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Yellen: Cheap oil is good for America

Yellen: Cheap oil is good for America

The dramatic plunge in oil prices might be spooking some investors, but Janet Yellen isn't worried at all. The Federal Reserve chief believes oil tumbling below $55 a barrel is like a tax cut for American consumers.
Gross release: How it happened

Gross release: How it happened

Alan Gross was in a Cuban prison Tuesday morning when his attorney, Scott Gilbert, phoned to say Gross would soon be released. There was a long pause.
Gross release: How it happened

Gross release: How it happened

Alan Gross was in a Cuban prison Tuesday morning when his attorney, Scott Gilbert, phoned to say Gross would soon be released. There was a long pause.
The wait for Cuban beaches and cigars continues

The wait for Cuban beaches and cigars continues

The end of the 50-year freeze in diplomatic relations with Cuba will mean many more U.S. travelers could be on their way to the neighbor island, only 90 miles from Key West, Florida.
The wait for Cuban beaches and cigars continues

The wait for Cuban beaches and cigars continues

The end of the 50-year freeze in diplomatic relations with Cuba will mean many more U.S. travelers could be on their way to the neighbor island, only 90 miles from Key West, Florida.
U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is getting ready to blame North Korea for the mega hack on Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."
U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is getting ready to blame North Korea for the mega hack on Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."
U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

 The U.S. is getting ready to blame North Korea for the mega hack on Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."
Mystery man among 5 freed in historic U.S.-Cuba deal

Mystery man among 5 freed in historic U.S.-Cuba deal

 Five men are tasting freedom for the first time in years -- including one President Barack Obama described as "one of the most important intelligence agents that the United States has ever had in Cuba" -- in a historic deal betw
Want to see a movie a day? AMC hopes so

Want to see a movie a day? AMC hopes so

 Could the Netflix model work for a movie theater chain?
2016 Republicans slam Cuba announcement

2016 Republicans slam Cuba announcement

  President Barack Obama's historic move to loosen the U.S. embargo on Cuba opens a political minefield for Republicans with presidential aspirations.
'7th Heaven' actor Stephen Collins: 'I did something terribly wrong'

'7th Heaven' actor Stephen Collins: 'I did something terribly wrong'

"7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins has admitted to inappropriate sexual contact with three female minors, People reports.
Alan Gross, on plane after release from Cuba: 'I'm free'

Alan Gross, on plane after release from Cuba: 'I'm free'

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Source: 14 arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreak

Source: 14 arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreak

Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections distributed by a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, a law enforcement source told CNN on Wednesday.
Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015

Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015

U.S. drivers already loving low gas prices will save an additional $550 on gas next year, according the latest forecast from the federal government.