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Same-sex marriage wedding Las Vegas

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Florida same-sex marriages possible Jan. 6

Florida appears set to recognize same-sex marriages on January 6, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to further delay a lower court's finding that the state's ban on the unions is unconstitutional.

The high court Friday night, without exp...

Hundreds of people rallied at shopping mall

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Members of Black Lives Matter converge on Minneapolis-area megamall

A choir of protests echoed through the country's quintessential megamall, when a few hundred demonstrators from Black Lives Matter raised their voices at the Mall of America.

Pataki blames mayor for shootings of 2 NYPD officers

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Finger pointing starts after NYPD officers' killings

Not too long after a man ambushed and killed two police officers sitting in a patrol car in New York City , the finger-pointing started.

Ismaaiyl Brinsley walked up to officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Saturday in Brooklyn, and shot both in th...

A key Taliban commander was among the dead

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Pakistani security forces say several Taliban killed

Pakistani security forces said they killed several Taliban insurgents in and around Peshawar on Saturday, four days after Taliban gunmen massacred scores of children the northwestern city.

At least five militants, including a key commander, were kille...

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Obama condemns killing of 2 NYPD officers

President Obama issued a statement Saturday "unconditionally" condemning the fatal shooting of two New York City police officers. "Two brave men won't be going home to their loved ones tonight ...," he said.

Child carrying flowers 8 kids slain Australia

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Australian mom suspected in deaths of 8 kids

As Australia grapples with another shocking tragedy -- the deaths of eight children in one home -- the mother of seven of them might be able to explain what happened.

Police have charged the 37-year-old woman in Friday's deaths in a suburb of Cairns....

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2 NYPD officers 'assassinated'; shooter dead

Officer Rafael Ramos sat in the driver's seat. Officer Wenjian Liu was at his side. The two New York City cops weren't at their usual precinct -- normally, the pair was assigned to downtown Brooklyn.

Ray Rice, Janay Rice

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Video: Janay Rice nuzzled Ray Rice after assault

A newly released video shows the now-wife of NFL player Ray Rice lovingly nuzzling him shortly after he knocked her out cold at a casino in New Jersey.

The video obtained by ABC News shows the couple in handcuffs immediately after the February elevat...

NYC police brutality protests Dec 12

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NYPD makes 3 arrests in protest assaults

Three more anti-police protesters being sought for allegedly assaulting a pair of New York officers on the Brooklyn Bridge have been arrested, police said Saturday.

The assaults occurred one week ago when tens of thousands of demonstrators took to th...

Movie tickets, popcorn

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Republicans to theaters: Don't be 'bullied,' show Sony's 'The Interview'

The Republican National Committee has a message for theater owners: Put "The Interview" back on your screens.

In a letter obtained first by CNN, RNC chairman Reince Priebus encouraged the CEOs of 10 major theater chains to show the controversial comed...

Guantanamo Bay Gitmo

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U.S. transfers 4 more Guantanamo detainees

The U.S. government continues to shrink its ranks of Guantanamo Bay detainees, announcing Saturday that four more have been repatriated -- this time to Afghanistan.

The Defense Department identified them as Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and M...

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U.S. seeks China's help against cyberattacks

The United States has asked China for help battling North Korean hacking of American information systems, such as the Sony Pictures incident, a senior administration official told CNN on Saturday.

"We have discussed this issue with the Chinese to shar...

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On this day: December 21

Elvis Presley meets President Richard Nixon

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The Pilgrims land on Plymouth Rock, the first crossword puzzle is published, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" premieres, Gen. Patton dies, and Elvis visits Nixon at the White House, all on this day.

On this day: December 20

U.S. invasion of Panama, 1989

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The Louisiana Purchase is completed, South Carolina secedes from the U.S., Edison demonstrates his incandescent light, Elvis gets drafted, and the U.S. invades Panama, all on this day.

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