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How accurate are Groundhog Day predictions?

last weekNews : The Newsroom

It depends which furry animal is doing the forecasting.

At least two Democratic Iowa caucuses were determined by a coin flip

last weekNews : The Newsroom

How close were the Democratic Iowa caucuses? At at least two precincts, coin flips were apparently needed to decide which candidate — Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders — got the available delegates.

Live from Iowa: Caucus coverage

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Join the Yahoo Politics team for updates on the first votes of the 2016 election.

Vapers, cosplayers and girl gangs: Talking politics with Iowa Facebook groups

last weekNews : The Newsroom

We asked a few Iowa Facebook groups to describe the political candidates through the lens of their hobbies.

Poisoned water forces some Flint residents to flee home

last weekNews : The Newsroom

The vacant lots and crumbling houses that line a vast majority of the city’s streets are evidence of Flint’s descent from the home of General Motors — a bustling company town with a population of close to 200,000 — into the country’s murder capital, with a population down by roughly half from its peak in 1960, and a poverty rate of more than 41 percent.

U.S. documents detail 2015 Amtrak train crash but offer no cause

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Federal investigators on Monday released thousands of pages about the fatal derailment of an Amtrak passenger train last year in Philadelphia, but the central mystery of what caused the crash remained unexplained. The documents, posted...Show More Summary

Attorney: Corrections officer fired during deadly brawl

last weekNews : The Newsroom

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Department of Corrections officer fired his gun during a weekend brawl at Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured, an attorney said Sunday.

Vapers, cosplayers and girl gangs: Talking politics with Iowa Facebook groups

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Not all Iowans spend their days atop a tractor. They include arty feminists, dedicated cosplay nerds, obsessive vapers and many other interesting individuals.

Retired general, ex-CIA chief David Petraeus to receive no further punishment

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has decided not to impose further punishment on David Petraeus, a former U.S. military commander and CIA director who admitted sharing classified information with his mistress, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Show More Summary

Trump refuses to debate; calls Fox's Kelly 'a lightweight'

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday bowed out of the final Republican presidential debate before the leadoff Iowa caucuses, saying Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly is "a lightweight."

Clinton, Sanders at odds over newly proposed NH debate

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — The Democratic presidential candidates are at odds over whether to participate in a newly proposed debate to be held just days before New Hampshire's Feb. 9 primary. The event is not sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee.

Live updates: No sign of active shooter at Naval Medical Center San Diego

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The Naval Medical Center San Diego issued a warning on its Facebook page saying it had received reports of an active shooter in one of its buildings.

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