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Thanks for your service, vets! Now try finding a job

Suddenly, Patrick Caruso's days as a Marine were done. Like many young men and women who've served their country, Caruso's first weeks back in the civilian world felt "kind of like a shell shock."

Dog brings home human leg; search turns up more body parts in western Washington

Bill Flowers' dog Liberty showed up at his house last week with a human leg -- from a complete set of toes to almost the hip. Flowers told CNN affiliate KOMO-TV he thought about calling the police.

Stocks: Good news fuels markets, but rally may not last

Stocks have surged this year thanks to a slowly recovering economy and continued attention by the Federal Reserve. But there are worries about how long the big market run up will last.

Re-entry expected for falling satellite within hours

A 2,000-pound European satellite is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere within hours, its controllers announced Sunday as the craft circled gradually downward.

'Worse than hell' in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan plowed into northeastern Vietnam early Monday, packing powerful winds and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Typhoon Haiyan: In hard-hit Tacloban, children ripped from arms

No building in this coastal city of 200,000 residents appears to have escaped damage from Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Typhoon chaser: Water, wicked wind and fire add up to catastrophe in Philippines

It was the cruelest of ironies unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Iran's president to West: Don't waste 'unique opportunity'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Western nations to reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear program which, he says, is "solely for peaceful purposes," state news reported Saturday.

Fort Hood massacre site to be torn down

The building at Fort Hood, Texas, where Army Maj. Nidal Hasan massacred 13 people and injured 32 four years ago will be demolished, the military post said this week.

Feds boosting mental health access, treatment

In a move aimed at boosting mental health treatment, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday announced new rules that will put teeth in a 2008 mental health equity law.