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Messy mix on the menu for Thanksgiving travelers

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Don't be thankful for this morning's sunny, crisp fall weather just yet. A wintry storm is hours away from snarling travel across the East Coast on Wednesday, causing delays of up to six hours on the busiest travel days of the year.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: More than 730 U.S. flights canceled today, 4,300 delayed, FlightAware.com reports. cnn.it/1uXHtFj

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: More than 730 U.S. flights canceled today, 4,300 delayed, FlightAware.com reports. cnn.it/1uXHtFj

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: More than 730 U.S. flights canceled today, 4,300 delayed, FlightAware.com reports. cnn.it/1uXHtFj

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: More than 730 U.S. flights canceled today, 4,300 delayed, FlightAware.com reports. cnn.it/1uXHtFj

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Justice Ginsburg has stent placed in heart

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, underwent a heart procedure Wednesday morning to have a stent placed in her right coronary artery. A blockage was discovered after Ginsburg "experienced discomfort during routine exercise" Tuesday night and was taken to the hospital, according to a release from the Supreme Court.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: More: Justice Ginsburg resting comfortably after heart procedure, Supreme Court says. cnn.it/1vjdrKK pic.twitter.com/kywIFIfEEQ

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes heart procedure after discomfort during exercise, Supreme Court says. cnn.it/1vjdrKK

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes heart procedure after discomfort during exercise, Supreme Court says. cnn.it/1vjdrKK

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: More: Justice Ginsburg resting comfortably after heart procedure, Supreme Court says. cnn.it/1vjdrKK pic.twitter.com/kywIFIfEEQ

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Creed's Scott Stapp reveals he's 'penniless'

cnn.com — Scott Stapp, the lead singer of the band Creed, revealed in a nearly 16-minute Facebook video post that after sleeping in his truck for two weeks he was living in a Holiday Inn and "penniless." While Stapp continues to sort this out, click through the gallery for more celebs who have dealt with homelessness in the past.
Nov 26, 2014

.@ryaber has already reached out and offered to help his favorite singer who is now in need: cnn.com/2014/11/26/sho…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @CNN: Creed frontman @ScottStapp has revealed that he's "penniless" and living in a Holiday Inn: cnn.it/1yZddcm pic.twitter.com/VtUiP6YLS2

Nov 26, 2014

RT @CNN: Creed frontman @ScottStapp has revealed that he's "penniless" and living in a Holiday Inn: cnn.it/1yZddcm pic.twitter.com/VtUiP6YLS2

The new threat: 'Racism without racists'

cnn.com — (CNN) -- In a classic study on race, psychologists staged an experiment with two photographs that produced a surprising result. They showed people a photograph of two white men fighting, one unarmed and another holding a knife. Then they showed another photograph, this one of a white man with a knife fighting an unarmed African-American man.
Nov 26, 2014

Colorblind racism: "The 'new racism' is subtle, institutionalized and seemingly nonracial." cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnni: Science has bad news for anyone who claims to not see race: They're deluding themselves cnn.it/11vYlqB pic.twitter.com/3JMdr2aGeJ

Nov 26, 2014

RT @CNN: Do Americans need to change the way they talk about racism? Why conversations about race fail: cnn.it/1z01bPO pic.twitter.com/Y9T7bLD3ui

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Michael Brown's father: 'They crucified his character'

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Michael Brown's father says a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who killed his son changes his view of America. "I was upset. I didn't understand," Michael Brown Sr. said in a conversation with the Rev. Al Sharpton on MSNBC.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @OutFrontCNN: Michael Brown's mom talks about his stepdad’s #Ferguson remarks: "He just spoke out of anger." cnn.it/1y2rF6o pic.twitter.com/fJ2I5h5aDs

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Michael Brown's mom talks to CNN about his stepdad’s #Ferguson remarks: "He just spoke out of anger." cnn.it/1y2rF6o

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Michael Brown's mom talks to CNN about his stepdad’s #Ferguson remarks: "He just spoke out of anger." cnn.it/1y2rF6o

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Video of Cleveland police shooting of boy released

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Surveillance video shows a Cleveland police officer shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice no more than two seconds after the officer and a partner pulled up in a car to investigate reports that someone was brandishing a gun at a park, police said Wednesday.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Video shows boy with air gun was shot 2 seconds after Cleveland police arrived. cnn.it/1yYxdf7

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Video shows boy with air gun was shot 2 seconds after Cleveland police arrived. cnn.it/1yYxdf7

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Video shows boy with air gun was shot 2 seconds after Cleveland police arrived. cnn.it/1yYxdf7

White House struggles to find Hagel successor

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- The White House has a big problem on its hands: finding someone to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who was pushed out of the administration this week.

