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New-look Buffalo Bills seek to end losing ways

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) New general manager. New coach. New quarterback. These are certainly not the same old Buffalo Bills after newly promoted team president Russ Brandon delivered on his New Year's Day vow to transform a team whose relevancy he described as "tarnished." The famili... Full story

Federal jury to consider deputy's firing

A seven-member jury will consider whether a Lee County deputy's firing was right or not. Full story

Queen's granddaughter, Zara Phillips and husband expecting baby

LONDON (Reuters) - The Queen's granddaughter, Zara Phillips and her husband, rugby player, Mike Tindall are expecting their first baby in the New Year, Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Monday. Full story

FBI Director talks Pan Am bombing on Meet the Press, 1989

   On New Year’s Day 1989, FBI Director William Sessions appeared on Meet the Press to update viewers on the recent bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 — but was reluctant to give much detail about the investigation.

Parking meter 'Robin Hoods' provoke New Hampshire city's ire

LITTLETON, New Hampshire (Reuters) - In December James Cleaveland made an unusual New Year's resolution: to do all he could to keep police in the city of Keene, New Hampshire, from issuing parking tickets. Full story

Chronology: Key economic moments in Rousseff's presidency

(Reuters) - Brazil's left-leaning President Dilma Rousseff has had a mixed relationship with the private sector since she took office on New Year's Day in 2011, with an economy that has struggled after a boom last decade. Full story

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Listen up: Work out motivation from Michelle Obama

Why Will Power Isn't the Answer to Curing Bad Habits

5 Simple Daily Habits to Practice This New Year

Why Our Brains Like Short-Term Goals

7 resolutions for a better Earth in 2013

How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolution Tips for Busy People

Sun rings in New Year with eruption

Ancient breweries hint at beer's age-old appeal

Excellent Idea of the Day: Asparagus Hangover Prevention Power

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  Dancing baby steals spotlight from singer

Seventeen-month-old Ethan showed off his “baby bounce” dance moves while his dad, singer-songwriter Coffey Anderson, took the stage during a New Year’s Eve performance. TODAY’s Willie Geist reports.

  Keep your resolutions with ‘skinny’ foods

TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer shares some foods that can help you keep your New Year’s resolutions, including pre-packaged coleslaw, mushroom turkey burgers, spaghetti squash and frozen grapes.

  Market Pro's Top Sectors to Own In 2013

Jeff deGraaf, Chairman of Renaissance Macro Research, reveals what he likes for the New Year.

  Panel debates merits of fiscal cliff agreement

A roundtable of experts discuss the pitfalls and benefits of the last-minute fiscal cliff agreement reached in the Senate on New Year’s Eve.

  Stocks In 2013 Thus Far

All 3 major averages have gains over 2 percent since the New Year began. Will it last? Tim Speiss, Eisenamper LLP; Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds; Jeff Leventhal, Hightower; and Gordon Charlop, CNBC Markets analyst, weigh in.

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