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Couple eats way across world

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:02am
Gabriella Zanzanaini and Nicolas Petit have just completed everyone's dream trip -- they ate their way through 20 countries.
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Beauty queen called not Japanese enough

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:43am
A biracial beauty queen in Japan is facing criticism for not being Japanese enough.
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Town near 'Star Wars' backdrop features in ISIS fight

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:36am
The desert and dun-colored cliffs around the town of Tataouine were once the backdrop for the movie "Star Wars," much of which was filmed in this neglected corner of Tunisia in 1976. This struggling town on the fringes of the Sahara still draws a few fans of the movie but now finds itself part of a real conflict, as a way-station for jihadists crossing the Libyan border 60 miles to the east.
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'Supertide' isolates French island

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:27am
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Vin Diesel names daughter after Paul Walker

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:23am
Vin Diesel has been paying tribute to his friend Paul Walker as fans eagerly await the release of "Furious 7."
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Snarky note rips into one-legged woman

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:27am
An amputee woman was shocked by the response she got for writing a note to the person who took her handicapped parking spot. Affiliate WKEF reports.
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Biker teases cops during high-speed chase

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:26am
Showboating biker stands on his seat during high speed chase. It had CNN's Jeanne Moos on the edge of her seat.
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Mo'ne Davis' stunning response to 'slut' insult

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:12am
Little League icon Mo'ne Davis says the college baseball player who was tossed from his team for posting an offensive tweet about her should get a "second chance."
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Desperation in fire: Cop can't find toddler

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:12am
Body cam video captured the moments a Georgia officer rescued a toddler from a burning house. The officer told CNN affiliate WGCL,"I could not find him."
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5 things to know for today

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:53am
The search for bodies begins in the Germanwings crash. U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan won't change through the end of the year. And Ted Cruz drops an Obamacare surprise.
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Rover completes Mars marathon

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:48am
It certainly won't be troubling any earth-based runners' personal bests, but NASA's long-serving Mars rover Opportunity set a significant benchmark Tuesday as it clocked in 26.219 miles (42 kilometers) -- the first-ever Martian marathon.
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Would you tour a gallery while naked?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:29am
Picture this scenario.
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Video of plane crash site

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:39am
New video from the Germanwings plane crash site has been released. Authorities say no piece of debris is larger than a car.
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House hammers Secret Service

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:28pm
Lawmakers investigating allegations that two senior Secret Service agents drove drunk through an active bomb threat investigation at the White House hammered agency director Joe Clancy on Tuesday for his unwillingness to allow the agents working that night to testify.
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This raises your kid's risk of heart disease

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:27pm
There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.
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Investigators evaluate clues in loss of Airbus A320

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:05pm
About 150 people, including Australians, Colombians, Dutch, Germans and Spaniards, were on the Germanwings flight. FULL STORY | Plane obliterated | Students, teachers thought aboard | European air crashes | Site hard to reach | Opinion: A pilot's take
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911 calls in singer's crash

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 9:37pm
The caller sounds extremely worried. He tells a 911 dispatcher that he hit someone with his car.
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He reallllly regrets getting this tattoo now

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 8:46pm
This Home Depot vendor claims an unfortunate tattoo for an old flame has landed him on the unemployment line. CNN affiliate News 12 Long Island reports.
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Mom asked to move car, gets crushed by truck

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 8:40pm
A hairdresser was asked to move her car for a gravel truck, but the truck overturned on her car and killed her, witnesses told CNN affiliate KGO.
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Opinion: The firearms tragedy we forget about

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 8:07pm
Could the mental health system have saved the life of Missouri gubernatorial candidate Tom Schweich? His tragic death last month was apparently the result of a single self-administered gunshot wound to the head. He left behind a grieving family and friends, as well as members of the media, who have speculated about what may have driven him to suicide. Was it the result of bullying? Was he a martyr in a fight against anti-Semitism or dirty politics?
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