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Arkansas judge is charged in death of son left in hot car

An Arkansas judge has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of his son whom he left in the back seat of a hot car for five hours last July

Deliberations resume in officer's stairwell shooting trial

Jurors are deliberating for another day at the trial of a rookie New York City police officer who fatally shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell

Clinton And Sanders Are Pushing Hard For The Black Vote

Both Sanders and Clinton are hoping to tap into the black voting bloc President Obama brought out in historic numbers in 2008 and 2012.

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Town building public beer fountain

A town in Slovenia is deciding to invest $400,000 to create a public beer fountain. The hope is that tourists will come and check it out and drink their local beers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.

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Why Are Elephants Wandering Into Indian Towns?

Asian elephants are normally considered docile, but when they wander into towns looking for food, they can become confused and extremely aggressive.

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NYPD has used cell tracking technology 1,000 times since '08

According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008

Venezuela confirms 3 dead from Zika complications

Venezuela has confirmed the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country

US markets dive amid global selloff

US markets follow global stocks lower as economic worries intensify and oil prices slide further

Months Later, Southern California Gas Leak Is Temporarily Plugged

Months after it started, the gas leak in Porter Ranch, California, has been stopped, but only temporarily.

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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, more

AP FACT CHECK: Who's right on health care in Clinton-Sanders debate?

The Latest: Kasich says he won't take 'crap' from rivals

John Kasich says he's a "scrappy guy" who won't "take crap from anybody" _ but he's still pledging to run a positive campaign

Man on trial charged with abducting teen he later married

Neighbors saw Isidro Garcia as a doting father who liked to host parties at his home with the wife he adored

Looking To The Ocean Floor For New Antibiotics

We asked oceanographer and drug discovery researcher William Fenical why the ocean may be the best chance for new lifesaving drugs.

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Scientist announce gravitational waves, hailed greatest discovery of the decade

Anytime a scientific discovery is called the greatest of the decade, it's a big deal. Scientists from the group known as LIGO are saying they've found proof of Gravitational Waves, something Einstein predicted 100 years ago but never thought would be detected. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Reports Claim Catholic Bishops Aren't Required To Report Sexual Abuse

A Vatican training document allegedly says victims and their guardians are responsible for reporting child sex abuse cases that occur in the church.

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Magazine publisher Time Inc. buys what's left of MySpace

MySpace, not dead yet, acquired by Time Inc. in a reach for better ad targeting

Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

A utility says it has stopped the leak from a ruptured well that gushed massive amounts of natural gas near Los Angeles for 16 weeks

S. Korea shuts down joint industrial park with N. Korea

Under the gaze of armed soldiers, large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border Thursday as South Korean workers began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea

What's So Exciting About Gravitational Waves?

The announcement that gravitational waves have been detected is a big deal, but you'd be forgiven for not immediately understanding why.

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Irish leaders hold 1st TV debate ahead of Feb. 26 election

The leaders of Ireland's four major parties have sparred in the first live debate ahead of the country's Feb. 26 election campaign

Latest: Lawyers disagree with charge against judge for death

Lawyers for an Arkansas judge facing a negligent homicide charge after his son's death in a hot car say they disagree with the prosecutor's decision to pursue criminal charges

The Latest: Cop guilty of manslaughter in stairwell shooting

A New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a pitch-dark public housing stairway has been convicted of manslaughter

If You Like Semi-Morbid Vacations, The Titanic II Is For You

Don't plan on buying those tickets just yet — the Titanic II isn't expected to be ready to sail until 2018.

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Goat facing 7 years in jail for eating flowers

A goat in India is staring down a seven year prison sentence for eating its neighbors flowers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

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Valentine's Day Is Such Garbage In Lebanon

Lebanon's government hasn't found a solution for the country's ongoing garbage problem. Cue the clowns.

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