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First U.S. to Cuba cruise in decades sets sail

The first U.S. cruise ship bound for Cuba in decades sets sail as salsa music played and protesters picketed nearby.

Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life

Officials thought little Nickerson, Nebraska, was the perfect spot for a chicken processing plant and the accompanying 1,100 jobs, but no one celebrated when the news leaked out

Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year

Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and worker rights and against hateful campaign rhetoric in a heated presidential election year

Latest: Hundreds of May Day demonstrators take to LA streets

May Day demonstrators carrying signs and chanting slogans have taken to the streets of Los Angeles to demand more rights for workers and immigrants

LA County Sheriff's Official Resigns Amid Racist Email Controversy

Tom Angel forwarded the emails from his work account during his time at the Burbank Police Department.

One of the Largest Circus Lion Rescues Ever

Animal Defenders International is planning the largest airlift of lions ever. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

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Brussels Airport Reopens Departure Lounge 6 Weeks After Attacks

Brussels Airport partially reopened the departure hall roughly 40 days after the attacks at the airport.

Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained

Puerto Rico's debt crisis reached a new level late Sunday, when the island's governor said Puerto Rico would not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments that are due by Monday

Sick-out by Detroit teachers prompts 43 school closures

The union that represents Detroit's public school teachers is urging members to call in sick Monday

Docs Say Serial Killers Have Specific Genes

Experts have studied the minds of serial killers for year. Now they say many of them might have a unique brain structure. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.

Trump's NY co-chair has challenge of his own _ from teenager

Trump's New York co-chair faces campaign challenge of his own _ from a teenager

Schools Nationwide Face Tight Budgets — In Detroit, Teachers Go Unpaid

Detroit Public Schools can't afford teachers, summer school or special education services — and lots of schools across the nation are cutting budgets.

Outrage over college's plans to sell political memorabilia

The University of Hartford, which once served as home to the federally-funded Museum of American Political Life, is facing a legal fight over plans to auction off one of the great collections of political and campaign memorabilia in the United States

Asian markets start week lower. Tokyo slumps 3.6 percent

Asian stock markets started lower on Monday as investors were disappointed by the lack of further stimulus by Japan's central bank

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AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

The Associated Press has found that hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America have been prevented from enrolling in mainstream classrooms in at least 35 districts in 14 states

The Cruz Campaign Corrects Heidi After She Calls Ted An Immigrant

Ted Cruz's campaign said his wife "misspoke" when she referred to Cruz as an immigrant. It's an important distinction for his presidential hopes.

President Obama: Most proud of raising my daughters

President Obama says that acting as Michelle Obama's "assistant" in raising his two daughters is what he is most proud of.

Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job

Donald Trump: We can't allow China to 'rape our country'

Speaking at a rally in Indiana, Donald Trump lamented that China gets the better trade deals, vowing to change it when he becomes the president. CNN's Jessica Schneider reports.

Firefighters battle huge fire at New York City church

Firefighters are battling a huge fire at a historic church in New York City

AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

The Associated Press has found that hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America have been prevented from enrolling in mainstream classrooms in at least 35 districts in 14 states

Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained

Q&A: Getting up to speed on Puerto Rico's debt crisis

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Box Office Top 3: 'Keanu' Isn't Quite Adorable Enough To Take No. 1

Audiences loved the bite-sized sketches that initially brought the comedic duo fame, but critics say the transition to feature film was rocky.

Olympian Auctions Ad Space on Arm

Olympian Nick Simmonds is auctioning off some space on his arm that can be used for ads during the 2016 track and field season. Problem is, he's not exactly allowed to do that. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) breaks it down.

Is Princess Charlotte Walking Now?

Photos released for her first birthday show just how fast she's growing.