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Obama's battle against ISIS is failing

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 9:26am
It's been a year since Steven Sotloff was brutally murdered. The images, which have become all too commonplace, shocked the American public -- and consequently, the American President -- into responding to the horror that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has wrought in the Middle East. But countless decapitations, and hundreds of thousands of less infamous (but no less vile) predations later, ISIS continues to flourish.









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Bartender wins $1 million with $20

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:53am
Finding a $20 bill on the street has to be thrilling enough. But a Bay Area bartender might just be one of the luckiest people around.









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Double black hole powers quasar

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:53am










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Blood moon has some expecting end of the world

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:53am
There will be blood in September -- literally, according to the Internet postings of end-times believers.









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Teen accidentally kills himself while taking a selfie with a gun

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:52am
A 19-year-old Houston man, a day ahead of starting community college, accidentally killed himself Tuesday while taking selfies with a gun, police said









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U.S. Ebola survivors: Where are they now?

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:46am
"It's your worst nightmare," Nancy Writebol says.









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'Indescribable': Witness to the end of WWII

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:43am
On the morning of September 2, 1945, Lt. Cmdr. James Starnes stood on the deck of the USS Missouri, surrounded by his fellow seamen, hundreds of Allied warships and the blue waters of Tokyo Bay. In the distance, two smaller vessels approached the Missouri. On board were representatives of the Japanese Armed Forces and government, finally ready to bring an official end to six years of devastating war.









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Go ahead, admit you're a racist

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:33am










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No forced entry, no murder weapon and no witnesses

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:18am
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Will these Massachusetts killings ever be solved?

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:14am
It's been more than 10 years since Shirley Reine was found dead in her Falmouth, Massachusetts, home.









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Sex trafficking: The new American slavery

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:06am
The pathway leading to the dark corners of human trafficking began in the fluorescent-flooded hallways of a Florida middle school.









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2015 CNN Heroes nominations are closed

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 8:05am
CNN Heroes nominations for 2015 are closed.









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Look at me! 23 selfies of the week

CNN - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 6:39am










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Congressman frightens elementary school kids with talk of suicide bombers

CNN - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 1:49pm
It started out as a visit from the local congressman to talk to elementary school kids about how a bill becomes a law, but after the conversation turned to school-age suicide bombers, Arizona Rep. Matt Salmon had to explain himself to upset parents.









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ACLU wants Kentucky clerk in contempt of court over denying gay marriage licenses

CNN - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 1:37pm
The ACLU of Kentucky filed a motion in federal court Tuesday asking a judge to hold county clerk Kim Davis in contempt of court for failing to comply with the Supreme Court and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.









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Obama condemns climate change deniers

CNN - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 1:37pm
Seeking to lend urgency to his climate agenda, President Barack Obama warned Monday that even ramped-up efforts to curb emissions were being outpaced by the effects of a warming planet.









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