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Gay hotelier apologizes for hosting Ted Cruz

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:37pm
A gay businessman who hosted an event for Sen. Ted Cruz -- a strident opponent of same-sex marriage -- is apologizing to the gay community for what he called a "terrible mistake."
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Loretta Lynch makes history

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:27pm
Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney general on Monday, replacing Eric Holder. Lynch, the country's first African-American woman to serve in the role, had her nomination held up more than five months over politicking in the Senate.
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5 missing after storm strikes regatta

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:22pm
At least six people are missing after a severe storm capsized several sailboats in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Saturday afternoon during a regatta, said Coast Guard Public Information Officer Carlos Vega.
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Monster tornado and huge hail pummel Texas

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:21pm
Tornadoes and hail storms cut through parts of Texas leaving damage in their wake.
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Shots fired at Lil Wayne tour bus

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:20pm
Gunshots were fired at rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus early Sunday in Atlanta.
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The middle finger seen 'round the world

CNN - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:06pm
It's the image we'll always remember: the Boston Marathon bomber flipping the bird.
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Scuffles, insults mar Baltimore protests

CNN - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:13am
Shop owners are paying a price for rage over Freddie Gray's death in police custody. The vast majority of protesters who took to Baltimore's streets late Saturday were peaceful, but the handful who weren't left behind shards, rubble, and dents.
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Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say

CNN - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 9:03am
The senators began making the plans after reading a CNN.com article about the plight of Charles Gladden, a 63-year-old grandfather making $360 a week who sleeps on a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to a D.C. train station.
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Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

CNN - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 3:59pm
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Women, you won't be happy with this

CNN - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 3:58pm
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15 buffalo shot after a day of chase

CNN - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 3:47pm
Fifteen buffalo were shot and killed on Friday after a day on the loose in upstate New York.
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Tulsa reserve deputy got special treatment

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:52pm
An internal inquiry by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2009 concluded that Reserve Deputy Robert Bates was shown special treatment and that training policies were violated regarding his role with the agency.
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Yellowstone supervolcano even more super

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:56pm
As tourists stroll between Yellowstone's 300 active geysers, taking selfies in front of thousands of bubbling, boiling mud pots and hissing steam vents, they are treading one of the planet's greatest time bombs and it's bigger than anyone thought.
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Protesters, police scuffle over Gray death

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:37pm
There were a few scuffles with Baltimore police and at least two people were arrested during another night of protests over the death of Freddie Gray.
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Inside the fight to free Warren Weinstein

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:19pm
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HIV outbreak in Indiana grows

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:58pm
The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The institute is working with state health leaders to control the "severe outbreak," which has spread among users of a prescription opioid called Opana.
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The FBI's most-wanted terrorists

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:02pm
Twenty years after Oklahoma City domestic terror threats range from white supremacists to eco-terrorists to anti-government extremists and radical separatist groups, according to the FBI.
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Statue of Liberty evacuated

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:57pm
New York's iconic Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island are being evacuated after reports of a suspicious package inside a locker, according to a senior law enforcement official and the National Park Service.
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Working in Capitol, sleeping on street

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:55pm
By day, 63-year-old Charles Gladden works in the U.S. Capitol cafeteria. By night, he sleeps on a sidewalk. "They scramble around for issues to talk about," he said, motioning to the Senate chamber behind him. "All they have to do is stop and ask the common person on the street."
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Food workers, janitors walk out on U.S. Senate

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:25pm
About 40 contracted workers from the United States Senate walked off their jobs Wednesday morning and joined more than 1,000 labor activists at a rally calling on President Barack Obama and Congress to require federal contractors to pay their workers more.
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