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  • Unemployment rate falls to 7-year low

    Job fair, job fair line

    Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

    The U.S. Labor Department says 173,000 jobs were added in the month of August, and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent.

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  • Joe Gliniewicz

    Lake County Sheriff's Office via CNN

    Video might hold clue to Ill. officer's killing

    Police may soon have "significant" evidence to announce in this week's killing of an Illinois police officer, including footage from a home security video system in the area of the shooting.

    Any video in the area could help authorities determine who s...

  • Kim Davis door

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    Ky. clerk's office issues marriage license

    [Breaking news update, published at 8:27 a.m. ET]

    William Smith Jr. and James "Jim" Yates on Friday morning became the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in Rowan County, Kentucky.

    The couple received the license from a deputy clerk t...

  • Apple WWDC 2011

    What will Apple announce on Wednesday?

    Despite what a recent Apple invitation promised, Siri is terrible at giving hints.

  • burglary death 2

    KPLR, KTVI

    11-year-old left alone with sister kills teen

    An 11-year-old St. Louis-area boy left alone at home with his 4-year-old sister staved off several home invasion attempts before finally shooting and killing a 16-year-old intruder, according to police.

    At least one neighbor, however, offered a differ...

  • Trump in Alabama CNN

    CNN

    Trump stumped on foreign policy, hits 'gotcha' questions

    Donald Trump stumbled when asked about the heads of major terrorist organizations on Thursday and then lashed out at what he called a "gotcha question."

    Trump, the front-runner for the GOP nomination, blasted conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt in an ...

  • Ted Cruz

    From Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate

    In 2016, Ted Cruz dreams of a 2012 replay

    Ted Cruz's team thinks they already beat Jeb Bush -- three years ago.

    That's when Cruz, a young lawyer with a thin resume but political talent, elbowed his way through a crowded field with just enough cash and just enough endorsements to topple an est...

  • Trump frowning debate

    Fox News

    Fact check: Trump misstates piece of Iran deal

    Real estate mogul Donald Trump is known for bragging about his ability to negotiate, and he has been hitting President Barack Obama hard over the Iran nuclear deal.

    But one of Trump's major arguments against the deal is actually incorrect, according t...

  • Hillary Clinton 1995

    EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

    Would Clinton be this bold today?

    It's still Hillary Clinton's most iconic moment.

    Long before Benghazi, email scandals, a globetrotting run as secretary of state and the "18 million cracks" she punched in the glass ceiling during her 2008 presidential campaign, the then-first lady ca...

  • Texas deputy's killer still at large

    Harris County Sheriff's Office via CNN

    Texas deputy shot at gas station to be laid to rest

    Mourners will gather Friday to give a final salute to a deputy sheriff shot to death last week while fueling his patrol car near Houston.

    Deputy Darren H. Goforth died at the scene on August 28 when a gunman came up behind him at a gas station and sho...

  • Map of Malaysia

    CIA via wikimedia

    At least 24 die after boat sinks off Malaysia

    At least 24 people have drowned and dozens are missing after a boat carrying up to 80 people capsized off the coast of western Malaysia.

    Nineteen of the dead were women, according to First Admiral Mohd Aliyas Hamdan from the Malaysian Maritime Enforc...

  • EU migrants Hungary

    Matt Cardy/Getty Images

    Turkey, Russia blames West for migrant crisis

    Who's to blame for Europe's deepening refugee crisis? To hear Erdogan and Putin tell it, it's the West.

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian leader Vladimir Putin both point the finger at Europe and the United States for what has now be...

  • Business suit and tie

    Mart1n/SXC

    Stress at work is as bad as secondhand smoke

    Workplace stress isn't just annoying -- it's as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.

    "When you think about how much time individuals typically spend at wo...

  • China military missiles

    Jason Lee - Pool/Getty Images

    China parade shows off missile advances

    The neat rows of clearly marked missile systems that wound their way through Beijing Thursday as part of a massive military parade underscore the rapid development of China's indigenous defense industry.

    Notable missiles on display for the first time...

  • Migrants to Europe

    Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

    Migrant crisis: Europe distraught, divided

    "These are not 'quotas,' they are human lives."

    That was one sentence in a Facebook post by the mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, protesting what she described as the Spanish government's "pathetic" response to the migrant crisis now gripping much of Eur...

  • Boeing 777-9X

    Boeing Co. via CNN

    Dreams, wings unfold with 777X airliner

    Big rumblings are going on at America's airplane capital -- the Boeing Co. aircraft factory north of Seattle.

    Engineers are moving forward with building the world's biggest twin-engine jetliner.

    They're calling it the 777-9X, the first aircraft of th...

  • Sacramento ball field

    KCRA

    3 shot, 1 killed near Sacramento college campus

    Three people have been shot and one of them has died on the campus of a Sacramento community college, according to several news reports.

  • Stephen Rankin

    WAVY, Portsmouth Police Department, family photos

    Virginia cop indicted in teen's death

    A grand jury has indicted Portsmouth, Virginia, police Officer Stephen Rankin on a first-degree murder charge related to the shooting of an unarmed teen in a Walmart parking lot, according to public Virginia court records.

    William Chapman, 18, was fat...

  • Obese men fat belly

    SXC

    Double mastectomies for men on the rise

    An increasing number of women in the last decade have been deciding to have both their breasts removed after being diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. It now seems that more men are also opting to have this type of double mastectomy, according ...

  • Hands up shooting

    CNN, KSAT

    Attorney: Texas man hit deputy with blunt end of knife

    The man shot dead by police last week outside his Texas home had hit one of the officers with the butt end of a knife, the lawyer for the family of Gilbert Flores said Thursday.

    But Thomas Henry said experts the family has working on the case have "se...

  • Biden at podium

    CNN

    Biden: Family biggest factor in 2016 decision

    Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he "would not hesitate" to run for president if he concludes that he can launch a "viable" campaign and that his family can make it through a presidential bid following the recent death of his son.

    "If I can...

  • Trump Bush

    Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images, Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

    Bush vows to 'fight back' against Trump

    A fiery Jeb Bush ramped up his rhetoric against presidential rival Donald Trump Thursday night in yet another show of force as the former Florida governor changes tactics to go after the Republican front-runner.

    Taking questions from voters at a Veter...

  • Don Allen

    Abilene Police Department via CNN

    2 arrested in Texas officer's death

    Texas authorities arrested two suspects Thursday evening in connection with the death of an off-duty Abilene police officer.

    Violetta Walter, 30, and Phillip Walter, 29, have been arrested on suspicion of first-degree felony murder. Each is being held...

  • Illinois search

    CNN, WBBM, WGN, WLS, Facebook

    Video might hold clue to officer's killing

    Police may soon have "significant" evidence to announce in this week's killing of an Illinois police officer, including footage from a home security video system in the area of the shooting, an official said Thursday.

    Any video in the area could help ...

  • Janet Yellen

    Pool

    This jobs report is very important. Here's why

    Friday is a big day for the U.S. economy.

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