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#Katrina10: How you can help

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 14:02
When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, it wound up being one of the most destructive disasters in U.S. history.








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The most popular baby names are ....

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:58
While Noah and Emma were the most popular U.S. baby names of 2014, Oliver and Amelia were the most popular baby names across the pond in England and Wales for the second year in a row.








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Creepy cloaked figure lights up social media

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:25
Used to be, back in the day, a fella would show up on your door all dressed in white and bring you fresh milk. These days? We get the creepy, cloaked raw-meat delivery ... thing.








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CEO, 6 others from 'world's largest male escort site' arrested

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:23
Authorities said Tuesday that the "world's largest male escort site" -- as touted by its company -- is actually an "Internet brothel," spurring them to arrest its CEO and six more employees.








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It's National Dog Day!

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:18
It's National Dog Day on August 26, a time to appreciate the pooch in your life or admire the hound next door. Honestly, it's just an excuse to look at photos of cute dogs online, though, right?








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Study: NFL player arrest rate lower than general population

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:18
A University of Texas at Dallas study shows the overall arrest rate for NFL players is lower than the general population.








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Anti-VD posters of WWII

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:58
You've heard of Rosie the Riveter, the poster gal of World War II, right? She wasn't the only feminine character to make a huge impression on the men in the 1940s military. Meet the shady ladies of venereal disease: the "Bag of Trouble" poster girl and her friends. They were created courtesy of the U.S. surgeon general, the U.S. Public Health Service and the Federal Security Agency in the early 1940s and given a modern audience by Ryan Mungia's book "Protect Yourself: Venereal Disease Posters of World War II."








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Manhunt on for journalists' killer

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:05
Schools are on lockdown and law enforcement, including the ATF and FBI, are furiously trying to find the person who shot to death a Virginia reporter and cameraman live on air Wednesday.








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Photos: Shooting unfolds

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Armed teen holds hostages inside West Virginia high school

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:34
A 14-year-old boy held numerous students and a teacher hostage Tuesday inside his West Virginia high school -- a scary episode that ended peacefully with the teen dropping his gun and surrendering, police said.








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Station leader announces 'terrible crime'

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 09:45
A reporter and cameraman from CNN affiliate WDBJ were killed during a shooting incident that occurred on live television, according to the station.








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Shooting occurs during live television report

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 09:19
A reporter and cameraman from CNN affiliate WDBJ were killed during a shooting incident that occurred on live television, according to the station.








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Doctor who pioneered Life Flight dies

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:08
Dr. James "Red" Duke Jr., the surgeon who treated then-Texas Gov. John Connally after the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday, his family said in a statement to CNN Houston affiliate KPRC.








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Dogs sniff out methamphetamine hidden in gas tanks

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:08
Two man tried to hide methamphetamine worth more than $1 million in the gas tanks of two vehicles, but were thwarted by drug-sniffing dogs over the weekend, the U.S. Border Patrol said Monday.








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Wine tour apologizes for kicking 'boisterous' book club off train

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:06
The top executive of Napa Valley Wine Train apologized to members of a book club who said they were humiliated when staff booted them from the luxury rail car for disturbing passengers with their laughter.








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U.S. kids outweigh Canadian kids, says study

CNN - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:06
If children in the United States and Canada faced off against each other in an international episode of "The Biggest Loser," it would not look good for the U.S.








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Look at me! 23 selfies of the week

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Sweetwater’s Kensi Chowning goes up for one of her team-high 13 kills in Tuesday’s non-district...
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