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Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill

The legislation funds most government agencies through September 2015.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Pit bull is terrified of pineapple

Stella, the pit bull, does not approve of the pineapple in her home.

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Christmas in Colonial America wasn’t always festive

Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 17

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

Aug 31, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a home run in sixth inning against New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.

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Busy White Sox add outfielder Melky Cabrera

Chicago signed outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year $42 million contract.

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WATCH: Idina Menzel’s holiday traditions

The "Frozen" star talks about starting holiday traditions with her son.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

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Robin Williams’ suicide seizes the year on Google

Google says Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year.

** FILE ** In this April 23, 2008 file photo, a man listens to music on his Apple iPod in downtown San Francisco. Macintosh and iPod sales helped boost Apple Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter earnings 31 percent, beating Wall Street's expectations Monday, July 21, 2008, but investors pummeled the stock after Apple issued soft guidance for the current quarter.

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Apple wins digital music antitrust suit

A U.S. jury said the company did not act improperly by restricting music purchases for iPod users to the iTunes store.

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You can watch penguins hatch at the National Aviary

A web cam is streaming images of the first of two African penguins hatching at the Pittsburgh facility.

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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel, the master of pranks, gets a taste of his own medicine.

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Police looking for Pennsylvania suspect find body

A body has been found near the home of a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.

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Last minute shoppers fear not! Amazon extends Christmas deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending free-shipping to Dec. 19.

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Big tech aims at talent shortage with ‘Hour of Code’

Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge.

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Survey: Drugs, binge drinking down among U.S. teens

The annual survey of teens shows marijuana use is leveling off and some other drug use dropping.

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Mark Hamill was ‘ordered’ to grow ‘Star Wars’ beard

Luke Skywalker has swapped his usual clean-cut look for a new shaggy bearded image.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Dec. 16.

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‘Culture’ gets nod as word of the year

Whether popular, corporate, or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by Merriam-Webster.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Struggling Kings fire head coach Malone

The struggling Sacramento NBA team has canned its head coach.

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Pacquiao says money no object in Mayweather showdown

Manny Pacquiao says they owe it to the sport to fight each other.

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

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The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.

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Menus will sport new calorie labels for alcohol

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Restaurant drinkers will soon know how many calories are in their margarita or craft beer.

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113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

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Congress has limped out of Washington, capping two years of legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes.

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Obamacare enrollment tops 2.5M

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Officials said demand for the health insurance plans jumped during the final week of 2015 open enrollment.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Dec. 17. GRIZZLIES HALT WARRIORS’ WIN STREAK The Golden…