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Sunburn damages DNA, body parts

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:42pm
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us that getting a sunburn damages key parts of our body, which can lead to skin cancer.
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ISIS 'beyond anything we have seen'

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:20pm
America's top defense officials left open the possibility of targeting ISIS fighters in Syria, saying during a news briefing Thursday that it was not enough to just hit the extremist group in Iraq.
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Foley 'brave and tireless'

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:20pm
When war reporter James Foley wasn't writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP or appearing on the PBS "NewsHour," he occasionally shared stories on his own blog, aptly titled "A World of Troubles."
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The search for James Foley's killer

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:20pm
Atika Shubert talks to linguistic experts about what we can learn about James Foley's killer from the tape of his beheading.
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Video shows St. Louis shooting

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:17pm
Anderson Cooper & Chris Cuomo look at new video that's raising questions about a police shooting in St. Louis.
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Cops: Pair lured Amish girls with dog

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:16pm
A puppy was used to lure two Amish girls into a car in upstate New York, with the captors plotting to enslave the sisters, authorities said.
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15 amazing natural bridges

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:47pm
These rocky natural bridges were formed over millennia by flowing waters, which slowly eroded away the rock to create the shape of a bridge. Here are 15 of our glorious favorites from around the world.
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Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:48pm
Inside the operating room, video cameras track every movement. Outside, a small computer-like device analyzes the recordings, identifying when mistakes are made and providing instant feedback to surgeons as they operate.
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Funds for officer growing fast

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:39pm
A supporter of Officer Darren Wilson, who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, speaks to CNN.
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MH17 victims' bodies returned

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:57pm
More than a month after the airliner they were traveling on was shot out of the skies above eastern Ukraine, the bodies of 20 Malaysian passengers arrived back in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia observed a national day of mourning.
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Report: 38 killed in bus crash

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:57pm
At least 38 people were killed and 41 injured early Friday when two tourist buses crashed in northeastern Egypt, the country's semi-official news website Al-Ahram Online reported.
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Guard pulls out

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:22pm
The tide may be turning in Ferguson, Missouri.
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125,000,000-year-old dino tracks

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:55am
A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.
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'He's the anti-Christ'

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:38am
Lindsay Tornambe says pastor Victor Barnard sexually assaulted her as a child. "The Hunt with John Walsh" Sundays at 9p.
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'Groundbreaking' photo shoot

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:10am
It was a photo shoot that caught India's attention.
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Borders closing over Ebola fears

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:33am
The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry.
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'Affluenza' teen's father arrested

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:31am
The father of a teen who was sentenced to probation for his role in a deadly drunk driving accident was arrested.
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