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'Sharknado 2' whips up Twitter frenzy

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:21am
Peace. Love. And Snarknado 2.
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Drew Barrymore's half-sister dead

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:09am
Jessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, was found dead early Tuesday morning.
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Ax flies through car windshield

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:07am
A truck carrying an unsecured ax flew through the windshield of the vehicle driving behind it down the highway.
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What Vladimir Putin is REALLY like

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:03am
Erin Burnett speaks with Newsweek writer Ben Judah about his three year research on Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Voyager's amazing journey in space

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:02am
NASA's Voyager spacecraft has traveled farther into space than anything or anyone before. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
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Gaza safe havens not that safe

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:57am
Mangled limbs wrapped in blood-stained rags were strewn across rooms in the school.
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CNN makes it to MH17 crash site

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:54am
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh describes the eerie scene at the MH17 crash site.
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Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M lawsuit

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:45am
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
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An international problem

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:18am
Liberian Information Minister Lewis Brown tells CNN's Richard Quest the Ebola crisis is now an international problem.
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Is this tiny island the world's melting pot?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 5:56am
With a mix of Indian, African, French and Chinese influences, Mauritius represents a cultural smorgasbord.
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Hackers show lost NASA photos

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 5:27am
Sitting incongruously among the hangars and laboratories of NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley is the squat facade of an old McDonald's. You won't get a burger there, though -- its cash registers and soft-serve machines have given way to old tape drives and modern computers run by a rogue team of hacker engineers who've rechristened the place McMoon's. These self-described techno-archaeologists have been on a mission to recover and digitize forgotten photos taken in the '60s by a quintet of scuttled lunar satellites.
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Peace Corps pulls out due to Ebola

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 5:19am
Two Peace Corps volunteers in Africa have been isolated after being in contact with a person who later died from Ebola.
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Could Ebola spread to the U.S.?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:35am
Experts say that yes, Ebola could make its way to the U.S., but there's no reason to panic. It's not the kind of disease that can sweep through New York, a doctor says.
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Bill to overhaul VA clears House

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:02am
The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Don't let the auto industry kill you

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:21am
General Motors' disastrous handling of its ignition problem is not isolated. GM's lead competitor, Ford, also mismanaged similar problems in the past.
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Cops: Man planned to eat girlfriend's dog

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:02am
Onyx was 9 months old, black and white, part dachshund and part chihuahua. She was a family dog, one that Mandy Malone kept in part to play with her grandchildren.
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Will John Kerry friend India's Modi?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:45pm
Ravi Agrawal says the U.S. secretary of state is on the right track in pushing economic ties between the world's two largest democracies
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Cop pulls man over, performs CPR

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:31pm
Police dashcam video shows an officer performing CPR on a driver he pulled over for speeding. Affiliate WMTW reports.
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