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Source: Matt was slowing me down, Sweat says

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 6:52pm
Three weeks after their prison break, Richard Matt and David Sweat have been caught -- with one now dead, the other critically wounded.
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A transient way of life

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:58pm
Tattoos cover their faces and bodies -- marks of permanence to contrast their transient lifestyle. Some wear their hair in dreadlocks; others wear worn bandanas around their necks.
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American teen charged with supporting ISIS

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:26pm
Federal officials on Monday arrested a New Jersey man who was allegedly plotting to provide material support to ISIS.
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North Carolina prison worker accused of helping killer escape

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:04pm
Another convicted murderer escaped from prison, with the help of a correctional officer with whom he was having sex, authorities say. This time the drama unfolded in North Carolina.
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Police rescue 400 pound pig from basement

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:51am
A report of a gruesome crime scene turned into an unlikely porcine rescue operation.
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High court deals setback to EPA

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:50am
In a loss for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA unreasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act when it decided to set limits on the emissions of toxic pollutants from power plants without first considering the costs of the industry to do so.
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Supreme Court backs use of lethal injection drug

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:29am
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial drug for lethal injection in executions.
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Best U.S. seaside escapes

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:25am
Drowsy port towns aren't trying to make it big.
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Helicopter rescues boater after being swept over dam

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:17am
Video shows the dramatic rescue of a boater who was swept over the Linganore dam in Maryland.
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Couples celebrate ruling

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 9:20am
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What if your country disappeared?

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 9:05am
Where do you go when your country vanishes because of climate change? John Sutter visits the Marshall Islands to find the surprising answer.
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Island poet: '2 degrees is a gamble'

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 9:05am
Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner gives an impassioned reading of 2 Degrees, a poem about climate change and the threat it poses to the Marshall Islands.
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The next battle over gay rights

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:39am
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Woman climbs pole, removes Confederate flag

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:37am
Dressed in climbing gear and a helmet, Brittany "Bree" Newsome shimmied up a 30-foot flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina state Capitol early Saturday and removed the Confederate battle flag that has reignited national debate over the emblem's place in modern America.
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Hundreds flee from homes in wildfire

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:00am
A wildfire burned out of control late Sunday in central Washington, forcing residents in hundreds of homes to evacuate, authorities said.
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Earthquake hits city of Volcano in Hawaii

CNN - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 7:52am
An earthquake struck the Hawaiian city of Volcano on Saturday evening.
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New York prison break timeline

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 11:29pm
Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York on June 5, setting off one of the largest manhunts in recent history.
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Escapee David Sweat shot and taken into custody

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 9:34pm
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Sweat's mother: He always got in trouble

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 8:34pm
Pamela Sweat says she didn't watch the coverage of the manhunt and reflects on her son's troubled past. She speaks with TWC News Binghamton.
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Patient safety evaluated at Florida hospital

CNN - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 11:17am
The nation's largest accrediting agency for hospitals is evaluating "patient safety-related events at St. Mary's Medical Center" in Florida, which CNN found had a high mortality rate for pediatric open heart surgeries from 2011-2013.
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