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Celebrities criticize decision to pull 'The Interview'

Celebrities expressed their outrage at Sony Picture's decision to cancel plans to release "The Interview" on Christmas Day on Twitter.

AMC Theaters explores pilot partnership with MoviePass

(CNN) -- Could the Netflix model work for a movie theater chain?

Pope plays key role in historic Cuba deal

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Pope Francis -- the Catholic Church's first Latin American pontiff -- celebrated his birthday Wednesday with a major geopolitical wish granted: The end of a half-century of frozen relations between the U

Cuba-U.S. relations change: Bells ring in Havana, anger erupts in Miami

MIAMI (CNN) -- Church bells rang out Wednesday afternoon in Havana, marking a major moment in history -- Cuba and the United States are easing diplomatic relations after decades of ice-cold tension.

89-year-old Priest removed from public ministry after sexual misconduct

An 89-year-old Roman Catholic priest has been removed from public ministry after a strange incident at a Wausau Massage Spa. That's the word from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of La Crosse.

Arizona mom stabs 2 children after court grants her probation

We told you about the Phoenix mom - accused of *stabbing her two children. She was previously convicted of child abuse but even that doesn't tell the whole story.

Virginia elementary school hires woman indicted on heroin charges

Parents at S.P. Morton Elementary school say school leaders should have done their homework, after hiring a woman following her arrest for distributing heroin.

Source: 14 arrested in connection with deadly meningitis outbreak

Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections distributed by a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, a law enforcement source told CNN on Wednesday.

Theater chain drops 'The Interview.' Will others follow?

One major movie theater chain has decided not to show Sony's "The Interview," and other theater owners may follow on Wednesday.

Months after infants found dead in squalor, mom charged with murder

It was a shocking and gruesome scene: Police officers in hazmat suits retrieving dead infants among "mounds of used diapers and feces" from a Massachusetts home back in September.