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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 5.

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Detroit feels robbed by officials in loss to Dallas

The Lions were left feeling robbed after officials reversed a pass interference call that set the stage for the Cowboys' wildcard win.

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Standup desks coax office workers back on their feet

Advocates of workplace wellness hope 2015 will be the year that standup desks will reconfigure the modern cubicle.

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Free delivery creates holiday boon for consumers

For top retailers, free delivery is now the norm. That is good news for shoppers, but not so much for investors.

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Republicans look to challenge Obama on energy, Cuba

Republicans take full control of the Congress this week.

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At med school, ‘Seinfeld’ about more than nothing

"Seinfeld" may have been a show about nothing, but a psychiatry professor is using it for much more than that.

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Girl’s remarkable survival after fatal plane crash

A seven-year-old walked through dark woods for help after surviving a plane crash that killed her family.

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Gas station FAIL

This person wins an award for persistence, but misses the mark on critical thinking.

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in Entertainment, Sports

Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49

The longtime sportscaster known for catchphases that became part of the lexicon of sports, has died of cancer.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 5

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Music

Grand Ole Opry star ‘Little’ Jimmy Dickens dies

"Little" Jimmy Dickens, the longest-running cast member of country music's most venerable venue, died at 94.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on the headlines that went down in Hollywood history.

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‘Beverly Hillbillies’ star Donna Douglas dies

Veteran actress, and star of the classic TV show "The Beverly Hillbillies," Donna Douglas has died at the age of 81.

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Golf cart driver gets DUI after slow chase

A young man led police on a slow-speed highway chase in a golf cart from the Rose Bowl before being arrested.

Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin attend the 17th Annual Super Saturday Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Benefit, presented by QVC, at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in New York.

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Alec Baldwin rings in 2015 as expectant dad

Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria announce they are pregnant with their second child together.

People watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the stories you may have missed.

Channing Tatum and Mark Schultz depart the screening of Foxcatcher at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 19, 2014.

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‘Foxcatcher’ wrestler rants about Channing Tatum’s portrayal

Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz has taken aim at director Bennett Miller over Channing Tatum's portrayal of himself in the movie Foxcatcher.

Crew members of Indonesian Air Force NAS 332 Super Puma helicopter look out of the windows during a search operation for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 over Kumai Bay, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. More ships arrived Friday with sensitive equipment to hunt for the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 and the more than 145 people still missing since it crashed into the sea five days ago.

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Search teams battle weather in hunt for AirAsia wreck

Bad weather again hindered the search for the AirAsia plane and the black box flight recorders that should reveal why it crashed.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the "Don Jon" premiere on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in New York.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt marries robotics CEO

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will kick of 2015 as a newlywed after secretly marrying girlfriend Tasha McCauley.

National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus, testifies before a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing to examine the fight against cancer, focusing on challenges, progress, and promise, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

in Lifestyle

U.S. cancer deaths fell 22 percent since 1991

More than 1.5 million Americans avoided death from cancer since 1991 thanks to falling smoking rates and better cancer prevention, detection and treatments.

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