10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Criminal justice reform, the border wall thaw, Yemen's child fighters

Santander insurance customer slashes bill by…

Nick Munday switched from Santander after 20 years and now pays less than a quarter of his previous home and contents insurance bill.

The U.S. Is Reviewing Reports of Imports Linked…

The U.S. government said Tuesday that it is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese detention camp where ethnic minorities must give up their religion and language and may be subject to political indoctrination.

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Paying For A Vacation Up Front Helps Us Enjoy It…

When you pay for a vacation up front, you enjoy it more. Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about this and more advice from a Duke University professor.

UK inflation eases but outlook depends on Brexit

Official figures show that consumer prices rose in November by their weakest rate in 21 months, a development that's likely to cheer consumers as they get ready for some last-minute Christmas shopping.

The Latest: Markets edge up as investors eye Fed…

Stock markets are up slightly as investors look ahead of an expected rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

Migrant workers look back at China's economic boom

When Japanese recruiters plucked Liu Xueqin from her provincial hometown 33 years ago to work in an electronics factory in Shenzhen, she was happy to get a well-paid job and unaware of the small role she would play in China’s dramatic economic rise. Samantha Vadas reports.

Florida's US Sen. Marco Rubio seeks pardon for…

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is calling on Florida officials to formally pardon four young African-American men who were wrongly accused of raping a white woman nearly 70 years ago

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Criminal Justice…

The First Step Act changes several federal mandates in an effort to give judges more power in sentencing some drug offenders.

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Edmunds: Why pickups are becoming the new family car

Edmunds explains why a new truck might be a better family vehicle than an SUV

Blind Michigan Woman Is Missing in Peru

A legally blind Michigan woman who wanted to see the world before completely losing her vision has been missing in Peru for a week and family members are extremely concerned. Carla Valpeoz, a 35-year-old social worker from Detroit, visited the country with a friend for a wedding and was supposed...

Dad surprises daughters as dolphin mascot

Sgt Anthony Pasco had not seen his teenage twins in months as he is based away from home.

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bipartisan Criminal…

The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation’s war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society.

Popeyes Introduces 'Emotional Support Chicken' To…

Popeyes chicken is certainly living up to the phrase “Irony so thick, you can taste it.” Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.

Charity says Yemenis face 'double threat' of cold, hunger

An international aid group says more than half a million displaced people in war-torn Yemen face the "double threat" of famine and freezing temperatures as winter sets in

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Maryland man exonerated of murder after 27 years in prison

Authorities say a Maryland man has spent nearly three decades in prison for a murder he didn't commit

SoftBank Corp suffers Japan debut drop after…

One of the world's biggest IPOs hits the market to an usually poor start in Japan, as shares for Softbank's mobile unit slumped more than 10 percent on debut. Grace Lee reports.