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3.69-carat diamond found in park

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:18pm
Can a prayer for diamonds actually turn up a gem?
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Photos: Freddie Gray's funeral

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:23pm
Freddie Gray's funeral is held in Baltimore on Monday, April 27. Gray, 25, was arrested April 12 and died a week later from a severe spinal cord injury.
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Music star helps homeless Capitol worker

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:08pm
Even for a man who has no computer or smart phone -- never mind a roof over his head -- the power of social media can be profound and potentially life changing.
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Movie massacre trial to start

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:03pm
James Holmes will stand trial Monday in the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooting where he allegedly killed 12 people and injured 58 more in 2012. The trial could last until autumn.
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America's transgender moment

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:08pm
It's only April, but 2015 may be remembered as the year the term "transgender" fully entered mainstream consciousness.
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Bruce Jenner comes out ... as a Republican

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:07pm
Bruce Jenner didn't just come out as a transgender woman Friday night — he also came out as a Republican.
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Bruce Jenner's reality series: What we hope to see

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:39pm
With the announcement that E! will air a new documentary series this summer about Bruce Jenner's transition from male to female, fans are eagerly awaiting bearing witness to the former Olympian's journey.
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Gay hotelier apologizes for hosting Ted Cruz

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:37pm
A gay businessman who hosted an event for Sen. Ted Cruz -- a strident opponent of same-sex marriage -- is apologizing to the gay community for what he called a "terrible mistake."
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Loretta Lynch makes history

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:27pm
Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney general on Monday, replacing Eric Holder. Lynch, the country's first African-American woman to serve in the role, had her nomination held up more than five months over politicking in the Senate.
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5 missing after storm strikes regatta

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:22pm
At least six people are missing after a severe storm capsized several sailboats in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Saturday afternoon during a regatta, said Coast Guard Public Information Officer Carlos Vega.
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Monster tornado and huge hail pummel Texas

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:21pm
Tornadoes and hail storms cut through parts of Texas leaving damage in their wake.
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Shots fired at Lil Wayne tour bus

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:20pm
Gunshots were fired at rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus early Sunday in Atlanta.
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Boston bombing: The dead and injured

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:08pm
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The middle finger seen 'round the world

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:06pm
It's the image we'll always remember: the Boston Marathon bomber flipping the bird.
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Scuffles, insults mar Baltimore protests

CNN - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:13am
Shop owners are paying a price for rage over Freddie Gray's death in police custody. The vast majority of protesters who took to Baltimore's streets late Saturday were peaceful, but the handful who weren't left behind shards, rubble, and dents.
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Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say

CNN - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 9:03am
The senators began making the plans after reading a CNN.com article about the plight of Charles Gladden, a 63-year-old grandfather making $360 a week who sleeps on a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to a D.C. train station.
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Voices of the Aurora theater massacre

CNN - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:57am
On July 20, 2012, excited moviegoers gathered for a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" at the Century Aurora 16 Multiplex Theater in Aurora, Colorado.
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Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

CNN - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 3:59pm
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Women, you won't be happy with this

CNN - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 3:58pm
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15 buffalo shot after a day of chase

CNN - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 3:47pm
Fifteen buffalo were shot and killed on Friday after a day on the loose in upstate New York.
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