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Airman dresses as Santa to surprise son

CNN - 3 hours 44 min ago
An airman disguised himself as Santa to surprise his six-year-old son who thought he wouldn't be home for Christmas.
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Woman finds scorpion in store skirt

CNN - 3 hours 44 min ago
A woman found a scorpion inside her skirt as she was trying it on in a JC Penney fitting room. KPIX reports.
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Reborn Kepler spacecraft discovers another planet

CNN - 7 hours 26 min ago
Kepler is still on the beat.
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The week in 32 photos

CNN - 13 hours 16 min ago
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Secret Service pulled 'beyond limits'

CNN - 15 hours 6 min ago
The Secret Service is stretched; and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks -- and the White House needs a better fence -- a review has found.
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Killer meatloaf?

CNN - 15 hours 7 min ago
The children of an elderly West Virginia couple who passed away months apart in late 2012 and early 2013 are blaming their deaths on a restaurant chain's meatloaf.
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Watch Friday's show!

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:00pm
December 19, 2014
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Ralph Lauren chastised for Native American ads

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:48pm
Ralph Lauren's 2014 holiday ad campaign for its RRL line is being raked over the coals on social media for its "assimilation aesthetic," featuring what appear to be antique photos of stoic Native Americans dressed in Western attire.
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'The Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:23pm
"The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it official.
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Froot Loops as landscapes

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:31pm
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A different kind of hat trick

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:26pm
A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.
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Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev gets words of encouragement

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:05pm
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a judge Thursday he was satisfied with his defense lawyers at what is expected to be the final public hearing before his death penalty trial begins on January 5.
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#SaveBela campaign may spare dog's life

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:59pm
Connie Lay made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized and buried with her.
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Game over for passenger who allegedly packed a gun in a PlayStation 2

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:26pm
Game over for a Brooklyn man who tried to conceal parts of a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun in a PlayStation 2.
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Army to launch 'blimp' that defends D.C.

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:46pm
The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington D.C. area from cruise missiles and other possible air attacks.
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Everyday life in Cuba

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:35pm
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Hard times and broken families haunt the hope of a new Cuba

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:05pm
In June of 1960, my father was a 14-year-old Cuban boy with a round-trip airline ticket from Havana to Madrid, Spain. He spent the summer with family in Spain while Cuba fell deeper and deeper into Fidel Castro's revolution. He didn't realize the extent to which his life back home was quickly crumbling and that the winds of revolution were about to change his life forever.
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3 killed after car hits crowd leaving church Christmas event

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:00pm
Three people were killed after a driver plowed into a crowd of people -- many of whom had just left a church Christmas event -- in Southern California, authorities said.
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Baseball eyes U.S.-Cuba opening

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:34am
More than half a century of hostility between the United States and Cuba has done nothing to diminish the island's love of America's national pastime.
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Grandmother: 'Now my family can sleep'

CNN - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:25am
A man who allegedly shot a 15-year-old boy and his 12-year-old cousin last summer following a neighborhood dispute over a dog has been arrested in Stockton, California, after a 7-month manhunt, police said.
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