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Obama Reignites Political Debate Over Cuba

By Ken Thomas and Steve Peoples | Dec 18
The surprising move by Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference between Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans eyeing the White House.

How Kim Jong Un Became the Target of 'The Interview'

By Jake Coyle | Dec 18
After a devastating hacking attack on Sony Pictures and threats of terrorist attacks when "The Interview" was set to open in theaters on Christmas Day, Sony canceled the release of Rogen's film on Wednesday.

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2014

By Bernard McGhee | Dec 18
Here is a roll call of some of the people who died in 2014.

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

Elton John and Husband to Tie the Knot Once More

Dec 17
Same-sex couples have been allowed to marry in Britain since March. Previously, gay couples could form civil partnerships, which carried the same legal status as marriage but without the title.

Cuba Releases US Prisoner Alan Gross

By Julie Pace and Matthew Lee | Dec 17
American Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, as part of an agreement that also includes the release of three Cubans jailed in the United States, senior U.S. officials said Wednesday.

Aussie Leader: Siege Gunman Dropped Off Watch List

By Kristen Gelineau | Dec 17
A gunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agency's watch list - but was dropped off it years ago for reasons that remain unclear, Australia's prime minister said Wednesday.

Egypt Refers to Trial 26 Suspected Homosexual Men

By Sarah El Deeb | Dec 17
An Egyptian official says prosecutors have referred 26 men arrested in a raid on a bath house to trial on charges connected to their suspected homosexuality.

British Teacher Comes Out, Gets Letter of Support From Student

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
After a British teacher came out as gay to his primary school students, he received a heartwarming letter of support from a nine-year-old child in his class, letting him know that it wouldn't change the way she felt about him.

Merriam-Webster Names 'Culture' Word of the Year

By Leanne Italie | Dec 16
A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture.

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