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Teen nearly struck by lightning as he films

On his way home from work, Ethan Riozzi-Bodine, 16, took cover from a rainstorm. What happened next was shocking.

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Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case

A police officer in the Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Clinton must convince voters she is the one to bring a divided nation together; Better US GDP growth expected in 3rd quarter; Pope makes somber visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

California coastline wildfire is big and getting bigger

A wildfire burning along California's Big Sur coastline keeps growing a week after it broke out, and looks to be a problem for the scenic region for many weeks to come

What Chelsea Clinton Finds 'Most Offensive' About The GOP Platform

Chelsea Clinton accuses the Republican Party's platform of embracing "conversion therapy."

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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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Al-Qaeda's Syrian Affiliate Says It's Cutting Ties, But Is It Really?

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate is attempting to rebrand, but can it really detach itself from its parent organization? Probably not.

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The Latest: Envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors to UN

The Latest: UN envoy offers 'suggestion' on Russia's Aleppo proposal, says UN should handle Syria humanitarian corridors

Charleston to review treatment of carriage horses, mules

Charleston officials say the city plans to review rules governing the treatment of carriage horses and mules after it received complaints about the animals working in the heat

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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Whole Foods 'World's Healthiest' Slogan Was Rejected

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says "World's Healthiest Grocery Store" is way too hard to prove.

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DC Metro train derails, 1 passenger evaluated for injury

Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia and fire officials say one of the about 75 passengers on the train is being evaluated for a minor injury

Samsung soars with $7bln dollar earnings

Samsung posts its best profits in over two years, powered by sales of its flagship smartphones the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Tourist numbers to Spain jump 12 pct in first half of 2016

The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix of economic concerns and fears of terrorism continued to drive foreigners away from rival Mediterranean destinations

Deputies: Florida man used dirty pool to baptize boy

A central Florida man is accused of throwing an 11-year-old boy he was taking care of into a swimming pool filled with algae and bugs because God asked him to baptize the child

Why Melania Trump Says She Deleted Her Website

Melania Trump's website, including its statement that she graduated from college, has been deleted.

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Hillary Clinton: Imagine Donald Trump facing a real crisis

Hillary Clinton questions whether Donald Trump has the temperament to be president during a speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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Microsoft making additional job cuts in phone business

Microsoft says it will cut 2,850 jobs or about 2.5 percent of its workforce as it continues to scale back its troubled smartphone business

Triumph crashes CNN set at DNC

Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog makes an appearance to the CNN set during coverage of the Democratic National Convention.

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Memorial to 1st black Marines dedicated at Camp Lejeune

A memorial is being dedicated at Camp Lejeune to honor the Montford Point Marines, the nation's first black Marines

After charges dropped, mystery of Levy's death unresolved

The 15-year-old mystery of who killed Washington intern Chandra Levy is again an open question after prosecutors dropped charges against the man who once stood convicted of her murder

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Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

The public will get its first glimpse of the Connecticut school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred

Chelsea Clinton Reminds Us (Again) That Her Mom Is Human

On the last night of the Democratic National Convention, it was Chelsea Clinton's turn to share a side of her mom that many don't see.

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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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