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The sun rises over the Glendale section of Queens where a New York Police Department officer walks toward Christ Tabernacle Church before funeral services for officer Rafael Ramos, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)Mayor Bill de Blasio and Vice President Joe Biden will speak at the funeral of Officer Rafael Ramos.


2014-12-27 08:15:23 -0700

Sarah Palin: President is clueless about energyThere's everyone from Sarah Palin to Seth Rogen to Hillary Clinton.


2014-12-26 01:02:35 -0700

FILE - This Dec. 31, 2013, file photo shows Veronica Boshen of Allentown, PA., in her 2014 glasses while waiting for the ball drop celebration to begin in Times Square on New Year's Eve, in New York. Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll. Nearly half predict that 2015 will be a better year for them than 2014 was, while only 1 in 10 think it will be worse. There’s room for improvement: Americans give the year gone by a resounding ‘meh.’ (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll. Nearly half predict that 2015 will be a better year for them than 2014 was, while only 1 in 10 think it will be worse. There's room for improvement: Americans give the year gone by a resounding 'meh.'


2014-12-27 01:26:18 -0700