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Flash flooding in Texas

Texas, Oklahoma face record-breaking rains

Record-breaking rain had emergency crews scrambling to help inundated residents of Oklahoma City late Saturday, as they carried out 48 high water rescues. Residents of several neighborhoods called 911 to report flooded homes.

Radar screens showed mor...

Cleveland shooting protest

Protests, arrests follow officer's acquittal

Police arrested demonstrators in downtown Cleveland on Saturday night following the acquittal of a police officer who stood trial in the 2012 shooting death of two unarmed people.

CNN video showed police in riot gear moving down East Fourth Street, a ...

Beatification of Oscar Romero

Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero beatified

Almost 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood.

Tens of thousands of people crowded El Salvador's Savior of the World Plaza...

Fleet Week New York

Selfies with sailors mark Fleet Week New York

It was only a matter of time before social media infiltrated Fleet Week New York, the annual celebration of sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen leading up to Memorial Day.

Iraq v ISIS

Counterattack launched against ISIS near Ramadi

After days of ISIS fighters advancing east out of Ramadi, an alliance of Iraqi forces opposed to the terror group have launched a counterattack -- hoping to push them away from a key Iraqi military base and the country's capital.

The Iraqis repelled a...

Cleveland shooting

DOJ to review Cleveland police shooting

The Department of Justice announced Saturday that it will review the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple by a white police officer in Cleveland.

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Ben Carson captures southern GOP straw poll

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson handily won the Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll on Saturday, the first major survey to take the temperature of the Republican presidential field in the south.

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Clinton email dump won't stop Benghazi questions

The emails to 'H' don't contain a smoking gun, at least not yet.

That's hardly surprising since Hillary Clinton herself chose which emails to turn over to the State Department.

But the first batch of messages released from the now-notorious personal a...

Ireland voters pass same-sex marriage

Irish voters pass same-sex marriage

Same-sex couples will soon be able to walk down the aisle in the Emerald Isle.

Voters in Ireland overwhelmingly chose to change their nation's constitution Friday, becoming the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through popular ...

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Pride over Ireland's same-sex marriage vote

The Internet exploded with rainbows Saturday as Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through a popular vote.

Ireland became a worldwide trending topic on social media after voters approved the referendum by as mu...

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7 pains men should never ignore

Men's Health has a list of seven pains that may signify something serious for men.

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Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

Test your Memorial Day knowledge

Test your knowledge of Memorial Day facts and see how well you know the holiday in this slideshow.

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Top 10 U.S. beaches of 2015

With beach season upon us, Dr. Beach lists his top picks for sandy stretches in 2015.

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By the numbers: Boy Scouts of America

The president of the Boy Scouts of America called for the organization to end its ban on gay adults in remarks at the organization's national business meeting Thursday. Take a look at the numbers behind America's largest youth organization.

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Stars send off Letterman with Twitter tributes

Stars who didn't attend the taping of David Letterman's final episode took to Twitter and paid tribute with the hashtag #ThanksDave

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Notable TV exits through the years

David Letterman signed off from late-night television after 33 years Wednesday night. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.

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High Fashion at Cannes International Film Festival

Every year, the beautiful people hobnob with international fashion models and movie stars from Hollywood, Bollywood and the Far East at the Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France.

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California oil slick stretches for miles

A pipeline leaked about 21,000 gallons of crude oil near a beach in California, authorities said, creating a dark sheen that stretched for miles.

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NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline

While the NFLPA is appealing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension, team owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday he will "reluctantly" accept the team's punishment. Check out the timeline of events in the case so far.

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Cannes Film Festival nears awarding prestigious 'Golden Palm'

The Cannes Film Festival is coming to a close, with the awarding of its prestigious "Golden Palm"

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Despondent mom found pushing dead son on swing

What police discovered upon closer inspection was completely unexpected.

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4.8 magnitude earthquake hits Las Vegas

An earthquake struck Las Vegas late Friday morning.

Richard Prince Instagram art

Artist makes big bucks with other people's photos

The exhibit “New Portraits” by Richard Prince  features pictures reprinted from Instagram. Some of the works sold for $100,000 -- and the Instagram users say Prince never got their permission to use the images.

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