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ISIS militant 'Jihadi John' identified, U.S. officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> His voice became hauntingly familiar as the masked man with a British accent who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS.<p>But the identity of "Jihadi John" remained a mystery -- until Thursday, when two U.S. officials and two U.S. congressional sources confirmed it.<p>The man, …

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Obamacare: Voters, are you stupid? - CNN.com

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- Years-old but newly scrutinized videos of MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber ignited a political firestorm this week because the self-described architect of Obamacare thanks "the stupidity of the American voter" for leading to passage of the president's signature piece of …

Obama: 'I hear you'

President Barack Obama isn't ceding ground on his most controversial policies despite an election that delivered a stinging rebuke to him and his party on Capitol Hill.<p>During a roughly 90-minute press conference Wednesday, Obama gave no sign that he'd accept major revisions to his signature health …

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.<p>He dialed her cell. And she answered. But, officials say, she didn't tell him that she was on her way to Syria to join ISIS.<p>She was …

Hambycast: The people who could choose the next president

<b>Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) —</b> Soon after I arrived in New Hampshire, I hit Mitt Romney in the face.<p>Romney was running for president -- the first time -- in 2008, and he showed up at Bedford High School on primary day for a photo-op and a spurt of last minute hand-shaking in the frigid early …

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Friday, October 17, 2014

<i>Frontier warns passengers who traveled on the same plane as a woman who got Ebola. Hong Kong police clear pro-democracy protesters. And Apple unveils its new iPads.</i><p><i>It's Friday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."</i><p><b>1.</b> <b>EBOLA</b><p><b>Spreading the word:</b> Authorities are expanding their efforts to …

Bill Clinton: I'm an 'old racehorse'

Former President Bill Clinton poked fun Thursday at his reputation as Democrats' "campaigner-in-chief" during a political swing through New Hampshire.<p>"I feel like an old racehorse in a stable, and people just take me out and put me on the track and slap me on the rear to see if I can get around one …

Imam: It's 'code red' for American Muslims

The mosque in Roxbury was crowded past capacity, with about 1,200 college students, urban hipsters and East Africans lining the hallways and front stairs.<p>They wanted to hear Imam Suhaib Webb, resident scholar of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and widely considered one of the …