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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

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Massive Postal Service breach hits employees and customers

Hackers recently broke into a U.S. Postal Service computer system and stole personal data, including social security numbers, for 750,000 employees and retirees, a U.S. official familiar with the breach told CNN on Monday.

Former UNC athlete sues school over academic scandal

(CNN) -- A former University of North Carolina football player has become the first to sue the university over an 18-year academic scandal that kept athletes eligible to play sports by taking classes that never met.

Sears is selling hundreds of stores. Investors cheer.

Sears is deploying its biggest weapon -- its vast real-estate holdings -- in an attempt to avoid a death spiral. So far investors love it.

Smoke pot legally? You can still get fired

Your state may be OK with you smoking pot, but that doesn't mean your employer is.

Obama wades into foreign policy challenges on Asia trip

 HONG KONG (CNN) -- After his party's losses in the midterm elections, President Barack Obama will wade into a mass of foreign policy challenges during his trip to Asia this week.

Obama wades into foreign policy challenges on Asia trip

 HONG KONG (CNN) -- After his party's losses in the midterm elections, President Barack Obama will wade into a mass of foreign policy challenges during his trip to Asia this week.

Soldier shot, killed at welcome home party

A U.S. Army Veteran was shot and killed early Sunday while celebrating his recent homecoming from Afghanistan.

President nominates Loretta Lynch as attorney general

President Barack Obama on Saturday nominated Loretta Lynch as his next U.S. attorney general, describing the two-time U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York as a "tough, fair and independent" lawyer.

Two Americans freed by North Korea arrive back in U.S.

 (CNN) -- Two Americans who spent months imprisoned in North Korea arrived back on U.S. soil late Saturday after the secretive nation's leader, Kim Jong Un, ordered their release.

Two Americans freed by North Korea arrive back in U.S.

 (CNN) -- Two Americans who spent months imprisoned in North Korea arrived back on U.S. soil late Saturday after the secretive nation's leader, Kim Jong Un, ordered their release.

Last 2 Americans held in North Korea freed

Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been allowed to leave North Korea "and are on their way home," the U.S. government announced Saturday, leaving no more Americans detained in the reclusive East Asian nation.

REPORT: Loretta Lynch to be nominated as U.S. Attorney General

6:06 p.m. EST -- The White House confirmed Friday night that President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch to become the next attorney general.

House of filth: Inside look

Mounds of trash. Countless dirty diapers. A dead dog lying on a mattress, feces smeared on the ceilings and, perhaps most heartbreaking, the handprint of a baby on a wall are revealed in

Autopsy: Robin Williams' death ruled suicide

The death of actor and comedian Robin Williams was a suicide, the coroner in Marin County, California, said Friday.

Gettysburg hero honored

President Obama on Thursday posthumously awarded a Civil War hero the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.