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A tragedy, a theft, and a detective's hunch

3 hours 12 min ago
As soon as Detectives Paul McClaskey and Jerry Verdugo turned on a camera they recovered from a pawn shop, they knew they had found something special.
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New next month on Netflix and Amazon

3 hours 50 min ago
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are adding titles to their streaming options in September.
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Teen trapped in burning house

4 hours 7 min ago
A passerby caught a teen leaping from the third floor of a burning home. CNN affiliate WFMZ reports.
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Texas abortion law

4 hours 10 min ago
A federal judge ruled Friday it is unconstitutional to force abortion clinics to become surgical centers in the state of Texas, effectively throwing out a key component of an anti-abortion law that would have forced the closure of a number of facilities.
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Summer movies

4 hours 45 min ago
Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?
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Cop resigns after Ferguson incident

4 hours 51 min ago
Tom Fuentes discusses a St. Louis-area officer resigning after he was filmed pointing his rifle at Ferguson protestors.
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Author: 'Putin created a monster'

5 hours 17 min ago
Author Ben Judah says Vladimir Putin has presented a "Nazi Ukraine" to the Russian people and is trapped by propaganda.
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Newspaper: ISIS targeting Pope

5 hours 58 min ago
Italian newspaper Il Tempo reports that Pope Francis is a target ISIS has "in the crosshairs." CNN's John Allen reports.
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Rep. slams Obama for tan suit

6 hours 14 min ago
Rep. Peter King says Obama wearing a tan suit during a press conference was a metaphor for a "lack of seriousness."
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Brewery's 99-packs sell out in 1 day

6 hours 39 min ago
Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers.
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Study: Junk food 'addicts' are real

6 hours 44 min ago
Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. This week we look at salt intake and its impact on MS; junk food and the damage it does to your desire to eat healthy; how drinking coffee may help you keep your teeth; and how more parents have their kids vaccinated.
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How we created a heroin crisis

8 hours 23 min ago
Society wanted a fix for our prescription pain pill addiction, so we restricted the medications. People then started reaching for a more accessible substitute.
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Obama ISIS strategy

8 hours 29 min ago
When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football.
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8 hours 32 min ago
The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its border with Guinea over fears that the deadly outbreak could spread, the Senegalese Press Agency reported Friday.
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Ebola doc takes your questions

8 hours 34 min ago
CNN's Isha Sesay asks Emory University's Dr. Jay Varkey questions from CNN viewers about the Ebola virus.
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Watching the slaughter of his people

8 hours 35 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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Sculptures made only from paper

8 hours 47 min ago
Airplanes. Hats. Boats. Maybe fortune-tellers.
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How heroin kills you

8 hours 54 min ago
Using heroin can kill you, but it may not be in the way you think.
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Uzi Instructor's family sympathizes

8 hours 55 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 in a nationally televised interview Friday.
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Getting drugs off the street

8 hours 55 min ago
It's 8 p.m. in Chelsea, Massachusetts, just across the Mystic River from Boston. For Lt. Detective David Betz, his day is about to get busy.
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