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$40 million lawsuit slams Ferguson police actions during recent protests

-- In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."

Motorists find relief this Labor Day Weekend

Motorists have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. Gasoline prices will be at their lowest levels since 2010.

Shakira is expecting her second child

Some celebrity baby news for you, Shakira is expecting her second child. The 37-year-old singer announced her pregnancy with longtime boyfriend, Gerard Pique' on facebook.

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General says it hasn't given up on the idea of buying Family Dollar. While announcing second-quarter earnings Wednesday, Dollar General's CEO reiterated his intentions.

8 must-have travel apps

Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone. 1. AirHelp

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.

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.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie say "I Do"

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are married!! The couple tied the knot Saturday in France in a private ceremony held at their sprawling wine-growing estate.

Taco Bell contest; winner gets free food for life!

Do you like Taco Bell? Then you're going to love this promotion, the chance to win free food, for life! It won't be easy to win.

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.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry in France

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married over the weekend in France, a representative for Jolie confirmed Thursday.