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French police detain 9 in massive hunt for 2 suspects

PARIS (AP) — Frightened yet defiant, French residents held a day of mourning Thursday for 12 people slain at a Paris newspaper. French police hunted for the two heavily armed brothers suspected in the massacre, fearing they might strike again.

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Ceremony marks 4-year anniversary of Giffords shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Nineteen solemn bells rang Thursday morning to honor the victims of a shooting in Tucson at a political event for then-Rep. Gabby Giffords four years ago.

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Friend: Florida girl thrown from bridge hated water

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Phoebe Jonchuck, the 5-year-old girl who police say was thrown from a bridge Thursday by her father, had long curly hair, a wide smile and loved princesses. She hated baths and water, making her death even more gut-wrenching.

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California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retire

WASHINGTON (AP) — California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, a tenacious liberal whose election to the Senate in 1992 heralded a new era for women at the upper reaches of political power, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election to a new term next year.

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France hunts for 2 suspects; Nation mourns their victims

PARIS (AP) — Scattered gunfire and explosions shook France on Thursday as its frightened yet defiant citizens held a day of mourning for 12 people slain at a Paris newspaper. French police hunted down the two heavily armed brothers suspected in the massacre to make sure they don't strike again.

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5 things to look for as govt writes new dietary advice

WASHINGTON (AP) — You've heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new advice about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government's upcoming dietary guidelines for healthy eating.

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Wintry weather around US brings fatalities, school closings

Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower. Throw in the snow some areas are getting and you've got a bone chilling mix that may also be super messy.

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Downey, 'Big Bang' win big at People's Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Downey Jr. was seeing double at the People's Choice Awards.

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