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Jennifer Lawrence, 2014 Oscars

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5 Things about the celeb nude photo scandal

A hacker's invasion of dozens of celebrity iCloud accounts, leading to the embarrassing leaking of nude photos, has lessons for us all. Here are five things you should know about what happened.

Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle

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How North Korea may be using U.S. detainees

The setup was bizarre.

North Korean officials whisked a CNN team away in a van, purportedly to go meet with a high-ranking government official.

Hours later, they arrived in the capital and were presented with three Americans held captive in the reclu...

driver's hand on car steering wheel

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DMV says no makeup for license; boy sues

The mother of a 16-year-old filed a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday claiming her son was sexually discriminated against when he was forced to remove his facial makeup for a driver's license photo.

Teen correctional facility escape

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7 teens who escaped Tenn. center still free

Authorities near Nashville were still searching Tuesday for teenagers who escaped a detention center the night before.

Thirty-two teens escaped from the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center late Monday, Tennessee Department of Children's Services s...

President Barack Obama Afghanistan troop withdrawal

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Obama OKs more troops to Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized additional troops be deployed to Iraq to protect American diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad.

The 350 troops are being sent at the request of the U.S. Department of State to beef up securit...

Kent Brantly, wife

REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Ebola victim: 'Felt like I was about to die'

Dr. Kent Brantly had stared death in the face many times, doing all he could against frightful odds to save Ebola victims in West Africa.

Until death stared back.

Barack Obama

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ISIS puts pressure on Obama to act

If nothing else, the latest ISIS act of barbarism brought a quick political consensus, and added pressure on President Barack Obama: Caution in the face of repugnant horror just won't do.

Girl with uzi kills instructor

Family of girl who shot instructor devastated

The family of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot and killed an Arizona instructor with an Uzi is "devastated" and asking for privacy, according to a statement from a family lawyer.

"Words cannot express the family's sadness about the accidental s...

Bob McDonnell

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Jury gets case of former Virginia governor

It had all the elements of a soap opera. A broken marriage. Alleged influence peddling. Courtroom drama.

Steven Sotloff in Egypt

ISIS video purports to show beheading of 2nd US journalist

The ISIS terror group has published a video titled "A second message to America" that purportedly shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

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