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$12,000-a-night hotel room? Where do we sign up?

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 4:45am
Want to drop 80% of the average U.S. annual income in one night?

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Opinion: Stop criminalizing the victims

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 3:45am
Nina ran away from home at 14. She met a woman who put her up in a hotel room and brought "clients" to her. For the next 13 years, Nina had 20 different pimps who advertised her for sex on the internet and abused her verbally and physically.
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Girls smuggled, sold as child brides

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 3:45am
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."

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'A prayer or foreplay'

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 3:33am
Prince Rogers Nelson's music transcended genres and generations. There were songs you could sing every word to, ditties that drove you to dance and ballads so poignant in their descriptions of love and life that anyone could relate.

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FBI paid $1M to hack terrorist's iPhone

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 2:50am
The FBI paid more than $1 million to the company that gained access to San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook's iPhone for their hacking services, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.
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Chemical storage warehouse explodes

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 2:07am
A warehouse storing chemical products has caught fire and exploded in east China's Jiangsu Province, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua.

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We're not doomed yet

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:01am
Sure, there are plenty of reasons to be terrified about the future of the planet: melting ice sheets, intensifying heat waves, vanishing rainforests, falling temperature records, dying elephants, bleached out coral and kids in China don't know the sky is blue.
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Body found in search for firefighter

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:46pm
A search for missing Virginia firefighter Nicole Mittendorff was suspended Thursday after a woman's remains were found in Shenandoah National Park, authorities said.
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Prince of fashion

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 9:48pm
His Royal Badness, the Purple One, "the artist formerly known as Prince" and of course, simply Prince, has died at the age of 57.

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Your tributes

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 9:48pm
Pop iconic Prince has died at the age of 57. His music inspired a generation, and news of his death has created a massive outpouring of grief around the world.
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Trump: Jenner can pick bathroom

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:38pm
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said during a TODAY show town hall event that he believes transgender people should "use the bathroom that they feel is appropriate."
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2 killed in Rio bike path collapse

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:05pm
The host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics was hit with a setback Thursday when a large portion of a multimillion-dollar seaside bike path collapsed, killing two people and injuring three others.

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Opinion: Schilling deserved firing

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 7:51pm
Going from jock to journalist means sticking to the subject you're paid to discuss, not spreading ignorance, bias about transgender people.
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Clinton takes her foot off the gas

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 7:50pm
Hillary Clinton is trading her direct attacks against Bernie Sanders ahead of this week's New York primary for a softer touch.
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Charged Flint official: I should have questioned directives

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 7:49pm
Mike Glasgow has been quick to admit that there are things he could have done differently.
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Obama mourns 'creative icon' Prince

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 7:46pm
President Barack Obama called Prince a "creative icon" with a strong spirit as he offered prayers after the musician's unexpected death Thursday.
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Celeb tributes

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 7:44pm
Whoopi Goldberg said it best, echoing the thoughts of many: "This is what it sounds like when doves cry."

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U.S. soldier helps foil school plot

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 7:38pm
A U.S. Army captain working in Iraq helped foil a terrorist plot to blow up a school in Denmark, according to a U.S. defense official.
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Iconic moments

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 5:42pm
From his 1978 debut album "For You" to "Purple Rain" getting added to the Grammy Hall of Fame, these are Prince's most iconic moments.

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Thu, 04/21/2016 - 3:56pm
Here is a look at the life of Prince, a multitalented entertainer famed for his eclectic sound, glittery wardrobe and provocative lyrics.

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