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    Thursday's forecast: Freeze watches in the Plains

    Thursday's forecast: Freeze watches in the PlainsThe national weather forecast for October 30th calls for showers along the Southeast coast, a little storm brings showers to Mississippi Valley and leaves freezing temperatures in the Plains.
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    Couple married 50 years have never seen each other

    Couple married 50 years have never seen each otherThis couple is celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary together, without ever having laid eyes on each other.
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    LeBron James will always root for the Browns

    LeBron James will always root for the BrownsLeBron James talks about welcoming his daughter into the James family and how he will always root for the Browns.
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    Trailer: 'Horns'

    Trailer: 'Horns'Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young man who starts growing horns after the mysterious death of his girlfriend in 'Horns.'
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    Obama praises Ebola health care workers

    Obama praises Ebola health care workersPresident Obama speaks to American health care workers fighting Ebola and praises them for their work while helping fight Ebola.
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    Insider's tour of the Center for Civil and Human Rights

    Insider's tour of the Center for Civil and Human RightsTour the National Center for Civil and Human Rights with the man who helped bring it to life in Atlanta.
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    Atlas rocket launch successful day after explosion

    Atlas rocket launch successful day after explosionThe United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket made its fiftieth flight on Wednesday, tasked with orbiting the GPS IIF-8 satellite for the US Air Force. The successful launch comes one day after the explosion of the unmanned Antares rocket.
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    Students find a new way into the middle class

    Students find a new way into the middle classStudents are turning to training and two year programs to find a career where a job will be waiting for them when they graduate.
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    Man asked to remove NRA hat before voting

    Man asked to remove NRA hat before votingA Georgia gun instructor said he was asked to remove his NRA hat before being allowed to vote because the poll worker viewed it as a Republican political statement.
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    Take a ride along a NJ shoreline two years after Sandy

    Take a ride along a NJ shoreline two years after SandyRecovery after Superstorm Sandy is slow along the Mantoloking, New Jersey shoreline. Take a ride down route 35 to compare what the shore looks like now in contrast to what it looked like shortly after the storm devastated the area two years ago.
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    Students watch their experiments explode with rocket

    Students watch their experiments explode with rocketThe Antares rocket that exploded shortly after launching Tuesday evening was filled with student science experiments. The students who created those experiments are devastated and shocked by the loss.
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    Vet removes dog's eye without permission

    Vet removes dog's eye without permissionA Florida woman is furious after an animal hospital removed her dog's eye without permission.
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    Trailer: 'Nightcrawler'

    Trailer: 'Nightcrawler'Jake Gyllenhaal plays a driven man desperate for work in 'Nightcrawler.' He finds himself working in the world of L.A. crime journalism, where the line between right and wrong is often blurred.
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    Trailer: 'Before I Go to Sleep'

    Trailer: 'Before I Go to Sleep'Nicole Kidman plays a woman who wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in 'Before I Go to Sleep.' With the help of a psychiatrist, she works to unravel the mystery of her past.
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    Ferguson officials deny police chief's resignation

    Ferguson officials deny police chief's resignationThe City of Ferguson, Missouri is denying a CNN report that the police chief will resign.
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    X-rated evidence presented in Jodi Arias trial

    X-rated evidence presented in Jodi Arias trialThe prosecution in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial finished its summary of the facts of the murder Tuesday with a sputtering exchange of objections as jurors viewed and listened to X-rated evidence for a fifth day in a row.
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    These 5 incumbent governors could be in trouble

    These 5 incumbent governors could be in troubleThe race for the governor's mansion in these five states could have a big impact in 2016. USA TODAY's Susan Page explains why.
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    Amber Vinson is back in Dallas with her mom and fiance

    Amber Vinson is back in Dallas with her mom and fianceAmber Vinson is back home with her family. The Dallas nurse was released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital after being declared Ebola-free.
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    Missing Bronocs fan found safe

    Missing Bronocs fan found safePaul Kitterman went missing during a Denver Broncos game and was found safe nearly a week later in Pueblo, Colorado.
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    NASA begins analyzing rocket launch failure

    NASA begins analyzing rocket launch failureNASA investigators will comb their Wallops Island, Virginia launch site for debris following Tuesday night's Antares rocket explosion.
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    Royals manager: Making it to Game 7 is special

    Royals manager: Making it to Game 7 is specialAfter their Game 6 win over the Giants, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost explains why making it to game 7 of the World Series is special to him.
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    NASA: Rocket explosion debris hazardous

    NASA: Rocket explosion debris hazardousAn unmanned Orbital Sciences rocket exploded upon liftoff at the NASA facility in Virginia Tuesday night. Authorities say the rocket debris can be hazardous and shouldn't be collected as souvenir.
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    Wednesday's forecast: Brr! Cold front hovers over East

    Wednesday's forecast: Brr! Cold front hovers over EastThe national weather forecast for Wednesday, October 29th calls for thunderstorms in Tennessee Valley, showers along the Gulf Coast and in the Pacific Northwest.
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    Critic's Corner: 'Black-ish' takes on Halloween

    Critic's Corner: 'Black-ish' takes on HalloweenUSA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews the television lineup for Wednesday, October 29th with 'Mysteries of Laura,' 'A Poet in New York' and 'Black-ish.'
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    Obama supports health care workers in Africa

    Obama supports health care workers in AfricaPresident Obama delivers a statement on Ebola and how healthcare workers should applauded. And also Americans will have to remain vigilant at home until the epidemic is stopped at its source.
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    High school team helps teen fulfill his football dream

    High school team helps teen fulfill his football dreamFor a high school football team in South Carolina, their most memorable play had nothing to do with the score.
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    Explore the longest cave in the Midwest

    Explore the longest cave in the MidwestSpelunkers take you deep inside Coldwater Cave, a wild underground network of tunnels, domes and spectacular rock formations in northwest Iowa.
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