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Justice.: New U.S. citizen wanted to kill troops

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:42am
A naturalized U.S. citizen traveled to Syria for training and wanted to return home to kill Americans -- particularly U.S. soldiers, execution style, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.
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The week in 40 photos

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:34am
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911 call released of man trapped in cargo hold

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:27am
CNN's Rene Marsh has the 911 call of the airport worker who was trapped in an Alaska Airlines plane's cargo hold.
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A 'blacks-only' school field trip?

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:25am
CNN affiliate WBND reports that some parents at one school are upset after learning about a field trip for only black children.
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Cop, case worker help homeless man find $

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:25am
No identification, no social security card and only a box to live in. John Helinski was homeless and nameless for three years. Then, with some help, he found his old bank account.
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The price of public shaming in the Internet age

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:22am
Do you believe in forgiveness? Do you believe in second chances?
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Photo of hunter, giraffe causes storm

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:56pm
Five years ago, Rebecca Francis posed for a photo while lying next to a dead giraffe.
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What prison will be like for Hernandez

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:02pm
Prison life won't be pretty for Aaron Hernandez, the NFL football player and convicted murderer sentenced to life without parole. He will be shipped to Massachusetts' flagship maximum-security prison that's one of the most high-tech jails in the United States with no history of breakouts: the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, about 40 miles outside downtown Boston.
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Auction house pulls items from WWII camps

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:59pm
A New Jersey auction house has removed items from its April 17 event after an uproar from the public.
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Obama touts equal pay in North Carolina

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:21pm
President Barack Obama used an arsenal of anecdotes about his female-dominated household to connect with women during an economy-based town hall on Wednesday.
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Lady Antebellum tour bus catches fire

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:12pm
Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott's tour bus caught fire on a Texas freeway Thursday morning, but everyone on board was safely evacuated.
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Couple with rare cancers determined to 'never give up'

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:00pm
Ben and Shelby Offrink met in college. It wasn't the most romantic setting -- a study group for calculus-based physics -- but Ben managed to turn it into a story worth telling by cheating.
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Georgia governor signs medical marijuana bill

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:59am
The Coxes can rest more comfortably living in Georgia now that their 5-year-old daughter can get the marijuana extract she needs.
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Remains of Pearl Harbor victims to be exhumed

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:10am
Remains of up to nearly 400 unaccounted for service members tied to the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor will be exhumed this year, the Defense Department announced Tuesday.
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U.S. women, you won't be happy with this

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:49am
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Florida beach gang rape sickens

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:32am
Authorities in Panama City Beach, in the spotlight after video of an alleged gang rape went viral, say it's not the first video of its kind they've seen, and they are sick of it.
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Opinion: The shame of Aaron Hernandez

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:11am
The NFL, the Patriots -- and the jury -- did the right thing, but it's hard not to feel sadness over the waste of life for the NFL player and his victim.
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Report: Staff told to forge deputy's records

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:37am
Supervisors at the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office were told to forge Robert Bates' training records, and when three of them refused to sign off, they were reassigned to less desirable assignments, the Tulsa World reported.
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The new women warriors: Reviving the fight for equal rights

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:18am
Though she certainly wouldn't have called herself one at the time, Bettina Hager suspects she was a feminist by age 6 or 7. She knew she was "supposed to like" pink and instead announced to anyone who'd listen that her favorite color was navy blue. She loved math and was hell-bent on running faster than boys.
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The politics of feminism: An unlikely partnership

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:15am
A diehard New York Democrat sits in her congressional office, looking over details of one of her pet bills. In walks a far-right Republican, a woman from the West who was part of the Tea Party Caucus -- the sort who'd seem an obvious adversary.
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