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Thanks, au lait: 750 pay it forward at Starbucks location

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:25
A pay it forward chain that began in a St. Petersburg, Florida, Starbucks linked more than 750 strangers in a two-day act of coffee kindness.
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James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 21:58
An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.
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Agency: Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl prisoner swap

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:15
The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without giving Congress enough of a heads-up, Congress' independent investigative arm announced Thursday.
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Judge strikes Florida same-sex marriage ban

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:02
Gay and lesbians rights advocates continued their undefeated run Thursday, when a federal judge ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional -- though he didn't go so far to allow such marriages to take place right away.
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Watch Friday's show!

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:53
August 22, 2014
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Do cops have 'power problem'?

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:20
Black residents of Ferguson say there's been friction for years with the overwhelmingly white police department. White residents also say police are heavy-handed.
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Meet college football's high-tech new shrine

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:37
This is not your grandfather's -- or even your father's -- ol' football museum.
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Rescue mission for Foley failed

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:34
A U.S. rescue operation earlier this summer failed to free American journalist James Foley and others being held by ISIS in Syria, a U.S. official told CNN on Wednesday.
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Slur gets sorority girl booted

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:01
A racial slur posted on Snapchat caused a student to get kicked out of her sorority. CNN affiliate WBRC reports.
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U.S. Ebola patients discharged; no danger to others, hospital says

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:36
Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted Ebola in West Africa, now tests negative for the virus and will be released from an Atlanta hospital today, spokesman Vince Dollard said.
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She throws like a girl

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:11
Mo'ne Davis is the first girl to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series, the sixth to get a hit in World Series history and the first Little Leaguer to get front page attention on one of the nation's top sports magazines. She's an inspiration, but will she change the face of the sport?
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A killer's execution could hinge on a Colorado election

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:02
With a signature on a piece of paper, convicted quadruple murderer Nathan Dunlap's life was spared.
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125 million-year-old dino tracks found

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 06:27
A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.
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St. Louis police chief defends officers' action in fatal shooting of man

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 04:43
The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.
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Tsarnaev pal expected to plead guilty to related charges

CNN - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 04:09
A friend of accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty Thursday to charges in connection with removing a backpack and computer from Tsarnaev's dorm room after the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Dueling narratives in shooting

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 23:40
What really happened to Michael Brown?
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Gucci Mane sentenced to federal prison for firearms charge

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:42
Rapper Gucci Mane is headed to prison. He was sentenced Wednesday to three years and three months in federal prison on firearm charges.
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Watch Thursday's show!

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 19:02
August 21, 2014
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Would you watch beheading video?

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:04
When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?
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Beheaded journalist 'brave and tireless'

CNN - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:31
American war reporter James Foley, who was beheaded by ISIS, was described by a friend as a "funny, warm, Big Lebowski-loving guy."
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