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People watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the stories you may have missed.

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UPDATE: Body Found In Water Street Garage Identified

City Police say the person found dead in the Water Street Parking Garage was a 24-year-old man from Crozet.

Stevie Nicks, left, Lindsey Buckingham and John McVie from the band Fleetwood Mac appear on NBC's "Today" show on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in New York.

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Lindsey Buckingham suggests the end for Fleetwood Mac

Lindsey Buckingham has suggested the band's next album could be their last, insisting "it would be a beautiful way to kind of wrap up this last act".

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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Bono: ‘I may never play guitar again’

U2 star Bono opens up about his fears of longterm damage after a horrible bicycle accident in New York City.

Channing Tatum and Mark Schultz depart the screening of Foxcatcher at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 19, 2014.

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‘Foxcatcher’ wrestler rants about Channing Tatum’s portrayal

Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz has taken aim at director Bennett Miller over Channing Tatum's portrayal of himself in the movie Foxcatcher.

Crew members of Indonesian Air Force NAS 332 Super Puma helicopter look out of the windows during a search operation for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 over Kumai Bay, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. More ships arrived Friday with sensitive equipment to hunt for the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 and the more than 145 people still missing since it crashed into the sea five days ago.

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Search teams battle weather in hunt for AirAsia wreck

Bad weather again hindered the search for the AirAsia plane and the black box flight recorders that should reveal why it crashed.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the "Don Jon" premiere on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in New York.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt marries robotics CEO

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will kick of 2015 as a newlywed after secretly marrying girlfriend Tasha McCauley.

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UPDATE: Arrest In Louisa Fatal Hit-And-Run

State Police have made an arrest in the case where a pedestrian was struck and killed in Louisa County.

National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus, testifies before a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing to examine the fight against cancer, focusing on challenges, progress, and promise, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

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U.S. cancer deaths fell 22 percent since 1991

More than 1.5 million Americans avoided death from cancer since 1991 thanks to falling smoking rates and better cancer prevention, detection and treatments.

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Tornado at the Rose Bowl

Winds pick up in the Rose Bowl fanfest area, but the cow survives.

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Missing puppy heads home after 2,400-mile road trip

A puppy called Penny could be reunited with her owners after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital.

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington, front, scores under pressure by Florida State defensive back Trey Marshall during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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Kibo can’t even

This 4-month-old Shiba Inu Kibo puppy can't help but jump for joy at dinnertime.

A man walks by the poster for the film "The Interview" outside the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Littleton, Colorado December 23, 2014.

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‘The Interview’ heads to pay-per-view

DISH Networks Inc will make "The Interview," the controversial Sony Pictures Entertainment film about the fictitious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, available as a pay-per-view option starting on Jan 2.

The interior of the "Hound Dog II", a Lockheed Jetstar owned by entertainer Elvis Presley, is displayed at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, in this undated publicity photo released to Reuters January 2, 2015.

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Elvis Presley’s jets could fetch more than $10 million

Elvis Presley's pair of personal jets will go under the hammer in a sealed-bid auction for a piece of mile-high rock and roll memorabilia.

NYPD crime scene tape is seen at the site of a shooting at the corner of Marcus Garvey Blvd. and Pulaski Street in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 9, 2012.

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New York City murders hit record low

Murders in New York fell to 328 in 2014, the fewest since the New York Police Department started keeping reliable numbers in 1963.

Ohio State players cheer after the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal game against Alabama, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 42-35.

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Buckeyes rally and Ducks rout in college semis

The Ohio State Buckeyes and Oregon Ducks earned victories in the Sugar and Rose Bowls on Thursday, booking spots in the national championship.

Same-sex couple plastic figurines are displayed during a gay wedding fair (salon du mariage gay) in Paris April 27, 2013.

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Federal judge allows gay marriages to begin in Florida

A federal judge in Florida ruled that county clerks must issue marriage licenses to all same-sex couples who request them starting Jan. 6.

Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts with his father Mario (R) after being re-elected for the U.S. midterm race in New York in this November 4, 2014 file photo.

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Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo dies

Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing, died at 82.

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Fire Damages House On Old Lynchburg Road

A chimney fire led to further damage early Friday morning at a house on Old Lynchburg Road.

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World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

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Members of Polish Scouting Association from Canada and U.K. place a lit candle at block 15 in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim January 26, 2015.

World leaders joined Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops.

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Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for ‘colored’ remark

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a special screening of "The Imitation Game" at the DGA Theater on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Benedict Cumberbatch is "devastated" after realizing he caused offense during a chat about diversity on Tavis Smiley's late-night show.

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Scott Weiland: ‘I’m not a member of Art of Anarchy’

Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts performing at Center Stage Theater on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, in Atlanta.

Scott Weiland denies being the frontman of the new supergroup Art of Anarchy.