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HE DIDN'T ASK FOR FREEDOM

CNN - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:07am
Michael Phillips was exonerated after serving 24 years in prison, though he never asked to be freed, a first in the U.S.
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'Slight improvement' in Ebola-stricken U.S. aid workers

CNN - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:03am
The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus "have shown a slight improvement in the past 24 hours," according to Samaritan's Purse, an international evangelical Christian humanitarian agency.
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Men steal pricey hair extensions

CNN - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:01am
Eight men broke into a store and stole thousands of dollars worth of hair extensions. CNN affiliate KHOU has more.
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Rising prices, shrinking lakes

CNN - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:59am
An intense drought in California is having an impact on food prices, tourism and more.
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Police: Toddler dies after getting trapped in hot car

CNN - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:06am
A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer's day and was trapped, police said.
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American: I lived in West Bank

CNN - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 8:56am
I am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage. Palestinian-American Naim Naif spent a few years in the West Bank, where 70% of his family lives. His wish? For people to ignore politics and think about the people.
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Number of 9/11-related cancer cases is growing

CNN - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:25am
Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. These are cancers the federal government says are thought to be directly related to that effort -- cancers like leukemia, myeloma, thyroid and prostate cancers.
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Could a blood test predict suicides?

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 6:02pm
Approximately 36,000 deaths are caused by suicide each year in the United States. What if a simple blood test could one day help prevent that from happening?
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Police: Teen raped at Keith Urban show

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:06pm
A teenage girl was raped at same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.
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'Substantial' UCLA damage, including arena, after pipe break

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:13pm
Hundreds of vehicles are waterlogged and stranded in underground UCLA parking garages a day after a water main break dumped millions of gallons of water.
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Navigator on A-bomb flight dies

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:50am
The man who navigated the Enola Gay when it dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, killing 140,000 and helping to end World War II, died in Georgia, his family says. He was 93.
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Embarrassing diseases are a real pain in the...

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:24am
There are the diseases you don't want to get because they'll kill you. Then there are the diseases you don't want to get because you are too embarrassed to discuss them out loud, even with your doctor.
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Why do women often fail?

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:35am
Carol Dweck and Rachel Simmons: Girls tend to have a "fixed mindset" but they should have a "growth mindset."
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Guns killing women: Time to act

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:33am
Gabrielle Giffords and Katie Ray-Jones say Congress must address domestic violence and guns
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Mark Cuban for president?

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:32am
S.E. Cupp says the entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner thinks for himself and refuses to be confined to an ideological box.
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Mother sues Border Patrol over son's 'brazen and lawless' shooting

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:25am
U.S. Border Patrol agents who killed a Mexican teenager should be brought to justice, a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday argues, claiming the agents used excessive force when they opened fire.
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Court refuses to shut down Mississippi's lone abortion clinic

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:24am
Mississippi's lone abortion clinic can stay open, after a federal appeals court Tuesday ruled against a state law that effectively would have shut it down -- contending that it wasn't right to simply pass the buck to other states.
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Upon learning baby brother will one day grow up, girl sobs

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:21am
A 5-year-old girl sobs hysterically after learning her baby brother will grow up. HLN's Robin Meade has more.
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Kendrick Johnson family sues

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:19am
The family of Kendrick Johnson filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials claiming their lack of action led to his death at the hands of another student.
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Expand Medicare for all Americans

CNN - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 7:58am
Vijay Das says Medicare is a success story that could provide health care for everybody, not just seniors.
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