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Most Americans say things are going well

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- For the first time since 2007, a majority of Americans think things are going well in the nation, a new CNN/ORC International poll found. It's a slim majority - just 52 percent of Americans said things are going well, while 48 percent said things are going badly - but it's the most positive appraisal of the state of the nation that the poll has found since January of 2007.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @RamCNN: CNN Poll: for first time since 2007, a majority of Americans say things are going well cnn.it/1z1SfcU

Nov 28, 2014

CNN Poll: for first time since 2007, a majority of Americans say things are going well cnn.it/1z1SfcU

Nov 28, 2014

RT @NewsBreaker: CNN poll: For the first time since 2007, most Americans say things are going well. cnn.it/1z1SfcU - @cnnbrk

Nov 28, 2014

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Nov 28, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: CNN poll: For the first time since 2007, most Americans say things are going well. cnn.it/1z1SfcU

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Austin police shoot suspect after reports of gunfire

cnn.com — (CNN) -- A shooter targeted multiple downtown buildings in the Texas capital early Friday, including the police headquarters, authorities said. A suspect was shot, the Austin Police Department said on its Twitter account. The suspect's condition was unknown. No officers have been injured, authorities said. They incident is ongoing.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @BreakingNews: Shooter targeted multiple buildings in Austin this morning, including police HQ, police say - @CNN cnn.it/1FAkzVy

Nov 28, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Suspect in this morning's gunfire in downtown Austin, Texas, is dead, police say. cnn.it/1vUtHoY

Nov 28, 2014

RT @cnnbrk: Suspect in this morning's gunfire in downtown Austin, Texas, is dead, police say. cnn.it/1vUtHoY

Nov 28, 2014

RT @newsjunkieswmo: Shooter targeted multiple buildings in Austin this morning, including police HQ, police say - @CNN ift.tt/1xZ3Xqi

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Hong Kong protester Joshua Wong: Police assaulted me

cnn.com — Hong Kong (CNN) -- Joshua Wong, the most prominent of Hong Kong's student protest leaders, alleged he was assaulted by police who used excessive force -- including repeatedly grabbing his genitals -- during his arrest at pro-democracy demonstrations.
Nov 28, 2014

#HongKong protest leader Joshua Wong alleges police assault during arrest edition.cnn.com/2014/11/28/wor… says he was kicked/punched&genitals grabbed

Nov 28, 2014

RT @cnni: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong alleges police used excessive force, grabbed his genitals cnn.it/1rwLaCk pic.twitter.com/oXaIh2krut

Crime novelist P.D. James dies at 94

cnn.com — (CNN) -- British crime novelist P.D. James, whose lengthy writing career was noted in part for her murder mysteries involving fictional London detective Adam Dalgliesh, died Thursday at her home in Oxford, England, her publisher Faber and Faber said. Phyllis Dorothy James, who became Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991, was 94.
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Twitter pays tribute to Phil Hughes: #PutOutYourBats

edition.cnn.com — Twitter users are using the hashtag #PutOutYourBats to pay tribute to cricketer Phil Hughes, who died at age 25 after being hit by a ball during a match.

Padres de Ayotzinapa ven plan de seguridad de Pe�a como "un discurso m�s"

mexico.cnn.com — ACAPULCO, Guerrero (CNNMéxico) - Los padres de los 43 normalistas de Ayotzinapa desacreditaron las medidas en materia de seguridad anunciadas este jueves por el presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, a dos meses de la desaparición de los estudiantes en el municipio de Iguala, Guerrero.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @CNNMex: Los padres de Ayotzinapa ven el plan de seguridad de Peña Nieto como "un discurso más" cnn.mx/n002BX8

La nueva amenaza en EE.UU.: el 'racismo sin racistas'

cnnespanol.cnn.com — Por John Blake, CNN (CNN) - En un estudio clásico sobre la raza, los psicólogos hicieron un experimento con dos fotógrafos y obtuvieron un resultado asombroso. Les mostraron a las personas una foto de dos hombres blancos que peleaban: uno estaba desarmado y el otro llevaba un cuchillo.

