Dec 9, 2013 — Volunteers in more than 20 countries this weekend shot free, studio-quality portraits of more than 16,000 people who otherwise couldn't have afforded them. Getting people in one Shanghai neighborhood to smile wasn't easy. Some had never had portraits taken before.
Dec 9, 2013 — Federal prosecutors have charged current and former deputies with unjustified beatings of inmates, unjustified detentions and obstruction of justice.
Dec 9, 2013 — Conspiracy theorists have been obsessed with the secret Nevada military base for decades, claming that the U.S. government is holding aliens and crashed UFOs there.
Dec 9, 2013 — But Republicans blocked a measure that would have strengthened the restrictions on the firearms that can skirt airport detectors.
Dec 9, 2013 — The track record of products designed for digital privacy has been abysmal — at least until recently. Snapchat, wildly popular among teens, is changing assumptions about young people's desire for digital privacy. But it's not clear whether the trend will stick.
Dec 9, 2013 — If the Obama administration winds up losing a Supreme Court case challenging President Obama's recess appointments, the Senate back story could make the win especially gratifying for Republicans.
Dec 9, 2013 — Relatives of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say they will light candles in memory of the victims.
Dec 9, 2013 — Jang Song Thaek, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, was reportedly dismissed from his defense post. Official North Korean images appear to show the once-powerful Jang being escorted from a party meeting by uniformed guards. The move is seen as an attempt by Kim to consolidate his power.
Dec 9, 2013 — Insurers are holding down prices by including fewer doctors and hospitals in their health plans. Consumers may save money, but at the cost of more restrictions on where they can get medical care that is covered.
Dec 9, 2013 — At a new library and museum in Ohio, Superman, the Yellow Kid and Calvin and Hobbes all live together. The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum houses millions of pages of material, from political cartoons to the most iconic issues of superhero comic books.