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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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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

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

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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Australia could soon elect 5th prime minister in 3 years

Australians go to the polls Saturday with the opposition leader vying to become the country's fifth prime minister in three years

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

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

U.S. House plans vote on guns

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will vote next week on a measure to keep guns out of the hands of people on government terrorism watch lists. Linda So reports.

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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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Hillary Clinton's public and private Benghazi remarks

Jake Tapper compares Hillary Clinton's public and private statements in the aftermath of the 2012 Benghazi attacks. Read the full post at FactCheck.org.

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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

Covering 50 years of presidential politics

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Hume Kennerly has spent 50 years covering presidential politics in the United States.

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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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Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute malfunction

An Oklahoma skydiver delivering the game ball for a professional soccer match says muscle memory kicked in when his parachute malfunctioned in an incident he captured on camera

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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