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GOP Rep. John Mica: Amtrak 'Soviet-style operation'

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:02pm
Republican lawmakers on Friday dug in to their party's defense of cuts to Amtrak funding, declaring that the train derailment that killed eight people this week "did not have anything to do with money," as Rep. Bill Shuster put it.
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Asian-American groups accuse Harvard of discrimination

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:00pm
A coalition of Asian-American organizations says the federal government should step in to change Harvard's approach to admissions, accusing the university of racial discrimination.
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From clubs to organized crime: Notorious biker gangs

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:57am
Bandidos, Hells Angels, Mongols. They're not just motorcycle clubs, but organized criminal enterprises.
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Police: Out-of-state bikers might join 'gang brothers'

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:57am
A gun fight erupted between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, where at least nine people were killed, according to police. Waco Sgt. Patrick Swanton expands on the investigation.
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Gunfight erupts between biker gangs

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:57am
A gun fight erupted between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, where at least nine people were killed and reportedly more than 100 weapons recovered at the scene. KTVT reports.
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Did Louis C.K.'s 'SNL' monologue go too far?

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 9:04am
In Louis C.K.'s "Saturday Night Live" monologue, the comedian jokes about the 1970s, racism and child molestation.
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Gift brings fallen cop's son to tears

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 9:00am
The son of a fallen sheriff wanted to purchase his father's police car at an auction. When he was outbid, someone made a touching gesture. CNN affiliate KMGH reports.
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1 Marine dead in Hawaii training incident

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 8:58am
One Marine died Sunday when an MV-22 Osprey experienced a "hard landing mishap" at Bellows Air Force Station in Hawaii.
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Climbing legend dies in Yosemite

CNN - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 8:55am
Extreme sports legend Dean Potter is one of two BASE jumpers found dead in Yosemite National Park after attempting an aerial descent from Taft Point, authorities said.
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Key ISIS figure dies in U.S. raid

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 1:56pm
U.S. special operations forces killed a key ISIS commander during a raid in eastern Syria overnight Friday to Saturday -- securing intelligence on how the terror organization operates, communicates and earns money, U.S. government officials said.
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FBI experts to examine train's windshield

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 1:38pm
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Mysterious images of blue sunset on Mars

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:36am
NASA's rover Curiosity captured incredible images of a blue sunset on Mars. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.
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Photos: Amtrak derailment

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:32am
At least 5 people were killed and 50 injured when an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia.
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The lasting mystery of the Tsarnaev brothers

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:26am
The death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may provide some kind of justice for the families of the four people that he and his older brother Tamerlan murdered, as well as the 16 victims who lost limbs in the bombings. But the decision gets us no closer to the big question: Why do this? Why set off a bomb that kills Martin Richard, an angelic 8-year-old boy? Or Lingzi Lu, 23, a graduate student in mathematics from China?
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Boston bomber's sentencing doesn't end the pain

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:22am
They said this jury would never go for the death penalty. They said the defense attorney was unbeatable. And they were wrong. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death. But that doesn't end the suffering for the families.
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Toddler dies in hot car in Florida

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:14am
A 16-month-old girl died after her father forgot to take her to day care and left her in a vehicle in the northern Florida sun, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, citing what family members told authorities.
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American Pharoah wins Preakness

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:13am
American Pharoah stayed on course for the famed Triple Crown by winning the 140th edition of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore Saturday.
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Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, listen with your eyes

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 9:02am
I'm a big fan of closing arguments. It's that time in a trial when the lawyers wax rhetorical and either rise to the occasion or stumble as they try to convince the jury to buy into their version of the case.
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Key ISIS figure killed in U.S. Delta Force raid in Syria

CNN - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 7:26am
U.S. Special Operations forces killed a key ISIS commander during a daring raid in eastern Syria overnight Friday to Saturday -- securing intelligence on how the terror organization operates, communicates and earns money, U.S. government officials said.
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