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Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a majority of plaintiff claims brought over the company's role in the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Al-Shabaab fighters

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Suspected U.S. drone strike hits Somalia

He's the man behind 2013's ghastly shopping mall siege in Nairobi, Kenya. He's pledged his terror group's allegiance to al Qaeda. Now, the world wants to know if Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane is dead after a suspected U.S. drone strike in Somal...

Kraft Singles cheese

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Kraft recalls more than 7,500 cases of cheese

Kraft Foods Group has announced a recall of more than 7,500 cases of its popular single-slice American cheese.

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

From Doctors Without Borders

CDC director raises Ebola alarm

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden told CNN on Tuesday.

"We've seen outb...

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Five must-follow races for the midterms

While Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, it's also the unofficial start to the campaign season.

That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political advertisements. In fact, Elizabeth Wilner, senior vice president ...

Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle

CNN

How North Korea may be using U.S. detainees

The setup was bizarre.

North Korean officials whisked a CNN team away in a van, purportedly to go meet with a high-ranking government official.

Hours later, they arrived in the capital and were presented with three Americans held captive in the reclu...

David Cameron

CNN

Cameron lays out plans to counter jihadi risk

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has laid out his battle plan to counter the threat posed by Islamist extremists returning to Britain after fighting with terror groups overseas.

But already there are questions about how effective those measures would ...

Jennifer Lawrence Nov

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How celebrities' nude photos get leaked

How did private, nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities get leaked all over the Internet Sunday?

Teen correctional facility escape

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32 teens escape from Tenn. detention center

More than a dozen boys remained at large Tuesday after escaping from a detention center on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, a spokesman for the Tennessee Department of Children's Services said.

Obama in Wis.

CNN

Obama: 'I'd join a union'

President Barack Obama told a large union audience in Wisconsin on Monday that while "Republicans in Congress love to say no," he is the one who "placed a bet on America's workers."

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Who is Al-Shabaab?

Feisal Omar/Reuters

Find out more about Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-linked militant group bombed by U.S. drones in Somalia.

World's most popular beers

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Think you can guess which beer is consumed the most worldwide? Take a look at a list of the most popular beers in the world and where they are brewed, according to CNN Money.

Notable deaths of 2014

Jimi Jamison, Survior

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

Who are 3 Americans detained in North Korea?

Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle

CNN

Learn more about the three Americans currently being detained in North Korea.

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