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'House of Cards' fans that already finished season 3

Meet the fastest fans in the land — at least according to their tweets.

Rand Paul wins 2015 CPAC straw poll

Sen. Rand Paul won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll with 25.7 percent of the vote for the third year in a row on Saturday, the Washington Times announced Saturday at the National Harbor, Maryland, Confab.

Stolen NASCAR Sprint Cup car found in Georgia

Maybe the thieves didn't know what they were stealing.

Police: Missouri gunman kills 7 in town of 50 then himself; was cousin to 2 slain couples

A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunmant killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire.

Crowds mourn killing of Boris Nemtsov, outspoken Putin critic

Crowds of people, some with tears in their eyes, flocked Saturday to the spot on a bridge in the shadow of the Kremlin where prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was shot dead hours earlier, in what appeared to be a targeted killing.

Cuba talks continue, terror list a sticking point

U.S. and Cuban delegations struck a tone of measured optimism coming out of talks Friday at the State Department on the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

ISIS to release 29 Assyrian Christians, monitoring group says

An ISIS court in northern Syria has ordered the release of 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.

Egyptian court designates Hamas as a terror organization, state media says

An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.

Appeals court rejects another request to move Boston Marathon bombings trial

A U.S. appeals court has rejected a fourth request to move the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber to another city.

Obama, Aretha Franklin give emotional tribute to Eric Holder

The White House celebrated the upcoming departure of Eric Holder on Friday night in a ceremony that brought tears to President Barack Obama's eyes and featured Aretha Franklin literally singing the attorney general's praises.