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How close are Russia and Trump?

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have exchanged many compliments but are there real links between the two? CNN's Drew Griffin looks at the ties between Russia and Trump.

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

PHOTO GALLERY: A Kashmiri girl tries to step around barbed wire; Pope Francis walks through the gate at Auschwitz; the parents of fallen Baton Rouge police officer Brad Garafola weep after they are presented with a flag during funeral services

Doubts about informant causes Chandra Levy case to crumble

Armando Morales was a gang leader and a jailhouse snitch, but he was also a dynamic presence on the witness stand when he told jurors that his cellmate, Ingmar Guandique, confessed to the murder of Washington intern Chandra Levy

Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law unconstitutional

A federal appeals court says a North Carolina law targeted minorities with tougher ballot-access rules like requiring photo identification to vote, adding a new partisan flashpoint in a swing state with a raft of hotly contested elections

Trump Is Starting To Agree With Calls To 'Lock Up' Clinton Over Emails

At a Colorado rally, Donald Trump said he was tired of playing "Mr. Nice Guy."

Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Does Violence In Kashmir Mean A Medicine Shortage?

Violence has recently surged in disputed Kashmir. But volunteers and the government are on opposite sides about whether there's enough medicine.

The Latest: Francis calls for churchmen to tend to the needy

Pope Francis is encouraging his churchmen to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy on the peripheries

City officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattle

City officials say a shooting has left three people dead and another person hurt in Mukilteo, Washington, about 25 miles north of Seattle, and that a suspect has been taken into custody

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

Clinton, Trump struggle for national security upper hand

In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes

The US Navy Is Honoring Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

Milk, the first openly gay elected official in a major U.S. city, served in the Navy.

Police: Off-duty cop wounds detective probing domestic claim

Officials say an off-duty Indianapolis police officer shot a detective investigating a reported domestic violence incident involving the officer and his estranged wife

Nintendo looks at playing new game

It's got the world searching for pixilated monsters, but going by its latest grim earnings report, Nintendo's got some work to do if it wants to get back in the green. Graham Mackay explains how taking a leaf out of Disney's book could be the answer.

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Some 100 aircraft from 9 countries stage airshow in Romania

Some 100 military and civilian airplanes and helicopters from nine countries have begun daring air exercises at an airshow in the Romanian capital

Wildfire sparks decline in tourism business in Big Sur

Lodge managers and cafe owners along California's dramatic Big Sur coast were looking at a summer of cancelled bookings after fire officials warned that crews will likely be battling a wildfire raging in steep ridges just to the north for another month

Another Woman Has Come Forward With Allegations Against Roger Ailes

A new report about Laurie Luhn comes after Ailes' resignation from Fox News earlier this month.

Humanitarian disaster feared for what is left of Aleppo

CNN's Clarissa Ward reports on the siege of rebel held Aleppo by the Syrian Army, and fears of massive suffering of the civilian population.

What's troubling athletes arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'

As though Zika threats and polluted waters aren't giving Olympic athletes and visitors enough to worry about, they are arriving in Rio to discover ... they can't play "Pokemon Go." The game has spread like wildfire, but it isn't available in Brazil yet

Hang gliding over Rio

Rio is best seen from above, perhaps there's no better way to do that than by hang gliding from its picturesque peaks, to its beautiful beaches. CNN's Arwa Damon gives it a try.

Questions remain about killing of San Diego policeman

San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veteran gang officer and wounded another was a deliberate attack

4 killed after small medical plane crashes in California

Four bodies were recovered from a medical transport plane that crashed in a densely forested mountain range in Northern California

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Army report: Grenade found in room of Dallas gunman in 2014

An Army report says the reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014

Democrats Might Have Another Hack On Their Hands

The U.S. Department of Justice is now looking into a possible hack on Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.