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Napoleon's soldiers' bones yield death secrets

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:23am
University of Central Florida bioarchaeologist Dr. Tosha Dupras describes what she found while studying the remains of soldiers from Napoleon's army that were unearthed from a mass grave in Lithuania.
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Poll: Most want Congress to reject Iran nuclear deal

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:21am
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Girl's body found; teen arrested

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:16am
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the suspected death of an 8-year-old girl after a body was found in a dumpster in the coastal California city of Santa Cruz, police said.
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She's the oldest ever giant panda in captivity

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:01am
Celebrating her 37th birthday at Ocean Park in Hong Kong, Jia Jia claims the title of oldest ever panda living in captivity
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Cosby and #TheEmptyChair

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:45am
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WWII-era Bugs Bunny used racial slurs

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:27am
Bugs Bunny has done some less than politically correct things in his cartoon life. Lisa France looks at the skeletons in Bug's Bunny's closet as he celebrates his 75th birthday.
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Her road trip could save your life

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:26am
After Sam Kimura failed to find a bone marrow donor, she, her sister and friend set off across the U.S. signing up donors to the Delete Blood Cancer registry
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Starbucks relents on man's lifetime ban

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:21am
Rob Rowen was a regular at a Starbucks in Tampa, Florida, but now he'll have to get his favorite coffee somewhere else. CNN affiliate Bay News 9 explains why.
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Famed true crime writer dies

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:56am
Ann Rule, the author of such true-crime books as "The Stranger Beside Me" and "Every Breath You Take," has died. She was 83.
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Mike Huckabee out-Trumps GOP field

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:54am
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Rare NATO talks held on Turkey

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:49am
NATO's North Atlantic Council will meet Tuesday after Turkey called for special talks amid heightened concerns over its security.
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NY airport to get $4B facelift

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:34am
Travelers to New York know the mess that LaGuardia Airport is. Disjointed terminals, awkward transfers and ugly traffic. Not only on the runways, but on the roads around them.
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Boy killed in sacrifice ritual

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:40am
A Nepalese man has confessed to the murder of a young boy after claiming a shaman advised him that a human sacrifice would heal his ailing son, local police said.
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Scouts change policy on gay leaders

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:37am
The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it's lifting the ban on gay adults as Scout leaders.
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Racial injustice still rife in health care

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:28am
Racism mars the history of health care in America. For years, black patients were relegated to separate -- and appallingly unequal -- hospitals and wards. Many were simply denied medical attention, either "dumped" into the care of other facilities or turned away at the hospital door.
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N. Korea, Russia vie to be top menace

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:28am
While Iranian leaders prepare to pause on their nuclear program, Russia and North Korea appear locked in a contest for chief nuclear menace.
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Egypt's ambition: The Suez Canal, then and now

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:11am
Egypt began its first trial run of its 'new Suez Canal,' which will be inaugurated on August 6, 2015 -- a year after construction started -- bringing the 150-year-old waterway into the 21st century.
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Putin: FIFA chief deserves Nobel

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:03am
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Can this solve mystery of girl dumped in suitcase?

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 6:48am
Australian police say a distinctive handmade quilt could hold the key to the identity of a murdered young girl whose remains were found along with a suitcase on the side of a remote highway.
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Guess who's expecting a baby?

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 6:12am
Rapper-actor Ice-T and wife Coco are expecting a baby.
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