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How fiber-optic is revolutionizing Internet access in Africa

The African continent has witnessed a fast expansion of fiber-optic networks over the last couple of years.

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Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missing

Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six

Military veteran finds a mission nursing fellow vets at VA

Tom Alligood knows all about the bad press that suggests the nation isn't properly caring for its veterans

Fear of shark attack forces California beach shutdown

Fears of a shark forced the shutdown of miles of Southern California beach after a swimmer with large bite marks was pulled from the water, authorities said

Severe Floods Claim At Least 6 Lives In Texas

Devastating Texas floods have killed at least six people. More rain is expected next week.

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Amazing Company Perk Has Employees Saying 'I Do'

One company is changing the way we think of employee benefits! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.

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Nepali Women Spotlight How The Mundane Becomes Taboo On Their Periods

Girls in Nepal took pictures of the social taboos they face while on their menstrual periods.

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Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

Chad's ex-dictator Hissen Habre found guilty, sentenced to life for abuses, crimes against humanity during his rule

Computer glitch resolved at JFK Airport after massive delays

A computer outage at JFK Airport's Terminal 7 has caused massive check-in delays, with up to a thousand passengers waiting in line at one point

World's Top Geneticists To Test for Yeti DNA

A TV show that's about to air will show the world's top geneticists as they attempt to use DNA evidence to determine if Yeti's are real. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

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13-Year-Old Boy Suffers Shark Bite In Florida

On Sunday, a shark bit a 13-year-old boy on the right leg in Florida. The boy reportedly had severe lacerations, potentially down to the bone.

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Tropical Depression Bonnie brings heavy rain to Carolinas

Tropical Depression Bonnie is expected to bring more heavy rainfall to the Carolinas as it moves along the coastline, making for a wet Memorial Day holiday

Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains

Major global stock markets were mostly higher Monday and China's currency weakened after the head U.S. central banker fueled expectations of an interest rate hike this year

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Tips sought as search for missing teen keeps coming up empty

Officials are hoping someone might provide information that helps lead them to a teenage girl abducted by an armed acquaintance after the latest widespread searches turned up nothing

NASA Expands Inflatable Habitat In Space For First Time

The habitat will undergo leak checks for the next week.

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How vulnerable is your iPhone to hacking?

Check Point, one of Israel's leading cyber security companies, shows CNN's Oren Liebermann how quickly they can hack an iPhone.

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No likes for Utah apartment complex's Facebook requirement

Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving "likes" to a Facebook-centric condition to their lease

The Moroccan kiteboarding duo

Majid and Nasser have learned to translate their shared love for the ocean into a successful business.

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Tropical Storm Bonnie soaks S. Carolina over holiday weekend

Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Bonnie soaked the coast of South Carolina ruining the start of Memorial Day weekend

3 people still missing after floods in Kansas and Texas

At least three people are missing after torrential rain in Texas and Kansas led to flooding that inundated rivers, washed out roads and left four people dead

Gunman among at least 2 dead in Houston shooting

A gunman and at least one other person are dead in a shooting in Houston

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Box Office Top 3: X-Men Win As Alice Faces Apocalyptic Ticket Sales

"X-Men: Apocalypse" and "Alice Through the Looking Glass" both cost more than $170 million to make, but both made far less in their domestic debuts.

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Dark Matter May Be Made of Black Holes

Dark Matter and Energy are incredibly mysterious. We honestly have no idea what they are. A new paper from NASA is saying that there's evidence that Dark Matter is really made of Black Holes. Produced by Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

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Pope Francis Says Refugees 'Are Not Dangerous, But In Danger'

After a deadly week for refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, Pope Francis told a group of children about the dangers refugees are facing.

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