10 Things to Know for Monday, Dec. 23: US is juicy target for credit card hackers
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
The demonstrators, determined to unseat Thailand's prime minister, surrounded a Bangkok sports stadium in an unsuccessful attempt to stop political parties from registering for a Feb. 2 vote.
The request comes just days after a federal justice ruled that the state's same-sex marriage ban violates gay and lesbian couples' rights.
Organizations representing the military community say they will challenge plans to halt annual pension increases for armed services retirees.
Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are freed after being locked up for hooliganism following a performance critical of President Putin.
Credit and debit cards in America still rely on an easy-to-copy magnetic strip on the back.
The runner-up in the annual AP survey is the Boston Marathon bombing.
The terror group's Yemen branch says it's sorry for an unauthorized attack by one of its fighters on a hospital that killed dozens of people.
Fighting between rebels and government troops continues to rage in the world's newest country.
As Venezuela's economy struggles, the president hints at increases in the price of gas — a commodity that has been nearly free for years.
The pact with China Mobile ends a lengthy courtship between the two companies and could boost sales of the iPhone in China.