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Sen. Harry Reid picks his successor

CNN - 35 min 58 sec ago
The surprise move is certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic Party in the Senate.
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HIV outbreak prompts public health emergency in Indiana

CNN - 38 min 21 sec ago
Indiana is declaring a public health emergency in one county due to an epidemic of HIV.
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Longtime rival to get an opening when Indiana Sen. Dan Coats retires

CNN - 39 min 50 sec ago
Republican Sen. Dan Coats won't run for re-election in 2016, ending his political comeback while creating an opening for one by his long-time Indiana rival -- former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh.
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NCAA 'concerned' ahead of next week's Final Four in Indianapolis

CNN - 44 min 29 sec ago
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision to sign into law a measure that could allow businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers in the name of "religious freedom" has left the NCAA fretting ahead of next week's men's basketball Final Four in Indianapolis.
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Vote-a-rama mania hits the Senate

CNN - 54 min 37 sec ago
Senators are slogging through a grueling and exhausting day as they cast scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which could last until the wee hours of Friday morning before there is a final vote on the bill.
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How 2016 race could boost criminal justice reform

CNN - 55 min 33 sec ago
An overhaul of U.S. criminal justice laws looks increasingly possible, and the 2016 presidential campaign just might give the effort a shot in the arm, says Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey.
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Cops: Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on subway

CNN - 2 hours 37 min ago
A man has been charged with first degree aggravated sexual abuse after police say video shows him attacking a sleeping passenger on the subway.
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The week in 41 photos

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Police: 2 missing in New York building explosion

CNN - 3 hours 34 min ago
Two people remain unaccounted for following an explosion Thursday at a building in Manhattan, two New York police sources said.
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FBI arrests father of LAPD officer charged with murder

CNN - 3 hours 44 min ago
The father of a Los Angeles police officer wanted for murder has been charged with making a false statement to an FBI agent, the FBI said Thursday in a press release.
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After annual vote-a-rama, Senators approve budget resolution

CNN - 3 hours 44 min ago
After slogging through a grueling and exhausting day casting scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which lasted until 3:30 a.m., senators narrowly approved a Republican-authored budget resolution.
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U.S. astronaut launching on history-making mission

CNN - 4 hours 3 min ago
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is preparing to leave Earth for a very long time -- and to make U.S. spaceflight history. On Friday at 3:42 p.m. ET, Kelly will ride a Russian Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station and stay there nearly a year, twice as long as any U.S. astronaut has ever stayed on the space station.
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Eaglets hatch on webcam after harsh winter

CNN - 4 hours 4 min ago
Two baby eagles emerged from their shells after their nest was buried in snow during incubation.
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Woman accused of cheating fund set up for Boston Marathon bombing victims

CNN - 4 hours 4 min ago
A woman who claims she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has been charged with fraudulently collecting money from a fund set up for the victims.
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Berghdahl describes the torture he endured

CNN - 4 hours 7 min ago
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney released a two-page letter from Bergdahl describing the torture he endured, which included months spent chained to a bed and further years spent chained on all fours or locked in a cage.
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Happy eating: A long life, from your cereal bowl

CNN - 4 hours 10 min ago
There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life, according to a new study.
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No murder charge in case of baby cut from woman

CNN - 4 hours 11 min ago
Dynel Lane will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, District Attorney Stanley Garnett told CNN late Thursday.
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Girls behind bars tell their stories

CNN - 4 hours 22 min ago
Richard Ross' latest collection of photos, "Girls in Justice," conveys the ugliness of a young person's life behind bars. The pictures are replete with the unique loneliness, anger and boredom of a juvenile detention center. But the girls also tell their stories alongside the images.
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Investigator: Inmates forced like gladiators to fight as deputies took bets

CNN - 4 hours 27 min ago
At just 150 pounds, it was hardly fair to pit Ricardo Palikiko Garcia against an opponent well over twice his size. But Garcia had to fight him -- or else he'd allegedly face torture.
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NCAA Sweet 16: Notre Dame downs Wichita State

CNN - 4 hours 31 min ago
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is turning into an ACC showcase. The conference had an 11-1 record going into Thursday with two teams taking the court in the Sweet 16. Three more will play Friday.
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