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President Barack Obama speaks at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., on Dec. 6, 2016.

President Obama Gives Final National Security Speech

President Obama used his final national security speech to send a message to his successor, Donald Trump. Obama warned against supporting torture and making generalizations about Muslims, both major parts of Trump's presidential campaign

Grammy Surprises

The 9 Biggest Surprises at the 2017 Grammy Nominations

The announcement of the 2017 Grammy Awards nominees across 84 categories comes the usual set of snubs. As expected, Beyoncé, Drake and Adele cleaned up with multiple nominations each, but plenty of curveballs were thrown, too. Here are the biggest surprises

Pearl Harbor Anniversary

Two Cities Overcome the Legacy of Pearl Harbor

Seventy-five years after a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, the mayor of his hometown is joining his Honolulu counterpart to mark the anniversary — as friends

President-Elect Donald Trump Holds Meetings At Trump Tower

How Donald Trump Creates News From Thin Air

Want to see how President-elect Donald Trump can create a news cycle from nothing? Look no further than his morning tweet objecting to the price tag for the new Air Force One planes set to be delivered in the mid 2020s

Heisman Winner Dead Football

College Football Star Rashaan Salaam Found Dead

Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam was found dead in a Boulder park near Folsom Field, where he carved his name into the University of Colorado record books as one of the greatest players in the program's history

Parents Spend As Much Time on Screens As Teenagers

Parents of tweens and teens spend about nine hours per day using screens, according to a new report. And though they express many concerns about their kids’ relationships to technology, the vast majority see it as a force for good