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Fixed rates are latest in college tuition plans

12/24/2013 1:04am
Freshmen at Northland College, a small Wisconsin liberal arts school known for its environmental focus, will pay no more than $30,450 in tuition next year. They'll pay the same the following year. And the year after that.

Saxophonist Yusef Lateef dies at age 93 in Mass.

12/24/2013 2:26am
Grammy-winning musician and composer Yusef Lateef, one of the first to incorporate world music into traditional jazz, has died. He was 93.

Arsenio Hall uninjured in minor car accident

12/24/2013 7:27am
Los Angeles police say talk-show host Arsenio Hall drove off a road in the San Fernando Valley, but he's uninjured.

Beyond money: how to make your home bid stand out

12/24/2013 8:59am
More than 4 million Americans buy a home each year, but there's no telling how many offers are discarded along the way. And no one wants to get edged out in the bid for a dream home.

Health law not first new program with launch woes

12/24/2013 9:00am
Although multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, it's hardly the first time a new, sprawling government program has been beset by early technical glitches, political hostility and gloom-and-doom denouncements.

Debbie Allen's twist on 'The Nutcracker' wins

12/24/2013 9:57am
It's not yet Christmas, but Debbie Allen has already gotten a nice present _ the Goldstar National Nutcracker Award.

Winter storm delays flights, kills 5 in UK, France

12/24/2013 9:57am
A severe winter storm caused major travel problems in parts of western Europe Tuesday, stranding passengers travelling for Christmas at Paris and London airports and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without power.

After Christmas begins before the holiday

12/24/2013 10:12am
It's beginning to look a lot like ... the day after Christmas?

Snowden to address Brits in Christmas program

12/24/2013 10:41am
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden will speak directly to Britain in a televised Christmas message, stressing the importance of privacy and urging an end to government surveillance.

Correction: Celeb Birthdays story

12/24/2013 10:47am
In a story Dec. 16 about celebrity birthdays, The Associated Press erroneously reported Rick Nielsen's age. He was 65 on Dec. 22, not 67.

Jimmy Stewart museum rebounds from adversity

12/24/2013 11:47am
For a time it looked like the Jimmy Stewart Museum wasn't going to make it.

Tablets a hit with kids, but experts worry

12/24/2013 12:59pm
Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them.

Marty and Leo team up again for 'Wolf'

12/24/2013 1:37pm
"Anything goes" was the guiding ethos for Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio in making their extravagant dark comedy of Wall Street excess, "The Wolf of Wall Street."

CBS wins weekly ratings crown with 'I Love Lucy'

12/24/2013 2:22pm
Nearly six decades after it first aired, an "I Love Lucy" Christmas special was last week's most-watched holiday program, according to ratings released Tuesday.

Nielsen's top programs for Dec. 16-22

12/24/2013 2:28pm
1. "NCIS," CBS, 19.7 million.

Ice storm leaves 500K without power in US, Canada

12/24/2013 3:10pm
More than 500,000 homes and businesses were still without power Tuesday in parts of central and northeastern U.S. and into Canada after a weekend ice and snow storm rolled across the region. At least 14 people have been killed in the storm.

President Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 4

12/24/2013 5:45pm
How President Barack Obama spent the fourth day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Tuesday:

Drummer Ricky Lawson, 59, dies after aneurism

12/24/2013 6:32pm
Studio drummer Ricky Lawson, a collaborator with musicians including Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Whitney Houston, has died at a suburban Los Angeles hospital following a brain aneurism. He was 59.