• December 20, 2014

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Killeen City Hall annex to get upgrade

Killeen will begin putting stronger security measures in place next month for some city facilities.

Grand Canyon awards temporary services contract

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Officials have awarded a temporary contract for a concessionaire to provide services at the The Grand Canyon's South Rim.

US OKs sale of 175 tanks to Iraq; deal worth $2.4B

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has approved the sale of 175 Abrams tanks to Iraq in a deal worth an estimated $2.4 billion.

Obama pledges proportional response to Sony hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. will respond "proportionally" to North Korea's punishing hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment at a place, time and manner "that we choose."

Obama vows US will respond to North Korea "in a place and manner and time that we choose"

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama vows US will respond to North Korea "in a place and manner and time that we choose"

Obama: Sony "made a mistake" in canceling Christmas release of film in face of NKorea threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: Sony "made a mistake" in canceling Christmas release of film in face of NKorea threats .

NYC mayor finally supports 'Taxi of Tomorrow'

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is finally moving ahead with a new generation of yellow taxis.

Obama: US is making significant strides where it counts, beginning with the economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: US is making significant strides where it counts, beginning with the economy.

FBI formally accuses North Korea of hacking of Sony Pictures, says it is 'deeply concerned'

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI formally accuses North Korea of hacking of Sony Pictures, says it is 'deeply concerned'

Ed Dept. releases 'framework' to rate colleges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colleges and universities have fretted over how they will be judged under a new college ratings system President Barack Obama announced last year would be developed to encourage transparency and affordability.

US protection sought for scenic California region

WASHINGTON (AP) — A contingent of California environmental groups, businesses and politicians will use a visit from Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday to push for permanent protection of some 550 square miles of picturesque federal land near the state's famous wine country.

N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Russia dismisses new US sanctions as useless

Russia dismisses new US sanctions as useless

After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway

After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway

2016 hopeful Ben Carson pledges support for Israel

2016 hopeful Ben Carson pledges support for Israel

Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway

After turbulent year, Obama aims for quiet Hawaii getaway

Cuba protests planned in Miami, but turnout unclear

Cuba protests planned in Miami, but turnout unclear

Obama touches down in Hawaii for annual vacation

Obama touches down in Hawaii for annual vacation