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Rescued circus lions getting new home in S. Africa

Circus lions rescued from abusive circuses in South America are given a second chance at a nature sanctuary in South Africa. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Navajos shocked as details of kidnapping death emerge

Details of the final moments of the life of an 11-year-old girl found slain on a reservation in New Mexico emerged Wednesday through court documents

Kansas City streetcars making comeback after 6-decade hiatus

Six decades after Kansas City shuttered one of the nation's largest streetcar networks, a modern but much smaller version is set to open in its central business district

Powerball jackpot reaches $348 million

Powerball officials estimate the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing will be worth $348 million, the second highest Powerball prize this year

Egyptian Official Blames Violence In Middle East On 'Tom And Jerry'

There's a lot of violence in the Middle East, and one Egyptian official blames violent movies, video games and... "Tom and Jerry."

Biggest Threats to Humanity Determined

Oxford University determined the biggest threats to humanity over the next five years. Let's be honest, not many of these are too shocking. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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If You're Homeless And In Need, Stealing Food Is OK In Italy

The court ruled that due to "the condition of the defendant" and the small amount of food he took, a man wouldn't be punished for his actions.

Wildfires cause chaos in Canada town

At least half of a northern Alberta city was ordered evacuated as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents

MTA: 1 ½-year or 3-year shutdown for L train repairs

A subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest neighborhoods to New York City's commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months, or see extremely limited service for three years, under two possible plans

America Has Too Much Cheese

I never thought i'd say this but it seems America has too much cheese. We have our biggest surplus of cheese in the past 32 years so get out there and do your part. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died

An assistant says former Republican Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah, one of the first incumbents ousted in a national wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died

Navy SEAL Is The Third US Casualty In Iraq's Fight Against ISIS

Charles Keating IV was aiding a contingent of U.S. troops pinned down during an ISIS firefight.

Total of 42 Hanford workers evaluated for chemical exposure

Officials say the number of workers at Hanford Nuclear Reservation evaluated for chemical vapor exposure has climbed to 42 since Thursday

Kasich dropping out of presidential race: sources

Ohio Governor John Kasich is reportedly about to announce the end of his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, following Donald Trump’s Indiana primary win making him the presumptive party nominee. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Court to hear forced medication appeal in doctor murder case

The Connecticut Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Thursday on whether the state can force antipsychotic medication on a doctor charged with killing a Yale University physician

This Wisconsin Town Is Putting A Price On Bullies

On the first offense, parents get a warning. If the child keeps bullying, parents get a $366 fine.

Holocaust survivors celebrate Bar Mitzvahs

As CNN's Oren Liebermann reports, Holocaust survivors have Barmitzvahs in Jerusalem.

World Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 class

World Video Game Hall of Fame in Rochester prepares to induct 2016 class

Onboard a nuclear attack submarine

A trip to the ocean depths on a U.S. nuclear attack submarine as deep-sea tensions with Russia grow.

Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation

Detroit teachers who had closed city schools for two days by calling out sick say they will return to the classroom Wednesday after being assured by the district's manager that they would continue to be paid

The Latest: Detroit schools opening after teacher sick-out

Detroit students are returning to class after teachers who called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they will continue to be paid

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Reports of gunfire at Houston-area transportation company

Officers are responding to reports of gunfire at a transportation company near Houston

This DOJ Letter Could Be The End Of North Carolina's House Bill 2

The letter says the state's new law violates Title VII and IX of the U.S. Civil Rights Act.

Man Sues Employer Because His Job Was Boring

A man in France is suing his former employer because he's saying that the job was too boring. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the specifics.