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See Nash accept his Nobel Prize

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 2:22pm
Mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in a car crash, according to New Jersey State Police.
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People we lost in 2015

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 1:50pm
Remembering those who died in 2015.
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Libya attacks ship near ISIS-controlled port

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 1:25pm
A ship filled with "mercenaries, weapons and ammunition" was attacked by a Libyan air force plane Sunday morning, the chief of the air force told CNN.
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Rain breaks records; more coming

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 1:22pm
A firefighter died early Sunday while performing a high water rescue operation in Claremore, Oklahoma, an emergency management official said. FULL STORY
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Best sunscreens of 2015 you're not using

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 12:39pm
Who's the worst at protecting their skin from the sun and skin cancer, men or women? Men are, according to the latest study on sunscreen use by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Only 14.3% of men said they regularly used sunscreen.
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Food labels that sound legitimate but may not be

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 12:31pm
The debate over the safety of genetically modified foods came into the spotlight again last month when Chipotle, the popular Mexican food chain, announced it was working to remove ingredients that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, from its menu. The company's website states that these foods do not "align" with its vision to provide the highest-quality ingredients, and it cites concerns in the medical community, as well as among farmers and environmentalists, about genetically engineered crops.
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Sutter: 6 degrees of climate change

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 12:25pm
Climate change is all about degrees.
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Gloria Steinem crosses Korea's DMZ

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:41am
An international group of activists, including Gloria Steinem, crossed the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea to bring attention to the need for peace between the two nations. FULL STORY
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Celebrities and marijuana

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 9:16am
Several celebrities have been open about their love of the whacky weed. View the list.
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ISIS hit with counterattack

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:47am
After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group say they've launched a counter-attack -- hoping to push them away from a key Iraqi military base and the capital.
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Would-be carjacker held at gunpoint until police arrive

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:35am
An Atlanta man stops a potential carjacker by holding him at gunpoint until police arrive and arrest the suspect. A witness captured it all on camera. WSB's Rachel Stockman reports.
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Mom shames 13-yr-old daughter for racy pics

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:34am
CNN's Poppy Harlow speaks to a mom who posted a video online shaming her daughter after she discovered her secret Facebook account.
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'19 Kids' off air over molestation allegations

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:55am
Reality TV star Josh Duggar issued an apology Thursday after reports surfaced that he allegedly molested girls as a teenager, saying: "I acted inexcusably."
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Eurovision contest winner is ...

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:55am
A pop singer from Sweden won the 60th version of the hugely popular Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday.
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Suspected killer of woman kept in box shot dead

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:30am
A Missouri woman kept captive in a wooden box for four months escaped in April, only to be shot to death this week along with her son, police said.
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Report: Grandmother, 65, has quadruplets

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:24am
For many people, 13 children would be more than enough.
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Pentagon welcomes military kids who lost parent

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:18am
Kids who had a family member that passed away while serving their country got to visit the Pentagon. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
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Catholic Ireland OKs same-sex marriage

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 6:30am
Ireland has become the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through popular vote. FULL STORY
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Rain breaks records, soaks Oklahoma, Texas Panhandle

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 4:48am
Emergency crews in Oklahoma and Texas are scrambling to help inundated residents cope with record-breaking rains. CNN's Derek Van Dam has more.
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Senate lets NSA spy bills die

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 3:37am
Opponents of the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data successfully blocked multiple attempts in the Senate early Saturday morning to extend the expiring law that authorizes the program.
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