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Summer of Sandra Day O'Connor, then and now

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 8:15am
She always insisted it was luck that led to her appointment as the first woman on the US Supreme Court. But Sandra Day O'Connor was ready for her luck. She demonstrated that 35 years ago this summer when Reagan administration lawyers flew to Arizona to interview her as one of several candidates for a court vacancy.
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N. Korea: Defector was a 'criminal'

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 7:23am
North Korea said its diplomat who recently defected to South Korea is a "criminal" who had been under investigation for "intentionally leaking secrets, embezzling state property" and a "sex offense."
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Next for Simone Biles: Cliff diving?

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 6:25am
Life has already changed for four-time Olympic gold medalist gymnast Simone Biles.
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"Treble-treble" in sight for Usain Bolt

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 2:56am
Olympic fans might want to look away now as there are just three days to go at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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How children change the way we think about war

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 12:06am
To a fortunate many, war is an abstraction and the suffering it brings, though easy to understand, is hard to truly imagine. It's one of the reasons war photography and images of conflict are so essential. They bring these concepts into blinding focus and deny us the luxury of looking away.
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Bentz says Lochte tore down sign, yelled at guards

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:53pm
He said he accepted responsibility for his role in the case and had "learned some valuable lessons."
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Usain Bolt: The greatest athlete of all time?

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:38pm
Who is Usain Bolt?
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Do traffic tickets raise racial tension?

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:12pm
It's not just about police killing black men. It's deeper than that.
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Police: Fugitive disguises himself as elderly man

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:58pm
When Massachusetts law enforcement surrounded the house of a 31-year-old suspected drug dealer Thursday, the person in the home didn't initially match the description.
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Heated exchange over Trump's comments

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:54pm
Two CNN political commentators argue over Donald Trump's comments to African-Americans.
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Opinion: The Milwaukee you don't know

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:48pm
I am one of four adopted kids -- three of us mixed race and one, Vietnamese -- raised by white parents in Milwaukee, the nation's most segregated city.
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Bin Laden raid chronicler to hand US all proceeds

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:29pm
Matthew Bissonnette, the former Navy SEAL who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and wrote a tell-all book about it, has agreed to pay the US government all past and future proceeds from the best-seller after the Department of Justice said he failed to have a draft reviewed by the government.
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Waiter tipped $500 for act of kindness

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:21pm
Kasey Simmons loves to make people smile. But Tuesday, the 32-year-old waiter was the one beaming.
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Stay of execution for Texas man who didn't kill anyone

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:10pm
Jeffrey Wood didn't kill anyone. Everybody, including the prosecuting attorney, agrees.
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Half-Indian man forced from Trump rally

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 8:51pm
A man who identified himself as half-Indian was escorted out of a Donald Trump rally on Thursday out of concern that he was a protester, but the man insisted he was a Trump supporter and said he feels that he was racially profiled.
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Trump's pitch to black voters

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 8:22pm
Donald Trump on Friday continued his outreach to African-American voters, presenting them with a stark question: "What the hell do you have to lose?"
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Frank Ocean releases 'Endless' visual album

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:27pm
Finally we know what that video in the workshop was all about.
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UN says it will compensate Haitian cholera victims

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:22pm
In a major shift, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has indicated the United Nations is preparing to compensate for the cholera outbreak in Haiti that killed at least 10,000 people.
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Manafort firm part of Ukraine probe

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:10pm
FBI and Justice Department prosecutors are conducting an investigation into possible US ties to alleged corruption of the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine, including the work of Paul Manafort's firm, according to multiple US law enforcement officials.
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Judge: Clinton must answer written questions

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:41pm
A federal judge denied Friday a request by the conservative legal watchdog group Judicial Watch to depose Hillary Clinton over her email server.
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