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Mystery object slams into Jupiter

Videos emerged this week of an object apparently hitting Jupiter. The footage shows a quick flash on the right side of the planet as an object seemingly makes impact.

US judge blocks Mississippi law limiting gay marriage

A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples

'Active shooter' report at military base was false alarm

The military base outside Washington where the presidential plane Air Force One is stationed was temporarily locked down after an "active shooter" report that turned out to be a false alarm

Man killed by bear had plenty of backcountry experience

The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the wild and vast forest that spreads from the shadows of the park's rugged peaks

Apple Might Buy Jay Z's Streaming Service To Stick It To Spotify

An Apple acquisition would prevent Tidal exclusives that might sway listeners away from Apple Music, plus it could help Apple compete with Spotify.

There's a Reason Your Spaghetti Spoon Has a Hole

Here's a fun thing you probably didn't know but there's a specific and useful reason why your spaghetti spoon has a hole in it. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has that reason.

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The Olympics Are Forcing Rio's Poorest Citizens From Their Homes

Construction for the 2016 Olympics has forced many of Rio de Janeiro's poorest citizens out of their homes.

Xi urges Chinese Communist Party to embrace Marxist roots

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the 88-million-strong Communist Party to embrace its Marxist roots as he delivered an emphatic call for ideological discipline and a vigorous defense of party rule

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Almost Got Us Too

A new study is saying that not only did the Dinosaurs die from the asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago but 93% of mammals passed as well. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars

It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared

The Navy Blames Itself For Those 10 Sailors Captured By Iran

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told the press "a number of small problems" led to an international incident in Iranian waters.

Police: Madison officer fatally shoots man in home invasion

Madison police say an officer fatally shot a man after he emerged from a lake, broke into a home and "aggressed" toward the officer with a pitchfork

Asian markets: Brexit not the only worry

Mixed messages from Asia - and a reminder of less recent risks - as a survey shows China's economy rebounding in the second quarter, but Japan factory orders at a three-year low. David Pollard reports.

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Vietnam finds Taiwanese company responsible for fish deaths

Vietnam's government said toxic discharges from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant were responsible for massive fish deaths that have decimated the tourism and fishing industries in four provinces and highlighted the risks of rapid growth in foreign investment

Mega Millions Jackpot-Largest US Jackpots

Friday night's Mega Millions drawing will give lottery players a shot at the 10th largest jackpot in U.S. history

Your Doctor Probably Gets Paid By A Drug Company

A new report reveals doctors and training hospitals received a whopping $6.5 billion in payments from drug and medical device companies last year.

Report: Gingrich, Christie leading Trump VP list

The Washington Post is reporting that Gov. Chris Christie and Newt Gingrich are leading the list for Donald Trump's potential running mate. CNN's Carl Bernstein and Douglas Brinkley weigh in on if the choices will help Trump.

Yahoo CEO paints bright picture with potential sale looming

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer seeks to reassure company is heading in right direction with potential sale of troubled internet business looming in background

Dad trying to save son from ISIS dies in Turkey attack

Dr. Fathi Bayoudh had travelled to Turkey to rescue his son who had left home to join ISIS, and ended up dying in the Istanbul airport terror attack. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Texas abortions fell sharply under law Supreme Court voided

Abortions in Texas plummeted about 15 percent a year after the state passed tough restrictions on the procedure that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down

Ruling keeps Iowa's ban on voting rights for felons in place

For years, critics have regarded Iowa's policy of disenfranchising felons as an outrage in a state known for landmark civil rights rulings on slavery, gender equality and gay marriage

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Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

A Tesla Driver Was Killed In A Crash While Using Autopilot

Earlier this year, the same driver had shared dashcam video of Tesla's autopilot saving him from a crash.

New Evidence Supports Pluto's Subsurface Ocean Theory

New evidence coming our way as a result of NASA's New Horizons mission is saying that Pluto has a subsurface ocean. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.