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New Officer Hired at Electra PD

The Electra Police Department will soon have another full-time officer on the force. Chief Johnny Morris says an officer was hired this morning, who works right now as a jailer at the Ellis County jail in Waxahachie. The department had five police officer openings just before Christmas and filled th Full story

Christmas toys may be in short supply in Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - Whether they've been naughty or nice, Venezuelan children might be stuck without Christmas presents this year. Full story

Hope you kept the receipt for that hippo

   Rachel Maddow informs viewers of the result of a survey about the desire by Americans for a hippopotamus for Christmas.

'Reversal of Fortune', Part 3

   The autopsy report is released and divides the Peterson family. 

'Reversal of Fortune', Part 1

   Michael Peterson finds his wife, Kathleen, dead in their home at the bottom of the back staircase. Dateline NBC's Dennis Murphy reports.

Issa brings back 'summer of subpoena'

   Rachel Maddow takes viewers back to 1997, when Republicans attacked the Clinton administration with a wave of frivolous investigations and subpoenas, including a thorough investigation of the First Family's Christmas card list.

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  Boy has a cow after pet calf runs away

A boy in New Hampshire saved up birthday and Christmas money to buy a calf to enter into the local 4H competition. But soon after the baby bovine was delivered to his family’s farm, it ran away — leaving him out of the money he spent. WHDH’s Sarah French reports.

  Meet NASCAR’s first female pit crew member

“It didn’t spark my interest until they put the air gun in my hand,” said Christmas Abbot, an elite athlete who has her sights set on being one of the first women to go over the wall in a cup series race. TODAY’s Erica Hill interviews Christmas Abbot.

  Next Fox war is against Easter, the Easter Bunny

We got through the War on Christmas, but now comes the War on Easter. Reverend Al Sharpton explains how just because they said they were done with “trivial pursuits,” doesn’t mean the trivial antics are at an end.

  Cheerleader scores amazing half-court shot

Ashlee Arnau from William Carey University in Mississippi has been trying to sink an amazing half-court shot at every home game since Christmas. She finally sank the shot during her last chance of the season.

  Squatter evicted from $2.5 million mansion

Since Christmas, 23-year-old Andre Barbosa has been living in a $2.5 million mansion in Boca Raton, Fla., and posting on Facebook about his life there. Bank of America owns the home and on Thursday they changed the locks and formally evicted Barbosa, even those he was gone when they showed up.

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Italy's Prime Minister Letta looks up during his visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem
Italy's Prime Minister Letta looks up during his visit to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta looks up during his visit to the Church of the Nativity, revered as the site of Jesus' birth, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem July 2, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)