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Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson reunite for comedy 'She's Funny That Way'

Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson reunite for the first time since "Marley & Me" for the slapstick rom-com "She's Funny That Way."<p>In this hilarious behind-the-scenes look of a Broadway production, Wilson plays Arnold, a stage director who begins a relationship with an escort and aspiring actress …

Could drones be used against U.S.?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small drone crashed onto the White House grounds on Monday. Described as a 2-foot-long quadcopter -- a drone with four propellers -- the event raises some troubling questions about the possibility that terrorists using armed drones could one day attack the White House or other tightly …

17 Movies You Need To Stream During The Big Blizzard

Because every channel on television has been overtaken with weather reports.

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

REPORT: Bowe Bergdahl Will Face Desertion Charges

The television network, citing senior defense officials, said the charges could come within a week.<p>According to NBC News, Bergdahl will be charged with leaving his outpost in Afghanistan in June of 2009 in order to "avoid hazardous duty or important service," apparent grounds for a charge of …

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ISIS threatens Obama, Japanese and Jordanian hostages in new online messages

A new, grisly beheading video from ISIS includes a direct threat against President Obama and is one of at least three new warnings from the terror organization, including pledges to kill Jordanian and Japanese hostages if a hostage held by Jordan is not freed.<p>In a new online video discovered by the …

Gunmen launch deadly assault on Libya hotel

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Libya's capital, killing at least 11 people, including three guards and five foreigners, before blowing themselves up after being surrounded by security, officials said.<p>The attack, which included the use of a car bomb, struck the popular Corinthia Hotel, which sits …

Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/26/1422280529297/87c46f20-f20a-46e4-81ed-e0170d19ce79-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …

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Cold War Echoes in a New Russian Spy Ring

The charges against three suspected spooks sound like a thriller, except it was all happening over the last three years in New York City.<p>Secret rendezvous and document handoffs. Coded messages. Using money and sex as recruitment tools. A trip to Atlantic City to scout out a casino deal that turned …

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Is internet addiction real?

The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In South Korea, one couple was so committed to …

Amanda Bynes reportedly 'off all meds' and doing great

Troubled starlet Amanda Bynes is reportedly back on the straight and narrow. Sources close to Bynes tell TMZ the 28 year old is “acting completely normal” and is “off all meds, including Adderall.”<p>The actress, who tweeted in the past that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, …

China Needs Millions of Brides ASAP

In the villages outside of Handan, China, a bachelor looking to marry a local girl needs to have as much as $64,000 -- the price tag for a suitable …

Editorial: Who's been naughty and nice in 2014

It's not only Santa who makes lists and checks them twice. Editorial writers do too. Here's who's getting coal and who's getting candy from us in 2014.<p><b>Nice</b>: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), for doggedly insisting on the release of the 499-page executive summary of the Senate Intelligence …

What to Do With Your Leftover Candy Canes (Besides Just Eating Them)

More leftover candy canes than you know what to do with? From DIY peppermint ice cream to candy truffles, here are some tasty ideas to get rid of them all.<p>Candy canes seem like such a good idea in early December. Every year, it's the same routine: You buy a big box (They're so cheap!), and hang …

'Into the Woods' starts strong but magic fades, reviews say

Part of the subversive appeal of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods" is that it gleefully skewers well-known fairy-tale tropes. It's perhaps a bit ironic, then, that film critics are saying the new big-screen adaptation doesn't quite end happily ever after.<p>According to early reviews of the …

How to watch “The Interview” online

<i>Updated on Dec. 28 to add iTunes option.</i><p>Sony has reversed course and agreed to release <i>The Interview</i> online, in addition to limited screenings in theaters.<p>Though the movie has received bad reviews, attempts by hackers to suppress the film—and Sony’s initial decision to acquiesce—have generated …

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Amazon says 10 million new customers tried Prime over the holidays

Here's what everyone bought during the holiday shopping rush<p>Pushing the cost of Amazon Prime up to $99 annually hasn't done much to hurt the subscription service; Amazon today announced that 10 million new customers used its premium membership program over the holidays. As usual, Prime's free …

PlayStation Network and Xbox Live still have outages as hackers claim credit

After failing on Christmas, Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live are still experiencing problems that are preventing many users from …

Mastermind of Peshawar school attack killed

Pakistan says it has killed the alleged mastermind of a school attack in Peshawar that claimed the lives of 132 children<p>Pakistani troops have killed the Taliban leader who planned the massacre of 132 children at a Peshawar school earlier this month, a senior government official claimed.<p>Saddam Jan, …

Russia's Putin signs new military doctrine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine, naming NATO expansion among key external risks, the Kremlin said on Friday, days after Ukraine made fresh steps to join the Atlantic military alliance.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting of …

Islamic State targeted in 31 strikes by U.S., allies, says Task Force

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

Photograph: Unimedia/Barcroft Media<p>Passengers aboard Akademik Shokalskiy were successfully transferred by Chinese helicopter to the ice surface near Australian rescue ship Aurora Australis in …

Hair Twins in TriBeCa! See Which Two Celebs Looked Identical Last Night

TriBeCa twins! While out in the NYC neighborhood last night (separately, not together), Sienna Miller and Jennifer Lawrence both wore furry animal-inspired coats—but that's not the only trend they had in common.<p>As you can see, both were also wearing what's definitely the hottest hair look in …

Holiday Hairstyles You Can Do In Under 15 Minutes

Deciding on what to wear to all those holiday parties you've RSVP'd for is stressful enough. And by the time you put together the perfect outfit, you barely have enough time <i>or</i> energy to style your hair.<p>To help you get party-ready, we scoured YouTube for the best holiday hair video tutorials. From a …

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The Winning Images From National Geographic's 2014 Photo Contest

After poring over 9,200 entries, a panel of judges at <i>National Geographic</i> has chosen the cream of the crop. Here are 15 astounding photographs deemed …

Two frogs use a leaf as a brolly to shelter from the rain: Amazing wildlife pictures from Bognor Regis to South Africa are among top nature images of the year

From wide-mouthed frogs and a hungry gecko to majestic elephants and grizzly bears, these are just some of the stunning photographs which have topped …

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