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Killer of ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle sentenced to life in prison

A Texas jury found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murdering the former U.S. Navy SEAL whose autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper."

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Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline, leaving it in limbo

President Barack Obama swiftly vetoed a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the long-debated project in limbo.

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Wheel of musical impressions with Christina Aguilera

Jimmy Fallon challenges "The Voice" judge to a musical impression showdown.

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 25

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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State Police Begin Releasing SPD Shredding Investigation Documents

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston says his advisers had never seen him so angry.

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Houston Defeated: Langfelder, Palazzolo Move On in Springfield Mayoral Race

Springfield City Treasurer Jim Langfelder and Sangamon County Auditor Paul Palazzolo will face each other in April's general election.

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Senor, Haley Move On in Ward 2 Race

The Ward 2 aldermanic field has been narrowed from six to two.

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At 50, Bellucci is oldest ‘Bond’ girl yet

Crowds are gathering to catch a glimpse of 007 and actress Monica Bellucci.

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

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Lexus, Mazda get highest marks in ‘Consumer Reports’ study

Japanese brands took four of the top five places in the annual "report card."

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Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014

An extensive new survey says the share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years.

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Bank robber busted after coffee break

A would-be bank robber nearly got away ... if he hadn't stopped for a Dunkin Donuts coffee break.

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Patti LaBelle, Suzanne Somers among new cast of ‘DWTS’

"Hunger Games" star Willow Shields and football player Michael Sam are also among this season's celebrity dancers.

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Downtown High Rise Fire Kills One, Injures Two

One woman is dead and several others are injured following an early morning high-rise fire in downtown Springfield.

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Women Making Inroads Into Non-Traditional Agriculture Careers

Women are changing the face of Agriculture.

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‘Sesame Street’ parodies ‘House of Cards’

"House of Bricks" is a kid-friendly version of the hit Netflix show.

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Taylor Swift named global recording artist of the year

The annual accolade celebrates the artist with the most physical sales, downloads and streaming figures worldwide.

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Poll: Majority of Americans favor mandatory vaccines

Seventy-eight percent of respondents in the online survey said all children should be vaccinated unless there is a direct health risk to them from vaccination.

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‘Hibernating’ pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace of house

Why would you want to steal five giant, scary spiders?

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Kanye and Rihanna planning joint tour

Longtime pals West and Rihanna, who are both working on new albums for release this year, previously toured together in 2008.

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Doctors: Don’t Leave Out Our Input

Some painkillers are highly addictive

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

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A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

in Music

This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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What color is this dress?

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The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?