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U.S. general killed in Afghanistan; gunman shot from 100 yards, officials say

It was a brazen attack, resulting in the death of the most senior U.S. officer since 9/11, and officials have named the attacker as a member of Afghan's military.<p>Maj. Gen. Harold Greene -- a longtime officer who was leading efforts to train soldiers in Afghanistan -- was killed Tuesday at a …

New leaker disclosing U.S. secrets, government concludes

The federal government has concluded there's a new leaker exposing national security documents in the aftermath of surveillance disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, U.S. officials tell CNN.<p>Proof of the newest leak comes from national security documents that formed the basis of a …

Ebola is here: 5 reasons not to panic

Donald Trump is tweeting that "We should not be importing (Ebola) to our homeland."<p>An Indiana congressman is worried that refugee children from Central America could pose a public health risk with "Ebola circulating."<p>And the Twitter-sphere is filled with people asking "how can we bring these …

Robin Williams dead; he was battling depression - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Robin Williams -- who first made America laugh and eventually touched "every element of the human spirit" in a remarkable range of performances -- died at his Northern California home Monday.<p>Williams apparently took his own life, law enforcement officials said. He was 63.<p>"He has been …

Russian criminals steal 1.2 billion passwords

Russian criminals have stolen 1.2 billion Internet user names and passwords, amassing what could be the largest collection of stolen digital credentials in history, a respected security firm said Tuesday.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, …

Wi-Fi flaw gives up your password

Some popular home Wi-Fi routers use dumb computer chips that let hackers steal your password with a single try.<p>Swiss security researcher Dominique Bongard said many popular routers' computer chips use a "random number generator" intended to safeguard your password -- but it turns out those "random" …