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NBA player killed entering wrong apartment

New Orleans Pelicans player Bryce Dejean-Jones was shot to death early Saturday in Dallas, police say.

Depp's 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M

Johnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend, while "X-Men: Apocalypse" debuted on top with an estimated $65 million.

Altered state: Border redraw leaves 16 in different Carolina

South Carolina and North Carolina have redrawn the border between the two states with GPS technology that allows them to confirm the boundary lines established more than 200 years down the centimeter

A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts

An Afghanistan War veteran in Vermont is working to return 100 Purple Heart medals or certificates earned during World War I in time to commemorate the 100th anniversary next April of the United States' entry into the war

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.

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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Pakistan Can't Decide If It Wants To Ban Condom Ads On TV

Pakistan's media ministry recently banned contraceptive commercials on TV and radio during prime-time hours.

German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun

France's president and Germany's chancellor want their countries' improbable friendship to be a source of hope for today's fractured Europe as they commemorate the centenary of the longest battle of World War I

Traffic stop leads to shooting in northern North Carolina

Investigators say a man has been killed during a shooting involving two officers at a North Carolina traffic stop

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.

Kate Steinle's Family Sues Over 'Sanctuary City' Policies

Steinle's family argues the 32-year-old's death could've been prevented had city officials cooperated with immigration officials.

Court blocks Texas execution set for this week

A man set for execution this week for the slaying of a 64-year-old suburban Dallas grandmother during a burglary of her home more than 18 years ago has won a reprieve

Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent

As the price of tuition and rent rises, so does the apparent popularity of dating websites to find a "sugar daddy."

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New Maine midwifery rules reflect licensure drive around US

Maine's midwives face a new set of rules designed to make homebirth safer due to a bill that is reflective of changes to the profession around the country

Cincinnati Zoo Kills Gorilla To Save Boy Who Fell Into Its Enclosure

The 17-year-old gorilla celebrated his birthday the day before he died.

Real Madrid win UEFA Champions League final

Real Madrid bested Atletico Madrid in Milan to win the Champions League final. CNN's Amanda Davies has more on this exciting match.

Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of

The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for Silicon Valley tycoons as well

Bob Dole: Newt Gingrich should be Trump's VP pick

Former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole says Donald Trump should select Newt Gingrich as his running mate.

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

As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop

Many urban school districts are watching with alarm as more students leave for charter schools

The Latest: Video shows gorilla stand over boy after fall

Video from the moments after a 4-year-old boy fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo shows one of the gorillas standing over the boy in a shallow moat

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Golden State Warriors Seize Control Of The Western Conference Finals

The Golden State Warriors are looking to become the 10th team in NBA history to comeback from a 3-1 series deficit.

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).

World Hunger Day Highlights Impoverishment Around The Globe

More than 795 million people around the world don't have enough food.