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India: Women, class, and discrimination

Many in India are born and live as second class citizens putting women in jeopardy of falling victim to rape. CNN's Sumnina Udas reports.

California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

Thousands of homes have been evacuated as two massive wildfires rage in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities say a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames

Latest: 18 structures burned in Southern California fire

Authorities say 18 structures have burned in a massive wildfire that threatens more than 1,500 homes in canyons north of Los Angeles

Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC

Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention

Rio's Olympic Village Still Isn't Ready, But That's Not Uncommon

Members of team Australia said Rio's Olympic Village was unlivable because of plumbing and electrical issues. Though that's not a rare complaint.

French Border Checks Are Stranding Brits In Massive Traffic Jams

Heightened security is causing extreme traffic jams for Brits crossing the channel from the Port of Dover to France.

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Police: Man, likely attacker, dies in explosion in Germany

Police in the southern German city of Ansbach say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 people

Houston officers shoot, injure man with pellet gun

Houston police say two officers shot and injured a man who disregarded orders to drop a weapon that turned out to be a pellet gun

Family Says Man With Autism Traumatized After Police Shooting

Arnaldo Rios' caregiver was shot by a police officer while both were unarmed.

28 injured in crash involving bus, Jeep and tractor-trailer

More than two dozen people have been injured in a crash involving a bus, a Jeep and a tractor-trailer

Dark Trump vision "doesn't really jibe" with facts: Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama says the dark vision of America cast by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doesn't mesh with reality. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

The Latest: Mayor warns about heat wave during DNC protests

Philadelphia's mayor says he's not sure if the heat wave baking Philadelphia will lead to smaller crowds at marches and rallies before the Democratic National Convention, but he's urging people to limit time outdoors

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Socially Liberal, Fiscally Conservative Bloomberg Will Endorse Clinton

Michael Bloomberg is an independent who supports politicians from both sides of the aisle, but this time, he chose Hillary Clinton.

Two college football punters killed in car crash

Two football punters died in a car wreck, the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department said. Former Michigan State University punter Mike Sadler and University of Nebraska senior Sam Foltz were killed.

Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder

DNC interim chair: I apologized to Sanders' team

Incoming DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the convention and the email scandal.

10 Things to Know for Monday

Among 10 Things to Know: Clinton kicks off convention amid party discord, heat waves bakes US, some Russians could compete in Rio

Police: Woman found dead in upstate NY, daughter charged

Police say the mother of a woman whose remains led to the discovery of 10 sets of human remains strewn along Long Island's Gilgo Beach was found dead in her apartment

Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality

Activists who protested racial injustice 50 years ago say the country still needs honest dialogue about race _ even if it's uncomfortable for some people to acknowledge that black lives have long been devalued

Why A Vocal Democrat Is Predicting A Trump Win In November

Michael Moore, who predicted Trump's GOP nomination, now predicts a Donald Trump win in November.

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Death And Destruction: China's Flooding Problem Strikes Again

The latest round of flooding has killed more than 150 people and affected millions.

ASEAN split on how to deal with China in South China Sea row

Southeast Asia's main grouping has opened a meeting of their foreign ministers, deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea

Aug. sentencing for couple who planned to join Islamic State

A federal judge has scheduled sentencing next month for a Mississippi couple who pleaded guilty to planning to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State group