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Hang gliding over Rio

Rio is best seen from above, perhaps there's no better way to do that than by hang gliding from its picturesque peaks, to its beautiful beaches. CNN's Arwa Damon gives it a try.

Army report: Grenade found in room of Dallas gunman in 2014

An Army report says the reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014

2 Chicago officers relieved of powers after suspect killed

Police say two Chicago officers involved in a shooting that left a suspect dead were relieved of their police powers even as the case is still being investigated

Chicago police officers fatally shoot person in stolen car

Chicago police are investigating a shooting by two officers that left one person dead

Trump Is Starting To Agree With Calls To 'Lock Up' Clinton Over Emails

At a Colorado rally, Donald Trump said he was tired of playing "Mr. Nice Guy."

Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Does Violence In Kashmir Mean A Medicine Shortage?

Violence has recently surged in disputed Kashmir. But volunteers and the government are on opposite sides about whether there's enough medicine.

Rabbi was behind meeting between pope, Polish rescuers

During Pope Francis' visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday was an encounter with 25 Christian Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust _ a powerfully symbolic meeting that Poland's chief rabbi played a key role in orchestrating

Riverboat loses power, drifts from Nebraska to Iowa

Authorities say at least three people have been injured when a riverboat carrying 135 passengers struck a riverbank in Omaha, Nebraska, lost power and drifted across the Missouri River before coming to rest near a park in Council Bluffs, Iowa

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states

Courts have dealt setbacks to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting

The US Navy Is Honoring Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

Milk, the first openly gay elected official in a major U.S. city, served in the Navy.

NYPD do: Officers stage traffic stop for marriage proposal

New York City police officers staged a phony traffic stop for a man who wanted an unusual setting for his marriage proposal

US-banned genetically modified wheat is found in Washington

Federal authorities say genetically modified wheat that's banned for sale or production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state

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The Latest: Chicago officer sues after firing recommendation

A Chicago police officer is suing the agency that investigates police misconduct after it recommended his firing over excessive force complaints

Another Woman Has Come Forward With Allegations Against Roger Ailes

A new report about Laurie Luhn comes after Ailes' resignation from Fox News earlier this month.

Watch lava from volcano flow into Pacific Ocean

Lava from the Kilauea Volcano on The Big Island of Hawaii is flowing into the Pacific Ocean.

What's troubling athletes arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'

As though Zika threats and polluted waters aren't giving Olympic athletes and visitors enough to worry about, they are arriving in Rio to discover ... they can't play "Pokemon Go." The game has spread like wildfire, but it isn't available in Brazil yet

Sandy Hook Elementary to reopen

The rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary bears no resemblance to the old building that stood on the same property December 14, 2012. That was the day an armed man walked into the school and took the lives of 26 people.

Dozens march in Dallas against police violence toward blacks

Several dozen protesters marched through downtown Dallas to protest police violence toward blacks while also paying homage to five police officers slain by a sniper during a July 7 demonstration

Army releases report on Dallas gunman's sex harassment case

A newly released military report details how the Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers stole a female soldier's underwear and tried to hide what he did under investigation

Police: 2 San Diego police officers shot

Authorities say two police officers have been shot in a San Diego neighborhood

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Democrats Might Have Another Hack On Their Hands

The U.S. Department of Justice is now looking into a possible hack on Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Chernobyl May Produce Energy Again, But This Time It Will Be Clean

Chernobyl's idle land may be used as a solar energy farm.