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Fan falls to death at Turner Field

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Fan dies from fall at Braves-Yankees game

A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.

Gregory Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia, tumbled out of the stands during the seventh inning of the game Saturday night as...

Andy Parker Alison Parker's father

Andy Parker vows to fight for gun control

The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence.

Andy Parker told CNN's Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun laws and urged that t...

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

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Christie attacks Hillary Clinton on emails

On the campaign trail Saturday, it didn't take much time for Chris Christie to attack Hillary Clinton on her private email use.

"The real story is this -- I believe in my heart -- that Hillary Clinton doesn't want us to know what she's doing. She beli...

Bernie Sanders

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Sanders says he's 'strong' on gun control

Bernie Sanders says he favors gun control measures just as strongly as his Democratic presidential rivals, touting his rural-state roots as key to his chances of enacting "real, constructive" legislation.

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday...

20 people died in blast

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Police arrest suspect in Bangkok bombing

A suspect in the bombing that killed 20 people and wounded many more at a shrine in Bangkok this month had bomb-making material in his room, Thai police said Sunday.

The man was arrested Saturday and is denying any involvement, according to police sp...

Miley Cyrus MTV VMAs

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MTV VMAs bringing out the stars

MTV is promising that Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards will be "an unforgettable night of music and moments."

If that doesn't happen, it won't be for lack of star power.

By now you probably already know that Miley Cyrus will be hosting. If you didn't kn...

Texas deputy's killer still at large

Harris County Sheriff's Office via CNN

Wife of slain Texas deputy speaks out

The wife of a Texas deputy shot to death at a gas station described her husband as a "blend of toughness and gentility" as she mourned the fallen officer.

Deputy Darren H. Goforth died Friday night when a gunman came up behind him and shot him in the...

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On this day: August 30

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

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The vacuum is invented, Ty Cobb makes his major-league debut, Bob Dylan releases "Highway 61 Revisited," and Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first black justice on the Supreme Court, all on this day.

On this day: August 29

Liberation of Paris, World War II

U.S. Army

American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

On this day: August 28

Martin Luther King, I Have A Dream speech

National Archives and Records Administration

Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

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