1. Check out the royal birthday boy at 2
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 20:02:44

Check out the royal birthday boy at 2

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2. See a new stealth patrol boat in action
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 03:02:57

CNN's Thom Patterson reports on the next generation of coastal patrol boats.

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3. ‘Kids,’ Then and Now
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-21 at 03:45:02

Larry Clark’s movie shocked audiences and critics when it was released in 1995, and two decades later, it still feels controversial. The cast looks back.

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4. How Taye Diggs Is Transforming the Role of Hedwig
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-21 at 05:00:19

The straight sex symbol prepares to take on the most gender-bending role on Broadway.

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5. Huge lobster is nearly 100 years old
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 19:28:54

A 23-pound lobster, estimated to be 95 years old, is being donated to the Long Island Aquarium despite being sent to a seafood store.

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6. Beauty around the world
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 00:11:56

Beauty around the world

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7. Teen’s HIV remission a mystery
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 10:50:27


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8. 10 reasons to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 09:37:31

10 reasons to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

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9. The holy grill: A guilt-free superfood that tastes like bacon
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 01:51:58

The holy grill: A guilt-free superfood that tastes like bacon

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11. African players ‘trafficked’ to Asia
     Published by BBC on 2015-07-21 at 10:26:50

African footballers as young as 14 are being trafficked to Laos and forced to sign contracts, a BBC investigation finds.

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12. Trump gave out rival’s cellphone number
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 17:36:59

Speaking in front of hundreds at a rally in South Carolina on Tuesday, Donald Trump read a number he said people could use to reach South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham's private cell phone.

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13. Ho Chi Minh City Journal: Capitalist Soul Rises as Ho Chi Minh City Sheds Its Past
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-21 at 13:02:06

As a magnet for the young, Saigon, as the city in Vietnam is still locally known, is a place of opportunity, fun and increasing affluence.

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15. Shark survival tips: Don’t pee in water
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 05:31:33

Shark survival tips: Don't pee in water

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16. Sex trafficking: The new American slavery
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 06:53:58

Sex trafficking: The new American slavery

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18. Photos show Pluto still taking shape
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 01:50:40

The latest images coming in from Pluto reveal "fascinating" terrain that suggests the diminutive orb might still be developing.

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19. Chance’s Role in Who Makes Cut for Debate
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-07-21 at 09:19:19

Our animated charts show how randomness will help determine who’s in and who’s out for the first G.O.P. debate, on Aug. 6.

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20. This is the Earth — from a million miles away
     Published by CNN on 2015-07-21 at 04:23:11

This is the Earth -- from a million miles away

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