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Embattled DEA chief expected to resign

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:46pm
It didn't happen on 4/20 -- marijuana's high holy day -- but expect Michele Leonhart to step down soon as administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. officials familiar with the matter say.
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U.S. warships to monitor ships out of Iran

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:56pm
U.S. officials tell CNN that in addition to reassuring allies in the region, U.S. warships are being deployed to Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran and suspected of trafficking arms to Houthi rebels.
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Runner with muscular dystrophy finishes marathon

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:15pm
About 20 hours after the Boston Marathon started Monday, many of the cheering crowds had dispersed and the streets were cleared. But one man, despite the odds against him, crossed the finish line.
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What we know about Freddie Gray's death

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:08pm
The arrest and death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore has stoked protests and accusations of police brutality. But it's unclear how Gray, arrested on a weapons charge April 12, suffered a severe spinal cord injury that led to his death seven days later.
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Pope accepts resignation of convicted bishop

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:18pm
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn, who led the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, and was convicted of failure to report suspected child abuse in 2012, the Vatican said in a statement Tuesday.
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Lyrid meteor shower crosses night sky

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:11pm
Look for spectacular shooting stars this week as the annual Lyrid meteor shower light up the nighttime sky.
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Attorney: Race played a role in Gray's death

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:59pm
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with William Murphy Jr., attorney for Freddie Gray's family, about the investigation into his death.
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Husband accused of sexually abusing ailing wife

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:58pm
A former Iowa lawmaker has been charged with sexually abusing his wife, who suffers from dementia. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.
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AC/DC drummer pleads guilty

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:42pm
Phil Rudd, the drummer for legendary hard rock band AC/DC, has pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs in a New Zealand court.
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Deputy in Tulsa shooting pleads not guilty

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:42pm
An Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting a man he says he meant to subdue pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of second-degree manslaughter.
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Why Pacific Northwest sunsets are more red

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:59am
A fiery sunset greeted people in Washington Sunday.
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Wildfire's smoke obscures Miami skyline

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:58am
Parts of Miami-Dade County's skyline was hidden from view Monday as smoke from a growing 1,850-acre wildfire loomed over portions of the Florida county.
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Designer of Vegas welcome sign dies

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:57am
You probably never knew her name, but you were familiar with her work.
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Bobbi Kristina Brown's brain damage 'irreversible'

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:55am
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, has "global and irreversible brain damage," according to her grandmother.
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Utah mom admits killing 6 babies

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:49am
A Utah mom who admitted to killing six of her babies soon after giving birth was given a hefty prison sentence Monday.
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Man dies after a week in custody

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:43am
More than a week after Freddie Gray was arrested in Baltimore, and a day since he died, authorities are still scrambling to find out exactly what happened and why.
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11 myths fertility doctors hear

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:36am
Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.
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At a crossroads: 4 infertility journeys

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:35am
Infertility is the roadblock to starting a family that most do not expect.
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Infertility: Why don't more people talk about it?

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:35am
For eight years, Robyn Cohen and her husband have been trying to have a child.
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DNA on ice: The next step in women's equality

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:35am
There was a time not so long ago when my career would not have been possible. It's hard to imagine it now, but even a few decades ago, journalism was very much a man's world.
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