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  • REFILE-WRAPUP 3-YouTube, Web channels show Sony's 'The Interview' a day before theaters

    Sony Pictures made "TheInterview" available online on Wednesday, a day before itstheatrical release, after reversing a decision made a week agoto cancel the movie's release following a massive cyberattack. The film was available for rental on Google Inc'...
  • The real reason for Washington's derivatives gift to banks

    As we embark on the seventh year since the historic collapse of the Lehman Bros. investment bank, it's clear we haven't fixed what broke the economy in 2008. Big banks still control Congress. Workers remain acutely vulnerable to another financial crisis....
  • WRAPUP 4-Sony puts 'The Interview' on YouTube, other digital platforms

    "The Interview," theprovocative comedy that triggered a devastating cyberattack onSony Pictures, went straight to U.S. consumers on Wednesday inan unprecedented online debut after hacker threats prevented itswide release on Christmas day. The film was...
  • Arts have been vital U.S.-Cuba link; the thaw will make them better

    Arts have been vital U.S.-Cuba link; the thaw will make them better
    When President Obama announced plans last week to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, U.S. industries — from automotive to tourismĀ — seemed elated by the possibility of being able to operate in Cuba. The news was greeted with just as...
  • Obama to nominate Georgia attorney for No. 2 at Justice Department

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Monday announced his intention to nominate Georgia-based U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates for the key position of deputy attorney general, setting the stage for a history-making duo atop the Justice Department. If...
  • Merry Illinois Christmas!

    Merry Illinois Christmas!
    It was quite a year here in Illinois and Chicago. George Lucas wants a slice of our lake front to build a monument Museum to himself. Jat Cutler proved over and over again he's a great NFL quarterback...for the other teams. The Chicago Sky made the WNBA...
  • Don't ignore the yearning of Cuba's people, Mr. Obama

    Don't ignore the yearning of Cuba's people, Mr. Obama
    Sr. Barack Obama, President of the U.S.: I am writing to you because I assume that goodwill inspired your decision to change U.S. policy toward my country. I appeal to this goodwill, notwithstanding your decision to review Cuba's place on the list...
  • New $25 federal duck stamp aims to raise funds for habitat

    President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014, increasing the price of the stamp to $25 and boosting the prospects for more U.S. wildlife habitat. On the same day, he signed the Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act to expand...
  • Lessons on Cuba from father-in-law

    Lessons on Cuba from father-in-law
    My in-laws are Cuban immigrants. So, thanks President Obama. Thanks for unleashing your historic deal to restore relations with Cuba just days before our extended families gather for the holidays. Christmas dinner just got real. There is no shortage...
  • Jay Ambrose: What about an Obama-Ryan team to save the poor?

    In this holiday season, let's suppose what might strike some as a miracle, that our Democratic president and a Republican Congress will soon join forces to do something wondrously humane. Let's suppose they agree to do what actually works to help shove...
  • Ann McFeatters: Happy thoughts about what we hope will happen in 2015

    Note use of expletive in this story. WASHINGTON It's hard at this pleasant, anticipatory time of year to dwell on grim news about our politicians (who have all fled this city for the holidays). So let's not. We will think happy thoughts about what...