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Officials: 'Device' found on White House grounds

A "device" was found early Monday on the White House grounds, a spokesman for President Barack Obama told The Associated Press. The object, which might be a drone, did not pose a threat, spokesman Josh Earnest said. >> Read more trending stories Scroll down or click here to see the latest updates ...

A man hauls farm cargo with a horse-drawn carriage in Leacock Township, Lancaster County on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Overnight snow brought wet, slushy conditions to the area. (AP Photo/LNP Media Group, Dan Marschka)

Social-media reaction: Crippling blizzard threatens the Northeast

A massive winter storm is headed for New England, with blizzard conditions and 2-3 feet of snow possible in many spots. Here is some notable social media reaction to the storm. <div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/social-media-reaction-crippling-blizzard-threatens/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/social-media-reaction-crippling-blizzard-threatens.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/social-media-reaction-crippling-blizzard-threatens" target="_blank">View the story "Social Media Reaction: Crippling blizzard threatens the ...

WATCH: Bill Nye weighs in on 'deflate-gate,' calls out Belichick

Is New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick the new "science guy" after Saturday's press conference about "deflate-gate"? Bill Nye doesn't seem to think so. >> Read more trending stories The TV host, scientist and former mechanical engineer weighed in on Belichick's claim that rubbing the footballs caused them to deflate: “I’m ...

New York mayor, media warn of 'historic' snowstorm

Much of the country's Northeast is gearing up for another blizzard, and the media and New York City mayor are already calling it one of the worst storms ever for the region.  "This literally could be one of the top two or three largest storms in the history of this city. ...

How technology is ruining snow days for students

A "snow day" doesn’t always mean a day off from school. Sometimes, students are still expected in class. "Schools are still closing, mostly, when the weather is frightful. But now more and more districts are setting up what they call virtual classrooms; requiring students to work from home on laptops and ...

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Asteroid to pass by Earth Monday

An asteroid the size of five football fields is expected to pass by Earth Monday, according to NASA. It will be visible through strong binoculars – absolutely worth a look. At the closest point, asteroid 2004 BL86 will be 1.2 million kilometers which – about three times the distance from ...

No, a Google exec did not predict an Internet apocalypse

A scroll through tech headlines earlier this week might have given you the impression that the Internet will soon be dead and gone. That's because Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said this at the World Economic Forum on Thursday. "The Internet will disappear," Schmidt said. Yeah, that sounds scary. I mean, how ...

WATCH: 'Saturday Night Live' tackles 'deflate-gate' scandal

This weekend's "Saturday Night Live" tackled the latest big NFL controversy – "deflate-gate." >> Read more trending stories In the skit, cast member Taran Killam played New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and Beck Bennett posed as head coach Bill Belichick. Watch the full video above or click here. For the ...

'American Sniper': The truths and myths about Chris Kyle

It seems since its Christmas Day release, Clint Eastwood's film "American Sniper," based on the life of Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer, Chris Kyle, has continued to be the subject of both criticism and praise.  So how accurate was Bradley Cooper's portrayal of Kyle? We'll dispel some of the myths and make a few notes about ...

'Po Pimp' homework assignment angers parents

Parents in Newton County, Georgia, told Atlanta's WSB-TV that they were upset when their fourth-grader came home with a worksheet that included the phrase "Po Pimp." "Po Pimp" is the name of a 1996 Do or Die song that features rapper Twista and R&B singer Johnny P. Scott Tolleson went to the ...

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What's more nutritious, orange juice or an orange? It's complicated

When it comes to nutrition, should you drink your orange or eat it? The general advice is to opt for the fruit, since juices are stripped of the fiber – which most us don't get enough of — in whole fruit. And let's face it: Most juice contains a lot ...

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Birth control, brain tumors may be linked

A new study has concluded the use of certain types of birth control may be linked to an increased risk of developing a rare type of brain cancer, known as glioma. Women younger than 50 with glioma "were 90 percent more likely to have been using hormonal contraceptives for five ...

'Deflate-gate': Belichick says Patriots 'followed the rules'

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Saturday again addressed the NFL's "deflate-gate" controversy, describing how his team prepares its footballs and defending his players from rumors that they are cheaters. "At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the integrity of the game or to ...

FBI searches for suspect in Atlanta airport bomb threats

The search is on for the person who claimed bombs were on board two Atlanta-bound planes, WSB-TV reports. Fighter jets escorted two planes to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday afternoon, where they were met by a bomb squad and federal agents. WSB-TV’s Mark Winne broke the news of the bomb ...

Apps give you 'invisible boyfriend' – or girlfriend – for $25 a month

The Internet has given us so much already — great communication tools, pizza ordering without picking up a phone and more. Now, it will give you a boyfriend or girlfriend. The apps Invisible Boyfriend and Invisible Girlfriend claim to give you "real-world and social proof that you’re in a relationship — ...

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