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Chicago Police release Laquan McDonald shooting video

The Chicago Police Department has released a dash-cam video showing the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

CNN is working to review the video. Please check back for updates.

McDonald was shot 16 times by an officer in October 2014. Officer J...

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Putin calls jet's downing 'stab in the back'

One of the world's most volatile regions was roiled further Tuesday when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkey said it hit the plane after it violated Turkey's airspace and ignored 10 warnings.

One of the two pilot...

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Chicago police officer charged with murder

[Breaking news, posted at 6:29 p.m. ET]

The Chicago Police Department has released a video showing the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was killed by an officer in October 2014.

CNN is reviewing the video.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for calm...


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Ben Carson: the most misunderstood candidate?

By Ben Carson's telling, he may be the most misunderstood candidate in the 2016 presidential race.

The retired pediatric neurosurgeon has shrugged off a series of controversies over the past two weeks by claiming that the press simply misunderstood w...

Black Lives Matter

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Is racism on the rise? More Americans say it's a 'big problem'

Debora Aust sees it in videos of recent police shootings.

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Ex-official: U.S. leadership needed in Syria

The Turkish downing of a Russian jet near the border with Syria on Tuesday underscores the need for increased American leadership in the Syrian war, according to Nicholas Burns, a U.S. career diplomat who served as under secretary of state.

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Source: France has been investigating transit workers

Intelligence services in France are investigating Islamist radicalization among employees of the main Paris airports and public transport operators.

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2 arrested in shooting near Jamar Clark protest

Authorities arrested a 23-year-old white man and a 32-year-old Hispanic man in connection with shootings that left five people injured Monday at a demonstration protesting the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark, the Minneapolis Police Department sa...

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Paris attacks: Alert issued for another suspect

French authorities working to dismantle the network of terrorists behind the Paris attacks on Tuesday revealed a troubling find.

Another attack could have been just hours away when police closed in on the suspects' hideaway last week.

Suspected ringlea...

Target Black Friday shoppers

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Why Black Friday lines could be even worse this year

As if shopping on Black Friday isn't stressful enough. This year, shoppers could face even longer check-out lines thanks to the recent credit card upgrade.

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