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'Military jet ski with a flight deck and a gun'

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:50pm
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday said one of its newest warships, the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth, had completed a weeklong patrol in the South China Sea.
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Boston Marathon bombing evidence

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:39pm
See evidence that was released in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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Jury condemns Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:04pm
The verdict marked the first time in the post-9/11 era that federal prosecutors won the death penalty in a terrorism case. FULL STORY
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Remembering the victims

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:02pm
The battle over the control of images and their spin has always been essential to the Boston Marathon bombing case. Here are the faces of those who died and were injured in the April 2013 blasts.
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5 things to know about the Preakness Stakes

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:54pm
It's a dilemma 1960s TV character Jan Brady knew well: "How do you stand out when you're the middle sister?"
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What would bomber face in Supermax prison?

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:45pm
It's home to Ramzi Yousef, who plotted the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center; 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui; "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski; and Richard Reid, the "shoe bomber."
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Bill Cosby speaks on sexual assault allegations

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:25pm
After more than 30 women accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, the comedian addressed those allegations for the first time in an interview with ABC News.
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N.J. postal annex evacuated because of 'sweet odor'

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:09pm
A U.S. postal annex in New Jersey was evacuated Friday because of what an agency spokesman called a "sweet odor."
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House doctor helps Baltimore recover

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:57pm
Dr. Jeffrey Katz is always in a hurry, darting from patient to patient in a part of Baltimore where a mixture of poverty, crumbling buildings and crime give the feel that it's a forgotten part of the city.
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11 best running camps in the U.S.

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:21pm
You may think that sleep away camps are just for kids, but more and more adults are revisiting the childhood pastime, except now with a different goal in mind — to improve their running skills. Whether you're just starting to train for your first 5K or you're a seasoned marathoner, spending time in a majestic setting focusing on running, guided by expert coaches and in the company of like-minded people can do you good. You'll learn everything from pacing and nutrition to injury prevention and proper running form. And hopefully, you'll leave with a renewed sense of motivation and confidence.
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Hammer-wielding attacker charged in series of assaults

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:05am
A man shot by New York police after he swung a hammer at an officer has been charged in a series of similar attacks, authorities said Thursday.
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Oil tankers: Danger on the rails

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:05am
On the surface, this is a tidy, upscale community in suburban Chicago where the biggest headache is the commute to downtown.
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The week in 35 photos

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:41am
Take a look at 35 photos from the week of May 8 through May 14.
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Depp's dogs escape death

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:32am
Johnny Depp may have been a success as swashbuckling Capt. Jack Sparrow, but any potential smuggling career of his own has hit a large rock in the shape of Australia.
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Why men's rights activists call for boycott of 'Mad Max'

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:27am
A well-known "men's rights activist" blog is calling for a boycott of the postapocalyptic film "Mad Max: Fury Road" for being a "feminist piece of propaganda posing as a guy flick."
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3 bodies found with Marine helicopter in Nepal

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:14am
Three bodies were found along with the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter missing in Nepal. It was spotted on the slopes of a mountain east of Kathmandu, a local army official said Friday. FULL STORY
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Musicians mourn the loss of B.B. King

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:50am
Blues legend B.B. King influenced countless musicians with his virtuoso picking style and full-bodied song delivery. Many of those musicians took to social media to remember the guitarist, his prized instrument and the gift he bestowed on generations of music lovers after his death Thursday night at 89.
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Mother, son both fighting cancer

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:44am
Cheryl Mauthe is hoping that 2015 is the year when good things begin again.
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Watch baby beluga whale birth

CNN - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:35am
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