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Police: Man calls 911, kills responding officer

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 3:52pm
While friends were commenting on his last ever Facebook post Friday, Trepierre Hummons called 911 -- then waited with a gun for officers to arrive, Cincinnati police said.
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15,000 bees swarm Capitol

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 6:11am
In an unusual sight on Capitol Hill Friday afternoon, beekeepers were called in to capture and remove about 15,000 honey bees that had swarmed around the main Senate entrance of the U.S. Capitol Building, frightening onlookers before landing in a tree.
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New mass extinction could be underway

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 6:11am
Sixty-five million years ago, the dinosaurs disappeared in what's known as the Earth's fifth mass extinction. Today, a sixth mass extinction could be well underway and humans are the likely culprit, according to new research published in Science Advances.
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U.S. crushes ton of ivory in Times Square

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 6:10am
The message was crushingly loud and clear: Stop the illicit ivory trade.
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Attack harks back to 1963 Birmingham bombing

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 6:07am
Another church knows well the massacre that befell Charleston, South Carolina, this past week.
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Church shooting strikes at the heart of black culture

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 6:06am
If the killings had happened anywhere else they still would have been horrendous. The shock, outrage and fear would not be diminished.
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Obama on gun control: 'We need a change in attitude'

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 6:06am
Making his second call in as many days for tighter gun control laws, President Barack Obama on Friday told a crowd of mayors it was again time for a national conversation on the scourge of mass shootings in America.
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Husband of prison break helper feels betrayed

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 1:14pm
The husband of Joyce Mitchell, the woman who helped two murderers escape the maximum security prison in upstate New York, feels betrayed, lost and is "looking for his life again," according to his attorney.
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Who is the man charged in Charleston church shooting?

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 12:26pm
[Breaking news update, posted at 10:26 a.m. ET]
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Cops suspended after SPLC alleges they belong to hate group

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:42am
Two Alabama police lieutenants were suspended after an article on the Southern Poverty Law Center's website alleged the two men belong to an organization the SPLC has long labeled a hate group.
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EPA, DOT target greenhouse gases from trucks

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:36am
The federal government hopes new standards can reduce the impact of climate change by improving fuel efficiency and cutting carbon pollution.
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Woman spotted his car and followed for 30 miles

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:59am
Official: Killer confessses, says he sought race war
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10-year-old girl catches 333-pound fish

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:35am
10-year-old Lily Hornish caught a 333-pound fish. CNN's affilaite KBOI reports.
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'Frozen' softball team takes the Internet by storm

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:35am
A photo of a girl's t-ball team in Oklahoma has won over the Internet. CNN affiliate KOCO takes a closer look at the team.
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What is a hate crime?

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:29am
What makes a traditional offense a hate crime and how does it differ from an act of terror? CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin explains.
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How Obama responds to shooting attacks

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:28am
President Obama has addressed the country at least 14 times on 9 different shooting attacks, in his 7 years in office.
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White House hopefuls grapple with violence

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:55am
The first glimpse of how presidential hopefuls might navigate the nation's racial tension came tragically in the form of a white gunman who sat through a Bible study at a historically black church, then killed nine of the 13 people in the sanctuary.
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Rachel Dolezal voted off Spokane commission

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:15am
The City Council of Spokane, Washington, unanimously voted Rachel Dolezal off the Police Ombudsmen Commission on Thursday after an investigation showed she and two other members acted inappropriately.
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Pastor among 9 killed at Charleston AME church

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 8:44pm
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