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Teen takes NBA girlfriend to prom

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 7:41am
A teenager from Michigan earned the right to take Sacramento Kings player Nik Stauskas' girlfriend to prom after winning a dare on Twitter. KTXL reports.
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The real story behind 'Selma'

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 7:40am
Sometimes ordinary people can have an extraordinary impact on American politics. The new movie "Selma" recreates the grass-roots protests that resulted in the Voting Rights Act of 1965. In this riveting film, audiences get to see how average citizens have been able to push politicians to take action that they don't have the courage to do on their own.
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Attorney: Implying Penn State had no responsibility 'ludicrous'

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:28pm
CNN's Sara Ganim reports on a deal that could help Joe Paterno regain his place as the winningest coach in big-time college football history.
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Cosby's Denver show draws protests

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:13pm
The show must go on. That was the message Bill Cosby sent Saturday night as the embattled comedian performed back-to-back shows in the Mile High city.
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Icy roads cause hundreds of wrecks

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:11pm
The mayor of Danbury, Connecticut, appears to be the first to give the Northeast's ice storm a hashtag: #Icezilla.
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Chris Christie and Jerry Jones -- why care?

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:42am
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday night that the first time he spoke to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was in the summer of 2013.
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Chaffetz: Romney's serious about 2016

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:11am
Mitt Romney's speech at the Republican National Committee's winter meeting in San Diego proved the party's 2012 nominee is serious about another run and isn't just "going to Sea World for the afternoon," Rep. Jason Chaffetz said on Sunday.
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Former CNN reporter dies

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:09am
A veteran journalist and former CNN great has passed away.
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U.S. lawmakers going to Cuba

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:09am
A Congressional delegation comprised of six Democrats will head to Cuba this weekend.
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Oklahoma inmate executed

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:09am
"I'm sorry for all the pain that was caused," Warner said before he died. Warner was convicted in 2003 for the first-degree rape and murder of his then-girlfriend's 11-month-old daughter in the summer of 1997.
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FBI: Plot to attack U.S. Capitol was ready to go

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:09am
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Cop shakes it to Taylor Swift tune

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:07am
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Oklahoma police chief shot four times

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 10:03am
No charges have been filed against a man who shot the police chief of a small town in Oklahoma four times, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says.
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Republicans plot in chocolate heaven

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:59am
HERSHEY, PA. -- House and Senate Republicans piled into rent-a-buses to head from the nation's capital to the chocolate capital for a two-day retreat, with plans to work out a path forward for the new Congress on the budget, immigration and gossip about their favorite 2016 presidential picks over cocoa-flavored drinks.
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Missing AIG exec dead

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:54am
An AIG insurance company executive who'd been missing for a week is dead, his family said on a Facebook page Thursday evening.
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Group tries to save 'Top Gun' carrier

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:51am
In the climactic final battle in the 1986 movie "Top Gun," an officer tells Stinger, the battle commander, that the aircraft carrier's catapults are broken and it's unable to launch planes.
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Mom with cancer makes tough choice

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:49am
For Ashley Bridges, life was good. She and her boyfriend, Jonathan Caughey, were in love and along with her young son Braiden, they were excited to become a family.
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Rapper to Nancy Grace: Anybody can get pot

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:31pm
HLN's Nancy Grace talks to hip-hop artist 2 Chainz about the legalization of marijuana.
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Rape charge for NFL linebacker

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 10:27am
Indianapolis Colts backup linebacker Josh McNary has been charged with felony rape, a spokeswoman for the Marion County, Indiana, Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday.
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Muslim prayer call at Duke U

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:02pm
The Muslim call to prayer will sound from a bell tower at North Carolina's Duke University -- but not everyone is considering the chant music to the ear.
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