Thousands respond to burned girls wish for Christmas cards

An eight-year-old who was badly burned in a house fire two years ago got a Christmas surprise on 9 December when the Schnectady, New York, postmaster presented her with thousands of cards sent from all over the United States. Dec 11, 2015

Donald Trump defends Muslim comments as he gains police endorsement

As he gained the endorsement of the New England Police Benevolent Association on 10 December, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended his call to temporarily ban Muslims from the United States and pledged to punish police killers with death, if elected president. Trump made the comments to a crowd of law enforcement officers from Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the Granite State city of Portsmouth. Dec 11, 2015