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McConaughey's pep talk to team

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 10:19am
Actor Matthew McConaughey gave a rally speech to the University of Texas football team.
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'Osama bin Laden,' 'Jesus' on ballot

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 10:09am
In Brazilian elections, candidates turn to oddball campaign ads to grab voters' attention. Shasta Darlington reports.
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Father and son on different sides

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 9:37am
A father and son are on different sides of the Hong Kong protests. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
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Oldest congressman airlifted

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 8:07am
The oldest sitting member of Congress was airlifted Saturday following a car accident in his native Texas, though the 91-year-old apparently took the flight in stride -- "joking with paramedics" on his way to Plano, according to his office.
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Selfies at Hajj: Is nothing sacred?

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 7:48am
The selfie pandemic -- the cultural Ebola of our networked age -- is going global. It's bad enough that we've had the selfie as the word-of-year, the selfie as a "brilliant and terrible" TV show, the smiling selfie at Auschwitz, the selfie with a suicide as its backdrop and the selfie proudly blocking Rembrandt's most masterful self-portrait.
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Smerconish: Honoring Mumia 'despicable'

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 7:39am
Michael Smerconish speaks on a New England college's decision to have Mumia Abu-Jamal speak at their commencement.
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How savvy bloggers make fortune

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 6:24am
Seven years ago, Imran Amed started a blog from the living room of his flat in Notting Hill, West London.
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Biden apologizes to Turkey leader

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 6:12am
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden apologized to Turkey's leader on Saturday for saying that President Recep Erdogan admitted his country had made mistakes allowing foreign fighters to cross into Syria.
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Al-Shabaab abandons stronghold

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 4:15am
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabaab has abandoned its last major stronghold of Barawe, after an assault by Somali and African Union forces, residents and military commanders said.
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Aircraft carrier's 30-ton gift

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 3:54am
The U.S. Navy's oldest nuclear aircraft carrier -- the USS Enterprise -- has given a piece of itself to one of the younger carriers in the fleet, the USS Abraham Lincoln.
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Detained immigrants allege sex abuse

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 12:19am
Guards and workers at the Karnes County Residential Center in Texas sought sexual favors in exchange for money or promises of assistance with their case, lawyers claim.
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Relatives: Patient told truth

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 12:17am
As fellow family members challenge claims that the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States lied about his exposure to the virus, the man's mother rallied around him Friday in describing him as a good person who she just wants to hug again.
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Tobacco may be key to Ebola drugs

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 12:16am
As Thomas Eric Duncan remains in isolation at a hospital in Dallas, and American journalist Ashoka Mukpo prepares to be transported home, many are wondering: Will they receive an experimental drug like other Ebola patients treated in the United States?
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Man ill on airliner, CDC responds

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 11:43pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday quarantined an international flight in New Jersey after a passenger became ill on the plane, authorities said.
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9/11 flag lost in Flight 93 memorial fire

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 9:39pm
The flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2001, was destroyed in a fire at the headquarters of the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, memorial to United Airlines Flight 93, the National Park Service said Saturday.
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Lawyer: Fondling in the open

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 9:25pm
Women detained at an immigrant holding facility in southern Texas allege workers there have sexually abused them.
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Raw video shows stranded man in bubble

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 8:19pm
A man in a hydro bubble was rescued off the coast of Miami after he activated his personal indicating radio beacon .
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America's most wanted terrorists

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 8:16pm
Deb Feyerick explores the lives & dossiers of ISIS & Al-Qaeda's top leaders.
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Hidden camera reveals new cancer PSA

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 8:07pm
Bra cam catches oglers eyeing cleavage...but for a good cause. CNN's Jeanne Moos says raise your eyes-and awareness!
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Former Haitian dictator 'Baby Doc' Duvalier dies at 63

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 8:03pm
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier died of a heart attack in Port-au-Prince at the age of 63, a family member told CNN Saturday.
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