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Dad: 'Parent's worst nightmare'

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:13pm
The parents of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham plead for anyone who has information to come forward.
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Latest must-have: Japanese bookbag?

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:13pm
It's probably been a few years since you packed your books and lunch in a bag, kissed your mom at the door and stumbled off to grade school.
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Pentagon: We are in this for years

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:34pm
The United States and its allies are steeling themselves for what an American defense official described Thursday as a yearslong fight against the so-called Islamic State, a revelation that came as airstrikes pummeled oil refineries in Syria used by the terror group to help fund its operations
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Cop: I captured ghost on camera

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 6:43pm
A police officer from Espanola, New Mexico, says he captured a ghost on camera while on duty.
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CNN looks at 7 who are likely <br>in the mix

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 6:19pm
Obama lauds the accomplishments of Eric Holder, who is stepping down as attorney general. But D.C. wonders: Who will replace him?
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Officials: No sign of subway terror plot

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 6:16pm
Intelligence and law enforcement agencies have no indications of an ISIS terrorist plot against U.S. subway systems, two U.S. law enforcement officials told CNN on Thursday.
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Photos: California home invasion

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 6:16pm
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Eric Holder resigns

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 6:10pm
President Obama confirms that Eric Holder will resign after six years at Justice Department helm. He will stay in the position until a successor is confirmed.
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6.2-magnitude earthquake in Alaska

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 6:05pm
An earthquake registering a preliminary 6.2 magnitude was centered 81 miles northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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What is his legacy?

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:24pm
The war on terror. Same-sex marriage. Voting rights. Financial scandals. Fast and Furious.
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Lawmakers on resignation

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:22pm
Long overdue or not long enough? Members of Congress use Twitter to react to the news that Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning.
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Boehner: Hold off debate until next year

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:09pm
Even as the war against ISIS expands, House Speaker John Boehner said he doesn't believe Congress should debate any new authorization for the military operation until next year.
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Qatar's Emir: We don't fund terrorists

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:08pm
In his first-ever interview as the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani defended his country against allegations of funding terrorism and pledged support for the fight against ISIS for the long haul.
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Syrian rebels unite to fight ISIS

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:06pm
More than 20 Syrian rebel commanders, including members of Christian opposition groups, have signed off on what they called a historic agreement to unite in the fight against ISIS and President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
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She secretly films life under ISIS

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:04pm
One woman goes undercover, risking her life to give a rare look at civilian life inside one Syrian city under ISIS rule.
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More remains ID'd at closed school

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:03pm
A research team has identified two more sets of remains from unmarked graves at a former reformatory in Marianna, Florida, reported the University of South Florida.
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Trying to build a better breast pump

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:47pm
An eclectic group of engineers, designers, artists, parents and lactation consultants came together at MIT over the weekend to improve a necessary, unpopular device: the breast pump.
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6 ways to talk climate with a Republican

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:06pm
On the sidelines of the massive People's Climate March last weekend in New York, I met an unassuming couple who were on vacation from Texas, the land of oil and gas.
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Opinion: Is Jeter THAT good?

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:05pm
Derek Jeter's nicknames: "The Captain," "Captain Clutch," "Mr. November."
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Could this stop frat rape problem?

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:04pm
Nicholas Syrett says Wesleyan University's decision to make fraternities admit women will help the curb hyper-masculine herd mentality linked to rape and binge drinking
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