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July 6th, 2012
06:47 PM ET

Tense House race turns nasty

An already tense House race in Illinois turns nasty. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

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Filed under: Illinois • Kate Bolduan
July 6th, 2012
06:35 PM ET

Duckworth: Vets should talk about service

Democratic House candidate Tammy Duckworth responds to criticism she overplays her military service on campaign trail.

RELATED STORY: Duckworth defends military talk on the campaign trail


Filed under: Democrats • Illinois • Interviews • Military • veteran • Wolf Blitzer
July 6th, 2012
06:29 PM ET

Great whites spotted near scene of 'Jaws'

CNN's Brian Todd reports on recent sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Cape Cod • shark
July 6th, 2012
06:13 PM ET

Driver blames wave for yacht tragedy

Officials are trying to determine the cause of a fatal boating accident that left 3 children dead.

RELATED STORY: Boat capsizes after fireworks show, killing 3 children


Filed under: children • New York • tragedy
July 6th, 2012
06:07 PM ET

Bush helps battle cancer in Africa

George W. Bush visits African nations to support efforts to fight cervical and breast cancer.

RELATED STORY: Bush travels to Zambia, Botswana to raise cancer awareness


Filed under: Africa • cancer • George W. Bush • Health
July 6th, 2012
12:04 PM ET

Amid storm misery, fire crew fills pool

A firefighter unit filled up a private pool rather than responding to the devastation from a horrible storm.


Filed under: DC • firefighter • Weather
July 6th, 2012
11:59 AM ET

Fireworks displays 'gone wrong'

Fireworks gone wild. Oops! Blame the computer. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: California • Jeanne Moos
July 6th, 2012
11:50 AM ET

Hero lifeguard rejects rehiring offer

John Zarrella reports a lifeguard fired for ignoring protocol to rescue a swimmer says he has been offered his job back.

RELATED STORY: Florida lifeguard says he's been offered his job back


Filed under: Florida • John Zarrella • lifeguard • ocean
July 6th, 2012
11:41 AM ET

Training pilots to deal with a crisis

CNN's Brian Todd looks at what's being done to avoid the human errors cited in the 2009 Air France crash.

RELATED STORY: Final Air France crash report says pilots failed to react swiftly


Filed under: Air travel • Brian Todd • Disaster
July 6th, 2012
11:33 AM ET

Sununu: "Not a campaign to be won on nuance"

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Romney senior adviser John Sununu what the most important thing is that the Romney campaign needs to fix.


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Mitt Romney • Wolf Blitzer
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