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Never forget their perilous quest for truth

Never forget their perilous quest for truth

2014 has been a deadly and dangerous year for journalists.

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Islamic State's vaunted exercise in state-building seen as crumbling

Islamic State's vaunted exercise in state-building seen as crumbling

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — The Islamic State’s vaunted exercise in state-building appears to be crumbling as living conditions deteriorate across the territories under its control, exposing the shortcomings of a group that devotes most of its energies to fighting battles and enforcing strict rules.

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MSNBC targets young viewers with streaming video service Shift

MSNBC has launched a new streaming video service aimed at attracting young viewers who are not growing up with the habit of turning on cable news.

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Streaming release of 'Interview' test for industry

Streaming release of 'Interview' test for industry

“The Interview” hit theaters and living rooms at the same time. Above, Derek Karpel holds his ticket to a screening at Cinema Village in New York City.

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Simultaneous release of 'The Interview' watched closely

Simultaneous release of 'The Interview' watched closely

ATLANTA — Sony’s “The Interview” has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release.

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Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, several people close to the defendants said.

December 25, 2014 10:17 am Photos

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Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

FILE - This Nov. 30, 2014 file image made from video released by Loujain al-Hathloul, shows her driving towards the United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia border before her arrest on Dec. 1, 2014, in Saudi Arabia. Two Saudi women, including al-Hathloul, detained for nearly a month after violati…

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Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

FILE - This Nov. 30, 2014 image made from video released by Loujain al-Hathloul, shows her driving towards the United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia border before her arrest on Dec. 1, 2014, in Saudi Arabia. Two Saudi women, including al-Hathloul, detained for nearly a month after violating th…

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Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

FILE - This Nov. 30, 2014 file image made from video released by Loujain al-Hathloul, shows her driving towards the United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia border before her arrest on Dec. 1, 2014, in Saudi Arabia. Two Saudi women, including al-Hathloul, detained for nearly a month after violati…

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Cable news, where celebrity 'experts' rule

Cable news, where celebrity 'experts' rule

Former TV talk-show host Montel Williams was on CNN the other day discussing the Senate torture report and ...

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Who hacked Sony becomes Internet's new mystery

Who hacked Sony becomes Internet's new mystery

FILE - This Dec. 18, 2014, file photo shows the Sony Pictures Studios' water tank in Culver City, Calif.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

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Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in digital format

Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in digital format

LOS ANGELES — In an unprecedented move, Sony Pictures broadly released “The Interview” to digital platforms Wednesday, a reversal of its previous plan not to show the film after hackers released thousands of documents online and threatened violence at theaters showing the comedy that depicts…

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Sony releases 'The Interview' for streaming

Sony releases 'The Interview' for streaming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Interview" will be available for rental on a variety of digital platforms including Google Play, YouTube Movies, Microsoft's Xbox Video and a separate Sony website beginning Wednesday, Sony Pictures announced.

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Sony releases 'The Interview' for streaming

Sony releases 'The Interview' for streaming

FILE - This Dec. 18, 2014, file photo shows the Sony Pictures Studios' water tank in Culver City, Calif. Sony's flip-flop decision on releasing "The Interview" shows the studio is working furiously to try to chart the right course through political and public-opinion minefields. It's not yet…

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NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his fabled Christmas Eve flight.

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NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2012 file photo, U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard Scobie, right, his son Andrew, center, and wife, Janis, all take phone calls from children asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their house, during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the…

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NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2012 file photo, volunteers take phone calls from children asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their house, during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, at Peterson Air Force Base, Co…

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NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

NORAD tracks when Santa Claus is comin' to town

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2012, file photo, volunteer Katherine Beaupre takes phone calls from children asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their house, during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, at Peterson…

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US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

Cars drive by the Sony Pictures Plaza building in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He pledged the U.S. would respond…

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US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

An exterior view of the Sony Pictures Plaza building is seen in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He pledged the U.S.…

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