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Warren, McCain: Rein in big banks

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:47am
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and John McCain want to scale back the "too big to fail" banks that put us at risk of another big crash.
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Republicans go round the bend

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:47am
Sally Kohn says now that House Republicans want to sue President Obama for not implementing a law fast enough -- one they voted against 50 times -- all reason has left the room.
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How to avoid a future of potholes

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:42am
Marcia Hale says lane closures, potholes, flight and rail delays all have one thing in common: a lack of adequate investment in our transportation systems.
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Millennials want to live where?

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:40am
Would you ever consider living in an 8-by-16-foot parking space? Apparently, much of the millennial generation would, says an educator.
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Sweet, sad story behind this photo

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:40am
A grieving father turns to Reddit for help remembering his 6-week-old daughter.
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The witch's brew: Desperation, hope and children on the border

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:42am
What is drawing thousands of children to America's doorstep is hope. What is prompting their loving families to send them on perilous, expensive journeys over hundreds of miles in the hands of strange men is hope. But what is awaiting them is confusion, conflict, and despair.
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Hundreds evacuated as Washington wildfire grows

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:45pm
Authorities were telling hundreds of people in western Washington to leave their homes immediately Wednesday evening because of a fast-moving wildfire, a spokeswoman for the state's Department of Natural Resources said.
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Reporter shot at while covering story

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:15pm
A reporter says she was shot at by someone in a truck while covering a suspected homicide. CNN affiliate WVVA reports.
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John McEnroe's son, Kevin, arrested on drug charges

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:26pm
The 27-year-old son of tennis great John McEnroe and Academy Award-winning actress Tatum O'Neal was arrested on drug charges in Manhattan late Tuesday, police said.
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The worst customer service call ever?

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:08pm
Listen to a Comcast customer service agent fight to keep a customer. The call was posted online and has gone viral.
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'Very close' to finding Earth 2

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:44pm
Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.
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You pay taxes, corporations don't

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:40pm
Martha Pease asks whether consumers will revolt against companies that shelter huge profits offshore.
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Amazing rescue caught on cop's body cam

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:37pm
A toddler is lucky to be alive after nearly drowning. His dramatic rescue was all caught by a police body camera.
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Actress sentenced to 18 years

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:36pm
A Texas actress who sent ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
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Should U.S. lower drinking age?

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:24pm
Dwight B. Heath knows what he is about to say will sound a little crazy to most people.
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Seaplane almost lands on whale

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:06am
A seaplane almost landed on a whale in a tiny, remote island community in Alaska
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Mom living 'nightmare'

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:17am
The mother whose toddler died in a hot car in Cobb County, Georgia, last month, is "living every parent's nightmare," her attorney said in a statement Tuesday.
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Nurse won't force-feed at Gitmo

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:16am
Attorneys for a Guantanamo Bay detainee on a hunger strike say a U.S. military nurse has refused to conduct forced feedings of inmates.
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Pulitzer winner: Detention not stunt

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:10am
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant who was detained at a southern Texas airport this week said Wednesday the incident wasn't a stunt.
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Dog guards dead owner

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:08am
This bull terrier was found guarding his owner's body near a river in Oklahoma City. KOCO reports.
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