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Massive fire displaces 400

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:42pm
A massive fire at a New Jersey mid-rise consumed 175 apartments and displaced up to 400 residents. Fortunately, no one was injured.
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The lesson from Disneyland measles outbreak

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:56pm
For many kids, a trip to Disneyland is a dream come true. But for some of those kids and their families who visited "the happiest place on Earth" a few weeks ago, that dream has become a nightmare. In the past month, 36 people have come down with measles traced to an exposure at the theme park, including five employees of Disneyland.
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How a Mexican snack became an American staple

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:23pm
As a non-sports aficionado, my attraction to game day festivities has been solely food focused. So naturally, I noticed how potato chips have taken less and less space on the snack table to make room for tortilla chips and guacamole.
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3 options left for Michael Brown's family

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:54pm
After a grand jury decided in November not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, many shifted their attention to a federal investigation into the killing.
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U.S. naval ship runs aground

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:38pm
An American naval cargo ship has run aground off the Japanese coast, east of Okinawa, and efforts are underway to refloat it, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
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Video shows man shot by police

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:38pm
A little more than a minute.
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Newtown: Raze Adam Lanza's home

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:33pm
Newtown, Connecticut, council members voted unanimously Wednesday to tear down the home of Adam Lanza, the site where he killed his mother before massacring 26 others at a nearby elementary school in 2012, according to First Selectman Patricia Llodra.
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Mystery meth drone crashes

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:01pm
A drone crashed south of the U.S.-Mexico border carrying more than six pounds of crystal methamphetamine. CNN affiliate KSWB reports.
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How states play politics with women's bodies

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:32am
I operate the only abortion clinic in Wichita. For many of our patients, we are their last hope.
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Titanic survivor's letter for sale

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:50am
"According to the way we've been treated ... we didn't seem to have done the right thing in being saved at all!" the Titanic survivor writes. Live bidding on the letter begins at 1 p.m. ET Thursday, January 22.
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The incredible world of micro-robots

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:27am
From "fly bots" to swarm robots, check out the newest wave of micro-robots.
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800-pound bull charges Oregon man

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:26am
An Oregon man is recovering after being charged by an 800-pound bull on the loose in his neighborhood. CNN affiliate KOIN reports.
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Student turns his dorm room into a ball pit

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:25am
A Rice University senior spent $500 on 13,000 plastic colored balls in order to turn his dorm room into a ball pit. CNN affiliate KPRC has the story.
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Couple gives away their free vacation

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:24am
This couple got a free trip to Hawaii when they bought a new car, and they're it giving to the most loving person in central Alberta, Canada.
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Puppy undergoes sex-assignment surgery

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:23am
When animal shelter workers discovered 8-week-old Charcoal was born a hermaphrodite, they performed surgery and she's now ready to be adopted. KIVI reports.
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Opinion: Work-life balance is dead

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:20am
Once upon a time, work took place outside of the home during designated hours. Today, that world is a fairy tale. If you checked your work email this Thanksgiving, you're likely aware that at most companies there is an unspoken expectation that employees tend to emails at all hours.
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Don't share this stuff online!

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:17am
CNN's Lisa France explains why you should stop believing everything you see online. From Facebook privacy fakes to Twitter death hoaxes, think before you share that link.
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Photos: U.S. Navy's frigates

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:22am
When the USS Kauffman steamed out of Norfolk Naval Station on January 9, 2015, it marked the beginning of the end for an entire class of vessels in the U.S. Navy. The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate will be the last of more than four dozen such ships to put itself in harm's way.
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States seize cash from drivers

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:18am
On a bright, clear morning in April 2013, two professional poker players from California were heading west on Interstate 80 in rural Iowa when they were stopped by two Iowa State Troopers.
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Hope Solo suspended

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:15am
Hope Solo, the soccer star who makes headlines whether she's winning Olympic gold or having domestic violence accusations dropped against her, did it again Wednesday when she was suspended from the U.S. Women's National Team for 30 days.
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