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Top-secret court renews NSA snooping at critical point

The top-secret federal court that oversees government surveillance on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency's program that collects data on nearly every phone call in the United States.

Obama: Extend unemployment insurance

President Barack Obama on Saturday called for bipartisan legislation to extend unemployment insurance, an all-important benefit for the longtime out-of-work.

COLTS VS. CHIEFS: AFC Wild Card game preview

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SAINTS VS. EAGLES: NFC Wild Card game preview

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Obama administration announces executive actions strengthening federal background checks for gun buyers

Friday, the Obama administration announced two new executive actions that will help strengthen the federal background check system and keep guns out of the wrong hands.

POLICE: Man tried to sell stolen brains on eBay

This was not was your typical undercover sting. For starters, it was happening at an Indiana Dairy Queen. And the target was brains. Yeah, a brain bandit.

49ERS VS. PACKERS: NFC Wild Card game preview

Two NFC teams with great history face off at 3:35 p.m. CT this Sunday on FOX 51. The 12-4 San Francisco 49ers will be hosted at a very chilly Lambeau Field by the 8-7-1 Green Bay Packers.

Shia LaBeouf offers cloudy plagiarism apology

Shia LaBeouf's plagiarism apology tour took to the sky Wednesday as the "Transformer" actor hired an airplane to sky-write "I'm sorry Daniel Clowes."

Two crucial hearings today in fight over Jahi McMath

There will be two crucial court hearings Friday in the ongoing battle over Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old girl on a ventilator who has been declared dead by doctors.

Is lung cancer screening right for you?

This week, the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force issued its long-awaited guideline on lung cancer screening.