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Amazon Echo Murder Case Renews Privacy Questions Prompted By Our Digital Footprints

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The top 20 most popular stories from the past year ranged from fact checks to mosquito bites, from Aleppo to taxes, and how to raise kids who will thrive, whatever the future brings. (From left) Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images; Felipe Dana/AP; Joe Raedle/Getty Images; Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Large portions of the Internet have declared 2016 one of the worst years ever. But 2017 hasn't gotten here yet, so let's all just simmer down. Luciano Lozano/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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New Orleans Residents Share Decades Of Photos With The Same Santa

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Students: Colleges Are Tracking You Online. It Can Help You Graduate

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Smartphone Strategies For Families Just In Time For The Holidays

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How One Couple Fought For The Legal Right To Leave A Bad Yelp Review

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