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Americans have an appetite for labeling genetically-modified food

A new poll shows 66 percent of Americans favor requiring food manufacturers to put labels on GMO products.

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Boehner: House will fund Homeland Security, block Obama on immigration

Funding for the agency that spearheads domestic counterterrorism efforts and secures U.S. borders expires on Feb. 27.

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Coming soon to a workplace near you: Wellness or else

Companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join "wellness" programs.

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France’s ‘Charlie Hebdo’ to publish Mohammad cartoon

The front page features a caricature of the Prophet Mohammad holding a sign saying "Je suis Charlie" in its first edition since the terrorist attack.

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To fight hackers, Obama wants companies to share threats

Obama will announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks.

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Ohio State beats Oregon 42-20 for NCAA championship

Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Ohio State won the first national title in college football's playoff era.

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U.S. military Twitter account hacked

Social media accounts for the U.S. military command were hacked by apparent Islamic State sympathizers.

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Supreme Court rejects new challenge to Obamacare

The court declined to take up another broad challenge to President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

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Gas prices fall 27 cents per gallon

The average price of regular gasoline is at its lowest in five years.

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Auto industry’s past, future collide in Detroit

The global auto industry is undergoing three simultaneous technological transformations.

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France mobilizes 10K troops after Paris shootings

A day after the biggest French public demonstration ever registered, officials say the country remains at risk of further attacks.

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Obama turns focus to Internet security, privacy

The president plans to propose new plans to protect consumers and businesses from cyber threats.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Police kill Paris terror suspects, hostages die in second siege

The violence was of an unprecedented scale as France tackled one of the worst threats to its internal security in decades.

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Court to weigh overturning gay marriage bans in 3 states

A federal appeals court will weigh whether to strike down same-sex marriage bans in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

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Boston to bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston will be the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.

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Facing shrinking budgets, Pentagon moves to cut European bases

Facing tight budgets and a shrinking military, the Pentagon will hand 14 sites back to their home governments.

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Honda fined record $70M for failing to report deaths, injuries

Honda will pay penalties for failing to report hundreds of injuries, deaths, and other consumer claims.

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2014 layoffs were the lowest in 17 years

Employers cut 5 percent fewer jobs last year than in 2013 and the smallest number since 1997.

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Ready, set, showdown: New GOP leader, Obama lining up fights

The new Senate majority leader and President Barack Obama aren't wasting any time setting up showdowns.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 29

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Stanford eases past short-handed Washington

Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Rosemont, Ill.

Anthony Brown scored 23 points and Stanford took advantage of Washington's depleted inside game for an 84-74 victory Wednesday night.

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Full health: Entire Seattle roster participates in practice

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All-Pros Earl Thomas and Richard Sherman were full participants as the Seattle Seahawks held their first full Super Bowl practice of the week.

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Whatcom County city changes name before Super Bowl

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Welcome to beautiful “12-dale” Washington

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Ferndale woman dies in Everett hit and run

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A Whatcom County woman is dead after a car hit her south of Everett