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'You can feel the heat of the ivory burn'

Kenya burns millions of dollars worth of illegal elephant ivory and rhino horns, sending a message that the country won't benefit from poaching. CNN's Robyn Kriel has more.

Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely

Terminating parental rights is a step all states resort to when deemed necessary for children's well-being, but there are wide state-to-state disparities in the rate of terminations and in services to avoid foster care placements

Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding

A police captain says a 66-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special

Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting celebrates the unusual attributes of the conglomerate Warren Buffett built

More Racist Texts Put San Francisco Police Force In Anti-Bias Training

The entire San Francisco Police Department will undergo anti-bias training after officers were caught exchanging racist and homophobic text messages.

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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Hundreds Of Protesters Storm Iraq's Green Zone, Take Over Parliament

Protesters in favor of government reforms have demonstrated in Iraq for months. On Saturday, they stormed the Green Zone and then Parliament.

Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria

Two Syrian opposition monitoring groups are reporting government air strikes on insurgent-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo

The Latest: Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in Texas flooding

A police captain says a 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood

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.

The Northern US Might See A Rare Aurora Borealis

Some northern parts of the country might see ripples of color in the sky this weekend.

1 teen killed, 1 hurt after being ejected from carnival ride

One teenage girl has been killed and another is injured after they were ejected from a whirling ride at an El Paso church carnival

Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws

Gibraltar's authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain's southwestern tip to be included in the European Union's laws governing European aviation

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Big-rig driver flees after deadly pickup truck crash

Authorities say the driver of a big-rig that crushed a pickup truck in a Los Angeles suburb unhitched the trailer and fled the scene of the fatal crash early Saturday

3 Things You Got Wrong About Steroids In Baseball

There are a few things some baseball fans don't get about steroids: like Dee Gordon's recent MLB suspension.

Car bomb kills dozens in Iraq

At least 24 people were killed and as many as 38 wounded when a car bomb exploded at a busy livestock market in Nahrawan, east of Baghdad, police said.

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

Actress crashes White House briefing

Actress Allison Janney stopped by the White House briefing room to talk about the opioid epidemic.

Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws

A failed effort by New York City's mayor, political consultants, unions and other politicians and operatives to elect three Democratic state senators in 2014 is under criminal investigation for financial practices their lawyer calls both legal and common

The Latest: 2nd funeral to be held in Ohio shooting massacre

The second funeral is scheduled for a victim of the shooting massacre in rural Ohio that killed eight family members

60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

It literally was a whale of a job but crews have finished removing the 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach

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Just How Ambitious Are SpaceX's Mars Plans?

SpaceX wants to get to Mars by 2018. Getting there isn't hard, but other things, like landing, are.

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.

Building Collapse During Heavy Rains Kills At Least 7 In Kenya

Over 120 people, including a child, have been rescued from the collapsed building, which an official warned was too close to a river.