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'Our hearts were broken'

CNN - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 7:58am
CNN's Lisa France says she wishes she were surprised by the powder keg ignited in her hometown of Baltimore, but it's been a long time simmering.
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Look at me! 20 selfies of the week

CNN - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 7:35am
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Picking up the pieces

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:31pm
The city of Baltimore is under a state of emergency, the National Guard is at the ready and a curfew is in effect after riots break out following Freddie Gray's funeral.
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Orioles game will have no fans

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:54pm
Wednesday's game between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox will be closed to the public, the Orioles announced Tuesday.
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Clinton logo goes rainbow for same-sex marriage arguments

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:15pm
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday changed the colors of her presidential campaign logo Tuesday on social media to the rainbow colors symbolizing the gay rights movement, less than an hour before the Supreme Court on Tuesday was set to hear oral arguments on same-sex marriage.
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Photographer turns waves into mountains

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:47pm
Australian coalminer-turned -photographer Ray Collins braves perilous conditions in storm-churned oceans to reveal a dreamlike world of frozen waves.
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A year in space

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:47pm
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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'Lord of the Rings' cinematographer dies

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:42pm
Andrew Lesnie, the Oscar-winning cinematographer who spent more than a decade collaborating with director Peter Jackson on the six "Lord of the Rings"and "Hobbit" films, has died. He was 59.
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The GOP's tricky same-sex marriage balancing act

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:39pm
Republican presidential hopefuls, all of whom oppose gay marriage, have a new litmus test in the cultural wars: would they attend a same-sex wedding?
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Poll shows growing religious support for same-sex marriage

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:37pm
Until recently, if you sat in church on Sunday mornings, pollsters could predict where you stood on same-sex marriage.
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Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:37pm
Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.
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Celebs speak out in support of same-sex marriage

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:37pm
Celebrities sounded off as the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case that could decide whether gay and lesbian couples nationwide have the constitutional right to marry.
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3.69-carat diamond found in park

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:35pm
Can a prayer for diamonds actually turn up a gem?
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Complete coverage

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:30pm
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Baltimore's riots and 'The Purge'

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 1:23pm
In a sobering example of life imitating art, the chaos sweeping the streets of Baltimore may have been partly inspired by a series of action-horror movies.
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White House faces new race crisis

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 1:04pm
Newly sworn-in Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday night the Justice Department will continue its investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and send two top officials to Baltimore in an effort to quell the riots unfolding there.
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The symbol: Freddie Gray

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:48am
Freddie Gray will be laid to rest Monday before the country even knows what really happened to him.
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Angry mom smacks protesting son

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:15am
A mother in Baltimore caught her son, whom she suspected of rioting, and hit him. She sent him home on live TV.
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Timeline: Baltimore burning

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:02am
The day Baltimore planned to lay Freddie Gray to rest, the city went up in smoke.
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Mayor struggles in response

CNN - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:46am
If any big city official seemed prepared for a riot, it was Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
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