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Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' 2016 presidential bid

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has decided to "actively explore" a presidential bid after conversations with his family over Thanksgiving, he said in a Facebook post Tuesday.

Amazon's last minute shoppers get more time

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Amazon is giving the gift of more time to procrastinating holiday shoppers.

Obama says U.S. 'hammering' ISIS in speech to troops

FORT DIX, New Jersey (CNN) -- President Barack Obama offered a bullish assessment of his war on Islamic terrorists in Syria and Iraq on Monday, even as he acknowledged small gains by ISIS would mean the U.S.

Border agent accused of helping smugglers

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer was behind bars Monday after being arrested for allegedly helping drug traffickers move their product into the United States.

Amber Alert canceled for North Texas 4-year-old

The Department of Public Safety has canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 4-year-old, Ricardo Lara.

Police in Pa. search for man suspected of killing ex-wife, 5 former in-laws

Police in Pennsylvania mounted an intense search Monday in the Philadelphia suburbs for a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws, the district attorney for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, said at a Monday night press conf

Investigators think MS teen may not have been alone when she burned

Investigators "are looking at the strong possibility" someone was in the car with a 19-year-old Mississippi woman moments before a fire engulfed the vehicle, a prosecuting attorney said Friday.

As oil falls, Middle East stocks tank

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Oil rich nations in the Middle East are talking tough when it comes to plunging oil.

10 Sandy Hook families sue Bushmaster

Parents of 9 children killed at the mass shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary School, along with one teacher who survived, are suing the businesses behind the Bushmaster rifle, which was used in the massacre.

Russia heading for crash as ruble plummets

 LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Russia's economy is crashing and its currency appears to be in free fall. The ruble plunged by about 12% Monday, meaning it's lost nearly 50% against the dollar this year.