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Meteorite makes big crater

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:32pm
A meteorite crashed down in Managua, Nicaragua, late Saturday night, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet (12 meters) across, government officials said, according to The Associated Press. No damage or injuries were reported.
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The race to create a tricorder

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:31pm
In an old office building at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, there's a room stacked high with plastic containers of synthetic urine. Researchers dip small white paddles into the liquid, wait for a grid of squares to change colors, and snap a photo with a custom smartphone app.
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Hawks owner faces 'severe repercussions' after racially charged email

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:58am
Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson is facing "severe repercussions" after his racially charged e-mail, the team's CEO said.
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Opinion: Where salmon hitchhike

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:06am
The San Joaquin used to be home to a thriving Chinook Salmon run. Now, the salmon ride in trucks.
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Ground Zero Memorial

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:02am
Here's some background information about the rebuilding of Ground Zero in lower Manhattan and the memorial to the victims of the September 11th attacks.
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Getting help

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:00am
Here is some background about the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund and the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
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Found 9/11 bracelet

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:55am
A worn metal bracelet inscribed with the name of a fallen 9/11 firefighter washed up 10 days ago on the shores of New York's Robert Moses State Park. As the surf rolled away from her feet, Marlene Quinn picked it up.
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Opinion: The 'most endangered' river

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:47am
The San Joaquin river is on life support. John D. Sutter looks at the extreme measures taken to keep the river flowing.
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Hikers evacuated from Yosemite

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:11am
Helicopters plucked hikers from atop Yosemite's Half Dome peak and other parts of the national park after a wildfire spread rapidly.
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Car hits gas line, hotel explodes

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:19am
Guests at a Lexington, Kentucky, hotel were evacuated moments before a gas leak exploded. WLEX has more.
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Atlanta Hawks owner to sell team after racist email

CNN - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:56am
Another NBA owner has been caught making racist remarks, but it doesn't appear the Atlanta Hawks' Bruce Levenson wants to take the prolonged path to being stripped of his team that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling took this year.
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Ebola is a 'national security priority,' Obama says

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:48pm
President Barack Obama on Sunday signaled for the first time that he is likely to dispatch U.S. military resources to help fight the serious outbreak of Ebola in several countries in West Africa.
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Watch Monday's show!

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 7:17pm
September 8, 2014
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Couple who went down in plane helped reshape a city

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 6:49pm
Larry and Jane Glazer were alike in so many ways, from their individual successes in business to their shared loved of adventure -- and flying.
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Joan Rivers gets showbiz send-off with New York funeral

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 4:55pm
Family and friends will bid farewell to comedian Joan Rivers on Sunday during a funeral at a Jewish temple in Manhattan.
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Hear what he said about Donald Sterling controversy

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 1:51pm
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson about the scandal surrounding Donald Sterling.
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Rescuers search for U.S. couple's plane

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:47am
Rescuers scoured Caribbean waters Saturday for signs of a prominent New York couple whose unresponsive plane crashed north of Jamaica a day earlier.
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Obama to reveal ISIS 'game plan' this week

CNN - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:47am
U.S. President Barack Obama will deliver a speech Wednesday to explain to the nation "what our game plan is going forward" in the fight against ISIS.
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Family seeks answers in Texas woman's disappearance

CNN - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 2:25pm
A Texas woman vanished without a trace after visiting friends in Plano over Labor Day weekend, police said. Now her family and friends are desperately trying to find out what happened to Christina Marie Morris.
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Hundreds evacuate: Wildfire burns near Yosemite

CNN - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:23am
A wildfire scorched hundreds of acres near Yosemite National Park in California, leaving one person injured and forcing the evacuation of 700 homes.
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