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Dow jumps 421 points, best day since 2011

Scrooge has left the building. Heck, he's not even on the same planet anymore.

The Dow shot up 421 points Thursday for its best day in more than three years. The S&P 500 experienced its biggest gains since January 2013.

After taking a beating earlier…

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Pentagon has new name for ISIS

There's yet another new name for ISIS among those fighting against the terror group. Daesh.

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When Fidel Castro sent FDR fan mail

President Barack Obama jolted the long, tumultuous relationship between the United States and Cuba with his decision to normalize relations with a country that has fascinated and vexed Americans since the days of Theodore Roosevelt.

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Amazon unveils one-hour delivery in New York

Amazon now has a solution for some of its customers who can't wait a few hours for delivery.

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U.S. airstrikes kill 3 top ISIS leaders

U.S. airstrikes have killed two top-level and one mid-level ISIS leader, a senior U.S. military official tells CNN.

Haji Mutazz was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's deputy in Iraq; Abd al Basit was his military emir in Iraq; and Radwan Talib was his Mosul…

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Report: Secret Service stretched too thin

The Secret Service is stretched "beyond its limits" and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks -- and the White House needs a better fence -- an independent review has found.

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Tsarnaev makes final appearance before trial

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a judge Thursday he was satisfied with his defense lawyers at what is expected to be the final public hearing before his death penalty trial begins.

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Defector: North Korea runs vast hacker network

North Korea is one of the world's poorest countries, seen as well behind most everyone when it comes to most technologies and much more.

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Army to launch 'blimp' that detects missiles

The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington D.C. area from cruise missiles and other possible air attacks.

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Activists plan to drop 'Interview' DVDs in North Korea

Sony pulled its controversial film "The Interview" after public threats, but one activist group hopes it can drop copies of the film into North Korea from the sky.

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