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The Affordable Care Act created insurance subsidies that are under legal challenge. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in 2015 and could rule against a key provision of the law.
In 2014, Uber became one of the most valuable privately held companies on earth. It expanded to more than 200 cities, but criticism and legal battles have ballooned in parallel with its revenues.
Despite tensions between Russia and the West, Moscow is forging links with far-right, anti-EU parties in Europe. They're attracted to the traditional social values of Vladimir Putin's Russia's.
On Dec. 26, 2004, a massive earthquake in the ocean east of the Indonesian island of Sumatra triggered waves that killed 230,000 people in 11 countries.
The North-Korea-infuriating comedy received a limited release on Christmas, mostly in independent theaters, after hacker-threatened Sony Pictures first pulled the film then made it available.