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Gunmen killed at Mohammed cartoon event

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 20:15
Two gunmen are killed and a security guard injured in a shooting at a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, officials say. Right-wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders was keynote speaker at the event.
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Ben Carson announces for 2016

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 18:09
Ben Carson wants to convince voters that a doctor is best positioned to fix what's ailing America.
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Fiorina runs for president

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 18:09
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her candidacy for president on Monday, becoming the first declared female candidate to seek the Republican Party's nomination.
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'Star Trek' actress dies

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 17:36
Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rand in the original "Star Trek" series and a handful of movies based on the series, died Friday at her home in Coarsegold, California. She was 85.
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Prosecutor: Tsarnaev cried for 'The Lion King,' but not for bomb victims

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 15:57
Raisat Suleimanov remembers her cousin -- convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev -- as a sweet boy with a big smile who wept when Mufasa, Simba's father in the animated movie, "The Lion King," is killed by Scar, his evil brother.
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Shocking celebrity splits

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 14:45
View pictures of shocking celebrity breakups.
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Smith College to admit transgender women

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 14:44
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What is the American Freedom Defense Initiative?

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 14:42
Its name paints an image of a group dedicated to protecting American ideals. But critics call it the opposite -- an intolerant hate group opposed to freedom of religion.
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Hangar of Japan's aircraft carrier sub found

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 13:48
Piece by piece, the depths of the Pacific are giving up the story of World War II.
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Bergen: Cartoon shooting in U.S. was inevitable

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:39
It was only a matter of time before this would happen in the United States.
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Texas shooting: Who is Pamela Geller?

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:25
When two men opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Mohammed cartoons in a Dallas suburb Sunday night, Pamela Geller was the first to call it an attack on free speech.
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American Pharoah wins the Kentucky Derby

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:16
Favorite American Pharoah, ridden by Victor Espinoza, won the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
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'Lord of the Flies' takes over streets

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:33
CNN's John Blake walked his old Baltimore neighborhood and found the one thing missing that explains almost everything.
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Iconic America: How to get that shot

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:28
A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds.
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Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:23
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45 years ago today: The killings at Kent State

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:19
Four students died and nine others were wounded on May 4, 1970, when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University in Ohio.
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Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 08:46
Guacamole and fajitas. Mexican flags and mariachi bands. Margaritas, beer -- and more beer. (Sometimes with lime, thanks to that clever marketing campaign.)
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Mayweather-Pacquiao fight plagued by piracy

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 08:44
The broadcast of the highly anticipated boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao was hit with piracy, despite television executives' best efforts to prevent illegal viewing.
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Society's forgotten animals

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 08:43
The Rolling Stones sang about them, and Ford named its most iconic sports car after them.
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