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(Undated) -- The African-American spiritual holiday known as Kwanzaa begins today. From December 26th to January 1st, millions of people worldwide will observe the Pan-African tradition created by California University professor Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. The word Kwanzaa is...
(New York, NY) -- Seven men are facing charges after reportedly threatening New York police. That makes six people detained for threats against the NYPD following the execution-style killings on Saturday of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. One of the latest arrests came...
(Tokyo) -- Japan, the U.S. and South Korea are finalizing an information sharing deal on North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. This is especially important to a nation like Japan, which lies well within the range of the North's mid-range missiles. The three countries would...
(Undated) -- Sony's limited release of "The Interview" is a success, earning almost one-million-dollars on opening day. "Variety" is calling the film's box office total "impressive" considering it launched in only about 300 independent theaters across the country. It's unclear...
(Brooklyn, NY) -- Thousands of people are expected at today's wake for murdered New York City Police Officer Rafael Ramos. His family paid a Christmas night visit to a Brooklyn street memorial placing blue roses on the spot where Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu were shot to death...
(Undated) -- A major Iraqi city's latest ISIS-appointed overseer is dead. Iraqi police say coalition airstrikes that hit near Mosul on Christmas killed a militant leader who was appointed governor just over three weeks ago. He was put in after his predecessor was killed in a U.S...
(Kaneohe Bay, HI) -- President Obama believes America's military is giving Afghanistan the opportunity to rebuild. Obama thanked the troops when he and First Lady Michelle Obama visited them at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay on Christmas Day. Obama praised what he...
(Houston, TX) -- Former President George H.W. Bush is waking up in a Houston hospital again this morning. The 90-year-old Bush has been at Methodist Hospital as a precaution since Tuesday after he experienced shortness of breath. A family spokesman said the 41st President is "...
(Washington, DC) -- Michigan's gay marriage ban could be taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court on January 9th, according to the court docket. Alisa Zee has more. Play Clip