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U.S. military personnel rescued at sea after helicopter crash near Djibouti

U.S. military personnel rescued at sea after helicopter crash near Djibouti

(CNN) -- No one was seriously injured when a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed into the Arabian Sea Monday following training exercises in Djibouti, the U.S. Navy said.
Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault, tells judge, 'I am very sorry'

Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault, tells judge, 'I am very sorry'

Chris Brown pleaded guilty to simple assault Tuesday to settle a case stemming from a sidewalk fight at a Washington hotel last October.
Jury to decide fates of former Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

Jury to decide fates of former Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

(CNN) -- Ahmad Rubaie was studying to become a doctor when his life ended seven years ago. Ali Abdul Razzaq's life was just getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old on September 16, 2007.
Five must-follow races for the midterms

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.
Is it over for Uber in Germany?

Is it over for Uber in Germany?

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Uber is facing a ban in Germany after a court ruled that its drivers need a taxi license if they want to profit from passengers.
How to woo a Chinese homebuyer...in four easy steps

How to woo a Chinese homebuyer...in four easy steps

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Chinese buyers are flocking to the U.S. Some want their kids to go to American schools. Others are looking for new ways to invest. Either way, American real estate brokers want a piece of it.
Summer movies 2014: 5 things we learned

Summer movies 2014: 5 things we learned

(CNN) -- Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?
Colorado's missing marijuana taxes

Colorado's missing marijuana taxes

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Colorado is missing $21.5 million in pot taxes.
Giant inflatable duck artist's next big thing: Hippos

Giant inflatable duck artist's next big thing: Hippos

(CNN) -- When it comes to the creatures most likely to be spotted swimming down London's River Thames, hippos will be far down the list. Until now.
After driver's death, Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR cut short

After driver's death, Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR cut short

What started as a deeply emotional race for Tony Stewart ended prematurely when a blown tire cut short his return to NASCAR.
U.S. military personnel rescued at sea after helicopter crash near Djibouti

U.S. military personnel rescued at sea after helicopter crash near Djibouti

No one was seriously injured when a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed into the Arabian Sea Monday following training exercises in Djibouti, the U.S. Navy said.
32 teen boys escape from Tennessee detention center

32 teen boys escape from Tennessee 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.
Jury to decide fates of former Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

Jury to decide fates of former Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

Ahmad Rubaie was studying to become a doctor when his life ended seven years ago. Ali Abdul Razzaq's life was just getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old on September 16, 2007.
St. John Parish drinking water tests positive for brain-eating amoeba

St. John Parish drinking water tests positive for brain-eating amoeba

More than twelve and a half thousand people in St. John parish are at risk of a brain eating amoeba detected in the water system.
Al-Shabaab leader's fate unclear after suspected U.S. drone strike

Al-Shabaab leader's fate unclear after suspected U.S. drone strike

A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted senior leaders of Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the Islamic militant group was wounded or killed, a Somali official said Tuesday.