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Trump: Waterboarding not tough enough

Donald Trump responded to Tuesday's terror attack at a Turkish airport by calling for the U.S. to "fight fire with fire" when it comes to battling ISIS, including the use of waterboarding.

DC schools chief Kaya Henderson to step down

Kaya Henderson is stepping down after more than five years as chancellor of the District of Columbia's public schools

'Rainbows' on Vermont mountain bring message of light, love

People are crossing the country to attend this year's Rainbow Family of Living Light on a Vermont mountainside and connect with others they feel share their goal of peace and love

Delta Queen closer to cruising after Senate committee vote

An effort to get the legendary Delta Queen riverboat churning up and down the Mississippi River got a boost Wednesday when the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee agreed to reinstate an exemption for the 89-year-old vessel

How Do Fireworks — Work?

A lot is going on inside those cardboard tubes.

There's a Reason Your Spaghetti Spoon Has a Hole

Here's a fun thing you probably didn't know but there's a specific and useful reason why your spaghetti spoon has a hole in it. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has that reason.

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Watch Why UNICEF Had To Cut Its Social Experiment Short

A UNICEF experiment found that the way children dress affects how they're treated when alone on the street.

British chaos means interest rates will stay low for longer

Savers will suffer longer with zero returns on their accounts, and home buyers and governments will keep on borrowing cheaply

Sheriff: Texas woman shot daughters to make husband 'suffer'

Authorities say a Houston-area mother who fatally shot her two daughters did not target her estranged husband because she "wanted him to suffer" the memory of their deaths

Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Almost Got Us Too

A new study is saying that not only did the Dinosaurs die from the asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago but 93% of mammals passed as well. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

McConnell bids to shelter GOP senators from Trump upheaval

It's an unenviable, perhaps impossible task, but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to save the GOP's Senate majority from the upheaval of Donald Trump's presidential campaign

Miss Teen USA Is Ditching The Swimsuit Competition

Instead, participants will compete in an athletic wear event.

Alaska could end to oil checks paid to residents since 1982

As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth checks distributed to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block when Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announces budget vetoes Wednesday morning

Toyota says to recall 3.37 million cars

The Japanese automaker Toyota says it is recalling 3.37 million cars worldwide over defects involving airbags and emissions control units.

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FDA has a few questions for makers of hand sanitizer

Federal health officials want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as manufacturers claim _ and whether there are any downsides to their use

UN Syria envoy: No new date set for peace talks

The U.N.'s special envoy for Syria says there's just not enough agreement yet to resume talks ahead of an Aug. 1 deadline to start a political transition

What To Expect From Obama's First Campaign Appearance With Clinton

President Obama is expected to switch from bashing Donald Trump to talking up Hillary Clinton at his first appearance on the campaign trail this year.

N. Ireland is being 'dragged' out of the EU, but he has a plan

The "disastrous" and "very ill-thought" EU referendum, says Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, has "brought about very profound implications for us."

Health officials preparing for any locally transmitted Zika

Public health officials in Texas have spent months preparing for what they are certain will be at least some locally transmitted cases of mosquito-borne Zika

Police records paint timeline of Pulse mass shooting

Orlando Police have released records which establish a chilling timeline of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

Officials: Man decapitated acquaintance he suspected of rape

A northern Minnesota man is accused of decapitating another man after his girlfriend told him that the man had sexually assaulted her

West Virginia flood: Stormy morning turns into a nightmare

A rainstorm that seemed no big deal at first turned into a catastrophe for a small town in West Virginia, trapping dozens of people whose screams would echo all night

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Woman shot by husband at Denver office building dies

Police say the woman who was shot Tuesday at a Denver office building has died

Paul Simon Says The End Of His Career May Be Near

He told the New York Times, "Showbiz doesn't hold any interest for me."

New Evidence Supports Pluto's Subsurface Ocean Theory

New evidence coming our way as a result of NASA's New Horizons mission is saying that Pluto has a subsurface ocean. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.