December 23rd, 2014
07:55 AM ET

"Morning Minute" with Christine Romans – December 23, 2014

Need to get today's top stories on-the-go? Watch Christine Romans' morning minute now!

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December 23rd, 2014
06:48 AM ET

World's Richest Lottery Pays Out Nearly $3 Billion

When it comes to mega lottery pay-outs, you may be accustomed to seeing one or two big winners taking the whole jackpot.

Once in a while, you might see an officer or workplace pool splitting the winnings...

But for the world's biggest lotto, held Monday in Spain, spreading the wealth is standard fare.

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Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Tuesday, December 23, 2014
New York Mayor Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at the Police Athletic League Luncheon on Dec. 22
December 23rd, 2014
04:06 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Tuesday, December 23, 2014

New York's mayor tries to defuse tensions. North Korea has its Internet back. And rock and roll says goodbye to an iconic voice.

It's Tuesday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day

1. NYPD COP KILLINGS

Turning blue: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is catching plenty of heat in the aftermath of the execution-style killings of two of the city's cops over the weekend. Critics - including those in the police force - accuse him of stoking an anti-police fervor that contributed to the deaths of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. He came into office promising police reform. Now he's trying to cool tensions after encouraging people to protest the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed African-American men, at the hands of white police officers. Neither officer was charged. He said the murders this weekend were "an attack on all of us" and called for a hiatus from the protests.

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