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'The Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:23
"The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it official.
Categories: National News

Froot Loops as landscapes

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:31
Categories: National News

A different kind of hat trick

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:26
A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.
Categories: National News

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev gets words of encouragement

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:05
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a judge Thursday he was satisfied with his defense lawyers at what is expected to be the final public hearing before his death penalty trial begins on January 5.
Categories: National News

#SaveBela campaign may spare dog's life

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:59
Connie Lay made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized and buried with her.
Categories: National News

Top 1%: What they made, what they paid

Business News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:57
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Lavendera: My Cuban roots. It's complicated

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:41
In June of 1960, my father was a 14-year-old Cuban boy with a round-trip airline ticket from Havana to Madrid, Spain. He spent the summer with family in Spain while Cuba fell deeper and deeper into Fidel Castro's revolution. He didn't realize the extent to which his life back home was quickly crumbling and that the winds of revolution were about to change his life forever.
Categories: National News

Texas is in danger of a recession

Business News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:38
Turmoil in the oil market could knock Texas into a recession.

YouTube CEO: Paid maternity leave is good for business

Business News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:32
Paid maternity leave is good for moms, it's good for families, and it's good for business.

'Serial' podcast: By the numbers

CNN Entertainment - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:29
The podcast "Serial" is wrapping up its first season on Thursday as a bona fide success.
Categories: Entertainment News

Toy guns look too real, NY AG says

Business News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:11
The difference between a toy gun and a real one is very blurry sometimes and that has led to unintended deaths.

'The Interview' was expected to bring in $100 million for Sony

Business News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:11
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Al Qaeda car bombs target Houthi fighters in Yemeni port city

CNN World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:04
Violence wracked Yemen yet again Thursday -- this time in the form of dual car bomb attacks purportedly carried out by al Qaeda militants targeting fighters from the minority, albeit powerful, Houthi group.
Categories: International News

U.S. air strikes kill 3 top ISIS leaders

CNN World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:29
U.S. air strikes have killed two top-level and one mid-level ISIS leader, a senior U.S. military official tells CNN.
Categories: International News

Game over for passenger who allegedly packed a gun in a PlayStation 2

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:26
Game over for a Brooklyn man who tried to conceal parts of a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun in a PlayStation 2.
Categories: National News

Of conquistadors and the Cold War

CNN World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:14
Just 90 miles away, Cuba inevitably shares a long history with the United States, from conquistadors to the Spanish-American War to the Cold War.
Categories: International News

Activists plan to drop 'Interview' DVDs in North Korea

Business News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:47
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Army to launch 'blimp' that defends D.C.

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:46
The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington D.C. area from cruise missiles and other possible air attacks.
Categories: National News

Washington Post looks beyond DC with Texas Tribune

Business News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:27
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