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The White House Correspondents Dinner takes on the 2016 election

President Obama and comedian Larry Wilmore took on the 2016 election in their jokes at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

More funerals ahead for victims in Ohio shooting massacre

The long goodbyes continue for eight members of a rural Ohio family killed more than a week ago

2nd funeral Saturday for victim in Ohio shooting massacre

The long goodbyes to eight members of a rural Ohio family killed more than a week ago continued Saturday with a funeral for a young mother as authorities remained silent in what they've said will be a lengthy investigation

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

Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Message

The Kenyan government made its political point, suggesting doing anything other than burning its ivory would have been immoral.

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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Runoff Elections Offer Morale Boost To Iran's President Rouhani

A surge of moderate and independent representatives will give Iran's president more leeway in parliament.

Report: Powerful explosion in southern Turkey; 9 wounded

A Turkish news agency says an explosion near a police station in the southern city of Gaziantep has wounded at least nine people

US Geological Survey records small earthquake in W. Kentucky

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake in western Kentucky

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.

Ringling Bros. Elephants Quit Showbiz, Join The Fight Against Cancer

The Ringling Bros. circus elephants will retire Sunday. The company faced animal cruelty accusations for years.

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

As chemical weapons stockpiles shrink, OPCW eyes new threats

AP Interview: With 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons destroyed, the watchdog overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking at how to counter emerging threats while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria

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Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special

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

Mic Drop: Obama Cracked On Everyone Applying For His Job

In his last Correspondents' Dinner, Obama went after everyone applying for his job.

No Questions Asked For Prescription Take-Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day encourages Americans to turn over old or unwanted pills. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.

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

'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.

Openly gay rock singer changing tune on Mormon religion

Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees is denouncing his faith in his latest music video

Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam war has died

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

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Can Puma's BeatBot Motivate You To Run Faster?

The self-driving robot can even keep pace with Olympian Usain Bolt.

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.

Syria Truce Halts Fighting, But Not Where It's Needed Most

U.S. and Russia helped broker a partial truce in two regions of Syria, hoping it renews peace talks, despite the escalating violence in Aleppo.