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Lawsuit slams Ferguson police

CNN - 3 hours 28 min ago
In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."
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Obama on ISIS: 'We don't have a strategy'

CNN - 3 hours 47 min ago
It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Obama said. "I don't want to put the cart before the horse," he said.
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Meet the guardian of the galaxy

CNN - 7 hours 19 min ago
When a disaster of a mega-proportion hits a city - from a terror attack to a hurricane - there are procedures in place to deal with the aftermath. Suggest that the source of a serious humanitarian crisis could lie in outer space, however, and many will assume you are talking science fiction.
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Airport shuttle bus crashes injuring more than a dozen people

CNN - 7 hours 55 min ago
A shuttle bus crashed Friday morning at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, injuring 15 people, police said, and temporarily snarling vehicle traffic at one of the world's busiest centers for air travel.
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Your brain on heroin

CNN - 7 hours 56 min ago
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
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Grieving family: 'Heart goes out' to girl

CNN - 8 hours 4 min ago
The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old.
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31 can't-miss American beaches

CNN - 8 hours 47 min ago
The crash of the waves on the shore, the sand beneath your toes and even the smell of suntan lotion are still calling.
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Pilot identified in Virginia fighter jet crash

CNN - 9 hours 1 min ago
The body of a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot with "numerous deployments to the Middle East" has been identified after his F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia, an Air National Guard official said Friday.
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Can levitating appliances take off?

CNN - 9 hours 31 min ago
Ger Jansen is puzzling about how to fit a windshield. His problem is not installing it in a car, but hanging the glass in thin air and keeping it hovering for a prolonged display.
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Fort Hood shooter wants to join ISIS

CNN - 10 hours 5 min ago
The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.
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Yazidi boy finds hope in U.S.

CNN - 10 hours 5 min ago
Azwan Elias arrived in America this summer filled with excitement and eagerness to learn. Everyone who knows him says he is wise beyond his 17 years, that he is destined to lead others in his restive homeland of Iraq.
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Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies in federal prison

CNN - 10 hours 13 min ago
John Walker, a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.
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Airline seat reclining sparks another skirmish

CNN - 10 hours 22 min ago
Inching into another passenger's knee space has some fliers itching for a fight.
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Pilot found dead after F-15 crash

CNN - 12 hours 6 min ago
The pilot of an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed in Virginia was found dead, the commander of the unit said Thursday.
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Mom's Facebook post gets son expelled

CNN - 12 hours 41 min ago
A 4-year-old boy was expelled from preschool because of his mom's Facebook post. The school says she was "sowing discord."
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Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

CNN - 14 hours 3 min ago
As the militant group said it has executed at least 250 Syrian soldiers at an air base, President Obama told defense officials to prepare "a range of options."
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The week in 36 photos

CNN - 15 hours 58 min ago
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New York City in hyper-speed

CNN - 16 hours 18 min ago
Taking Instagram's new time-lapse app for a spin through the streets of New York City.
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USC football player caught in a lie

CNN - 16 hours 19 min ago
USC football player Josh Shaw has admitted to lying about his original story about how his ankle was sprained.
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Not rich? You must use the 'poor door'.

CNN - 16 hours 20 min ago
A new building in New York is being constructed with two separate entrances. One is specifically for the less affluent.
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