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I faked being black to get into medical school

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:25am
Actress Mindy Kaling's brother says that he posed as a black man years ago to get into medical school and that the experience opened his eyes to what he calls the hypocrisy of affirmative action.
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Murder charge after body parts found in duffel bag

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:23am
A 32-year-old Massachusetts man is facing murder charges, authorities said Wednesday, four days after another man's remains were found in a duffel bag.
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U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:21am
A U.S. service member was killed Wednesday in an attack in eastern Afghanistan, a U.S. defense official said amid a report that an Afghan soldier had shot at U.S. troops after an American official met with a provincial governor.
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Blues legend B.B. King hospitalized

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:21am
Blues legend B.B. King has been hospitalized for dehydration, his daughter says.
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How the shooting unfolded

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:16am
The stark video of a South Carolina officer gunning down an apparently unarmed black man as he ran away with his back to police has prompted an equally fast-moving reaction by officials and the public alike.
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What we know about Officer Slager

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:16am
Officer Michael Slager's five-year career with the North Charleston (South Carolina) Police Department may have ended when he resorted to deadly force after a routine traffic stop.
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Video shows cop shooting fleeing man in the back

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:16am
A South Carolina police officer was charged with murder after shooting and killing an unarmed black man. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
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View from Ferguson: Brown's death sparked change -- and video is vital

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:10pm
The day after a historic city council election in Ferguson, people here were talking about another city.
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President Obama takes on Scott Walker

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:42pm
Scott Walker seems to be getting under the President's skin.
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Tsarnaev eligible for death penalty

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:37pm
Jurors found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of all 30 counts he faced in the Boston Marathon bombing trial. The trial will next move into a penalty phase, where the jury will hear testimony and arguments from both sides and ultimately be tasked with deciding whether he gets the death penalty.
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How the Russians hacked the White House

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:49pm
Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.
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South Carolina senator, governor condemn police shooting

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:34pm
Statewide elected officials in South Carolina quickly condemned Tuesday the shooting of an apparently unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer in the state.
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Kansas governor signs abortion law

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:32pm
A new Kansas law banning a common second-term abortion procedure is the first of its kind in the United States.
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Bobcat snatches shark out of the ocean

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:51am
A photographer in Florida captured an incredible image of a bobcat pulling a shark from the ocean. CNN affiliate WPLG reports.
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Rahm Emanuel Fast Facts

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:15am
Here's a look at Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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Jill Duggar Dillard welcomes baby Israel

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:11am
The first daughter to be married from the hit reality show "19 Kids and Counting" has also become the first mother.
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The 'Furious 7' plane that just won't quit

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:10am
The little-known star of this week's No. 1 car chase movie, "Furious 7" isn't a car. It's an airplane.
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New York's One World Observatory to open

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:57am
It's official. New York's highly anticipated One World Observatory will open to the public on May 29, 2015.
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Has Rand Paul missed his moment?

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:45am
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Katie the giraffe to give birth live on the Internet

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:37am
There's a 6-foot baby on the way for one lanky, graceful Katie.
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