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More rain expected for flood-hit Texas, Oklahoma

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 5:40pm
With heavy rain in the middle of the night, Billy Mack Williams saw water coming over the front sidewalk. It moved so quickly that by the time he could wake his wife, the door burst open and 3 feet of water came flooding in.
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IRS data theft not surprising

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:42pm
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Cuba officially off U.S. terror blacklist

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:24pm
The United States officially removed Cuba from its list of countries that sponsor terrorism on Friday, setting the two nations up for a full renewal of diplomatic ties.
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Lohan gets off probation

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:17pm
For the first time in more than seven turbulent years, Lindsay Lohan is off probation.
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Women's rights: Reviving the ERA fight

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:10pm
Bettina Hager suspects she was a feminist by age 6 or 7. Today, the 30-year-old is helping mobilize a crusade to enshrine women's rights in the U.S. Constitution. Her biggest opponent? Lack of knowledge, she says, that the Equal Rights Amendment failed in 1982.
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Death penalty: The process is broken, nun says

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:10pm
Ministering to death row inmates and learning the intricacies of American criminal justice, Sister Helen Prejean of "Dead Man Walking" fame has arrived at a steadfast belief: The process is broken.
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Homelessness: On patrol with Skid Row's 'angel cop'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:10pm
It's been his beat for 17 years -- and his life's mission. Now Deon Joseph sees an interest in Skid Row that didn't exist when downtown L.A. was a shell no one visited. What happens when 50,000 people move next door to Skid Row?
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Domestic violence: Inside a batterer's mind

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:10pm
The story of suspended NFL player Ray Rice raised the question: What goes on in the mind of a batterer? A man who has abused opens up. So does his victim.
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Tar balls wash up on popular beach

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:49pm
Mysterious tar balls and tar patties washing ashore in popular Manhattan Beach near Los Angeles are prompting beach closures and raising questions about the connection they might have to last week's Santa Barbara County's spill.
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Heavy rains flood Texas and Oklahoma

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:09pm
See pictures of the flooding and damage caused by heavy rainfall in Texas and Oklahoma.
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New Yorkers primed for 'Manhattanhenge'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:49am
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The Republican Hunger Games

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:02am
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Can scandal make Americans care about soccer?

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:00am
The FIFA soccer scandal is grabbing headlines across the country. While Americans don't love soccer, we do love scandals. In fact, we love scandals so much we even have a hit show named -- you guessed it: "Scandal."
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Yes, Putin, this IS America's business

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:00am
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs -- and he's right. We are. And we should be.
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The ugly example FIFA scandal sets for soccer kids

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:00am
Just as we ask our athletes to serve as role models to our kids, we need to ask the same of those who hold power over our games.
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Where's the diversity in plus-size modeling?

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:57am
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Spelling Bee ends in tie again

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:53am
Until last year, it hadn't happened for more than five decades.
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Man says he knows where Natalee Holloway is

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:43am
Jurriën de Jong says he kept silent for years because of his own crimes -- and out of fear. FULL STORY
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Key witness scrutinized in mansion killings case

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:10am
Police could be close to a major break-thru in the brutal murder of a wealthy D.C. family and their housekeeper. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.
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