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Source: Christie being vetted for Trump VP pick

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former Donald Trump rival turned top defender, is being vetted as a potential VP candidate, a source confirmed to CNN.

Court upholds Iowa's ban on voting rights for felons

The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld the state's longstanding policy of barring felons from voting unless their rights are restored by the governor

Military base near DC on lockdown, active shooter report

Military base near Washington said Thursday it is on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter

Google Calendar outage leaves users frustrated

Google says it expects to have Google Calendar up and running normally following widespread reports of an outage Thursday morning

Indian Workers Get Huge Raise — But Can The Government Afford It?

It's a balance of risk, reward and economic growth.

There's a Reason Your Spaghetti Spoon Has a Hole

Here's a fun thing you probably didn't know but there's a specific and useful reason why your spaghetti spoon has a hole in it. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has that reason.

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At Least 13 People Detained In Connection With Istanbul Airport Attack

Turkish authorities say at least nine other people suspected of communicating with ISIS were also arrested in another city in the country.

Egypt marks overthrow of Islamist president with new holiday

Egypt is gearing up for a newly declared national holiday to celebrate the army's 2013 overthrow of an Islamist president

APNewsBreak: To fight foreclosure, NYC buying mortgages

APNewsBreak: New York City is taking a novel approach to addressing enduring pockets of the home-foreclosure crisis: buying long-unpaid mortgages directly from the federal government

Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Almost Got Us Too

A new study is saying that not only did the Dinosaurs die from the asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago but 93% of mammals passed as well. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

Joint Base Andrews Was On Lockdown After Report Of Active Shooter

Personnel at the U.S. military base in Maryland were asked to shelter in place.

Cowboy on horse who snarled traffic on NY bridge is arrested

New York City police have arrested an 80-year-old man who gained national fame by riding his horse around the country saying he was a cowboy who wanted to help hungry children

Asian markets: Brexit not the only worry

Mixed messages from Asia - and a reminder of less recent risks - as a survey shows China's economy rebounding in the second quarter, but Japan factory orders at a three-year low. David Pollard reports.

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US ambassador: Carry out NKorea sanctions aggressively

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is calling on member states to aggressively carry out the sanctions outlined in a March Security Council resolution aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests

Mutilated Body Parts Wash Ashore In Rio de Janeiro Near Olympic Venue

Body parts were found on Copacabana beach, the site of the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration and Olympic sand volleyball.

UK labor leader under fire for anti-semitic remark

UK Labor Leader Jeremy Corbyn's controversial remarks cause tension between Israel and the UK. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

NBC to offer VR Olympics content to Samsung users

NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality content during the Rio Olympics in August _ but only to users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset

French leader: France EU exit referendum possible

French National Front leader, Marine Le Pen, says that the British exit from the EU clears the way for a referendum in France as well. Richard Quest reports.

The Latest: Lawmakers say Gulf coast needs emergency action

Lawmakers say a southwest Florida county should be added to the state of emergency declared over an algae bloom on the Atlantic coast

The Latest: Emergency vehicles at scene of base lockdown

Emergency vehicles with lights on but no sirens are in the area of a military base on lockdown after an active shooter was reported on the post

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Naked man jumps from ledge of Times Square ticket booth

Police say a naked man shouting about presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Times Square jumped off the rear staircase ledge of a discount Broadway ticket booth

The Government Made Gross Cookie Dough Facts So You'll Stop Eating It

A spoonful of E. coli, anyone?

New Evidence Supports Pluto's Subsurface Ocean Theory

New evidence coming our way as a result of NASA's New Horizons mission is saying that Pluto has a subsurface ocean. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.