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    Ferguson: A city anticipating a grand jury decision

    Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) — Anticipating a grand jury decision at any moment, more businesses boarded up their doors and windows and residents hunkered down in their homes on two of Ferguson’s main roads. It’s a city in waiting. The grand jury did not reach a decision Friday and it was unclear when it would reconvene, federal and local law enforcement officials told CNN Saturday. On the streets, the tension is not always visible, but it can be heard in the […]

  • Man survives after falling 10 stories onto moving car

    (CNN) — One witness thought she came upon a lifeless body during her routine walk in San Francisco — but firefighters say the man who was lying in the middle of the street survived a fall as high as 10 stories. The man, whose name was not released, is a window washer who fell from a building, the San Francisco Fire Department said. He fell between eight and 10 stories, landed on a moving car and bounced into the middle […]

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    Strong earthquake shakes central Japan, injuries reported

    (CNN) — A strong earthquake shook central Japan’s Nagano region on Saturday night, injuring several people and collapsing a building in area village, the country’s Kyodo News Agency reported, citing firefighters. Reports of the intensity of the quake, centered in the Nagano area at 10:08 p.m., differed. The Japan Meteorological Agency reported it was a 6.8 magnitude temblor; the U.S. Geological Survey said it was magnitude 6.2. The Nagano fire department said several people were injured, Kyodo News Agency reported. […]

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    New profile released on Newtown shooter outlines “warnings” and “red flags”

    (CNN) — Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but misunderstood and mistreated, according to a report released Friday by a Connecticut state agency. The 114-page report released by the Connecticut Office of the Child Advocate profiled the developmental and educational history of Lanza, the young man who carried out the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The […]

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    CNN: Sources say Ferguson police officer in talks to resign

    FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — As a grand jury gets closer to deciding whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally shot Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with Ferguson city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said. The grand jury was in session Friday, as it has been for weeks. A decision on whether to formally charge Wilson in Brown’s death could come the same day, law enforcement officials have said. […]

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    Two country singers, Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman, come out as gay

    (CNN) -- There are plenty of country songs about how to be a man. One way is to face the music, and two country crooners did that on Thursday. Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman came out as being gay. Herdon went first, in interviews with People Magazine and Entertainment Tonight. His revelation inspired Gilman to do go public as well.

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    Snow storm in western New York now blamed for 12 deaths

    (CNN) — Two more people have died as a result of the Buffalo-area snowstorm, bringing the total to 12, Erie County Deputy Executive Richard Tobe said Friday. Two people died overnight after they had been evacuated from the Garden Gate Nursing Home in Cheektowaga, New York, Tobe said. TM & © 2014 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.

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    UPDATE: President outlines executive action plan for immigration reform

    WASHINGTON (CNN/WHNT) — President Barack Obama unveiled his long-awaited immigration plan Thursday evening.  The President’s plan includes changing rules governing deportations that could affect millions of undocumented immigrants and setting off an explosive battle with Republicans. According to the media release, the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules. “Acting within his legal authority, the President is taking an important step to […]

  • Shooting on the Florida State Universaity campus in Tallahassee

    Police: FSU gunman was alumnus, lawyer who moved back to the area a few weeks ago

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida (CNN) — Gunshots rattled a peaceful, packed Florida State University library early Thursday, with three people getting hurt as hundreds of students huddled between bookshelves before police encountered and killed the gunman outside. “There has been a shooting in the library, stay where you are,” said a man speaking over the loudspeaker, as captured in a cell phone video posted online. “We will be coming to each floor and clearing it, and taking care of anybody.” One of […]

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    Moveon.org slams networks for deciding not to air President Obama’s primetime address on immigration

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — A top liberal advocacy group is lambasting ABC, NBC and CBS for deciding to not air President Barack Obama’s primetime address on immigration Thursday despite running a 2006 primetime address by President George W. Bush on the same issue. MoveOn.org blasted the networks’ phone numbers and Twitter handles Thursday in an email to supporters, urging them to lobby for a live broadcast. President Obama is expected to announce sweeping executive actions to reform the immigration system and […]

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    Watch children react to ‘normal Barbie’ with acne, stretch marks

    Lammily is a shorter, broader, brunette version of the idealistic blond Mattel doll. She's ready to make her debut, complete with a sticker pack that features pimples, moles, cellulite and scars that can be applied.

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    Remembering award-winning director Mike Nichols

    (CNN) — Director Mike Nichols, one of the few people to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award, died Wednesday evening, according to a note from ABC News’ president to its staff. Nichols, 83, who directed “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” and “The Graduate,” was the husband of former “ABC World News” anchor Diane Sawyer. Born Michael Igor Peschkowsky in Berlin in 1931, Nichols got his start as a stage performer, and in the 1950s co-founded […]

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