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Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say

CNN - 6 hours 28 min ago
The senators began making the plans after reading a CNN.com article about the plight of Charles Gladden, a 63-year-old grandfather making $360 a week who sleeps on a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to D.C.'s McPherson Square Metro Station.
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Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

CNN - 6 hours 33 min ago
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Women, you won't be happy with this

CNN - 6 hours 34 min ago
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15 buffalo shot after a day of chase

CNN - 6 hours 45 min ago
Fifteen buffalo were shot and killed on Friday after a day on the loose in upstate New York.
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3 found guilty in Florida A&M hazing death

CNN - 6 hours 46 min ago
The last three defendants prosecuted in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted Friday, reported CNN affiliate WFTV.
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Boston bombing: The dead and injured

CNN - 6 hours 46 min ago
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Tulsa reserve deputy got special treatment

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 23:52
An internal inquiry by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2009 concluded that Reserve Deputy Robert Bates was shown special treatment and that training policies were violated regarding his role with the agency.
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Yellowstone supervolcano even more super

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 21:56
As tourists stroll between Yellowstone's 300 active geysers, taking selfies in front of thousands of bubbling, boiling mud pots and hissing steam vents, they are treading one of the planet's greatest time bombs and it's bigger than anyone thought.
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Protesters, police scuffle over Gray death

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 18:37
There were a few scuffles with Baltimore police and at least two people were arrested during another night of protests over the death of Freddie Gray.
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Inside the fight to free Warren Weinstein

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 16:19
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A year in space

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 15:12
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend one year living on the International Space Station. The mission is a first for NASA, but not for Russia.
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HIV outbreak in Indiana grows

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 14:58
The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The institute is working with state health leaders to control the "severe outbreak," which has spread among users of a prescription opioid called Opana.
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Look at trees in a different way

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 14:04
It all started by looking up.
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Society's forgotten animals

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 14:03
The Rolling Stones sang about them, and Ford named its most iconic sports car after them.
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The FBI's most-wanted terrorists

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 14:02
Twenty years after Oklahoma City domestic terror threats range from white supremacists to eco-terrorists to anti-government extremists and radical separatist groups, according to the FBI.
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The middle finger seen 'round the world

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:59
It's the image we'll always remember: the Boston Marathon bomber flipping the bird.
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Statue of Liberty evacuated

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:57
New York's iconic Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island are being evacuated after reports of a suspicious package inside a locker, according to a senior law enforcement official and the National Park Service.
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Working in Capitol, sleeping on street

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:55
By day, 63-year-old Charles Gladden works in the U.S. Capitol cafeteria. By night, he sleeps on a sidewalk. "They scramble around for issues to talk about," he said, motioning to the Senate chamber behind him. "All they have to do is stop and ask the common person on the street."
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Food workers, janitors walk out on U.S. Senate

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 13:25
About 40 contracted workers from the United States Senate walked off their jobs Wednesday morning and joined more than 1,000 labor activists at a rally calling on President Barack Obama and Congress to require federal contractors to pay their workers more.
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'I don't want to be an embarrassment to this country'

CNN - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:37
Charles Gladden has worked at the U.S. Capitol for eight years. He is also homeless, and his story highlights the living wage debate.
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