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The politics of feminism: An unlikely partnership

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:15am
A diehard New York Democrat sits in her congressional office, looking over details of one of her pet bills. In walks a far-right Republican, a woman from the West who was part of the Tea Party Caucus -- the sort who'd seem an obvious adversary.
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Your brain on weed

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:04am
Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how marijuana affects the brain and how pot can be used to treat certain conditions.
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Life sentence, no parole

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:56am
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Feds: Guardsmen tried to sell guns, ammo to cartels

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:56am
Two active members of the U.S. Army National Guard were arrested in San Diego, California, on Friday for allegedly trying to sell guns, military ammunition and body armor to purported Mexican drug cartel members, law enforcement officials briefed on the federal probe said.
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Aaron Hernandez's downward spiral

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:55am
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What prison will be like for Hernandez

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:54am
Prison life won't be pretty for Aaron Hernandez, the NFL football player and convicted murderer sentenced to life without parole. He will be shipped to Massachusetts' flagship maximum-security prison that's one of the most high-tech jails in the United States with no history of breakouts: the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, about 40 miles outside downtown Boston.
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Remembering victim Odin Lloyd

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:54am
Odin Lloyd, who authorities allege was murdered by former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, carved a reputation as a trophy-accumulating athlete with a mischievous streak, according to relatives.
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Hernandez jury: 'It was hard'

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:53am
From late January, when New England was living through one of its bleakest and snowiest winters, to a warm and sunny Wednesday afternoon in April, the jurors in the first-degree murder trial of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez have considered how a promising young athlete who earned millions came to take the life of his onetime friend and future brother-in-law, Odin Lloyd.
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Odin Lloyd's mom: 'I think my heart stopped beating'

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:35am
Ursula Ward kept repeating her son's name -- Odin.
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Athletes charged with murder

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:35am
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Is America ready for marijuana moguls?

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:34am
At first blush, Brian Rogers and Caitlin McGuire seem like any other small business owners -- polite, hardworking and passionate about what they do. But there's the potential for things to get a little awkward when the conversation turns from "hi"s to highs.
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Is marijuana as safe as -- or safer than -- alcohol?

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:34am
Looks like the ongoing debate about marijuana legalization in the United States has reached a new high: President Barack Obama's White House.
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Mapping out a legal marijuana empire

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:34am
Brian Rogers and Caitlin McGuire, owners of Breckenridge Cannabis Club and stars of CNN's "High Profits," talk about the "green rush" of legal marijuana.
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Is hitting a suspect with a police car justifiable?

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:25am
Was the officer's decision to drive his car into an armed suspect excessive force or justifiable means by the police? CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
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U.S. Navy testing swarm 'locust' drones

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:22am
The U.S. Navy is developing small, inexpensive drones that operate in "swarms" after being deployed.
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NBC reporter changes kidnapping story

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:21am
CNN's Brian Stelter reports about NBC reporter Richard Engel changing his story about being kidnapped in Syria.
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U.S. eyes extradition of fugitives living in Cuba

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:36am
The U.S. is aiming to convince the Cuban government to extradite some American criminals currently taking refuge on the island, a U.S. national security spokeswoman said Wednesday evening.
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Fugitive featured on 'The Hunt,' surrenders

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:36am
Federal marshals have arrested Scott Kelley, a fugitive accused of kidnapping who was featured on CNN's "The Hunt."
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Hillary wows Iowa lawmakers

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:13am
Word that Hillary Clinton was coming to the Iowa Capitol traveled fast.
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