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Cuba protests planned in Miami, but turnout unclear

Cuban-American groups opposed to President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the Castro government plan to protest Saturday in Miami.

December 20, 2014

Judge dismisses suit by family saved at sea

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a satellite phone company by a California couple rescued with their sick 1-year-old from a disabled sailboat that was attempting to circle the world.

December 20, 2014

Soviet threat to Santa? No way, said JFK in 1961

Nothing has stopped Santa Claus from making his rounds — apparently not even the threat of global thermonuclear conflict.

December 20, 2014

Immigrants build document trails to remain in US

The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month.

December 20, 2014

More crime lows in NYC despite rising complaints

Low-level arrests remained steady and crime continues to fall even while the NYPD is grappling with its image.

December 20, 2014

Obama touches down in Hawaii for annual vacation

President Barack Obama is kicking off his annual winter vacation in his birthplace of Hawaii.

December 20, 2014

US stocks edge higher after a big two-day rally

U.S. stocks are edging higher as the market comes off a massive two-day rally.

December 19, 2014

EPA sets first national standard for coal waste

The Obama administration has set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity. The regulation treats it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material.

December 19, 2014

Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and Midwest

Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the South and Midwest.

December 19, 2014

Obama: Mistake to cancel movie release

As President Barack Obama sees it, a foreign dictator shouldn't be allowed to start censoring what Americans see and hear.

December 19, 2014

Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid pre-packaged caramel apples. It's because the apples have been linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in ten states.

December 19, 2014

Driver who's charged in deaths of four is well regarded by neighbors

Friends and neighbors describe Margo Bronstein as a kind and friendly woman. A manager at the senior housing community where she lives tells the Los Angeles Times that she "doesn't want to be in anyone's way."

December 19, 2014

Cuban cigar boom? A look at what new rules mean

Americans travelers can soon legally bring back one of Cuba's most celebrated products, but some limitations remain. Here's a look at some facts and figures surrounding the loosened restrictions on cigars:

December 19, 2014

Hackers gloat over 'The Interview' cancellation in new email

Hackers have sent a new email to Sony Pictures Entertainment, praising the studio as "very wise" to cancel the release of "The Interview" and saying Sony's data is safe "as long as you make no more trouble."

December 19, 2014

Putin: Russia military modernization plan to go on

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will continue its ambitious military modernization program with a particular emphasis on nuclear strategic forces.

December 19, 2014

Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

Officials say an Alaska backcountry skier was buried by an avalanche, but he was able to dig his head and arms out of the snow.

December 19, 2014

Colorado vows to defend pot law against states' challenge

Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states.

December 19, 2014

FBI conclusively links North Korea to Sony hack

The Obama administration says it's determined the North Korean government was behind a devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.

December 19, 2014

James Holmes' parents plead against death penalty

The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.

December 19, 2014

Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting

Police say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man in northern Wyoming.

December 19, 2014

Minnesota links caramel apples, 2 listeria deaths

Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with the bacterium listeria.

December 19, 2014

Prices at the pump keep falling

The average price for a gallon of gas has fallen below the $2.50 mark for the first time in about five years. Oil analyst Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy.com says the price of gas has dropped 41 cents over the last month with the average now at $2.46 a gallon.

December 19, 2014

2 dead in explosion, fire at Oklahoma oil rig

Oklahoma officials say two people have died of injuries suffered during an explosion and fire at an oil rig in the southeastern corner of the state.

December 19, 2014

Weird weather lingers in Alaska's largest city

A week before Christmas, Alaska's largest city should look like a postcard wonderland. It should be the last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow.

December 19, 2014

Gold tooth dropped in Missouri donation kettle

A Salvation Army spokesman says someone has dropped a gold tooth into a holiday collection kettle.

December 19, 2014

Another crash victim dies

Authorities say a 6-year-old boy whose mother was killed when a motorist slammed into a crowd outside a California church has also died from his injuries.

December 19, 2014

Deputies: Woman, 72, slapped over Facebook snub

A 27-year-old woman is accused of slapping a 72-year-old woman who denied her friend request on Facebook.

December 19, 2014

Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas.

December 19, 2014

8 children found dead in Australia home

Police in Australia aren't saying how eight children, ages 18 months to 15 years, died. Their bodies were found in a home Friday in the Cairns suburb of Manoora.

December 19, 2014

Action being considered against NKorea

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee says he has no doubt that North Korea was involved in the hacking attack against Sony Pictures and the threat against movie theaters.

December 19, 2014
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