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Fishermen snag gator

A group of fishermen have quite the story to tell after catching a ten foot alligator off a pier in Venice, Florida, but Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are not happy about it.

Taking on ISIS

President Obama met with Congressional leaders Tuesday ahead of his planned Wednesday night speech on combatting ISIS militants.

Apple goes big

Apple presented their latest products Tuesday, and while new iPhones are on the way the big reveal was the new Apple Watch. It's Apple's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

ISIS, ISIL or the Islamic State?

(CNN) -- Is it ISIS, ISIL, Islamic State or Daiish?
A year later, Obama again addresses nation on Syria

A year later, Obama again addresses nation on Syria

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A year later, President Barack Obama will likely talk differently about Syria.
Missing nursing student Holly Bobo's remains found in Tennessee

Missing nursing student Holly Bobo's remains found in Tennessee

After three years of searching, the remains of Holly Bobo have been found in Tennessee.
Major sites will show perpetual 'loading' symbol Wednesday

Major sites will show perpetual 'loading' symbol Wednesday

Your Internet won't be any slower than usual on Wednesday, but it might look like it is.
Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- With President Barack Obama set to lay out his strategy to deal with ISIS on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry left for the Middle East on an urgent new diplomatic drive with a single sales objective: Shore up support
Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

Kerry's mission: Mideast buy-in for anti-ISIS effort

With President Barack Obama set to lay out his strategy to deal with ISIS on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry left for the Middle East on an urgent new diplomatic drive with a single sales objective: Shore up support from Sunni Arabs to
Cops identify people behind ice bucket prank on autistic teen

Cops identify people behind ice bucket prank on autistic teen

Police have identified those involved in an incident in which the ice bucket challenge trend was used to trick an autistic teenager into being drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.
Indiana couple charged with holding woman in dog cage for weeks

Indiana couple charged with holding woman in dog cage for weeks

A young Indiana mother was gagged with chloroform and held captive for two months, forced to wear a dog collar tethered to an "intricate restraint system" and kept in a wooden cage built by one of her "sadist" captors, polic
Apple unveils two new iPhones

Apple unveils two new iPhones

Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Tuesday.
Man shot to death after charging police officer with sword

Man shot to death after charging police officer with sword

Central Louisiana police officers have shot and killed a man who allegedly charged at them with a sword.
Cops identify people behind ice bucket prank on autistic teen

Cops identify people behind ice bucket prank on autistic teen

Police have identified those involved in an incident in which the ice bucket challenge trend was used to trick an autistic teenager into being drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.
Rebels sold Steven Sotloff's location to ISIS for thousands, family rep says

Rebels sold Steven Sotloff's location to ISIS for thousands, family rep says

(CNN) -- The family of slain American hostage Steven Sotloff believes ISIS paid as much as $50,000 to rebels who alerted the militant group that the journalist had entered Syria, a spokesman told CNN.