Cuba rejects Trump's call for negotiations on human rights
Cuba's Deputy Director of U.S. Affairs Gustavo Machin speaks to reporters at the Foreign Ministry in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, backdropped by framed images of Fidel Castro, left, and Ernesto "Che" Guevara.
Hearst Live launches as brand extends reach in New York
A wall of street-level screens comes alive at the launch of HearstLive at the Hearst Tower in New York City. A wall of street-level screens comes alive at the launch of HearstLive at the Hearst Tower in New York City.
Judge's ruling weakens Election Day registration in Illinois
In this Feb. 27, 2012 file photo, voters cast their ballots during early voting at the Board of Elections building, in downtown Chicago. A federal judge has scaled back Election Day voter registration for highly populated areas in Illinois, a decision that sides with Republicans who claimed in a lawsuit that last year's extension of same-day registration is unconstitutional.
Striking a cord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianos
Celebrity Series of Boston placed 60 upright pianos decorated by local artists late last week. Each instrument bears a simple message: "Play Me, I'm Yours."
Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
In this image made from an Oct. 11, 2011 video made available by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Florida Highway Patrol Officer Donna Watts arrests Miami Police Department Officer Fausto Lopez who was traveling at 120 miles per hour to an off-duty job, in Hollywood, Fla. After the incident, Watts says that she was harassed with prank calls, threatening posts on law enforcement message boards and unfamiliar cars that idled near her home.
Obama nominates career diplomat as US ambassador to Cuba
President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis to be the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more than five decades, setting up a fierce confirmation battle with Republicans in Congress opposed to Obama's opening with the communist-ruled island. The appointment of DeLaurentis, who has been the top American official at the U.S. Embassy in Havana since relations were restored last year, marked Obama's latest move to go as far as he can in normalizing ties between the former Cold War foes before he leaves office in January.
Hundreds of tech companies are letting employees skip work on Election Day
A woman passes a large sign as she arrives to vote Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Minneapolis.
CNN Anchor Continues Live Shot While the Naked Cowboy Hilariously Distracts in the Background
Perhaps CNN's Jason Carroll mentally prepared to go live Tuesday morning from outside Trump Tower knowing full well that the famous New York City living caricature Naked Cowboy was parading around in the back. When Kate Bolduan and John Berman tossed to Carroll, he immediately addressed the mostly naked man in the proverbial room.
What it's REALLY like behind the scenes at a notorious Las Vegas pool party
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Roadshow: Should California post number of highway deaths on roadside signs?
Q Montana uses changeable information signs on the side of the road, and I think one of their displays is pretty effective. It says: "Year-to-date highway deaths: 138.