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8-year-old surprised by Connecticut firefighters

8-year-old surprised by Connecticut firefighters

Hartford, CT (WFSB) -- It was a nice pre-Christmas surprise for an 8-year-old girl who was rescued by firefighters last month from a burning apartment building in Hartford's south end.
Good Samaritan walks up to strangers in lobby, offers to pay electric bills

Good Samaritan walks up to strangers in lobby, offers to pay electric bills

Jonesboro, GA (WGCL) -- Now that the winter cold is settling in, a Jonesboro man is trying to keep struggling families from losing their electricity.
North Korea's Internet is being disrupted, analyst says

North Korea's Internet is being disrupted, analyst says

North Korea's Internet is experiencing a major disruption and could be the target of an attack, according to a company that monitors Internet performance.
Cop credited with saving child's life after responding to frantic 911 call

Cop credited with saving child's life after responding to frantic 911 call

A local police officer is being heralded as a hero after he helped a 3-year-old boy who was choking. The boy's mother said if not for the quick action of the officer, her son would have died.

Santa billboard draws fire

A Chico, California billboard is drawing fire for its depiction of Santa Claus holding an assault rifle. The owners of Down Range Indoor Training Center put up the sign reading "We build AR's for Santa".
Legendary singer Joe Cocker dies at 70

Legendary singer Joe Cocker dies at 70

According to BBC News, the legendary British singer who infamously performed "With A
Poll: Obama gets thumbs down from the troops

Poll: Obama gets thumbs down from the troops

President Barack Obama has struggled with sagging approval ratings over the last year, but the commander-in-chief's numbers may have dropped further among active-duty troops.
After 2 NYPD officers killed, more threats against police emerge

After 2 NYPD officers killed, more threats against police emerge

The cop-killer didn't seem to have a specific target -- just any two officers in uniform. And on the day of his deadly attack, those officers just happened to be Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
Cristiano Ronaldo immortalized in bronze statue outside his personal museum

Cristiano Ronaldo immortalized in bronze statue outside his personal museum

Already boasting a treasure trove of trophies and mementos, the latest addition to Cristiano Ronaldo's own personal museum is a 10-foot bronze statue of the man himself.
Fans drunk in love with Drinking Jacket Kickstarter

Fans drunk in love with Drinking Jacket Kickstarter

Too bad the Drinking Jacket won't be ready in time for this New Year's Eve.
Meet the world's No. 1 dealer in Guinness art

Meet the world's No. 1 dealer in Guinness art

Robert Lloyd, a New York antique dealer, holds an unusual distinction: He is the world's largest dealer of Guinness advertising art.
Poll: Obama gets thumbs down from the troops

Poll: Obama gets thumbs down from the troops

President Barack Obama has struggled with sagging approval ratings over the last year, but the commander-in-chief's numbers have hit an all-time low among active-duty troops.
All Sony wants for Christmas is ...

All Sony wants for Christmas is ...

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The anonymous hackers that attacked Sony Pictures have alluded to a twisted "Christmas gift" -- presumably the publication of even more private, sensitive information stolen from the studio.
Officers shoot Canadian man holding handgun replica on U.S. border bridge

Officers shoot Canadian man holding handgun replica on U.S. border bridge

 (CNN) -- U.S. officers shot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving what they said looked like a handgun early Sunday.
After 2 NYPD officers killed, more threats against police emerge

After 2 NYPD officers killed, more threats against police emerge

 NEW YORK (CNN) -- The cop-killer didn't seem to have a specific target -- just any two officers in uniform. And on the day of his deadly attack, those officers just happened to be Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.