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It's not the 2015 of 'Back to the Future II'

There are only nine months left to get that flying car designed and in production.

Chick-fil-A investigating possible payment card breach

Chick-fil-A is working with law enforcement to look into potential unusual activity involving card payments at a few of its locations, the fast-food chain said.

Welcome to 2015, where it's all about 2016

Votes won't be cast until 2016, but the next White House occupant will have an extremely busy 2015.

Blind attorney becomes Michigan Supreme Court Justice

Tomorrow, Attorney Richard Bernstein begins a new chapter in his life. He is blind and was nearly killed a few years ago when he was hit while out running.

NYC will memorialize slain officers with street names

The two New York police officers shot to death earlier this month in Brooklyn are set to be immortalized in the streets of the city that they swore to protect.

Edward Herrmann, 'Gilmore Girls' father, dead at 71

Edward Herrmann, the versatile, honey-voiced actor whose roles included patricians and politicians such as "Gilmore Girls" father Richard Gilmore, "The Practice" law professor Anderson Pearson and President Franklin D.

Over a million expected to celebrate 2015 in NYC’s Times Square

Bundled up and ready to celebrate, more than a million people are prepared to ring in the New Year in iconic Times Square.

The best apps of 2014

NBC's tech guru PC Mike Wendland rounds up his favorite apps of 2014.

Sony's 'The Interview' expands to 55 million pay TV homes

A film that was almost seen by no one will soon be available in more than 55 million pay TV households.

Play-Doh will exchange phallic-shaped toy from playset

You have to wonder how this one made it past so many people over at Hasbro. The company is offering to replace the extruder tool in its Play-Doh Cake Mountain playset after several complaints that the toy resembles a penis.

How low will gas prices fall in 2015?

Look out below! The plunge in oil prices may not be over just yet.

2014: The year in review

NBC News takes a look back at the stories that defined 2014.

Salt warehouse collapses onto Chicago car dealership

A wall collapsed at the Morton Salt warehouse in Chicago this afternoon, sending dunes of salt onto cars at the nearby Acura dealership. The sign says 'When It Rains, It Pours'and pour it did

2-year-old fatally shoots mom in Idaho Walmart

A 29-year-old mother was fatally shot Tuesday in an Idaho Walmart when her 2-year-old son in the shopping cart grabbed a gun that was in her purse and shot her in an apparent accident, authorities said.

How millions of homeowners could save big

Millions of homeowners could save big money -- and possibly their homes -- by refinancing to today's historically low rates. But most don't even apply.