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President Obama to visit the CDC in Atlanta

President Obama will be in Atlanta today (Tuesday), where he will visit the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pet goldfish has surgery to remove tumor

An Australian man decided to try and save his ten year-old goldfish after it developed a tumor around its head. George the goldfish was starting to really suffer from a tumor near his head.

Macy's, Bloomingdales to offer same-day delivery

Macy's is getting on the instant-gratification bandwagon, saying it will begin providing same-day delivery very soon.

UPS plans huge boost in holiday hiring

UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work. The parcel delivery service plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees this holiday season, nearly double last year's total of 55,000.

Taliban kill 3 ISAF members in Afghanistan blast

Three members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force were killed in an attack in Kabul on Tuesday, the coalition said.

War against ISIS: What does Rand Paul's 'yes' mean?

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. Rand Paul has gotten questions from the media lately at nearly every stop and in almost every interview about where he stands on combating the threat of ISIS.

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall

The Wall Street Journal labeled it a "Halloween horror story." The Internet called it something else: a "pumpkin panic."

Urban Outfitters pulls offensive Kent State sweatshirt

After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive.

McDonald's launches second National Free Coffee event

McDonald’s will be offering a little pick-me-up to its customers beginning tomorrow. The announcement came last week, when McDonald’s announced its second national Free Coffee Event.

Lawyer: Secret children, living and dead, hidden by squalor for years

It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.

At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

Adrian Peterson to play Sunday, Minnesota Vikings owners say

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and is scheduled to play in Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints, despite facing a child abuse charge, team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said in a statement Monday.

Ebola survivor will testify before Congress

Tuesday afternoon, Doctor Kent Brantly is scheduled to testify at a Senate hearing on the Ebola outbreak. He's one of four Americans infected with the disease.

GM to unveil initial death toll from ignition flaw

The attorney overseeing G-M's Compensation Fund will announce today (Monday) how many deaths and injuries have been tied to the automaker's ignition switch flaw so far.

Apple sold 4 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in first day

Apparently, a lot of people want the iPhone 6. Apple sold a record 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones on Friday, the first day that the new iGadgets were available for pre-order, the company said Monday.