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Denali climber found dead at 17,000 feet

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 18:48
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

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 17:02
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

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 16:26
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

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 15:43
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

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 14:19
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?

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 12:51
A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman. A Wells Fargo executive. An Associated Press video software architect. A chief executive of a small tech company.
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Fifth suspect charged in officer slayings

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 09:00
A fifth suspect has been arrested in the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers over the weekend.
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U.S and Cuba to resume embassy talks

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 09:00
Senior officials from the United States and Cuba will resume meetings next week with the goal of finalizing the diplomatic thaw that both sides hope will lead to the re-opening of embassies in each country.
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Shooting victim's mother: How long must I wait for justice?

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 08:59
About a week after Tamir Rice's mother and her legal team publicly asked how long it would take to finish the investigation into her son's death, the Cuyahoga County sheriff said Tuesday -- 171 days after the 12-year-old was shot -- that his department is almost there.
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Iconic America: How to get that shot

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 08:44
A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds.
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Los Angeles crime scenes in 1953

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 08:42
Crime writer James Ellroy has teamed up with the Los Angeles Police Museum on "LAPD '53," a new book that looks at crimes in the city more than 60 years ago.
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You won't believe what this hearse driver did

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 08:27
CNN affiliate WFTS reports that a hearse driver and funeral home director were caught stopping for food while a veteran's casket was inside the hearse.
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Dad, on train, remembers he left baby in SUV

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 08:26
CNN affiliate WBZ reports that a father made a frantic call to 911 after boarding a train and realizing he accidentally left his child in the car.
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Bodycam shows officer dragged by car

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 08:21
A police officer tries to question a suspect, who decides to speed away with the officer caught in his door.
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NTSB: Train was traveling twice the speed limit

CNN - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 00:09
Engineer hit emergency brakes "just moments" before train derailed on curve in Philadelphia, NTSB says.
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Former congressman tweets from the scene

CNN - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:10
Patrick Murphy, the former Pennsylvania Democratic congressman was one of the 243 people aboard the derailed Amtrak train that left six dead and at least 136 injured near Philadelphia. Using his Twitter account, he shared photos from inside the train, which crashed just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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No sign of chopper missing in Nepal

CNN - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:09
Hours of searching mountainous terrain on foot and from the air have so far failed to locate a U.S. military helicopter that went missing in Nepal as it helped with relief efforts in the earthquake-ravaged nation.
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Fury over prof's tweets on race

CNN - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:07
Fury erupted this month over incoming Boston University sociology and African-American studies professor Saida Grundy's tweets about white men, race and slavery.
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