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Boko Haram attacks kill 145 in Nigeria

At least 145 people were killed after Boko Haram militants raided three villages in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, witnesses said Thursday.

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New York firefighter wins $5 million lottery

New York City firefighter Carmelo Mercado retired after suffering lung ailments from his time working at ground zero after the September 11, 2001, terrorist…

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School shootings are 'contagious,' study finds

Mass killings and school shootings spread "contagiously," a new study found, where one killing or shooting increases the chances that others will occur within…

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Ex-Va. Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential bid

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced Thursday that "after many months of thought, deliberation and discussion" he has decided to run for president of the…

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Greece's hard choice: More austerity or collapse

Greece is facing a hideous choice: A third massive international bailout with strict austerity attached, or economic collapse.

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Christening of royal baby: Thousands expected

On Sunday, a paddock in the English countryside -- more used to stampeding cows than people -- will open its gates to an influx of royal well-wishers hoping…

President Obama departs for Wisconsin

Obama to tout OT plan in Wisconsin

When President Barack Obama visits Wisconsin Thursday, he'll look to do more than just roll out his plan to raise middle-class wages. He'll also be taking an…

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Sanders' campaign raises $15M in first quarter

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has raised about $15 million since it launched in late April, aides to the campaign told CNN on Thursday.

The aides added…

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The Greek crisis...in 2 minutes

If you're just catching up to it, here are the latest developments - and what you need to know. Last updated: July 2, 12:45 pm ET (4:45 pm GMT).

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New Bubble Wrap is losing its pop

Stuffed beside the terrible birthday gift your grandma mailed was always the one redemption: Bubble Wrap. That instantly amusing piece of packaging is losing…

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