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Donald Trump jokes that a Mexican plane could 'attack'

While campaigning in Manchester, New Hampshire, Donald Trump said that a plane flying over the event could be from Mexico preparing for an attack.

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

Contractor will testify in lawsuit over fatal Christmas fire

A contractor who initially took the blame for accidentally starting a fire in Connecticut that killed his girlfriend's three children and her parents on Christmas morning will testify in a wrongful-death lawsuit and turn over documents

New England Mafia ex-capo will return to Boston with charges

A former high-ranking member of the New England Mafia will be returned to Boston from Florida to face charges he lied to federal officials about the 1993 killing of a Boston nightclub owner

The Latest Cheating Scandal In Professional Cycling: Hidden Motors

The hottest new way to cheat in pro cycling is with hidden motors — hence the International Cycling Union's new thermal cameras.

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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Meet A Few Of Iraq's Orphans Who Lost Their Parents To ISIS

The aftermath of ISIS' stronghold on Sinjar and the city's later liberation left dozens of children without parents.

A maverick Duterte takes office as new Philippine president

Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, with some hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he will undercut one of Asia's liveliest democracies amid threats to kill criminals en masse

Man at center of 'Serial' podcast granted a new trial

After spending 16 years in prison, a man convicted of murder who was at the center of the podcast "Serial" has won a new trial in Baltimore

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.

Self-driving car driver killed in Florida collision, a first

Federal officials are reporting the first self-driving car fatality in the U.S.

Transgender People No Longer Banned From Openly Serving In US Military

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the military is eliminating its ban on letting transgender people openly serve in the armed forces.

Appeals court nixes $7.25B credit card swipe fee settlement

An appeals court has rejected a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees

Talks continue as Atlantic City casino strike deadline nears

With Atlantic City's lucrative July 4th holiday weekend fast approaching, the struggling seaside gambling resort is trying to avoid a strike against five of its eight casinos

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Florida police: Armed man killed himself during standoff

Florida police say an armed man has killed himself during an encounter with police

Elon Musk Is Giving Away 'Golden Tickets'

Only those who reserved Tesla's forthcoming electric car, the Model 3, have a chance to win.

Britain's Brexit Fallout: What Happens Next?

'Connect the World' explores the political turmoil after the country's historic vote to leave the European Union.

Google serves a 'Nougat' to fans of its Android software

Google is serving a new morsel for fans of its Android software

Father of 8-year-old victim: She was very lovely

CNN's Matt Rivers attended the funeral for four of the victims from the Istanbul airport terror attack and spoke with the father of an 8-year-old girl who was killed in the attack.

The Latest: Good Samaritan tried to help slain woman

A good Samaritan couldn't save a Las Vegas woman from what became a chaotic murder-suicide that left a family of five dead

The Latest: Judge says Indiana abortion law went too far

A federal judge says she decided to block an Indiana law prohibiting abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities because the state doesn't have the authority to limit a woman's reasons for ending a pregnancy

Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities

A new report suggests police in Connecticut are more likely to use stun guns on minorities

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Report: Donald Trump Is Vetting Chris Christie As A Potential VP Pick

Christie suspended his campaign in early February and was one of the first to throw his support behind Trump.

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.

British Politics Are In Omnishambles After Brexit

The political upheaval may be entertaining from across the pond, but it's also a red flag of the fallout from the vote to leave the European Union.