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Attorney General Eric Holder will announce resignation

Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Thursday that he will resign after six years at the Justice Department helm.

Obama to call for action on Ebola crisis at United Nations

U.S. President Barack Obama is to address a high-level meeting on the Ebola outbreak at the U.N.

This cute dog reunites you with your forgotten airplane items

Warning: After seeing this achingly adorable video of KLM's newest employee in action you might be tempted to leave your gadgets behind on your next flight into Amsterdam.

Who won Monday night's ratings race?

The competition was thick during prime time on Monday, and we're not talking about "Dancing with the Stars" or "The Voice." With the debut of Fox's "Gotham" and CBS' "Scorpion," plus the return of fan-favorite series "The Big Bang Theory," "The V

Very few companies offer unlimited vacation days, but these do

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Just because Richard Branson does it, doesn't mean the rest of America will. On Wednesday, the billionaire business mogul announced Virgin Group employees can take as much vacation days as they need.

Suspect in missing Virginia student case found in Texas

A Texas judge Thursday ordered Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, held without bond pending his extradition to Virginia. In an appearance before Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, Matth

Four large fireballs reported over USA

The American Meteor Society (AMS) says four large, unique fireball events were reported Tuesday night.

French president: Islamic extremists beheaded French hostage

French hostage Herve Gourdel was abducted and beheaded, a killing shown on video, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.

Jury declines to charge Tony Stewart in death of driver

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart won't face charges in connection with the on-track death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr., a New York district attorney announced Wednesday.

Obama's coffee cup salute draws criticism

With a coffee cup in hand, President Barack Obama offered a less-than-formal salute Tuesday to a Marine standing guard as he exited the presidential helicopter, Marine One.