Cyber Monday Breaks Records As Shoppers Flock To Their Smartphones

This year's Cyber Monday is expected to break records with nearly $3 billion. But it could have been a lot more.

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How to save mountain gorillas in the Congo

Environmentalists have developed a complex formula to save mountain gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

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British Parliament to Vote on Whether to Bomb Syria

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday he will call on parliament to hold a vote on whether the U.K. should conduct airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants. Photo: Getty

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Conviction of ex-speaker sends NY politics into turmoil

New York government, politics thrown into turmoil after conviction of ex-Assembly speaker

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Beijing air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels

Beijing issues alert after air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels

Police shooting in downtown Atlanta leaves 1 man dead

Police shooting in downtown Atlanta leaves 1 man dead; drugs, guns found in suspect car

Getting through the holidays without going broke

The holidays can get expensive, but Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) has some ways you can curb your spending.

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Cities, counties demand action amid Illinois budget mess

Local governments in Illinois struggle with overdue bills, frozen funds during budget crisis

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers to argue for new trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber head back to court to argue for new trial

Obama visits Paris attack site, pays tribute to victims

Shortly after arriving in Paris, U.S. President Barack Obama visits the memorial at the Bataclan concert hall to pay tribute to the victims of the deadly Paris attacks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Ex-Connecticut mayor returns to office after prison stint

Former Bridgeport mayor to take oath after seven-year prison term for corruption

Will NYC's Sodium Labels Really Influence What People Order?

New York City restaurant chains will soon display warning signs next to items that contain more than the daily recommended intake of sodium.

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Could she be the next Adele?

CNN's Paula Hancocks meets YouTube sensation Lydia Lee who has taken the Internet by storm with her version of Adele's hit song, "Hello."

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Amazon gives drone details, still mum on timeline

Amazon says its Prime Air drone project is making progress

After A Year Hiatus, Japan Set To Start Whaling For 'Research'

Japan will send a fleet of ships to capture 333 minke whales for what it calls scientific research, though others think it's a loophole for whaling.

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Baby found buried under asphalt

A 4.3-pound baby girl was pulled alive from a crypt of asphalt and rubble along a popular Compton walking path. Authorities seek public's help in finding the mother.

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Robot Sign-Wavers Bring in the Business

Robotic mannequins in front of stores in Los Angeles are luring customers inside by waving advertisement signs--but vandalism has been a problem. Photo: Jack Nicas/The Wall Street Journal

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The Latest: Jury selection starts in Freddie Gray case

The Latest: 1st day of jury selection begins in officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray

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Burkina Faso commission says Kabore wins presidency

Burkina Faso electoral commission says Roch Marc Christian Kabore wins presidency

Group funded by Coke to fight obesity disbanding

Anti-obesity group says it is disbanding after emails show involvement with Coke

Millions of spiders invade Memphis

A neighborhood in North memphis is completely overrun by a swarm of spiders. It's said to be millions of them. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Would-Be Burglar Dies After Getting Stuck In A Chimney

Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies say a 19-year-old tried to sneak into a California home through a chimney but got stuck and couldn't escape.

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