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February 3, 2015 7:29 AM EST

Flash Freeze Grips Northeast

Forecasters from Philadelphia to Portland, Maine, have warned that “flash freezing” could make roads dangerously slippery a day after snow fell on much of the East Coast. In various parts of the region, school was canceled and commutes were disrupted

When Exercise Goes Too Far

A new study shows that running too much can be as equally unhealthy as not being active at all. But how much exercise is just the right amount?

Internet ‘Fast Lanes’ Under Fire

A new Federal Communications Commission proposal expected this week has the potential to be a game-changer in the debate over net neutrality

Take a Sneak Peek at the New Frozen Short

The cast of Disney’s billion-dollar hit Frozen is back together and ready to party in a brand new animated short film called Frozen Fever. Original cast members Idina Menzel (Elsa), Kristen Bell (Anna), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff) and Josh Gad (Olaf) will reprise their roles

Hillary Clinton Enters Vaccinations Debate

Former Secretary of State and likely Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton re-emerged on the political scene on Monday evening to critique several likely rivals. “The science is clear,” Clinton tweeted in support of childhood vaccinations

Uber and Carnegie Mellon Partner Up on Driverless Taxis

Uber is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University to open a research center in Pittsburgh called the Uber Advanced Technologies Center, putting the company closer to its goal of developing technology for driverless cars

Over 570 Arrested in Super Bowl Sex Traffic Sting

A two-week nationwide sex trafficking sting that coincided with the Super Bowl snared a total of 570 would-be “johns”—men who hire prostitutes—and 23 pimps. The operation involved 37 law enforcement agencies in 17 states

‘Subservient’ Black Roles Celebrated, Says Selma Star

When the Oscars snubbed David Oyelowo for his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, critics were up in arms. But Oyelowo says it’s just part of Hollywood’s legacy of ignoring black actors in strong roles

Egypt May Release Second al-Jazeera Journalist

Canada’s Foreign Minister announced Monday that the release of Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy from an Egyptian prison was “imminent.” Diplomats are trying to secure the 40-year-old’s deportation to Canada

Tech Wrecking Sleep for Scores of Teens, Says Study

Teens who bury their faces in laptops, tablets, phones or TV screens during the day tend to suffer bad nights of sleep, researchers reported on Monday. “There are indications that today’s teenagers sleep less than previous generations,” said a study co-author

Robin Williams’ Family in Dispute Over His Estate

Court documents from December and January reveal disputes over money, property and personal belongings between Williams’ widow and third wife, Susan Schneider Williams, and his three children from two previous marriages

South Korean Soldier Faces Death for Killing 5 Comrades

A South Korean military court has issued a death penalty on a soldier who killed five comrades in a shooting last year. Shooting rampages by bullied soldiers are not unusual in South Korea, which requires all able-bodied men to serve about two years in the military

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