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10 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Judge dismisses lawsuit from couple stranded at sea with sick baby

Eric and Charlotte Kaufman said they would not have lost their boat in April had they not lost satellite phone service they say impeded access to medical adviceA judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a satellite phone company brought by a California couple who were rescued with their sick one-year-old from a disabled sailboat, in which they were attempting to circumnavigate the globe

12 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Young mother with her child robbed at Costa Mesa drive-through ATM

A gunman robbed a young mother who was with her child outside a Costa Mesa bank, according to police.

16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Four detainees released from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan

The Pentagon announced Saturday that four detainees have been sent home to Afghanistan from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay as part of the U.S. government's ongoing release of former terrorism suspects who have been held for years.

16 minutes ago // CNN

world Man wants to kill black rhino, bring carcass to U.S.

It has been almost one year since Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 for a hunting permit issued by the government of Namibia to hunt an endangered black rhinoceros. He hasn't gone on the hunt and it's still not entirely clear if he will ever shoot the animal.

16 minutes ago // Reuters

world French police shoot dead knife-wielding man in police station

PARIS Reuters - French police on Saturday shot dead a man shouting "Allahu Akbar" "God is the greatest" who stabbed and wounded three officers in a police station, authorities said.

19 minutes ago // CNN

world Mom suspected in deaths of 8 children

As Australia grapples with another shocking tragedy -- the deaths of eight children in one home -- the mother of seven of them might be able to explain what happened.

20 minutes ago // CNN

world ISIS pushed off Iraq's Sinjar Mountain

Food, water and other needed aid moved Saturday toward Yazidis stranded on northern Iraq's Sinjar Mountain, which Kurdish Peshmerga forces have wrested from ISIS control after a months-long humanitarian drama.

24 minutes ago // BBC

world Gloucester 16-39 Bath

Bath keep up the pressure on Premiership leaders Northampton by easing to victory in the West Country derby against Gloucester

25 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Aging Tsunami: Montana's Aging Crisis Takes a Village

NBC News spent a year looking at how Montana is grappling with what the state has dubbed an "aging tsunami." This is the first of two parts.

25 minutes ago // Reuters

world North Korea denies hacking Sony, U.S. stands by its assertion

SEOUL/WASHINGTON Reuters - North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States.

26 minutes ago // Newsvine

world North Korea says

Just so we all know what North Korea really is and is not. This is not just a sad story. This is a real life documentary covering events that happened and are happening inside a North Korean gulag called Camp 14. Our hero in this story is a man nam …

26 minutes ago // Newsvine

world North Korea says

Just so we all know what North Korea really is and is not. This is not just a sad story. This is a real life documentary covering events that happened and are happening inside a North Korean gulag called Camp 14. Our hero in this story is a man named Sh …

26 minutes ago // NPR

world Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95

He flew nearly 150 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but after the war Steward returned home where he was denied a mortgage because of his skin color.

28 minutes ago // Reuters

world Egypt's Sisi meets Qatari envoy, signaling possible detente

CAIRO Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met a special envoy of the emir of Qatar on Saturday, the latest step in a Saudi-brokered effort to repair relations, regional news agencies reported.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Jimmy Rollins wants to be a leader in Dodgers clubhouse

Jimmy Rollins might be a newcomer to the Dodgers, but he envisions himself becoming a leader on the team.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Judge dismisses sailing couple's lawsuit: pair was stranded at sea with sick baby

Eric and Charlotte Kaufman said they would not have lost their boat in April had they not lost satellite phone service they say impeded access to medical adviceA judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a satellite phone company brought by a California couple who were rescued with their sick one-year-old from a disabled sailboat, in which they were attempting to circumnavigate the globe

35 minutes ago // New York Times

world News Analysis: The New Allure of Sacred Pilgrimages

For as long as humans have walked, they have walked to get closer to their gods.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Taking few chances, Macao mildly protests Chinese visit

For pro-democracy activists in this former Portuguese colony turned Asias gambling mecca, 2014 the 15th anniversary of the territorys return to Chinese rule has been both the best and worst of times.

