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4 firefighters injured when Ice Bucket Challenge goes wrong

46 min 24 sec ago
An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went terribly wrong in Campbellsville, Kentucky, when four firefighters were seriously injured after participating in a group event, according to Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette.
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The week in 35 photos

1 hour 13 min ago
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Holder: We stand with Ferguson

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:18pm
We're with you. That's the message Attorney General Eric Holder delivered to the people of Ferguson, Missouri, about the federal civil rights investigation into the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.
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James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:58pm
An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.
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Ferguson speaks for itself

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:45pm
Behind the big story of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, are thousands of smaller stories.
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Agency: Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl prisoner swap

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:15pm
The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without giving Congress enough of a heads-up, Congress' independent investigative arm announced Thursday.
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Judge strikes Florida same-sex marriage ban

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:02pm
Gay and lesbians rights advocates continued their undefeated run Thursday, when a federal judge ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional -- though he didn't go so far to allow such marriages to take place right away.
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Watch Friday's show!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:53pm
August 22, 2014
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Do cops have 'power problem'?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:20pm
Black residents of Ferguson say there's been friction for years with the overwhelmingly white police department. White residents also say police are heavy-handed.
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Meet college football's high-tech new shrine

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:37pm
This is not your grandfather's -- or even your father's -- ol' football museum.
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Rescue mission for Foley failed

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:34pm
A U.S. rescue operation earlier this summer failed to free American journalist James Foley and others being held by ISIS in Syria, a U.S. official told CNN on Wednesday.
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Slur gets sorority girl booted

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:01pm
A racial slur posted on Snapchat caused a student to get kicked out of her sorority. CNN affiliate WBRC reports.
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U.S. Ebola patients discharged; no danger to others, hospital says

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:36pm
Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted Ebola in West Africa, now tests negative for the virus and will be released from an Atlanta hospital today, spokesman Vince Dollard said.
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She throws like a girl

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:11pm
Mo'ne Davis is the first girl to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series, the sixth to get a hit in World Series history and the first Little Leaguer to get front page attention on one of the nation's top sports magazines. She's an inspiration, but will she change the face of the sport?
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A killer's execution could hinge on a Colorado election

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:02am
With a signature on a piece of paper, convicted quadruple murderer Nathan Dunlap's life was spared.
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Happy 55th birthday, Hawaii!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:32am
Formed by volcanoes and steeped in a rich history of Polynesian culture, Hawaii sounds more like a place in a fantasy novel rather than an American travel oasis.
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125 million-year-old dino tracks found

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:27am
A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.
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St. Louis police chief defends officers' action in fatal shooting of man

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:43am
The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.
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Tsarnaev pal expected to plead guilty to related charges

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:09am
A friend of accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty Thursday to charges in connection with removing a backpack and computer from Tsarnaev's dorm room after the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Dueling narratives in shooting

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:40pm
What really happened to Michael Brown?
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