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The Oklahoma City bombing

CNN - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:17am
On April 19, 1995, the Albert P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was rocked by a truck bomb. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500.
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The week in 33 photos

CNN - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:17am
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'Bubble girl' is allergic to life

CNN - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:16am
The cracker or the bite of ice cream -- Brynn Duncan still isn't sure which one sent her into anaphylactic shock that day. Her food allergies change so frequently, keeping track is almost pointless.
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Demonstrations against police brutality spread nationwide

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:38pm
From coast to coast, marchers are taking to the streets to support Baltimore protesters and complain about police brutality in their own towns.
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Professor fails entire class

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 9:55pm
A professor at Texas A&M Galveston said in an email to his strategic management students that they were a disgrace, that they lacked maturity -- and that he would fail the entire class.
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Police: Van carrying Gray made additional stop

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:48pm
Baltimore police reveal that the prisoner transport van carrying Freddie Gray made a previously undisclosed stop between the time of his arrest and its arrival at a district headquarters. FULL STORY
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Was Boston bombing the dead brother's fault?

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:42pm
He was impressively polite and bright in the eyes of his boyhood teachers, an encourager of his college friends. He was a docile captured killer in the care of paramedics tending to his gunshot wounds.
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A father goes 'badass' to save his family

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:13pm
It happened 40 years ago, and it was a scene that could have been ripped from the script of "Mission Impossible." This is the story of a Vietnam war hero you've never heard of.
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FBI assisted Weinstein family with ransom payment

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 1:58pm
The family of Warren Weinstein, an American who was held hostage by al Qaeda for four years before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week, received assistance from the FBI when they paid a ransom to individuals claiming to be his captors in 2012, sources told CNN.
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L.A. riots: 23 years later

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 1:33pm
The L.A. riots were triggered by the beating of Rodney King 23 years ago this week. CNN's Stephanie Elam reports.
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Sam Smith suffers vocal cord hemorrhage

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 1:29pm
Sam Smith has been diagnosed with a hemorrhage to his vocal cords, and he's been ordered to stop performing until he's healthy.
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Freddie Gray report in prosecutors' hands

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:46pm
Friday is the day: Baltimore investigators will hand their files on Freddie Gray's death over to prosecutors, but the public shouldn't expect much.
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Legendary ring announcer 'Ready to Rumble'

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:26pm
He's the boxing hall of famer that's never thrown a jab, the tuxedoed showstopper with the voice that packs a punch and the owner of a knockout hook as recognizable as any of the sport's finest champions.
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Space probe to crash on Mercury

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:03pm
NASA's Mercury Messenger space probe is out of fuel, and it's expected to crash into Mercury around 3:30 p.m. ET Thursday, according to Paulette W. Campbell, a spokeswoman with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, which has been managing the mission.
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Church touched by 18-cent donation

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:48am
"Please don't be mad," the back of the envelope said. "I don't have much. I'm homeless."
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FAA questioned mental health of Germanwings pilot

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:31am
Years before Andreas Lubitz crashed a commercial airliner into the French Alps, the Federal Aviation Administration raised questions about his mental health, declining to give him a medical certificate.
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Kentucky Derby: American Pharoah chases crown

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:25am
It's been dubbed the most "exciting two minutes in sports."
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Fight of the century started with Hollywood waiter

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:39am
When Les Moonves sits down at a restaurant in Hollywood, it's usually the waiter's lucky night. As the president and CEO of CBS Corp., which includes Showtime, Moonves runs a powerful television network in a town where nearly every waiter also wants to be an actor.
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Shark attack kills woman in Maui

CNN - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:33am
A woman died after a shark attack in Hawaii, prompting beach closures in nearby areas in Maui, authorities said.
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