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First U.S. to Cuba cruise in decades sets sail

The first U.S. cruise ship bound for Cuba in decades sets sail as salsa music played and protesters picketed nearby. CNN's Patrick Oppmann has the details.

Latest: Hundreds of May Day demonstrators take to LA streets

May Day demonstrators carrying signs and chanting slogans have taken to the streets of Los Angeles to demand more rights for workers and immigrants

Firefighters battle huge fire at New York City church

Firefighters are battling a huge fire at a historic church in New York City

Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained

Q&A: Getting up to speed on Puerto Rico's debt crisis

The Cruz Campaign Corrects Heidi After She Calls Ted An Immigrant

Ted Cruz's campaign said his wife "misspoke" when she referred to Cruz as an immigrant. It's an important distinction for his presidential hopes.

One of the Largest Circus Lion Rescues Ever

Animal Defenders International is planning the largest airlift of lions ever. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

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Brussels Airport Reopens Departure Lounge 6 Weeks After Attacks

Brussels Airport partially reopened the departure hall roughly 40 days after the attacks at the airport.

Venezuela hikes minimum wage 30 percent amid economic crunch

Venezuela's president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation

Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year

Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and worker rights and against hateful campaign rhetoric in a heated presidential election year

Docs Say Serial Killers Have Specific Genes

Experts have studied the minds of serial killers for year. Now they say many of them might have a unique brain structure. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.

Trump to use Sanders' 'unqualified' comment against Clinton

Look out for Bernie Sanders to help front-runner Donald Trump compete against Democrat Hillary Clinton

Schools Nationwide Face Tight Budgets — In Detroit, Teachers Go Unpaid

Detroit Public Schools can't afford teachers, summer school or special education services — and lots of schools across the nation are cutting budgets.

Sick-out by Detroit teachers prompts 21 school closures

The union that represents Detroit's public school teachers is urging members to call in sick Monday

Companies crucial to energy exploration abandon $34B merger

The Justice Department says two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration _ Halliburton and Baker Hughes _ have abandoned their planned merger

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CSX train derails in Northeast DC, possible hazardous leak

A CSX freight train has derailed in Washington, D.C., leaving several cars overturned and a possible hazardous leak

Box Office Top 3: 'Keanu' Isn't Quite Adorable Enough To Take No. 1

Audiences loved the bite-sized sketches that initially brought the comedic duo fame, but critics say the transition to feature film was rocky.

President Obama: Most proud of raising my daughters

President Obama says that acting as Michelle Obama's "assistant" in raising his two daughters is what he is most proud of.

Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job

Donald Trump: We can't allow China to 'rape our country'

Speaking at a rally in Indiana, Donald Trump lamented that China gets the better trade deals, vowing to change it when he becomes the president. CNN's Jessica Schneider reports.

10 Things to Know for Monday

Among 10 Things to Know: US pushes for renewed truce in Syria; passengers set sail from Miami on historic cruise to Cuba; where Malia Obama is going to college

LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law

Opponents of a Mississippi allowing religious groups and some private businesses to deny services to same-sex couples and transgender people protested Sunday in Jackson

After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba

After a half-century of waiting, passengers set sail from Miami on an historic cruise to Havana, the first such trip from the U.S. since recent policy changes

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Bernie Sanders Says Plan On A Contested Convention

After a rough Super Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders says he plans to keep running and that there will be a contested convention.

Olympian Auctions Ad Space on Arm

Olympian Nick Simmonds is auctioning off some space on his arm that can be used for ads during the 2016 track and field season. Problem is, he's not exactly allowed to do that. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) breaks it down.

Is Princess Charlotte Walking Now?

Photos released for her first birthday show just how fast she's growing.