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The smudge on the Declaration of Independence

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:42am
It's one of the nation's most important founding documents but the Declaration of Independence -- the document that paved the way for the creation of the United States -- hasn't always been treated with the care you might expect.
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New shark attack reported in North Carolina

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:42am
A man in his late 60s was attacked by a shark in North Carolina on Wednesday, in what was the seventh such attack in the state this year.
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Poll: Majority sees Confederate flag as pride symbol, not racist

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:31am
American public opinion on the Confederate flag remains about where it was 15 years ago, with most describing the flag as a symbol of Southern pride more than one of racism, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And questions about how far to go to remove references to the Confederacy from public life prompt broad racial divides.
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Suspect in Iowa killing to be tried in China

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:26am
The man charged with killing a student at Iowa State University will face trial in China and not be extradited to the United States, an Iowa prosecutor says.
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Google rushes to fix software that tagged photo with racial slur

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:16am
When Jacky Alcine looked at his Google Photos app recently, he was appalled by what he saw. The facial recognition software had tagged pictures of him and a friend, both of them African-Americans, with the word "Gorillas."
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U.S. wants 7 FIFA officials extradited

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 6:28am
U.S. officials have requested the extradition of seven high-ranking FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland in May. They are suspected of taking bribes worth over $100 million in connection with soccer tournaments.
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DOJ subpoenas airlines over keeping ticket prices high

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:11pm
The Justice Department has sent subpoenas to several major airlines as part of an investigation into "possible unlawful coordination" to limit capacity increases, and thereby keeping ticket prices high, a department spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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Black ballerina rises to top spot

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:51pm
American dancer Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.
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Washington wildfire probably human-caused, official says

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:49pm
Investigators have "ruled out any natural cause" for the fire that has destroyed at least 29 homes in central Washington state, a sheriff's official told reporters Wednesday.
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Donald Trump's empire

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:48pm
Real estate developer and entrepreneur Donald Trump has been in the spotlight for years.
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U.S. women compete in the World Cup

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:46pm
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Lions and tigers and ... Bigfoot?

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:44pm
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The art of the abandoned sofa

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:44pm
You see a sofa abandoned on the side of a Los Angeles street. Andrew Ward sees art.
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U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations restored

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:26pm
A U.S. diplomat delivered a note from President Barack Obama to Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday restoring diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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Wise words for angry young men

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:20pm
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Couple married for 75 years die together

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:09pm
A San Diego couple married for 75 years die in each other's arms. CNN affiliate KGTV reports.
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U.S. and Cuba diplomatic relations restored

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:15am
The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than half-a-century, two senior administration officials told CNN on Tuesday.
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Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 gift with transgender limits

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:56am
It's not every day the Girl Scouts or any non-profit is handed a $100,000 pledge.
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