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Nearly half of U.S. homes use cellphones only, shun landlines

A dozen years ago, a mere 3 percent of U.S. households used only cellphones.

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MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas Films

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive films!


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Obama urges Turkey to reduce tensions with Russia, stresses support

U.S. President Barack Obama urged his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Russia while stressing U.S. support for its NATO ally's security.


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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines making news, Tuesday, Dec. 1.


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With climate at ‘breaking point’, leaders urge breakthrough in Paris

World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.


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How holiday shopping mania led to Giving Tuesday

If you end up with a massive money hangover after the five-day holiday shopping mania that stretches from Thanksgiving Day through Black Friday to Cyber Monday, the antidote is Giving Tuesday.


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Automatic sliding doors are awesome, kid

When you're this young, even a trip to the grocery store can blow your mind.


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this December

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Ithaca College students vote “no confidence” in President Tom Rochon

No confidence vote was held through month of November; 54% of students participated; just under 72% said they have no confidence in President Tom Rochon


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Reed: “I’m confident” government shutdown can be avoided

The deadline for lawmakers is next week to put a spending deal in place and avoid a government shutdown over the holidays.


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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 1

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.


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Cortlandville man, upset after hearing, rams cars in courthouse parking lot

David Southwick, 49, faces 16 felonies, 3 misdemeanors, after driving truck into vehicles in Cortland County courthouse parking lot Monday

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Former Assembly Speaker Silver guilty at federal corruption trial

Long-time State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted of all seven counts in federal corruption trial in Manhattan; Silver will lose Assembly seat


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Gillibrand visits Freeville, talks small business growth

The New York senator used Incodema3D as an example of a business that needs federal capital to expand and succeed.


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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week

This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.


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Feds want 300-year sentence for woman involved in kidnapping

Nicole Vaisey admitted to involvement in kidnapping of two Amish girls, sexual exploitation of six children; Vaisey, Stephen Howells to be sentenced in Dec.

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30-year State Police vet becomes highest-ranking woman in force

Patricia Groeber is new first deputy superintendent of New York State Police; she becomes highest-ranking woman in 98-year history of State Police

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.


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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win

The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.


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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court

Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.


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REMIX: The Marvel universe as a rom-com


Envision a time where the Avengers gave up on the world-saving and just went full romantic comedy on us.

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George Lucas to new ‘Star Wars’ film: I’m your divorced father


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who was not involved in making the long-awaited new film, "The Force Awakens," said he is as ambivalent about seeing the movie as a divorced father would be about attending his child's wedding.

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Sleeping Santa makes Christmas pics a snap


Santa Claus won't be stopped by a sleeping baby boy. He'll improvise!