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Meet The Original Voice of Siri [VIDEO]

When Siri was introduced to the masses in 2011, her voice quickly became one of the most listened to everywhere.  The question is, who is she?

CNN.com has found the voice of Siri, it's Atlanta native Susan Bennett who has don

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Congress Still Divided As Government Shutdown Enters Third Day
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How Government Shutdown is Affecting Us Locally in the Northland [VIDEO]

Government shutdowns are confusing, and we haven't dealt with one in nearly 20 years.   Locally, a lot of people have been asking questions about what services are still provided by the government.

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Best-Selling Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66

Tom Clancy, the writer of numerous popular military thrillers, died on Wednesday morning at age 66.

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Watch TV Station Make Absurd Blunder Naming the Pilots of Asiana Airlines Crash

A TV station in Oakland, California was left red-faced after making a major mistake in its coverage of last week's Asiana Airlines crash.

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California Town’s Fourth of July Fireworks Accident Leaves 28 Injured [VIDEOS]

A Fourth of July fireworks celebration has left more than two dozen people injured in Simi Valley, California.

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Extra! Extra! Americans Are Ignorant About the News

Our top story: we don’t know anything about our top story.

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Shania Twain Reacts to Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision

On Tuesday (June 26), the Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, clearing the way for married gay couples to receive tax, health and pension benefits. Shania Twain was among the first of a few country stars to celebrate the decision.

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5 Careers That Are Quickly Dying Out

Getting a solid apprenticeship or a college education is almost always a good idea for anyone traveling down the career path. The problem arises when you have to decide between several different options. While anyone with a strong skill set (blue- or white-collar) should be fairly employable, it’s just a basic fact that some vocations are more in demand these days than others. It often depends on where, and especially when, you live.

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Tornado Outbreak Slams Through Oklahoma
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Death Toll in Oklahoma Lowered to 24; Search for Survivors Continues

Officials in Oklahoma have lowered the number of deaths suffered to 24 in the massive tornado that swept through the town of Moore Monday night. Originally, the figure had been as high as 51, probably a result of double-counting.

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Massive Tornado Destroys Area Near Oklahoma City; At Least 24 Killed [UPDATED]

An enormous tornado with a debris cloud two miles wide tore through the metropolitan area just south of Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon.

UPDATE 9:28 p.m. EST: At least 51 people were killed in the storm, including seven children from Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, according to KFOR in Oklahoma City. The news station reported that 75 student and staff were inside the school when the storm struck. Officials said Monday night that the search of the rubble remaining of the school had turned to a recovery mission.

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New $100 Bills Coming in October

Get ready to throw away all those ratty old Benjamins that are just laying around your house—the newly designed $100 bill will be going into circulation in October.

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Police Celebrate Capture of Marathon Bombing Suspect
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Boston Marathon Bombers: One Suspect Captured; One Dead [UPDATED]

The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing has been captured. Dzokhar Tsarnaev was taken into police custody Friday night -- five days after the bombing that left three dead and left more than 100 injured, police said. The 19-year-old was apprehended after a manhunt that began Thursday night with the fatal shooting of an MIT officer and extended into the evening hours on Friday.

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