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Pastor says his parish lost 44 people to coronavirus

CNN - Thu, 04/16/2020 - 06:39
St. John the Baptist Parish is a swampy, rural swath of Louisiana that straddles the Mississippi River. It's an unassuming place with one Walmart, a population of about 43,000, and local eateries like BRS Seafood, which had a line out the door on Easter weekend for crawfish. People stood six feet apart.
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Filing for unemployment benefits? Read this first

CNN - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 15:22
Unemployment benefits are becoming a financial lifeline for millions of Americans after their employers shut their doors to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.
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Which children are still going to school?

BBC - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 17:48
As schools close their doors across the UK, we look at what will happen next.
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This is still the best prevention against Covid-19

CNN - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 12:50
When it comes to novel coronavirus protection, face masks are futile. There isn't a vaccine yet. So the best way to prevent transmission of the novel coronavirus is washing your hands -- thoroughly -- with soap and water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Coronavirus: What it does to the body

BBC - Sat, 03/14/2020 - 01:02
What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?
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See Dakota Johnson's elegant LA home

CNN - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 09:20
Dakota Johnson is Hollywood royalty. The daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, and granddaughter of Hitchcock blonde Tippi Hedren (as well as Antonio Banderas' one-time step-daughter), it's only natural that she's ended up a leading lady in her own right.
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Prosecutors sought denial of Flynn's request to change his guilty plea (February)

CNN - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 23:59
The Justice Department has doubled down on its prosecution of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, amid the debacle over the Trump administration softening its stance in court toward Roger Stone, another close associate of President Donald Trump.
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Inside 'Breaking Bad' actor's cabin-style Idaho retreat

CNN - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 18:46
"Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul's idea of the perfect family getaway is simple: a log-clad, cabin style home in rural Idaho, where he's from.
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Michael Flynn asks to withdraw his guilty plea (January)

CNN - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 03:50
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn, whom federal prosecutors recently said should go to jail for lying to the FBI in the early days of the Trump administration, has asked a judge to allow him to withdraw his guilty plea.
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Why it's time to redesign the old air conditioner

CNN - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 19:53
The air conditioner is nearly 100 years old, and yet it hasn't evolved much -- the technology is essentially the same as it was the day it was invented.
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Trump about to give Putin another gift

CNN - Thu, 10/24/2019 - 21:34
Another critical legacy of the post-Cold War era may be on the verge of biting the dust now that President Donald Trump's administration is planning to withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, which allows member states to conduct unarmed surveillance over one another's territories and helps verify arms control agreements. Watching Trump drive a stake through the heart of this treaty should be quite a pleasant prospect for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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What is the Open Skies treaty?

CNN - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 12:29
The Trump administration is expected to pull out of the "Open Skies" treaty -- which allows unarmed surveillance flights over American, Russian and several other countries' territories -- in a move that congressional Democrats warned would be a "gift" to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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'I stole a plane to get out of the Navy'

BBC - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 00:16
When Theo Van Eijck was kicked out of a Dutch pilot-training programme in 1964, he stole a plane and flew to Libya.
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Remember when Jackie Kennedy wore her famous pillbox hat?

CNN - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 13:56
Remember when Jackie Kennedy attended her husband's presidential inauguration with a perfect egg-shaped pillbox hat perched atop her head?
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Emotional abuse: ‘My fiance seemed perfect - but he wanted to control me’

BBC - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 01:07
An actress who became engaged to an older and more successful actor, describes six months of emotional abuse.
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Photographer captures weddings in their candid, chaotic glory

CNN - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 02:34
Ripped trousers, last-minute cigarettes, grandmas on the dance floor -- these are not your typical wedding photos.
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When African Americans are killed by police, these lawyers get a phone call

CNN - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 04:23
Civil rights attorney L. Chris Stewart was sitting in church in Atlanta on an April Sunday in 2015 when he received a Facebook message with a news article and a plea from a friend. A police officer had killed her cousin, Walter Scott, and she needed help.
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Cillizza: The secret why Trump won't release his taxes

CNN - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 22:57
CNN's Chris Cillizza says President Donald Trump has constructed a narrative in which he clawed his way to the top by sheer will. The New York Times released a story that calls that narrative into question. Were Trump's financial successes heavily funded by his father Fred? (Spoiler alert: Yes.)
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This was once the most glamorous way to fly

CNN - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:32
In March 1969, just months before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, Concorde made its maiden flight. The supersonic plane embodied a vision of the future as daring as that of Apollo 11 -- but far better looking.
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The FBI said I was my parents' stolen baby - but I found the truth

BBC - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 03:12
Foundling Paul Fronczak was given to a family whose baby had been stolen - but was he really their son?
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