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Nine things you may not know about Jimmy Carter

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 18:22
Jimmy Carter's presidency swirled with turmoil, but his post-White House work promoting human rights, democracy and peace has earned him high praise. Here are a few facts about Carter, who turns 91 in October, to help reflect on the long life of America's 39th president:








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2 women make Ranger School history

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 16:40
After completing weeks of grueling physical training across woods, mountains and swamplands, two women have made history: They will be the first to graduate from the Army's exhausting Ranger School.








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New York inmate David Sweat indicted for prison escape

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 15:55
New York inmate David Sweat, who pulled off an elaborate escape from an upstate prison in early June, has been indicted on two counts of escape in the third degree and a count of promoting prison contraband, Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said Thursday.








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George W. Bush pens fundraising letter for Jeb

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 14:59
Former President George W. Bush made a fundraising appeal Thursday to supporters of his brother's presidential campaign.








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NASA: Earth not facing threat from asteroid

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 14:58
Dear Earthlings, stop worrying about an asteroid collision in September. It's not going to happen, says NASA.








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Hacking adultery site won't stop cheaters

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:16
It's hard to feel surprised by the recent news that Ashley Madison, the dating site for married people interested in stepping out on their spouses -- tagline: "Life is short. Have an affair" -- is the victim of online hackers.








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Middle class losing out in big cities

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:16
As a candidate, Bill de Blasio vowed to "turn the page" on the boom of the preceding 20 years that he says created a "tale of two cities," one for the rich and one for the rest of us. Now that he's mayor of New York City, he's learning that's easier said than done.








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What Hillary Clinton has done for America

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 13:16
Fiorina's challenge to Hillary Clinton silly. Clinton's experience and accomplishments far outweigh those of failed HP CEO.








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Donald Trump's immigration myths

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Massive sinkhole that swallowed a man reopens

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Team Clinton ties Bush to Trump on 'anchor babies'

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:42
Seeking to tie Jeb Bush to Donald Trump, the Clinton campaign published a bilingual video on immigration Thursday morning that tied the two Republican candidates together.








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Serena Williams: It's scary - U.S. must 'pull together'

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:42
She is poised to make tennis history, but Serena Williams has plenty of other things on her mind -- police violence, college studies, her sister's health, and the rise of women in sport.








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Man smuggles cocaine between through underwater tunnel

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:38
There has been increasing talk among politicians recently about building a border fence between the United States and Mexico. But the fence that exists in California couldn't stop one man -- and some drugs -- from going under it.








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Giant panda at National Zoo is pregnant

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:18
It's all "paws crossed" for a healthy giant panda cub at the National Zoo in Washington.








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Why July was the hottest month ever

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:18
July 2015 was the hottest month ever recorded, according to a NOAA climate report. CNN's Chad Myers explains why July was so hot.








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St. Louis police use tear gas on demonstrators

CNN - Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:58
Police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators and made nine arrests Wednesday night in north St. Louis as protests continued over an officer-involved fatal shooting of a young African-American man earlier in the day.








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Why are Chinese agents in U.S.?

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