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Exclusive: Pope's private meeting with U.S. same-sex couple

Sat, 10/03/2015 - 8:16am
The day before Pope Francis met anti-gay county clerk Kim Davis in Washington last week, he held a private meeting with a longtime friend from Argentina who has been in a same-sex relationship for 19 years.

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Ship, 33 sailors missing in Hurricane Joaquin

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:27pm

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They call it the cone of uncertainty for a reason

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:32pm
Inside a nondescript building on South Florida's Biscayne Bay, a 38,000-gallon water tank could soon help solve the mysteries surrounding hurricanes.

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School shooter treated for mental health issues

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:30pm

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Kevin McCarthy backtracks Benghazi comments

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 1:16pm
Kevin McCarthy, the leading candidate to succeed John Boehner as House speaker, tried to walk back on Thursday controversial comments he made about a congressional investigation into the 2012 Benghazi terror attack.

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The week in 32 photos

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:43am

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Hurricane Joaquin becomes dangerous Category 4

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 9:42pm

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Why the U.S. has the most mass shootings

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:09pm
When a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman they were interviewing on live TV, he was influenced by a long history of public mass killings throughout the country. Shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II said he admired mass shooters like those at Columbine High School in 1999 and Virginia Tech in 2007, and that he put down a deposit for a gun two days after the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting in June.

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Richard Glossip death penalty case takes another turn

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:06pm
Richard Glossip was pacing back and forth in his death cell Wednesday afternoon wearing only his boxer shorts and waiting to hear whether the Supreme Court would step in and postpone his execution.

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U.S. School Violence Fast Facts

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:04pm
Here is a list of incidents of random elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list does NOT include suicides, gang related incidents, or deaths resulting from interpersonal conflicts.

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Cold Atlantic 'blob' puzzles scientists

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 3:28pm
At first glance, it stands out like a sore thumb. That blob of blue and purple on the map. One of the only places on the globe that is abnormally cold in a year that will likely shatter records as the warmest globally.

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First on CNN: Boehner says Benghazi panel will continue

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 12:37pm
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that he will not disband the House committee investigating the Benghazi attack, despite House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's controversial comment this week that the panel helped damage Hillary Clinton.

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First on CNN: Mexico extradites major cartel suspects to U.S.

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 12:32pm
The Mexican government is extraditing major alleged drug cartel suspects to face justice in the U.S., in the wake of the embarrassing prison escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, U.S. officials told CNN.

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Senate OKs bill to fund government through Dec. 11

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:48am
The Senate moved Wednesday to prevent the first part of a multi-step budget crisis when it voted overwhelmingly to keep the government funded through Dec. 11.

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No-show wedding guests billed for missed meal

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:48am
Not showing up to a wedding you've said you'll attend is bad form, but billing wedding guests for missed meals is probably not the best way to handle no-shows.

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Planned Parenthood executive slams GOP questioning

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 9:43am
Planned Parenthood's executive vice president hit back against House Republicans on Wednesday, one day after the women's health organization's president endured five hours of fiery and testy interrogations by members of the House Oversight Committee.

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How showrunner Shonda Rhimes lost 117 pounds

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 8:16am
With so many hit TV shows this season, Shonda Rhimes has a heavy schedule.

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Ben Carson: 'Hitler' could happen here

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 8:10am
Ben Carson suggested on Wednesday that a Nazi-like force could come to power in the United States.

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