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4 weeks ago in Sports

Messi wins Ballon d’Or for fifth time

Lionel Messi reclaimed the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world player of the year on Monday from his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo who had walked off with the award for the previous two years.

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 1995, file photo, David Bowie performs in Hartford, Conn. Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, after battling cancer for 18 months. He was 69. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)

4 weeks ago in Music

Marilyn Manson pens moving tribute to David Bowie

The shock rocker says Bowie's concept album "Diamond Dogs" changed his life "forever."

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Bill Cosby’s lawyers file to dismiss criminal charge

"The Cosby Show" star has been fighting off decades-old accusations from more than 50 women, who have come forward with claims of inappropriate behavior, drugging and rape against the actor.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Stan Lee can’t read the comics he helped create

The 93-year-old, who co-created superheroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and the Hulk, feels "a thousand years old" because he is losing his hearing and he cannot read anything unless it is printed in an extremely large sized font.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Tide tames Tigers in thriller

Alabama won a fourth national title in seven years with a thrilling 45-40 victory over Clemson on Monday, the win built on a quartet of long-range scoring plays and the recovery of an onside kick in the fourth quarter.

Alabama players celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. Alabama won 45-40.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

4 weeks ago in Sports

PHOTOS: Bama tops Clemson for national title

Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide rolled on to win a fourth national title in seven years.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Sales soar for David Bowie’s parting gift, his new ‘Blackstar’ album

Sales of Bowie's last album - released two days before his death - soared along with downloads of the greatest hits of his storied career.

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4 weeks ago in National

As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final year

As he prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, the President has insisted he will not be content simply to run out the clock on foreign policy.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Man orders Kindle, man gets tumor delivered instead

FedEx delivered a big, gross surprise to one customer in the U.K.

Alabama's O.J. Howard heads to the end zone for a touchdown reception during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Jan. 12

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

This fire is ‘poppin’

Michelle Dobyne gives a hilarious live interview after her neighbor rescued her from a fire.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Your cell phone is dirty. Really, really dirty

Your touchscreen device has more germs on it than a public toilet. Here's how you should clean it.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 12

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Judge Denies Request From Matthew Team

Albemarle Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins has denied requests from the defense team for Jesse Matthew, Jr., who's accused of murdering UVA student Hannah Graham.

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4 weeks ago in Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Murder Trial Begins In Charlottesville

A trial that involves the city's first murder of 2014 got underway Monday in Chatlottesville Circuit Court.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

House Democrats List 2016 Priorities

House Democrats have listed some of their priorites for the 2016 General Assembly session.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

State Senator Proposes Option For Clerks

A state senator from Grayson County wants to make it legal for a clerk or deputy clerk to refuse to issue a marriage license.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Home Sales Increase 10% In 2015

The year-end report from the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors shows home sales in the region were up 10% in 2015 compared to 2014.

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4 weeks ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Kaine Guest Will Be Wahoo Dad

Senator Tim Kaine's guest during President Obama's final State of the Union address will be the father of a UVA graduate who died from an opioid overdose.

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2 hours ago in National

Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

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The Senate is considering legislation to hit North Korea with more stringent sanctions.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Bad Boys 3’ is happening

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Will Smith has promised fans "Bad Boys 3" will happen after meeting up with co-star Martin Lawrence for the first time in two years.

3 hours ago in Music

Eagles stars to honor Glenn Frey at Grammys

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Frey's bandmates Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Joe Walsh, and Tim Schmidt will reunite at the awards show to perform a poignant tribute to the late rocker.