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'At peace' in war: A former U.S. soldier battles ISIS

CNN - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:30am
A small town in Wisconsin is a far cry from the civil war-ravaged fields of northern Syria.
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Military base a sea parking lot?

CNN - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:26am
Watch the military test out the USNS Montford Point which the military hopes will help respond to natural disasters.
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Nurse on Ebola quarantine ordeal: 'Now I'm angry'

CNN - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:16am
Kaci Hickox, a nurse placed under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, went on CNN on Sunday and criticized the "knee-jerk reaction by politicians" to Ebola, saying "to quarantine someone without a better plan in place, without more forethought, is just preposterous."
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Hunters catch massive alligator

CNN - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:15am
Two hunters caught a 13-foot, 765-pound alligator in Florida's St. Johns River that they had been tracking for months.
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Oklahoma cold cases solved

CNN - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:58am
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
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Watch Monday's show!

CNN - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 6:56pm
October 27, 2014
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New York Times: ISIS hostages were tortured before beheadings

CNN - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:33am
In the moments before his death, American James Foley stares into the camera, head held high, after being forced to read a script, in which he blames his death on the United States.
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Quarantined nurse: New Ebola policy in N.J., N.Y. an 'ordeal'

CNN - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:32am
Kaci Hickox, a nurse under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey after caring for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has blasted more stringent state policies for dealing with health care workers returning from West Africa, saying the change could lead to medical professionals being treated like "criminals and prisoners."
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SpaceX's Dragon splashes down with critical research

CNN - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 5:34am
SpaceX's Dragon spaceship splashed down Saturday in the Pacific Ocean, returning from a four-week resupply mission to the International Space Station and bringing back a valuable payload of potentially groundbreaking experiments.
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Academic fraud or not, UNC students likely will keep degrees

CNN - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:04pm
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is currently reviewing the scathing report prepared by former federal prosecutor Ken Wainstein, which showed thousands of UNC students took fraudulent classes, some of them multiple times. But Belle Wheelan, the president of the association -- which is charged with accrediting degree-granting higher education institutions in the South, from Virginia to Texas -- told CNN that her group can't take away degrees.
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School shooting: 'Run, get out of here'

CNN - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:53pm
Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.
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Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:02pm
Should the focus of American policy be to do everything to prevent anyone from the most ravaged regions from entering the United States, even if it discourages health care workers from going there? That debate is playing out now, with some calling for 21-day quarantines of those coming from West Africa.
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From homecoming prince to school killer

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:35pm
One week after being named to his high school's homecoming court, Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in its cafeteria -- killing one student before turning the gun on himself.
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NYC mayor: Ebola 'no cause for alarm'

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:17pm
Dr. Craig Spencer was in contact with four people in New York City after he started having Ebola symptoms, authorities say. Here's where he went while he was potentially contagious.
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Remains identified as Hannah Graham

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:17pm
Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
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Witness: Teen gunman shot his friends

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:49pm
Freshman Jaylen Fryberg walked into the school cafeteria, went up to a table with students "and fired about six bullets into the backs of them," a witness said.
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Students took fake 'paper classes'

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:58pm
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
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New York cops recovering after hatchet attack

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:01pm
A New York City police officer remains in critical condition at a Queens hospital Friday, one day after suffering a hatchet wound to the head.
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How much sex counts as exercise?

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:34pm
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
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Marlins Man spicing up the World Series with a little Florida orange

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:08pm
The Miami Marlins are not playing in this year's World Series. So why was a guy sitting behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, in a bright orange Miami Marlins jersey at Games 1 and 2?
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Elk County Catholic is wasting little time in advancing through the District 9 volleyball playoffs...
Elk County Catholic volleyball moved to 15-0 overall and moved forward to the District 9 Class A...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers (No. 16 seed at 6-10 in the regular season) had little trouble Monday night...