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The rise of 'cyberathletes'

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:07am
Andy Lewis' dream died when he was 16. Just out of school, the Englishman had been accepted for an elite traineeship with the army when he was hit by a truck, which resulted in most of his left leg being amputated.
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Bear cub found in Central Park

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:03am
The only bears known to inhabit New York's Central Park are at its zoo -- so how did a dead bear cub end up under a bush?
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Arrest in Miami club shooting

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:03am
A 17-year-old male has been arrested in connection with a shooting last week at a nightclub where 15 people were wounded, Miami police said.
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Michael Phelps

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:47am
USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, for six months and said he won't be on next year's U.S. team at the world championships.
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Super bacteria growing in space

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:40am
Manned space missions bring with them a plethora of challenges to keep astronauts alive and healthy, especially on long-duration space missions. Astronauts need to breathe, eat, drink, excrete their food and drink, and be kept free of infections to stay healthy enough to do their job. The key to an astronauts' wellbeing has been found, somewhat contradictorily, to be a group of tiny organisms -- bacteria.
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Ocean floor adds to Flight 370 mystery

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:33am
An unintended consequence of searching for the missing airliner - discovering extinct volcanoes, immense ridges and cavernous trenches.
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World's best auto museum?

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:28am
It's a well driven path for the motoring male: as middle age approaches, thoughts turn to acquiring a shiny sports car as wives, female friends and relatives shake their heads with despair.
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Search for students leads to graves

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:22am
Federal troops are on the way to a Mexican town where 43 students went missing, and local police have been ordered to lay down their weapons.
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8 of the world's greatest city mascots

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:12am
They have tours designed around them, statues erected in their honor and fans so rabid many a sports team would envy them.
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10 things the best leaders never say

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:05am
"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning," wrote Mark Twain.
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Solving the mystery

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:30pm
Gunmen opened fire at buses carrying students and soccer players in southern Mexico.
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Boy went to bed fine, didn't wake up

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:28pm
Eli -- a sweet, active, blonde-haired preschooler -- had gone to sleep feeling fine, perhaps dreaming of playing with his sisters or having a fun day at school.
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Are missing students in mass graves?

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:24pm
Investigators are working to identify the remains of 28 people found in mass graves in the state of Guerrero, Mexico.
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Unmasked man in video investigated

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:04pm
British police are investigating a video released Friday that shows an unmasked and apparent British ISIS fighter, a spokesperson for Prime Minister David Cameron says.
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Woman: I am proud to kill ISIS

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:25pm
The Kurdish women resisting ISIS are willing to risk their lives to do so. CNN's Phil Black reports.
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Miami Dolphins lineman arrested

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:19pm
The Miami Dolphins have suspended a defensive lineman after he allegedly touched women and then took an "aggressive fighting stance" when police attempted to arrest him, according to a probable cause affidavit.
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Now what?

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:08pm
The GO Phoenix search vessel arrived in the Flight 370 search area in the Indian Ocean and started its search. The ship, along with two others, will conduct detailed sonar sweeps.
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Next phase in search begins

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:07pm
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has resumed in the southern Indian Ocean. Paula Hancocks reports.
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Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:07pm
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Navy robots could 'swarm' foes

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:59pm
The U.S. Navy is getting ready to "swarm" its adversaries.
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