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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

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Padres trade Hannigan for Middlebrooks from Red Sox

SAN DIEGO – In yet another move for the retooling Padres, San Diego obtained third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan on Friday night.
Updated: 51 mins ago

Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a first

DENVER – Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana’s medical potential – a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug’s negative health effects.
Updated: 1 hour ago

New video shows Ray Rice, fiancee in aftermath of punch

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A video released Friday shows Ray Rice’s then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in a casino elevator.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Supreme Court won’t stop gay marriages in Florida

Supreme Court won’t stop gay marriages in Florida

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected Attorney General Pam Bondi’s request to delay the start of gay marriages in Florida, which can now begin as early as Jan. 6.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Staples: Customer data exposed in security breach

PORTLAND, Ore. — Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year.
Updated: 3 hours ago

State Dept. warns U.S. travelers to be extra careful

WASHINGTON — The State Department is warning Americans traveling abroad to be extra cautious over the holidays.
Updated: 3 hours ago
No word yet from Fidel amid historic U.S.-Cuba shift

No word yet from Fidel amid historic U.S.-Cuba shift

HAVANA – Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Florida Legislature issues strong defense of redistricting plan

TALLAHASSEE — Lawyers for the Legislature told the Florida Supreme Court in a brief filed late today that part of a state ban on political gerrymandering violates the U.S. Constitution.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Pa. city’s tree compared to Charlie Brown’s

Pa. city’s tree compared to Charlie Brown’s

READING, Pa. – Reading’s official Christmas tree has brought the city plenty of grief. Good grief.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Sony on shelving ‘The Interview’: ‘We had no choice’

Sony on shelving ‘The Interview’: ‘We had no choice’

NEW YORK – Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving “The Interview,” Sony Pictures Entertainment on today defended its decision, claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film’s Christmas Day...
Updated: 6 hours ago