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Donald Trump narrows vice president list

CNN's Jim Acosta reports presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has made a short list of vice presidential candidates and may announce his pick before the Republican convention.

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California governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed six stringent gun-control measures, including a requirement that people turn in certain high-capacity magazines and regulations requiring background checks for ammunition sales

Mexican man on Texas death row loses federal appeal

A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Mexican man on Texas death row for the slayings of his wife and two children at their Rio Grande Valley home more than 24 years ago

Cowboy who rode horse over bridge denies cruelty charges

An 80-year-old man who gained fame riding horses around the country saying he's a cowboy helping hungry children has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges in New York City

Several Killed, Hostages Taken During Attack In Bangladesh

The attackers stormed a popular cafe in the capital city of Dhaka, engaging in a firefight with police.

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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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The Olympics Are Forcing Rio's Poorest Citizens From Their Homes

Construction for the 2016 Olympics has forced many of Rio de Janeiro's poorest citizens out of their homes.

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Police say 2 officers killed in Bangladesh attack

Police say two officers have been killed by attackers who stormed a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka; Islamic State claims responsibility

UN chief: Fight extremism with education, social media

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon presents plan to the 193-member General Assembly aimed at preventing violent extremism around the world

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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Gingrich is a top contender for Trump's VP

America's Meat Obsession Isn't Great For The Environment

You might've heard that a pound of meat takes about 2,500 gallons of water to produce. Here's why.

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Report: Albuquerque police failed in use-of-force reviews

A federal monitor says the Albuquerque Police Department has struggled to adequately review use-of-force cases, while the SWAT units are doing a better job of de-escalating stand-offs and other high-stress situations

Puerto Rico faces historic default as rescue bill approved

Puerto Rico faces a historic default Friday as the U.S. territory prepares to enter unchartered waters under the guidance of a newly enacted federal control board to oversee the island's finances amid a dire economic crisis

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No charges planned for mom who whipped burglary suspect sons

A Louisiana district attorney says he has no intention of charging a 30-year-old mother arrested for whipping her three boys after she found out they had burglarized a neighbor's house

What The Hell Is This Noise Jupiter's Making?

Jupiter's magnetic field is the largest and strongest of any planet's in our solar system.

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99 million-year-old bird wing discovered

Scientists have discovered a 99-year-old bird wing trapped in amber that shows the similarities between dinosaurs and modern bird feathers.

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Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA

Federal officials are calling it the first U.S. fatality involving self-driving technology

Government mannequins have a rough life

Every year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission uses mannequins to demonstrate the dangers of using fireworks.

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The Latest: Gov. Bryant disappointed by ruling

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he's disappointed by a federal judge's ruling that blocks a law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples

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

4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

Officials say four children in Memphis have been fatally stabbed and their mother has been taken into custody

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'Amityville Horror' House For Sale — With No Mention Of Its Past

The "Amityville Horror" house is on the market, and the real estate agent doesn't have to tell buyers that six people were murdered there.

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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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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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