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Undocumented immigrant accused of murder, attempted rape in Ohio

For the second time in under a month, an undocumented immigrant has been accused of murdering someone after authorities became aware of their status but did not detain or deport them.

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Dylann Roof pleads not guilty to federal charges in Charleston church attack

Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty Friday to 33 federal charges in the deadly June attack at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, according to the court clerk's office.

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Wrestler Hulk Hogan apologizes for racist remarks

Legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan issued an apology Friday after the National Enquirer released a transcript of statements he made that included racial slurs.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown died Sunday at the age of 22

When superstar singer Whitney Houston died on the eve of the Grammys in 2012, fans expressed concern over the welfare of her then-18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

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Facebook loses appeal over access to user data

You think your Facebook profile is private? Think again. In a decision that raises crucial issues in the digital age, a New York state appeals court ruled this week that Facebook cannot protect users against search warrants obtained by law enforcement officials to access users' digital information.

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New York's hippest hotel may be a parked van

A New York hotel starting at $22 per night? In a city where a chain hotel room can cost hundreds of dollars per night, that sounds like an old-fashioned New York scam. That's because the $22 buys you a night in a van, parked in strategic spots across the city. "Jonathan" is using the home rentals company Airbnb to rent out his fleet of more than 50 vehicles -- there's even a sleeper taxi -- to adventurous travelers, according to the New York Daily News.

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Bison attacks woman who was trying to take selfie with it in Yellowstone Park

Visitors to Yellowstone Park seem to be having trouble taking in the message that it's not a good idea to get too close to the wild bison that roam the wilderness. The latest person to find out the hard way is a 43-year-old Mississippi woman who tried to take a selfie with one of the hairy beasts near a trail on Tuesday.

Teen sex rate lowest since the 1980s, contraceptive use remains high

The number of teenagers having sex is the lowest in the last 25 years and the use of condoms among teens is slightly higher than in the last 11 years, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, it appears teens have not increased their use of highly effective contraceptive methods such as intrauterine devices and they continue to use withdrawal, which is one of the least effective ways to prevent pregnancy.

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Taylor Swift apologizes to Nicki Minaj for Twitter to-do

It started with a tweet, and it ended with one. We can all breathe easier now that the great battle that was Taylor Swift vs. Nicki Minaj is over. On Thursday, pop star Swift tweeted a "my bad" after mistakenly believing that a Minaj tweet was all about her. "I thought I was being called out," Swift tweeted. "I missed the point, I misunderstood, then misspoke. I'm sorry, Nicki."

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Singer Chris Brown frustrated, confused as forced stay in Philippines drags on

U.S. singer Chris Brown was still waiting in the Philippines on Thursday after authorities blocked him from leaving the country a day earlier over a contract dispute. And the whole situation appears to have left him pretty confused. "We are monitoring him and we know he is still in the country," Elaine Tan, a spokeswoman for the Philippine Bureau of Immigration, told CNN on Thursday afternoon.

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Reality TV lawyer found dead in California home

A reality television lawyer who called herself the "legal diva" was found slain in her California home, her family said. Members of Loredana Nesci's family remember her as a strong, independent woman who was "very passionate about taking care of her son," Nesci's niece Catherine Nesci told CNN affiliate WFSB-TV.

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Disney does not 'condone' Star Wars-themed Amy Schumer GQ photos

Comedian Amy Schumer's Star Wars-themed photo spread for GQ is causing a disturbance in the force. Photographer Mark Seliger's images for the August issue feature the "Trainwreck" actress posing as Princess Leia in various cheeky poses with Star Wars characters.

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Should service members at military recruiting centers be armed?

The investigation into the brazen attack on two Chattanooga, Tennessee, military facilities has left many questions unanswered. But one of the most troubling for that community, for civilians, and for military officials remains: How? How could five servicemen -- several of whom had risked their lives in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan -- be gunned down on their home turf?

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Trump skipping early state GOP outreach

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Hillary Clinton's latest economic pitch, a Jeb Bush critique of Washington, Donald Trump's unorthodox early state strategy and Republican debate musings -- those stories filled our trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

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Oasis ‘wellness center’ is welcome addition to AV health community

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Hillary Clinton's latest economic pitch, a Jeb Bush critique of Washington, Donald Trump's unorthodox early state strategy and Republican debate musings -- those stories filled our trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

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Chattanooga shooting: 4 Marines killed; dead suspect identified in Tennessee

Four people were killed and three were wounded in shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday

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U.S. Women's World Cup champs get rare ticker tape parade

Boy, am I glad one of my soccer-playing daughters decided to miss a day at her beloved camp Friday so she could witness history. After all, how often in her life will she see a ticker tape parade in New York for female athletes, most of whom are not from the New York area?

