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Selma, the movie and the message

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:24am
"Selma," the new feature film about the civil rights struggle, is igniting a struggle of its own over who deserves credit -- or blame -- in the events of 50 years ago that are depicted in the movie.
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Credentials: No College Degree? Maybe You Can Still Be President

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:18am
Two of the four presidents on Mount Rushmore never went to college, but serious candidates without degrees are becoming rarer.






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Fan blows $25K on nightmare season

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:59am
The greatest sports franchises in the world all share one thing in common: superfans so passionate they will travel far and wide to watch their teams exult in victory.
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Is Richard Sherman's arm OK?

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:52am
Rachel Nichols caught up with Richard Sherman following a dramatic 28-22 overtime win by the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship.
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Another alligator seized in Los Angeles

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:49am
Not one, but two alligators have been found just a few miles apart in the Los Angeles area this week.
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FAA says safety inspectors can't bypass security checkpoints

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:49am
After security breaches involving firearms, the FAA has suspended a program that allows safety inspectors to bypass the Transportation Security Administration's screening checkpoints, the agency announced Friday.
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'Sea of Blue' rally backs police

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:48am
Hundreds of people gathered Saturday to show their support for law enforcement following nationwide protests of controversial police incidents in Ferguson, Missouri; New York City and other areas.
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FAA investigates close call

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:47am
The FAA is investigating two very close calls at JFK International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.
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O.J. Simpson trial: 20 years later

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:43am
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Golden Globes' red carpet

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:38am
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Owl is likely suspect for attack on Oregon jogger, knocking him twice in head; felt like bolt

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:33am
An Oregon jogger thought someone knocked him in the head or he got hit by lightning or may have suffered a stroke when he felt a big blow to the head last week as he was jogging in Bush's Pasture Park.
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English parents shocked to get 'no-show' bill after 5-year-old son misses birthday party

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:33am
It was not what Derek Nash expected to find in his 5-year-old's school bag: A bill demanding a "no-show fee" for another child's birthday party.
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Today is 'saddest day of the year' -- and there's a 'Blue Monday' equation that 'explains' why

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:33am
Wintry weather. Post-holiday debt. Failed New Years resolutions. And everyone back in the office after taking time off.
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Pope's statement on climate change: following John Paul II & Benedict XVI, tackling science

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:31am
Pope Francis, who pledged on the day of his installation as pontiff to make the environment a priority, is drafting a highly anticipated encyclical on ecology and climate change.
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US conservatives erupt over pope's plan for encyclical on moral duty to address climate change

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:31am
Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change — and to do so through a document traditionally used for the most important papal teachings.
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Fugitive teens arrested

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:26am
Dalton Hayes, 18, and Cheyenne Phillips, 13, were arrested in Panama City Beach, Florida, authorities say. The two are suspected of stealing three cars -- two with guns inside.
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Behind the 8% plunge in Chinese stocks

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:26am
The Shanghai Composite Index dropped sharply Monday. Here's what happened.
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Penn State still doesn't get it

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:17am
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Ex-Cuba Captive and Astronaut Will Attend State of the Union Speech

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:10am
Alan P. Gross, the American released from captivity in Cuba, and Scott Kelly, an astronaut scheduled to leave for a year aboard the International Space Station, will be among President Obama’s guests.






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In Year 2 of Affordable Care Act, Premiums Diverge Widely

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:00am
In Colorado, for example, statewide average premiums are nearly unchanged. But that masks sharp rises in some regions and steep drops in others.






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