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Opening Statements To Begin In Colorado Theater Shooting Trial CPR

James Holmes' legal team admits he was behind the massacre that killed 12 people in Aurora nearly three years ago. There are two key questions: Was Holmes insane, and should he be put to death?

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter earlier this month in Tokyo. Abe's visit to the U.S. this week features an agreement for the Japanese military to have a more active role. Franck Robichon/AP hide caption

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For Japan's Prime Minister, U.S. Visit A Chance To Elevate Image

Shinzo Abe will have a summit with President Obama, sign a security agreement and make a historic address to a joint meeting of Congress during his weeklong visit.

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Movie Interviews

Too Scared To Talk To Police, Stalker's Victims Open Up In 'Grim Sleeper'

From 1985 to 2002, a serial killer haunted South Central Los Angeles. Many of the victims were prostitutes and drug addicts. A new documentary, Tales of the Grim Sleeper, explores the 25 years it took for police to make an arrest.

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All Tech Considered

Canadians Love Poop, Americans Love Pizza: How Emojis Fare Worldwide

A study analyzes more than a billion pieces of emoji data across 16 languages and regions to gauge how different nations communicate. Most emojis sent are happy faces and other positive symbols.

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