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On this day: April 21

John Adams becomes the first U.S. vice president, Mark Twain dies, Elvis hits No. 1 for the first time, and Geraldo Rivera opens Capone's vaults, all on this day.

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119th Boston Marathon

The 119th running of the Boston Marathon was held Monday. Click through for images from before, during and after the race.

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History's 10 worst oil disasters

On the five-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, take a look back at history's worst oil disasters.

Deadliest disasters at sea

With a spate of rickety migrant ships wrecking in the last week alone, take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

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State-by-state look at marijuana laws

In honor of April 20, the unofficial holiday for marijuana users, take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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Banned foods allowed in the U.S.

They're banned in other countries, but these 13 food ingredients are still allowed in the U.S.

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On this day: April 20

Harriet Tubman begins her work with the Underground Railroad, Fenway Park opens, the Bay of Pigs Invasion fails, and tragedy hits Columbine High School, all on this day.

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Remember the No. 1 pop hits of 1990?

It was 25 years ago that Sinéad O'Connor's "Nothing Compares 2 U" started a four-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. In honor of the April 21, 1990, anniversary, check out who else produced the top pop hits of 1990.

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians and actors we've lost in 2015.

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On this day: April 19

The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.

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On this day: April 18

Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.

April and violence in America

With Sunday marking the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, look back at the other violence that has occurred in April in America.

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Get those dictionaries out!

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Who's running and who could run 2016?

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is mulling a run for president. Check out other formally announced or potential 2016 candidates.

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Controversial police encounters

Click through to view slides and information about notable controversial police encounters in the news.

Meet the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2015

With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony set for this weekend, check out who made the cut for the class of 2015.

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Forgotten by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducting its class of 2015 on Saturday, including Green Day and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, here are some acts it has overlooked over the years.

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10 diseases medical marijuana could help treat

Studies have shown medical marijuana can help treat or alleviate ailments associated with certain diseases. Here are 10 of those diseases and a little bit about the medical studies that discovered potential benefits of the drug.

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On this day: April 17

Benjamin Franklin dies, Daffy Duck makes his debut, the Bay of Pigs invasion begins, the ill-fated Apollo 13 returns to Earth, and two Los Angeles police officers are convicted in the Rodney King beating, all on this day.

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NFL players in trouble with the law

After a lost season spent fighting child abuse charges, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is set to be officially reinstated by the NFL. Here are some other NFL players who have had trouble with the law.

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Celebrities who lost endorsement deals

From Adrian Peterson to Paula Deen, plenty of celebrities have discovered over the years just how fickle endorsement money can be.

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Time's Most Influential People

Time Magazine released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People -- listing figures as artists, titans, pioneers, leaders or icons. Here are some of the people that made Time's list.

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Craziest truck spills

From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.

Notable food recalls

Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling some 1,920 pounds of baby food after a small piece of glass was found in one of the brand's jars, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

Good food that costs less than $1

Many people want to eat healthy, but think it will be too expensive. Divinecaroline.com explains there are many nutritious items for less than $1.

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On this day: April 16

LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.

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Internment camp auction

Artifacts collected from Japanese-Americans while they were in internment camps during WWII were up for auction this weekend until a protest from the descendants of the camp survivors convinced the auction house to work with the consignee to find another way to sell the items. Here are images…

Broke on tax day? Get some cheap eats

Looking for some Tax Day relief? Cash in on these sweet deals at select restaurant and grocery chains nationwide.

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Celebrities involved in murder cases

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. See what other celebrities were involved in murder cases.

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Celebrities have tax troubles, too

If tax day makes you nervous, rest assured you've got some famous company. There are several celebrities who have faced the wrath of the tax man in a big way.

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Most overlooked tax deductions

Waiting until the last minute to file your taxes? Find out how to cut your tax bill by claiming all the breaks you deserve.

On this day: April 15

President Abraham Lincoln dies, the "unsinkable" Titanic sinks, Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier, George C. Scott rebuffs the Academy Awards, and bombs explode at the Boston Marathon, all on this day.

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Iran nuclear deal: What to know

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Tuesday they have resolved key differences on the bill regarding Iran's nuclear plan, meaning that passage of the bill through the chamber looks more certain. Click on to learn more about the deal.

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150 years since President Lincoln's assassination

President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865 by John Wilkes Booth while watching a play at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C. Here are some mementoes of the event as well as Lincoln's life.

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10 zany ballpark foods for 2015

Even if your team can't buy a hit this season, enjoy your time at the ballpark by ingesting one of these delectable snacks. Check out 10 of our favorites.

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On this day: April 14

John Wilkes Booth shoots Lincoln, the Titanic hits an iceberg, "The Grapes of Wrath" is published, two actresses tie at the Oscars, and the space shuttle completes its first mission, all on this day.

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2015 Masters Final Round

The final round of the 2015 Masters Tournament was held April 12 in Augusta, Georgia.

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10 superfoods for spring

Spring is in the air! Find out which foods to eat so you can feel your best.

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On this day: April 13

Sidney Poitier makes Oscar history, The Beatles win their first Grammys, disaster strikes Apollo 13 on the way to the moon, and Tiger Woods becomes the youngest to win the Masters, all on this day.

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On this day: April 12

The American Civil War begins, FDR dies, a Soviet cosmonaut becomes the first human to travel into space, and the first space shuttle lifts off, all on this day.

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On this day: April 11

Napoleon abdicates, Bob Dylan makes his professional debut, the Apple I is created, Idi Amin is deposed, and Halley's Comet does a cosmic drive-by of the Earth, all on this day.

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Storm, tornado damage in Illinois, Iowa

Powerful storms and tornadoes ripped through parts of Iowa and Illinois Thursday, leaving at least one person dead and several wounded. Here's a look at some of the damage.

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History quiz: Rag tops retired

What happened on this day in history?

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Birthday quiz: God save the cake

Pinkies up when you're eating today's cake!

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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

President Barack Obama will meet with Cuban President Raul Castro in Panama on Friday. Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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Health-conscious fast food options

Eating healthy doesn’t necessarily mean avoiding the drive-through window. Take a look at some of the healthier options available at different fast food restaurants, according to information from WebMD.

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On this day: April 10

The first Arbor Day is celebrated, the Titanic sets sail, "The Great Gatsby" is published, Paul McCartney quits The Beatles, and the U.S. and China engage in "ping-pong diplomacy," all on this day.

Tips for braving stormy holiday travel

A multi-day severe weather outbreak, including tornadoes will continue in parts of the South and Midwest. Follow these tips from CNN for (hopefully) calm travels.

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Walter Scott shooting: A timeline

A video shows Officer Michael Slager, who is white, shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott eight times as Scott has his back to him and is running away. It appears that Scott was unarmed.

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25 movie sequels nobody asked for

While you debate the merits of an "Independence Day" sequel, which is about to start filming for a summer 2016 release, take a look at 25 sequels nobody asked for.

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