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Roughly half of all Americans — 49% — say racism is a “big problem” in society today, according to a nationwide poll conducted by CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The figure marks a significant shift from just four years ago, when slightly more than a quarter of Americans described racism that way. It’s also higher than in 1995, when 41% said racism was a “big problem.”

Full results from the poll release at 10 p.m. on “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon” and at CNN.com/RaceandReality.

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RUSSIAN PLANE SHOT DOWN


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Istanbul, Turkey (CNN) A Russian warplane crashed Tuesday on the Syrian side of the Turkey-Syria border, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson told CNN.

The cause of the crash and the fate of the pilots remains unclear, although the Russian Foreign Ministry said they ejected, according to state-run Sputnik news.

If it turns out that the plane was shot down, that would greatly exacerbate tensions in one of the most fraught regions of the world.

“According to the preliminary reports, the plane was gunned down from the ground,” Sputnik reported.  MORE

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Two terrorists were killed in a police raid in Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, and one is still holed up in a building alive, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported. One of the terrorists was shot by a police sniper, and the second was a woman who blew herself up with a suicide vest, the broadcaster reported. A civilian passerby was killed during the operation and at least three police were wounded in the raid, it said.

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“New York prison break: Search for killers focuses on scent at sandwich shop”


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