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Inside the world's deepest blue hole

Plummeting to depths of 300m (987ft), researchers say this sinkhole in the South China Sea is the deepest in the world.

Hikers from Vermont lost in national park in South Dakota

Authorities are searching for two hikers from Vermont who are missing in Badlands National Park in South Dakota

Chipotle says it plans to open burger restaurant

Chipotle says it plans to open burger restaurant in Ohio this fall

Nevada board eyes settlement with sports book operator

Nevada regulators are expected to approve a settlement with one of the state's largest sports book operators after it acknowledged underpaying winning bets despite a previous warning involving a separate scandal

The Strange, Dangerous Truth About Dietary And Workout Supplements

These supplements don't need government approval to be sold. If there's an issue, it might take months or years before they're pulled from stores.

Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Turkey Targets The Media In Latest Post-Coup Attempt Crackdown

It appears the government isn't done issuing arrest warrants in relation to the failed coup earlier this month.

Turkish military faces overhaul after failed coup

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is set to chair a top-level military meeting that is likely to lead to a major shake-up within the country's armed forces following a failed coup by renegade military officers

Minnesota mom convicted of hiding 2 teen daughters from dad

A Minnesota mother has been found guilty of concealing her two daughters from their dad for more than two years

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

Trump Adviser Calls For All Muslims On Terror Watch List To Be Tagged

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani advocated on Wednesday for Muslims on the FBI's terror watch list to be electronically tracked.

Woman pleads guilty to killing 5-year-old son with poison

A Maryland mother has admitted giving her 5-year-old son a fatal overdose of antihistamine last year before setting her car on fire with the child inside

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Florida man arrested; doughnut flakes test positive for meth

Daniel Rushing probably won't be eating Krispy Kreme doughnuts in his car anymore. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the 64-year-old was arrested when police officers spotted flakes of glaze on his floorboard and thought they were pieces of crystal meth

An Orangutan Was Able To Learn, And Mimic, Human Speech

An international team of researchers played a game of "do as I do" with an orangutan. Surprisingly, the animal was able to learn new sounds.

Want to communicate with others? Paint!

Find out how an aspiring artist in Ghana is using his passion to empower his community.

Facebook agrees to refunds on in-app purchases by minors

Court documents show Facebook has agreed to allow users to request refunds of in-app purchases made by minors as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit

Meet one of Marrakech's top photographers

For Ali Chraibi, using film and developing his own photos are his ways of shaping the images of a city that's inspired artists for centuries.

Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1

Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze

Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry

NC GOP mistakenly harangues Kaine for lapel pin, apologizes

North Carolina Republicans have apologized to vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine for mistakenly critiquing him for wearing a foreign flag during his acceptance speech

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Our Summer Of Meteor Showers Begins Thursday Night

Astronomers aren't certain where the Delta Aquarid meteors come from, but they think they might originate from a comet discovered in 1986.

Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Mexico's Other Border Problem Might Be Its Biggest One

Activists accuse Mexico's Southern Border Program of failing to protect migrants from corruption and extortion by government officials.