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Muhammad Ali in hospital with pneumonia

Muhammad Ali in hospital with pneumonia

  Famed boxer Muhammad Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital Saturday with pneumonia, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said.  Ali's treatment prognosis is good, he said.

Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Under pressure from federal regulators, Chrysler will expand a recall of cars and trucks equipped with Takata airbags.
'Colbert Report' says goodbye with record ratings

'Colbert Report' says goodbye with record ratings

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Colbert Nation tuned in big time to say goodbye to "The Colbert Report."
Twist and shout: NASA prints 3-D wrench in space

Twist and shout: NASA prints 3-D wrench in space

 (CNN) -- Bringing supplies to astronauts on the International Space Station can be a little screwy, leaving astronauts waiting for the next costly and risky resupply mission.
GOP politicians blame NYC mayor for cop shooting

GOP politicians blame NYC mayor for cop shooting

Several police officials and politicians are pointing fingers at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after two New York City police officers were murdered on Saturday, following weeks of protests against police treatment of minorities in New Yor
Obama's year-end message: North Korea, Cuba and Congress

Obama's year-end message: North Korea, Cuba and Congress

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- UPDATE -- 2:37 p.m.
Rubio and Paul spar over Cuba

Rubio and Paul spar over Cuba

 (CNN) -- Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Rand Paul traded barbs on Friday over their divergent opinions on the Obama administration's move to normalize relations with Cuba.
Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'

Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama on Friday said that Sony Pictures made a mistake in canceling the release of a movie after a cyberattack from North Korean-backed hackers.
Sources: 2 NYPD police officers fatally shot; shooter dead

Sources: 2 NYPD police officers fatally shot; shooter dead

Two New York City police officers were shot and killed ambush-style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn, according to two law enforcement sources.
Winter solstice begins December 21

Winter solstice begins December 21

Sunday marks the “astronomical” official beginning of winter across the globe. For East Texas, winter will begin at 5:03 Central Standard Time. For meteorologists, winter began on December 1st.
Inside the push to draft Ben Carson for president

Inside the push to draft Ben Carson for president

John Philip Sousa IV has a mission: Convince a retired neurosurgeon with no political experience to run for President -- and then help him win.
N. Korea pitches collaboration with U.S. on Sony cyberattack

N. Korea pitches collaboration with U.S. on Sony cyberattack

North Korea slammed U.S. claims that the regime is responsible for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures -- and then proposed the two countries work together.
Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

 (CNN) -- A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.
Foxcatcher': The crazy du Pont next door

Foxcatcher': The crazy du Pont next door

 (CNN) -- He was the local loon. We didn't call him that, of course. He had buckets of money, and he was our neighbor, so we were polite. He was simply "odd."
A Star Wars-themed light show and other people who take Christmas to a new level

A Star Wars-themed light show and other people who take Christmas to a new level

 (CNN) -- A California music teacher's insanely elaborate "Star Wars" themed Christmas lights show is dazzling the Internet with its light sabers and some 100,000 lights choreographed to songs from the movies.