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Part of roof collapses during concert

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 09:23
A partial ceiling collapse during a concert at a historic Minneapolis music venue sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night.






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President Carter: I have cancer

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EPA chief says agency 'takes full responsibility' for Animas River spill

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 08:35
The EPA "takes full responsibility" for the spill of 3 million gallons of wastewater into the Animas River in Colorado, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Wednesday.






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Chlorine accident leaves 8 in critical condition

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 08:33
"It's a fire chief's worst nightmare."






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Why experts say there's no such thing as 'humane' execution

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 08:04
Throughout the history of capital punishment in America, states have reviewed and revised execution methods in the interest of finding a more "humane" option.






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Police: Video shows Ferguson suspect with gun

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 08:03
Crowds scatter and duck for cover around him. But a man in a white T-shirt sprints forward, waving what appears to be a gun in his hand.






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10 of the world's best snorkeling destinations

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 07:55







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Court reverses Alabama 'rape bait' case decision

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 07:25
Administrators at an Alabama middle school showed "deliberate indifference" to allegations that a teacher's aide persuaded a girl to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a federal court of appeals decided Wednesday.






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Alfred Hitchcock on set

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Inmate killed in California prison riot

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:32
What started as a fight at a California state prison Wednesday ended in riot that left an inmate dead and five others hospitalized with stab wounds, officials said.






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Honeymoon cover to join ISIS

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Man's killing by police in pot bust gets federal probe

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:11
The U.S. Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting -- though this one, in South Carolina, is different than others given that the victim is a white teenager.






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Experts: 'Baby Doe' likely placed on Boston shoreline

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:10
"Baby Doe" may not have gone far. In fact, while she was found on a rocky shoreline in Boston Harbor, experts don't even know whether her body spent time in the water.






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Metric America: Lincoln Chafee's vision in 20 examples

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:08
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Wednesday his bid to become the Democratic nominee for president in 2016, and in his stump speech, his pushed for America to use the metric system.






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Opinion: No, America shouldn't go metric

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:08
There is much to be admired about presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee's willingness to take unconventional political stands. But as he announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination on Thursday there was one proposal I wish he hadn't suggested: that America should switch to the metric system.






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America's only metric highway

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 05:07
A remnant of the Jimmy Carter era, Interstate 19 in southern Arizona is the only metric highway in the United States.






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Inmates allege abuse after 2 NY murderers escaped

CNN - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 17:05
Inmates from the New York prison where two murderers escaped are now accusing authorities of abuse, claiming officers unleashed their frustrations on the remaining prisoners during the search for the fugitives.






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Police: Beauty queen faked cancer to raise money

CNN - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 15:36
Beauty pageant queens typically stand for the best things in life, like beauty, poise and intelligence.






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Meet the CNN Heroes nominees

CNN - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:50
They're your neighbors, your colleagues, your friends. They are CNN Heroes, each of whom shows how one person can make a difference. Do you know a hero? Nominations are open for 2015 CNN Heroes.






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Recording of early MLK 'Dream' speech found

CNN - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:02
Little else stirred the American soul in the 20th century like four short words cried out across the National Mall in Washington -- "I have a dream."






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