Lifestyle

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

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Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

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Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

6 days ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

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A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

7 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Supermodel Cindy Crawford, turning 50, denies plans to retire

Model and author Cindy Crawford participates in AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her new book, "Becoming", at AOL Studios on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Supermodel Cindy Crawford on Monday denied reports that she planned to retire from modeling this month.

Sports

6 hours ago in Sports

Zika fears prompt Olympic concerns

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The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

7 hours ago in Sports

Goodell dangles expansion carrot to London

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The National Football League will play three regular season games in London next season and Goodell said he expects that number to rise in the future as the league continues to build a solid British fan base.

7 hours ago in Sports

PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos players celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

7 hours ago in Sports

Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton

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The Denver Broncos shocked the Carolina Panthers 24-10 as the Super Bowl closed out its first half-century on Sunday with an upset and a cliffhanger as Peyton Manning left everyone guessing about his future.

7 hours ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

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

Weird

7 hours ago in Weird

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

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Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.

3 days ago in Sports, Weird

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

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The 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-maché Panthers helmet.

3 days ago in Weird

The Strangelove Suite: Northern Ireland sells nuclear bunker

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It has no windows — but offers unrestricted views of Armageddon.

4 days ago in Weird

A prank call that will make you smash your own windows

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Police in Tucson, Arizona, say pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.

5 days ago in Weird

Jury summons directs people to call sex hotline

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That's one way to get people to do their civic duty.

Trending

7 hours ago in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Super Bowl 50 commercials

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A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

News

31 mins ago in National

White House seeks $1.8B in emergency funds for Zika virus

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The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the rapidly spreading virus.

1 hour ago in Local

Bates Receives $19M to Create Digital, Computational Studies

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GENERIC SCHOOL

Bates College is launching a new program in digital and computational studies after receiving $19 million from seven families.

1 hour ago in Local

Viaduct Replacement Project to Start This Spring in Maine

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A $15 million project to replace an elevated roadway in Bath is scheduled to start this spring.

1 hour ago in Local

Maine Lobstermen to Debate Changes to Licensing Law

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A Maine legislative committee is getting ready to host a potentially contentious public hearing about changes to the state's lobster licensing laws.

1 hour ago in Local

Maine Governor Nominates 3 for Land Conservation Board

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage has nominated three new members to serve on a board that reviews and approves requests for state funding for land conservation projects.

1 hour ago in Local

2 Treated for Burns After Fire Destroys Mobile Home

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Officials in Maine say two people were treated for burns after fleeing a fire that engulfed their mobile home in Oakland.

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Entertainment

6 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ breaks new record

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The sci-fi epic, directed by J.J. Abrams, previously became the highest-grossing release in North American film history, after recently passing the $760.5 million "Avatar" hauled in in 2009.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

PewDiePie, others set to star in YouTube’s first original shows

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YouTube's viral video stars, many of whom have a fan following in the millions, are set to appear in original movies and a show, as the video site attempts to attract users to its paid service.

7 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ trumps ‘Hail, Caesar!’

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Hollywood fumbled the ball during a quiet Super Bowl weekend at the multiplexes as new releases such as “Hail, Caesar!” and “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” failed to make much noise.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 8

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A look back on some of Hollywoods memorable milestones.

16 hours ago in Entertainment

Doritos, Esurance early ad winners on social media during Super Bowl

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From the cute and trendy to the downright creepy, Super Bowl 50 was full of ads to remember - and a few that we'd like to forget.