Awkward: Sears borrows $400M from its CEO

Talk about awkward. Sears secured a $400 million loan this week from a hedge fund whose sole shareholder is the struggling retailer's chairman, CEO and leading…

Tony Stewart case goes to grand jury

Tony Stewart 2

Joe Skippe/Reuters

The evidence gathered after Tony Stewart's race car struck and killed another driver who was walking on the track will be given soon to a grand jury, a…

Top Wal-Mart exec resigns amid resume flap

A senior spokesman at Wal-Mart has resigned after the company found out he did not have the college degree he claimed to have.

David Tovar's resume said he…

House leaders lobby members on ISIS vote

A day before the House votes on whether to give President Barack Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight ISIS, leaders of both political…

Police: Hatred of US motivated killer

Ali Muhammad Brown

Essex County Prosecutor's Office

Ali Muhammad Brown was focused on one thing, authorities say.

America's largest pension ditches hedge funds

America's largest pension fund is saying goodbye to hedge funds.

The decision by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) to exit all hedge…

Police to trooper killer: 'We will find you'

Pennsylvania barracks shooting scene

Dean McDermott via CNN

Lt. Col. George Bivens has a message for whoever ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers last week: "We will find you."

Police hunt named suspect in trooper shooting

Pennsylvania barracks shooting scene

Dean McDermott via CNN

Law enforcement officials said Tuesday they are hunting for a man they believe ambushed Pennsylvania State Police troopers, killing one and seriously injuring…

Free startup advice from Silicon Valley's best, including Marissa Mayer, Marc Andreessen

If you're lucky enough to be one of the startups accepted into Y Combinator, one of Silicon Valley's most prominent accelerators, your experience in the three…

Severed head falls out of neighbor's trash bag

Severed head Tennessee

WREG

A Tennessee man cannot believe his eyes when a severed head falls out of his neighbor's trash bag.

Boeing, Space X to get NASA contracts

Astronaut on spacewalk

NASA

Boeing and SpaceX will be awarded NASA contracts to transport astronauts to and from the international space station, CNN has learned.

The space agency will…

'The View' co-hosts swap weight-loss stories

"The View" returned to TV on Monday with a new set, two new faces and a pair of returning hosts who've spent their time away focusing on their health.

During…

CNN witnesses successful anti-ISIS operation

Kurdish Peshmerga battle ISIS

CNN

A thousand troops with Kurdish Peshmerga were in position by dawn, ready to strike. The goal: to push ISIS forces back westward toward Mosul and farther from…

Safety regulators share blame for GM recall failure

GM, General Motors

Federal safety regulators share the blame for the failure to recall General Motors cars with a flawed ignition recall tied to at least 19 deaths, according to…

Microbrew sales boom at Ohio nudie bar

Topless ladies? That's so passe. The nation's strip clubs are in a period of peak innovation.

Portland, Oregon, laid claim to the first vegan strip club, Casa…

Driver in Hudson River crash gets 2-year term

The man who pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree vehicular manslaughter after driving a speedboat into a barge on the Hudson River, killing a…

NASA to announce private space shuttle deal

Astronaut on spacewalk

NASA

NASA will make a "major announcement" later Tuesday about its plans to partner with the private sector to transport astronauts to the international space…

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--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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