41 minutes ago // ABC

world Panama's Noriega in Prison 25 Years Post-Invasion

Former Panamanian dictator Noriega still behind bars 25 years after US invasion

46 minutes ago // ABC

world Kurds Advance Against IS Group in Syria, Iraq

Kurdish fighters advance against IS group in northern Syrian town of Kobani, Sinjar mountains

47 minutes ago // Newsvine

world The week ahead: Shining exception

Tunisia's second round of Presidential elections takes place on Dec. 21. This is really an election about history and the legacy of the revolution of 2011. On the one side,you have a candidate who is a sign of the previous regime under the legendary first president of Tu …

47 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Kurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraq

BEIRUT Kurdish fighters advanced on the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, pushing into the contested, refugee-packed Sinjar mountains and advancing toward the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani after heavy clashes, Kurdish officials and an activist group said.

48 minutes ago // ABC

world Full Episode: GMA 12/20: Last Minute Holiday Shopping Begins

Sony's Decision to Pull 'The Interview' Questioned; Ashanti Comes Face-To-Face With Stalker in Courtroom Battle

49 minutes ago // CBS

world Obama's fast and loose press conference

John Dickerson: The president is headed to Hawaii, but at his year-end press conference on Friday, it felt like he was already on vacation

50 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Revealed: the true story of 'Maya', the CIA analyst who hunted down Osama bin Laden

Real-life model for character in Zero Dark Thirty accused of series of bungles and being an apologist for torture

50 minutes ago // CBS

world Exotic animals becoming new must-have at weddings

Animals becoming popular for couples seeking that "wow" moment at their wedding, despite growing controversy

51 minutes ago // ABC

world Full Episode: 2020 12/19: Stephen Collins Describes 'Inappropriate' Encounter with 10-Year-Old

Baby Clings to Life After Flash-Bang Grenade Lands in His Crib; Woman Caught on Camera Taking Packages from Family's Doorstep; Homeowners Feel Trapped by Neighbor's Hostile Holiday Display

52 minutes ago // CBS

world Using your frequent flyer miles is about to get tougher

When airlines introduced frequent flier programs more than 30 years ago, it was called one of the most ingenious marketing schemes ever. Now, its harder to earn miles, and to use them. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to explain how its going to get even worse.

55 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Judge dismisses sailing couple's lawsuit: pair was stranded at sea with sick baby

Eric and Charlotte Kaufman claimed they would not have lost their boat in April had they not lost satellite service they say impeded access to medical adviceA judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a satellite phone company brought by a California couple who were rescued with their sick one-year-old from a disabled sailboat, in which they were attempting to circumnavigate the globe.

56 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Cuba faces 'long and difficult struggle' to lift US embargo, says Ral Castro - video

Cuban president Ral Castro says his country still faces a long and difficult struggle to life the US embargo against the Caribbean nation, despite the agreement made this week to restore diplomatic ties with the US. Castro also said he would participate in the US-backed Summit of the Americas in Panama in April, potentially setting up a meeting with US president Barack Obama

57 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world North Korea calls for joint investigation with U.S. into cyberattack against Sony

Threatening serious consequences if the United States continues to accuse it of launching a cyberattack against Sony Pictures, North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation into the assault on the entertainment company, according to news reports.

57 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world N. Korea calls for joint investigation into Sony cyberattack

Threatening grave consequences if the United States continues to accuse it of launching a cyberattack against Sony Pictures, North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation into the assault on the entertainment company, according to news reports.

57 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world American Way - how Cuba is releasing the Republicans' inner trolls

Obama's new Cuba policy is likely to cause ructions among Republicans

1 hour ago // CBS

world Pioneering TV director Larry Auerbach dies at 91

An Emmy winner from the Golden Age of television, he directed such long-running soaps as "Love of Life," "One Life to Live" and "All My Children"

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Major Malls Targeted for Police Brutality Protests

Protests over police brutality were planned at America's two biggest malls on what is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the year.