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UK soldier's murder

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:10pm
An online threat made by one of the killers of British soldier Lee Rigby could have tipped off security agencies and perhaps prevented his murder, lawmakers said Tuesday, but UK authorities were never alerted to it.
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Inventor's watch fires laser

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:00pm
Patrick Priebe's laser watch is capable of burning through plastic and popping balloons. The inventor made the James Bond-type device on a lark.
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Tracking winter weather

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:42pm
More: Will storm ruin your holiday travel plans?
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Chief of Phoenix VA is fired

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:36pm
The embattled head of the Phoenix VA was formally fired Monday.
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Wilson defends shooting Brown

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:25pm
In an interview with ABC News, Darren Wilson says Michael Brown charged at him and acted hostile toward him.
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Crump: Stepdad just being human

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:22pm
Michael Brown's family's attorney addresses their response to the grand jury decision on the case against Darren Wilson.
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Stepdad: 'Burn this b**** down!'

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:11pm
The New York Times captured footage of Michael Brown's mother and stepfather reacting to the grand jury's decision.
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Why was announcement delayed?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 3:55pm
During the height of the months-long protests in Ferguson last summer, police said demonstrators could protest all they want -- as long as they stayed home after dark.
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What a shot! 35 sports photos

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:01pm
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Opinion: How Texas can save man's life

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:54pm
Dan Simon says Texas may soon execute Rodney Reed for a murder, except he might be innocent.
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Is mini-submarine best hotel perk?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:12pm
Laucala Island resort in Fiji allows guests access to a James Bond-style mini-submarine as part of its resort fee.
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Strange case of the melting house

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:12pm
In London, a life-size wax house is melting -- and another appears to float. Take a look.
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Obama donor faces abuse charges

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:54pm
A major supporter and fundraiser for President Obama has been arrested and charged with sodomy and sex abuse.
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Watch how vinyl records are made

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:53pm
Despite their retro roots, records sales are growing. CNNMoney's Cristina Alesci heads to Brooklyn to visit one of sixteen record pressing plants in the United States.
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'CSI' surprise: George Eads to exit

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:41pm
"CSI" star George Eads will soon wash his hands of all those crime scenes.
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Holiday travel

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:36pm
If you're heading to the Northeast for Thanksgiving, you might want to get an early start.
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Witness on her grand jury testimony

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:51am
A witness in the Michael Brown shooting who testified in court, speaks out in reaction to the grand jury decision.
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Heavy rain and snow coming

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:44am
A nor'easter is expected to pour heavy rain or snow during the Thanksgiving holiday week. CNN's Indra Petersons reports.
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GOP firebrands head to border

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:43am
Republican Reps. Michele Bachmann (R- MN) and Steve King (R -IA) traveled to the Mexican border after President Obama's immigration announcement. CNN traveled along. Here's what happened:
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'A thousand Fergusons'

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:08am
Some people here just wanted the drama to end. Others say it can never end, not as long as a white cop can shoot an unarmed black teenager to death without consequences.
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