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Hagel outlines overhaul of U.S. nuclear program due to 'systemic problems'

 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday outlined actions -- some under way, some in the works -- to revamp the U.S. nuclear program, following reviews he had ordered that "found evidence of systemic problems."

NBA's Silver: Legalize sports gambling

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver became the first major sports executive to come out in favor of legalized sports gambling Friday. Don't bet on him being the last.

Your chance of being struck by lightning is climbing, climate scientist says

 (CNN) -- Thanks to climate change, you'll be more likely to get struck by lightning as the years pass, scientists say.

Why the new ISIS currency is doomed

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If history is any guide, the new ISIS plot to create its own currency is destined to fail.

Best CEO of 2014: Apple's Cook or BlackBerry's Chen?

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Understatement alert! Apple CEO Tim Cook has had a pretty good year.

Rape allegations haunt Bill Cosby in the digital age

Nasty allegations have been haunting one of America's most iconic comedians with a reputation for moral wholesomeness. For nine years, Bill Cosby has been accused of sexual assault by women who say they were the victims.

'Honey Boo Boo's' Mama June admits relationship with another sex offender

Honey Boo Boo's mother is coming clean about her past, which she says includes her involvement with a second sex offender.

Paraplegic groom's first-dance surprise

Michelle Johnson has stood by her husband, Joey, through good times and bad. On their wedding day in June, he returned the favor by standing by her for their first dance.

Bakery offers cake stuffed with three pies

Can't decide which pies or cakes to serve for Thanksgiving?  Now you can have six different options in one dessert!