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At a youth conference in Ecuador this week, Elian Gonzalez, famous as the focal point of an immigration battle back in 2000, spoke out against the United States' policy on Cuba
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It's that time (get it?) of year again, when Time magazine decides definitively once and for all, who the Person of the Year is.
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The National Security Agency analyzes tracking cookies used by online advertisers in order to find and target surveillance subjects, according to The Washington Post and documents provided by Edward Snowden.
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Looks like that Mean Girls musical (if it ever happens) is going to have some competition: a Heathers musical is set to open off-Broadway in March.
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Uruguay, which recently became the second Latin American country to legalize gay marriage, is now the first country in the world to legalize the production, sale and consumption of marijuana.
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Dec 10, 2013 7:53PM ET
Riot police have started to move in on a large protest camp in Kiev's Independence Square tonight, breaking through barricades and clashing with protestors.
Dec 10, 2013 6:31PM ET
Congressional negotiators reached a deal on the budget on Tuesday, days ahead of a December 13th deadline.
Dec 10, 2013 6:09PM ET
Three polls released on Tuesday show President Obama doing better / doing worse / doing much worse than he was in previous surveys, which should lead to some relief / alarm / panic in the White House.
Dec 10, 2013 6:02PM ET
Director Juan Antonio Bayona is going from a real disaster to a fake one.
Dec 10, 2013 5:27PM ET
Ronald Reagan-lovers and conservatives are upset, and maybe a little heart broken, after an effort to name an obscure Nevada mountain after the 40th president was derailed.
Dec 10, 2013 5:21PM ET
Twitter now allows users to send pictures to each other in direct messages, and everyone agrees it's going to lead to a whole lot of nudes flying around.
Dec 10, 2013 5:07PM ET
A lost Johnny Cash album that the late Man in Black recorded in the 1980s will be released next year.
Dec 10, 2013 4:41PM ET
Congratulations to conservative commentator Michelle Malkin, who sold her look-what-liberals-said-on-Twitter site Twitchy.com to the same company that she sold HotAir.com to in 2010.
Dec 10, 2013 3:36PM ET
So it seems the cat from Inside Llewyn Davis is on the Criticwire poll for Best Supporting Performance. Enough.
Dec 10, 2013 3:34PM ET
There is now a preponderance of evidence to suggest that maybe — just maybe, with an infinitesimally small chance of happening — that President Obama will suddenly release secret files proving that aliens exist.
Dec 10, 2013 3:21PM ET
Nobel Prize laureate Randy Schekman announced yesterday that he will no longer submit to top science journals.
Dec 10, 2013 3:03PM ET
Federal government offices in Washington shut down Tuesday because of a snowstorm that basically didn't happen. America, you should be embarrassed.
Dec 10, 2013 2:59PM ET
Atheists living openly in 13 countries risk the death penalty, according to a new, comprehensive report from the International Humanist and Ethical Union out on Tuesday
Dec 10, 2013 2:38PM ET
At the memorial service for Nelson Mandela today, Michelle Obama was photographed looking not amused with her husband and his friendly relationship with the very pretty Prime Minister from Denmark, so much so that she may have switched seats with him.
Dec 10, 2013 2:37PM ET
North Korea has confirmed the rumors that Kim Jong-un's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, was indeed removed from power, and the government is now going out of its way to prove his guilt.
Dec 10, 2013 2:07PM ET
Pantene has followed in Dove's noble footsteps by releasing a commercial disguised as a viral video.
Dec 10, 2013 1:57PM ET
Russia could possibly pardon two jailed members of Pussy Riot, along with a group of Greenpeace protesters and many others, under an amnesty deal being considered in the country's parliament.
Dec 10, 2013 1:51PM ET
The internet, having nothing else to do, is very excited about President Obama having taken a selfie at the Nelson Mandela memorial service today. But he did not take a selfie.
Dec 10, 2013 1:51PM ET
The first trailer for director Gareth Edwards' Godzilla reboot/remake/please-don't-mention-the-1998-one is out, and the monster is, of course, kept mostly out of sight. Which members of the eclectic cast get more screen time?
Dec 10, 2013 1:40PM ET
A new study found that people remembered fewer of the art objects they photographed, and fewer details about them, relative to pieces of art they'd actively observed with their own eyes.
Dec 10, 2013 1:35PM ET
Congress made a mad dash for Obamacare on Monday to meet their deadline for signing up for health insurance, and took to Twitter to vent about it.
Dec 10, 2013 1:04PM ET
A new document released by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden explains how the NSA uses Canada as its spying errand boy.
Dec 10, 2013 12:55PM ET
Uruguay’s senate is set to pass an historic bill (link in Spanish) today that will make the country the world’s first to legalize marijuana.
Dec 10, 2013 12:17PM ET
Rep. Steve Stockman declared his intention on Monday to challenge Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn in next year's Texas primary, offering a choice between a conservative Republican who says extreme things and Steve Stockman.
Dec 10, 2013 11:47AM ET
Chinese hackers have accessed the servers of several foreign ministries, using cheap tricks to get global leaders to click on malware.