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  • After being inexplicably removed from Windows 8, the Start menu is back, and includes a new personalizable space for favorite apps, programs and websites.

    Microsoft Introduces Windows 10

    Meet the new and improved Windows. No, it’s not Windows 9 — Microsoft is going straight from Windows 8 to Windows 10. Microsoft showed off the latest version of its flagship operating system at an event in San Francisco Tuesday. It wasn’t a complete unveiling — Microsoft focused on a handful of features that will benefit business customers. Here’s a quick rundown: - Return of the Start menu. After being inexplicably removed from Windows 8, the Start menu is back, […]

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    CDC: First Diagnosed Case of Ebola in the U.S.

    A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. The person, whose identity was not released, left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC. At that time, the person did not have symptoms. “But four or five days later,” that person began to show symptoms, Frieden said. […]

  • [FILE] Michael Phelps attends a Team USA training camp in Knoxville Tennessee ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics. (CNN)

    Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps Arrested on DUI Charge

    [Breaking news update, published 3:53 p.m. ET] Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps said Tuesday on his official Twitter account that he is “deeply sorry to everyone I have let down” after being arrested in Maryland on a DUI charge. “I understand the severity of my actions and take full responsibility,” Phelps said in a series of three tweets. [Oirginal story, published 1:39 p.m. ET] (CNN) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested early […]

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    Secret Service Director: White House Intrusion ‘Unacceptable’

    WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House “unacceptable” and told a congressional committee Tuesday she takes “full responsibility.” Omar Gonzalez, a 42-year-old, knife-wielding Iraq war veteran, entered an unlocked door to the executive mansion, Pierson told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which grilled her on the September 19 security breach. The door had no remote locking mechanism and needed to […]

  • Beverly Carter went to show a home in Scott, Arkansas on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Then, she vanished. On Sunday, a court issued an arrest warrant for Aaron M. Lewis, 33, in her disappearance.

    Missing Realtor’s Body Found in Shallow Grave

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — The body of missing Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter has been located north of the Little Rock area, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office said early Tuesday. Her body was found in a shallow grave near Cabot, about 20 miles northeast of central Little Rock. Arron Lewis, of Jacksonville, will be charged with capital murder, the sheriff’s office said. The 33-year-old was arrested by authorities Monday. “Lewis admitted … to kidnapping Beverly Carter, but would not divulge her […]

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    DNA Links Hannah Graham Case to Other Unsolved Murder

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month’s disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN Monday. Virginia State Police had said earlier that the two cases were connected by a “forensic link” but did not elaborate. Almost from the start, speculation was raised about the possibility of a connection between Graham’s disappearance and Harrington’s death. […]

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    Doctor: NFL Player Who Killed Girlfriend, Self Likely Had CTE

    Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report. Dr. Piotr Kozlowski, who prepared the report, found tangles of tau proteins in all seven sections of the hippocampus part of the brain, findings consistent with other players diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The hippocampus is a seahorse-shaped structure crucial for memory. CNN had an outside […]

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    Arizona Cardinals Player Formally Charged in Domestic Violence Case

    Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been indicted on a felony charge of aggravated assault stemming from two July arguments with his wife. The aggravated assault charge, a class 4 felony, was returned by a Maricopa County Grand Jury on Friday. Dwyer also was indicted on eight misdemeanors that included one assault charge. The Cardinals deactivated Dwyer after he was arrested earlier this month in connection with the incidents, including one in which police say Dwyer head-butted his wife, […]

  • Beverly Carter went to show a home in Scott, Arkansas on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Then, she vanished. On Sunday, a court issued an arrest warrant for Aaron M. Lewis, 33, in her disappearance.

    Realtor Vanishes on the Job, Suspect Arrested

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — Police arrested Aaron Lewis on Monday in connection with the disappearance of Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter, police say. The Little Rock Police Department made the arrest, said Lt. Carl Minden with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office. On Sunday, police issued an arrest warrant for Lewis, 33, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, saying he was wanted for a suspected kidnapping. The warrant provided no other details. Carter went to show a home in the city of Scott on Thursday. […]

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    27 New Billionaires in Richest Americans List

    NEW YORK — It’s been a very good year for the 1%. On average, the people on Forbes’ American billionaire list released Monday have a net worth of $5.7 billion, up from $5 billion last year. Their wealth is so staggering that the magazine had to raise its “price of admission” by $25 million to $1.55 billion. Topping the list are the familiar names of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. But some of the biggest gains went to people who […]

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    Chicago Flight Woes Continue

    CHICAGO, Illinois — If you are traveling today, you may want to check with your airline. Thousands of flights into and out of Chicago’s two airports have been delayed or canceled since a fire damaged a key Chicago air traffic control center Friday, creating flight problems that rippled across the nation. Aviation authorities say it will take at least two weeks to get the center back to normal. One airport affected, O’Hare International, is the world’s second-busiest airport. Long lines […]

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    ISIS Fighter: US ‘Strikes Cannot Stop Us’

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey — The United States may be touting its strikes on ISIS targets in Syria, but one of the terror group’s fighters says the hits are trivial at best. In an exclusive interview with CNN, a Syrian ISIS fighter using the pseudonym Abu Talha said the militant group has been preparing for such attacks. “We’ve been ready for this for some time,” Abu Talha said. “We know that our bases are known because they’re tracking us with radars and […]


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