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125 million-year-old dino tracks found

1 hour ago
A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.
Categories: National News

Racial slur gets sorority member booted

1 hour 4 min ago
A racial slur posted on Snapchat caused a student to get kicked out of her sorority. CNN affiliate WBRC reports.
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Official: U.S. attempt to rescue Foley failed

3 hours 15 min ago
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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Tsarnaev pal expected to plead guilty to related charges

3 hours 17 min ago
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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Do Ferguson cops have 'power problem'?

3 hours 17 min ago
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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Dueling narratives in shooting

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 23:40
What really happened to Michael Brown?
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Gucci Mane sentenced to federal prison for firearms charge

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:42
Rapper Gucci Mane is headed to prison. He was sentenced Wednesday to three years and three months in federal prison on firearm charges.
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Watch Thursday's show!

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:02
August 21, 2014
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Would you watch beheading video?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:04
When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?
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Beheaded journalist 'brave and tireless'

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:31
American war reporter James Foley, who was beheaded by ISIS, was described by a friend as a "funny, warm, Big Lebowski-loving guy."
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Online fury erupts over column

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:24
In a single column, a veteran police officer has catapulted himself into the national debate over the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Supreme Court: No same-sex marriage in Virginia, yet

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:47
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling that overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban. That means gay and lesbian couples cannot legally wed in the state for now.
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In Ferguson, acts of kindness, generosity

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:56
The quiet Midwest suburb of Ferguson, Missouri appears to have devolved into a place where armored vehicles patrol streets and tear gas pollutes the air. But that's not all the story.
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Support grows for officer

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:54
While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.
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ISIS beheading: What should U.S. do?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:14
Frida Ghitis says the sickening execution of James Foley was a direct challenge to the American people, to the U.S. government, and to the international community.
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Movie theater infested with THIS?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:19
Moviegoers are complaining about getting bites and rashes after attending this theater ... and it's not the first time.
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Who's in charge in Ferguson?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:00
As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, have bubbled, one official after another has taken the lead, grappling to figure out how to stop it from coming to a boil.
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Police rescue 4 people taken hostage after robbery in Illinois

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:46
Hours after two robbery suspects shot at police and took eight people hostage, the standoff inside a suburban Chicago home continued early Wednesday .
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What's it like in Ferguson?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:57
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit Ferguson, Missouri, today, after a night where police chased young men and bottles flew again. CNN's Eliott McLaughlin gives us an on-the-scene take.
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Try to watch this without laughing

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:49
Why is this grown man in a baby's highchair? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on highchair hijinks.
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