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Jet crashes in France, 150 feared dead

A Germanwings passenger jet has crashed as it traveled from Barcelona to Dusseldorf.

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CDC: 11M fewer uninsured since passage of Obamacare

The Centers for Disease Control says it is the lowest level measured in more than 15 years.

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Parents increasingly seeking urban lifestyles for kids

Along the way, they're pushing cities to be more welcoming of families.

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VA says it will relax 40-mile rule for private medical care

The change is in response to pressure from Congress and veterans groups, who say the current policy has prevented thousands of veterans from taking advantage of health care.

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Islamic State has recruited 400 children this year

The terror group has given these so-called "Cubs of the Caliphate" military training and hardline indoctrination, a new report says.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 24

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Girl has surprising reaction to big sister news

Three-year-old Kathryn has the best reaction to news she's going to be a big sister.

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Today in entertainment history: March 24

A look back at some of Hollywood's memorable moments.

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The NFL won’t blackout games this season

Team owners voted to suspend the league's blackout policy.

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Vin Diesel names baby after Paul Walker

The actor has honored his late friend and "Fast and Furious" co-star.

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TV presidents more popular than the real thing

Whether it's the earnest Josiah Bartlet from "The West Wing" or the manipulative Frank Underwood in "House of Cards," Americans prefer TV presidents to the real-life POTUS.

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Ultimate movie dance mashup

Did your favorite movie make the cut?

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in Lifestyle

Are passwords past their prime?

Could having a password become passé?

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15 inches of snow in Midwest; last blast of winter?

Spring came crashing down on winter weary residents with more than a foot of snow in some areas.

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Jimi Hendrix memorial park gets green light

Construction on the Seattle park is finally set to begin more than three years after it was initially due to open.

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Watch March Madness sportscasters imitate each other

These Marv Albert and Charles Barkley impressions are impressive.

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Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard ‘go to pot’

The longtime friends and collaborators will release "It's All Going to Pot" on April 20, the unofficial holiday for marijuana lovers.

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Utah baseball game is a real stinger

It was like something out of a Hitchcock movie.

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How Taraji P. Henson got through ‘Empire’ sex scenes

The star went to great lengths to keep it casual when shooting intimate scenes with her friend and co-star Terrence Howard.

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MLB Spring Training: Long deal for Marlins outfielder

Outfielder Christian Yelich has signed a seven-year contract extension said to be worth $49.5 million.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.