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Bobby Jindal: The right's unlikely Common Core hero

 When Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal recently finished a speech blasting the Common Core education standards, a room full of activists from the conservative American Principles Project jumped from their seats in applause.

U.S. bringing home almost all troops sent to Africa in Ebola crisis

 The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops sent to West Africa 10 months ago to support efforts to battle the Ebola epidemic, the Pentagon announced Tuesday in a press release.

3 Muslim students shot to death in apartment near UNC Chapel Hill

  A 46-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of three Muslim students in an apartment near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

As Alabama's same-sex couples say, 'I do,' some judges say, 'I don't'

 The first day of same-sex marriage turned out to be a mixed bag for Alabama.

U.S. suspends embassy operations in Yemen

The U.S. Embassy in Yemen is asking Americans in the country to leave and has moved staffers out of the country, citing a deteriorating security situation.

Urban Outfitters product 'reminiscent' of Holocaust?

The Anti-Defamation League has condemned a product sold in Urban Outfitters stores that it says resembles uniforms prisoners were forced to wear during the Holocaust. The gray and white striped tapestry features pink triangles.

An Apple Watch may help keep the doctor away

Apple's new watch may give new meaning to: An Apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Brian Williams suspended for 6 months

Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay following revelations that he exaggerated tales from an Iraq War mission in 2003.

New Mexico principal asks FBI to intervene after student throws U.S. Flag from window

A student threw an American Flag out of a school window and now the FBI may be getting involved.

Jon Stewart to sign off 'Daily Show'

It is the end of a fake-news era. Jon Stewart, whose wit defined "The Daily Show" for more than 15 years, will sign off the iconic Comedy Central program later this year, the cable channel said on Tuesday.