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The 20 most memorable moments

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:04pm
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Mom set for execution gets new trial

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:30pm
A new trial has been ordered for Mississippi death row inmate Michelle Byrom, according to a state Supreme Court opinion issued Monday.
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Pilot's daughter lashes out

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:24pm
The daughter of Flight 370's pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah lashes out at the Daily Mail. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
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North, South Korea exchange fire

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:29pm
North Korea and South Korea fire artillery shells into the waters near the disputed maritime border along the western side of the peninsula.
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Vegas has a new High Roller

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:22pm
The 550-foot-tall High Roller has finally opened on the Las Vegas Strip.
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Looking for neighbors buried in mud

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:55pm
Elaine Young looks up as a helicopter hovers above a mountain of splintered trees and ice-cold, gelatinous mud, the remnants of a massive landslide that wiped out her once idyllic neighborhood.
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Her son confessed

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:11pm
The letter starts off like any normal letter from a son to his mother.
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Pharrell Williams joining 'The Voice'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:05pm
Yet another reason for fans of "The Voice" to get "Happy."
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Opinion: Stop this execution

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:01pm
If the attorney general of Mississippi had had his way, Michelle Byrom would have been executed Thursday for allegedly hiring someone to kill her husband, Edward Byrom Sr.
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Women of death row

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:53pm
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The best beauty products of all time

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:40pm
Behold the lotions, potions, and fragrances that, according to 300 experts, have transcended time and claimed their spots in the pantheon of beauty greats. Why? Because they are wonderful -- and they work.
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Model: Why I came out as transgender

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:16pm
Monday is International Transgender Day of Visibility, and the day I have chosen to "come out" as transgender.
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Why do we make students sit still?

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:06pm
As a graduate student, I had the opportunity to observe a number of idyllic, progressive classrooms where students danced to the pencil sharpener or sprawled across beanbag chairs while completing their work. I read countless books and articles about research that supports physical activity as part of academic success. It made sense to me -- theoretically -- that children should be allowed to move their bodies. Asking them to do otherwise, I came to believe, could be detrimental to both the student and the teacher.
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Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev traveled to Crimea on Monday, the highest-level visit from Moscow since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula this month.
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Loving family watches tot starve

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 1:32pm
A family fights to change "end-of-life" laws after a hospital ended their toddler's life by withholding nutrition.
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Scary jewelry heist caught on cam

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 1:21pm
Surveillance video captures masked men with crowbars and guns rob and attack victims at a fine jewelry store.
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25 years on the 'dead stadium' tour

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 1:11pm
Robert Ondrovic was at Shea Stadium for the Mets' first season there in 1964, and he was there for its last in 2008.
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Wedding ring found decades later

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 1:10pm
A woman is reunited with one of her prize possessions after it went missing more than 40 years ago.
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Honeymooners saved for a year

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:36pm
Newlyweds aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 never made it to Beijing for their honeymoon. Sara Sidner reports.
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I got a better deal from Obamacare

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:53am
As the Affordable Care Act reaches a deadline, Paul Begala says its advantages are starting to become clear.
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