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Titanic survivor's letter for sale

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:50am
"According to the way we've been treated ... we didn't seem to have done the right thing in being saved at all!" the Titanic survivor writes. Live bidding on the letter begins at 1 p.m. ET Thursday, January 22.
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The incredible world of micro-robots

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:27am
From "fly bots" to swarm robots, check out the newest wave of micro-robots.
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800-pound bull charges Oregon man

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:26am
An Oregon man is recovering after being charged by an 800-pound bull on the loose in his neighborhood. CNN affiliate KOIN reports.
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Student turns his dorm room into a ball pit

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:25am
A Rice University senior spent $500 on 13,000 plastic colored balls in order to turn his dorm room into a ball pit. CNN affiliate KPRC has the story.
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Couple gives away their free vacation

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:24am
This couple got a free trip to Hawaii when they bought a new car, and they're it giving to the most loving person in central Alberta, Canada.
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Puppy undergoes sex-assignment surgery

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:23am
When animal shelter workers discovered 8-week-old Charcoal was born a hermaphrodite, they performed surgery and she's now ready to be adopted. KIVI reports.
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Opinion: Work-life balance is dead

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:20am
Once upon a time, work took place outside of the home during designated hours. Today, that world is a fairy tale. If you checked your work email this Thanksgiving, you're likely aware that at most companies there is an unspoken expectation that employees tend to emails at all hours.
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Don't share this stuff online!

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:17am
CNN's Lisa France explains why you should stop believing everything you see online. From Facebook privacy fakes to Twitter death hoaxes, think before you share that link.
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Photos: U.S. Navy's frigates

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:22am
When the USS Kauffman steamed out of Norfolk Naval Station on January 9, 2015, it marked the beginning of the end for an entire class of vessels in the U.S. Navy. The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate will be the last of more than four dozen such ships to put itself in harm's way.
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States seize cash from drivers

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:18am
On a bright, clear morning in April 2013, two professional poker players from California were heading west on Interstate 80 in rural Iowa when they were stopped by two Iowa State Troopers.
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Hope Solo suspended

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:15am
Hope Solo, the soccer star who makes headlines whether she's winning Olympic gold or having domestic violence accusations dropped against her, did it again Wednesday when she was suspended from the U.S. Women's National Team for 30 days.
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Typo sells for nearly $10,000

CNN - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:08am
A Florida sheriff's office has turned a $500 mistake into a $9,650 windfall for charity.
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Netanyahu coming to Congress

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:24pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to address a joint session of Congress on Feb. 11, a congressional source tells CNN.
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Toddler mauled by family dogs

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:24pm
An 18-month-old child was attacked and killed by two family dogs in central Florida.
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Boy, 5, shoots, kills baby

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:24pm
The mother called 911 to say her 5-year-old boy shot his baby brother with a paintball gun.
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What wasn't in State of the Union?

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:23pm
President Barack Obama used Tuesday night's State of the Union address to demand action on progressive priorities — but his silence on a number of key issues spoke just as loudly as his words.
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Ex-prosecutor: 'No good reason for Guantanamo'

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:19pm
CNN's Hala Gorani speaks to former Guantanamo Bay prosecutor Colonel Morris Davis about efforts to shut down the detention camp.
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Dempsey: Gitmo a 'psychological scar'

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:19pm
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey says the Guantanamo Bay prison should be closed, but dozens of the prisoners now being held there would still need to be detained somewhere.
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5 Yemeni Gitmo detainees transferred; 122 remain

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:19pm
Five Guantanamo Bay detainees have been transferred, the Department of Defense announced in a press release Wednesday.
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Ex-WWE wrestlers sue

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:51pm
Two former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestlers are suing the WWE, alleging their old employer ignored or downplayed signs of brain damage and other injuries while it raked in millions.
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