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Special Coverage: Obama's Year-End Remarks

Before President Obama and his family left for a Christmas vacation in Hawaii, he delivered a year-end press conference.

Mixed Reaction As New York Bans Fracking

The debate over whether to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been deeply emotional and contentious in New York.

Why El Salvador's Youth Are Fleeing

David Boeri's report begins in the San Salvador medical examiner’s receiving room, where the youth of El Salvador are on display.

A Journey From Wrestling Cage To Santa's Village

One of the darkest, most controversial — and most successful characters in professional wrestling history — is also known as Santa Mick.

Young Riders Care For Horses Dying From Tainted Feed

Jamie Buis, a 13-year-old equestrian in South Florida, is among those caring for the animals in their final days.

Artist Andres Serrano On Photographing Cuba

The controversial artist discusses his 2012 trip to his mother's home country and shares his photos.

Preview: Obama's 2014 Year-End Press Conference

ABC news political director Rick Klein joins us for a look at what the president is expected to cover.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Top Five' And The Art Of The Mixtape

On this week's show: Chris Rock's Top Five, mix tapes and loved music, and what's making us happy this week.

5 Under-The-Radar Reads From Librarian Nancy Pearl

Pearl shares the books she loved this year that you might not have heard of. Her list includes a Hollywood satire, two thrillers, a young adult novel and a nonfiction book about World War I.

New Popularity Of L.L. Bean Boots Sparks Scramble To Fill Orders

L.L. Bean's iconic rubber and leather boots have swung back into fashion with young people and are more popular than ever. The backlog stands at nearly 100,000 pairs; it will take months to catch up.