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More than 1.3 million people serve in the five branches of the U.S. armed forces. Add in civilian employees from the U.S. Department of Defense, and you get the world's largest employer: 3.2 million employees, according to the World Economic Forum.
The floodwaters are receding in parts of West Virginia, and although Sunday's weather boded well for a region hammered by the nation's worst flash flooding in years, some have found coming home as jarring as being evacuated.
First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia arrived Monday in Liberia, beginning a three-nation trip to draw attention to the millions of girls around the world who are not in school.
Argentina's Lionel Messi, considered by many to be the best player in the world, said he will likely retire from international soccer. The news came shortly after his side lost the Copa America final to Chile on penalties.
The most terrifying thing lurking under the waters of the Atlantic Ocean may not come with razor sharp teeth.
Jon Bon Jovi stopped by JBJ Soul Kitchen, his restaurant in New Jersey, to surprise Carol Cesario, a longtime fan battling stage four lung cancer.
The Panama Canal is now ready to handle larger ships after a $5.25 billion expansion. CNN's Rafael Romo has more.
Kanye West premiered his highly anticipated "Famous" music video last night on TIDAL and it definitely has people buzzing.
So much for all those promises. Leading politicians in the campaign to pull the U.K. out of the European Union are back-pedaling fast on a number of pledges, particularly over extra money for health care.
What started as a family meal turned into the surprise of a lifetime for cancer patient Carol Cesario.
A Texas police officer killed a mother who shot her two daughters and defied an order to put down her weapon, authorities said.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her debut on the 2016 campaign trail alongside Hillary Clinton where she delivered fiery criticism of Donald Trump.
50 Cent, always the optimist. The rapper was arrested on Saturday, after performing his 2003 hit "P.I.M.P." at the St. Kitts Music Festival. The rapper was booked following his expletive-filled performance because the use of public profanities is illegal there.
There was a time when abortion was simply part of life in the United States. People didn't scream about it in protest, and services were marketed openly.
A Singapore Airlines plane burst into flames Monday after an emergency landing at the city-state's Changi Airport.
An online petition signed by more than 3 million people calling for a second referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU was started by a Leave campaigner who says it has been "hijacked" by unhappy Remain voters.