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First African-American Marine aviator dies

CNN - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:34
Pioneer. Warrior. Role model.









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No retrial for officer in NC shooting

CNN - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:34
Prosecutors in North Carolina will not seek a retrial in the case of a police officer who was charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man, according to a letter from the state attorney general's office.









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Ex-addict helps women reclaim their lives

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She helps inmates be 'better people'

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What Americans think about it now

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Burning Man ablaze in Nevada desert

CNN - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:21
Create a temporary desert temple to whatever deity or ideals you hold true.









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Reporter, cameraman had gunshot wounds to heads

CNN - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:40










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Virginia Tech survivor: The gun lobby's foolish answer

CNN - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:36
Early Wednesday morning, Alison Parker and Adam Ward were on assignment in Moneta, Virginia -- Parker as a reporter and Ward as a cameraman. Working for WDBJ7, Roanoke's CBS affiliate, they were working on a story about the 50th anniversary of Smith Mountain Lake and interviewing Vicki Gardner, who leads Smith Mountain Lake's Chamber of Commerce.









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Slain reporter's boyfriend asks for dialogue on gun violence

CNN - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:35
One day after reporter Alison Parker, 24, and her cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, were gunned down on live television near Roanoke, Virginia, Parker's boyfriend said merely remembering their lives is not enough.








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The week in 39 photos

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Loose nut costs Air Force $62.4 million in accident

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 09:18
A reconnaissance airplane almost crashed in April, endangering the lives of 27 airmen aboard the plane -- all because a retaining nut connecting oxygen tubing was not tightened properly, accident investigators have determined. The report blamed a private defense contracting company for the accident.








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Governor: We need universal background checks

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:32
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe called Thursday for eliminating gun law loopholes and establishing universal background checks after his state was rocked just a day earlier by the murder of two journalists during a live TV broadcast.








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New words in the dictionary? Awesomesauce!

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:31
New words! In the dictionary! So exciting! If there were only a word to describe just how exciting.








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Hawking: There may be a way through black holes

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:20
Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.








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'Rock star' reporter, photographer 'an incredible person'

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:11
Reporter Alison Parker was 24. A "rock star." "The most radiant woman I ever met," in the words of a colleague.








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An England that no longer exists

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Police officer killed while answering domestic disturbance call

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 05:15
One police officer was wounded and taken to a hospital after a shooting Wednesday in Sunset, Louisiana, State Patrol Master Trooper Brooks David said.








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Court orders Kentucky clerk to issue marriage licenses

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 05:15
Same-sex couples fighting for the right to marry won yet another legal victory Wednesday -- this time in Kentucky, though the county clerk on the other side of the battle might not be ready to throw in the towel yet.








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Ex-student accused of rape says he lied about sex

CNN - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 05:15
Speaking in a calm and assured tone, the graduate of a prestigious New England prep school on trial for rape testified Wednesday that he put on a condom but didn't have sex with a female fellow student because it "didn't feel like the right move."








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