Alleged killer angry at chokehold death

Today’s read: Cuban exiles

’Next year in Cuba!’ is suddenly a possibility

Ranchers seeking alternative incomes

Congress finishes session, its members still grumbling

Hong Kong’s trams offer ride like no other

WWII Tuskegee Airman served in famed all-black fighter unit

Military hospitals

Reports of poor care, then reprisals

North Korea proposes joint inquiry on Sony hacking

Nation & World briefing

Today in history, and birthdays

Raise for Medicaid primary care doctors to disappear

Few Liberians turn out for vote delayed by Ebola

In Congress

Oregon liberals, Kentucky conservatives bond over hemp

Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of marijuana


Was school attack in Pakistan a tipping point?

Setting aside race in the name of worship


Will 2-degree limit be enough to stem tide of warming Earth?

Sponsors pay big bucks in college bowl name game

Employment may be factor in college ratings

Obama vows response to Sony cyberattack

No word yet from Fidel Castro amid historic U.S.-Cuba shift

Nation & World briefing

Particles of iron in your food

Today in history, and birthdays

Avian flu found; wildlife officials advise caution

For Russians abroad, a ruble doesn’t go as far as it used to

Listeria linked to caramel apples kills 5

What are North Korea’s cyberwarfare capabilities?

Key suspect in 2008 Mumbai terror attacks granted bail


Study: Comfort food’s power is exaggerated

As 2016 nears, Clinton keeps her 2008 mistakes in mind

Airstrikes help Kurds gain ground from IS


Canadians fear island awash in Americans

Study links polluted air in pregnancy to autism


English learners get boost from schools