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FDA adds heart attack and stroke warning to some painkillers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling on drug makers of some popular painkillers to strengthen their warning labels after a review of new safety information. The warning labels on non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, known as NSAIDs, must be udpated to identify an increased risk of a heart attack or stroke.

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Solar Impulse's round-the-world journey delayed by battery damage

Solar Impulse 2's attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel has been delayed by serious battery damage, raising questions over whether the experimental plane's mission can be completed before the days get too short.

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Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman vanishes from Mexican prison

Mexico's most notorious drug lord now has one more nefarious title: serial prison escapee.

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New York Post story says Camille Cosby is standing by her husband

A report that Camille Cosby is standing firmly by her beleaguered husband has folks talking.

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'Batman v. Superman' trailer delivers first glimpse of Wonder Woman

"Black and blue. God vs. man. Day vs. night." So spoke Jesse Eisenberg, in the role of Lex Luthor in the brand new trailer for "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice."

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Confederate flags stolen in Georgia, Delaware

It was a media event when the Confederate battle flag come down Friday in South Carolina, but apparently nobody was watching when flags were stolen from from a Georgia state park and a private residence in Delaware.

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Nintendo's CEO Satoru Iwata played by his own rules

Plenty of CEOs like to give public presentations. Few of them are as natural or engaging as Steve Jobs, but that doesn't stop them trying to emulate the late Apple co-founder by getting up on stage and speaking.

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Nikki Haley: Confederate flag 'should have never been there'

Shortly after the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds, Gov. Nikki Haley told CNN's Don Lemon that placing the flag in 2000 was a poor decision.

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Jared Fogle out as Subway pitchman as investigators search his home

A raid at the Indiana home of longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle shocked neighbors as they watched authorities cart off computers and other electronics. Investigators had little to say about the raid, but the sandwich chain said it might be linked to the earlier arrest of someone who used to work for Fogle.

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What legal consequences could Bill Cosby face now?

Bill Cosby won't face prosecution for most of the rape allegations against him. But he could still face serious consequences. After newly released court documents revealed that Cosby admitted to getting drugs to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex, his accusers were elated. Several said they've been waiting decades for some sort of vindication after being called liars.

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9 tourist attractions that are literally dying

The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword. Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue. However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places they visit, sometimes leading to significant damage, which has in recent years sparked a debate whether tourist numbers should be capped.

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Step away from the burger: Why a 'Western' diet is bad for your health

The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050. But with this progression comes an urban lifestyle -- often meaning less physical activity and the consumption of a "Western" diet.

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Why hot cars can kill your child or pet

It's a hot day, and you see a dog locked inside a car, its owner nowhere in sight. Any good Samaritan would want to act to free the animal before it dies. But who wants to get arrested for breaking a car window to free the beast? That's what happened to veteran Michael Hammons, who broke a car window in Athens, Georgia, to free a dog. (Charges were later dropped.)

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How combat veterans are coping with July Fourth fireworks

Military with PTSD group provides vets with signs asking neighbors to "be courteous" with July Fourth fireworks

Independence Day is often celebrated with delicious food, family get-togethers and Fourth of July fireworks that light up the night.

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Long-term life support on Mars should be possible someday, study says

The system would convert some of the water to oxygen for astronauts to breathe

When the first two human colonists land on Mars, they could step into their ready-made living quarters, remove their space helmets and inhale deliciously breathable air.

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Kanye West gets 'Kanye'd' by onstage heckler at Glastonbury

By Emanuella Grinberg

Now Kanye West knows how it feels to get upstaged, even if just for a few seconds. A heckler invaded the stage Saturday night during West's opening song at Glastonbury Festival. It's no secret that more than a few people were unhappy with the decision to make the American rapper the headlining act of the five-day British music festival. At least 15,000 signed a petition to cancel his slot.

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Solar plane faces most dangerous part of around-the-world flight

This is pretty much it: the most dangerous part of a historic solar-powered adventure playing out thousands of feet above the Earth. For folks who haven't been following the around-the-world flight of the experimental Solar Impulse 2 since it began last March, this is probably the part where you'll want to start paying attention.

