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Apple profit soars on huge iPhone and Mac sales

Even as Apple seeks out growth by delving into payments and watches, Apple's core business continues to boom on the back of its revving iPhone engine.

Darren Vann

Lake County Sheriff's Office

Authorities ID man held after 7 bodies found

Darren Deon Vann, 43, told police he "messed up" by killing a woman in Hammond, Indiana, then came clean, leading them to several more bodies in nearby Gary, Hammond Police Chief John Doughty said Monday.

Doughty stopped short of calling the convicte...

GM dealership

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GM ignition switch death toll climbs to 29

Claims of deaths and injuries tied to General Motors' faulty ignition switch continue to rise, and two more deaths have been linked to the problem.

The number of deaths has climbed by two and now stands at 29, according to numbers released by attorney...

Alison Grimes

From Alison Lundergan Grimes

Grimes and her family's Hugh Jass Burgers

In her race to defeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up her support for raising the minimum wage and criticizing what she calls the GOP's "war on women."

Michael Brown

Attorney: Charge officer in Brown killing

Blood from Michael Brown that was found on the uniform and in the police car of Officer Darren Wilson appears to back the officer's version of events, but still leaves questions unanswered, law enforcement sources told CNN.

Those sources corroborated...

US soldiers train for Ebola

REUTERS/Harrison McClary

Ebola monitoring period over for 43 Texans

Forty-three people who came into contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan are now officially cleared after not demonstrating any symptoms during a 21-day monitoring period, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Monday.

One more will be cleared la...

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Mark Blinch/Reuters

Panic over? Calm returns to stocks

It feels like investors rolled out their yoga mats and took a deep breath Monday. Calm is back in the stock market.

Libya US consulte Benghazi aftermath

Esam Al-Fetori / Reuters

Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty

A lawyer for Benghazi suspect Ahmed Salin Faraj Abu Khatallah entered a plea of not guilty Monday to all charges related to the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic complex in Libya.

Monica Lewinsky, William Ginsburg

Reuters

Lewinsky's new mission: End cyberbullying

Monica Lewinsky told an audience in Philadelphia on Monday that her new mission in life was to end cyberbullying. Her speech -- and her goal -- come as the former White House intern steps into the public eye after years of trying to live privately.

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Headaches on Wall Street

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Ebola is a fear factor for stock market

Fear has returned to Wall Street this fall and at least some of the heightened nervousness can be pinned on Ebola.

Honda

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners to bring in cars whose airbags might explode, sending metal fragments into the driver and other passengers.

Kobani

Officials: ISIS attacks Kurd forces in Iraq

ISIS militants launched about 15 near-simultaneous attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday in what Kurdish government officials and the Kurdish news agency Rudaw said was a fierce and renewed push for Kurdish-held territory.

The deadliest...

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Gawker's 16 ugliest American accents

Pittsburgh Dahntahn restaurant

Doug Kerr/Wikimedia Commons

Yo, Pittsburgh. You talk funny. At least, according to Gawker's rankings of America's ugliest accents.

What to know: Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

Puported video of kidnapped Nigerian girls

On Thursday, the Nigerian government announced a ceasefire agreement that included the release of more than 200 of kidnapped girls. But Boko Haram has remained silent since that announcement -- and continued attacking towns over the weekend. Learn more about this shocking situation and the group behind it.

On this day: October 20

Douglas MacArthur wading ashore in the Philippines, 1944, World War II

National Archives and Records Administration

Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.

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