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Writers unite against Donald Trump

A large group of writers unite in a letter against a Trump presidency. CNN's Errol Barnett interviews the author of the letter, Andrew Altschul.

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Testimony continues in trial of Alabama House speaker

Testimony is continuing in the ethics trial of the Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard

Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition

Homes damaged but small town spared after Kansas tornado

Officials say a large tornado damaged or destroyed as many as 25 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town

There's Something Wonderful About This Kid's Bottle-Flipping Act

Mike Senatore's senior talent show act was sublime in its simplicity.

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Police Called on Naked Sleepwalker in the Streets

A sleepwalking tourist was approached by police who were expecting it to be a dare of some kind. Fortunately and unfortunately it was just a bad night for the person sleeping. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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This Sinkhole Swallowed More Than A Dozen Cars In Florence, Italy

The cars slid into the hole, which reached depths of 22 feet in some spots.

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Muslim mob attacks Christian homes in Egyptian province

Muslim mob attacks, torches Christian homes in village south of Egyptian capital

More testimony on future of a dangerous jail in New Orleans

A hearing on the future management of New Orleans' notoriously dangerous jail is set to resume in federal court

A Statue of the Virgin Mary Crying a Single Tear Sparks Pilgrimage

A statue of the Virgin Mary in Floridablanco, Colombia has sparked a pilgrimage after the statue appeared to have cried a single tear of blood. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

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WHO: Some 1,000 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 years

Nearly 1,000 people killed in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past 2 years

9 States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

Several states have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its guidelines on accommodating transgender students.

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Hawaii official: Plane crash deaths rare for visitors

Two brothers from Oklahoma were among five people killed when a skydiving tour plane crashed this week in Hawaii _ in what a health official describes as a "fairly rare" cause of death for visitors to the island chain

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State Dept. Probe Finds Email Issues Run Much Deeper Than Clinton

The inspector general found "longstanding systemic weaknesses related to electronic record and communications" at the State Department.

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Comedian Tommy Chong is 'Feeling the Bern'

Comedian Tommy Chong is throwing his support behind Bernie Sanders. He explains why to CNN's Isha Sesay and John Vause.

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In Gawker fight, Hogan may have billionaire in his corner

News reports say pro wrestler Hulk Hogan's legal battle against Gawker has been secretly backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel

State Department report slams Clinton email use

A U.S. State Deptartment report says Clinton broke email rules adding fire to Trump's 'Crooked HIllary' claim. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.

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Michelle Obama set to speak at Native American commencement

Michelle Obama plans to address 105 Native American high school graduates during a commencement speech that comes as she spotlights the plight of tribal youth in the final months of her husband's presidency

Repo man's attempt to take car leads to deadly Utah chase

A Utah repossession agent has been charged with manslaughter after prosecutors said he forced a mother from a road in her SUV while trying to take back the vehicle

Protests for $15 wage expected at McDonald's headquarters

Protesters demanding a higher minimum wage are expected to march on the McDonald's Corp. headquarters near Chicago ahead of the fast-food giant's annual shareholders' meeting

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America Is About To Have A Third-Party Nominee: Gary Johnson

The Libertarian Party candidate will be on the ballot in all 50 states.

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Man Offering Free Caribbean Trip to Whoever Can Help His Girlfriend

A professional kite surfer is offering a free six month trip to the caribbean to anyone who can help his girlfriend with her physical therapy. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the hotels.

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Active Duty US Soldiers, Veteran Reach The Top Of Mount Everest

After starting an expedition in April, two active duty U.S. soldiers and a single-leg amputee veteran made it to the top of Mount Everest.

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