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The pitfalls of online dating

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:44pm
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Why it may not be a hate crime

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:34pm
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Craig Stephen Hicks faces first-degree murder charges. He's accused of shooting three students in the head because of a dispute over a parking space.
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See U.S. Navy launch missile into ship

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:26pm
The U.S. Navy successfully tested Tomahawk missiles' capabilities against moving targets at sea.
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Alabama justice in fiery debate

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 3:59pm
The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court insisted Thursday he will continue to resist efforts to implement same-sex marriage in his state, even if the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of same-sex marriage later this year.
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Ukraine ceasefire: What's next?

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 2:55pm
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany have signed up to a peace plan after lengthy talks, raising hopes that the brutal conflict in eastern Ukraine could be brought to a close.
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Now a war vote? What changed?

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 2:45pm
Congress is poised to authorize the use of military force for the first time in nearly 13 years after President Barack Obama sent a draft joint resolution to lawmakers on Wednesday.
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'Nut rage' incident gets executive jail time

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 2:38pm
Heather Cho, the former Korean Air executive who ordered an international flight to return to the gate over how macadamia nuts were served in first class, has been sentenced to a year in jail.
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A road map to online love

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 2:36pm
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U.S. Navy unveils robotic firefighter

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:33pm
It wasn't the screech of cannonballs, the thud of grappling hooks or the crack of muskets that most terrified that sailors of the Spanish Armada in the 16th century, but fire.
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Hear the chilling 911 call after shootings

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:32pm
A 46-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of three family members near UNC Chapel Hill. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux reports.
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Dad: 'We knew nobody survived'

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:32pm
He wishes he can cry uncontrollably, like his grief-stricken wife. But he's still in shock.
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Former Beatle, Clapton wife looks back with love

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:29pm
The rock stars of the '60s and '70s have, inevitably, gotten older. Many are now in their 70s; some have even passed on. Pattie Boyd still sees them as vigorous youths.
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Coast Guard dispatched to help ice-bound ship

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:26pm
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter is on its way to try and free an Australian fishing boat currently trapped in a block of ice 900 miles northeast Antarctica.
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10-month conflict in Ukraine has claimed 5,000 lives

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:00pm
If the ceasefire holds, it could end a conflict that has plunged East-West relations to their lowest point since the end of the Cold War. A previous ceasefire deal reached in September failed. FULL STORY
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ISIS: Paris killer's widow is with us

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:52pm
The widow of Paris kosher supermarket gunman Amedy Coulibaly has linked up with ISIS, the terror group claims.
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Chilling crime scene video in Hernandez case

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:39pm
The jury in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial watched chilling crime scene footage of the victim's body for the first time.
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Mueller forced to be ISIS 'bride'?

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:48am
Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker and ISIS hostage whose death was confirmed by her family this week, might have been paired with a male ISIS fighter during her captivity, U.S. intelligence and government officials said Wednesday.
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Text in 'Sniper' trial: 'Straight-up nuts'

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:42am
The trial of the man accused of killing Chris Kyle, the protagonist in the top-selling book and hit movie "American Sniper," began Wednesday with a lawyer using Kyle's own words to bolster an insanity defense.
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Anchor's tribute to Bob Simon

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:28am
CNN's Anderson Cooper joins colleague Don Lemon to share thought and memories late "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon
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Democrats pick convention city

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:28am
Philadelphia will host the Democratic National Convention in July 2016, a source with knowledge of the selection process tells CNN.
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