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U.S. ramping up Ebola effort

President Barack Obama embarks on a two-day U.S. road trip Tuesday to assess and amplify his government's response to two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

On Tuesday Obama will ...

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

What's the world going to do about ISIS?

ISIS beheaded another Westerner, a British aid worker. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry courted Middle Eastern leaders to join a coalition in the fight against the Islamist militants. And U.S. planes aimed at ISIS fighters near Iraq's capital.

As wo...

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4M fewer uninsured as Affordable Care Act kicks in

The ranks of the uninsured plummeted in early 2014, as millions gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare, new government data released Tuesday found.

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Macy's, Bloomingdales to offer same-day delivery

Macy's is getting on the instant-gratification bandwagon, saying it will begin providing same-day delivery very soon.

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Eagles rally back to beat Colts

Cody Parkey kicked a 36-yard field goal on the last play of the game Monday night, giving the Philadelphia Eagles a 30-27 victory over the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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U.S. airstrike aims at ISIS near Baghdad

A U.S. airstrike near Baghdad on Monday marked a new phase in the fight against ISIS.

The airstrike southwest of the city appears to be the closest the U.S. airstrikes have come to the capital of Iraq since the start of the campaign against ISIS, a se...

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Congress to vote on arming Syrian rebels

House Republicans will require the White House to provide a detailed plan for arming and training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS in exchange for giving it the OK to carry out the mission.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL Draft

Women to consult NFL on domestic violence

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will work with four women "on the development and implementation of the league's policies, resources and outreach on issues of domestic violence and sexual assault," according to a memo Goodell sent to the league's team...

Firefighters fighting wildfire

Report: Calif. wildfire burns 100 homes

As many as 100 homes were destroyed or damaged in a wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border in California on Monday, The Associated Press reported.

Darrien Hunt vigil

Man shot from behind by police, family says

To hear prosecutors tell it, Darrien Hunt lunged at officers with a "samurai-type sword" before he was killed.

To hear his family tell it, police shot the 22-year-old several times while he was running away. An independent autopsy proves he was shot f...

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Colleges that bring in the highest paycheck

Graduates with bachelor's degrees from certain U.S. colleges earn some of the highest salaries in the country, according to Payscale. Find out which colleges will get you paid the most.


What to know: Enterovirus

A respiratory virus that has sickened hundreds of kids across the U.S. has parents across the country worried. Take a look at what you need to know about enteroviruses.

Odds of hitting a deer by state

Could you hit a deer in the next 12 months? The odds are higher this year nationally. Find out the chances in your state.

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Best & worst cities to buy a used car

Looking for a used car? Find out where you can get the best deal -- and where you should avoid.

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Prince Harry through the years

Happy birthday, Harry! Britain's Prince Harry turned 30 on Monday. Take a look at the prince through the years.

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Who are 3 Americans detained in North Korea?

Matthew Todd Miller, a 24-year-old from California, was convicted of "acts hostile" to North Korea and sentenced to six years of hard labor on Sunday. Learn more about the three Americans currently being detained in North Korea.

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NFL players in trouble with the law

Adrian Peterson is the latest NFL player to find himself in trouble with the law. Take a look at a list of some of the more prominent NFL athletes who have had legal run-ins.

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Miss New York wins Miss America

For the third consecutive year, a New York beauty queen has been crowned Miss America.

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Salary needed to own a house in 27 cities

Mortgage resource site has calculated how much you would need to earn in a year to be able to afford a home in 27 cities around the U.S. See where your city ranks.

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What did he say?! Rob Ford's craziest quotes

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from a re-election bid in the upcoming mayoral race, according to CNN news partner CBC. The controversial mayor was hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor. Take a look at some of this controversial politician's most shocking quotes.


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Peterson case ignites abuse vs. discipline debate

After being indicted of felony child abuse in Texas, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he was disciplining his son the way he was disciplined at kid.

China church riots

China cracks down on Christian churches

Church leaders in eastern China say they are facing the worst persecution in decades, as symbols of their faith are being removed from their city's skylines.

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Canada opens remote island to tourism

Canada has opened remote Sable Island, which some call the graveyard of the Atlantic because of all of its shipwrecks, to tourism.

Scottish currency questions

Currency questions swirl before Scottish vote

In the final days before the Scottish independence vote, one of the big questions that has yet to be answered is what currency an independent Scotland would use.

Transgender homecoming princess

Transgender homecoming princess crowned

Scarlett Lenh made history over the weekend, becoming the first transgender student at her high school -- and possibly in the state of Colorado -- to be named homecoming royalty.

Django Unchained actress handcuffed

'Django Unchained' actress describes being cuffed

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts discusses being detained by a Los Angeles Police Department officer. Police say they were investigating after a call reporting a white man and black woman were engaged in a sexual act. Watts says she and her boyfriend were kissing, and the officer who approached them asked her boyfriend for her ID instead of explaining to her what was going on.

Drugs in frozen fish

Frozen fish stuffed with drugs in Australia

Australian police bust a drug-smuggling ring that used frozen fish to transport heroin and crystal meth.

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Teacher with HIV charged in sex assault

A Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy he met online, possibly passing on HIV.

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International leaders meet to address ISIS threat

After the execution of British aid worker David Haines, both the U.S. and Great Britain have said destroying ISIS is a priority but not something they can do alone.

Hillary is thinking about it

Hillary: 'I am thinking about it'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells a politically charged Iowa crowd that she is "thinking about" running for president.