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Selling Atlanta's children: What has and hasn't changed

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:31
The image sticks in my mind: A female defendant is escorted into the courtroom with shackles around her ankles, making it difficult to walk. Dressed in a jail-issued jumpsuit and flip-flops, she takes a seat at the appointed table up front, until the judge is gaveled in and we all rise.









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Ways to help sex trafficking victims in the U.S.

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:30
In the new CNN documentary "Children for Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking," actress Jada Pinkett Smith worked closely with CNN producers to shed light on the growing epidemic of human trafficking in the United States -- in particular, Atlanta.









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7 ways to spot that someone is being trafficked

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:30
It's vacation season for much of the world, with travelers flocking to airports to jet off for some hard-earned R&R.









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Can 'Big Data' stamp out human trafficking?

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:30
Behind a locked door in a secret location in Washington D.C., workers are patrolling one of the front lines in the war against human trafficking.









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Model way to fight slavery

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:29










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U.S. Navy sub breaks Arctic ice

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:26










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Obama going on Bear Grylls show

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:25
While on his three-day trip to Alaska -- aimed at promoting climate change action -- President Barack Obama will tape an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," NBC and the White House announced Monday.









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The irony of Obama's Arctic voyage

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:08
Obama's on a climate tour of Alaska this week.









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Police lives matter

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:01










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Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Broadway's first black Jean Valjean, dies after fall

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 10:12
Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables," died Friday night in New York.









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Horror director dies

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:59
Wes Craven, the visionary filmmaker who defined the horror genre with the long-enduring "Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise and later deconstructed and redefined it with "Scream," has died. He was 76.









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Obama to rename tallest U.S. peak

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:59










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Boy's attempted arrest goes viral

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:58










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New sub Navy's 'most lethal warship'

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:56
It's 7,800 tons, 337 feet and $2 billion worth of steel and stealth, with war-fighting controls that look like a big arcade video game.









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U.S. Navy's submarine fleet

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:56
The Navy has 12 Virginia-class subs in service. Click through the gallery to learn more about the Navy's submarine fleet.









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Self-help guru dies

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:55
Wayne Dyer, the prolific self-help guru and motivational speaker, has died, Dyer's family has announced on Facebook.









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Miley wore WHAT?

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:54










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Baseball fan dies after falling from upper deck

CNN - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:53
A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.









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