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Cyber Monday hits $3 billion sales record

Cyber Monday was America's biggest e-commerce sales day ever.

Data collected by Adobe found U.S. online orders totaled $3.07 billion. The previous record was set last week on Black Friday, when $2.74 billion worth of merchandise was sold.

The sales tot...

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Moscow: Turkey shot down plane to protect oil

Tensions between Russia and Turkey, already playing different roles in Syria's bloody civil war, escalated with the downing of a Russian warplane on November 24.

It's the most recent clash in a series of disputes between the two countries.

Russian Pre...

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Jury selection continues in Freddie Gray trial

Jury selection resumed Tuesday in the trial of a Baltimore Police Department officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray.


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Chicago police superintendent asked to resign

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he has asked for the resignation of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

Hillary Clinton, Nov. 14, 2015

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Some of Hillary Clinton's Benghazi-related emails released

An email chain at the center of Republican criticism of Hillary Clinton's handling of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was released by the State Department on Monday.

In the exchange from the night of the attack, Clinton told her daug...

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University president: 'This is Not a Day Care. It's a University!'

The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University blogged that students are thin-skinned.

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America's poor are still heavily in debt

It's that time of year when Americans are encouraged to spend big on others and on themselves.

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ISIS chief's ex-wife released in swap

The Lebanese government on Tuesday released the former wife of ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as part of a prisoner swap with an al Qaeda affiliate, a Lebanese security official said.

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More Atlantic City casinos may close, says Moody's

In gambling the house usually wins, but in Atlantic City it's the casinos that are facing long odds.

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White House hopefuls mark World AIDS Day

On World AIDS Day, Democratic presidential candidates on Tuesday highlighted the need to make HIV and AIDS medications more affordable and accessible.

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