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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Making headlines this week

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

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2 days ago

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

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Consumers flexing their muscles

U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

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Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

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Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 12

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

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3 days ago

Wall Street tumbles

Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

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More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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3 days ago

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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U.S. preparing for Zika

President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

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Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 11

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

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

4 days ago

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

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4 days ago

Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

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

Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine. Shkreli refused to testify before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

Shkreli has bragged that he had no plans to listen to the album, but bought it to "keep it from the people."

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Trump, Sanders ride U.S. anti-establishment tide to New Hampshire win

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U.S. politicians in a display of anti-establishment power.

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More Americans quitting jobs as labor market strengthens

U.S. job openings surged in December and the number of Americans voluntarily quitting work hit a nine-year high, pointing to labor market strength despite a slowdown in economic growth.

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4 days ago

U.S. intelligence chief warns of ‘homegrown’ security threat

Attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are among the most imminent security threats facing the United States in 2016, along with dangers posed overseas by Islamic State and cyber security concerns, the top U.S. intelligence official says.

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NBA-ALL-STAR GAME: Game’s best go at it in Toronto on KPUG

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Former Washington Husky Isaiah Thomas will play for the East squad. Coverage on KPUG begins at 4:30pm.

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Zach LaVine takes flight, wins 2nd dunk contest

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He ended it with a between-the-legs dunk from a step inside the free throw line to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back titles.

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The Latest: Klay Thompson edges Steph Curry to win 3-point title

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Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns has beaten Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas to win the Skills Challenge at the NBA's All-Star Saturday night.

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No. 6 Kansas edges No. 3 Oklahoma

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Kansas notched its fifth straight win and snapped Oklahoma's 19-game home winning streak.

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Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star goes outside US

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant shoots during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

If Bryant heats up, he could add a fifth All-Star Game MVP award to his collection.

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