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New York Times: ISIS hostages were tortured before beheadings

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 09:33
In the moments before his death, American James Foley stares into the camera, head held high, after being forced to read a script, in which he blames his death on the United States.
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Quarantined nurse: New Ebola policy in N.J., N.Y. an 'ordeal'

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 07:32
Kaci Hickox, a nurse under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey after caring for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has blasted more stringent state policies for dealing with health care workers returning from West Africa, saying the change could lead to medical professionals being treated like "criminals and prisoners."
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SpaceX's Dragon splashes down with critical research

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 05:34
SpaceX's Dragon spaceship splashed down Saturday in the Pacific Ocean, returning from a four-week resupply mission to the International Space Station and bringing back a valuable payload of potentially groundbreaking experiments.
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Academic fraud or not, UNC students likely will keep degrees

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 19:04
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is currently reviewing the scathing report prepared by former federal prosecutor Ken Wainstein, which showed thousands of UNC students took fraudulent classes, some of them multiple times. But Belle Wheelan, the president of the association -- which is charged with accrediting degree-granting higher education institutions in the South, from Virginia to Texas -- told CNN that her group can't take away degrees.
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School shooting: 'Run, get out of here'

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 16:53
Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.
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Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:02
Should the focus of American policy be to do everything to prevent anyone from the most ravaged regions from entering the United States, even if it discourages health care workers from going there? That debate is playing out now, with some calling for 21-day quarantines of those coming from West Africa.
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From homecoming prince to school killer

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:35
One week after being named to his high school's homecoming court, Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in its cafeteria -- killing one student before turning the gun on himself.
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NYC mayor: Ebola 'no cause for alarm'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:17
Dr. Craig Spencer was in contact with four people in New York City after he started having Ebola symptoms, authorities say. Here's where he went while he was potentially contagious.
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Remains identified as Hannah Graham

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:17
Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
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Witness: Teen gunman shot his friends

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:49
Freshman Jaylen Fryberg walked into the school cafeteria, went up to a table with students "and fired about six bullets into the backs of them," a witness said.
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Students took fake 'paper classes'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:58
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
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New York cops recovering after hatchet attack

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:01
A New York City police officer remains in critical condition at a Queens hospital Friday, one day after suffering a hatchet wound to the head.
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How much sex counts as exercise?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:34
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
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Marlins Man spicing up the World Series with a little Florida orange

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:08
The Miami Marlins are not playing in this year's World Series. So why was a guy sitting behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, in a bright orange Miami Marlins jersey at Games 1 and 2?
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Family awakens to find home firebombed

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:10
Linda Bazzi awoke in the middle of the night and found her two-story home unusually warm.
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Moon bites sun

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:06
If there's one thing we've learned about the CNN iReport community, it's that you all love to capture celestial events.
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Inventive sick day excuses

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:35
A survey reveals some of the inventive excuses given by U.S. workers for playing hooky in the past year.
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Ebola in New York

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:04
With a quick glance at Dr. Craig Spencer's work history, it is apparent he has an affinity for helping those in need.
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These dogs protect the president

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:58
For the Secret Service only one breed of dog will do to keep the President safe.
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Time-lapse shows solar eclipse

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:57
Time-lapse video shows the solar eclipse over Denver on October 23, 2014.
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