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Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future

Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil future

Cuba hopes to spur oil industry but environmentalists worry and industry remains skeptical
Published: 12/20/14
Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal

Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal

US-Cuba deal to restore ties puts spotlight on island's human rights record
Published: 12/20/14
After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway

After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway

As turbulent 2014 comes to an end, Obama arrives in Hawaii hoping for quiet family getaway
Published: 12/20/14
Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

Procrastination need not turn to desperation for last-minute shoppers
Published: 12/20/14

AP Top News at 4:55 a.m. EST

HAVANA (AP) Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro. So far, the larger-than-life retired Cuban leader has made no public comment on the biggest news in year...
Published: 12/20/14
Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign
Published: 12/20/14
Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestrians

Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestrians

California woman's lawyer says it was accident when she plowed into pedestrians, killing 4
Published: 12/20/14
2016 hopeful Ben Carson pledges support for Israel

2016 hopeful Ben Carson pledges support for Israel

Visiting Israel, GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson promises strong support for Jewish state
Published: 12/20/14
5 things to know about year-end tax breaks

5 things to know about year-end tax breaks

5 things to know about year-end tax breaks
Published: 12/20/14
Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Iraqi Shiites battling IS group appeal for aid as shortages force desertions
Published: 12/20/14