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America's transgender moment

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:33am
It's only April, but 2015 may be remembered as the year the term "transgender" fully entered mainstream consciousness.
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U.S. forces accidentally kill Al Qaeda hostage

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:31am
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2014: Family says Weinstein was dedicated to helping others

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:28am
In 2014, CNN's Anderson Cooper spoke with the family of Warren Weinstein, an American taken hostage while living and working as a contractor in Pakistan.
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Weinstein's congressman: Our country let Warren down

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:28am
Warren Weinstein's congressman, Maryland Rep. John Delaney, says the government failed the American contractor in its effort to find him and bring him home.
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U.S. strike against al Qaeda accidentally kills 2 hostages

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 7:26pm
The White House announced that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages, including one American.
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Gen. David Petraeus sentenced

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:44pm
Gen. David Petraeus was once a widely celebrated military leader, a man who oversaw operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and was touted as a potential presidential candidate. On Thursday, he faces criminal sentencing in Charlotte, North Carolina, for removing and retaining classified information as part of his romance with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.
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Aw shucks, Gulf oyster revival underway

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:04pm
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Burning hair, blood and sulfur

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:54pm
When the bomb went off, Steve Woolfenden thought he was still standing. That was because, as he lay on the ground, he was still holding the handles of his son's stroller.
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Tombstone of Hillary Clinton's father is found knocked over

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:32pm
Was it politics or something else?
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Traffic gets blocked for mating toads

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 2:13pm
A group of volunteers in Philadelphia teams up every spring to help thousands of toads make it across the road to their breeding grounds.
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In Boston court, a procession of heartbreaking loss

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 1:11pm
Adrianne Haslet-Davis and her husband, Adam Davis, were standing near the finish line on the day of the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Scenes from Baltimore

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 1:11pm
Protesters in Baltimore are demanding to know what happened to Freddie Gray, and why. An autopsy says Gray died from a severe spinal cord injury he allegedly suffered while in police custody. CNN crews are covering the story and filing updates from the field. This story combines their efforts with verified social media posts from witnesses.
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Man gets huge settlement after police beating

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:40am
A California county has decided to settle with a man who was beaten after trying to evade police on a horse. The violent arrest will cost the county over half a million dollars.
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Michael Brown's family files civil lawsuit

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:40am
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Prison escapee turns himself in after 40 years

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:09am
A prison escapee from North Carolina called police to turn himself in to authorities decades after he disappeared. WLEX reports.
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Michigan police chief resigns

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:05am
This week brought a dramatic turn of events in a small community outside of Detroit: A man bloodied during a traffic stop was cleared of all charges, the police officer who arrested the motorist is charged with beating him and the community's police chief has stepped down.
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5 questions demonstrators are asking

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:04am
Protests are gaining steam in Baltimore after a man died from a devastating injury he allegedly suffered while in police custody.
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Navy drone makes history with refueling maneuver

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:04am
The latest version of unmanned naval aerial combat vehicles achieved another first on Wednesday when it conducted its first aerial refueling test the Navy announced.
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Fish kill at Texas State Aquarium

CNN - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:03am
A poisonous chemical used in film processing is being blamed for killing almost 400 fish at the Texas State Aquarium.
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