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French glory at the Prix de Diane

The French 1000 Guineas winner La Cressonniere completed a Classic double with a victory in the Prix de Diane at Chantilly on Sunday.

Police: Baby sitter drove intoxicated with 4 kids in car

A 19-year-old Long Island baby sitter is facing charges after police say she was intoxicated while driving with four children in her car

Army Corps to reduce lake flows fueling Florida algae bloom

As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

Apple Might Buy Jay Z's Streaming Service To Stick It To Spotify

An Apple acquisition would prevent Tidal exclusives that might sway listeners away from Apple Music, plus it could help Apple compete with Spotify.

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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The Olympics Are Forcing Rio's Poorest Citizens From Their Homes

Construction for the 2016 Olympics has forced many of Rio de Janeiro's poorest citizens out of their homes.

6 killed in extremist attack on 2 buses, say Kenyan official

Suspected al-Shabab gunmen kill 6 people in attack on 2 buses in Mandera County in northern Kenya, says official

Police: Man fleeing from traffic stop wounded in shootout

Louisiana State Police say a man fleeing from a traffic stop is being treated for wounds after a shootout with troopers

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.

Justice Secretary Gove to spell out post-Brexit plans

Justice Secretary Michael Gove plans to spell out his plans for Britain's post-European Union future as he intensifies his bid for the Conservative Party leadership

The Navy Blames Itself For Those 10 Sailors Captured By Iran

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told the press "a number of small problems" led to an international incident in Iranian waters.

NYPD: Suspect in feces attacks taken into custody

The NYPD says a man accused of stuffing a bag of feces down a woman's pants is in custody

U.S. House plans vote on guns

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will vote next week on a measure to keep guns out of the hands of people on government terrorism watch lists. Linda So reports.

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US auto sales expected to hit new record in first 6 months

U.S. auto sales are expected to set a new record in the first six months of this year

NYPD to review beard policy after Muslim officer reinstated

The New York Police Department says it will examine its policy to ban beards after a federal class-action lawsuit was filed last week on behalf a Muslim officer who was suspended for violating the rule

Your Doctor Probably Gets Paid By A Drug Company

A new report reveals doctors and training hospitals received a whopping $6.5 billion in payments from drug and medical device companies last year.

Trump jokes Mexican plane 'ready to attack'

During a rally Donald Trump joked that a plane flying overhead "could be a Mexican plane up there getting ready to attack."

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars

It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared

U.S. considers deal with Russia to fight terror

The Obama administration is considering a plan to coordinate strikes against terrorist groups in Syria with Russia, U.S. officials said.

Storm sweeps through Vegas, swamping roads, stranding people

Las Vegas was hit by flooding as heavy thunderstorms packing golf ball-sized hail, gusty winds and destructive lightning swept through the area, leaving at least one person hospitalized after she was plucked from a flooded wash, authorities said

After 16 years, man in 'Serial' murder case to get new trial

After spending 16 years in prison, a man convicted of murder who was at the center of the podcast "Serial" has won a new trial in Baltimore

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US judge blocks Mississippi law limiting gay marriage

A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples

A Tesla Driver Was Killed In A Crash While Using Autopilot

Earlier this year, the same driver had shared dashcam video of Tesla's autopilot saving him from a crash.

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.