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Piers Morgan says goodbye

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:34pm
At the end of his final show on CNN, Piers Morgan gives some parting thoughts as he says goodbye.
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Ukraine crisis

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:26pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned his U.S. counterpart, Barack Obama, on Friday to discuss the tenuous situation in Ukraine -- the latest exchange between two leaders who have been at loggerheads about what's happened and what should happen next.
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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:24pm
Stephen Colbert may make his career mocking people, but this time he says he didn't go as far as the outraged Internet believes.
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Flight 370

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:23pm
Three weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flights 370 set off from Kuala Lumpur, search aircraft set off Saturday from Australia -- hoping to, finally, find the Boeing 777 in the southern Indian Ocean where experts now believe it ended up.
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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:23pm
The dreary slog to comb through the surreal aftermath of the landslide that devastated part of Washington state became even drearier and messier on Friday, with persistent rain and strong winds adding to searchers' already daunting challenges.
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Cost of searching for the plane

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:16pm
After weeks of false leads, there's still no sign of Flight 370. Tom Foreman reports on the rising costs of the search.
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Hear his next great idea

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:53pm
A 14-year-old's science fair project concluded the government could save millions by changing their font on documents.
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'Godfather' of Helvetica font dies

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:51pm
Look at the letters in these words. Really look at them: the shape of the circle that makes the "o" and the roundness of the "c."
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Lawyers: FBI tried to recruit Tsarnaev

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:42pm
Defense attorneys representing accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev said in a Friday court filing the FBI asked his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, to be an FBI informant and report on the Chechen and Muslim communities in Boston.
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The meme font

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:41pm
Bacon and eggs. Motherhood and apple pie. Block and tackle.
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A 'surveillance-proof' font?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:41pm
Can graphic design help protect your privacy? Sang Mun, a designer and former NSA contractor, thinks so.
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Seeds of Obama political recovery?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:49pm
Here's a sentence you haven't seen much, if at all, this midterm election year: President Obama is ending the week on a high note.
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The Internet's third revolution

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:34pm
A house that tracks your every movement through your car and automatically heats up before you get home. A toaster that talks to your refrigerator and announces when breakfast is ready through your TV. A toothbrush that tattles on kids by sending a text message to their parents.
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6 fitness myths, busted

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:58pm
Are you killing it in the gym but not seeing results? Chances are, you've fallen victim to bad advice.
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12 elevators you must see to believe

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:56pm
Usually, a ride on an elevator involves pushing a button and zoning out until the ding for your floor. Pay attention on these lifts, though, or risk missing out on one of the most thrilling rides of your life (even if it only lasts 30 seconds). From zooming up an inside-out London landmark to climbing to a scenic overlook in rural China to an ascent up an American icon, these vertical feats of engineering are about way more than getting from point A to point B.
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Opinion: Don't blame the pilots

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:54pm
Could the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have been the result of human intervention? Les Abend says the odds are against it.
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Why the Saudis unfriended the U.S.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:18pm
The world's most powerful democracy and the world's most absolute monarchy have long been close, if unlikely, allies.
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Combative Gov. Christie is back

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:52pm
He's baaaaack. The defiant and combative Chris Christie that reporters knew from the past returned in full spring bloom on Friday, now that a report he commissioned cleared him of wrongdoing in the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy.
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Controversial biblical movies

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:24pm
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Russell Crowe takes on critics

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:10pm
Russell Crowe bashes "Noah" critics, Ray Winstone defends his villainous role, and Kelly Rowland's inspiration!
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