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U.S. plans to rate colleges on affordability, performance

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The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.

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Washington tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack

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The White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the Hollywood studio is a matter of national security.

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As U.S. eases hostilities, Cuba faces new challenges

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With the U.S. agreeing to restore diplomatic ties, Cuba's communist government may not be able to blame its old Cold War nemesis so readily.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here are some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

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A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Rondo traded to Mavericks

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The Dallas Mavericks landed point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston Celtics.

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Long Todman run helps Jaguars take down Titans

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Jordan Todman produced a 62-yard touchdown run to help Jacksonville beat Tennessee.

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