December 10, 2013 The country's President Jose Mujica says the prohibition of cannabis hasn't worked. The new law would allow the growing, selling and using of the drug.
December 10, 2013 Riot police in the capital dislodged protesters in Independence Square. Since last month, anti-government demonstrators have come out in force to oppose the president's move to back away from closer ties with the EU.
December 10, 2013 The deal hammered out by GOP Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray would restore $65 billion in sequestration cuts in exchange for cuts elsewhere and additional fees.
December 10, 2013 Ex-actress Shannon Guess Richardson, who had minor roles on The Walking Dead and The Blind Side, says that she tried to frame her estranged husband for the tainted letters.
December 10, 2013 The family had gone to an abandoned mining town in northern Nevada to play in the snow and didn't return. They faced subzero temperatures.
December 10, 2013 A herd of goats make a seemingly miraculous escape from an avalanche in the Alps.
December 10, 2013 The Volcker rule, a key part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law, prevents banks from using government-insured money to make speculative bets.
December 10, 2013 Jang Song Thaek was China's prime contact in North Korea and considered a sort of regent for the young leader, Kim Jong Un.
December 10, 2013 The Eastern U.S. got a second dose of wintry weather as up to 6 inches of snow fell in the region stretching from southwest Virginia to the coast of New England.
December 9, 2013 Under the agreement, Jordan would build a desalination plant and a pipeline would be built from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Dead Sea.
December 9, 2013 But Republicans blocked a measure that would have strengthened the restrictions on the firearms that can skirt airport detectors.
December 9, 2013 Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced the government lost $10.7 billion on the deal but saved an estimated 1.5 million jobs in the industry.
December 9, 2013 Federal prosecutors have charged current and former deputies with unjustified beatings of inmates, unjustified detentions and obstruction of justice.
December 9, 2013 Relatives of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say they will light candles in memory of the victims.
December 9, 2013 "It's the kind of water where if you were really dying, you could drink it, but you probably wouldn't bottle it for resale," says the chief scientist of the Curiosity mission. Scientists say the lake could have sustained life billions of years ago.