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Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (L) introduces Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a campaign stop at Rundlett Middle School in Concord, New Hampshire February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTX25SCX
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Albright Defends Clinton Remarks

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright defended her recent remarks at a Hillary Clinton rally that “there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women,” in an exclusive interview with TIME

Chipotle To Close Restaurants For Few Hours For Food Safety Meeting

Chipotle Blames Sick Employees for Norovirus Outbreak

Chipotle Mexican Grill says sick employees sparked the Norovirus outbreak that sickened customers and tarnished its reputation. The chain has been working to regain its footing as a reliable fast-casual chain amid a number of health scares

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends a meeting during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 5, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe - RTX1XAUU

Bloomberg Confirms He's Looking Into White House Run

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has confirmed he's exploring a run for president in the midst of an unpredictable election season. "I find the level of discourse and discussion distressingly banal and an outrage and an insult to the voters," he said

Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. The Broncos defeated the Panthers 24-10.

Super Bowl Ratings Were Down From Last Year

Denver's victory over Carolina in the Super Bowl reached an average of 111.9 million viewers, a number down from the last two years. The Nielsen company said the event was live-streamed by just under 4 million additional people, setting records in the digital space

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at an Elks Lodge in Salem, NH on Feb. 8, 2016.

Donald Trump's Latest Venture: Retail Politics

Donald Trump normally addresses audiences of thousands from behind a podium, but on the eve of the pivotal New Hampshire primary, he took a foray into the kind of town-hall style retail politics he has so far avoided

Loretta Lynch, U.S. attorney general, stands for a photograph after an interview in the attorney general's conference room at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.

Lynch Will Visit 6 Cities to Highlight Police Achievements

Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement. The locations were chosen because they embody different traits of successful policing

A young man helps soldiers in the fight against Aedes Aegypti mosquito that transmits Zika virus, as well as viral diseases such as dengue and chikungunya, in Tegucigalpa on Feb. 6, 2016.

Obama Wants $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika

President Obama is asking Congress to provide $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne illness that could be causing the proliferation of a rare birth defect in some Latin American countries

<> on February 7, 2016 in Milford, New Hampshire.

Bill Clinton Revs Up Attacks Against Bernie Sanders

The former President blasted the Vermont Senator's positions on health care, and his assertion that Hillary Clinton is a part of the establishment during his fiercest attack on his wife's Democratic rival ahead of Tuesday's pivotal primary

Wheaton College suspends Christian professor who wore a hijab

Questions Linger After Wheaton Prof Agrees to Leave

A tenured professor who been under fire after she wrote a Facebook post saying Christians and Muslims worshiped the same God reached a confidential agreement with Wheaton College and will leave, raising questions about her disciplinary action.

A flower arrangement before being wrapped and delivered.

The conventional ways of doing business in the American flower industry are plagued with inefficiencies, so a new wave of budding floral startups in Silicon Valley are bringing their own approach to the industry's thorny problems

Facebook chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a 'town-hall' meeting at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on Oct. 28, 2015.

Facebook's Free Basics is Now Illegal in India

Facebook’s Free Basics service, which gives people free access to a limited set of services through special partnerships with local mobile carriers, is now effectively dead in India. Internet freedom activists had said it is a violation of net neutrality