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Explosive hearing condemns illicit DEA parties

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:22pm
DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart is grilled during a House Oversight Committee hearing over a report detailing "sex parties" attended by agents.
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Briny puddles could dot Mars, new research says

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:19pm
It's not going to be enough to slake the thirst of the elusive Mars bunny, but scientists say new research seems to support the theory that what looks like a bone-dry red planet during the day could be dotted with tiny puddles of salty water at night.
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Americans wanted these books banned in 2014

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:12pm
Books featuring Native Americans, on-the-run alien lovers, gay penguins and middle school theater geeks top the American Library Association's 2014 list of most challenged books.
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Shooting suspect captured sleeping on beach

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:06pm
The man accused of shooting and killing an employee at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on Monday was arrested early Tuesday in Florida, police say.
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Twins drown as mom tries to fend off bee

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:50pm
Two 18-month-old twins drowned after their mother tried to fend off a bee and let go of their stroller, which rolled into a canal, Arizona police said.
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Deputy who shot man turns himself in

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:27pm
The Tulsa County reserve deputy who fatally shot a man instead of using his Taser will turn himself in to authorities Tuesday, his attorney said.
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Mom in treatment after leaving quad son in woods

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:01pm
The mother of a quadriplegic man who police say was left in the woods for days cannot be extradited to face charges in Philadelphia until she completes an unspecified "treatment," Maryland police said Monday.
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Rita Wilson reveals cancer fight

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:00pm
Actress Rita Wilson is speaking out about her battle with breast cancer.
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11 of America's most spectacular libraries

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:27am
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Ramp agent falls asleep in plane's cargo hold

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:26am
Getting caught napping on the job is never good. Getting caught napping on the job in the cargo hold of a plane takes it to a whole different level.
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Spieth's surprising inspiration

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:25am
He might have just won one of sport's most prestigious events, but it wasn't long before Jordan Spieth's thoughts turned to his autistic sister in the glow of victory.
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Outbreak sickens 100 on cruise

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:24am
Gastrointestinal illness has gripped 100 people on the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control.
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150 years later, the bullet still pierces

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:57am
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Remembering Lincoln's murder

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:57am
On April 14, 1865, an actor and Confederate sympathizer named John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in Washington. The following morning, less than a week after the end of the Civil War, Lincoln would become the first American president killed in office.
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Opinion: Why Lincoln saved America

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:57am
As Americans mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death this week, let us remember that he not only belongs to the ages, but also belongs, in a special way, to Illinois.
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The sites, then and now

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:57am
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See the gun used and the hat worn

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:57am
Events and exhibits across the country mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination in April 1865.
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Mom charged after son falls into cheetah exhibit

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:05am
An Ohio mother has been charged with child endangerment after her 2-year-old son dropped some 10 feet into a zoo's cheetah exhibit over the weekend.
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What a shot! 36 amazing sports photos

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:48am
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Video shows Slager using Taser during 2014 traffic stop

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:07am
CNN's Brian Todd reports released dashcam video shows Officer Slager, who's charged with fatally shooting Walter Scott, use a stun gun during a traffic stop in August 2014.
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