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Members of the Chicago police department scuffle with an angry crowd at the scene of a police involved shooting in Chicago, on Saturday, July 14, 2018.
Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune via AP
July 15, 2018 - 9:05 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An angry crowd shouted and threw bottles at Chicago police after an officer fatally shot a man on the city's South Side Saturday, prompting the arrest of at least four demonstrators. Chicago police patrol chief Fred Waller told a news conference that the man was shot in the South...
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Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
July 11, 2018 - 5:05 pm
ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest. Owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, told NBC's "Today " that Zsa Zsa died in her sleep Tuesday. Brainard says the dog was staying with her father and he found she had...
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Escape Room
NW Escape Experience via CNN
July 11, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Elizabeth Elkin and Emily Smith, CNN (CNN) — Generally, you're supposed to break out of an escape room, not into one. But in Vancouver, Washington, a man had to call the police for help after he broke into NW Escape Experience — and couldn't get out. "Once we got down there [to the business] and...
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Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23
U.S. Navy
Dan Wing
July 10, 2018 - 7:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. government officials have confirmed the death of Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23, a Bucks County native. She was killed during naval training exercises over the weekend in the Red Sea. The U.S. Navy announced Monday that Mitchell, of Feasterville, Pa., was pronounced...
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Facebook Declaration of Independence
Shutterstock via CNN
July 05, 2018 - 6:01 pm
(CNN) -- Facebook's policies for censoring hate speech have again come under fire after the social media giant labeled a passage from the Declaration of Independence as hate speech. Facebook apologized to a Texas newspaper on Tuesday for deleting its post that included the passage. The Liberty...
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The victims of the Annapolis shooting
The Baltimore Sun/CNNMoney
July 05, 2018 - 12:39 pm
By Elizabeth Elkin and Brandon Griggs (CNN) -- One week after the tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, newsrooms across the country will hold a moment of silence in memory of their five fellow journalists whose lives were lost. The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the...
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Current and former Capital Gazette staff members march in the Annapolis 4th of July parade in Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Jay Reed/The Baltimore Sun via AP
July 05, 2018 - 7:13 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Staff from the Maryland newspaper where five employees were shot to death walked in the Fourth of July parade in Annapolis. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from The Capital participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were...
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In this May 14, 2008 file photo, French director Claude Lanzmann talks at the opening night ceremony during the 61st International film festival in Cannes.
AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File
July 05, 2018 - 7:06 am
PARIS (AP) — French Director Claude Lanzmann, whose 9½-hour masterpiece "Shoah" bore unflinching witness to the Holocaust through the testimonies of Jewish victims, German executioners and Polish bystanders, has died at the age of 92. Gallimard, the publishing house for Lanzmann's autobiography,...
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Woman climbs on Statue of Liberty
WPIX via CNN
July 04, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A protest against U.S. immigration policy forced the evacuation of the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July, with a group unfurling a banner from the pedestal and a woman holding police at bay for hours after she climbed the base and sat by the statue's robes. The woman and at...
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Rising fuel prices are pressuring airline profits. That means airlines will charge higher airfare.
Saul Loeb/Getty Images via CNN
July 04, 2018 - 11:43 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Money) -- Flying to the beach may be more expensive this summer. Rising fuel prices are pressuring airline profits. That means airlines will charge higher airfare. It's difficult to predict how much more expensive seats will become or the timing of fare increases, but...
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