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From joy to outrage, Cuba-Americans greet new U.S. policy

The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.

This photo released by Colombia Pictures - Sony shows Jamie Foxx, left, as Will Stacks and Quvenzhané Wallis as Annie in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "Annie."

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REVIEW: Modern ‘Annie’ a mixed bag

"Annie" gets an update for the new film version of the classic musical, starring Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Fallon & Timberlake are awkward teens at camp

The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.

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Kate Hudson cast as Richard Pryor’s wife in biopic

The "Almost Famous" star will take on the role of Jennifer Lee Pryor alongside Mike Epps as the funnyman.

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Ebola fears speed changes in U.S. hospitals

By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated…

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Poll: Majority of Americans back higher military spending

More than two thirds of U.S. voters back increased military spending given growing threats to America's security.

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Kurt Busch says he told ex-girlfriend to leave

The NASCAR driver says he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave the night she claims he assaulted her.

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Christmastime comes with superstitions, tall tales

Christmas has long been a time ripe for superstitions, tall tales and odd beliefs.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 18

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Hundreds Turn Out in Chatham to Talk Water

Complaints about water quality in Chatham pour in

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Some Want Rail Crossing “Quiet Zones”

3rd Street corridor too noisy for some residents

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Lincoln Library Receives Sizable Gift

Estate of local icon provides large gift to public library for upgrades

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2002 file photo, Illinois state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka participates in a Republican campaign rally in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term for state comptroller in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

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Topinka Honored, Remembered in Memorial Service

Friends, family, and politicians bid their final farewell to Judy Baar Topinka.

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Deliberations Begin in IDPH Grant Fraud Case

A federal jury has started deliberating on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in Illinois state grant funds.

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State Courts Warn of Jury Duty Phone Scam

Illinois residents are being warned about a phone scam in which victims are told there's a warrant for their arrest because of missed jury duty.

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Phone Companies Want “Relief” From Providing Land Lines

Should local phone companies be required to provide residential land-line service?

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Brangelina hired a cyber security firm for their kids

The "Tomb Raider" star and her husband are taking precautions to protect their six children as they grow up in a digital world.

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(Don’t) embrace the YES!

Johns Hopkins University says 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected.

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Eric Singer will leave KISS if Simmons, Stanley retire

Singer joined the group in 1991 following the death of Eric Carr, and says he couldn't continue without his pals.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Gene Simmons credits mother for drug-free life

Gene Simmons speaks onstage during the "4th and Loud" portion of the AMC 2014 Summer TCA on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The Kiss frontman insists he has never been drunk or gotten high because he always worried about his mom's reaction.