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It may seem like a hostage video, but instead of al Qaeda, it's Santa Claus - and he's threatening to cancel Christmas! CNN's Jeanne Moos explain why.
Some of the most powerful men in Washington have been sharing a frat-style house for years. If it sounds like a sitcom, it's because it is. Actor Mark Consuelos is one of the stars of the new show on Amazon.com, but he tells Wolf Blitzer about the real-life inspiration for the show: Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Dick Durbin, and Rep. George Miller.
For more on the true story that inspired the show, check out Dana Bash's report:
We know that the engineer of the Metro North train that crashed in New York on Sunday was "in a daze" when he entered a 30 mph-zone at 82 mph, but new questions are being raised as to whether he will face charges for criminally negligent homicide. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
In two speeches Wednesday, Pres. Barack Obama addressed the growing inequality in the U.S., calling for new policies to lift up the poor - including raising the minimum wage. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
For more on the president's speech, click on over to CNN.com.
Taking pot shots at Amazon's delivery drone ... CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on tickling the drone's funny bone.
Surveillance video caught thieves who allegedly stole an estimated $10,000 in donations from a Salvation Army in Washington.
The House extended a gun law, but a loophole may make it legal for guns to be made from 3-D printers. Dana Bash reports.
The Supreme Court weighs in on a rabbi's frequent flier privileges revoked because an airline said he was complaining.
Although the eyes of the world have drifted elsewhere, the civil war rages on in Syria. Our Fred Pleitgen reports from the Damascus suburbs where Bashar al-Assad's army is pushing out rebel fighters block by block, neighborhood by neighborhood.