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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit on April 18, 2015 in Nashua, New Hampshire.
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Huck Jumps In

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is poised to announce Tuesday that he will seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. As he seeks to avoid a repeat of the spectacular flameout of his 2008 run, Huckabee is pinning his hopes on Southeastern states

In this courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial in Boston on March 5, 2015.

Tears for Tsarnaev

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cried as his sobbing aunt took the stand in his federal death penalty trial Monday

Demonstrators confront Israeli policemen, during a demonstration of Ethiopian Jews at RABIN Square in Tel Aviv on May 3, 2015.

Israel Reels From Protests

Scores were hurt in Tel Aviv as Ethiopian Israelis rally against what they say is long-running racism. In full riot gear, the police have responded in force

FBI crime scene investigators document the area around two deceased gunmen and their vehicle outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, Monday, May 4, 2015. Police shot and killed the men after they opened fire on a security officer outside the suburban Dallas venue, which was hosting provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons Sunday night, authorities said

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Texas Shooting

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the Sunday shooting outside a controversial cartoon competition that lampooned the Prophet Muhammad near Dallas that left the two assailants dead — the first time the group has claimed an attack on U.S. soil

The current Apple remote.

Apple Is About to Totally Reinvent the Remote Control

Apple is planning to add a touch pad to the next iteration of its Apple TV remote, alongside just two buttons. The current Apple TV remote has three buttons, which is a far cry from the dozens on a typical television remote

Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Garrett E. Miller, Edward M. Nero, William G. Porter, Brian W. Rice, Alicia D. White

Baltimore Citizens Mistaken for Indicted Officers

A school cafeteria worker and a plumber in Maryland said Monday their lives have been turned upside down after court documents mistakenly identified them as the police officers charged in the death of Baltimore 25-year-old Freddie Gray

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How Millennials View Sex Compared to Their Parents

Millennials are more tolerant of premarital sex than earlier generations, but they tend to have slightly fewer partners than their parents did, according to a new study. "Millennials have never known a world where premarital sex was a taboo," a researcher said

Hillary Clinton Begins New Hampshire Election Campaign

Hillary Clinton to Testify Once More Before Benghazi Panel

Hillary Clinton is willing to testify once — and once only — on Capitol Hill later this month about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and her email practices during her tenure as Secretary of State, her attorney told lawmakers Monday

Senate Armed Services Committee

Obama to Name a New Joint Chiefs of Staff Head

President Barack Obama is to nominate Marine General Joseph Dunford Jr., a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013–14, as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

A Panera Bread Restaurant Ahead Of Earnings Figures

Panera to Drop 150 Ingredients From Its Menu

Panera Bread is cleaning up its menu. The fast-casual restaurant chain will drop or change 150 of the 460 ingredients on its menu to fit new standards the company set to provide a healthier dining experience to customers

A banner fixed to a fence on Anibare Lodge, the main camp for refugee families on Nauru, reads "Cambodia, never, ever," March 7, 2015.

Refugees Spurn Australian Resettlement Offer

Australia has reached a deal with Cambodia to resettle an unlimited number of asylum seekers, currently in Australian government detention on the Pacific island of Nauru, in exchange for $31 million. However, the move has been met with resistance by refugees

Ellen Albertini Dow stars as Rosie in New Line Cinema's comedy, "The Wedding Singer."

Ellen Albertini Dow Dies at 101

Ellen Albertini Dow, known for performing “Rapper’s Delight” in the 1998 film The Wedding Singer, died Monday at 101. The film’s soundtrack, which included Dow's performance, went double platinum and made the Billboard Top 5