The surge of Central American immigrant children into the U.S. rattled the immigration debate this year, and it may resurface next year.
The Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the hack that disrupted the PlayStation Network.
A group of self-described hackers have released thousands of passwords from online services such as Amazon, Hulu Plus and Xbox Live.
Pakistan has executed six people since a moratorium on capital punishment was lifted after a Taliban attack on a Peshawar school this month.
North Korea says the U.S. president "is the chief culprit who forced" Sony Pictures to "indiscriminately distribute" the film.
The move will help “root out illegal religious activities” in the country, officials say.
Most of the remaining Gitmo prisoners are either too dangerous or Yemeni, or both. And Yemen is one of al Qaeda’s global strongholds.