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Gun sales boom on Black Friday

CNN - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 5:25am
The busiest shopping day of the year also saw a major boom for gun sales, with the federal background check system expected to set a record of more than 144,000 background checks Friday, according to the FBI.
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UMass Amherst cuts ties with Bill Cosby

CNN - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 3:48pm
The University of Massachusetts Amherst and Bill Cosby have split ways amid allegations of sexual assault and rape.
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Day of kindness in Ferguson

CNN - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 3:13pm
Ferguson streets were deserted early Friday after a Thanksgiving Day that mixed kindness with sadness, heartbreak with hope.
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Austin police shoot suspect after reports of gunfire in downtown

CNN - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 2:52pm
A shooter targeted multiple downtown buildings in the Texas capital early Friday, including the police headquarters, authorities said.
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Family hears son's heartbeat after death

CNN - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 11:08am
After losing their son and brother in a tragic house fire, the Heisler family got to hear his heart beat again.
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The week in 36 photos

CNN - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 6:53am
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Thanksgiving power outages hit the Northeast

CNN - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 6:44am
Storm-related power outages hit across the Northeast, leaving some chopping breadcrumbs by flashlight, cooking turkeys on the grill and watching Netflix on phones.
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Opinion: Why some black artists urge Black Friday boycott

CNN - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:11pm
Soledad O'Brien and Rose Arce say with #BlackoutBlackFriday, a group of blacks in the arts are urging African Americans to use their economic clout to protest police brutality in Ferguson and beyond
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Why you fight on Thanksgiving

CNN - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 1:25pm
As we all know, Thanksgiving isn't always the harmonious holiday it's sometimes made out to be.
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Storm knocks out power on Thanksgiving

CNN - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 1:24pm
Many in Maine were without power -- but not initiative -- as tens of thousands woke up to find the lights out.
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Lawyer: Wilson leaving Ferguson PD

CNN - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 8:37am
Officer Darren Wilson is in talks to leave the Ferguson Police Department and may give up being an officer altogether, after a grand jury decided not to indict him in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
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Justice Ginsburg has heart surgery

CNN - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:47am
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, underwent a heart procedure Wednesday morning to have a stent placed in her right coronary artery.
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Give thanks: Nasty storm's over

CNN - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:44am
Wednesday was a hellish holiday travel day, with a winter storm punishing the East Coast. But for Thanksgiving Day, the storms are leaving and things should return to normal.
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Fearless bikers swarm LA police

CNN - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:28am
Bikers go wild while police give chase. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on recklessness that will give you road rage.
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Wed, 12/31/1969 - 7:00pm
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