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Photos show North Korea likely testing more rocket engines

North Korea more than likely tested a long-range rocket engine late last month, according to analysis of new satellite imagery over the site.

In new book, Paul Ryan to ask 'Where do we go from here?'

Another potential 2016 contender landed a book deal, this one to come out next year just ahead of the midterm elections.

More gunfire after Kenyan forces assault Nairobi's Westgate mall

Heavy gunfire sent aid workers and journalists scrambling outside Nairobi's Westgate Shopping Mall on Monday afternoon, more than an hour after a Kenyan government official said security forces had taken full control of the four-story build

China's Bo Xilai appeals conviction

(CNN) -- One day after a court in eastern China sentenced him to life in prison for corruption, former Communist Party official Bo Xilai appealed his verdict and sentencing, a source with direct knowledge of the case told CNN.

REPORT: Egypt court bans Brotherhood activities

An Egyptian court Monday ordered a ban on activities of the Muslim Brotherhood and froze its finances, according to state-run news website Egynews.

Fidelity sued by employees over its own 401(k) plan

Fidelity Investments, one of the country's largest retirement plan providers, is being sued over the 401(k) plan it offers its own workers.

Wal-Mart to hire 10% more for holiday rush

Wal-Mart is upping its holiday hiring. The world's largest retailer said that it is bringing on 55,000 seasonal workers to handle the Christmas rush this year, up from 50,000 last year.

Wal-Mart to hire 10% more for holiday rush

Wal-Mart is upping its holiday hiring. The world's largest retailer said that it is bringing on 55,000 seasonal workers to handle the Christmas rush this year, up from 50,000 last year.

Twitter: The angriest place on the Internet?

In the seven years since its founding, Twitter has become a go-to place for news updates, witty one-liners, political one-upmanship and even absurdist storytelling. It's also become a go-to place for intolerant bile.

2013 Emmys: Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington FTW

The 2013 Emmys had a few memorable pairs -- Tina Fey and Amy Poehler; comedy winners Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale -- but Diahann Carroll and Kerry Washington were history in the making.