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It's official! Apple sets event for Sept. 9

Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement. What will the company unveil? "Wish we could say more," reads an invitation sent to media members on Thursday.

It's official! Apple sets event for Sept. 9

Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement. What will the company unveil? "Wish we could say more," reads an invitation sent to media members on Thursday.

Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

Back to school apps

Getting back to school means getting back on a schedule and several new smart phone apps aim to assist with that challenge.

Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

Man arrested after Philip Seymour Hoffman death avoids jail time

Prosecutors on Thursday dropped a drug possession with intent to sell charge against a musician who was arrested earlier this year in connection with the heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Klinsmann names roster for Team USA friendly

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 22 players into camp for the upcoming friendly against the Czech Republic on Sept. 3 in Prague, the USA's first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup cycle.

Surf's up!

It's a surfer's paradise along the Southern California coast.

Gun range death ignites safety debate

Haunting video from an Arizona gun range shows the final seconds of shooting instructor Charles Vacca's life.

Plastic police on patrol

An Oklahoma community is getting a lot of attention for the work of one of their officers.

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing a source confirmed to CNN.

Shocking abuse: Chained child

An 11-year-old boy who was found wandering down a Michigan road early Tuesday told authorities he was running away from home because he had been physically abused.

Obama pledges better care for vets

President Obama unveiled a batch of executive orders Tuesday aimed at correcting what he calls "outrageous and inexcusable" behavior at the Veterans Administration.

Doctors say school start times are unhealthy for students

(CNN) -- If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.

Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

 He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting terrorists in Syria -- and dying there.