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Is the NFL skirting the tax man?

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:00am
Did the National Football League make $10.5 billion in 2013, pay its chief executive Roger Goodell $44.2 million, yet pay no taxes to Uncle Sam?
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The world's coolest brands?

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:47am
When the NBA's most popular player Lebron James re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer, he announced it by posting a photo on his Instagram account. Not Twitter -- the favored social vehicle outlet for so many celebrities -- but Instagram.
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Don't try this at home

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:44am
In the world of diving, this is as good as it gets.
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Rallying to stop climate change

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:14am
Marches are taking place around the world as part of the People's Climate March.
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Climate change protest on Wall Street

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:14am
Protesters flood Wall Street over climate change. CNN's Alison Kosik reports.
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Mass protests at People's Climate March

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:13am
CNN's Azadeh Ansari reports on a mass mobilization aimed at pressuring global leaders to act on climate change.
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700 infants exposed to TB

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:25pm
More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health.
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Who are the good guys?

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:15pm
The United States has promised to supply weapons, communications equipment and training to rebels in Syria so they can help battle the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS.) Now comes the hard part: identifying "acceptable" groups able and willing to take the fight to ISIS. The security landscape in Syria changes daily. Alliances and priorities among the many rebel groups shift, fortunes ebb and flow. And the hard truth is that none of them appears able to uproot ISIS from its strongholds in north-eastern Syria.
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Opinion: This is not Vietnam

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:14pm
Should we worry about mission creep? Only one week after President Obama said that he would not send combat troops to fight ISIS, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate that U.S. forces could "accompany Iraqi forces in attacks" if the situation deteriorated. As President Obama prepares to address the United Nations General Assembly this Wednesday, Americans are naturally wondering where this will all end.
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Kris Jenner files for divorce

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:59pm
Kris Jenner made official what has been speculated for months -- that her marriage to Bruce Jenner is over.
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ISIS leader: Behead Westerners

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:49pm
Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks against them.
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Pentagon: Partner nations taking part

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:47pm
U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country.
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Afghan soldiers missing in U.S. caught

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:37pm
This is the second time in a week that Afghan security trainees in the U.S. went missing. The latest group is now in custody at a checkpoint on the border at Niagara Falls.
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Desperation grows in Ebola zone

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:35pm
So far 1,578 people are believed to have died from Ebola in Liberia alone
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Derek Jeter: A career in pinstripes

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:00pm
Photos: Derek Jeter's life, career
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Loyal 'Friends,' 20 years later

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:41pm
If it hasn't been your day -- or even your year -- you can still count on a select group of "Friends" to make you smile.
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Warrant issued in missing student case

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:17pm
He's wanted for questioning in the disappearance of missing UVA student Hannah Graham. So where is Jesse Matthew?
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'Lost': Where are they now?

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:17pm
A devastating plane crash left 48 survivors stranded on a mysterious island when J.J. Abrams' "Lost" premiered on ABC on September 22, 2004.
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How to be polite to women

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:48pm
Don't listen to the naysayers: Chivalry isn't dead. It just has one of those really bad, impossible-not-to-notice skin diseases that make everyone around it feel slightly uncomfortable and unsure how to behave.
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Hypocrisy of sports gambling foes

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:19pm
As a society, it seems we'll always struggle with our vices. Our governments are less morally conflicted, it seems.
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