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WATCH: Airman ‘Santa’ surprises 6-year-old son at storytime

Aaron Williams was sad that his dad, stationed in South Korea, wouldn't be stateside for the holidays ... but a little Christmas magic gave him a gift he'll never forget.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here are some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Rondo traded to Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks landed point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston Celtics.

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Long Todman run helps Jaguars take down Titans

Jordan Todman produced a 62-yard touchdown run to help Jacksonville beat Tennessee.

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Boxing champ Ernie Terrell dead at 75

The former heavyweight boxer, who famously defeated by Muhammad Ali, has died.

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American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds

The AKC now recognizes 184 breeds of dogs.

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U.S. plans to rate colleges on affordability, performance

The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.

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Forget politics, Sony calls ‘The Interview’ ‘desperately unfunny’

Leaked emails show some Sony execs thought the $44 million comedy would have been a "flop."

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart honored by ‘People’

The first-ever awards show honored the year's best in entertainment.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Colbert’s star-studded farewell to ‘Report’

Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."

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in National, World

FBI: North Korea behind Sony attack

The White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the Hollywood studio is a matter of national security.

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As U.S. eases hostilities, Cuba faces new challenges

With the U.S. agreeing to restore diplomatic ties, Cuba's communist government may not be able to blame its old Cold War nemesis so readily.

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2014 Notable Deaths

A look at the celebrities and notable people we lost this year.

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in Lifestyle

Waiting for Christmas

For children, waiting for Christmas is filled with wonder and fun.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

FILE - In a Jan. 7, 2011, file photo, Country Music Hall of Fame member and Grammy Award winner Ray Price celebrates his 86th birthday by performing in Bullard Texas. Price, one of country music's most popular and influential singers and bandleaders who had more than 100 hits and was one of the last living connections to Hank Williams, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. He was 87.

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Ray Price’s widow opens up after loss

Ray Price's widow refused to leave her house for four months in the aftermath of her husband's death.

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REVIEW: ‘Wild’ is both unsettling and triumphant

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Reese Witherspoon in a scene from the film, "Wild."

Reese Witherspoon leaves her comfort zone as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed in "Wild."

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This week’s top country tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star

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The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.