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While shoppers rush to the mall to pick up the last neckties and Transformers for Christmas, health officials are trying to pitch them on an unconventional gift this holiday season: health insurance.
Spending exceeds $8 million per day. Operation Inherent Resolve, as the U.S.-led operation against the Islamic State is known, is getting its own inspector general to oversee government costs.
China's president has pushed hard to combat corruption. But he's meeting resistance from some bureaucrats who say their incomes have fallen because bribes are less common.
The studio said the comedy will also be available to rent on Google Play Microsoft's Xbox Video and a dedicated website at a price of $5.99. It's also being shown in more than 200 theaters.
Toni Martin-Green came forward last night to say it was her son who had been shot and killed in Berkeley, Missouri. Today, she says, "I am trying to remain calm."
A USAID official confirmed the payment to Alan Gross, who spent five years in a Cuban prison. It's part of a settlement with the Maryland-based company for which he worked at the time of his arrest.