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Fallout Continues For CBC In Wake Of Ghomeshi Sex Assault Scandal

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Grucci Family To Shower Las Vegas With Giant Fireworks Display

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President Vladimir Putin speaks in Moscow on Dec. 23. Russia's current economic crisis stems from Western sanctions and diving oil prices. Maxim Shipenkov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sanctions Intensify Russia's Free Fall Into Economic Crisis

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Why We Sign Up For Gym Memberships But Never Go To The Gym

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There were $3 trillion worth of corporate mergers in 2014. Comcast's proposed acquisition of fellow cable company Time Warner was the largest at $45 billion. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Comcast-Time Warner Сable Deal Tops A Year Of Corporate Mergers

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Water vapor, which looks like smoke, is seen rising from a power plant near Hengshui in China's Hebei province. In November, President Obama announced a landmark carbon-cutting deal with China — the world's leading producer of greenhouse gases. And the Chinese government has announced plans to cap the use of coal within five years. Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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2014 Brought Lasting Action On Climate Change Policy

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Progressives Create State Innovation Exchange To Counter ALEC

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Political Crisis Hammers Greece's Financial Markets

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A man carries plastic single-use bags past the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Starting in July 2015, California could become the first state to ban single-use plastic bags, unless a referendum delays the measure from taking effect. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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These "enriched cages" from the JS West farm in Atwater, Calif., in 2011 comply with the state's new law. They are larger and allow chickens to perch and lay eggs in enclosed spaces. Jill Benson/AP hide caption

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How California's New Rules Are Scrambling The Egg Industry

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Kelvin Cooperage, owned by brothers Kevin and Paul McLaughlin, is making white oak barrels for the newly-rising craft distillers. Here, oak scraps are burned inside the finished barrels to char them. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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As Bourbon Booms, Demand For Barrels Is Overflowing

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Online Success For 'The Interview' May Not Change Movie Distribution

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A video about the Apple Watch is shown during an Apple special event in Cupertino, Calif. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The 2014 Tech Trends We'll Still Be Talking About Next Year

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before a Senate panel July 17 at a hearing about auto safety recalls. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Massive Recalls Give The Auto Industry An Unwanted Record

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The Interview is now Sony's top online movie. It earned $15 million through rentals and sales, the studio said. It pulled in almost another $3 million from theater screenings. Jim Ruymen/UPI/Landov hide caption

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