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Mystery object slams into Jupiter

Videos emerged this week of an object apparently hitting Jupiter. The footage shows a quick flash on the right side of the planet as an object seemingly makes impact.

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US judge blocks Mississippi law limiting gay marriage

A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

Are we overusing the tribute of flying flag at half-staff?

Nearly every day somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes is flying low, ordered to half-staff in one of the most significant gestures of mourning and respect

Apple Might Buy Jay Z's Streaming Service To Stick It To Spotify

An Apple acquisition would prevent Tidal exclusives that might sway listeners away from Apple Music, plus it could help Apple compete with Spotify.

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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.

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Myanmar decries demotion on US human trafficking blacklist

Myanmar says it is sad and regrettable that the United States has placed the country on its list of the world's worst human trafficking offenders, a move that was welcomed by rights groups as long overdue

Officials: Boy, 8, critical after found in cruise ship pool

The U.S. Coast Guard says an 8-year-old boy who fell into a pool on a cruise ship off the coast of New Jersey and nearly drowned is in critical condition

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.

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Too much Brussels in EU, new presidency says after UK exit

Slovakia takes over the EU's presidency determined to help reconnect the EU with its citizens and put decision-making back in the hands of Europe's nations as the bloc reels from Britain's vote to leave

The Navy Blames Itself For Those 10 Sailors Captured By Iran

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told the press "a number of small problems" led to an international incident in Iranian waters.

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US judge blocks Mississippi law on religious objections to gay marriage

US energy secretary sees oil market coming into balance

US energy secretary sees oil supply and demand coming into balance over next year following supply glut that depressed prices

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Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion law

A federal judge is blocking a new law that places restrictions on abortion clinics in Florida

Your Doctor Probably Gets Paid By A Drug Company

A new report reveals doctors and training hospitals received a whopping $6.5 billion in payments from drug and medical device companies last year.

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Report: Gingrich, Christie leading Trump VP list

The Washington Post is reporting that Gov. Chris Christie and Newt Gingrich are leading the list for Donald Trump's potential running mate. CNN's Carl Bernstein and Douglas Brinkley weigh in on if the choices will help Trump.

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Yahoo CEO paints bright picture with potential sale looming

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer seeks to reassure company is heading in right direction with potential sale of troubled internet business looming in background

Dad trying to save son from ISIS dies in Turkey attack

Dr. Fathi Bayoudh had travelled to Turkey to rescue his son who had left home to join ISIS, and ended up dying in the Istanbul airport terror attack. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

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Cowboy on horse who snarled traffic on NY bridge is arrested

New York City police have arrested an 80-year-old man who gained national fame by riding his horse around the country saying he was a cowboy who wanted to help hungry children

Texas abortions dropped 15 percent after now overturned law

Abortions in Texas plummeted 15 percent a year after the state passed tough restrictions on the procedure that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down

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

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A Tesla Driver Was Killed In A Crash While Using Autopilot

Earlier this year, the same driver had shared dashcam video of Tesla's autopilot saving him from a crash.

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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.

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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.

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