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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Southern California.

Paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department were called to her home around 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 p.m. ET) Tuesday on the report of a medical emergency, spokesman Robert Hin...

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Obama allows arms to Egypt after freeze

With instability rising in the Middle East, President Barack Obama told Egypt's leader Tuesday that he was ending a freeze on weapons shipments to the longtime U.S. ally, a moratorium on material support that began after a bloody military-backed coup...

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100 Corinthian College students refuse to pay loans

Dawn Thompson racked up $155,000 in student loans for a Corinthian College degree that proved worthless. Now she refuses to pay it off.

It's a risky move, but she's not alone. More than 100 of the now-defunct for-profit school's students are taking th...

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Will Instagram shut down this 17-year-old's app?

It's a 17-year-old kid against a $35 billion company.

Los Angeles high school student Caleb Benn has developed an app called Uploader for Instagram, which is exactly what it sounds like. It allows users to upload photos to Instagram directly from thei...

Asa Hutchinson

CNN

Walmart to Arkansas gov.: Veto religious freedom law

Walmart's CEO is standing up against a religious freedom law that just landed on the governor's desk in Arkansas, home to the company's headquarters.

It's similar to the law Indiana adopted last week, which sparked outrage from those who say it opens...

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From General Motors

New Cadillac with nifty security feature unveiled

Cadillac's new CT6 full-sized flagship sedan, unveiled Tuesday night before the New York International Auto Show, has a new security feature that takes photos of everything around the car whenever the alarm system is set off.

The technology relies on ...

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Germanwings co-pilot reported depression

Years before he was at the controls of a Germanwings plane that plunged into the French Alps, Andreas Lubitz told the airline he worked for that he'd had a bout with depression.

Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 who authorities accuse of...

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Talks extended on Iran nuclear deal

Talks to reach a deal on a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program will be extended an extra day, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

"‎We've made enough progress in the last days to merit staying until Wednesday. There are several difficult issues sti...

Reported executions 2014

CNN/Amnesty International

Executions down, death sentences on the rise

Governments around the world are using the threat of terrorism -- real or perceived -- to advance executions, Amnesty International alleges in its annual report on the death penalty.

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, November 2014

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Chaffetz subpoenas two Secret Service agents

The chairman of the House panel investigating Secret Service lapses has issued subpoenas to two agents who were on the scene for an early-March incident in which agents allegedly drove through an active bomb threat investigation.

Google Pac-Man

From Google

Pac-Man on Google Maps? Bring it on, fools!

Blinky and Pinky on the Champs Elysees? Inky and Clyde running down Broadway? Power pellets on the Embarcadero?

Orca baby boom

From Center for Whale Research

4th baby orca born this season

Spring is in the air and underwater -- especially off the coast of British Columbia.

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On this day: April 1

Jessica Lynch, rescue mission Iraq War 2003

USCENTCOM photo

The ruins of Pompeii are discovered, Apple Computer starts up, Marvin Gaye is shot and killed by his father, and U.S. Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch is rescued from Iraq, all on this day.

Indiana backlash: What you need to know

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Gov. Mike Pence unleashed a firestorm on Indiana last week when he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. As the controversy mushrooms, here's what happened and where things are likely headed.

On this day: March 31

Eiffel Tower, 1889, Library of Congress

Library of Congress

The Eiffel Tower is completed, Knute Rockne dies in a plane crash, "Oklahoma!" debuts on Broadway, and Brandon Lee and Selena both die tragically, all on this day.

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