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Outrage over shocking detergent commercial

A Chinese detergent ad is attracting outrage on both the Chinese and wider web, with users blasting it for being racist. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

Shipwreck from 1800s uncovered in Boston's Seaport District

A shipwreck from the 1800s has been uncovered during construction in Boston's Seaport District

In police cases, black activists push reforms outside court

Black activists in Baltimore and beyond say they are disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray was convicted

Navy investigating cause of training mission jet crash

Navy officials are investigating what caused two fighter jets to crash off the North Carolina during a training mission

An LGBTQ Rights Proposal Torpedoed A House Spending Bill

House Republicans voted against their own spending bill after an anti-LGBTQ-discrimination clause was attached to it.

Can You Find The Second Elephant Hidden In This Photograph

The image was taken at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand, a sanctuary and rescue center for elephants.

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Virtual Reality Could Bring Crime Scenes To The Courtroom

Researchers are exploring the possibility of using virtual reality in European courtrooms.

Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot

Riot police had to be sent in when a scuffle erupted at the end of a Russian wrestling championship bout

Man sentenced for killing infant son for insurance money

A Maryland man has been once again convicted of killing his 3-month-old son in 2001 in order to collect life insurance

2020 Olympics May Open with Man-Made Shooting Stars

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo and they are looking into artificial shooting stars to help light up the celebrations. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Company recalls spill-proof cups due to risk of mold

More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children between 4 and 12 months in Mayborn USA recall

New Hampshire Man Gets 45-90 Years For Kidnapping And Raping A Teen

Nathaniel Kibby pleaded guilty to holding a 14-year-old girl captive for nine months.

University: Donated bodies wrongly buried in potter's field

New York University is apologizing for allowing donated bodies to wind up in mass graves meant for unclaimed and indigent bodies

Clinton urges Sanders' followers to unite to stop Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urges supporters of rival Bernie Sanders to join her to stop Donald Trump from occupying the White House. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags

Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace Takata air bag inflators that could explode with too much force

Firefighters replace WWII vet's stolen American flag, pole

Just in time for Memorial Day, a 91-year-old World War II veteran from New Hampshire has an American flag flying in his yard once again thanks to local firefighters

Google Got Out Of That $9B Oracle Lawsuit Scot-Free

Oracle says it will appeal the ruling.

Exclusive: Syrian children in dire need of medical care

The story of a family living in a makeshift refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece with three children who are in dire need of medical help.

Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case

A federal jury has sided with Google in a long-running legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, which had claimed Google stole some of its software to create the world's most popular smartphone operating system

Long-distance skateboarder breaks world records

Andrew Andras holds the Guinness World Record for the farthest distance traveled on a skateboard in 24 hours. CNN follows him to Oregon where he attempts to take home a prize in the 10k.

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US government set to release hurricane season outlook

The U.S. government on Friday will release its forecast for how many hurricanes and tropical storms are expected to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters over the next six months

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Search for California teen girl goes on after suspect killed

Authorities were searching a 300-mile stretch of California for a teenage girl with hopes of finding her alive after the man suspected of abducting her was killed in a shootout with deputies

Idaho Football Players Accused Of Raping Mentally Disabled Teammate

Dietrich High School is being sued for $10 million. The civil suit says administrators and coaches knew about the abuse.

The Harsh Reality Behind Soft Pillows

People pay top dollar for down comforters and pillows, never thinking about how they're made. Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has the story!