National News

Cuban cigar boom? A look at what new rules mean
Americans travelers can soon legally bring back one of Cuba's most celebrated products, but some limitations remain. Here's a look at some facts and figures surrounding the loosened restrictions on cigars:
Hackers gloat over 'The Interview' cancellation in new email
Hackers have sent a new email to Sony Pictures Entertainment, praising the studio as "very wise" to cancel the release of "The Interview" and saying Sony's data is safe "as long as you make no more trouble."
Putin: Russia military modernization plan to go on
President Vladimir Putin says Russia will continue its ambitious military modernization program with a particular emphasis on nuclear strategic forces.
Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche
Officials say an Alaska backcountry skier was buried by an avalanche, but he was able to dig his head and arms out of the snow.
Colorado vows to defend pot law against states' challenge
Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states.
FBI conclusively links North Korea to Sony hack
The Obama administration says it's determined the North Korean government was behind a devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
James Holmes' parents plead against death penalty
The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.
Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting
Police say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man in northern Wyoming.
Minnesota links caramel apples, 2 listeria deaths
Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with the bacterium listeria.
Prices at the pump keep falling
The average price for a gallon of gas has fallen below the $2.50 mark for the first time in about five years. Oil analyst Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy.com says the price of gas has dropped 41 cents over the last month with the average now at $2.46 a gallon.
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.