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Judge tosses conviction of boy executed at 14

CNN - 1 hour 18 min ago
A judge has vacated the conviction of a 14-year-old boy who was executed for allegedly killing two girls some 70 years ago in South Carolina.
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Thaw with Cuba angers anti-Castro exiles

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:24pm
In Miami, where the vast majority of the large population of Cuban exiles once fiercely opposed any change in the U.S. stance toward the island, reactions were split, largely along generational lines.
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Selma protesters invoke Ferguson but police say no comparison

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:22pm
The chants of protest heard across America in recent weeks echoed Wednesday in the small city where the civil rights movement reached a crescendo five decades ago.
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205 more charges for kidnapping suspect

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:04pm
A 34-year-old man originally charged in the kidnapping of a New Hampshire teen is now facing 205 additional charges, according to two grand jury rulings.
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Six charged in West Virginia water contamination

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:02pm
Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges.
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14 arrested in deadly meningitis outbreak

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:58pm
Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections distributed by a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, a law enforcement source told CNN on Wednesday.
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Watch Thursday's show!

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:53pm
December 18, 2014
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Debilitating outbreak sweeps Americas

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:34pm
Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.
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Alcatraz escapees could have lived, study says

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:01pm
On June 11, 1962, three Alcatraz inmates -- John Anglin, Clarence Anglin and Frank Morris -- attempted to leave the infamous San Francisco Bay island prison. They may have made it, says study by Dutch researchers.
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The yearbook pic they didn't want you to see

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:35pm
A high school senior's yearbook picture includes her two great loves: her dog and hunting. CNN affiliate WTEN has more.
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Alan Gross freed, U.S. and Cuba strike historic deal

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:21pm
U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island, senior administration officials tell CNN.
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#AskACop becomes trending forum for vents about police

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:06pm
#AskACop was launched as an opportunity for the public to pose questions of police officers, who have been under the spotlight in the wake of Michael Brown and Eric Garner's deaths. It became a trending on Twitter, as many used the hashtag to rail against what they viewed as some police officers' unjust treatment of African-Americans.
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'Breathe Easy' T-shirts stir controversy

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:29am
Eric Garner's final words have become a rallying call for protesters across the country.
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Mom: My son was lynched

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:32am
Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide -- if it's proven and explained to her.
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After killing man, police interrogated girlfriend

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:27am
After killing a man at an Ohio Walmart, police interrogated his girlfriend, accusing her of lying, threatening her with jail time and suggesting she could be on drugs, according to a video posted on The Guardian's website.
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Look at me! 28 selfies of the week

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:53am
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Did 'Jackie's' rapist ever exist?

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:09am
On a fall night two years ago, Jackie, the alleged victim of a brutal gang rape, recounted her story in vivid detail to two friends. She recalled the assault for Ryan Duffin and Alex Stock on picnic tables at the quaint University of Virginia campus.
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Months after infants found dead in squalor, mom charged with murder

CNN - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:38am
It was a shocking and gruesome scene: Police officers in hazmat suits retrieving dead infants among "mounds of used diapers and feces" from a Massachusetts home back in September.
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'Oh God, it's Mom': Pundit brothers called out on C-SPAN

CNN - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:59pm
Boys may become men, but they will always be their mothers' sons.
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Body of suspected killer found

CNN - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:32pm
Police in suburban Philadelphia are conducting an intense manhunt for a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws, the DA said. He spared the lives of his own children.
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