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  • The Oklahoma City National Memorial honors victims, survivors and all affected by the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995. Chairs, arranged in nine rows, represent the nine floors of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Each chair represents an individual's life and is placed on the row (or floor) they would have worked at the time of the bombing. (Photo: CNN)

    Parents remember how their children survived the Oklahoma City bombing

    By Dallas Franklin Oklahoma City, OK (KFOR) — Twenty years ago, a powerful explosion rocked the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Fifteen children in the day care perished, but six survived. In the middle of chaos, parents frantically searched for their children from the second floor daycare. Jim and Claudia Denny had two children in the day care – 3-year-old Brandon and 2-year-old Rebecca. After the bomb went off, Jim ran towards the Murrah building. As he got closer to […]

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    Authorities on Panama City gang rape: ‘Spring break as we know it is over’

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida (CNN) — Authorities in Panama City Beach, in the spotlight after video of an alleged gang rape went viral, say it’s not the first video of its kind they’ve seen, and they are sick of it. While the video is “one of the most disgusting, repulsive, sickening things that I’ve seen this year on Panama City Beach,” it’s not an isolated incident, Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen said. “This is not the first video we’ve recovered. […]

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    Excessive force or justifiable act? Police dashcam video spurs debate in Arizona

    (CNN) — Police in Arizona said Tuesday that an officer who intentionally used his car to run into a suspect with a rifle probably saved the man’s life. The man’s lawyer strongly disagrees. Video of the incident has stirred debate about what type of force police should have used to detain a man with a gun. “Everything in the video seems to point towards an obvious excessive use of force. It is miraculous that my client isn’t dead,” said attorney […]

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    Couple’s ‘Fresh Prince’ baby announcement goes viral

    HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. — If you haven’t seen this couple’s take on announcing they’re expecting, you’re missing out. The Meeks posted their rap to YouTube a few days back, on April 5. Their video went from about 107,000 views on Saturday night to nearly 640,000 views by Monday. “It was completely unexpected. Like, that was the last thing we thought would happen, that it would blow up to what it had, or what it has,” Mellisa said. The Meeks tell […]

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    SpaceX launches two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying Dragon spacecraft, bound for ISS

    (CNN) — SpaceX on Tuesday launched a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying an uncrewed cargo spacecraft called Dragon on a flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station. SpaceX was unable to guide the bottom stage of the Falcon rocket upright onto a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean, though. On Twitter, SpaceX founder Elon Musk said: “Rocket landed on droneship, but too hard for survival.” LIFTOFF of #Falcon9 and #Dragon on the CRS-6 mission to resupply the […]

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    Police: Twins drown in canal as mom tries to fend off bee

    By Holly Yan and Sam Stringer, CNN (CNN) — Two 18-month-old twins drowned after their mother tried to fend off a bee and let go of their stroller, which rolled into a canal, Arizona police said. Alexis Keslar was walking with her twin sons, Silas and Eli Keslar, along a canal in Yuma on Friday when she tried to repel a bee, police in Yuma said. “The stroller rolled away from her into the canal, with the boys belted in […]

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    Nation marks 150 years since President Lincoln’s assassination

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — On April 14, 1865, an actor and Confederate sympathizer named John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre in Washington. The following morning, less than a week after the end of the Civil War, Lincoln would become the first American president killed in office. It was the crime of the 19th century. Booth fled the building and, along with co-conspirator David Herold, evaded the authorities for nearly two weeks. Booth was shot and killed during […]

  • Baggage Handling Investigation

    Hidden cameras catch airport workers stealing from luggage

    MIAMI — Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers’ bags. What they don’t know is that they are being recorded on a hidden camera. The Miami-Dade Police Department set up the camera as part of an ongoing police investigation into luggage thefts by the very airport workers who are supposed to get bags safely onto planes. “It’s a problem we all face,” said police Lt. Pete Estis. “We will continue […]

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    What really happens when you can’t pay the IRS?

    NEW YORK — Finding out that you owe the IRS serious money is enough to ruin your year. But what if you can’t come up with the money, at least not all at once? The good news: There are options other than pawning everything you own or having the IRS go after your wages and bank account. Your first step should be to file all your returns of the past few years if you haven’t done so already. Otherwise steep […]

  • GREAT VIDEO: Rowing team hit by flying fish in Missouri lake

    St. Louis County, MO (CNN) – Talk about a fishy situation!  A student rowing team came under attack while out on the water.   Flying fish hit them while they were on a lake in Missouri. CNN iReporter Benjamin Rosenbaum was observing his Washington University rowing team practice when Asian carp shot out the water.  He says no students were hurt, but the racing shell did smell a little fishy. In case you’re wondering what it’s like to get hit […]

  • PHOTO: Senator Marco Rubio of Florida speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
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March 14, 2013

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells donors he is running, expected to publicly announce bid for White House later tonight

    MIAMI (CNN) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he is running for president and is “uniquely qualified” to talk about the future, a Rubio adviser tells CNN. The adviser said Rubio did a call with donors Monday morning where he said he was running. Rubio is scheduled to publicly announce his bid later tonight to offer a pitch supporters say only he is qualified to give: a promise to restore the American Dream, from a son of Cuban exiles who’s […]

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    Man killed at Disney race car attraction

    (CNN) -- What was supposed to be a fantasy sports car ride at Walt Disney World Speedway turned deadly when a Lamborghini crashed into a guardrail. The crash took place Sunday at the Exotic Driving Experience, which bills itself as a chance to drive your dream car on a racetrack.

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