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Source: Christie being vetted for Trump VP pick

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former Donald Trump rival turned top defender, is being vetted as a potential VP candidate, a source confirmed to CNN.

Owner faces sentencing in fatal dog attack on Detroit boy, 4

The owner of four pit bulls that killed a 4-year-old Detroit boy faces sentencing on an involuntary manslaughter conviction

Judge faces deadline for decision on Indiana abortion law

A federal judge is facing a deadline for deciding whether to block a new Indiana law banning abortions sought because of fetal genetic abnormalities

Iconic Nashville soda shop hosts new USPS stamps launch

An old-fashioned Nashville soda shop that has become popular again hosts the U.S. Postal Service's launch of "soda fountain favorite" stamps

British Politics Are In Omnishambles After Brexit

The political upheaval may be entertaining from across the pond, but it's also a red flag of the fallout from the vote to leave the European Union.

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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Indian Workers Get Huge Raise — But Can The Government Afford It?

It's a balance of risk, reward and economic growth.

Both major UK parties embark on messy leadership contests

Britain's two major parties are embarking on messy leadership contests, setting the stage for parallel competitions that will shape the nature of Britain's exit from the European Union

Trucker accused of keeping sex slaves in semi pleads guilty

A Utah trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves in his semi-trailer as he drove across the country struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors Thursday, days before his trial was set to begin

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.

Illinois lawmakers set to vote on stopgap spending deal

Illinois lawmakers are expected to vote on a stopgap spending deal that would ensure schools open in August and would fund state services for the next six months

Joint Base Andrews Was On Lockdown After Report Of Active Shooter

Personnel at the U.S. military base in Maryland were asked to shelter in place.

CVS to pay $3.5M over allegations of forged prescriptions

CVS Pharmacy has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle allegations that dozens of its Massachusetts pharmacies violated federal law by filling forged prescriptions for addictive painkillers and other controlled substances

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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US stock indexes drift higher in early trading

U.S. stock indexes drift higher in early trading as investors weigh the latest batch of company earnings news

Judge: 14K cases possibly affected by tainted lab work

A New Jersey judge says there could be nearly 15,000 drug cases that were possibly undermined after a forensic lab technician was accused of shoddy work

At Least 13 People Detained In Connection With Istanbul Airport Attack

Turkish authorities say at least nine other people suspected of communicating with ISIS were also arrested in another city in the country.

UK labor leader under fire for anti-semitic remark

UK Labor Leader Jeremy Corbyn's controversial remarks cause tension between Israel and the UK. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

NBC to offer VR Olympics content to Samsung users

NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality content during the Rio Olympics in August _ but only to users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset

French leader: France EU exit referendum possible

French National Front leader, Marine Le Pen, says that the British exit from the EU clears the way for a referendum in France as well. Richard Quest reports.

Court upholds Iowa's ban on voting rights for felons

The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld the state's longstanding policy of barring felons from voting unless their rights are restored by the governor

Military base near DC on lockdown, active shooter report

Military base near Washington said Thursday it is on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter

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Google Calendar outage leaves users frustrated

Google says it expects to have Google Calendar up and running normally following widespread reports of an outage Thursday morning

Mutilated Body Parts Wash Ashore In Rio de Janeiro Near Olympic Venue

Body parts were found on Copacabana beach, the site of the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration and Olympic sand volleyball.

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.