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  1. U.S. parents of French terror victim speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CNN

    Conrad and Paola Leslie were on their way to Nice, France, when they found out that their son Nicolas had died in last week's terror attack. They hadn't heard from him since a truck plowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day and killed 84 people .

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  2. Nice victim's parents: We thought he was going to be aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CNN

    Conrad and Paola Leslie were on their way to Nice, France, when they found out that their son Nicholas had died in last week's terror attack. They hadn't heard from him since a truck plowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day and killed 84 people .

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  3. Top 1% aren't as rich as they used to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | CNN

    Though the economic recovery has been good to them, the Top 1% are still earning less than they did nearly a decade ago. The average income of this elite group was $1.36 million in 2015, according to newly updated data from Emmanuel Saez, an economics professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  4. A $499 phone for people who hate phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | CNN

    If you need a break from the constant stress of technology, you can toss your smartphone in a drawer, head to California's peaceful Mendocino coast, and admire the majestic madrone trees while picking up the occasional bits of plastic litter that wash up on the sand. Or you can pay up to $499 for a peculiar disk that acts like a parred down smartphone, available in reclaimed ocean plastic or sustainable madrone wood.

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  5. A $499 phone for people who hate phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | CNN

    If you need a break from the constant stress of technology, you can toss your smartphone in a drawer, head to California's peaceful Mendocino coast, and admire the majestic madrone trees while picking up the occasional bits of plastic litter that wash up on the sand. Or you can pay up to $499 for a peculiar disk that acts like a parred down smartphone, available in reclaimed ocean plastic or sustainable madrone wood.

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  6. Soda tax maybe coming to Philadelphia nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | CNN

    The Philadelphia City Council gave preliminary approval to a soda tax on Wednesday, paving the way for one of the nation's first taxes specifically targeting sugary beverages. The council agreed on a 1.5 cent tax per ounce, meeting Mayor Jim Henney halfway on his push for a 3 cent tax.

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  7. UCLA, Under Armour sign record $280 million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Fortune

    UCLA has been outfitted by Adidas for years. Its current contract began in July 2011 and expires in June 2017.

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  8. american dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | CNN

    After years of unsuccessfully looking for steady work in Boston, Sharada Jambulapati's father set his sights on the Deep South. this family of Indian immigrants, the Mayberry-like town seemed to offer chance at a new start.

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  9. My American Dream: Fighting for immigrant rights in the Deep SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | CNN

    After years of unsuccessfully looking for steady work in Boston, Sharada Jambulapati's father set his sights on the Deep South. this family of Indian immigrants, the Mayberry-like town seemed to offer chance at a new start.

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  10. Sandberg amplifies social importance of griefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | CNN

    Meghan O'Rourke is an essayist and poet who has taught at Princeton, The New School, and New York University. She is the author of " The Long Goodbye ," a memoir and cultural study of grief and mourning in the aftermath of losing her mother.

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  11. Sheryl Sandberg amplifies social importance of griefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | CNN

    Meghan O'Rourke is an essayist and poet who has taught at Princeton, The New School, and New York University. She is the author of " The Long Goodbye ," a memoir and cultural study of grief and mourning in the aftermath of losing her mother.

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  12. Controversial commencement speakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | CNN

    Students at the University of California, Berkeley, pushed unsuccessfully for administrators to rescind Bill Maher's invitation as their 2014 fall commencement speaker. He's was not the first commencement speaker in recent years to spark controversy.

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  13. Under Armour signs $86 million deal with UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | CNN

    The University of California, Berkeley has signed a 10-year deal with Under Armour, worth about $86 million, that will outfit all of its varsity sports teams as well as its recreational club teams. Through the deal, Under Armour will design and provide apparel, footwear and equipment for the school's Division I sports and will also supply its 34 club programs with apparel.

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  14. Delhi's car limits won't clean up city's filthy airRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | CNN

    New Delhi is preparing to pull millions of cars off its streets for the second time this year as the local government searches for a way to improve air quality in the world's most polluted city. The driving restrictions, dubbed "odd-even," will limit drivers to using their cars on alternate days for two weeks starting Friday.

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  15. Janet Yellen just told off Ralph NaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | CNN

    Nader, a former presidential candidate and activist, criticized Yellen and the Federal Reserve in October for keeping interest rates near zero since December 2008. "Chairwoman Yellen, I think you should sit down with your Nobel Prize winning husband, economist George Akerlof, who is known to be consumer-sensitive," Nader, 81, wrote in an open letter published in the Huffington Post.

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  16. Lexington to boost minimum wage to $10.10Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | CNN

    The Lexington Urban County Council voted Thursday to boost the city's minimum wage from the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour over the next three years. The county will see a preliminary increase to $8.20 per hour on July 1, 2016.

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  17. Berkeley nixes $19 minimum wage in favor of $15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | CNN

    After months of anticipation, the City Council of Berkeley, Calif., decided not to take the plunge on a proposed $19 minimum wage when it met Tuesday evening. Had the council given the go-ahead, the $19 minimum would have been the highest in the United States by far.

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  18. Berkeley council may vote on $19 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | CNN

    On the same day of the largest nationwide strike calling for a $15 federal minimum wage, the City Council of Berkeley, California, will debate and possibly vote on a proposed city minimum wage of $19 an hour. Berkeley's minimum wage just reset to $11 an hour, up from $10 previously.

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  19. Fight for $15 stages biggest strike everRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | CNN

    Fast food employees and other minimum wage workers in hundreds of cities went on strike Tuesday morning in what organizers said would be the biggest strike yet for a $15 wage. Fast food chains McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and KFC were among the companies targeted for strikes, while home care and child care workers were also striking.

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  20. How to make science safer for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | CNN

    It's a lesson most female astronomers learn at some point in their careers when they face unwanted sexual behavior from professors, advisers or anyone who holds their future in their hands. Katey Alatalo heard it as a graduate student at University of California, Berkeley, where colleagues warned of certain professors and senior scientists you did not want to be alone with "behind closed doors."

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