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Unusually large Republican 2016 field sparks ‘staff primary’

With more than a dozen Republicans thinking about running for president in 2016, it's a good time to be an experienced campaign hand.

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NBC’s Brian Williams taking himself off the air

The network is investigating misstatements related to his experience reporting on the Iraq war in 2003.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Islamic State says female U.S. hostage killed in Syria

ISIS claims a woman it was holding was killed when Jordanian fighter jets hit a building where she was being held.

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Other things #BrianWilliamsMisremembers

"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has misremembered his time covering the Iraq War in 2003 and the Internet won't let him forget it.

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Lawmakers want tougher vaccine exemptions amid measles outbreak

Several states could make it harder for parents to legally opt out of vaccinating their children.

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U.S. probes massive data breach at Anthem insurance

A massive cyberattack on the No. 2 health insurer is being examined for possible ties to China.

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Obama finds bipartisan support for ‘big data’ privacy plan

The bill would protect data collected from students through educational apps.

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Boehner expects call for military authorization against ISIS soon

The U.S. is leading an international coalition against Islamic State, and has launched an air campaigns in Iraq and Syria.

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Pope Francis to speak to Congress, making history

He will address Congress on Sept. 24, marking the first time a pope has delivered such a speech.

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Obamacare demand ramping up

Consumers could have been enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act since Nov. 15.

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Top doc says medical marijuana can be helpful

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said preliminary data shows marijuana can be helpful in certain conditions.

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FCC reveals latest net neutrality proposal

The proposal would treat Internet service providers more like public utilities.

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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

By Faith Hung and Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane…

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Man’s marathon commute draws national attention

Thousands of strangers have donated money to a factory worker who walks more than 20 miles during his daily commute.

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Brian Williams apologizes for Iraq story after soldiers protest

Brian Williams apologized for "making a mistake" when he said he was on a helicopter forced down by rocket fire.

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Senate Republican offers compromise to let ‘Dreamers’ stay

The fight raging in Congress over immigration policy has delayed passage of a Department of Homeland Security funding bill.

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Dramatic video shows plane cartwheeling into river

WATCH: Miraculously, 15 people survived after the plane clipped an overpass and crashed upside down in shallow water.

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House votes to repeal Obamacare

Defying a White House veto threat, lawmakers voted to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.

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Security showdown looms as Dems back Obama on immigration

Congress faces a Feb. 27 deadline to renew funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 27

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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No. 3 Gonzaga sluggish but gets past SanSiego

Gonzaga guard Kyle Dranginis (3) celebrates with forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) and guard Eric McClellan during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Francisco in San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Gonzaga won 81-70.

Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego

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Wildlife agencies plan to restore grizzlies in Washington

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Conservationists want to bring back endangered species

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Judge orders Postal Service to pay damages to whistleblower

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Gov't lawyer hopes case will be warning to employers

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Washington health exchange needed 4 days to fix overbilling

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13k customers had double or triple payments taken