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  • Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

    NEW YORK – Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorists attacks and the largest multiplex cha ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Effort to draft Elizabeth Warren into '16 race lands in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Liberal activists eager to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a run for president are bringing their effort to Iowa, the pivotal earl ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Cuba releasing spy for U.S. in move to restore ties

    WASHINGTON – Cuba has freed a Cuban man who was imprisoned for nearly 20 years for spying for the United States, American officials said Wednesday as ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • AP sources: U.S., Cuba seek to normalize relations

    WASHINGTON – The United States and Cuba will start talks on normalizing full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy t ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Russians flock to stores to pre-empt price rises

    MOSCOW – Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by t ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Horror in response to siege in Sydney turns to anger

    SYDNEY – Horror over a deadly siege morphed into anger Tuesday as leaders of a grieving nation demanded to know how a man with a violent criminal hist ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school Tuesday and killed 14 ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Captain America leads diversity

    WASHINGTON – For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they truly reflect all the hues of American society. The new Captain America is blac ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Bush looms over 2016 GOP field

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party’s next campaign for the White House on Tuesday, all but d ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Sony hackers reference 9/11 in new threats against theaters

    LOS ANGELES – Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures' film "The Inter ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Senate may confirm up to 88 federal judges in 2014

    WASHINGTON – No longer impeded by Republican blocking tactics, Democrats are on track to win confirmation of up to 88 of President Barack Obama's top ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Police altering tactics after killings, protests

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit against the maker and sellers of the Bushmaster AR ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Sony threatens to sue for publishing stolen emails

    WASHINGTON – A lawyer representing Sony Pictures Entertainment is warning news organizations not to publish details of company files leaked by hackers ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Stronger start for Obamacare this year

    WASHINGTON – Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law is off to a stronger start this year, even as Americans remain skeptical that ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:52 pm
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