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Controversial Police Encounters

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:22am
Here's some information about notable controversial police encounters in the news.
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Colorado Theater Shooting

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:22am
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.
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Death Penalty

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:21am
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Aaron Hernandez

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:21am
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Helping single moms battle 'The Big C'

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:17am
Nearly 12 million parents in the United States currently are raising kids on their own.
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Why man says he landed gyrocopter at Capitol

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:12am
Before landing a gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn Wednesday, Doug Hughes wrote about his intentions and the reasons behind them.
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Deputy in shooting says he did required training

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:12am
A 73-year-old volunteer deputy who says he mistakenly killed a suspect during a sting operation this month told NBC's "Today" on Friday that reports that his training records were forged are false.
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Jury weighs fate of accused killer of Etan Patz

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:09am
When Etan Patz went missing in New York City at age 6, hardly anyone in America could help but see his face at their breakfast table.
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Dr. Gupta: 'Legalize medical marijuana'

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:09am
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Missing Children Fast Facts

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:05am
Here is some background information about missing children in the United States. There are several different types of missing children: runaways, family abductions, lost or "thrown away" and non-family abductions. Recent advances in technology, communications through public alerts and greater cooperation from law enforcement have helped solve many cases quickly.
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Justice.: New U.S. citizen wanted to kill troops

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:42am
A naturalized U.S. citizen traveled to Syria for training and wanted to return home to kill Americans -- particularly U.S. soldiers, execution style, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.
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The week in 40 photos

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:34am
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911 call released of man trapped in cargo hold

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:27am
CNN's Rene Marsh has the 911 call of the airport worker who was trapped in an Alaska Airlines plane's cargo hold.
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A 'blacks-only' school field trip?

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:25am
CNN affiliate WBND reports that some parents at one school are upset after learning about a field trip for only black children.
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Viral video shows cop parking in bike lane

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:16am
CNN affiliate WIVB has the details on cellphone video showing a police officer parking in a bike lane so he can buy pizza.
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Cop, case worker help homeless man find $

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:25am
No identification, no social security card and only a box to live in. John Helinski was homeless and nameless for three years. Then, with some help, he found his old bank account.
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The price of public shaming in the Internet age

CNN - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:22am
Do you believe in forgiveness? Do you believe in second chances?
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Photo of hunter, giraffe causes storm

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:56pm
Five years ago, Rebecca Francis posed for a photo while lying next to a dead giraffe.
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Auction house pulls items from WWII camps

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:59pm
A New Jersey auction house has removed items from its April 17 event after an uproar from the public.
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Obama touts equal pay in North Carolina

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:21pm
President Barack Obama used an arsenal of anecdotes about his female-dominated household to connect with women during an economy-based town hall on Wednesday.
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