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See leaders awkward photo op

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:22am
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports on a seemingly awkward meeting between the leaders of Japan and China.
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Was he hit?

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:22am
He's enemy No. 1 in the fight against ISIS. But after waves of airstrikes by both Iraq and U.S.-led coalition forces, questions abound over whether the terror group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was hit.
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Laundry pods sicken 1 kid an hour

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:04am
Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month old came back to find her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods. Her child is not alone. Thousands have made the same mistake. Doctors are demanding better childproof designs and packaging.
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57 killed in Pakistan bus crash

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:45am
At least 57 people were killed and an unknown number of other passengers were injured Tuesday after a bus collided with a truck in southeastern Pakistan, authorities said.
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Hawaii lava flow destroys home

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:43am
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano engulfed a home today in Pahoa village, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It's the first home to be destroyed by the lava flow.
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Errors cited in Joan Rivers' death

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:41am
The Manhattan clinic that treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death made a number of serious mistakes, including failing to identify deteriorating vital signs, and providing timely intervention, according to a report released Monday.
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Photos: South Korean ferry sinks

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:56am
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Disaster brings months of pain

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:55am
6 months after the Sewol ferry sank off South Korea, many still wait for the bodies of loved ones. Paula Hancocks reports.
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Mormon church: Founder had 40 wives

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:35am
The founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith, wed as many as 40 wives, including some who were already married and one as young as 14 years old, the church acknowledged in a surprising new essay.
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NYC Ebola doctor cured

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:40am
Dr. Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with Ebola in New York City last month after returning from treating patients in Guinea, is now free of the virus and will be released from the hospital Tuesday, a city official familiar with the doctor's treatment said Monday.
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Iran leader: Eliminate Israel

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:23am
A new call by Iran's supreme leader for Israel's elimination shows that world powers must not rush into a deal on the country's nuclear program despite a looming deadline, Israel's Prime Minister said.
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Colorado's booming pot industry

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:13am
Growing pains for a new industry, Colorado's cannabis culture is being watched around the U.S. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.
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Did Willie Nelson smoke in W.H.?

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:13am
Brooke Baldwin asks Willie Nelson about marijuana legalization in D.C. and the benefits it could have on politics.
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History of marijuana in America

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:58pm
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USPS breach

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:34pm
Hackers recently broke into a U.S. Postal Service computer system and stole personal data, including social security numbers, for 750,000 employees and retirees, a U.S. official familiar with the breach told CNN on Monday.
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Not your usual winter blast

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:03pm
Forecasters say the cold air sweeping into the U.S. from Canada is bringing heavy snow, high winds and frigid temperatures. Some cold weather lovers say bring it on. But the system already is causing problems.
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Witness describes fireball in sky

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:28pm
Texas residents talk to affiliate KXAN about a meteor that NASA says burned five times brighter than a full moon.
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NYC plans new marijuana policy

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:17pm
New York City will change its policy on possession of small amounts of marijuana, giving police officers the option of writing offenders a ticket instead of taking them into custody, city officials said Monday at a press conference.
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4 Israelis stabbed in 2 attacks

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:09pm
A 20-year-old Israeli man was stabbed Monday at a bus stop in what police are calling a terrorist attack.
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Fatah cancels Arafat memorials

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:08pm
Fatah, the Palestinian political party, said Sunday it will scrap a series of events to commemorate the death 10 years ago of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
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