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Obama: 'I'd join a union'

1 hour 31 min ago
President Barack Obama told a large union audience in Wisconsin on Monday that while "Republicans in Congress love to say no," he is the one who "placed a bet on America's workers."
Categories: National News

When food kills: Peanut butter case

7 hours 39 min ago
It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.
Categories: National News

After driver's death, Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR cut short

7 hours 40 min ago
What started as a deeply emotional race for Tony Stewart ended prematurely when a blown tire cut short his return to NASCAR.
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Meet 'Dead Man Walking' nun

8 hours 13 min ago
Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on driving when they are with her. She could rival NASCAR's Danica Patrick on the gas pedal. Age -- she turned 75 this year -- hasn't slowed her down.
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Boy finds hope amid slaughter

8 hours 26 min ago
Azwan Elias arrived in America this summer filled with excitement and eagerness to learn. Everyone who knows him says he is wise beyond his 17 years, that he is destined to lead others in his restive homeland of Iraq.
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4 ways to beat 'The Man'

8 hours 28 min ago
Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.
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This is the fountain of youth?

8 hours 42 min ago
For centuries, man has been on a quest to find the elixir to eternal life. Alchemists struggled fruitlessly to create the legendary philosopher's stone, a mythical substance capable of turning base metals into precious gold and said to hold the key to immortality.
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Solar system in huge bubble

8 hours 44 min ago
Ever feel like you live in a bubble?
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Michael Sam waived by Rams

8 hours 48 min ago
The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.
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Texting woman impaled in buttocks

8 hours 54 min ago
A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.
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GOP has jitters over Kansas

8 hours 59 min ago
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the "Inside Politics" table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama's immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren's hawkish foreign policy views, and Republican angst about a research project that was designed to help but may have done more harm then good.
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Losing weight: What they don't say

10 hours 24 min ago
At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery. I know what you might be thinking: "Oh, you took the easy way out."
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Grieving family: 'Heart goes out' to girl in Uzi accident

11 hours 30 min ago
The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old.
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Elvis Presley jets for sale

11 hours 30 min ago
Elvis Presley's last two jets, the "Lisa Marie" and "Hound Dog II," are for sale.
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15 funniest travel books

12 hours 44 min ago
Because a sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.
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What 'perfect' wine tastes like

13 hours 12 min ago
Most people don't taste one "perfect" wine their whole lives; now you can taste 10 in one four-day tour.
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Widower's stolen photos of wife returned

13 hours 16 min ago
When Dave Lacey's house was broken into, he lost something no amount of money could replace: a camera with the last pictures of his beloved late wife.
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Cops: Barista's sex shows made millions

13 hours 54 min ago
Police say a woman ran a prostitution ring out of several drive-thru coffee shops. CNN affiliate KIRO reports.
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'Pants' challenge sparks fiery debate

14 hours 14 min ago
Fireworks ensued when guests tackled the issue of saggy pants and racial profiling.
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KKK steps up its recruiting efforts

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:10
Recruiting fliers are being left at homes in cities across the country, possibly in an attempt to seize on issues of race and immigration that have become prevalent recently.
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