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Woman aghast at mugshots' use

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:43pm
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Huge trove of Hillary Clinton White House files set for release

POLITICO - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:28pm
More than 150,000 pages of first lady files could go public in the spring.
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Florida boy's circumcision spurs lengthy legal battle, protests

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:07pm
An estranged Florida couple's fight over whether to circumcise their son has become a rallying cry for those who denounce the procedure as barbaric.
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Volatility may await if ECB launches QE

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:03pm
One of Europe's most influential economists has warned that the QE measures being unveiled by the ECB could create deep market volatility.
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Reality TV star killed by train

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:49am
Fitness expert and reality TV personality Greg Plitt died on Saturday after being hit by a commuter train in Burbank, California.
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Paying it forward with pizza

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:37am
A Philadelphia pizza place honors its customers who pay it forward by buying slices for homeless people.
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Faith, community leaders, family gather in Atlanta to celebrate Martin Luther King

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:32am
Faith, community and political leaders are gathered at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta to celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Stanford students to see what admissions officers wrote on their applications

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:31am
About 1,000 students are set to pull back the curtain on the inner workings of Stanford University’s notoriously strict admissions office after requesting their records be released under the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
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Motherlode Blog: Charities That Inspire Kids: Kiva

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:30am
Diana Williams, a teacher from Surrey, British Columbia, describes the value of making microloans from the classroom.






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Amazon branching out to movie production

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:28am
Amazon Studios announced plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming.
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Earth's hottest year, and GOP doesn't get it

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:22am
The U.S. ocean, atmospheric and space agencies affirmed on Friday what the planet has been telling us every way it knows how: 2014 was the hottest year since record keeping began in 1880.
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34 shots to catch you up

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:21am
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Obama reveals tax plan

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:10am
In his upcoming State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama will call on Congress to simplify a tax code he deems overly complicated and weighted toward wealthy Americans, administration officials said Saturday.
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See SpaceX rocket crash landing

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:09am
SpaceX's most recent attempt at pioneering a reusable rocket did not go as planned when the soft landing ended with a bang. The rocket ran out of hydraulic fluid minutes before landing, causing it to lose control and come in just short of the floating landing platform. While this first attempt was not successful, the company says they have at least a dozen more missions planned for 2015.
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Girl's balloon to late father found 436 miles away

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:09am
A girl wrote a letter to her late father on a balloon and then released it into the sky. CNN affiliate KTLA reports on what happened next.
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Who would steal from a funeral home? This guy

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:09am
Gainesville, Georgia, police are looking for a man suspected of stealing gurneys out of funeral home hearses. CNN affiliate WSB reports.
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Brazile: 50 years later, MLK's work is not done

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:03am
Today, as we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I know there are those who will ask, "How long will it take?" How long until the dream is fulfilled? How long until our destination is reached?
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A 1965 failure that still haunts America

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:01am
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Is this why 'Selma' was snubbed?

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:01am
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Driver pinned between two trucks says he was praying for his life

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:59am
An Oregon man who miraculously survived after his truck became wedged in between two crashed tractor trailers, said he closed his eyes and prayed as the second vehicle barreled toward him.
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