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Mother of Orlando victim honors her son at DNC

During a speech at the Democratic National Convention, mother Christine Leinonen honored her son who was killed in the Orlando shootings at Pulse Nightclub.

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Psych exam ordered for man in Times Square fake-bomb scare

A man accused of tossing a fake bomb into a police van in Times Square is headed for a psychiatric examination to determine whether he's fit to stand trial

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

A judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia

AP news guide: More unrest as police shooting probe goes on

Nearly 70 protesters have been arrested in St. Paul this week as the fallout from a black man's police shooting death and the investigation into it continue

Clinton Broke The Glass Ceiling, But All We've Seen Is Her Husband

Hillary Clinton was named the Democratic presidential nominee Tuesday night, but most media outlets announced the news with photos of Bill Clinton.

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Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Mexico's Other Border Problem Might Be Its Biggest One

Activists accuse Mexico's Southern Border Program of failing to protect migrants from corruption and extortion by government officials.

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IS magazine describes bombers preparations in Germany

The online magazine of the Islamic State group has described how a 27-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up at a bar in the southern German town of Ansbach spent months planning the attack

The Latest: Reagan shooter can leave hospital, live in Va.

The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will continue to live under a number of restrictions when he leaves a Washington mental hospital next month

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

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For Rohingya Refugees, The US Feels Like Being Born Again

The new Rohingya Culture Center of Chicago is a safe refuge for these persecuted Muslims.

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The Latest: Prosecutors drop charges in Freddie Gray case

Prosecutors have dropped the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction

Nintendo $50 million down, but not out

A $50 million loss may take the shine off the launch of Pokemon Go, but it's not all bad for Nintendo. This round of quarterly earnings didn't include any profits from the hit app, and in general, analysts are confident there will be good news to come next time around. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Investment banker blames father at NY insider trading trial

The lawyer for an investment banker on trial for insider trading blamed the man's father for betraying his son through illegal profitable trades

Oklahoma's first black state senator dies at 86

Family members say Oklahoma's first black state senator, who held a sit-in at the state Capitol with civil rights icon Clara Luper and fought to keep the state's only historically black university open, has died

Just Because E-Cigs Are Better For You Doesn't Mean They're Healthy

A new study refutes the idea that e-cigarettes are a healthy alternative to smoking. Scientists found two undiscovered chemicals in e-liquids.

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Lee Daniels talks gun violence at Democratic convention

Academy award nominated director Lee Daniels used his speech at the Democratic National Convention to urge action to limit gun violence.

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Hiroshima unhappy atomic-bomb park is 'Pokemon Go' site

"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased

Best and worst convention entrances and exits

Both the Republican and Democratic National Convention showcased drama, but here are the best and worst convention entrances and exits. Jeanne Moos has the good, the bad and the awkward.

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Ships rescue 46 people from sinking boat off Alaska islands

Two good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said

Cops to protest over Black Lives Matter sign at city hall

Police officers in Massachusetts are planning to protest after the mayor of Somerville refused to remove a Black Lives Matter banner from city hall

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Audit: Kansas foster care system puts children at risk

State auditors say the Kansas Department for Children and Families is struggling to adequately oversee private foster care contractors, putting children in the system at risk

An Antibiotic Found In Our Noses Fights MRSA

MRSA is the most common superbug, but the key to fighting it may have been hidden right up our noses.

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Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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