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El Faro: Who are the missing crew members?

One crew member wrote her mother an email saying the crew was heading directly into Hurricane Joaquin. "Winds are super bad," she said. "Love to everyone."

Another is about to become a new father and was supposed to return home soon to learn the…


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Coast Guard calling off El Faro search

The U.S. Coast Guard plans to call off its search for the missing mariners of the El Faro later Wednesday, according to two family members who had relatives aboard the container ship that went missing.


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S.C.: Rains past, but uncertainty remains

The skies have cleared but uncertainty still envelops the lives of some South Carolina residents who have been left on a knife's edge, wondering whether their homes will be washed away in the aftermath a historic deluge.


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UAW strike at Fiat Chrysler would affect 40,000 workers

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, the union told the automaker Tuesday.


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Charity wants international inquiry

Doctors Without Borders, calling the U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, an "attack on the Geneva Conventions," is asking for an independent investigation by a never-before-used international commission.

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Political Prediction Market: Marco Rubio leads

A new GOP candidate is leading the Republican pack this week's CNN Political Prediction Market -- Marco Rubio.

For the first time, the Florida senator's odds are higher than former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's and businessman Donald Trump's. Rubio stands…


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Scientist: We've grown a human 'mini brain'

A Harvard medical pioneer calls it "astounding" --- an "incredible achievement" and a "quantum leap forward" in the battle against cancer, autism, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.


SABMiller rejects AB InBev's takeover bid, but 'Bud-Miller' is not over yet

It's not clear whether the latest beer merger effort has gone flat or may still have some fizz.

The world's biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev is pursuing its chief rival SABMiller, in an attempt to create a super brewery.

SABMiller is playing hard…


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New York inmates defeat Harvard debate team

In a debate between Harvard College students and those from any other college, some might guess that the students would win. And if the other side was a group of inmates at a maximum-security prison? Maybe even more so.


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Police: Junk food junkie calls 911 because he was 'too high'

Police say a marijuana user in Ohio with a stash of tortilla chips and chocolate-chip cookies called them to report himself for being "too high on weed."


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It's time to get your flu shot

Now is the time to get your flu shot -- and this vaccine is expected to be more effective than last season's.


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Memorials for El Faro crew continue

Days after a cargo ship sank in the Atlantic, family members ask why the El Faro set sail with a tropical storm in its path.


Researchers close in on malaria cure

Researchers at Portland State University may be on the verge of a breakthrough cure for malaria: a single pill for a disease that kills more than half a million people each year.


Fort Campbell soldier killed in live fire exercise

A soldier was shot and killed during a live fire exercise Tuesday at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, the U.S. Army says. They believe the incident to be accidental.

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