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ISIS video shows beheading of second American journalist, Steven Sotloff

ISIS video shows beheading of second American journalist, Steven Sotloff

The ISIS terror group has published a video titled "A second message to America," showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. The video also threatens the life of British captive, David Haines.
Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy in tweet

Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy in tweet

Country music star Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher took to Twitter Monday to make an announcement: They are expecting their first child.

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

MOGADISHU, Somalia (CNN) -- He's known as the man behind 2013's ghastly shopping mall siege in Nairobi, Kenya. He's pledged his terror group's allegiance to al Qaeda.

Al-Shabaab grew amid Somalia's lawlessness

(CNN) -- U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday in Somalia against the Al-Shabaab network, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said. Here is a Q&A that looks at the al Qaeda-linked militant group:
U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Fast Facts

U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's what you need to know about the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament.
3 things to know about the biggest IPO in a long time

3 things to know about the biggest IPO in a long time

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is gearing up for a market debut that could set new records. Now that it's just around the corner, here are three things you need to know before the big splash: 1. It's any day, folks
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.
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.