December 5, 2012 A nurse who certainly didn't seem suspicious rather cheerfully told the faux queen (and a fake Prince Charles) that the pregnant duchess is doing better. Kate is being treated for severe morning sickness. The hospital is apologizing for sharing the information.
December 5, 2012 Hoping to convince animal lovers that rescue dogs are as smart as any other pets, New Zealand's SPCA has been teaching three canines to do a bit of driving. See the video evidence.
December 5, 2012 Watch as the westbound side of the Blanchette Bridge connecting St. Louis and St. Charles goes down. The demolition is part of a $63 million rehabilitation project.
December 5, 2012 Banks have been under increasing pressure to cut costs and eliminate redundancies. The cuts will eliminate about 4 percent of Citi's workforce.
December 5, 2012 The horrifying image of a man's final moments before being hit by a subway train has sparked controversy. The Post has been criticized for publishing it. The photographer has been criticized for taking it. He's now talking about the effort he says he made to reach the victim.
December 5, 2012 Also: Republicans look for "position to fall back on" in budget, tax talks; "Fast and Furious" firings may be coming; Syria's Nusra Front may be labeled a "terrorist group;" world's oldest person, 116-year-old Georgia woman, dies.
December 5, 2012 The ADP National Employment Report shows slower job growth than in October. The lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy get the blame.
December 5, 2012 Rescuers are having trouble reaching many of those who were in the storm's path. Mud, fallen trees and downed electrical lines are in the way.
December 5, 2012 Hay prices are up sharply because of the drought across much of the nation. So hay bales sitting in fields have become hot properties. So much so, in fact, that a sheriff in Oklahoma put a GPS tracker in one bale. It helped him track down the suspects.
December 4, 2012 But Jeffrey Hillman remains on the streets, the Daily News reports. City officials say they have tried to help him in various ways, but Hillman turns them down. A photo of of the officer giving Hillman boots on a frigid night captured many hearts.
December 4, 2012 The Democratic politician has taken up a challenge to live on $30 worth of food for a week. That's about what the average food stamps recipient in his state receives. It's part of a campaign to raise awareness about the struggles of low-income Americans.
December 4, 2012 Also: "Fiscal cliff" talks continue; Obama warns Syria about using chemical weapons; judge removed in Fort Hood shooting rampage case; and the world watches as pregnant Kate rests.
December 4, 2012 Talks continue about how to avoid automatic spending cuts and expiration of Bush-era tax reductions. If you're trying to keep up on what's going on, here are three more stories you should consider (we won't presume say they're "must reads). Also, two "bonus tracks."