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102-year-old sees younger self

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 2:30pm
Alice Barker, now 102, spent her youth as a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance.
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Would you eat raw Gulf oysters?

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 2:19pm
Mike and Ardis Knoflicek acquired a taste for raw oysters late in life.
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U.S. aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 12:38pm
The USS Theodore Roosevelt entered the Persian Gulf Saturday to conduct what a U.S. defense official called routine maritime security operations, days after U.S. warships were deployed to the Yemeni coast to counter an Iranian convoy.
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The middle finger seen around the world

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:36am
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Opinion: Robert Downey Jr. went too far

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:11am
Robert Downey Jr. is making headlines for walking out of an interview with a British journalist who dared to veer away from the superhero movie Downey was there to promote.
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Opinion: When ice cream kills

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:07am
When you savor a lick of your favorite ice cream or swipe a carrot through a tasty dip, you don't expect to be putting your life in the line.
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5 nursing students killed in wreck

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:00am
Georgia Southern University was in mourning Thursday after five nursing students were killed the day before in a multivehicle wreck near Savannah, according to the school's website.
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Actors walk off Adam Sandler set

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:00am
About a dozen Native American actors have walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie comedy, saying the satirical Western's script is insulting to Native Americans and women, according to a report.
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Classic 'Dark Knight Returns' gets new sequel

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:58am
The Dark Knight returns... again.
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Coming soon: A superhero universe for girls

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:58am
It's a girls' universe.
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'X-Men' character Iceman outed as gay

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:58am
He's been part of a wildly popular superhero team since its very beginning.
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Opinion: Don't call us potheads

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:57am
In the 1993 movie "True Romance," then 30-year-old actor Brad Pitt leaves an enduring impression as a cannabis user who can't seem to get off the couch. But if you look around today, Pitt's stoned obliviousness is more suitable for 1990s Hollywood than 2015 America.
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Witness: 'The earthquake swung me, I hit a wall'

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 5:53am
CNN's Manesh Shrestha reports from Nepal where a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake has hit causing damage.
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Massive damage reported in parts of Nepal

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 5:53am
Columnist C.K. Lal shares an eyewitness account from Nepal following a massive earthquake that hit in the region.
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Obama sharpens wits for dinner

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 4:46am
Here's some advice: If you've crossed Barack Obama in the last year, you might want to stay home on Saturday night.
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Shaking felt as far away as New Delhi

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 4:22am
A powerful 7.5 earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital of Katmandu.
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Witness: 'Houses have cracked and fallen'

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 4:10am
Journalist Kanak Mani tells what he experienced as a powerful earthquake hit in Nepal.
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Free speech activist shot dead

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 2:48am
Her second floor café on a dusty industrial road was painted with dashes of psychedelic colors. And Sabeen Mahmud surrounded herself there with books, people, and discussions on technology, human rights and women's entrepreneurship.
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Working in the Capitol, sleeping on the street

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 2:47am
For Charles Gladden, home is a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to D.C.'s McPherson Square Metro Station.
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