NYC Police Commissioner Bratton: Cops 'quite simply, assassinated'

New York City's police commissioner says the two officers who were ambushed and killed in their cruiser "were, quite simply, assassinated."

Decorated Tuskegee airman Lowell Steward dies at 95 in Ventura

He flew nearly 150 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but after the war, Steward returned home and was denied a mortgage because of his skin color.

Darlene Love's last Letterman 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)'


Darlene Love sang "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home" for David Letterman one last time Friday night, which she's song on Letterman's late night shows since 1986.

On Cue in Oklahoma City, was reportedly the first station to lower regular unleaded below $2 a gallon. Now, 24 states have $1.99 gasoline.

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Many states now have $2 gasoline, analyst says

An analyst from says 24 states have at least one station with the price per gallon at $1.99 or less.

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Anti-police brutality protesters rally at Mall of America

A sign at the Mall of America is picture

Demonstrators chanting "Black lives matter" converged in the mall rotunda Saturday in a protest of police brutality that caused at least part of the mall to shut down.

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Sony hack: Hollywood pros fear chilling effect; North Korea makes an offer

A worker carries a poster for the movie The Interview away from its display case at a theater in Atlanta. "It feels like the margin's narrowed about what kind of movies Hollywood will be making," says veteran Hollywood producer Stephanie Striegel.

Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of "The Interview."

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Sony hack: Obama pledges proportional response; insiders speak out

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with top brass in a photo released by the state-run KCNA. The chart in the background reportedly reads "U.S. mainland strike plan".

Employees at Sony learned they'd been victims of a massive hacking operation and the news keeps getting worse. One employee tells KPCC, "We've been outsmarted at every move."