THE DENVER POST: The state attorney general requested permission for Colorado's institutions of higher learning to experiment with the substance.
NPR: The single-serve coffee makers can spurt hot water and burn consumers, the company warned.
NEW YORK TIMES: Strong consumer and business spending spurred the growth.
BLOOMBERG: For the first time, more than 60 million cars have been recalled this year.
BLOOMBERG: The studio's CEO said that "The Interview" could be available through video on demand or streaming services.
BLOOMBERG: Washington legislators turned down $1.25 billion in federal money, creating a tenuous future for a bridge regarded as one of the country's deadliest.
ASSOCIATED PRESS: Plum Creek Timberlands' "green lumber" certification is being criticized by the Center for Sustainable Economy's, a group based in Lake Oswego.
BLOOMBERG: FedEx said the labor negotiations are complicating its holiday-rush process.
BLOOMBERG: The Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cleared up confusion with her statements on Wednesday.
BLOOMBERG: A plea from Pope Francis convinced the president to resume diplomatic relations as well as easing restrictions on trade and travel.
BLOOMBERG: November marked the largest fall in the consumer-price index, which adjusted downward 0.3 percent.
BLOOMBERG: An attempted interest-rate increase fell short as the Russian currency dropped as much as 19 percent.
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: AAA expects almost 99 million Americans to travel — via the ground or the air — which would be the most since 2001 when the group started keeping track.