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Lost and found: Missing in Rishikesh, 'Land of Gods'

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 5:34am
The photos were discolored, the paper stained, some of the Hindi words faded to white. But the weathered poster on a road lined with ashrams immediately captured me.
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Sun, 07/06/2014 - 4:49am
A man purported to be the notorious leader of the so-called Islamic State appeared at a mosque in Mosul, calling on people to carry out a holy war, according to witnesses and a video posted to the extremist group's website.
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Family: Israeli forces attacked teen

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 4:39am
A Florida resident and cousin of a Palestinian teenager killed this week was pummeled by men said to be in the uniform of Israeli security forces, relatives said.
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19 summer skies you shouldn't miss

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 3:20am
Summer is the quintessential season of leisure and fun. A time for adventure and exploration, summer is when long days consist of basking in the sun, catching fireflies in our hands, gazing up at stars and cheering with the crackle of fireworks.
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Skydiving school plane crashes

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 3:12am
Eleven people died and one, somehow, survived when a small aircraft belonging to a private parachute school crashed Saturday in Poland, state news reported.
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Report: Boko Haram attack fails

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 3:12am
Nigeria's military claimed Saturday that its forces killed over 50 attackers who'd tried to storm bases and police stations in the African nation's violence-ravaged state of Borno.
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Photos: Flight 214 crash-lands

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 2:45am
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Who is to blame for the crash?

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 2:33am
The NTSB is expected to release the Asiana Flight 214 crash report. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.
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Across a spiritual landscape

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 2:15am
CNN's Jessica Ravitz takes you on an enlightening journey through India's holy city of Rishikesh.
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Did U.S. buy stolen German secrets?

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 1:03am
German prosecutors ordered the arrest this week of a German citizen on suspicion of spying for foreign intelligence agencies.
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Surviving Pamplona's running of the bulls

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 12:34am
By distance, the running of the bulls course in Pamplona is pretty short: just 850 meters, or half a mile.
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I reached the bay, but the river didn't

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 9:51pm
After three weeks and 400 miles, CNN's John Sutter has just completed his thrilling, yet bittersweet, trip down California's San Joaquin.
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How you celebrated the Fourth of July

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 9:40pm
Celebrating the Fourth of July
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Actor Columbus Short arrested

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 8:16pm
Former "Scandal" actor Columbus Short is arrested for public intoxication in Dallas, police say.
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Did ISIS leader call for holy war?

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 7:46pm
A purported video released by ISIS shows a man believed to be the group's leader leading a sermon inside a mosque.
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When plastic surgery goes wrong

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 7:32pm
Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif from E!'s new show "Botched" discuss the risks and complications of plastic surgery.
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Dutch survive Costa Rica

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 7:05pm
It was supposed to be a formality, but the Netherlands was made to sweat against Costa Rica before eventually overcoming the 2014 World Cup's surprise package and booking a place in the semifinals Saturday.
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Cupp: Immigration system broken

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 6:43pm
Talking immigration reform is good business for both Democrats and Republicans -- which is why nothing ever gets done.
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Video shows brutal beating

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 6:33pm
Violence against teens in Jerusalem stokes tensions. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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The upside of Pippa's backside

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 6:09pm
Pippa takes a bum question and doesn't say butt out. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports we finally hear a peep out of Pippa.
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