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Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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Rescuers Continue Searching Rubble from Harlem Blast

Using sound devices to probe for voices and telescopic cameras to peer into small spaces, workers searching a pile of rubble from a gas explosion in New York City continued to treat it as a rescue operation, holding onto the possibility of finding survivors from a blast that brought down two apartment buildings and killed at least eight people.

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(Konstantin Gushcha, ThinkStock)
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We’re Paying More To Stay Warm This Winter [AUDIO]

To no one's surprise, we are all paying more to stay warm this winter, according to a recent report.

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Pet Spending Reaches $55.7B High [AUDIO]

We are treating our pets more like humans these days. In fact, Americans spent an all-time high of $55.7 billion on our furry friends in 2013, and spending is expected to reach nearly $60 billion this year.

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Workers search through debris in the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem
Workers search through debris in the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem (Marcus Santos-Pool/Getty Images)
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Searchers Scour Rubble After Harlem Explosion Kills 8

Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear searched the rubble Thursday for victims of a gas explosion that killed at least seven people, while investigators tried to pinpoint the leak and determine whether it had anything to do with New York's aging gas and water mains, some dating to the 19th centu

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Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas
Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas (Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)
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Police: Driver Kills 2 at South by Southwest Fest

A suspected drunken driver fleeing police crashed through barricades at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, slamming into a crowd outside a nightclub and killing a man and woman on a moped early Thursday, police said.

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Smoke rises from a five-alarm fire and building collapse in Harlem (Justin Heiman/Getty Images)
Smoke rises from a five-alarm fire and building collapse in Harlem (Justin Heiman/Getty Images)
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2 Apartment Buildings Explode, Collapse in Harlem Killing 3


A thunderous explosion apparently caused by a gas leak flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring more than 64 and leaving more than a dozen others missing.

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President Barack Obama returns to the White House after a day trip to New York
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Official: Obama to Push for More Overtime Pay

A White House official says President Barack Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers.

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A boy waits for his family members arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
A boy waits for his family members arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (Rahman Roslan/Getty Images)
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India Says It’s Been Asked to Help Find Jet

Malaysia has asked for India's assistance in searching for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner to widen the search to an area near the Andaman Sea, an Indian official said Wednesday.

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Are You A Distracted Parent? Put That Phone Down! [AUDIO]

Ignoring your child's needs when you get busy texting or paying attention to your smartphone can be detrimental to him or her in the long run, a study shows.

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High Schoolers Grabbing Internships [AUDIO]

Looking to get a leg up on those already in college, and given the disappointing job market that could be waiting for them on the other side, more and more high schoolers are taking on volunteer work or internships.

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