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Students organize 'Anti-Gay Day'

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:33
High school students at a Pittsburgh-area school allegedly organized an "Anti-Gay Day." CNN affiliate WPXI reports.
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Alabama student marries ISIS fighter

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:23
CNN's Pamela Brown looks into why one student in Alabama would run off and marry an ISIS fighter.
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Newly discovered frog looks like Kermit

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:16
Hi-ho, Kermit the Frog has some competition.
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Photo of quadruple rainbow in colors the Internet

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 09:52
Somewhere over the rainbow, people on the Internet are losing their minds. Is it real?
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Orthodox rabbis convicted of conspiracy

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:25
Three Orthodox rabbis accused of planning and participating in the torture of Jewish men who refused to divorce their wives were convicted Tuesday of conspiring to commit kidnapping.
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Congress to crack down on drunken Capitol parties

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:21
With the annual Memorial Day and Fourth of July concerts just around the corner, top congressional leaders agreed to back law enforcement officials' plan to rein in the celebrations in U.S. Capitol -- parties that have at times spiraled out of control in recent years.
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Man rescued after falling off D.C. subway platform

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:21
Two men are being called heroes by transit officials in Washington after they rescued a man who fell off a subway platform. But, at this point, no one knows who they are.
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Look at me! 29 selfies of the week

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:12
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Police release names of officers in Freddie Gray arrest

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 22:49
The autopsy hasn't yielded many answers in Freddie Gray's death -- in fact, it's prompted more questions -- but Baltimore's mayor pledged Tuesday to find out how the 25-year-old died from a spinal cord injury after being arrested a week prior.
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Blue Bell recalls all its ice cream

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 18:58
After weeks of gradual recalls, Blue Bell Creameries is now pulling all of its products off the shelves.
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Embattled DEA chief expected to resign

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 17:46
It didn't happen on 4/20 -- marijuana's high holy day -- but expect Michele Leonhart to step down soon as administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. officials familiar with the matter say.
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U.S. warships to monitor ships out of Iran

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 16:56
U.S. officials tell CNN that in addition to reassuring allies in the region, U.S. warships are being deployed to Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran and suspected of trafficking arms to Houthi rebels.
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Runner with muscular dystrophy finishes marathon

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:15
About 20 hours after the Boston Marathon started Monday, many of the cheering crowds had dispersed and the streets were cleared. But one man, despite the odds against him, crossed the finish line.
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What we know about Freddie Gray's death

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 15:08
The arrest and death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore has stoked protests and accusations of police brutality. But it's unclear how Gray, arrested on a weapons charge April 12, suffered a severe spinal cord injury that led to his death seven days later.
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Pope accepts resignation of convicted bishop

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 13:18
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn, who led the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, and was convicted of failure to report suspected child abuse in 2012, the Vatican said in a statement Tuesday.
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Lyrid meteor shower crosses night sky

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 13:11
Look for spectacular shooting stars this week as the annual Lyrid meteor shower light up the nighttime sky.
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Attorney: Race played a role in Gray's death

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:59
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with William Murphy Jr., attorney for Freddie Gray's family, about the investigation into his death.
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Husband accused of sexually abusing ailing wife

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:58
A former Iowa lawmaker has been charged with sexually abusing his wife, who suffers from dementia. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.
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AC/DC drummer pleads guilty

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:42
Phil Rudd, the drummer for legendary hard rock band AC/DC, has pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs in a New Zealand court.
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Deputy in Tulsa shooting pleads not guilty

CNN - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:42
An Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting a man he says he meant to subdue pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of second-degree manslaughter.
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