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Atheists open up: What they want you to know

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:24pm
Many Americans are leaving their faith behind. While fewer than 3% consider themselves atheists, about 20% of Americans don't identify with any religion, according to a Pew Study.
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Frat says racist chant was taught at leadership event

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:21pm
The national office of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity changed its tune.
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Hernandez fiancée says she was told to remove box

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:20pm
The fiancee of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez said at a hearing Friday that she was asked to conceal a box and take it out of her Massachusetts home after the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013.
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Question about Michael Brown leads to beating

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:20pm
When one man sat down next to a second man in a St. Louis light rail car late Monday and asked him his opinion on the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, it was not the beginning of a discussion. It was the start of an assault.
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Hillary Clinton deleted all email from personal server

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:14pm
Hillary Clinton permanently deleted all the emails on the private server she used to do official business as secretary of state, the Republican lawmaker who subpoenaed the emails said late Friday.
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Actress apologizes after racial profiling claims

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:12pm
Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.
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These people are REALLY ready for Warren

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:11pm
Ground zero for the grassroots effort here to persuade Elizabeth Warren to run for president is headquartered in a small office park where a yard sign taped to a door is the only marker of the activity inside.
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Fmr. Lawyer: Amanda Knox feels 'transcendent joy'

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:08pm
Erin Burnett talks with Amanda Knox's fmr. lawyer Ted Simon, who spoke with Knox a few moments after Italy's Supreme Court overturned her murder conviction.
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Meredith Kercher: Remembering the victim

CNN - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 3:08pm
Amid massive global interest in the trial, appeal and retrial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, it has been easy to overlook their alleged victim, Meredith Kercher, who was found brutally murdered in the flat she shared with Knox in Italy in 2007.
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U.S. astronaut launching on history-making mission

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:42pm
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is preparing to leave Earth for a very long time -- and to make U.S. spaceflight history. On Friday at 3:42 p.m. ET, Kelly will ride a Russian Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station and stay there nearly a year, twice as long as any U.S. astronaut has ever stayed on the space station.
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Humming bass sound puts out fires

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:27pm
Boom out da fi-ya! Bass out da flames! Firefighters may be snuffing blazes with deep-toned sound, if a new device invented by two engineering students in Fairfax, Virginia catches on.
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Sen. Harry Reid picks his successor

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:53pm
The surprise move is certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic Party in the Senate.
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Longtime rival to get an opening when Indiana Sen. Dan Coats retires

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:49pm
Republican Sen. Dan Coats won't run for re-election in 2016, ending his political comeback while creating an opening for one by his long-time Indiana rival -- former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh.
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NCAA 'concerned' ahead of next week's Final Four in Indianapolis

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:45pm
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision to sign into law a measure that could allow businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers in the name of "religious freedom" has left the NCAA fretting ahead of next week's men's basketball Final Four in Indianapolis.
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Vote-a-rama mania hits the Senate

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:35pm
Senators are slogging through a grueling and exhausting day as they cast scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which could last until the wee hours of Friday morning before there is a final vote on the bill.
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How 2016 race could boost criminal justice reform

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:34pm
An overhaul of U.S. criminal justice laws looks increasingly possible, and the 2016 presidential campaign just might give the effort a shot in the arm, says Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey.
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Police: 2 missing in New York building explosion

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:55am
Two people remain unaccounted for following an explosion Thursday at a building in Manhattan, two New York police sources said.
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After annual vote-a-rama, Senators approve budget resolution

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:44am
After slogging through a grueling and exhausting day casting scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which lasted until 3:30 a.m., senators narrowly approved a Republican-authored budget resolution.
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Eaglets hatch on webcam after harsh winter

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:25am
Two baby eagles emerged from their shells after their nest was buried in snow during incubation.
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Woman accused of cheating fund set up for Boston Marathon bombing victims

CNN - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:25am
A woman who claims she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has been charged with fraudulently collecting money from a fund set up for the victims.
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