Bob Dyer: When AMVETS really isn’t AMVETS
National news briefs, Dec. 16: SpaceX launches recycled rocket; judge blocks birth control rules
Things You Need to Know, Dec. 15: Trump says Roy Moore should concede; ‘Star Wars’ makes $45 million opening night
Quick look at highlights of new GOP tax bill
Rex Tillerson retreats on offer of North Korea talks


Browns hope to avoid finishing season without a home win for second time in franchise history
Akron elves don’t just sit on shelves: They run, walk and Saturday raised $80,000 for the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
Cavaliers notebook: LeBron James wants to ‘break the mold’ for big contracts for older players
I Promise School aims to educate the ‘whole child’ and their families, too

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