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B-1 bombers pulled from ISIS fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the biggest and most dependable U.S. weapons in the battle against ISIS in Syria and Iraq will be out of the fight for the time being, the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command says.<p>Lt. Gen. Charles Brown Jr. said the fleet of B-1 Lancer bombers had been sent back to the …

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Inside the $2 billion ISIS war machine

We know -- in surprising detail -- how ISIS pays for its reign of terror.<p>ISIS buys bombs and pays fighters with the billions of dollars it makes from the oil fields, mineral mines, and banks under its control. ISIS also imposes taxes on the people living inside its territory in Iraq and Syria.<p>ISIS …

40 Habits That Make You Sick and Fat

You look and feel great! But even though you’re fit and healthy right now, that doesn’t necessarily mean your daily so-called “good” habits will help …

The White House made a correction to one thing Obama said in his big Oval Office address

When emailing out the official transcript of his speech, the White House amended the president's comment that Tashfeen Malik, one of the perpetrators of the San Bernardino, California, attack, arrived in the US as part of the US' visa-waiver program.<p>Malik actually came to the US last year on a K-1 …

Here’s why Obama said just a day before the Paris attacks that ISIS was ‘contained’

US President Barack Obama has been criticized for saying that ISIS (also known as the Islamic State and ISIL) had been "contained" one day before terrorists launched a massive, coordinated attack on a western country.<p>"We have contained them," Obama told ABC News in an interview that aired Thursday. …

Most underrated colleges in America

Samantha Lee/Business Insider<p>We often hear about the best colleges in the US, but there are dozens more outstanding schools that don't always get the recognition they deserve.<p>To discover the most <i>underrated</i> colleges in America, we compared US News and World Report's rankings of the best universities …

This incredibly simple tip is the secret to an awesome burger

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

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A retired Navy SEAL commander breaks down his morning fitness routine that starts before dawn

Jocko Willink retired from 20 years serving as a US Navy SEAL in 2010, but his morning routine is as intense as ever.<p>Willink is the former commander of Task Unit Bruiser, which became the most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq War. In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs …

NASA has figured out how Mars was stripped clean of water

What happened to Mars’ atmosphere? NASA thinks it knows.<p>Around 3.7 to 4.2 billion years ago, the red planet’s atmosphere was the same size or bigger than the Earth’s, but today it’s about 100 times thinner than on our planet. The answer, it turns out, is blowing in the wind.<p>Solar winds, to be …

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says ScienceStaff Photo by Derek Davis: Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Vitamin D Capsules. (Photo by Derek …

5 ways drinking enough water changes your body

Drinking enough water affects everything from our skin to our mood to our poop — and since our bodies are about 60 percent water, failing to stay hydrated can really mess us up. We should all make drinking lots of water part of our daily routine, because drinking water changes our bodies for the …

Where is 'El Chapo'? Mexico puts $3.8 million bounty on fugitive drug lord

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is Mexico's most wanted drug lord hiding out in his hometown, blending in with crowds in his country's sprawling capital or on the lam in an area where his cartel has more control than government authorities do?<p>When it comes to escaped kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, officials and …

Mexico

The legend of 'El Chapo': Cartel chief cultivated Robin Hood image

<b>(CNN) —</b> Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, already a nearly mythical character in Mexico, added to his legend over the weekend by escaping from prison yet again.<p>After his last escape, in 2001 in a laundry cart, he eluded authorities for more than a dozen years.<p>During that time, the stories told about him …

Mexico