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Brian Williams suspended for 6 months

"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams is being suspended for six months without pay following revelations that he exaggerated tales from an Iraq War mission in 2003.

Halliburton to cut between 5,000 and 6,500 jobs

HOUSTON (KMSS) — Oil field services and Houston-based company Halliburton will be cutting between 5,000 and 6,500 jobs, according to the Houston Business Journal.

Home Depot looking for 80,000 part-time workers

NEW YORK (CNNMONEY) — Home Depot is going on a hiring spree. The home improvement retailer said Tuesday that it has started hiring 80,000 part-time and seasonal workers ahead of its busiest time of the year.

Girl, 11, charged with murder in beating death of 2-month-old baby

An 11-year-old girl in Ohio has been charged with murder after she allegedly beat a 2-month-old baby to death.

American ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller dead, family says

The family of Kayla Mueller, an American woman held captive by the Islamist terror group ISIS, said Tuesday it has received confirmation that she is dead.

Measles case reported in another state: Georgia

Georgia has its first confirmed case of measles since 2012, the state's Health Department said Monday.

Jindal won't 'evolve' on same-sex marriage

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal won't join the ranks of politicians who have "so called evolved" on same-sex marriage, he said Tuesday.

Vets fight to save hero dog who tried to shield owner from house fire

(CNN) — Deadly flames licked all around her, but a heroic dog in a suburban Cincinnati basement refused to leave her owner. Now that dog, a 9-year-old boxer named Carmen, has a team of vets fighting around the clock to save her life.

Baby girl born with twin fetuses

A baby girl born in Hong Kong appeared to have a growth of some kind in her left side, but doctors soon discovered the growth contained what could be "absorbed" siblings.