Darren Wilson in talks to leave his job

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Officer Darren Wilson is in talks to leave the Ferguson Police Department and may give up being an officer altogether, after a grand jury decided not to indict him in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Wilson's lawyer, Neil Bruntrager, confirmed late Wednesday what CNN originally reported last week, citing people close to the talks.
Nov 27, 2014

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Nov 27, 2014

Darren Wilson's attorney admit he's negotiating his resignation despite the #ferguson mayors repeated denials us.cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/…

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How to run for president from the Senate

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- They would seem to have a big advantages going into the 2016 presidential race -- prominent jobs in Washington, access to major donors and the ability to influence the major national issues of the day. But being a member of the Senate hardly paves a clear path to the White House.

GOP hopes new class of black Republicans signals trend

cnn.com — Washington (CNN) -- Election Night 2014 was more than a landslide win for congressional Republicans -- it was a historic moment for black Republicans in particular. Come January, newly elected representatives Mia Love of Utah and Will Hurd from Texas along with Sen.
Nov 28, 2014

Speaking of race matters, the new Congress will have more Black Repubs than any since Reconstruction. Trend or no? is.gd/kZkJZQ

Can this 'troll slayer' keep hateful words offline?

cnn.com — Former Google, Youtube, Aol executive, Karen Cahn, has launched a "troll-proof" social network for women, called VProud. A quarter of young women have been sexually harassed online, according to the Pew Research Center. In August, actress Jennifer Lawrence was targeted by hackers who released naked photos of her on the internet.

What lies ahead for drones?

cnn.com — Cnn's Kristie Lu Stout talks to Michael Perry from drone maker DJI about what's next and gets a look at their new model.
Nov 27, 2014

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Nov 27, 2014

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Pele: Fears over Brazil legend's health downplayed

edition.cnn.com — November 27, 2014 -- Updated 1732 GMT (0132 HKT) Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) -- Concerns over Brazilian soccer legend Pele's health have been downplayed by the 74-year-old's representatives after his condition was feared to have worsened.

Journalists honored for courageous work

cnn.com — It's been a deadly year for journalists. Christiane Amanpour spoke with 2 of the most courageous, honored for their work.

Mikaela Shiffrin: 13-year-old who made ski champion cry

edition.cnn.com — (CNN) -- They have barely met, lead lives a world apart and did not speak for two years. But Emma Lundell has made Mikaela Shiffrin cry, and Shiffrin has given Lundell hope. Lundell is a 13-year-old Swedish girl. Shiffrin is an Olympic champion ski racer, one of the finest the United States has ever produced.

'Planet of the Apes' comes alive with motion capture

cnn.com — The Art of Movement is a monthly show that highlights the most significant innovations in science and technology that are helping shape our modern world. (CNN) -- He's the face of motion-capture performance.

Wonder horse California Chrome seeks 'Hollywood' ending to historic year

edition.cnn.com — (CNN) -- California Chrome's 2014 has been something of a roller-coaster ride but the year could still end on a high in the colt's final race of the American thoroughbred horse racing season at Del Mar.

N Korea source: Leader's aunt died after husband killed

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suffered a fatal stroke while she was on the phone with him, arguing about her husband's execution, according to a defector from the secretive nation. Kim Kyung Hee was the sister of Kim Jong Il, the North Korean leader who died three years ago and left his son in power.

UMass Amherst cuts ties with Bill Cosby

cnn.com — (CNN) -- The University of Massachusetts Amherst and Bill Cosby have split ways amid allegations of sexual assault and rape. At least 15 women have spoken out to various media outlets accusing the comedian of sexual misconduct. "Bill Cosby has agreed to resign as an honorary co-chair of UMass Amherst's capital campaign.