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Why we need #SelmaforStudents

Why we need #SelmaforStudents

 (CNN) -- It started right on New Year's Eve with one prominent businessman posing a simple question to a few of his close friends and fellow business leaders: "How can we make sure that young people will see this movie?"
Is the U.S. at risk of a Paris-like attack?

Is the U.S. at risk of a Paris-like attack?

 (CNN) -- The difference between the scale of the European terrorist threat and the threat in the United States was underlined by Wednesday's arrest of Christopher Lee Cornell, a 20-year-old Ohio resident, who had been monitored by an
Obama-Menendez dispute shows Dem Iran rift

Obama-Menendez dispute shows Dem Iran rift

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A heated exchanged between President Barack Obama and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) broke out Thursday over whether the U.S.
Coy about his own future, Rick Perry criticizes Obama

Coy about his own future, Rick Perry criticizes Obama

 CORONADO, California (CNN) -- Rick Perry used his final public address as Texas governor on Friday to sharply criticize President Barack Obama's stewardship of the country and called on fellow Republicans to articulate a plan to voter
Romney giving 'serious consideration to the future'

Romney giving 'serious consideration to the future'

 SAN DIEGO, California (CNN) -- Former Massachusetts Gov.
Friend breaks news to cancer survivor: You're going to Disneyland!

Friend breaks news to cancer survivor: You're going to Disneyland!

Juniper and Violet are best friends who are both battling the same rare form of cancer. They also shared a dream to visit "the happiest place on Earth" -- Disneyland.
Please come home, beg mothers of 'brazen' teen couple

Please come home, beg mothers of 'brazen' teen couple

As police across the South search for a teenage couple on the run, the mothers of Dalton Hayes and Cheyenne Phillips are begging their children to come home.
Woman sees images of black males as sniper targets; one is her brother

Woman sees images of black males as sniper targets; one is her brother

You go for some target practice, look down the firing range and see at the other end that one of the targets is -- your brother, an old photo of him.
Cosby denies assaulting woman at Playboy Mansion in 2008

Cosby denies assaulting woman at Playboy Mansion in 2008

 (CNN) -- Bill Cosby's lawyer has denied the latest sexual assault allegation against the comedian.
Duke reverses decision to allow Muslim call to prayer

Duke reverses decision to allow Muslim call to prayer

 (CNN) -- Duke University officials on Friday cited security concerns as part of the reason for the school's reversal of its decision to allow a Muslim call to prayer to sound from a campus chapel bell tower.
A win for Paterno? Proposed NCAA deal could restore Penn State victories

A win for Paterno? Proposed NCAA deal could restore Penn State victories

 (CNN) -- Joe Paterno could soon regain his title as the winningest coach in major college football history.
Local cigar shop owner reacts to travel changes to Cuba

Local cigar shop owner reacts to travel changes to Cuba

The ice has thawed between the United States and Cuba and new rules have been unveiled regarding travel and and what Americans can bring back.
An aspirin a day may not be necessary for everyone's heart health

An aspirin a day may not be necessary for everyone's heart health

If you're popping aspirin on a daily basis to lower your chances of having a heart attack or stroke, it might turn out that an aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away. In fact, it could make things worse for your health.
Police: Two dead, one injured in Florida mall shooting

Police: Two dead, one injured in Florida mall shooting

A second person has died after a shooting Saturday in the food court of a central Florida mall, Melbourne police said.
Security boosted as Europe scrambles to handle growing threats

Security boosted as Europe scrambles to handle growing threats

Soldiers stood guard outside the Jewish Museum in central Brussels on Saturday, as Belgium joined France in deploying its military alongside police to counter the threat of potential terror attacks.