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N. Korea threatens U.S. envoy

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:42pm
CNN's Brian Todd reports on North Korean threats to the U.S. ambassador to South Korea only weeks after he was attacked by someone with a knife.
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Koch brother picks '16 favorite

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:50pm
Billionaire businessman and powerful Republican donor David Koch wants Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to be the next president but doesn't plan to financially back anyone during the primaries.
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Immigrant: 'I'm scared to go to town'

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:24pm
Congolese immigrant Tarsis Mboma Thale has a small business selling T-shirts in Johannesburg, South Africa. Thale's job normally requires him to walk the streets of the city he has called home for the past few years.
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Designer's clothes fly off Target's racks

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 6:19pm
Floral pastel dresses and beach coverups flew off the racks at Target stores Sunday morning as eager shoppers snatched up pieces from the retailer's limited edition Lilly Pulitzer collection.
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Quickest weight loss habits for busy days

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:40pm
The scale doesn't care how many hours you have in your day—only how wisely you spend them.
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FBI: Decades of testimony flawed

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:15pm
A report says the FBI's hair comparison unit routinely gave flawed forensic testimony that favored prosecutors. The Washington Post's Spencer Hsu broke the story.
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Heartbreaking replies to teacher's question go viral

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:58pm
Elementary Teacher Kyle Schwartz asked students what they wish their teacher knew and the assignment revealed students' heartbreak.
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No one RSVP'd to birthday party so mom did this

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:58pm
A mom in Minnesota takes to Facebook to fill her daughter's birthday party and is surprised by the results.
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U.S. Navy ship moving closer to Yemen

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:28pm
CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on a U.S. aircraft carrier moving closer to the coast of Yemen as chaos continues within the country.
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Recordings lend credibility to police complaints

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:16pm
Headlines make it seem there's a wave of police violence. Experts say that isn't the case. FULL STORY
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Senator: 'Politics at its worst'

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:11pm
Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow on Monday expressed skepticism that the Senate would vote this week on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, and called the holdup on her nomination "politics at its worst."
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Boston Marathon 2015 winners

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:08pm
People around the world are watching Monday's Boston Marathon to see the results and celebrate the winners. Caroline Rotich of Kenya won the women's division, and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia took the men's.
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See pop culture's memorable pot moments

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 4:02pm
CNN's Lisa France looks at the role marijuana has played in pop culture. From music to movies, pot culture has had a prominent place in pop culture in America.
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Will U.S. say yes to car made in China?

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:52pm
Volvo says it will begin exporting its S60 Inscription sedan to the United States next month, the first time Chinese-built cars will hit U.S. showrooms.
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Police caught on camera: The good and the bad

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:55pm
Americans are zoning in -- and weighing in -- every week on what cops are up to. They've had to, because cameras are everywhere -- in phones, on dashboards and on officers' uniforms.
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Tulsa deputies reassigned

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:53pm
Two deputies involved in the fatal attempt to arrest Eric Harris in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have been reassigned because of threats against them and their families, Sheriff Stanley Glanz said Monday in a news conference.
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FBI's most wanted domestic terrorists

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:42pm
Click through to see the FBI's most-wanted domestic terrorists.
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Wealthy couple on mission to save drowning migrants

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:10pm
Shortly before midnight on Saturday, an estimated 700 migrants plunged to their deaths in the frigid Mediterranean, some 180 kilometers south of Italian shores.
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Details of 'Star Wars: Rogue One' revealed

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:07pm
The "Star Wars" universe keeps on expanding.
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What Queen Victoria, George Washington and the devil have in common

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:29am
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the many uses of medical marijuana throughout history.
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