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Rancher defends comments

1 hour 12 min ago
Cliven Bundy -- the Nevada rancher turned conservative folk hero for bucking the federal government's attempts to stop his cattle from grazing on public land -- stood by his comments suggesting blacks might have been better off under slavery. "I don't think I'm wrong," he told CNN.
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Rancher: 'I might be a welfare queen,' but ...

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:37pm
Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy talks to CNN's Bill Weir about his highly publicized standoff against federal authorities.
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2014's big-name college commencement speakers

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:11pm
It's that time of year when colleges around the country announce the people who will offer the last lesson to soon-to-be graduates: the commencement speakers.
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Watch Friday's show!

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 7:25pm
April 25, 2014
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Man throws Molotov cocktail into store

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 6:00pm
A security camera shows a man throwing a Molotov cocktail into a Brooklyn convenience store. WCBS reports.
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Lost steamer's final resting place found

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:46pm
The passenger steamer City of Chester sank more than 125 years ago in a collision near where the Golden Gate Bridge now stands.
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Tough call: Parents keep conjoined twins together

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:41pm
The chances that conjoined twins will survive are minimal. The chances that both conjoined twins will survive surgical separation are even tinier. That's why a Pennsylvania couple says they will keep their two newborns together.
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Americans killed in Afghan hospital

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:26pm
Dr. Jerry Umanos, a Chicago pediatrician who "felt called" to treat children and train physicians in Afghanistan, was among three Americans killed by an Afghan guard Thursday.
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Vets languish, die on VA hospital's secret list

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:08pm
A least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix -- and many were on a secret waiting list designed to hide a backlog of cases that stretched for months, CNN has learned.
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The 'cold calling' pope

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 2:44pm
Heidi Schlumpf says if the Pope did tell an Argentinian woman married to a divorced man that she could take Communion, it may signify a softening of church rules on the divorced and sacraments
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Playground pot trade lands fourth-graders in hot water

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 2:27pm
Legalized marijuana has found its way into playground commerce, leading to a group of Greeley, Colorado, fourth-graders being disciplined for selling and trading pot.
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#D'oh! NYPD Twitter push backfires

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:21pm
A push for some social media love by the New York Police Department backfired badly, with Twitter users taking advantage of the invitation to mock the NYPD and other departments nationwide.
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A totally new kind of golf, dude

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:13pm
Mike Downey says the golf purists can take a hike; the game needs radical changes to win back fans and players.
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Gingrich: Twin dangers in Ukraine

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:13pm
Newt Gingrich says the stakes are high, and the U.S. needs to develop an approach that checks Russian expansion but doesn't blunder into war
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Gore walks daughter down aisle

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:01pm
An iReporter catches Al Gore on camera at his daughter Sarah's wedding outside a California coffee shop.
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That's one big baby: 14.5 pounds

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:01pm
Carisa Ruscak tipped the scales at 14.5 pounds when she was born in Massachusetts.
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Mom bites pit bull as it attacks girl

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:57am
A mother in Texas bit off a pit bull's ear to stop it from attacking her daughter. KHOU reports.
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Chicago murders down despite bloody weekend, chief says

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:02am
If you heard about dozens of shootings in Chicago on Easter weekend, you might be surprised to hear the city's homicide rate is trending downward, the city's police chief says.
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Lupita Nyong'o: 'Most Beautiful'

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:53am
Actress Lupita Nyong'o is named People Magazine's "Most Beautiful person for 2014."
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Postal worker jailed for stashing 44,900 pieces of mail

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:50am
Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be.
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