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Is Roger Federer the best ever according to statistics?

Many fans and former pros say that Roger Federer is the best tennis player of all time. But do the stats agree? CNN took a look at the numbers to find out.

Texas train collision triggers fireball; no word on injuries

Several box cars have derailed and are engulfed in flames following a train collision in the Texas Panhandle

Ikea recalls 29 million dressers after 6 kids killed

Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers after six children were killed when the furniture toppled over and fell on them

Flooded business also planning victims' funerals

Like others in Rainelle, West Virginia, Pamela Wallace Arnold is cleaning up from West Virginia's worst flooding in decades _ and also preparing to help bury the dead

Third Death Leads Ikea To Recall 27 Million Chests And Dressers

The company has been accused of not doing enough to protect consumers.

Scientists Come Up with Shampoo Bottle That Empties Every Last Drop

Scientists have developed plastic bottles where your shampoo, conditioner, and soap won't stick. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details on this useful new invention.

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Scottish First Minister Says Scotland Might Be Able To Stop Brexit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon thinks Scotland could stop the Brexit, or at least leave the U.K. to stay in the EU.

EU's most widely use language, English, endangered by Brexit

Of all the myriad challenges facing the EU with the departure of Britain, one unlikely issue to be resolved is the fact that English would no longer be an official language

Florida confirms birth defects after mom gets Zika abroad

Health officials have confirmed the first Zika-related case of microcephaly in a child born in Florida

College Creating Its Own Homemade Lava

The University at Buffalo is creating its own lava to study the interaction between the hot stuff and water. Produced by Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

House Republicans' report fault Obama on Benghazi attacks

Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee are faulting the Obama administration in a report set for release Tuesday on the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya

Gay Couples Seeking Marriage Have One Less Hurdle In Mississippi

A federal judge ruled that Mississippi clerks won't be allowed to recuse themselves from providing same-sex couples with marriage certificates.

The Latest: Injuries reported in Texas train crash

Federal authorities say there are injuries in the head-on collision of two freight trains in West Texas

Legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt dies

The winningest coach in U.S. Division 1 college basketball history, Pat Summitt, died on Tuesday after a battle with early onset 'Alzheimer's Type' dementia. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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US stocks rebound as anxiety over British vote eases

US stock indexes are solidly higher in early trading as investors welcome encouraging data on the US economy and housing

Activists lose round in Revolutionary War battlefield feud

A federal judge has rejected a legal challenge from activists seeking to prevent the development of a privately owned portion of a Revolutionary War battlefield in New Jersey

House Committee Set To Release Benghazi Attacks Findings

The lengthy report comes after a two-year investigation into the attacks on an American diplomatic mission in Libya.

World No. 1 golfer Jason Day cancels Rio plans

World No. 1 golfer Jason Day has announced he won't participate in the Rio Olympics, citing concerns over the Zika virus.

GOP discusses findings of new Benghazi report

Rep. Ted Gowdy among other GOP House members hold a news conference on findings of a new report on the 2012 Benghazi attacks.

Justice quest goes on after 'Freedom Summer' court cases end

With criminal charges ruled out in the 1964 killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County, the community and state are left with harder ways to pursue justice in the case

Airport security fix: better training _ for humans and dogs

Short-staffed and often criticized, the TSA aims to improve training for airport screeners

Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states

By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled the viability of a range of anti-abortion laws in other states

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Lady Gaga's Meeting With The Dalai Lama Got Her Banned In China

She is arguably the most popular Western musician in mainland China.

Facebook Post Saves 13 Animals From Terrible Owner

A woman saved the lives of 13 animals after posting photos of their mistreatment on Facebook.

Religions Are Putting Aside Their Differences For Ramadan

Ramadan is a Muslim holiday, but other religious groups around the globe are helping celebrate.