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'Victoria & Abdul' goes skin-deep on great story

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 5:45am
Even taking acknowledged liberties with what's billed as a "mostly" a true story, "Victoria & Abdul" is such a fascinating, relevant slice of history it's a shame that the movie isn't a bit less superficial. Anchored by Judi Dench's towering presence, what emerges is a small-scale film on the order of "Driving Miss Daisy," yet which leaves its protagonists' motives frustratingly murky.
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Actress takes a twist in career moves

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 5:42am
This one-time New York actress now makes collectible, one-of-a-kind knives for a living. "The Wonder List" returns Oct 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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Puerto Rican tennis star sends tearful message

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 5:01am
Puerto Rico came to a standstill in 2016 as thousands gathered to welcome the return of the nation's first ever Olympic champion, Monica Puig.
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Trump goes to Alabama to stump for Strange

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 4:45am
President Donald Trump is set to step into a Senate race in Alabama that will test whether his word is enough to sway Republican voters in a hard-fought Bible Belt contest.
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What the Graham-Cassidy health care bill would do

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 4:42am
Senate Republicans continue to push forward on a plan to hold a vote sometime next week on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The bill, which is sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, and Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, still lacks the 50 votes it needs -- although Graham this week expressed confidence that they would get there.
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Why Jake Gyllenhaal isn't on social media

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 4:08am
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal tells Conan O'Brien that he is not on social media because he isn't very tech-savvy.
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Opinion: How will Puerto Rican's live?

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 4:00am
When i was a girl, the aftermath of Hurricane Georges 19 years ago left my family cut off from the electric grid and water supply for nearly a month, writes Karol Brinkley, but rationing and sharing got us through.
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Vintage signs: Neon blasts from the past

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 3:21am
Road tripping along America's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to the road movie "Little Miss Sunshine."
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Mom and kids stranded on capsized boat

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 2:35am
A woman and two children were found stranded on top of a capsized vessel after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico.
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A rare glimpse into Audrey Hepburn's private world

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 2:33am
Twenty-four years after her death, why is Audrey Hepburn -- perhaps more than any other 20th century film star -- so revered, so idolized? Billy Wilder, who directed her in two movies, once said: "You looked around and suddenly there was this dazzling creature looking like a wild-eyed doe prancing in the forest. Everybody on the set was in love within five minutes."
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The iPhone 8 has landed

Top National News Headlines - September 22, 2017 - 2:25am
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Kimmel slams Trump for defending bill

Top National News Headlines - September 21, 2017 - 11:37pm
For the third straight night, Jimmy Kimmel took on the new GOP health care bill. He criticized President Trump for tweeting out his support for the legislation.
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US stealth fighter jets adding more firepower

Top National News Headlines - September 21, 2017 - 10:22pm
The US military gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a rare sneak peek at its fighter jet of the future this week when four F-35 Joint Strike Fighters equipped with a full payload of live bombs and missiles conducted a training flight over the Korean peninsula.
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The week in 32 photos

Top National News Headlines - September 21, 2017 - 5:42pm
Take a look at 32 photos of the week from September 15 through September 21.
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Ex-CIA operative under scrutiny for tweet

Top National News Headlines - September 21, 2017 - 4:17pm
Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA operative, has apologized for linking to an anti-Semitic article on Twitter. CNN's John Berman reports.
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See North Korea's stern threat

Top National News Headlines - September 21, 2017 - 2:49pm
North Korea's Kim Jong Un has responded to President Trump's United Nations speech. CNN's Athena Jones reports.
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