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Parapalegic 'walks' for Bronze Star

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:27pm
A paralyzed marine walks with the help of a robotic device. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
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World's most spectacular fountains

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:14pm
Not content to simply swim in it, fill balloons with it, shoot it at bystanders during massive water fights or mix it with whiskey, people never cease to find amazing ways to make water even more incredible than it already is.
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Father and sons leave Germany to fight ISIS

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:03pm
Qassim Shesho fled Iraq for Germany in 1990. Now, he's back with two of his sons to defend his land, family and religion from the terrorist group ISIS.
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Defending last stronghold

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:56pm
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Yazidis flee

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:53pm
CNN's Ivan Watson describes a dramatic rescue by the Iraqi military as desperate Yazidi civilians flee ISIS fighters.
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Opinion: Why women fight ISIS

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:53pm
Just when you thought it was impossible for ISIS to become any more contemptible, the group in a recent publication boasted of its success in bringing the return of slavery. More specifically, it announced and provided elaborate justification for the enslavement of women.
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Ferguson voices

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:22pm
What do you know about Ferguson, Missouri? That a black teenager, Michael Brown, was killed here August 9. That he was shot by a white police officer, Darren Wilson.
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Art covers scars

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:21pm
In an odd way, I sense calm as cars and buses whiz by at rush hour. It is a sign of normalcy.
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Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:51pm
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Newtown report

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:31pm
Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but misunderstood and mistreated, according to a report released Friday by a Connecticut state agency.
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Kids author: Sorry for 'racist' joke

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:30pm
Jacqueline Woodson's big win at the National Book Awards on Wednesday was briefly eclipsed by a racially charged joke.
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New 'Cinderella' makes her entrance

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:08pm
The trailer for 2015's "Cinderella" doesn't feature any singing mice, but it's magical all the same.
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How quake warning systems work

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:04pm
Chad Myers explains how earthquake warning systems work, and why we can't predict seismic events earlier.
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Why 'Walking Dead' dominates TV

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:59pm
Executive producer Greg Nicotero discusses why "The Walking Dead" has captured the imagination of millions of viewers.
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Say buh-bye to seat-back screens

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:51pm
Rachel Crane investigates airlines' newest cost-cutting measure.
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Great white shark found near busy beach

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:43pm
A 2.5 meter long great white shark was found tangled in nets surrounding one of Sydney's busiest beaches.
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Top 5 most dangerous jobs

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:42pm
Alexandra Field lists 5 of the most dangerous jobs in America.
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Dozens killed in Kenya bus raid

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:29pm
Armed men ambushed a bus at dawn in northeastern Kenya and killed nearly half of the 60 people aboard, authorities said Saturday.
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GOP: Ball is in your court

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:22pm
Maria Cardona says Republicans should appreciate President Obama's executive action on immigration.
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Report: Lanza a loner, anorexic

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:22pm
A state agency finds Adam Lanza was in deteriorating mental health in the time leading up to the Sandy Hook shooting.
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