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1/1/2014 12:00 AM
Hello 2014
NEW YORK — Crowds jammed Times Square on Tuesday to ring in 2014, braving bone-chilling cold and ultra-tight security for the chance to see Miley Cyrus, a final countdown from a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the drop of the shimmering crystal ball.

12/31/2013 11:15 PM
New Year's Day talks set in S. Sudan
JUBA — South Sudan's government and rebels are set for New Year's Day peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to thrash out a ceasefire to end weeks of ethnic bloodletting in the world's newest state.

12/31/2013 10:02 PM
State investigating Oakland hospital
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — The last hope for Jahi McMath to be kept on a ventilator may come from a former Long Island, N.Y., hairdresser who runs a brain-injury treatment center dedicated to Terri Schiavo, the Florida woman whose case sparked a fierce nationwide end-of-life debate.

12/31/2013 9:48 PM
Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston
HOUSTON — Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a respiratory-related issue, her husband’s office said Tuesday night.

12/31/2013 7:26 PM
Juvenile charged in Newark killings
ELIZABETH, N.J. — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy faces two counts of murder in the Christmas night slayings of two Newark children.

12/31/2013 6:28 PM
Latvia adopts the euro
RIGA, Latvia — Latvia celebrated the new year as the 18th member of the eurozone, which for all its dents and bruises still represents stability and security to the Baltic country’s leaders.

12/31/2013 5:07 PM
Toledo to get 6-8 inches of snow
The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories for an advancing storm that it predicts could bring 6-8 inches of snow -- or even more, depending on how it falls -- to the Toledo area.

12/31/2013 4:59 PM
Crowds block airport in African city
BANGUI, Central African Republic — Thousands of angry people flooded the runway of the international airport in the chaotic capital of Central African Republic, shouting slogans against the nation’s Muslim president, who grabbed power in a coup nine months ago.

12/31/2013 4:46 PM
Ohio killer to get 2-drug injection
COLUMBUS — Ohio will use a two-drug combination untried as an execution method in the U.S. to put to death a condemned inmate who raped and killed a pregnant woman, the state prisons agency confirmed today.

12/31/2013 2:40 PM
Man charged in multimillion-dollar fraud case
COLUMBUS — A former Ohio man accused of operating multimillion-dollar frauds that include allegations he cheated Miami Heat basketball players of millions of dollars indicated today that he’ll plead guilty to wire fraud, money laundering and tax evasion charges.