Talk Back: U.S. and Cuba
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FBI conclusively links North Korea to Sony hack

The Obama administration says it's determined the North Korean government was behind a devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.  
Judge sets June date for corruption trial of state Sen. Leland Yee and political consultant Keith Jackson
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and political consultant Keith Jackson were given a June 1 date in federal court in San Francisco today for the start of their corruption trial. 

Richmond to take part in Obama initiative to advance opportunities for minority youths
Councilman Jael Myrick joined city officials and nonprofit program workers Thursday to announce that the city will be one of 135 nationwide to participate in President Barack Obama's initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color.  

Secretary of the Interior to visit, hold public meeting on Berryessa
City and county officials from Napa welcomed news that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, and Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Bonnie will attend a public meeting in Napa County to discuss 

Bay Area public defenders speak out for justice
In addition to a lunchtime rally, public defenders in San Jose also had a large electronic sign installed in their lobby, signaling their partnership with the local social-justice group Silicon Valley De-Bug. 

Friday's TV picks: 'Amazing Race' finally hits finish line

Plus, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson hosts 'Christmas in Washington' and Jennifer Hudson and Train among performers for 'A Home for the Holidays.'