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  1. Deadly balcony failure blamed on dry rotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | CNN

    An apartment balcony collapsed during a birthday party attended by Irish students in the California city of Berkeley early Tuesday, June 16, killing six of the 13 people who fell from the fourth-floor structure, officials said. Five of the victims were Irish students working in the U.S. on short-term visas, and one had dual U.S.-Irish nationality.

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  2. Balcony collapse blamed on dry rotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | CNN

    A residential balcony that collapsed and killed six students in Berkeley, California, had decayed to the point of severe dry rot, according to a new report. A memorandum from inspectors at the Berkeley Building and Safety Division says that the deck's severed joist ends -- horizontal, parallel beams that support a ceiling or floor -- looked "extensively rotted" where the structure had ripped from the wall.

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  3. 'Cash for caulkers' was a bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | CNN

    A new study from the University of Chicago and University of California Berkeley says making a home more energy efficient costs twice what it saves in energy bills. The study looked at over 30,000 low-income Michigan homeowners who qualified for federal money to upgrade their homes.

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  4. Balcony CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | CNN

    Sadly 13 young people at a late birthday party don't seem to be a shameful event. Tuesday night, GS warriors Basket Team won the final after 40 years, many people were up late that night celebrating victory too.

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  5. Who were 6 killed in Berkeley balcony mishap?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | CNN

    An apartment balcony collapsed during a birthday party attended by Irish students in the California city of Berkeley early Tuesday, June 16, killing six of the 13 people who fell from the fourth-floor structure, officials said. Pictured above is Olivia Burke, one of the five Irish victims.

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  6. Irish ambassador takes 'deep offence' to New York Times storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | CNN

    Ireland's ambassador to the United States sharply criticized the New York Times on Wednesday for a story about six Irish students who died after a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, earlier this week. Ambassador Anne Anderson wrote the open letter to the Times to highlight what she described as "insensitive and inaccurate" language in an article about the deadly accident.

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  7. Students die in balcony collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | CNN

    An investigation is underway at the Liberty Gardens Apartments in Berkeley, where tragedy struck at a 21st birthday celebration early Tuesday. The five Irish students who died have been named as Olivia Burke, Eoghan Culligan, Niccolai Schuster, Lorcan Miller and Eimear Walsh, all 21. They were in the United States on short-term work visas.

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  8. 5 die in balcony collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | CNN

    The death toll in Tuesday's balcony collapse at an apartment complex in Berkeley, California, has risen to six, the Alameda County coroner's office said. Earlier, Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan said all of those killed or hurt in the collapse at the Library Gardens Apartments were Irish citizens.

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  9. Buy a woman a C-section for $40Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Fortune

    When Noah first came to see Dr. Daniel Nam five years ago, he was an unemployed EMT with a busted-up smile and a broken tooth in his hand. He says he was too embarrassed to apply for jobs or even smile.

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  10. Buy a woman a C-section for $40Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Fortune

    When Noah first came to see Dr. Daniel Nam five years ago, he was an unemployed EMT with a busted-up smile and a broken tooth in his hand. He says he was too embarrassed to apply for jobs or even smile.

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  11. Buy a woman a C-section for $40Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | CNN

    When Noah first came to see Dr. Daniel Nam five years ago, he was an unemployed EMT with a busted-up smile and a broken tooth in his hand. He says he was too embarrassed to apply for jobs or even smile.

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  12. A commencement speech that energized a nationRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | CNN

    Author and HBO host Bill Maher is scheduled to be the commencement speaker at University of California, Berkeley in December 2014. A petition on Change.org urges the school to cancel Maher's speech, calling Maher "a blatant bigot and racist."

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  13. Controversial commencement speakersRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | CNN

    Students at the University of California, Berkeley, are asking administrators to rescind Bill Maher's invitation as their 2014 fall commencement speaker. He's not the first commencement speaker this year to spark controversy.

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  14. U.S. couple stuck in Mexico due to surrogacy snafuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | CNN

    Grayson Amireh was born to American parents in Mexico with the help of a surrogate. Mexican officials say changes to the law mean they can't take the baby back to California.

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  15. Beware the annual Cinco de Mayo #FAILRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | CNN

    But what are we -- the Americans -- celebrating exactly ? Is it just big-mustachio'd, sombrero-wearing, tequila-chugging, racist Mexican-American stereotypes? This year's "in-bad-taste" fashion show has already claimed its first victim: Nylon, a millennium-centric fashion company which last month unveiled a line of stereotypical clothing. The very hip Latino millennials at Remezcla.com, were not impressed.

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  16. Why planes used to fly half fullRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | CNN

    This isn't a hypothetical scenario, or the start of a joke. In 1970, only 49% of the seats were occupied on a typical flight, according to Michael Sivak, a professor at the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.

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  17. An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | CNN

    In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot peeing on an Apple logo. It's not clear how long the image has been there.

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  18. An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Fortune

    In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot peeing on an Apple logo. It's not clear how long the image has been there.

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  19. Study: China cybercensors using 'Great Cannon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | CNN

    Attacks by the "Great Cannon" are in the open and could draw international ire, the authors of the study say China's cybercensors have long used a "Great Firewall" to block its citizens from reading critical articles from Western news websites or consuming other content it disapproves of. But it's no longer enough for them, says a study published Friday .

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  20. Study: China cybercensors attack with "Great Cannon"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | CNN

    Attacks by the "Great Cannon" are in the open and could draw international ire, the authors of the study say China's cybercensors have long used a "Great Firewall" to block its citizens from reading critical articles from Western news websites or consuming other content it disapproves of. But it's no longer enough for them, says a study published Friday .

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