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From Olympic city to D.C.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:18am
Dogs saved from Sochi streets arrive in Washington for adoption.
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Pistorius trial delayed

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:52am
Pistorius was expected to testify on Friday, but the trial has been postponed until April 7 because one of the assessors is hospitalized, court officials say.
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Evaluating evidence

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:26am
Four weeks into South Africa's trial of the century, and the state has rested its case. On Friday the defense will begin arguing its case, possibly beginning with Pistorius himself. The time is ripe to evaluate the evidence we have heard so far; so, how successful has the state been in establishing their claim that Pistorius intentionally murdered Reeva Steenkamp?
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Pistorius testimony key

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:19am
CNN's Robyn Curnow and legal analyst Kelly Phelps preview the defense case of Oscar Pistorius.
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Air Force commanders

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:39am
Nine Air Force commanders lost their jobs in the wake of a cheating scandal involving systemic cheating on tests by officers in the U.S. nuclear missile program, officials from that military branch said Thursday.
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New search is closer to Australia

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:17am
Australian officials reject the idea that their shift of the search zone meant earlier efforts were a waste of time.
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Partner: My world is upside down

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:13am
CNN's Erin Burnett talks with the partner of missing Malaysia Airlines passenger Philip Wood.
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New data leads to new search area

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:01am
The search moved 680 miles to the northeast based an analysis of radar data, officials say.
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Expert: It's absolutely wreckage

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:15pm
Aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas analyzes the latest satellite images, saying the debris pictures "have to be wreckage"
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Texas abortion law upheld

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:12pm
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld two provisions of a Texas abortion law pertaining to hospital privileges for physicians who perform abortions and protocols for abortion-inducing drugs.
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Rare California tornadoes seen here

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:58pm
Tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California damaging over a dozen homes in Roseville.
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A friend's killing is his inspiration

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:31pm
Chicago's violent streets become Chance The Rapper's artistic muse.
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Police: Teens killed cop, then selves

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:29pm
Hundreds of mourners remembered fallen Windermere, Florida, police officer Robert German on Thursday in a moving tribute that elicited both laughter and tears.
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Survivor tells harrowing story

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:28pm
As the death toll climbs in Washington, CNN's George Howell reports on one man's traumatic story of survival and loss.
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Landslide toll to climb 'substantially'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:23pm
When a body is extracted from the mud, "You can almost hear a pin drop out there. You see seasoned veterans in this business, they start to tear up," District Fire Chief Travis Hots says.
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Crazy ants invading the South

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:22pm
CNN's Carl Azuz reports on an invasive species of insect that are slowly taking over the South.
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Still mystery in 1977 Malaysia crash

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:15pm
The families of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have been waiting for answers for 20 days. The loved ones of those who were passengers on Malaysia Airlines 653 have been waiting for 37 years.
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Girl abducted by shelter's janitor?

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:09pm
A janitor, who works at a homeless shelter, is suspected of killing his wife and kidnapping a homeless eight-year-old girl.
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