Know a hero? Nominate them!

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By: WINK Administrator

Do you know an everyday person changing the world? It's easy to nominate them as a CNN Hero.
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Prosecutor requests death sentence for Mubarak

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By: WINK Administrator

Prosecutors in the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak formally requested a penalty of death by hanging for Mubarak and several of his fellow defendants Thursday, an attorney at the court said.
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Pakistani Taliban releases 17 abducted boys

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pakistani Taliban released 17 teenage boys Thursday whom they abducted in September from the country's restive tribal belt that borders Afghanistan, according to a senior Pakistani government official.
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YouTube video of 'Casey Anthony' surfaces

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

This new video, apparently of Casey Anthony, is making its way around the internet. But there's no official confirmation yet that the woman in the video is actually her. Anthony's ..
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Iraq bombings expose deep divisions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Nature abhors a vacuum, but terrorism relishes one. And Iraq appears to be offering new space for al Qaeda and other militant groups as political rivalries and sectarian animosities deepen.
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Official: Red Cross worker kidnapped in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A British national working for the International Committee of the Red Cross was kidnapped Thursday in Pakistan's volatile southwestern province of Balochistan, a police official said.
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Romney, Santorum run at Obama, seek NH momentum

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By: Chel Bell

SALEM, N.H. (AP) - Each trying to sound every bit the nominee, Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum looked past each other to run down President Barack ..
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Euthanasia to control shelter population unpopular

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seven in 10 pet owners say they believe animal shelters should be allowed to euthanize animals only when they are too sick to be treated or too aggressive to be ..
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Donate now: Help make a difference

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Inspired by a CNN Hero and want to help?
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Utah officer dies following shootout

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 OGDEN, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a Utah police officer has died following a shootout that left five other officers and a suspect wounded. Ogden police say Jared Franco..
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UK report: 'Decisive action' to curb Somalia piracy

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By: WINK Administrator

A British report issued Thursday called for "decisive action" to contain the growing problem of piracy off the coast of Somalia.
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Indonesia boy found guilty in stolen sandals case

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By: WINK Administrator

A local court has set free a teenage boy after finding him guilty of stealing a policeman's sandals in a case that caused furor among Indonesians frustrated with perceived injustices against the poor and defenseless.
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Karzai appears to endorse U.S., Taliban talks

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By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared to endorse talks between the United States and the Taliban that could lead to the opening of a Taliban liaison office in Qatar.
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Los Angeles arson suspect charged

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By: WINK Administrator

A German man arrested in Los Angeles early Monday after a string of 52 fires -- mostly in parked cars -- was charged Wednesday with 37 counts of arson, prosecutors said.
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Nigeria union chiefs urge strike amid fuel protests

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By: WINK Administrator

Nigeria's main trade union groups called Wednesday for a general strike and mass rallies beginning next week if a controversial government decision to take away fuel subsidies is not reversed.
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Former Mexican kingpin pleads guilty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A former leader of Mexico's Tijuana drug cartel pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in San Diego on Wednesday to charges of racketeering and conspiracy to launder money, according to court documents.
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Syrian rebels eye 'huge operations'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Free Syrian Army plans to operations against \"vital interests\" of President Bashar al-Assad\'s regime, the force\'s commander said. He called called the Arab League mission a \"mockery.\"
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Lower cutoff for lead poisoning urged

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal panel is recommending lowering the threshold for lead poisoning in children.    If adopted by government officials, hundreds of thousands mo..
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Ailing Mubarak wheeled back into court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ailing former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into court Wednesday as prosecutors resumed his trial on charges he ordered protesters killed during the country's uprising last year.
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Chile navy locates solo US sailor in South Pacific

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - An 84-year American making his seventh attempt to sail alone around the tip of South America was found tired but alive by the Chilean Navy on Wednesday after..
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