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'Emotional' robot sells out in a minute

Pepper the humanoid robot is so hot that he sold out within a minute, according to his Japanese creator, SoftBank Robotics Corp. Only 1,000 models were available for the consumer launch on Saturday in Japan. The base price was set at ¥198,000 ($1,600) with an additional ¥24,600 ($200) monthly data and insurance fees.

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Sleep or die -- growing body of research warns of heart attacks, strokes

We have all experienced the aftermath of a bad night's sleep: grogginess, irritability, difficulty carrying out even the simplest of tasks. A growing amount of research suggests that not getting enough shut-eye could also have insidious effects on heart disease, obesity and other conditions.

Are 3-year-olds mind-reading, justice-seeking superheroes?

If you want to learn the building blocks of empathy and a sense of justice, just look to the nearest 3-year-old. While these two traits seem like they might require years of experience and observation to acquire, a new study published in Current Biology reveals that children as young as 3 have a strong sense of restorative justice.

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Johnny Depp's 'private village' up for sale at $26 million

Known for his swashbuckling role in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, actor Johnny Depp has put one of his most treasured items on the market. The actor and musician's 37-acre estate and "private village" in the south of France is for sale. The asking price: $25.76 million.

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Rapper Lupe Fiasco takes on white supremacy

Lupe Fiasco has a message for white supremacists: There is nothing "supreme" about you. The rapper used his Instagram account to post an open letter that began "Dear White Supremacy."

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Trump on the stump: A closer look at The Donald's proposed policies

Real Estate mogul Donald Trump didn't mince words in his presidential announcement Tuesday -- slamming President Barack Obama, some of his 2016 Republican rivals and putting forth some bold policy suggestions on issues ranging from jobs to fighting ISIS to immigration.

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Rapper Lupe Fiasco takes on white supremacy

The rapper posted an open letter on his Instagram account

Lupe Fiasco has a message for white supremacists: There is nothing "supreme" about you.

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FDA orders food manufacturers to stop using trans fat

Artificial trans fat will have to disappear from the American diet, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA on Tuesday ruled that trans fat is not “generally recognized as safe” for use in human food.

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How a Pixar animator learned to think like an 11-year-old girl

Pete Docter, the legendary director behind Up and Monsters Inc., has a new animation which is about to hit the big screen. Inside Out is set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl whose emotions -- joy, sadness, anger, fear and disgust -- compete to control her.

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Miami's best beach bars

Miami Beach's bar scene isn't all bikini-clad bartenders serving overpriced shots to sunburned spring breakers (though there's a lot of that). Leave Ocean Drive behind and you'll find a craft cocktail lounge, a '90s punk rock bar and a basement dance club complete with a bowling alley and ice rink.

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The future: Airplanes that fix themselves?

It may sound like a line from a sci-fi novel, but scientist believe that in the near future airplane wings will be able to fix themselves on the go. A team from Bristol University in England has developed technology which could repair cracks on an aircraft in a similar way that human skin heals.

America recovers from its great baby recession

The number of births in the United States went up last year for the first time since 2007, according to an annual report by the CDC National Center for Health Statistics. The report found that there were 62.9 births for every 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44, which represents an increase of 1% over the birth rate in 2013.

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#JurassicWorld: Pterodactyls, product placement and Chris Pratt

"Jurassic World" took to the screens with a big bang this weekend, raking in $511.8 million at box offices worldwide -- making it the biggest grossing movie opening of all time. Those involved were exceedingly grateful, such as actor Vincent D'Onofrio, who played Hoskins, head of security at the fictional theme park.

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Lil Wayne: I just signed a deal with Jay Z

Lil Wayne dropped a bombshell Saturday that left fans simultaneously celebrating and speculating over what it could mean. "I just signed a deal with my motherf--king idol, Jay-Z," said the rapper, whose real name Dwayne Carter, as he took the stage at KMEL Summer Jam.

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Los Angeles is now largest city in America with $15 minimum wage

It's official: Los Angeles is now the largest city in America to guarantee workers at least $15 an hour.

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Is it ever OK to snoop on your partner?

Here's a scenario to consider: Your partner leaves his cell phone on the dining room table. His texts and emails can be easily accessed with just the touch of a fingertip. Would you look? Have you ever looked?

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