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Puppies? It must be Super Bowl week

1 hour 18 min ago
Forget about the Super Bowl, the blizzard and the woes of the world.
Categories: National News

First lady shakes hands with Saudi king. So?

1 hour 43 min ago
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, and to hold meetings with the new leader, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. But one aspect of the encounter stood out to reporters covering the receiving line at the palace: the first lady shook hands with the king.
Categories: National News

White House drops 529 college savings proposal

2 hours 8 min ago
The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration's increasingly unpopular proposal to effectively end 529 college savings plans.
Categories: National News

2 ex-Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape

2 hours 9 min ago
Two former Vanderbilt University football players were found guilty of rape and sexual battery by a Nashville jury on Tuesday, CNN affiliates reported.
Categories: National News

Sit-in convictions for Friendship Nine tossed

2 hours 10 min ago
A South Carolina judge on Wednesday threw out the convictions of the Friendship Nine, who were jailed in 1961 after a sit-in protest in Rock Hill, South Carolina, during the civil rights movement.
Categories: National News

Being well-dressed helped save his life

2 hours 31 min ago
What do Dwight D. Eisenhower, Barack Obama and the cast of Boardwalk Empire have in common? They've all been dressed by Auschwitz survivor Martin Greenfield.
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'As long as my mind is working, I will tell this story'

2 hours 31 min ago
Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone left behind a successful career in fashion to share her story of resilience. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
Categories: National News

She lost 87 family members in the Holocaust

2 hours 31 min ago
Elizabeth Ungar Lefkovits woke up one morning to the sound of soldiers marching. She looked out the window and saw Nazis. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
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Escaping the 'world's biggest cemetery'

2 hours 31 min ago
When a fellow prisoner asked Anita Lasker-Wallfisch what she did before Auschwitz, Anita told her she played the cello. "Fantastic," the other prisoner said. "You'll be saved." Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
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13 lbs. of 'vintage' pot found in van

2 hours 31 min ago
The owner of a van was having trouble with one of her car doors when she discovered something surprising hidden away. CNN affiliate KRQE reports.
Categories: National News

'Super Saturn' discovered

2 hours 31 min ago
In 1610, after he built his telescope, Galileo Galilei first spotted enormous Saturn's gigantic rings. More than 400 years later, astronomers have in a sense dwarfed that discovery with a similar first.
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Watch firefighters enter burning home to save kids

2 hours 34 min ago
The Fresno Fire Department has released dramatic footage of firefighters rescuing three children from a house fire. CNN affiliate KFSN has more.
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Handcuffed woman steals cop car

2 hours 35 min ago
A handcuffed woman led officers on a chase after she stole a police car. CNN affiliate WPXI has more.
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Now's the day to dig out

2 hours 40 min ago
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Remembering the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion

2 hours 46 min ago
Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
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High school's 'Uptown Funk' made Bruno Mars cry

3 hours 3 min ago
Which high school teacher would assign his students the Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars can't-stop-dancing-to-it hit "Uptown Funk"?
Categories: National News

Spy drone operator was drinking

3 hours 8 min ago
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Jail for Kendrick Johnson's parents?

3 hours 10 min ago
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Born without eyes, baby thrives

3 hours 26 min ago
3-month-old Richie Lopez was born without eyes, but despite challenges, his family is optimistic that he'll lead a normal life. CNN affiliate KTVK reports.
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Russian spycraft in New York revealed by FBI

3 hours 26 min ago
The men would sometimes say they needed to meet to exchange tickets, but they never seemed to end up actually attending or discussing a sporting event or a concert.
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