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Woman climbs pole, removes Confederate flag

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:37am
Dressed in climbing gear and a helmet, Brittany "Bree" Newsome shimmied up a 30-foot flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina state Capitol early Saturday and removed the Confederate battle flag that has reignited national debate over the emblem's place in modern America.
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Hundreds flee from homes in wildfire

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:00am
A wildfire burned out of control late Sunday in central Washington, forcing residents in hundreds of homes to evacuate, authorities said.
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Earthquake hits city of Volcano in Hawaii

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 7:52am
An earthquake struck the Hawaiian city of Volcano on Saturday evening.
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New York prison break timeline

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 11:29pm
Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York on June 5, setting off one of the largest manhunts in recent history.
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Escapee David Sweat shot and taken into custody

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 8:45pm
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Sweat's mother: He always got in trouble

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 8:34pm
Pamela Sweat says she didn't watch the coverage of the manhunt and reflects on her son's troubled past. She speaks with TWC News Binghamton.
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Patient safety evaluated at Florida hospital

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 11:17am
The nation's largest accrediting agency for hospitals is evaluating "patient safety-related events at St. Mary's Medical Center" in Florida, which CNN found had a high mortality rate for pediatric open heart surgeries from 2011-2013.
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Shark attack on Carolina coast

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 5:51am
At least five reported shark attacks this month have swimmers proceeding with caution as they head to coastal beaches in North and South Carolina.
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Shooting near gay pride event

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 5:51am
A bystander outside a San Francisco gay pride weekend event was wounded early Saturday evening when a group of men got into an argument and shots were fired, police said.
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Search for missing Olympian suspended

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 5:51am
A three-day search for a missing Olympic sailor has ended without success. The Coast Guard says it suspended the search for Trevor Moore, in Biscayne Bay, Florida, Saturday evening at sunset.
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Hundreds gather again at Emanuel AME Church

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 5:49am
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Record heat to bake parched Northwest

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:14pm
Though only six days old, summer is wasting no time and is forecast to bake the Northwest with record-setting 100-plus temperatures Saturday even as the region reels from drought.
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Meet the world's ugliest dog

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:14pm
Quasi Modo, a short-spined mix breed dog from Florida, was named the world's ugliest dog Friday for epitomizing "excellence in ugliness."
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Asteroid Day wants to track near-Earth asteroids

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:14pm
Asteroid Day is on June 30, and around the world local organizers are coming together to bring awareness of the potential threat of near-Earth asteroids.
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8.52-carat diamond found at Arkansas park

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:14pm
An 8.52-carat diamond was found at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park on Wednesday. It's the fifth-largest gem to be discovered by a park visitor.
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Who commits mass shootings?

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:12pm
The man who opened fire at a Charleston church last week joined a list many would like to forget.
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The fight for equality isn't over yet

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:10pm
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Some couples wed, some forced to wait

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:08pm
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Nation reacts to marriage ruling

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:03pm
Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring states to allow same-sex marriage unleashed an outpouring of reaction across the nation, both in favor of and against the landmark ruling.
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Same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states

CNN - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 9:02pm
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