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Aretha Franklin inspired generations with hits that stood as symbols of black and female empowerment

CNN Top Stories - 2 hours 29 min ago
Aretha Franklin, whose gospel-rooted singing and bluesy yet expansive delivery earned her the title "the Queen of Soul," has died, a source close to the family said Thursday. She was 76.
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Hear Aretha Franklin's greatest hits

CNN Top Stories - 2 hours 30 min ago
Watch Aretha Franklin perform the hits that made her a star and earned her 18 Grammy awards. The "Queen of Soul" passed away at 76.
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Colorado man charged with murder after pregnant wife and two daughters go missing

CNN Top Stories - 2 hours 34 min ago
A Colorado man is facing three counts of murder after his pregnant wife and two young daughters disappeared this week, jail records showed Thursday.
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Aretha Franklin and U.S. Presidents

CNN Politics - 2 hours 39 min ago
"The Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin met with many U.S. Presidents throughout her career. The legendary singer passed away on Thursday, August 16, at age 76.
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7 things you should know about Aretha Franklin

CNN Top Stories - 2 hours 39 min ago
Musical icon Aretha Franklin is known for her powerhouse vocals, but here are a few other interesting facts about her personal life and career.
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How Aretha Franklin energized social movements with one song

CNN Top Stories - 2 hours 53 min ago
Nobody would call Aretha Franklin a central figure of the civil rights movement. And she was not an overt feminist.
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Reporter details life in the Conway household

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 33 min ago
After Kellyanne and George Conway invited Washington Post reporter Ben Terris into their home, he shares his experience and thoughts on the couple's dynamic.
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Video shows bus driver find child on street

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 37 min ago
A bus driver in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, comforted a toddler after she spotted the little girl wandering in the street.
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Madonna joins sexy-celebs-in-their-60s club

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 42 min ago
If anyone could put the "sex" in "sexagenarian" it would be Madonna.
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Trump connects revoking Brennan's security clearance to Russia investigation

CNN Politics - 4 hours 7 min ago
President Donald Trump drew a connection in a new interview between his decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance with his involvement in the investigation into Russian election interference.
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After report on sexual abuse by priests, Pennsylvania may lift statute of limitations

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 22 min ago
After a grand jury report detailed allegations of sex abuse by Catholic priests in Pennsylvania, state lawmakers are poised to vote on whether to eliminate the criminal statute of limitations -- as well as lengthen windows for lawsuits.
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Former DNI Clapper: Trump is retaliating against an 'enemies list'

CNN Politics - 4 hours 25 min ago
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested Thursday that President Donald Trump's threat to revoke security clearances was being leveled against an "enemies list" of those in the intelligence community who have been critical of his administration -- not those who have committed any wrongdoing.
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Passengers on plane possibly exposed to illness

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 56 min ago
Passengers on a flight from Los Angeles were held on the plane at Nashville International Airport due to an ill passenger on board.
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