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DEA questions team doctors after NFL games

The NFL, already under fire for its handling of concussions and domestic violence, saw several teams visited by the Drug Enforcement Administration after their Sunday games.

Halliburton buys Baker Hughes in mega deal

As recently as Friday, merger talks between Halliburton and Baker Hughes weren't going well. But now, we have a deal. Halliburton said Monday it will spend $34.6 billion to acquire Baker Hughes.

Farm holds 1st legal marijuana auction in WA

The nation's first legal marijuana auction took place in Prosser, Washington over the weekend. Fireweed Farms put a total of 500 pounds on the block, hoping to clear the majority of his season's inventory in one day.

Ebola-stricken surgeon dies at Nebraska hospital

Dr. Martin Salia, the third patient transported to Nebraska Medical Center to be treated for Ebola, has died. Salia contracted the deadly virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone.

Obama reacts to another beheading by ISIS

In a statement, President Obama calls the beheading of aid worker Peter Kassig an "act of pure evil." He changed his name to Abdul-Rahman after converting to Islam.

TX school ask parents to sign permission slips for students' books

Highland Park, TX (KDAF) -- Permission slips are just for field trips, right? Not anymore, which is why some Highland Park parents are trippin' out over a new form students brought home.

Paramedic steals $10k Rolex watch from patient

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- A Rural Metro ambulance paramedic is accused of stealing a valuable watch from a patient. The heirloom watch is a 1969 Rolex Submariner valued at $10,000.

NBA's Silver: Legalize sports gambling

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver became the first major sports executive to come out in favor of legalized sports gambling Friday. Don't bet on him being the last.

U.S. planes spy on American phones

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Federal law enforcement agents reportedly fly small planes loaded with gear to spy on Americans' cell phone calls.

Rape allegations haunts Bill Cosby once again

(CNN) -- Nasty allegations have been haunting one of America's most iconic comedians with a reputation for moral wholesomeness.

22-year-old woman rides frigid waves of Alaska

ON THE SHORE OF TURNAGAIN ARM, Alaska (CNN) -- We journeyed down Alaska's Seward Highway when a story appeared before us like a supernatural vision.

Woman suing Chicago after receiving $140 fine for going topless

CHICAGO -- A woman is suing the city of Chicago after being ticketed for going topless this summer.

Employees are paying more out of pocket for health insurance

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If it feels like you're paying more for health care, it's because you are.

12 things to do when traveling to New York City

(CNN) -- According to a recent book, there are 100 things to do in New York City before you die. We've collected 12 of them here. All are located in Manhattan, unless noted.

Twin sisters seperated at birth, reunited on facebook

(CNN) -- Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman have the same laugh and the same freckled cheeks. They wear their hair the same way and have since they were babies.