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OkCupid protests Firefox over donation

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:48pm
Dating site OkCupid is calling for its members to ditch Firefox and use another browser to search for love. The company is protesting Mozilla's new CEO, Brendan Eich, who supported an anti-same-sex marriage campaign. Firefox is owned by Mozilla.
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Family of newlyweds 'still waiting'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:34pm
Some Flight 370 families are hoping against hope and, like a cousin of one passenger said, they continue to wait -- stuck as they are in a sort of purgatory.
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Spinoff on the way

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:05pm
"Frances Ha" star Greta Gerwig is your new Ted.
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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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