Why Castro asked FDR for $10
President Barack Obama jolted the long, tumultuous relationship between the United States and Cuba with his decision to normalize relations with a country that has fascinated and vexed Americans since the days of Theodore Roosevelt.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:55:52 EST
Colbert signs off
For his final episode of "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert signed off with a star-filled sing-a-long.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:21:15 EST
Woman dies, wants dog to die, too
Connie Lay made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized and buried with her.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:53:09 EST
Perry really, really wrong on Hanukkah
On Tuesday night, Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- long a public fan of Judaism -- marked the beginning of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah by comparing it to the Boston Tea Party, which was celebrating its 241st anniversary the same day.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:17:29 EST
Astronaut prints 3-D wrench in space
This week, thanks to 3-D printing, astronaut and ISS Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore, had a wrench he needed manufactured by a printer in just four hours. The ratcheting socket wrench was the first "uplink tool" printed in space, meaning it was designed on the ground, e-mailed to the space station and then manufactured in space.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:57:13 EST
Yearbook pic school wanted to ban
A high school senior's yearbook picture includes her two great loves: her dog and hunting. CNN affiliate WTEN has more.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:13:45 EST
Obama and Putin: Frosty to frozen
The tanking Russian economy seems to be doing little to encourage President Vladimir Putin to repair relations with the West.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:59:55 EST
Pakistan kills dozens of militants
Just days after a Taliban attack on a school killed 145 people -- including 132 children -- Pakistan's military struck back, killing about 40 militants in crackdowns across the country.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:43:00 EST
U.S. military's stealth dirt bike
The U.S. military's building a stealth bike with an electric battery, capable of silent operation for covert missions.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:12:27 EST
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