Ferguson poised for third night of chaos

thelead.blogs.cnn.com — (CNN) - The National Guard has been credited with keeping the violence in Ferguson in check Tuesday night. Will there be the same number of troops on the ground tonight? CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Pope weighs in on Catholic sexual abuse case in Spain

cnn.com — Madrid (CNN) -- In a case that Pope Francis says he's taken an interest in after speaking to one of the alleged victims, a Spanish judge on Wednesday filed preliminary charges of sexual abuse against three Catholic priests and a religious teacher.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Spanish judge files sexual abuse charges against three Catholic priests and a religious teacher; Pope takes interest. cnn.it/1zw8r5U

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Spanish judge files sexual abuse charges against three Catholic priests and a religious teacher; Pope takes interest. cnn.it/1zw8r5U

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Spanish judge files sexual abuse charges against three Catholic priests and a religious teacher; Pope takes interest. cnn.it/1zw8r5U

Who is 'professor' from Michael Brown autopsy?

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The last thing an attorney might expect to receive at a deposition is a brain, but that's what the man said he was handing over. A brain. In a bucket. Sliding the bucket across the table and opening the lid, the man urged the lawyer, Michael Hodges, to take it.
Nov 26, 2014

He assisted in autopsy of #MichaelBrown. Now some questioning his practices & say he's jeopardized other cases. cnn.com/2014/11/26/hea…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @elizcohencnn: He assisted in autopsy of #MichaelBrown. Now some questioning his practices & say he's jeopardized other cases. http://t…

Nov 26, 2014

He assisted in autopsy of #MichaelBrown. Now some questioning his practices & say he's jeopardized other cases. cnn.com/2014/11/26/hea…

Ferguson protests around U.S. clog streets

cnn.com — Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely. (CNN) -- The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country. But the national furor isn't just about one grand jury's decision on one shooting case.
Nov 26, 2014

Protesters flood streets across U.S. as Ferguson dismay spreads coast to coast cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/…

Nov 26, 2014

Protesters flood streets across 170 U.S. cities after Ferguson unrest: cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @CNN: Protesters are flooding streets across the U.S. as #Ferguson dismay spreads coast to coast: cnn.it/1y0E9LR pic.twitter.com/4cTBJnKtYV

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More than 100 protests over Ferguson decision planned

cnn.com — Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely. (CNN) -- A day after protests over Michael Brown's death rocked Ferguson, Missouri, people across the country made plans to voice their anger again Tuesday over a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who shot and killed the African-American teenager.
Nov 26, 2014

"demonstrations blocked bridges, tunnels & major highways...protests across the country Tuesday...largely peaceful." cnn.com/2014/11/25/us/…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @cnni: Demonstrators in more than 170 U.S. cities stop traffic as they protest #FergusonDecision: cnn.it/1Cbe6UP pic.twitter.com/BYaHxDEVJU

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Does anti-rape video blame victims?

edition.cnn.com — Critics say a Hungarian anti-rape video created by police places blame on the victims.

Library discovers rare Shakespeare text

edition.cnn.com — A library in France found a rare copy of Shakespeare's First Folio. Scholar Kate Maltby explains it's significance.

Obama 'puzzled' at annual turkey pardon

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey with a smile on Wednesday, but he admitted before saving the bird from it's likely demise that he found the decades-old tradition somewhat "puzzling."
Nov 26, 2014

It's not just you—President Obama doesn't get what the deal is with the turkey pardon either: cnn.it/1xHsXOR ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ tho

Nov 26, 2014

Obama pardons turkey in annual ritual; remains 'puzzled' by tradition cnn.it/1212H9p via @ajjaffe

Whistle-blower who took on FIFA power brokers

edition.cnn.com — One of the questions I've been asked the most in the 10 days since judge Hans-Joachim Eckert's summary was published of Michael Garcia's report into the conduct of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids, is the extent to which I'm upset with the comments about me as the 'Australian whistleblower.'

Open Story: Your view of the Ferguson protests

ireport.cnn.com — (CNN) -- Ferguson, Missouri - a suburb of St. Louis - was thrust into the national spotlight after the August 9 shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown by police. On November 24, a grand jury announced it will not indict Officer Darren Wilson.

Ferguson businesses destroyed after fires and looting

thelead.blogs.cnn.com — (CNN) - Ferguson store owners were promised they would be protected, assured their businesses would be safe. "Together, we are all focused on making sure the necessary resources are at hand to protect lives, protect property, and protect free speech," Gov. Jay Nixon said ahead of the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday.

Pot pies that get you baked, not burned

cnn.com — Denver (CNN) -- Dowding (v.): A disturbing, drug-induced experience brought on by the overconsumption of marijuana edibles. Usage: "Aww man, I ate all those cookies and now I'm dowding, hard." OK, so "dowding" may not be a real word -- yet -- but its namesake, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, knows a thing or two about a bad trip.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @EmmaVAngerer: Frates gets the BEST stories MT @frates: as you make your way to Thanksgiving dinner, contemplate weed pumpkin pie cnn.com/2014/11/25/pol…

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