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Space Accidents

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
October 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatality happens when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofan I. Nedelin, the head of Soviet rocket forces. The accident is officially denied until 1990.
Categories: International News

Cuba

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about Cuba, a communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
Categories: International News

Central African Republic

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Central African Republic. It is a landlocked country in central Africa, bordering Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Sudan.
Categories: International News

Iraq

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at the country of Iraq which borders Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Iran and the Persian Gulf.
Categories: International News

Nuclear Nations

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about nuclear nations.
Categories: International News

Saudi Arabia

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's a look at what you need to know about Saudi Arabia, a large, oil-rich middle eastern country bordering Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
Categories: International News

Yemen

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's some background information about Yemen, a country located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing a border with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Categories: International News

North Korea

CNN World - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Here's some background information about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), also called North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea.
Categories: International News

This country fines you for being unemployed

Business News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:23
Losing your job comes with an extra sting if you live in Belarus.

Controversial Police Encounters

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:22
Here's some information about notable controversial police encounters in the news.
Categories: National News

Colorado Theater Shooting

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:22
Here is some background information about the July 20, 2012, movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Twelve people were killed and 70 others were injured. Suspect James Holmes faces 165 counts, including murder and attempted murder charges. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Categories: National News

Death Penalty

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:21
Categories: National News

Aaron Hernandez

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:21
Categories: National News

Helping single moms battle 'The Big C'

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:17
Nearly 12 million parents in the United States currently are raising kids on their own.
Categories: National News

Why man says he landed gyrocopter at Capitol

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:12
Before landing a gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn Wednesday, Doug Hughes wrote about his intentions and the reasons behind them.
Categories: National News

Sofia Vergara sued over frozen embryos

Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:11
Categories: Health

The lamest workout excuses trainers ever heard

Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:09
Categories: Health

E-cigarette use triples among teens in one year

Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:09
Categories: Health

Dr. Gupta: 'Legalize medical marijuana'

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:09
Categories: National News

Why animals, sunsets and coffee make us happy

Health - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:08
Whether it's the Starbucks barista spelling your name right, working from home in your Wonder Woman pajamas or the smell of freshly cut grass, we all have our "little things" that make our day. CNN invited readers to tell us about the small moments that make them happy.
Categories: Health
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