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Teen pilot killed at sea in quest to set world record

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:36pm
An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said.
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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:55pm
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
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Craigslist post led to killings, suicide

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:56am
It all began with a sex-for-money Craigslist post, written by the victims.
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The argument for eating dog

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:39am
The idea is difficult to stomach, but John Sutter writes that eating dog is morally equivalent to eating pig, another intelligent animal. If Americans oppose it, they should question their own eating habits as well.
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Husband emails wife 'no sex' spreadsheet

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:58am
A wife took to Reddit after getting an email from her husband with a spreadsheet tracking his attempts to get intimate.
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Until drug war ends, expect refugees

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:29am
Jeronimo Saldana and Malik Burnett say Gov. Perry's plan to send National Guard to the border won't solve the escalating immigration problem. At its core is the longstanding drug war the U.S. in Central and South America.
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GOP's slam of Obama over MH17

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:19am
LZ Granderson says Ronald Reagan went horseback riding and took a vacation after the Korean Air Crash of 1983. So why does the GOP keep airbrushing history to bash Obama?
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New York choke hold death leads police to review training procedures

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:17am
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton ordered an extensive review of the NYPD's training procedures after the death of Eric Garner, the man who was held in a choke hold and died while police attempted to arrest him, Bratton announced at a press conference Tuesday.
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Can Kerry end Gaza bloodshed?

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:14am
Aaron Miller says Kerry needs the cooperation of Hamas, Israel, Egypt and others if he is to succeed in his peacemaking efforts
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Beatle tree laid low by beetles

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:14am
A tree dedicated to the memory of Beatle George Harrison, whose solo career included the hit "What is Life," has met a grisly end to its life from the jaws of voracious bark beetles.
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Mayor dies after wasp attack

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:55am
The mayor of a community just outside Montreal died of anaphylactic shock Sunday after being attacked by wasps while on vacation.
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Ex-Penn State assistant coaches sue for $1 million

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:21am
A pair of former Penn State assistant football coaches, including the son of the late head football coach Joe Paterno, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages from the university.
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Look at me! 18 selfies of the week

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:46am
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Body might be that of last Washington landslide victim

CNN - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:13pm
Authorities believe they have found the final victim of a deadly landslide in Washington state.
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Tyson to present Holyfield at HOF

CNN - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:18pm
Back when Mike Tyson bit off a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear in 1997, it seemed unlikely the two boxers could ever reconcile. But apparently, time heals all wounds.
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Appeals court rejects key part of Obamacare

CNN - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:05pm
The battle over Obamacare took a dramatic turn Tuesday with a federal appeals court rejecting subsidies paid by the government to millions of new enrollees.
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Hopkins to pay $190M after doctor secretly photographed patients

CNN - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:38am
Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to pay $190 million to settle the case of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and recorded his patients.
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N.H. teen missing 9 months is home; no word on where she was

CNN - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:15am
A New Hampshire teen who disappeared nine months ago is back home, the state attorney general's office said Monday.
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'Patriot' actress dead at 21

CNN - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:14am
Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21.
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Strippers sue San Diego police

CNN - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:13am
Several strippers in California are suing the San Diego Police Department on charges of unreasonable search and seizure.
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