Sat 20 Dec 2014 | 15:52 EST

North Korea denies hacking Sony, U.S. stands by its assertion 2:39pm EST

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States.  Full Article

U.S. sends four Guantanamo prisoners home to Afghanistan 12:16pm EST 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Afghans held for over a decade at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been sent home, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step in a gradual push by the Obama administration to close the jail.  Full Article