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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg presided over the lighting of a towering Norway Spruce in Rockefeller Center on Wednesday. The 12-ton tree will stay in place until early January.
Despite the efforts of some Newtown officials to prevent their release, audio files of 911 calls placed from Sandy Hook Elementary School during last year's shooting were made public on Wednesday.
Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, fired a campaign aide who posted two tweets demeaning Hispanics. Gov. Scott Walker is a potential Republican presidential candidate for 2016.
WWII submarine: A mega Japanese submarine was lost for decades. The WWII submarine had fuel tanks so big it could travel around the world 1.5 times before refueling. The sub could also hold up to three folding-wing bombers.
If corporations are people, can chimps be, too? Animal rights group sues to 'chip away at the legal thinghood of such non-human animals as chimpanzees,' says attorney for chimps. If successful, they plan to move on to gorillas, orangutans, whales, dolphins and elephants.
Dying inmate: Kristina Fetters is the first Iowa inmate to have her sentence altered following a Supreme Court ruling banning life-without-parole sentences for juveniles.
China, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong 15-year olds had the top average scores in math, science and reading, according to an OECD study of 65 nations. American students scored below the international average in math and about average in science and reading.
The Metro North commuter train was going 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph turn Sunday morning when it derailed. Could crash avoidance technology have prevented this accident?