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Senate confirms ex-corporate CEO to lead VA

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:53
The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary.
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Girl, 9, hit by plane dies

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:51
The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
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NCAA settles head-injury suit

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:52
A $75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.
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10,000 calories in one sitting?!

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:51
He's used to making waves in the pool, but Ryan Lochte has caused a few ripples of excitement on social media after tweeting out a photo of himself in front of what he claims was 10,000 calories worth of food, including piles of chicken and asparagus.
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Police ask for public's help to solve FSU law professor's slaying

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:50
The mystery behind the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has authorities in Florida asking for the public's help.
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Peyton Manning boogies to 'Rocky Top'

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:33
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took a break during training camp to show off his dance moves.
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Dog resorts: Lapping up luxury

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:14
More and more animal lovers who aren't opposed to splurging on their furry friends are choosing overnight stays at resort-style retreats that offer services fit for royalty.
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America's body image screwed up

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:00
LZ Granderson says the cyber-standing ovation given to Robyn Lawley, an Australian plus-size model who posted unretouched photos, shows how crazy Americans' notions of beauty have become.
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Ray Rice: What is NFL thinking?

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:57
Carol Costello says she was wrong to expect the NFL to come down hard on Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice, and that the league be universally criticized if they didn't.
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NASA maps 101 moon geysers

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:48
On the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, scientists have discovered the possible existence of a very important, life-sustaining element: liquid water.
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Rescue dog thwarts burglary

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:45
A dog named Squid helped put an end to a string of burglaries, but his owners were surprised considering his background.
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Bill would legalize some pot

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:41
The bill would amend the Controlled Substances Act to exempt marijuana plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.
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What's wrong with 'Black Jesus'?

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 06:48
A Christian group's anger over the trailer for an upcoming TV show seems out of place, says Jay Parini
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163 people on whale-watching boat stuck off Massachusetts coast

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:43
After more than 12 hours stuck at sea, passengers aboard a whale-watching boat off the Massachusetts coast could reach land Tuesday.
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What a shot! 37 sports photos

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:42
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The bitter lessons of MH17

CNN - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:03
During the last four months, the people of Ukraine have been fighting for their freedom, independence and European path in a war started by Russia-backed terrorists and their accomplices.
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Man featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed during attempted arrest

CNN - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:53
A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York City law enforcement sources.
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Two charged in Philadelphia carjacking that killed 3 siblings

CNN - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:26
Philadelphia police said Monday they've apprehended two suspects in a Friday carjacking that left three children dead and their mother in critical condition.
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Texas man allegedly sent 500 'white powder' letters

CNN - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:11
For nearly six years, hundreds of letters, most containing a suspicious white powder, were sent through the mail, addressed to President Barack Obama, members of Congress, hotels near the Super Bowl, schools, companies and others.
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What Christie can teach Cuomo

CNN - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:46
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dug himself a big pothole on his road to the White House in a corruption scandal. He is going to have to address this head on.
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