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Fallon & Pitt's epic break dance

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:40am
On "The Tonight Show," host Jimmy Fallon and actor Brad Pitt performed a break dancing routine.
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Helmet cam shows shot to head

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:40am
U.S. military footage posted to YouTube shows a Marine survive a head shot by a sniper in Afghanistan in 2013.
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Can X-rated oysters save the bay?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:39am
Mike learns oysters' environmental and economical benefits as he helps orchestrate an oyster orgy to save the Chesapeake.
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Runner carries injured competitor

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:39am
A North Dakota teen carried a fellow competitor after she was injured during a race. CNN affiliate WDAY reports.
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GOP gov.: Obamacare here to stay

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:37am
A repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health care law is "not gonna happen" even if the GOP takes the Senate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said.
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Teen finishes race with broken leg

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:32am
A high school cross country runner is recovering after he was determined to finish a race with a broken leg.
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On-air spat during report on riots

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:30am
A fight breaks out at a pumpkin fest over who gets the mic. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on an on-air spat sparked by riots.
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The trial in 90 seconds

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:52am
A look back at the trial of South Africa's most famous disabled athlete.
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Predawn meteor showers predicted

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:38am
If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.
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Oscar Pistorius

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:34am
From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace will culminate with his sentencing Tuesday.
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Silence as sentence read

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:22am
CNN's Robyn Curnow describes the reaction in the courtroom as Oscar Pistorius received his sentence.
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Pistorius enters court

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:20am
Oscar Pistorius enters courthouse in South Africa to hear his sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Can talks end Hong Kong stalemate?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:04am
Student leaders will meet with Hong Kong government representatives Tuesday, the first time the two sides have met since pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of the city more than three weeks ago.
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Feds allege AIDS research fraud

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:34am
If government prosecutors are right, a former top researcher at Iowa State University is guilty of brazen scientific fraud-actions which a criminal complaint says have cost taxpayers nearly $15 million.
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Can this super fan bring Royals luck?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:22am
He's a bespectacled, middle-aged South Korean guy with a corporate job. But he has already swept Twitter and the international media, which swarmed him at the airport as he departed.
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Steenkamp: From student to model

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:40am
A week before her death, South African model Reeva Steenkamp talked about her secure, blissful environment.
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Reeva's cousin: He needs to pay

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:37am
Renewed concerns for the safety of Oscar Pistorius after a group of 'gangsters' allegedly threatened his sister in court.
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Who is Oscar Pistorius?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:35am
He was the so-called "Fastest Man on No Legs," and his inspiring story captured the imagination of the world at the London Olympics. Now, as the cameras pan once again towards Oscar Pistorius, he is playing the lead role in a more tragic tale that began in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013.
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Oscar de la Renta

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:25am
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82.
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World's worst airport in 2014 is...

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:40am
Good news for air travelers passing through Manila: the city's international airport isn't quite as bad as it used to be.
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