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First Woman Set to Be Executed in U.S. in Three Years

Kimberly McCarthy, who was convicted and sentenced to death for the robbery and murder of Dorothy Booth in 1997, will be executed by the state of Texas Tuesday night. She will be the first woman since 2010 to be put to death in the United States.

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What City Are More Americans Moving to Than Any Other?

If you’re looking to put get out of town and put roots down in a new place, there’s one town down South you may want to consider.

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5 Industries That Will Definitely Be Hiring in 2013

If you’ve made it your goal to get a new job in 2013, your best bet is to see if the skills you have can be utilized in the industries that are predicted to hire the most this year. Keep in mind that even if your education or previous job wasn’t in a particular field, that doesn’t mean there aren’t jobs related to that field to which you could apply your experience and skill set. A growing industry needs all kinds of support.

Here are five industries that will be experiencing considerable growth in 2013:

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Youth Soccer League to Fight Flu By Outlawing High-Fives

Everyone knows you can’t use your hands in soccer, but that’s causing quite a stir in New York City.

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California Man Pays Huge $14,000 Tax Bill with Coins

Larry Gasper didn't have two pennies to rub together.

No, he had a few thousand.

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‘Rudy’ Is The Reason Why We All Fell For The Manti Te’o Girlfriend Hoax Story

Fans of Notre Dame, and sports fans in general were shocked to learn on Wednesday that the allegedly dead girlfriend of Manti Te'o was in fact a total lie. So why did American sports fans latch onto this story like a baby to a mother's breast?

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Why Don’t We Have Faster-Than-Light Travel Yet?

Traveling faster than the speed of light is a popular concept in the world of most science fiction, but still very much fiction. So why is it that with all of the technological advancements that actual science has made over the last century is faster-than-light travel nowhere within our reach?

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2013 Critics Choice Awards Winners: ‘Argo’ Takes Home Best Picture and Best Director

The 2013 Critics Choice Awards winners were announced Thursday night, just off the heels of the 2013 Oscar nominations, which were revealed earlier that morning. Ben Affleck's 'Argo' certainly had much to celebrate (and not just because it's a fav of Roger Ebert's) -- aside from being nominated in the Academy Awards' categories for Best Picture and Best Director, 'Argo' also took home the titles for both those categories in the Critics Choice Awards.

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Subway ‘Sandwich Artist’ Fired Over Ketchup Dispute Gone Awry

Maybe Subway is stepping up their game a tad. They've made it abundantly clear that they now have avocados and sriracha sauce, and they will NOT be putting ketchup on anybody's sandwich. At all. They don't even have ketchup, and one employee was willing to fight to prove it. They don't call them sandwich artists for nothing.

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Ex-Rep. Barney Frank Seeks Interim Senate Seat

Just-retired Rep. Barney Frank says he'd like to serve as a temporary successor to Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the secretary of state nominee.

Frank tells MSNBC's ``Morning Joe'' that he's asked Gov

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