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Girl, 11, shot in head at sleepover

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:28
An 11-year-old girl was shot in the head by a stray bullet during a sleepover in Chicago. CNN affiliate WGN reports.
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Men rob restaurant while half-naked

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:27
Several men broke into a Florida restaurant and stole food while wearing nothing but their underwear. WFTX reports.
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Buzz Aldrin: After moon, Mars

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:19
Back in July 1969, I stood on the talcum-like lunar dust just a few feet from our home away from home, Eagle, the lunar module that transported Neil Armstrong and me to the bleak, crater-pocked moonscape.
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Shift U.S. priorities closer to home

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:17
Rudy Ruiz says that, as the U.S. has focused on the Middle East, the problems of Latin America have grown -- and are being felt on this side of the border
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Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:16
Caught on cell cam: He "just stole this stuff." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a confrontation over a loaded cart.
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Mom survives prescription drug abuse

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:14
Cynthia Scudo is a portrait of an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18 who survived an extraordinary journey lasting a decade: She became addicted to prescription painkillers and then to heroin.
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Do we need to go back to the moon?

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:13
"Neil Armstrong is going to walk on the moon on Monday, July 21st."
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The best selfies from space

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:12
"Gee whiz! Look at that horizon. It's curved a little bit and the clouds are way down there. I wonder what the picture's going to look like?" recalls famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
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Comic-Con: Who wore it best?

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:02
The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- is also a major gathering for cosplayers (that is, fans who wear costumes of their favorite characters).
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Teen pilot killed at sea in quest to set world record

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:40
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. An aerial endeavor that would take 17-year-old pilot Haris Suleman and his father, Babar, around the world in just 30 days and into the record books.
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Answering a different call: Americans who fight for Israel

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:06
Daniel Flesch, then a college student at the University of Illinois, had heard too much anti-Israeli sentiment.
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9/11 Commission a decade later: 'Terrorism not going away'

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:57
America's longest war. Much more National Security Agency surveillance. An alphabet soup of new government departments and agencies. Long security lines at airports.
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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:55
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
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Craigslist post led to killings, suicide

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:56
It all began with a sex-for-money Craigslist post, written by the victims.
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The argument for eating dog

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:39
The idea is difficult to stomach, but John Sutter writes that eating dog is morally equivalent to eating pig, another intelligent animal. If Americans oppose it, they should question their own eating habits as well.
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Husband emails wife 'no sex' spreadsheet

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:58
A wife took to Reddit after getting an email from her husband with a spreadsheet tracking his attempts to get intimate.
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Until drug war ends, expect refugees

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:29
Jeronimo Saldana and Malik Burnett say Gov. Perry's plan to send National Guard to the border won't solve the escalating immigration problem. At its core is the longstanding drug war the U.S. in Central and South America.
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GOP's slam of Obama over MH17

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:19
LZ Granderson says Ronald Reagan went horseback riding and took a vacation after the Korean Air Crash of 1983. So why does the GOP keep airbrushing history to bash Obama?
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New York choke hold death leads police to review training procedures

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:17
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton ordered an extensive review of the NYPD's training procedures after the death of Eric Garner, the man who was held in a choke hold and died while police attempted to arrest him, Bratton announced at a press conference Tuesday.
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Can Kerry end Gaza bloodshed?

CNN - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:14
Aaron Miller says Kerry needs the cooperation of Hamas, Israel, Egypt and others if he is to succeed in his peacemaking efforts
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