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Fiery debate over CNN coverage

1 hour 13 min ago
Rapper Talib Kweli gets in a heated debate with CNN's Don Lemon about media coverage of the Ferguson protests.
Categories: National News

Ferguson speaks for itself

1 hour 14 min ago
Behind the big story of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, are thousands of smaller stories.
Categories: National News

Firemen burned in ice bucket challenge

1 hour 17 min ago
An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went wrong in Campbellsville, Kentucky, when four firefighters were seriously injured.
Categories: National News

When lightning strikes: 15 photos

2 hours 10 sec ago
When a photographer is at the right place at the right time, a lightning show can be absolutely magical.
Categories: National News

American oasis turns 55

2 hours 1 min ago
Formed by volcanoes and steeped in a rich history of Polynesian culture, Hawaii sounds more like a place in a fantasy novel rather than an American travel oasis.
Categories: National News

Emmy Awards 2014: 5 things to watch for

2 hours 7 min ago
Will it be a "Bad" night -- or a "True" one?
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Baseball diamond is girl's best friend

2 hours 57 min ago
There will be no more Mo'ne Davis, at least for now.
Categories: National News

Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

3 hours 17 min ago
Actor Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to his death certificate.
Categories: National News

Hot car death ruled a homicide

3 hours 39 min ago
Benjamin Seitz's death in a hot car more than a month ago has now been ruled a homicide by the state's medical examiner.
Categories: National News

The week in 35 photos

4 hours 37 min ago
Categories: National News

2nd co-owner of slaughterhouse facing charges over bad meat

6 hours 9 min ago
A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say.
Categories: National News

Brooklyn Bridge flags expected to be returned to NYPD Friday

10 hours 4 min ago
Two American flags that were taken from the Brooklyn Bridge are now in the United States and are expected to be returned to the New York Police Department Friday, a law enforcement official tells CNN.
Categories: National News

Holder: We stand with Ferguson

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:18pm
We're with you. That's the message Attorney General Eric Holder delivered to the people of Ferguson, Missouri, about the federal civil rights investigation into the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.
Categories: National News

Thanks, au lait: 750 pay it forward at Starbucks location

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:25pm
A pay it forward chain that began in a St. Petersburg, Florida, Starbucks linked more than 750 strangers in a two-day act of coffee kindness.
Categories: National News

James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:58pm
An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.
Categories: National News

Agency: Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl prisoner swap

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:15pm
The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without giving Congress enough of a heads-up, Congress' independent investigative arm announced Thursday.
Categories: National News

Judge strikes Florida same-sex marriage ban

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:02pm
Gay and lesbians rights advocates continued their undefeated run Thursday, when a federal judge ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional -- though he didn't go so far to allow such marriages to take place right away.
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Watch Friday's show!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:53pm
August 22, 2014
Categories: National News

Do cops have 'power problem'?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:20pm
Black residents of Ferguson say there's been friction for years with the overwhelmingly white police department. White residents also say police are heavy-handed.
Categories: National News

Meet college football's high-tech new shrine

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:37pm
This is not your grandfather's -- or even your father's -- ol' football museum.
Categories: National News
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