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Arrested teen helps save cop's life

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:22pm
A teen who lands in lockup a few times can get on a police department's nerves. But officers have taken a shine to Jamal Rutledge since they arrested him in September in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He's their hero after he helped save life of the officer who was booking him.
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Climbers near summit of El Capitan

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:03pm
Professional climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are days away from reaching a new height: the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
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Taylor Swift sends epic care package to fan

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:58am
For a pop star with millions of frenzied fans, Taylor Swift does a pretty good job keeping tabs on them.
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Self-defense vegetables?

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:42am
When is a can of beans more than just a can of beans? When it's a weapon of self-defense for students to throw at an armed intruder who has just entered their school.
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This could reduce your commute time by 40%

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:23am
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2015's Bonnaroo lineup is ...

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:11am
Looks like tens of thousands of music lovers should be "in the mood for a melody."
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Look at me! 20 selfies of the week

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:09am
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Why Facebook parenting can backfire

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:00am
Just about every day on Facebook, I see posts by parents asking for advice related to their children. Granted, many of my friends are parents, but I imagine you see similar posts when you log on as well.
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U.S. school violence

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:58am
Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list does NOT include suicides, gang related incidents, or deaths resulting from interpersonal conflicts.
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No delay in Tsarnaev's trial

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:19am
A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request to push back the trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who'd requested a delay after last week's terrorist attacks in France.
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Titanic survivor's letter: 'Disgraceful' treatment

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:46am
In the months after the ship sinking, Titanic survivor Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon's correspondence to her friend in New York starts, as one might expect, with an appropriate amount of thanks for her concern.
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Exonerated man dies shortly after release

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:18am
A New York man who was wrongfully imprisoned for over 20 years died less than a year after being exonerated. CNN affiliate WPIX reports.
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Wife shocks husband with photo booth surprise

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:15am
A Minnesota woman lets her husband know she's pregnant in a photo booth and films his reaction.
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Artist: I'll tattoo your name on me for $10

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:14am
Artist Ilma Gore's latest installation requires audience participation in the form of a $10 donation that buys you tattoo space on her body. KTLA reports.
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See how pup gets to the park

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:13am
This dog can ride Seattle's bus system ... all by herself! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a whole new breed of bus passenger.
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Al Qaeda wants her dead

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:11am
An American journalist went into hiding and changed her identity after receiving death threats for a cartoon satirizing Mohammad in 2010. CNN's Alina Machado reports.
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Man falls from cruise ship and then ...

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:35am
A man who fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico, was rescued by a Disney cruise ship after passengers spotted him on the water, Mexican authorities say.
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Passenger alone on Delta flight

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:33am
A man was the only passenger on a Cleveland-New York flight Monday until another boarded at the last minute.
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2 police officers face murder charges

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:31am
Two Albuquerque, New Mexico, police officers will face first-degree murder charges in the shooting of a homeless man in the hills above the city, a prosecutor says.
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Anger at church over gay woman's funeral

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 5:45am
Family and friends of a gay woman in Colorado have expressed anger at a church's refusal to show a video at her funeral that contained images of the woman kissing her partner.
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