Colorado resort towns worry over pot perception

In this Dec. 11, 2014 photo, a sign hangs out in front of the soon-to-move out Breckenridge Cannabis Club, which sells recreational marijuana products, on the main commercial street that runs through the ski town of Breckenridge, Colo. Business is booming in Colorados mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted droves of customers curious about legalized pot. But in some quarters, theres anxiety that ski towns have embraced marijuana a little too much. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot.

Bill Cosby’s silence may be his best defense at this point

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby performs at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla. Cosby has has remained silent, and that may be his best strategy. With police urging any possible sex abuse victims to come forward, two lawsuits pending and more than 15 women making accusations stretching back years, Cosby has little to gain by speaking publicly. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent — and that may be his best strategy.

Craig Ferguson says good night as ‘Late Late Show’ host

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2012 file photo, Craig Ferguson appears backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert, in Los Angeles. Ferguson will spend tomorrow's future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than "The Late Late Show." Friday Dec. 19, 2014 was his last hoorah after a decade as host of the CBS talk show. (AP Photo/Dan Steinerg, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Ferguson will spend tomorrow’s future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than “The Late Late Show.” Friday was his last hoorah after a decade as host of

Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

ADVANCE FOR USE THURSDAY, DEC. 18, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. EST AND THEREAFTER- In this Nov. 13, 2014, photo, Jennifer Blaz, 34, poses for a photo in her home in Butte, Mont., holding a photograph of her daughter, Mattisyn Blaz. Earlier that day, Matthew Blaz, 33, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the death of their infant daughter. (AP Photo/Lido Vizzutti)

BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 760 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S.

5 free things to see and do in Brussels, Belgium

In this Feb. 24, 2014 file photo, crocus flowers bloom in a park near to the Atomium, one of Belgium's landmarks, in Brussels. The city of Brussels, where the intrepid reporter Tintin used to roam, has plenty on offer for any inquisitive mind. Enough of it is for free to fill the best part of two vacation days. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file)

BRUSSELS (AP) — The city of Brussels, which the famous Belgian cartoon character Tintin roamed as an intrepid reporter, has plenty on offer for any inquisitive mind.

5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo, skaters take to the ice during opening day of the Bryant Park skating rink in midtown New York. The rink will be open seven days a week until March 1, 2015. Admission to the rink and lockers are free, but if you dont have your own skates, you do have to pay for rentals. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Christmas season is one of New York City’s busiest times of year. Tickets for Broadway shows and hotel rooms go for premium prices and lines for top attractions are long.

Farmworker children uprooted by California rules

Claudia Morales, 13, at right, waits for a friend as she prepares to leave for school at a migrant laborers camp where she lives Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 in Watsonville, Calif. Thousands of migrant farmworker children in Central California are handing in their text books, packing their bags and heading to new schools in the Central Valley or Mexico. During the growing season, their parents rent low cost housing in federally subsidized labor camps. But theres a catch: state law requires the families to move at least 50 miles away when the camps close for the winter. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A lifetime of moving has taught Claudia Morales to start packing early, because like many 13-year-olds, her room “is always a mess.”

Motown’s Temptations, Four Tops visit Oval Office

FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2008 file photo, President Bush, lower right, first lady Laura Bush, and others, listen as members of the Temptations R&B Motown singers perform in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Two legendary Motown groups Aint Too Proud to Beg for a little VIP access at the White House. Actually, there probably was no begging involved for members of the Temptations and the Four Tops to get into the Oval Office Friday. The White House says the men dropped by to see the president briefly while on a White House holiday tour. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two legendary Motown groups “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” for a little VIP access at the White House.

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