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Obamas get down on 'Star Wars' day

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama celebrate "Star Wars" Day dancing with characters from the movie.

AP FACT CHECK: Bringing coal jobs back to Appalachia

Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs is complicated by declining coal and cheap natural gas

North Carolina leaders denounce federal threat on LGBT law

North Carolina's Republican leaders are calling a federal warning about the legality of the state's new law limiting LGBT anti-discrimination rules a broad overreach by the government

Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist

The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain

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.

UK votes in local elections expected to deal blow to Labour

Britons are voting in local and regional elections expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party

10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

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.

NYC workplace protections take effect for family caregivers

Workplace protections are now in place for New York City residents who also have caregiving responsibilities at home

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.

Michigan House votes to pay Detroit school debt without Dems

After 15 hours of mostly private meetings, the Michigan House approved a $500 million restructuring plan for the ailing Detroit Public Schools

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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Police: Escaped inmate spotted at New Jersey CVS

Police in New Jersey say security footage has captured images of an inmate walking into a pharmacy a day after vanishing from a state prison

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.

New drone aims to be crash-proof

New technology aims to keep drones from crashing, as CNN's Samuel Burke reports.

World Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 class

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

How do you make the 'Drink of the Kentucky Derby'?

The mint julep is the traditional drink of the Kentucky Derby. CNN went to London's Edition hotel to find out how to make the refreshing cocktail.

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

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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

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.