1. The most important number you’ve never heard of
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 10:45:58

tl;dr version: You can vote on the first story I'll report as part of this new series on 2 degrees Celsius -- which is the agreed-upon threshold for dangerous climate change. Go here if you don't see the poll. Thanks!

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2. Russia’s President: Cult of Putin in photos
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 09:31:42

Russia's President: Cult of Putin in photos

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3. Solar-powered ‘supertrees’ breathe life into urban oasis
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 08:39:23

An imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters is high towering over a vast urban oasis.

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4. Celebrities turning 50 this year
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 04:56:57

View pictures of celebrities turning 50 in 2015.

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5. Dog hit by bus saving blind owner
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 03:35:50

A service dog who leaped between his owner and an oncoming bus is recovering in a New York veterinary clinic after the incident on Monday.

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6. Video of him manhandling bikini-clad black sparked criticism.
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 01:48:49

Witness speaks out | Chief: Actions 'indefensible' | Racism or justified policing?

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7. Is it a plane? Boat? Helicopter? All 3 actually!
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 09:59:42

Is it a plane? Boat? Helicopter? All 3 actually!

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8. Weekend Guide: 36 Hours in Zagreb, Croatia
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-10 at 13:09:06

No longer just a stop on the way to the coast, Croatia’s capital has seen a surge in popularity, with lounges, bistros and chic designer ateliers in an Old World setting.

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9. 75 million-year-old dino blood discovered
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 06:26:47

Paleontologists have uncovered 75 million-year-old dinosaur blood cells in poorly preserved fossils.

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10. ‘Rap-orters’: telling the news in Uganda hip-hop style
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-10 at 03:37:17

"Uganda's anti-gay law is making news/Some countries have found it befitting to accuse/Uganda of treating gays as German Jews/Nothing to gain from this and more to lose," rapped the artists in one recent episode. "President Museveni sa...

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11. Singapore’s stunning architectural future
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 11:22:26

Singapore's stunning architectural future

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12. Six Days in North Korea
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-10 at 08:41:58

A photographer parts the curtains on one of the world’s least-known places and brings back pictures of a country that is defined for many by mystery and war.

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13. Matter: DNA Deciphers Roots of Modern Europeans
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-10 at 11:15:55

The results of two DNA studies indicate that today’s Europeans descend from three groups of people who moved into Europe at different stages of history.

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14. Pope Creates Tribunal for Bishop Negligence in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-10 at 12:48:45

Roman Catholic bishops accused of covering up or failing to prevent the sexual abuse of children by priests will be subject to judgment and discipline by the tribunal.

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15. Unbuttoned: Why I’m Breaking Up With the Apple Watch
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-10 at 03:00:16

After a six-week dalliance with a handsome, much-ballyhooed new suitor (a.k.a. the Apple Watch), a writer decides to move on.

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16. Baltimore officers break silence
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 13:25:47

Forty-two people were killed in Baltimore in May, making it the deadliest month there since 1972.

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17. Baby from ovary frozen in childhood
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-10 at 03:25:53

A woman in Belgium is the first in the world to give birth to a baby using transplanted ovarian tissue frozen when she was still a child, doctors say.

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18. ‘Walking Dead’ star to play Punisher
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-10 at 03:49:56

Fanboy overload.

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19. Plane crash link to data-wipe error
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-10 at 07:07:00

A military plane crash was probably caused by computer files being accidentally wiped from three of its engines, according to investigators.

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20. In Shift, U.S. Will Send 450 Advisers to Help Iraq Fight ISIS
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-10 at 11:07:09

The Obama administration will send hundreds of additional military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake Ramadi and repel the Islamic State.

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