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Copa90: How football conquered Japan

COPA90's Eli Mengem discovers how Japan's interest in the game has created Asia's most successful football nation.

GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in…

The Republican tax overhaul is bringing most Americans lower income taxes but also is causing some state income taxes to rise, leading to extra revenue for state budgets

US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal…

Romanian gymnasts who trained under former U.S. Olympic coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi tell the AP that the duo starved and beat them in pursuit of an ideal athlete

This week in odd news: Skunk fire, sleepwalker, T…

This week in odd news: Bicyclist blames Waze for directing him into Lincoln Tunnel; 11-year-old Pennsylvania Boy Scout called for jury duty; Student calls 911 from school, says he was sleepwalking; Nothing to see here! Police clear T-Rex walking student

Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with…

Restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin is indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls, but he also runs a sprawling media empire advancing the Kremlin's agenda

Ohio has new uses for sediment from Lake Erie's harbors

A long-running dispute between Ohio and federal officials over dredging Cleveland's harbor appear to be over, but the next challenge is getting rid of more than 1.2 million tons of sediment dredged each year from seven other ports along Lake Erie.

KFC Hilariously Apologizes for its 'Chicken…

KFC is apologizing to customers in the UK and Ireland -- after running out of chicken and shutting down more than half of its 900 stores. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Indictment of Missouri governor could have…

The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office

Positive She Saw Bigfoot, She's Suing California

Claudia Ackley is positive that she and her two daughters came across Bigfoot in a tree in southern California last year, but when she called different state authorities to report the sighting, she got the same response. Nope, they told her, you saw a bear. As a result, the 46-year-old...

Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs

U.S. stocks rallied, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields, as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

The Latest: Warren Buffett compares CEOs to oversexed teens

Billionaire Warren Buffett says encouraging CEOs to pursue acquisitions is a bit like encouraging a "ripening teenager to be sure to have a normal sex life."

These States Have the Most Hate Groups

Some states are worse than others when it comes to hate groups. Using data from the Southern Poverty Law Center, 24/7 Wall St. has compiled a list of the 10 states with the most such groups. Idaho ends up first in the unwanted category, at least on a per-capita basis....

GOP Senator Doubts Age Limit To Buy Rifles Will…

Sen. John Cornyn says the measure likely won't get the 60 votes needed in the upper chamber.

Stephen Curry on shooting: Tough to digest

NBA star Stephen Curry responds to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.

Facebook Apologizes Over VR Shooting Game at CPAC

Facebook has apologized for featuring a virtual-reality game called Bullet Train —in which players shoot people at a train station—in its booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference, USA Today reports. Bullet Train was just one of a number of violent games featured at the Facebook booth. "In light...

Toobin: Shocked if Manafort goes to trial

CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin reacts to Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign aide, pleading guilty in Robert Mueller's investigation.

Florida Student Calls Out First Lady

First lady Melania Trump has a mission to end cyber bullying . A 14-year-old survivor of the Florida school shooting thinks she ought to start with her own-stepson. Lauren Hogg delivered the critical tweet Friday, and it revolves around her older brother, David, who has emerged as an outspoken proponent of...

Kushner's Security Clearance Just Got More…

Jared Kushner may be a top adviser to President Trump, but his authority to view classified information is looking dicier by the day. In fact, it may already have been revoked. As part of chief of staff John Kelly's newly tightened restrictions in the wake of the Rob Porter scandal...

Police experts urge intensive training if…

Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation

Italians march to protest fascism, racism, labor…

Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election

After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

"Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy