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Rick Perry to send 1,000 National Guard to border

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:40pm
As tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the Southern Border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will send 1,000 guard troops to help secure the border, according to a person with knowledge of the plans in the governor's office.
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After Dodd-Frank, system still broken

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:17pm
Four years after its enactment, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law is not working, Rep. Patrick McHenry says
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Why we're in a 'one-piece moment'

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:16pm
"Less is more" has reigned at the beach and the neighborhood pool when it comes to swimwear ever since the popularization of the bikini in the 20th century.
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Summer rewind to 1974

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:13pm
By the time the summer of 1974 rolled around, America was ready for a break. Here's why.
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47 shot, 5 dead in Chicago

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:11pm
After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.
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Big Tobacco just got bigger

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:42pm
Robin Koval says that if cigarettes were introduced today, they'd never be approved for market. So the merging of two Big Tobacco companies feels like a throwback to a tobacco-happy past.
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Rights group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror cases

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:17pm
The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.
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WIldfires: Million acres burning, bad air warnings

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:01pm
Nearly a million acres were burning as 21 wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, fire officials said.
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Mom swaps death row for jail cell

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:15pm
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
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Huge sinkhole sparks evacuations in Florida

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:03am
A massive sinkhole in Spring Hill, Florida led to the evacuation of several nearby residents. Bay News 9 reports.
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Outrage over chokehold death

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:23am
Staten Island man Eric Garner was being detained by police when he was forced to the ground by an officer in a chokehold. Garner, a 350-lb asthmatic, soon after died from a heart attack en route to the hospital.
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Sinkhole spurs evacuations

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:28am
A massive sinkhole in Spring Hill, Florida led to the evacuation of several nearby residents. CNN affiliate WTSP reports.
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Dad: I beat son's molester

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:26am
A father in Daytona Beach, Florida, called 911 early Friday morning to report that when he found someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant until he was "nice and knocked out" for police to apprehend.
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Calif. man wanted to join ISIS?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:26am
A 20-year-old California man who told authorities he wanted to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has been arrested, according to federal documents.
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Widow wins $23B in smoking lawsuit

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:55am
A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in damages in her lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.
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Democrats afraid of inequality?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:53am
Julian Zelizer says President Obama called inequality the "defining challenge" of our time but hasn't followed through.
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Sex harassment tough to prove

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:53am
Danny Cevallos says most people have little idea of what it takes to prove sexual harassment
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Who will speak for MH17 victims?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:52am
The front-page headline put it plainly: "MURDERERS," it accused in huge capital letters, trying to capture the national mood in the Netherlands during a time of grief and anger.
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'Patriot' actress Skye McCole Bartusiak dead at 21

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:37am
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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See humpback whales entertain boaters

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:36am
Several humpback whales play and feed in Monterrey Bay giving boaters a show. CNN affiliate KSBW reports.
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