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Some Theaters To Show 'The Interview' On Christmas Day

Sony had pulled the controversial comedy that centers on a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after ominous threats were made, allegedly by a group that hacked the studio's emails.
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Being Thin Doesn't Spare Asian-Americans From Diabetes Risk

Guidelines just out from the American Diabetes Association say Asian-Americans with a typically healthy body mass index can still be running a substantial risk for developing diabetes.
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Keurig Recalls 7 Million Coffee Machines Following Reports Of Burns

The company received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer; there were 90 reports of injuries from burns. Customers should contact the company for a free repair kit.
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U.S. Economy Grew At A 5 Percent Rate; Dow Surpasses 18,000

Posting the strongest results in more than a decade, the U.S. economy blew past the consensus estimate of 4.3 percent growth put forth by economists surveyed by Bloomberg News.
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Videos Of Ray Rice, Eric Garner Among Biggest Media Moments Of 2014

Some of the most interesting things on TV in 2014 weren't actually made for TV. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans lists the moments in television, viral video and social media that changed us all this year.
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Christmas Tree And Menorah Conrolled By Tweets

Twitter users around the world can turn on and off lights at a holiday display in New Jersey. Tweet #brilliant#twinkle to @Oxmas—Tree to light the display and tweet #figgyypudding to turn them off.
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As Head Of Armed Services Committee, McCain Gets A Bigger Bullhorn

When Congress returns to work in January, Sen. John McCain of Arizona is set to lead the committee, which deals with everything from the Pentagon budget to the U.S. war against the Islamic state.
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Is Sony Hack Really 'The Worst' In U.S. History, As CEO Claims?

Sony Pictures is still reeling from the damage caused by the cyberattack. The company's reputation and Americans' free speech were put on the line. But experts dispute how to measure the damage.
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Murder Of 2 NYPD Officers Widens Rift Between Mayor, Police Union

David Greene talks to James Dwyer, a columnist for The New New Times, about what's behind the rift between New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the leadership of the police union.
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Mayors Wrestle With How To Support Police And Grieving Residents

The deaths of 2 New York City police officers increases pressure on the mayor and his comments about police abuses. How do mayors back police, and also make a community feel confident in them?

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