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Iran news agency: U.S. sailors being interrogated

Ten American sailors are being held by Iran. They were captured after their two small U.S. naval craft entered Iranian waters, according to U.S. defense officials.

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

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

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

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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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.

Egypt marks overthrow of Islamist president with new holiday

Egypt is gearing up for a newly declared national holiday to celebrate the army's 2013 overthrow of an Islamist president

Child porn found on phone of man who filmed fight with cop

Connecticut police looking at cellphone video taken by a man who said he recorded an officer assaulting him say it actually shows him assaulting the officer

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.

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

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.

North Carolina woman shot, killed working in her rice garden

Authorities in North Carolina say a 60-year-old woman was fatally shot while she was working in her rice garden

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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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

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.

State Department releases human trafficking report

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large Susan Coppedge talks to CNN's Elise Labott about this year's Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report.

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

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.

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

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

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The Latest: Lawmakers say Gulf coast needs emergency action

Lawmakers say a southwest Florida county should be added to the state of emergency declared over an algae bloom on the Atlantic coast

The Government Made Gross Cookie Dough Facts So You'll Stop Eating It

A spoonful of E. coli, anyone?

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.