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MLB teams close winter meetings with Christmas lists, but who will get the presents?

As baseball's winter meetings close, everyone’s Christmas lists are set.

Bomb threat turns out to be a hoax

Although no explosive devices were found, New York, San Francisco, Oklahoma City are among the cities forced to check out the threats.

Police kill Strasbourg Christmas Market shooter

The gunman who killed three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died in a shootout with police Thursday following a two-day manhunt.

Are scooters safe? Government scientists study health risks as scooters descend on cities

In a first-ever study, a team of CDC scientists are investigating scooter crashes to determine how to prevent them.

Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy as agent of Russia in USA

Russian national Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy, agrees to cooperate with federal prosecutors.