Pentagon: US military conducts operation in Somalia

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U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said.

"We are…

Survivor lead singer Jimi Jamison is dead

Jimi Jamison, Survior

Jimi Jamison, who belted out the hits "The Search is Over" and "Burning Heart" for 1980s rock band Survivor, has died. He was 63.

"The entire Survivor family is…

Carrie Underwood tweets pregnancy

Carrie Underwood at the 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards

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

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread…

Firefighters save mountain lion cubs

Two Montana firefighters dressed in their bright yellow firefighting gear stand smiling broadly, each cuddling what looks like a blackened and charred chunk…

UN to investigate alleged abuses by ISIS

Damaged vehicle, Mosul

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The U.N. Human Rights Council said Monday that it will send a special mission to Iraq to investigate human rights abuses and war crimes allegedly committed by…

FBI probes Jennifer Lawrence nude photo hack

Jennifer Lawrence, 2014 Oscars

Wen-Chun Fan/CNN

A hacker's leak of nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities is now a case for the FBI.

Nude photographs of Lawrence, who won an Academy…

Fast-food workers plan nationwide protest Thursday

The campaign to get fast-food workers paid at least $15 a hour resumes later this week.

Union organizers say workers will walk off their jobs Thursday in 150…

Radamel Falcao seals loan move to Man Utd

They may be winless in competitive fixtures so far this season, but Manchester United scored a victory of sorts on European football's transfer deadline…

Liberia warns of Ebola becoming global crisis

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Monday that the situation over the massive Ebola outbreak in her country "remains grave."

"Our health delivery…

Alaska Senate race heats up with heinous crime in the spotlight

The campaign of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is changing a political ad to remove references to a gruesome murder case after the victims' family called on the…

Ebola zone: Funerals and ghost towns

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

Brent Swails/CNN

At the gravesite in a northern Liberia village, there are no religious or traditional burial rites. No ceremony, no mourning, no family members, and no final…

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…

CNN mourns loss of photojournalist

CNN Photographer Sarmad Qaseera

CNN

CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera.

URGENT - Somalia US Operation

(CNN) -- U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby told CNN.…

How celebrities' nude photos get leaked

Jennifer Lawrence Nov

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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

Sailors, marines rescued after chopper crash

Super Stallion chopper

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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.

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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