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Keyboardist Ikey Owens dies

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:17am
Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, the keyboardist in Jack White's backing band, has died. The musician also played with bands such as Mars Volta and Free Moral Agents. With Owens' passing, the remaining shows in White's Mexican tour have been canceled.
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Wozniacki: I dreamed I was dead

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:04am
Caroline Wozniacki is known as one of the fittest players in tennis, but even the rejuvenated Dane is feeling anxious as she prepares to take part in the New York City Marathon in early November.
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Man treated for Google Glass addiction

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:58am
A man who checked in to the Navy's Substance Abuse and Recovery Program for alcoholism is also being treated for a Google Glass addiction, according to a new study.
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Turnip + Michelle Obama = viral Vine

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:35am
Michelle Obama, never one to turn down an opportunity to champion healthy eating, has co-opted a popular tune -- and, in six seconds, created a viral sensation.
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What Burnett found on a remote island

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:13am
From a Maryland farm to a remote Scottish island, CNN's Erin Burnett searches for her roots.
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Man rips homeless vet's sign, but ...

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:58am
Street magician Rob Anderson surprised a homeless vet with cash and a GoFundMe page which has raised over $30,000.
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Gov's fiancee planned a pot farm

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:52am
The fiancee of Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber responds to allegations that she owned a pot-growing farm. KOIN has more.
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Grisly act saved boy in '89 quake

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:47am
Dan Simon talks to a doctor who recalls the measures he took to save a trapped 6-year-old in the 1989 Loma Prieta quake.
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Kim Jong Un

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:18am
Kim Jong Un has reportedly made his first public appearance in more than a month.
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Halloween THC fears in Colorado

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:54am
Colorado parents have a new fear to factor in this Halloween: a very adult treat ending up in their kids' candy bags.
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Boy, 10: 'I killed that lady'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:51am
"I killed that lady," the 10-year-old boy told a Pennsylvania state trooper, after a 90-year-old woman was found dead in the home of the boy's grandfather.
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Chris Rock, Prince to appear on 'SNL'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:09am
Talk about an epic night!
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Court reinstates Texas voter ID law

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:07am
Less than a week before early voting begins in the state, a federal appeals court has said that Texas' controversial voter ID law can go into effect.
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Forget the gym, try an exoskeleton

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:35am
Military work is physically demanding—and we're not just talking about soldiers on the battlefield. Travel down the chain, and you'll find plenty of positions where strength and stamina are highly valued skills.
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Glen Campbell releases final song

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:50am
Even if you've never been a fan of Glen Campbell, this one's certain to tug at your heartstrings.
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Get up to speed

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:49am
A nurses' union has slammed the Dallas hospital where an Ebola-stricken nurse recuperates. President Obama says the world isn't doing enough. And WHO fears the outbreak will get far worse before it gets better.
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Five charged in prank on autistic teen

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:52am
Five Ohio teens who humiliated their autistic classmate by dumping a bucket of urine, tobacco spit and water on him in an "ice bucket challenge" prank -- and then posted the act to Instagram -- now face charges, authorities said.
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A doorway to another dimension?

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:49am
It looks like a portal to another dimension crafted from alien technology to bridge yawning chasms across time and space.
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Texas abortion clinics can reopen

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:29am
The Supreme Court for now has ordered Texas not to enforce a law that had effectively shut down several clinics that provide abortions. The court's order means those clinics can reopen immediately.
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Biden: The tea party is 'crazy'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:13am
The vice president, in a closed-door meeting in South Carolina, referred to himself as "the only white boy on the east side of Wilmington" and slammed the tea party.
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