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Richard Glossip death penalty case takes another turn

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:06pm
Richard Glossip was pacing back and forth in his death cell Wednesday afternoon wearing only his boxer shorts and waiting to hear whether the Supreme Court would step in and postpone his execution.

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U.S. School Violence Fast Facts

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:04pm
Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list does NOT include suicides, gang related incidents, or deaths resulting from interpersonal conflicts.

Categories: National News

Cold Atlantic 'blob' puzzles scientists

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 3:28pm
At first glance, it stands out like a sore thumb. That blob of blue and purple on the map. One of the only places on the globe that is abnormally cold in a year that will likely shatter records as the warmest globally.

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First on CNN: Boehner says Benghazi panel will continue

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 12:37pm
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that he will not disband the House committee investigating the Benghazi attack, despite House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's controversial comment this week that the panel helped damage Hillary Clinton.

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First on CNN: Mexico extradites major cartel suspects to U.S.

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 12:32pm
The Mexican government is extraditing major alleged drug cartel suspects to face justice in the U.S., in the wake of the embarrassing prison escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, U.S. officials told CNN.

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Senate OKs bill to fund government through Dec. 11

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:48am
The Senate moved Wednesday to prevent the first part of a multi-step budget crisis when it voted overwhelmingly to keep the government funded through Dec. 11.

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No-show wedding guests billed for missed meal

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:48am
Not showing up to a wedding you've said you'll attend is bad form, but billing wedding guests for missed meals is probably not the best way to handle no-shows.

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Planned Parenthood executive slams GOP questioning

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 9:43am
Planned Parenthood's executive vice president hit back against House Republicans on Wednesday, one day after the women's health organization's president endured five hours of fiery and testy interrogations by members of the House Oversight Committee.

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How showrunner Shonda Rhimes lost 117 pounds

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 8:16am
With so many hit TV shows this season, Shonda Rhimes has a heavy schedule.

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Ben Carson: 'Hitler' could happen here

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 8:10am
Ben Carson suggested on Wednesday that a Nazi-like force could come to power in the United States.

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Happy 125th birthday, Yosemite National Park!

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 8:03am
When Yosemite became a national park on October 1, 1890, the National Park Service had not been created.

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Lisa Ling: How I got Warren Jeffs' kids to open up

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 7:40am
Lisa Ling discusses how she convinced two of imprisoned FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs' children to speak out. "This is Life" airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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Hurricane Joaquin upgraded to Category 3

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 7:26am
The Bahamas is bracing for a category 3 hurricane. CNN's Pedram Javaheri has the latest forecast and where the storm could be heading next.

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Paul Walker's daughter sues Porsche over father's death

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 5:55am
Paul Walker's daughter has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Porsche, claiming the sports car he was riding in had multiple design flaws.

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Oklahoma's governor stays Richard Glossip execution

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 5:54am
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin issued a 37-day stay of Richard Glossip's execution on Wednesday to allow the state time to address questions about chemicals and protocol.

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Union members accused of harassing 'Top Chef' crew

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 5:53am
Four members of a Boston labor union face extortion-related charges, accused of harassing "Top Chef" reality show staff during filming last year.

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Caitlyn Jenner won't be charged in fatal four-car accident

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 5:53am
Caitlyn Jenner won't be charged for her role in a deadly four-car accident earlier this year in California, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced Wednesday.

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