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Oklahoma City Bombing Fast Facts

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 13:21
Here is some background information about the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on April 19, 1995.
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Jury weighs fate of accused killer of Etan Patz

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 12:32
When Etan Patz went missing in New York City at age 6, hardly anyone in America could help but see his face at their breakfast table.
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Auto repair shop says yes to gun owners, no to gays

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:43
A Michigan car repair shop owner says openly gay people are not welcome at his business. And gun owners are.
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Shooting suspect booted from court after outburst

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:42
Kenneth Morgan Stancil's first appearance in court didn't last long. A throng of deputies rushed him out of a courtroom on Thursday after the 20-year-old murder suspect swore at the judge and tried to flip over a table.
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Prosecutors: New York cardiologist targeted doctor

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:41
A suburban New York cardiologist has been charged in connection with a failed scheme to have another physician hurt or killed, according to prosecutors.
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Still spinnin': America's classic record stores

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:39
Like phone booths and typewriters, record stores are a vanishing breed -- another victim of the digital age.
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'Super barber' turns hair into works of art

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:28
Derek Hernandez is one of a growing number of "super barbers" who use people's heads as a canvas to create stunning works of art. CNN affiliate KPIX reports.
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Atomic blast guinea pig on ocean floor

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:15
A former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier that survived a Japanese torpedo strike and was a massive guinea pig for two atomic bomb blasts looks remarkably intact at the bottom of the Pacific, according to federal researchers who surveyed the wreck last month with an underwater drone.
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Exclusive tour of the only federal weed farm in America

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 13:14
Since the 1970s, the Marijuana Project at the University of Mississippi, known as Ole Miss, has been the sole provider of marijuana for federal research in the United States. The farm and the studies it supports are strictly regulated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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Samaritan pulls man from truck hanging over cliff

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:56
With a truck dangling over the edge of an Idaho canyon, Jason Warnock sprang into action this week, climbing up a cliff face to pull the driver out.
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ESPN reporter: I'm on TV; you're in a trailer

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:51
ESPN suspended reporter Britt McHenry for a week after a video of her video berating a towing company employee surfaced Thursday.
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U.S. Coast Guard touts record-setting drug busts

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:50
The offloading of tons of cocaine was used as a backdrop to announce record-setting drug busts in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
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Controversial Police Encounters

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:22
Here's some information about notable controversial police encounters in the news.
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Colorado Theater Shooting

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:22
Here is some background information about the July 20, 2012, movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Twelve people were killed and 70 others were injured. Suspect James Holmes faces 165 counts, including murder and attempted murder charges. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
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Death Penalty

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:21
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Aaron Hernandez

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:21
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Helping single moms battle 'The Big C'

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:17
Nearly 12 million parents in the United States currently are raising kids on their own.
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Why man says he landed gyrocopter at Capitol

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:12
Before landing a gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn Wednesday, Doug Hughes wrote about his intentions and the reasons behind them.
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Dr. Gupta: 'Legalize medical marijuana'

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:09
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Missing Children Fast Facts

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:05
Here is some background information about missing children in the United States. There are several different types of missing children: runaways, family abductions, lost or "thrown away" and non-family abductions. Recent advances in technology, communications through public alerts and greater cooperation from law enforcement have helped solve many cases quickly.
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