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  • Cubans cheer historic renewal of US relations

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    HAVANA (AP) — Bells tolled in celebration and teachers halted lessons midday as President Raul Castro told his country Wednesday that Cuba was restoring relations with the United States after more than a half-century of hostility. Wearing his military uniform with its five-star...

  • 14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if...

  • AP Interview: McConnell wants to stop coal rules

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House "crusade" has devastated his state's economy. The Environmental Protection Agency "has created...

  • Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a first

    Associated Press
    Updated: 23 min ago

    DENVER — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects. The grants awarded by the Colorado Board of Health will go to studies...

  • Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

    Associated Press
    Updated: 24 min ago

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century...

  • AP Exclusive: Sydney hostage planned daring escape

    Updated: 46 min ago

    SYDNEY (AP) — The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O'Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead. And so he made a decision, one he knew came with a cost: he was going to try to escape....

  • NFL playoff picture: What the Broncos need to do to clinch a playoff bye

    The Gazette
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    What do the Denver Broncos need to do to secure a playoff bye or capture home-field advantage? We break it down.  BRONCOS (11-3): Remaining opponents: at Cincinnati Bengals (9-4-1), Dec. 22 and home to the Oakland Raiders (2-12), Dec. 28. The Broncos can clinch a first-round...

  • Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on his midterm and hoped to become a pilot. A 13-year-old wanted to become a doctor. Another kid just loved playing video games with his cousins....

  • Russians flock to stores to pre-empt price rises

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by the staggering fall in the value of the ruble in recent days. As the Russian authorities announced a series of measures to ease the...

  • Norman Bridwell, 'Clifford, the Big Red Dog' creator, dead at 86

    Associated Press
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Norman Bridwell, a soft-spoken illustrator whose impromptu story about a girl and her puppy marked the unlikely birth of the supersized franchise Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died at 86. Bridwell, who lived for decades in a house with a bright red door on Martha's Vineyard off Cape...

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