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Arctic Is Warming Twice As Fast As World Average

Polar bears continue to take a hit in regions with the greatest loss of snow and ice, the latest report card on the Arctic shows. Meanwhile, plankton are thriving as the sea heats up.

California Whooping Cough Infections Run High Among Latino Babies

Public health officials in California are trying to understand why Latino babies are contracting whooping cough at much higher rates than other babies.

New Era For Cuba? Voices From Miami And Havana

In Miami, home of the largest Cuban diaspora, two generations faced off on the streets. In Havana, demonstrators spoke of hope.

India Tests Crew Capsule, New Heavy-Lift Rocket

An improved version of India's largest space-launch vehicle carried an unmanned crew capsule that was recovered after splashdown in the Andaman Sea.

FIFA Begins Meeting After American Lawyer's Angry Resignation

Soccer's governing body will, among other things, discuss preparations for the 2018 World Cup. But it's the resignation of Michael Garcia over his corruption report that is likely to draw attention.

Japan's Butter Shortage Whips Its Cake Makers Into A Frenzy

For the Japanese, Christmastime means sponge cake. But a nationwide butter shortage has led to mandatory butter rationing, forcing cake bakers to seek out substitutes.

Putin: Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices Causing Ruble's Tumble

In a year-end news conference, the Russian President said the worst-case scenario for his country's economy would involve two more years of unease.

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Arizona Driver's Licenses For 'Dreamers'

Arizona's appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court failed to prevent the state from having to issue driving permits to undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children.

At An Isolated Camp, Iraqi Police Prep For A Showdown With ISIS

Iraqi security forces are training with the goal of reclaiming territory lost to the Islamic State. Police at a camp near the front line say such a battle would be personal.

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