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Aretha Franklin sings at Obama's Inauguartion
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August 14, 2018 - 11:54 am
By Joy Marcelle, CNN (CNN) -- Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN's Don Lemon. Word of the "Queen of Soul" being gravely ill was first reported by Showbiz 411. Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman told CNN: "She has a great family, she's...
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In this July 30, 2018 file photo LeBron James listens to a question at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio.
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August 04, 2018 - 1:30 pm
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent...
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Detroit Presser
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August 03, 2018 - 8:59 am
By Sheena Jones and Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) -- A Detroit police officer has been suspended with pay after a bystander's video showed him punching a possibly mentally ill woman at least 10 times at a hospital, the police chief said. Detroit Police Chief James Craig has called the video "very...
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NYC pizza delivery man to be released from ICE detention
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July 25, 2018 - 12:01 pm
By Steve Almasy and Elizabeth Joseph, CNN (CNN) -- An undocumented immigrant who was stopped while delivering food to a military base in Brooklyn, New York, has been released from detention and his deportation proceedings have been paused, the man's attorneys said Tuesday. Pablo Villavicencio, 35,...
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Escape Room
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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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Sen. Bob Menendez
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July 03, 2018 - 1:17 pm
By Sarah Hallam (CNN) -- Sen. Bob Menendez said he hopes the White House will "dramatically change their protocol" after a prank call from a comedian impersonating the senator got through to President Donald Trump, who called the prankster back from Air Force One. Podcast host John Melendez, better...
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The historic gate of the famous Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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July 03, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Laura Jarrett and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to rescind a set of Obama-era policies that promote using race to achieve diversity in schools, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN. While the decision does not change current US law on affirmative action, it...
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In this Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, Anthony Bourdain participates in the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss the online film series "Raw Craft" at AOL Studios in New York.
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June 19, 2018 - 10:14 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is considering honoring celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain with a food trail. The famed cook, writer and host of the CNN series "Parts Unknown" killed himself nearly two weeks ago in a luxury hotel in France. The 61-year-old was born in New York, but grew up in the New...
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Ford to remake Detroit's most famous ruin
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June 17, 2018 - 2:08 pm
By Peter Valdes-Dapena (CNN Money) -- If you've ever been to Detroit, you've probably seen Michigan Central Station. And you've probably wondered why someone didn't just tear it down. Visible from miles around, the 18-story building has been abandoned for decades and is, literally, a mere shell of...
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In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores, in New York.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
June 12, 2018 - 10:48 am
By Marcy Gordon, AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government that could shape how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies, rests in the hands of a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon is expected...
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