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Smoke rises from a five-alarm fire and building collapse in Harlem (Justin Heiman/Getty Images)
Smoke rises from a five-alarm fire and building collapse in Harlem (Justin Heiman/Getty Images)
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2 Apartment Buildings Explode, Collapse in Harlem Killing 3


A thunderous explosion apparently caused by a gas leak flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring more than 64 and leaving more than a dozen others missing.

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See How These Oscar Predictions Turned Out

This was being called one of the closest Oscar races in recent history, so our colleagues at Screencrush tracked the 2014 nominees and compiled their predictions. See how many they nailed.

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Nancy R. Cohen, Getty Images
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Court Upholds Birth Control Coverage

A federal appeals court has issued a ruling against the University of Notre Dame in a lawsuit over parts of the federal health care law that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that covers contraceptives.

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Can the Economy Survive Winter? [AUDIO]

The snowy and very cold winter has put somewhat of a freeze on economic activity, but the effects shouldn't hurt most businesses in the long run. Once New Jersey and the rest of the nation begin to thaw, it's expected many affected businesses will see some of their losses recovered.

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Shirley Temple Black accepts the Life Achievement Award onstage during the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild in 2006
Shirley Temple Black accepts the Life Achievement Award onstage during the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild in 2006 (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Iconic Child Star Shirley Temple Dies at 85

Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85.

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Two Pennsyvlania Children Found Safe

 

New Jersey State Police say two children abducted from central Pennsylvania that were the subject of an Amber Alert have been recovered safe.

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Jeremy Abbott of the United States falls while competing in the Figure Skating Men's Short Program during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
Jeremy Abbott of the United States falls while competing in the Figure Skating Men's Short Program during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics (Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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Bad Start at Sochi for U.S.

The U.S. got off to a bad start in the opening round of the new team figure skating event at the Sochi Olympics.

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Immunizations: Not Just for Children [AUDIO]

Immunizations are just as important for adults as they are for children. Each year, 30,000 Americans die of vaccine-preventable diseases, and 95 percent of those who die are adults.

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Groundhog handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil after he saw his shadow predicting six more weeks of winter during 128th annual Groundhog Day festivities
Groundhog handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil after he saw his shadow predicting six more weeks of winter during 128th annual Groundhog Day festivities (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
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Cold News on Groundhog Day: Phil Sees Shadow

The handlers for groundhog Punxsutawney Phil say he's forecasting six more weeks of winter.

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US Prosecutors Seek Execution of Marathon Suspect

Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.

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Condolence books are available for visitors to sign at the Mall in Columbia
Condolence books are available for visitors to sign at the Mall in Columbia (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Maryland Mall Reopens, Security Heightened

The mall where a Maryland teenager gunned down two people before killing himself was set for a somber reopening Monday, under increased security, as police worked to figure out why the shooting took place and whether the gunman knew either victim.

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People walk outside of Columbia Town Center Mall
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Police ID Gunman in Maryland Mall Shooting

Police have identified the gunman in the Maryland Mall shooting as a 19-year-old from suburban Washington.

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