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Kentucky grants Bernie Sanders re-canvass of primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders has been granted the opportunity to re-canvass the voting machines in Kentucky's primary where he narrowly lost to Hillary Clinton.

Teresa Heinz Kerry to step down as chair of Heinz Endowments

Teresa Heinz Kerry says she'll step down as chairwoman of the Heinz Endowments and her three sons will fill the position in a series of four-year rotations

NY man found not guilty of wife's death in 4th murder trial

A wealthy New York man on trial for a fourth time since his wife disappeared in 2001 has been found not guilty of murder

Utah doctor convicted in wife's death appeals sex abuse case

A Utah doctor found guilty of drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub is appealing a separate sexual abuse conviction

How Trap Karaoke Went From A Bar To Barclays Center

Since starting in a small New York bar, Trap Karaoke has been all over: Oakland, Atlanta, Chicago and D.C.

Ancient Egyptian Sex and Power Spells Deciphered

Ancient Egyptian sex and power spells have now been deciphered.

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New Evidence Suggests An Explosion Downed EgyptAir Flight 804

New evidence suggests an explosion happened before EgyptAir Flight 804 went down, but officials aren't sure what caused it.

Friends, Romans: help restore Rome's ruins, monuments

Rome has pleaded for patrons to help pay for the restoration and maintenance of some of the hundreds of fountains, monuments, archaeological sites and historical streets in the Italian capital

House set to approve bill to regulate toxic chemicals

The House is set to pass a bipartisan bill that would for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxic chemicals in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture

Pregnant Woman's Cravings for Bubbles Was 'Better Than Sex'

A Liverpool woman says her cravings to eat bubbles during her pregnancy were better than sex. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story and other weird pregnancy cravings.

Bill could put a range of chemicals under federal scrutiny

A bill slated for approval in Congress this week would set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals, including formaldehyde and styrene, that have gone unregulated for decades

There Really Is A 'Right' Way To Pay Off Your Student Loans

You can choose the repayment strategy that will boost your psyche or the method that will cost less over time.

Freddie Gray: Prosecutor criticized after officer acquittal

Baltimore's top prosecutor is facing criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in 2015 death of Freddie Gray, the African-American man severely injured in police custody

Toyota to invest in ride-hailing app Uber

Toyota is making an investment in ride-hailing app Uber

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Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parents

For millennials, living with parents is now most common arrangement for first time on record

Humanity's Worst Trick: Making Big Cats Disappear

Conservation groups say big cat populations are shrinking across the board and that human factors play a role in those declines.

World's first septuplets graduate high school

The seven McCaughey siblings graduated from Carlisle High School in Iowa. They are the world's first surviving septuplets.

Solar plane's flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania postponed

A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed

Can Politicians Play Nice? Some are trying

Ted Celeste, founder of the University of Arizona's National Institute for Civil Discourse, says he wants to teach lawmakers how to be civil.

Official snared in bribery case dies in suspicious crash

A Florida city official has been killed in a suspicious single-vehicle crash a day before he was scheduled to surrender in a criminal corruption case

The Latest: Alabama House speaker's ethics trial to start

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard arrives at county courthouse for start of his trial on felony ethics charges

Detroit man cleared of attempted murder in shooting of judge

A man accused of shooting a federal judge outside a Detroit house has been acquitted of attempted murder

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Fewer And Fewer People Are Smoking In The US

Only 15.1 percent of American adults were smokers in 2015.

Get Ready: Octopuses and Squids are Taking Over the Oceans

Research shows the octopus is growing. Not just in size, but in number. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) explains.

If EgyptAir Crash Is Terrorism, Why Has No One Claimed Responsibility?

It's rare for a terrorist group to wait more than 36 hours to claim responsibility for an international event.