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Another Ebola patient coming to Emory in Atlanta

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:36pm
Another patient with Ebola will be brought to the isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, officials said Monday.
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Obama: Waiting will make immigration executive action 'more sustainable'

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 5:53pm
President Barack Obama says he's postponing executive action on immigration until after November's elections because it would be "more sustainable" then.
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Timeline

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 3:20pm
Here is some background on the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
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Drew Carey targets cruel ice bucketers

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:19pm
Comedian Drew Carey found nothing funny about a twisted ice bucket challenge in which an autistic teen was drenched with a bucket of urine, feces and spit.
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Camper sleepwalks off cliff

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:17pm
A camper had to be rescued after sleepwalking away from his camp and falling off a cliff. WKYT/WDKY reports.
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Fatal crash driver on Facebook

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:17pm
A North Dakota woman who police say was using Facebook on her cellphone when she crashed into another car is accused of negligent homicide in the death of a great-grandmother.
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Shark chases swimmers

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:17pm
Swimmers in Destin, Florida, had a close call with a hammerhead shark and it was all caught on camera.
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S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder, dies

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:45pm
S. Truett Cathy, who grew his boneless chicken sandwich business from one store in Georgia to the Chick-fil-A chain -- a $5 billion business with more than 1,800 locations -- died early Monday morning, the company announced.
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Meteorite makes big crater

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:32pm
A meteorite crashed down in Managua, Nicaragua, late Saturday night, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet (12 meters) across, government officials said, according to The Associated Press. No damage or injuries were reported.
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The race to create a tricorder

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:31pm
In an old office building at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, there's a room stacked high with plastic containers of synthetic urine. Researchers dip small white paddles into the liquid, wait for a grid of squares to change colors, and snap a photo with a custom smartphone app.
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Hawks owner faces 'severe repercussions' after racially charged email

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:58am
Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson is facing "severe repercussions" after his racially charged e-mail, the team's CEO said.
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Opinion: Where salmon hitchhike

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:06am
The San Joaquin used to be home to a thriving Chinook Salmon run. Now, the salmon ride in trucks.
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Ground Zero Memorial

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:02am
Here's some background information about the rebuilding of Ground Zero in lower Manhattan and the memorial to the victims of the September 11th attacks.
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Getting help

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:00am
Here is some background about the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund and the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
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Found 9/11 bracelet

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:55am
A worn metal bracelet inscribed with the name of a fallen 9/11 firefighter washed up 10 days ago on the shores of New York's Robert Moses State Park. As the surf rolled away from her feet, Marlene Quinn picked it up.
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Opinion: The 'most endangered' river

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:47am
The San Joaquin river is on life support. John D. Sutter looks at the extreme measures taken to keep the river flowing.
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Hikers evacuated from Yosemite

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:11am
Helicopters plucked hikers from atop Yosemite's Half Dome peak and other parts of the national park after a wildfire spread rapidly.
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Car hits gas line, hotel explodes

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:19am
Guests at a Lexington, Kentucky, hotel were evacuated moments before a gas leak exploded. WLEX has more.
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Atlanta Hawks owner to sell team after racist email

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:56am
Another NBA owner has been caught making racist remarks, but it doesn't appear the Atlanta Hawks' Bruce Levenson wants to take the prolonged path to being stripped of his team that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling took this year.
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Ebola is a 'national security priority,' Obama says

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:48pm
President Barack Obama on Sunday signaled for the first time that he is likely to dispatch U.S. military resources to help fight the serious outbreak of Ebola in several countries in West Africa.
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