1. New planet found by intern, aged 15
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 07:51:52

Advice to interns: work hard and make your mark. And if you can discover a new planet while you're at it, you could also be pushing the boundaries of our knowledge.

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2. World’s 10 most scenic airport approaches
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 05:46:43

World's 10 most scenic airport approaches

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3. Russia’s President: Cult of Putin in photos
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 00:29:47

Russia's President: Cult of Putin in photos

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5. Is black leader actually white?
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 14:02:17

Is black leader actually white?

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6. Fame poses new threat for ‘magic bunny’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 19:50:40

Rarer than a panda, few people knew about the Ili pika until earlier this year when pictures of China's "magic bunny" went viral after being featured in a series of news reports.

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7. Watch: Plane’s vertical takeoff
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 06:39:49

Watch: Plane's vertical takeoff

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8. At Women’s World Cup, Seeing Signs of Lionel Messi, Not Mia Hamm
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-12 at 06:59:42

Fans, coaches, the news media and players at the World Cup are closely watching the stars of the women’s game. And then likening them to men.

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9. House Rejects Trade Bill, Rebuffing Obama’s Dramatic Appeal
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-12 at 16:39:07

The vote torpedoed President Obama’s push to expand his trade negotiating power, and probably his chance to secure a legacy-defining trade accord spanning the Pacific Ocean.

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12. Why #distractinglysexy scientists
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 14:00:34

It's safe to say few tears have been shed by women in science over the resignation of Nobel-winning scientist Sir Tim Hunt after his now infamous comments regarding his experience of "girls" in laboratories.

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13. Prison tailor charged with helping convicted killers escape
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 18:28:50

Convict made her feel 'special' | Photos: How killers escaped | Notorious manhunts

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14. MH370: New theory emerges
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-12 at 06:40:43

The search for Flight MH370 | Search finds shipwreck

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16. Civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal misrepresented herself as black, claim parents
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-12 at 07:34:09

Spokane NAACP president’s biological parents say daughter is not African American, but German and Czech with traces of Native American Related: Rachel Dolezal exposes our delusional constructions and perceptions of race | Steven W Thrasher  The biologic...

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18. Story of Hillary Clinton’s Mother Forms Emotional Core of Campaign
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-12 at 03:00:19

Sharing that story is a shift for Mrs. Clinton, who in her 2008 campaign was fiercely protective of her mother’s privacy and eager to project an image of strength.

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19. IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-06-12 at 01:15:15

Greece's creditors piled pressure on cash-strapped Athens as the IMF pulled its team out of talks and the EU warned Athens to stop gambling with the possibility of default and a messy exit from the eurozone. The International Monetary Fund said an ag...

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20. Young Murdoch Views TV as ‘Real Killer App’ in a New Digital World
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-12 at 18:42:39

James Murdoch, in partnership with his brother, Lachlan Murdoch, will be responsible for steering 21st Century Fox through the digital disruption of the 21st century.

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