official says Greece is getting within reach of ending its Herculean bailout program which saved it from the brink of bankruptcy

Police: Sex offender broke no laws by photographing kids

Police in Maine say a registered sex offender who took photographs of children in public places didn't break any laws

Tillerson Says Russia Isn't Implementing…

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Russia is failing to enforce sanctions that "primarily" concern fuel.

Nigeria's take on rap: poetry and philosophy

One of Nigeria's most popular rappers is entertaining audiences with his big beats and thoughtful lyrics

iPhone Slowdown Will Soon Be Optional

Apple has somewhat good news for users of older, slower iPhones who don't want to go out and buy a new battery. Tim Cook tells ABC News that a new iOS update—expected in early February, per the Verge —will allow iPhone users to disable Apple's deliberate slowdown of older...

Playing her way to equality

Nairobi based percussionist Kasiva Mutua is using her passion for drumming to break barriers

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Vietnam vet erects flag memorial along California…

Mike Goble placed the flags in honor of two high school classmates who didn’t return from Vietnam.

Arizona woman accused of strangling 80-year-old…

Elizabeth Ramirez reportedly called police reporting her crime and when asked if her mother was dead replied, 'I hope so'.