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Obama marks end of combat in Afghanistan

Thirteen years and more than 2,000 American casualties after it began, the war in Afghanistan will conclude responsibly, President Barack Obama said on Sunday.

Jim Beam born to Jack Daniels

Here's one baby name that probably won't make it on this year's most popular list: Jim Beam.

Natural gas prices plunge in mild winter

Heating bills across the United States are falling this winter as unusually warm temperatures in the Eastern United States have crimped demand for natural gas as a source of heat.

'Sea of blue' as slain NYPD officer laid to rest

 A sea of blue flooded the streets around a Queens church Saturday morning -- thousands of police waiting to pay re

NYPD: 9 arrested for allegedly posting, phoning in threats to officers

Nine men have been arrested in connection with alleged threats made toward New York police since Saturday afternoon, when two NYPD officers were shot in the head from behind while sitting in their patrol car, authorities said.

Afghanistan mission ends January 1, 2015

America's longest war is now down to its final days.  The exit date is just five days away on January 1. President Obama is keeping to the timeline set months ago, but some lawmakers aren't fully on board with that plan.

NYPD: 7 arrested for allegedly posting, phoning in threats to officers

 NEW YORK (CNN) -- Seven men have been arrested in connection with alleged threats made toward police officers since Saturday afternoon, when two NYPD officers were shot in the head from behind while sitting in their patrol car, New York C

'The Interview' makes $1 million at box office

"The Interview" banked almost $1 million at the box office on Christmas Day, and it could make a couple million more over the long holiday weekend.

PlayStation, Xbox users forced offline in possible attack

Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox Live gaming networks experienced widespread problems on Christmas Day as a hacker group claimed responsibility for what it said was an attack.

For moviegoers, 'patriotic duty' to see 'The Interview'

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- This day, Christmas, might be the first good day Sony Pictures has had in a month.