Here's the latest news for Thursday, December 5th: Bitter cold air moving across the country; Fast-food workers protest nationwide; Dozens dead in Central African Republic clashes; Ford unveils all-new Mustang.
America's first pony car, the Ford Mustang, is celebrating its 50th birthday with a new design and plans to go global. It's been engineered to meet various international safety and emissions standards. (Dec. 5)
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has announced the appointment of William Bratton as police commissioner of the NYPD, as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counter-terrorism program. (Dec. 5)
A prosecutor says Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged in a sexual assault case. The Heisman Trophy candidate was accused of raping a female student in December last year. (Dec. 5)
Government troops were on high alert in the Central African Republic capital Bangui, amid clashes that killed dozens, between the mostly Muslim ex-rebels who have controlled the country since March and Christians who support the ousted pres...
The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves had to be postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena. Police say the smoke was from a generator that malfunctioned. (Dec. 5)
Television cook and author Nigella Lawson on Thursday accused lawyers for two former assistants of treating her like a suspect rather than a witness, as she again denied allegations of heavy drug use. "If you want to put me on trial, put me on trial," Lawson said as she testified ...
Thalia, the Mexican-born pop star and actress, is covering the U.S. coasts, receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles and landing her own fashion line at Macy's stores, including the Herald Square flagship in New York. The multi-year deal with Macy's was announced Thursday, the ...
America's top diplomat on Thursday pledged to support the Jewish state's security throughout separate negotiations with Iran and the Palestinians _ including Israel's demand that it "defend itself, by itself." (Dec. 5)
Hollywood actor Bruce Lee's famous yellow nunchucks sold for $69,000 on Thursday at an auction in Hong Kong commemorating the 40th anniversary of the martial arts legend's death. (Dec. 5)