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White House drops 529 college savings proposal

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:49am
The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration's increasingly unpopular proposal to effectively end 529 college savings plans.
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Being well-dressed helped save his life

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:26am
What do Dwight D. Eisenhower, Barack Obama and the cast of Boardwalk Empire have in common? They've all been dressed by Auschwitz survivor Martin Greenfield.
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'As long as my mind is working, I will tell this story'

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:26am
Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone left behind a successful career in fashion to share her story of resilience. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
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She lost 87 family members in the Holocaust

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:26am
Elizabeth Ungar Lefkovits woke up one morning to the sound of soldiers marching. She looked out the window and saw Nazis. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
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Escaping the 'world's biggest cemetery'

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:26am
When a fellow prisoner asked Anita Lasker-Wallfisch what she did before Auschwitz, Anita told her she played the cello. "Fantastic," the other prisoner said. "You'll be saved." Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
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Remembering the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:11am
Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
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High school's 'Uptown Funk' made Bruno Mars cry

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:54am
Which high school teacher would assign his students the Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars can't-stop-dancing-to-it hit "Uptown Funk"?
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Spy drone operator was drinking

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:49am
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Jail for Kendrick Johnson's parents?

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:47am
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Russian spycraft in New York revealed by FBI

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:31am
The men would sometimes say they needed to meet to exchange tickets, but they never seemed to end up actually attending or discussing a sporting event or a concert.
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'He's shaken, but I'm fuming'

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:31am
As a noted memoirist and New York Times columnist who writes often about race, Charles Blow has spoken about the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, deaths that sparked a national debate over how police treat African-American men.
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Student bodyslams teacher in class

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:31am
A fight between a teacher and a student is caught on camera. CNN affiliate WPIX reports.
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2 dead in Home Depot incident

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:31am
Shoppers crowded into a Manhattan Home Depot store to prepare for an anticipated snowstorm streamed into the streets Sunday afternoon after an employee shot a store manager and then himself, according to NYPD spokesman Sgt. Brendan Ryan.
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4-year old calls 911, saves mom

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:31am
Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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Photos: Blizzard of 2015

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:30am
The National Weather Service is using terms like "life-threatening" and "historic" to describe the weather system taking aim at the Northeastern United States.
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The epic storm that wasn't

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:30am
It's the "crippling and potentially historic" blizzard that turned out to be neither.
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From prison to the Super Bowl

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:03am
When Ryan Ferguson and his dad travel this week to Glendale, Arizona, for the Super Bowl, it will be a bucket-list experience.
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Georgia executes man despite disability claim

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:02am
Twice-convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill was executed Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.
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Born without eyes, baby thrives

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:10am
3-month-old Richie Lopez was born without eyes, but despite challenges, his family is optimistic that he'll lead a normal life. CNN affiliate KTVK reports.
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The '90s: Reliving a decade

CNN - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:40am
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