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How the GOP used Twitter to stretch election laws

Republicans and outside groups used anonymous Twitter accounts to share internal polling data ahead of the midterm elections, CNN has learned, a practice that raises questions about whether they violated campaign finance laws that prohibit coor

Al Franken: Ted Cruz doesn't understand net neutrality

Sen. Ted Cruz, who argued net neutrality is like "Obamacare for the Internet" doesn't understand the issue, according to Sen. Al Franken.

'Facebook at Work' is coming to your office

Facebook is working on an office version of its social network for employee-to-employee communication at work.

Half work, half vacation: Meet the 'work-cation'

Feel like getting away? Don't want to use a vacation day? Just combine work and vacation.

German Shepherd puppy apparently chews off own foot to escape being chained

Authorities were investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a German Shepherd puppy that had apparently chewed off his own hind foot after being chained.

One final salute

The photo has been seen by millions of people around the world. It shows 98-year-old Justus "Jay" Belfield saluting from his bed at Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scotia, New York on Veterans Day.

Second Ebola death in the United States

A surgeon being treated for Ebola in Nebraska has died. Dr. Martin Salia passed away early Monday morning as a result of advanced symptoms of the disease, according to Nebraska medicine.

Court orders strip club to pay $10M in back wages to dancers

 NEW YORK (CNN) -- More than 2,000 current and former exotic dancers in New York City were awarded $10 million in a class-action lawsuit they brought against their employer, Rick's Cabaret.

Obama calls new U.S. hostage's beheading by ISIS 'pure evil'

American aid worker and former soldier Peter Kassig was beheaded by ISIS terrorists, the White House confirmed Sunday, hours after a video claiming to show the victim surfaced online.

Obama calls new U.S. hostage's beheading by ISIS 'pure evil'

American aid worker and former soldier Peter Kassig was beheaded by ISIS terrorists, the White House confirmed Sunday, hours after a video claiming to show the victim surfaced online.

Analysts: New ISIS video 'sign of desperation'

 Like a wounded animal lashing out in fury, ISIS is betraying hints of desperation in its latest video, which purportedly shows the aftermath of the beheading of U.S. hostage Peter Kassig, analysts said Sunday.

Analysts: New ISIS video 'sign of desperation'

 Like a wounded animal lashing out in fury, ISIS is betraying hints of desperation in its latest video, which purportedly shows the aftermath of the beheading of U.S. hostage Peter Kassig, analysts said Sunday.

Bill Cosby's attorney calls rape allegations 'decade-old' and 'discredited'

 For now, it seems, Bill Cosby's public response to renewed allegations of sexual assault is complete and utter silence.

Hagel: Might have to consider ground forces in Iraq

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is suggesting he may have to consider recommendations to place ground forces in Iraq to help forces there locate targets if, in fact, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff makes that recommendation.

World leaders take Putin to task over Ukraine at G20 in Australia

For Russian President Vladimir Putin, the G20 summit in Australia didn't prove to be a very amicable occasion.