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A dapper monkey causes a circus at IKEA. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the real monkey wearing a fake shearling.
CNN's Barbara Starr profiles a Navy SEAL who died in a raid that freed a doctor being held captive in Afghanistan.
CNN's Tory Dunnan reports the plane that killed singer Jenni Rivera suffered substantial damage in a previous crash.
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CNN's Tom Foreman provides a visual breakdown of our country's spending and why budget deals have stalled.
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CNN's Brian Todd reports on U.S. efforts to prevent Syrian chemical weapons from falling into the wrong hands.