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Ohio State band director fired for 'sexualized' culture

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:30pm
The Ohio State University Marching Band, known for entertaining fans at sporting events with hypnotic formations choreographed to music, was also known among university insiders for a culture that facilitated sexual harassment, according to an investigative report.
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McCain: Ariz. execution was 'torture'

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 4:55pm
The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said. "The lethal injection needs to be an indeed lethal injection," McCain said.
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Pope to visit Philly next year for conference

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:28am
Pope Francis accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reported Friday.
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Will Obama send troops to border?

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:21am
The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.
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Why neon lights are dying

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:17am
A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.
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The week in 30 photos

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:03am
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Hospital shooting leaves 1 dead

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:21am
A shooting at a Pennsylvania hospital leaves one dead and two wounded
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Bank hostage: 'I don't want my daughter to see me coming out'

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:16am
Before she was taken hostage during a brazen bank robbery this month, Misty Holt-Singh worried about one thing, says a woman inside the bank with her.
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2 dead, dozens hurt after tornado hits campground

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:14pm
Two people are dead and dozens were injured at a Virginia campground Thursday where a tornado toppled campers and sent trees crashing onto vehicles.
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Family of 17 to share $20 million lottery jackpot

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:02pm
The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.
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Audit: NASA short of funds for deep-space rocket

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:01pm
NASA's staggering budget shortfall has put its rocket program at "high risk" of missing the planned 2017 launch date for its $12 billion deep-space rocket, a federal watchdog said.
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'Professional scammers' refuse to leave Airbnb host's house

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:10pm
A California homeowner's nightmare has become a cautionary tale for those who rent their homes to strangers.
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Military required base on the moon?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:25pm
The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch. Maybe test a nuclear weapon on the surface. Consider a lunar-based bombing system to target earthbound foes. That was the plan in the 1960s, according to declassified national security documents released this week.
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Student expelled after marrying

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:38pm
An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.
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More stores affected by listeria fruit recall

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:32am
If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.
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Girl, 11, shot in head at sleepover

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:28am
An 11-year-old girl was shot in the head by a stray bullet during a sleepover in Chicago. CNN affiliate WGN reports.
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Men rob restaurant while half-naked

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:27am
Several men broke into a Florida restaurant and stole food while wearing nothing but their underwear. WFTX reports.
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Buzz Aldrin: After moon, Mars

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:19am
Back in July 1969, I stood on the talcum-like lunar dust just a few feet from our home away from home, Eagle, the lunar module that transported Neil Armstrong and me to the bleak, crater-pocked moonscape.
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Shift U.S. priorities closer to home

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:17am
Rudy Ruiz says that, as the U.S. has focused on the Middle East, the problems of Latin America have grown -- and are being felt on this side of the border
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Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:16am
Caught on cell cam: He "just stole this stuff." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a confrontation over a loaded cart.
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