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The week in 35 photos

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:41am
Take a look at 35 photos from the week of May 8 through May 14.
Categories: National News

Depp's dogs escape death

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:32am
Johnny Depp may have been a success as swashbuckling Capt. Jack Sparrow, but any potential smuggling career of his own has hit a large rock in the shape of Australia.
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Why men's rights activists call for boycott of 'Mad Max'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:27am
A well-known "men's rights activist" blog is calling for a boycott of the postapocalyptic film "Mad Max: Fury Road" for being a "feminist piece of propaganda posing as a guy flick."
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3 bodies found with Marine helicopter in Nepal

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:14am
Three bodies were found along with the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter missing in Nepal. It was spotted on the slopes of a mountain east of Kathmandu, a local army official said Friday. FULL STORY
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Musicians mourn the loss of B.B. King

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:50am
Blues legend B.B. King influenced countless musicians with his virtuoso picking style and full-bodied song delivery. Many of those musicians took to social media to remember the guitarist, his prized instrument and the gift he bestowed on generations of music lovers after his death Thursday night at 89.
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Mother, son both fighting cancer

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:44am
Cheryl Mauthe is hoping that 2015 is the year when good things begin again.
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Watch baby beluga whale birth

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:35am
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Fast food employee feeds disabled guest

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:35am
Qdoba restaurant employee goes above and beyond to help disabled customer. WAVE has more.
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Have $150? You could win this house

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:34am
CNN affiliate KTRK has the story of a man who is selling his family's house through an essay contest with a $150 entry fee.
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Woman helpless as she hears husband's train crash

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:34am
An Amtrak train passenger was on the phone when disaster struck on the rails and the train derailed. CNN's Gary Tuchman has the details.
Categories: National News

Woman sues university after failing class twice

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:32am
CNN affiliate WNEP reports that one woman filed a lawsuit against Misericordia University after she failed the same class twice.
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What we know about the engineer in the Amtrak crash

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 9:20pm
If there's one person who knows why an Amtrak train careened off its track in Philadelphia, it would probably be Brandon Bostian.
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Denali climber found dead at 17,000 feet

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 6:48pm
The body of a 39-year-old solo climber was discovered Sunday at the 17,200-foot high camp of Mount McKinley in Alaska's Denali National Park.
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Philadelphia mayor rips Amtrak train engineer; NTSB official fires back

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 5:02pm
No one has determined what caused the catastrophic Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia, but the city's mayor has already laid the blame squarely on one man: the train's engineer.
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NFL players union files Brady's appeal

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:26pm
New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady has until 5 p.m. ET Thursday to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.
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Man detained outside White House for trying to fly drone

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:43pm
Secret Service detained a man Thursday afternoon who eyewitnesses tell CNN was trying to fly some sort of remote-controlled aerial device over the White House fence.
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Principal fired after 'black people' graduation remark

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 2:19pm
A Georgia educator who was caught on camera calling out "all the black people" for leaving a graduation ceremony during the valedictorian's speech has been fired.
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Who were the victims of the Amtrak derailment?

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:39pm
A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman, a Wells Fargo executive, an Associated Press video software architect. a chief executive of a small tech company, and a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman are among the 8 dead.
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Frequent tanner shares grisly skin-cancer selfie

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 12:18pm
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