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From sex offender to millionaire

1 hour 46 min ago
Michael Phillips spent 12 years in prison and 12 more as a sex offender for a rape he didn't commit. Is he mad at his accuser? No. "I pray for her, I forgive her, and I bless her."
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Ventura wins $1.8M from ex-SEAL

1 hour 54 min ago
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
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Police: Man killed, skinned puppy

1 hour 59 min ago
A New Mexico man is charged with extreme animal cruelty after allegedly killing his girlfriend's dog, then skinning the animal and putting parts of it in a freezer.
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Clerk gets shot, fights back

2 hours 13 sec ago
Shocking surveillance video shows the store clerk fight back against a gunman who shot him in the leg.
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A life or death election, literally

2 hours 1 min ago
A convicted quadruple murderer's execution is on hold. But a new governor could push it forward if elected this November. Critics call it "mob justice."
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How '60s shaped my destiny

2 hours 4 min ago
Donna Brazile says she was young in the Sixties, but what happened then shaped her life. She was only 9 when MLK was shot, but became an activist that day
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Legalizing weed too risky

2 hours 4 min ago
Stuart Gitlow says pot is addictive and those who smoke it can experience long-term psychiatric disease.
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Homeowner, 80, should die in prison

2 hours 4 min ago
Ruben Navarrette says Tom Greer is an 80-year-old crime victim who, if there is any justice, should spend the remainder of his golden years in prison
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'Slight improvement' in Ebola-stricken U.S. aid workers

2 hours 13 min ago
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

2 hours 15 min ago
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

2 hours 17 min ago
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

4 hours 9 min ago
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

4 hours 19 min ago
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

5 hours 50 min ago
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?

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

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

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

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...

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?

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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