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New data leads to new search area

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:01am
The search moved 680 miles to the northeast based an analysis of radar data, officials say.
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Expert: It's absolutely wreckage

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:15pm
Aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas analyzes the latest satellite images, saying the debris pictures "have to be wreckage"
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Texas abortion law upheld

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:12pm
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld two provisions of a Texas abortion law pertaining to hospital privileges for physicians who perform abortions and protocols for abortion-inducing drugs.
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Rare California tornadoes seen here

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:58pm
Tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California damaging over a dozen homes in Roseville.
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A friend's killing is his inspiration

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:31pm
Chicago's violent streets become Chance The Rapper's artistic muse.
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Police: Teens killed cop, then selves

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:29pm
Hundreds of mourners remembered fallen Windermere, Florida, police officer Robert German on Thursday in a moving tribute that elicited both laughter and tears.
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Survivor tells harrowing story

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:28pm
As the death toll climbs in Washington, CNN's George Howell reports on one man's traumatic story of survival and loss.
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Landslide toll to climb 'substantially'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:23pm
When a body is extracted from the mud, "You can almost hear a pin drop out there. You see seasoned veterans in this business, they start to tear up," District Fire Chief Travis Hots says.
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Crazy ants invading the South

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:22pm
CNN's Carl Azuz reports on an invasive species of insect that are slowly taking over the South.
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Still mystery in 1977 Malaysia crash

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:15pm
The families of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have been waiting for answers for 20 days. The loved ones of those who were passengers on Malaysia Airlines 653 have been waiting for 37 years.
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Girl abducted by shelter's janitor?

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:09pm
A janitor, who works at a homeless shelter, is suspected of killing his wife and kidnapping a homeless eight-year-old girl.
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Newlywed sentenced for cliff push

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:21pm
A federal judge sentenced Montana newlywed Jordan Linn Graham Thursday to 30 years in prison.
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Outrage over airline's baggage note

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:08pm
A deaf Houston couple is outraged after a note saying "text deaf and dumb" was left on their lost luggage.
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So many sightings

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:41pm
Every time a report comes out that something has been seen that may be related to missing Malaysia Flight 370, hopes have risen. And then, they have fallen.
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Navy commander loved both land and sea

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:27pm
"Well, how do you remember any son?" John Regelbrugge II said in a telephone call from his home in northern California. "I mean, you know, he was just one hell of a man. He was a great boy, very active in sports. He loved to hunt. He was one of my hunting partners for years until he went to the Navy."
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Scientists create mini Mars on Earth

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:06pm
If you want to drive on Mars you are going to need a very large sand pit to prepare.
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9 quirky U.S. hotel traditions

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:05pm
Lots of hotels have traditions. Nightly happy hours or free check-in snacks aren't that unusual.
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Conservatives wrong on corporations

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 6:28pm
According to court documents that surfaced this week, General Motors' engineers knew about ignition-switch problems in the Chevrolet Cobalt as early as 2009. The company may have been aware of the dangers as early as 2005 soon after the first Cobalts rolled off the assembly line in 2004. Since 2009, at least a dozen deaths have resulted from the flaw in which, upon impact, the ignition switch slips out of the "on" position and thus prevented airbags from deploying. Last month, GM announced the recall of 1.6 million Cobalts.
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FBI hunts suspect in mom, son deaths

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 6:13pm
The FBI's Ten Most Wanted list now includes a man suspected of killing a young New York mother and her toddler son execution-style in 2010.
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