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After driver's death, Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR cut short

CNN - 54 min 23 sec ago
What started as a deeply emotional race for Tony Stewart ended prematurely when a blown tire cut short his return to NASCAR.
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Best small town museums

CNN - 1 hour 4 min ago
The first significant new museum of American art in nearly half a century debuted in 2011. But to view Crystal Bridges' collection—from a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington to Jackson Pollock canvases—you don't travel to New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. You head down a forested ravine in a town in northwestern Arkansas.
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32 teen boys escape from Tennessee detention center

CNN - 1 hour 13 min ago
More than a dozen boys remained at large Tuesday after escaping from a detention center on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, a spokesman for the Tennessee Department of Children's Services said.
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What a shot!

CNN - 1 hour 29 min ago
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Classic rock band singer dies

CNN - 1 hour 57 min ago
Jimi Jamison, who belted out the hits "The Search is Over" and "Burning Heart" for 1980s rock band Survivor, has died. He was 63.
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FBI investigates nude celeb pics

CNN - 1 hour 58 min ago
In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.
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Landslide sends casket down a hill

CNN - 3 hours 54 min ago
A small landslide causes a casket to slide about 12 feet down a hill in Spokane, Washington. CNN affiliate KREM has more.
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Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins this week

CNN - 8 hours 32 min ago
A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.
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Firefighters save mountain lion cubs

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 22:53
Two Montana firefighters dressed in their bright yellow firefighting gear stand smiling broadly, each cuddling what looks like a blackened and charred chunk of wood.
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Obama: 'I'd join a union'

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:59
President Barack Obama told a large union audience in Wisconsin on Monday that while "Republicans in Congress love to say no," he is the one who "placed a bet on America's workers."
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Watch Tuesday's show!

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:15
September 2, 2014
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When food kills: Peanut butter case

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 13:02
It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.
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Meet 'Dead Man Walking' nun

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:28
Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on driving when they are with her. She could rival NASCAR's Danica Patrick on the gas pedal. Age -- she turned 75 this year -- hasn't slowed her down.
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Boy finds hope amid slaughter

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:15
Azwan Elias arrived in America this summer filled with excitement and eagerness to learn. Everyone who knows him says he is wise beyond his 17 years, that he is destined to lead others in his restive homeland of Iraq.
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4 ways to beat 'The Man'

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:13
Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.
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This is the fountain of youth?

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:59
For centuries, man has been on a quest to find the elixir to eternal life. Alchemists struggled fruitlessly to create the legendary philosopher's stone, a mythical substance capable of turning base metals into precious gold and said to hold the key to immortality.
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Solar system in huge bubble

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:58
Ever feel like you live in a bubble?
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Michael Sam waived by Rams

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:53
The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.
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Texting woman impaled in buttocks

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:47
A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.
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GOP has jitters over Kansas

CNN - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:42
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the "Inside Politics" table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama's immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren's hawkish foreign policy views, and Republican angst about a research project that was designed to help but may have done more harm then good.
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Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples and Brian Hamilton analyze the Big Ten entering the 2014 season.
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