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Chicago Train Derailment Is Frightening As It Gets [Video]

Here's a train ride no one will soon forget.

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NCAA Tournament Recap — Michigan and Michigan State Advance to Sweet 16

After four exciting days of college basketball, the 68-team field of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship has been reduced to the Sweet 16.

Still alive are both Michigan and Michigan State.

Here are six things we learned from the tournament's first weekend:

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Fred Phelps – Founder Of Westboro Baptist Church – Dies

The Reverend Fred Phelps Sr., who founded Westboro Baptist church, which is known for its protests at military funerals and anti-gay sentiments, has died according to his son Tim Phelps and Kansas First News.

Phelps, 84, was being cared for in a Kansas hospital, Westboro Baptist Church spokesman Steve Drain said Sunday.

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2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

The 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament field of 68 has been set. Here's a preview of what to expect in each region:

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Need For Speed’ Sputters

If the goal for 'Need For Speed' was to replicate the success of the 'Fast and Furious' films, then the film's opening weekend is not promising.

Opening in third place, the video-game adaptation was overtaken by two of last week's releases, making this potential franchise dead on arrival (or D.O.A.).

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The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
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Sochi Winter Games: How Grand Rapids’ U.S. Paralympian Omar Bermejo Did

Omar Bermejo achieved and competed with the world's best Winter Paralympians over the past two weeks in Russia.

The 32-year-old former Marine, who had an amputation of part of a severed arm suffered in a June 2009 motorcycle accident, is from Grand Rapids resident, He took part with Team USA in two nordic skiing disciplines at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Michigan and Michigan State play at 3:30 p.m. today at Bankers Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for the Big Ten Conference Tournament title to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The game is on CBS. (Photo: Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Michigan and Michigan State play at 3:30 p.m. today at Bankers Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for the Big Ten Conference Tournament title to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. The game is on CBS. (Photo: Leon Halip/Getty Images)
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Today is Selection Sunday for NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament

Today is Selection Sunday for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

Something you should know: Michigan, Michigan State and Western Michigan are all going to be in the 68-team field.

CBS Sports airs the pairings for the NCAA Tournament at 6 p.m. EST today with its "Selection Sunday" special.

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5 Ways to Lower Your Taxes You Might Not Know About

The next six weeks are known as Tax Season, and we've come up with a few ways to lower your bill that you might not know about.

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Do You Remember the Man With the ‘Golden Voice,’ Ted Williams?

He's still around! If you remember back to winter 2011, when then-homeless Ted Williams was discovered on the side of the highway by a Columbus Post-Dispatch reporter.

Williams would, on demand, do a radio break for money.

When the video went viral, a new star was born.

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CBS Renews ‘NCIS,’ ‘Elementary’ and ‘Two and a Half Men’ for 2014-15

Year after year, this becomes almost painfully unsurprising. Following an impressive three-season renewal for CBS comedy juggernaut 'The Big Bang Theory,' the network granted an additional 18 renewals to its drama and comedy lineup for 2014-15, including (but not limited to) 'Two and a Half Men,' '2 Broke Girls,' 'Elementary,' 'NCIS' and 'The Good Wife.' So, who's missing?

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Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Postal Service)
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U.S. Postal Services Unveils Jimi Hendrix Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service was at center stage today at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, with the dedication and release of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp.

Recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and the blues.

The Hendrix stamp goes on sale today at post offices nationwide; online from the U.S. Postal Service or eBay; or by calling (800) 782-6724.

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Oleksiy Mark ThinkStock via TSM Media center
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Happy Birthday Internet!

I saw a story this morning that the Internet is turning 25 today!

The REAL guy who came up with the idea (sorry, Al Gore) wrote the paper on March 12, 1989, about "a proposal to make information sharing possible over computers, using nodes and links to create a web that would eventually stretch worldwide and become the modern internet."

His name? Sir Timothy Berners-Lee.

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