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CNN wins Misleading Headline Award

By on 3.14.11 | 10:46AM

Here's the headline: "Tests detect radioactivity on 17 U.S. Navy crew members in Japan."

Yet here is the actual story:

(CNN) -- Tests detected low levels of radioactivity on 17 U.S. Navy helicopter crew members when they returned to the USS Ronald Reagan after conducting disaster relief missions in Japan, the military said Monday.

No further contamination was detected after the crew members washed with soap and water, the Navy said.

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