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White House 'energetically' working on transferring Gitmo detainees

President Barack Obama's national security team is pushing forward on moving detainees held at Guantanamo Bay to other countries amid outrage in Congress at the recent transfer of five Taliban prisoners in exchange for captive Army Sgt.

Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash to appear in court amid sleep-deprivation reports

The driver of a truck that plowed into a bus carrying comedian Tracy Morgan will appear in court Wednesday amid accusations he had not slept for 24 hours before the crash.

Tennessee man accused of chopping up woman and eating her remains

It wasn't enough for Gregory Scott Hale to kill his victim, authorities say.

Ford creating a tomato-mobile

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Get ready for the tomato-mobile. Ford and Heinz are looking at ways to make car parts out of ketchup by-products, the automaker announced Tuesday.

Big upset: No. 2 House Republican Eric Cantor loses primary

(CNN) -- In what was described as a political "earthquake," the No. 2 Republican in the House, Eric Cantor, lost his primary on Tuesday to a college professor and political neophyte, CNN projects.

1 in 4 Americans are living with diabetes don't know

The number of Americans with diabetes continues to rise -- there are now more than 29 million adults living with the disease, according to the latest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.

Donald Sterling says NBA officials are 'bullies,' 'hypocrites,' 'monsters'

A defiant Donald Sterling calls the NBA "a band of hypocrites and bullies" in a written statement the long-time Los Angeles Clippers co-owner sent to the media through one of his lawyers.

National iced tea day

June 10th is National Iced Tea Day.

Insider Guide: Best of Toulouse

If Paris, Marseille and Lyon are France's big boys, then Toulouse might be their artsy little sister.

Sony presses console lead with exclusives, extras

Sony looked to capitalize on its early sales lead in the console wars at its Electronic Entertainment Expo media briefing on Monday, repeating the mantras of "first," "better" and "only on" as selling points for it