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Craigslist crime: Fetus cut from womb

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:33
A stranger stabbed a pregnant woman who answered her Craigslist ad for baby clothes in Colorado and cut her fetus from the womb, authorities said
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Why fraternities make boys behave badly

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 17:11
Despite roots in community service and brotherhood, inappropriate behavior at fraternities are so common that often, no one blinks an eye.
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Opinion: Should Americans be forced to vote?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 15:28
President Barack Obama suggested this week that mandatory voting might be one way to counteract the influence of money in politics. Australia and some other democracies already take steps to require citizens to vote. CNN Opinion invited several political experts to discuss whether the United States would be better off if it had mandatory voting. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors. This article was first published in November.
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What presidents think America is

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:43
Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have all weighed in on their ideas of America.
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Church turns sprinklers on the homeless

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:42
St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco is facing criticism after they admittedly used sprinklers to prevent the homeless from sleeping outside their building.
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Opinion: Should Americans be forced to vote?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:00
If past votes are any guide, turnout in this year's midterm elections could be about 40% of the voting age population. Australia and some other democracies take steps to require citizens to vote. CNN Opinion invited several political experts to discuss whether the United States would be better off if it had mandatory voting. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors.
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Did millionaire murder Calif. teen?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:58
A look back at the case of a 16 year old girl who went missing in Eureka, CA. CNN's Dan Simon reports
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Air Force veteran tried to join ISIS?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:57
A grand jury has indicted a former U.S. Air Force airman on suspicion of trying to join ISIS, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
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Shark chomps snorkeling man

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:57
A 58-year old man from Overland Park, Kansas, is recovering from a shark attack in the waters off Hapuna Beach State Park on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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Caroline Kennedy targeted with death threats

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:47
The threats against Ambassador Kennedy come two weeks after the Mark Lippert, the American ambassador to South Korea, was slashed by an assailant wielding a 10-inch knife at an event.
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A feminine face for the $20 bill?

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:39
Susan Ades Stone, executive director and strategist of Women on 20s, talks with Poppy Harlow about her organization's approach in revamping the greenback.
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Blondes have more fun, brunettes sell more lingerie

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:33
Lingerie company Adore Me is using A/B testing to sell lingerie to consumers online.
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What not to wear during a bank robbery

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:29
Darth Vader robs a bank but he didn't use a light saber. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the best robbery disguises ever, from Gumby to undies.
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Church changes definition of marriage

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 18:24
The country's largest Presbyterian denomination has changed its definition of marriage to include gay couples -- though not explicitly.
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Racist letter keeps girl from birthday party

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 13:58
CNN affiliate WREG reports on a letter from one friend to another in which a girl said she could not attend her friend's sleepover because she is black.
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U.S. aircraft carrier classes

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 13:45
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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 13:45
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Frat suspended over nude Facebook pictures

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 13:15
A Pennsylvania State University fraternity has been suspended after allegedly posting on a private Facebook page compromising photos of women, including some who appeared to be asleep or passed out.
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Prince Charles, Duchess Camilla visit U.S.

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:52
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Powerful solar storm sparks stunning aurora

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:42
A severe solar storm created a stunning display of light in the night sky over parts of the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand early Wednesday morning, spotted by those lucky enough to be awake in the wee hours.
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