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Poll: Americans want ‘The Interview’ released

Nearly half of Americans say Sony made the wrong decision by canceling the release of the comedy that provoked a cyberattack.

In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo, a McDonald's Big Mac sandwich is photographed at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. McDonald's saw a key sales figure drop in the U.S. again in February 2014, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to beat back competition and adapt to changing eating habits.

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Study: Fast food impacts school performance

Eating fast food may lead to lower test scores in math, science, and reading.


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Stockings: Christmas tradition that’s hanging around

The history of the Christmas stocking dates back to the original St. Nicholas.


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NY mayor calls for pause in protests

Protesters have been asked to wait until after the funerals of two NYPD officers fatally shot dead in an ambush.


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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 23

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.


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PHOTOS: Joe Cocker through the years

A look back on the legendary career of the "Up Where We Belong" hitmaker.


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Legendary rocker Joe Cocker dead at 70

The raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning "You Are So Beautiful" singer has lost his battle with lung cancer.

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Knowledge Corridor Inaugural Voyage Today

The Valley celebrates the arrival of the new Knowledge Corridor passenger train today

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Rosenberg’s Partner Moving To Florida

Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg's domestic partner Bryon Hefner will be moving to Florida

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Sunderland Police Warn of Phone Scam

Sunderland Police are warning of a potential phone scam involving an alleged electric provider from Florida

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Sign-up deadline looms for health coverage in MA

A deadline is looming for Massachusetts residents looking to sign up for insurance through the state's health connector


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Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting

A prosecutor says he won't file charges against a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.


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New Jersey Christmas tree controlled by tweets

Twitter users anywhere in the world can control the lights on this holiday display.


in Music

Smith Westerns confirm split

The group, which formed in 2007, is over.

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Vermont Yankee Closing to Cost 1.25 Billion

One-point-25 billion is how much Entergy believes it will cost to decommission the Vermont Yankee Nuclear reactor


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Leaked Sony emails reveal Idris Elba in line for ‘Bond’

A leaked Sony email named British actor Idris Elba as the frontrunner to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond.


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Sarah Jessica Parker eyes return to small screen

The "Sex and the City" star could be heading back to HBO.


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Jack White hid records in recliners

It just might pay to rip apart your couch.


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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of today's big sports stories, on Monday, Dec. 22.

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This week’s top alternative tracks


LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Patrick Stewart’s sweet holiday hat


The "Star Trek" star is looking pretty festive and he knows it.

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Homes putting Clark Griswold to shame


Unravel these ... we need to check every bulb.

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WATCH: Happy Festivus!


This classic "Seinfeld" clip will get you in the mood for this holiday that - in the mood of Kramer - is a "little out there."

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Musicians threaten billion-dollar battle with YouTube


Artists including Pharrell Williams and the Eagles are demanding the removal of 20,000 tracks from the website.