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Youssif's story captured the hearts of millions

CNN's Arwa Damon catches up with Youssif, who was doused with gasoline and set on fire by masked men as he played outside his Baghdad home when he was 4-years-old.

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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

Official: 19 people trapped by rising water in Kentucky cave

Authorities say rising water from heavy rains has trapped 19 people in a Kentucky cave

California kidnapping suspect believed killed in shootout

A young man driving a car linked to the disappearance of a Northern California girl was killed Thursday after leading sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase and engaging in a shootout

An LGBTQ Rights Proposal Torpedoed A House Spending Bill

House Republicans voted against their own spending bill after an anti-LGBTQ-discrimination clause was attached to it.

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Can You Find The Second Elephant Hidden In This Photograph

The image was taken at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand, a sanctuary and rescue center for elephants.

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Virtual Reality Could Bring Crime Scenes To The Courtroom

Researchers are exploring the possibility of using virtual reality in European courtrooms.

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Korean Air jet has apparent engine fire at Tokyo airport

Firefighters are battling an apparent engine fire on a Korean Airlines jet on the tarmac at Haneda Airport in Tokyo

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2020 Olympics May Open with Man-Made Shooting Stars

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo and they are looking into artificial shooting stars to help light up the celebrations. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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The Latest: Hiroshima peace park preparing for Obama

Hiroshima's peace memorial park is being cleared of visitors in preparation for President Barack Obama's visit

New Hampshire Man Gets 45-90 Years For Kidnapping And Raping A Teen

Nathaniel Kibby pleaded guilty to holding a 14-year-old girl captive for nine months.

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Connecticut panel to consider $22 million for hedge fund

The Connecticut Bond Commission is expected to approve a $22 million loan and grant package to help Bridgewater Associates, one of the world's largest hedge funds, upgrade its facilities in the state

Clinton urges Sanders' followers to unite to stop Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urges supporters of rival Bernie Sanders to join her to stop Donald Trump from occupying the White House. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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The Latest: G-7 leaders arrive at Japan's sacred Ise shrine

The leaders of the G-7 nations are arriving at Ise Jingu, a shrine that is the most hallowed site for Japan's indigenous Shinto religion

Fed chair Janet Yellen to discuss interest rates at Harvard

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates

Google Got Out Of That $9B Oracle Lawsuit Scot-Free

Oracle says it will appeal the ruling.

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Superbug found in U.S. woman

The United States' first known case of a superbug that cannot be killed by a last resort-style kind of antibiotic was detailed in a report by the U.S. Department of Defense. CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports.

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Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case

A federal jury has sided with Google in a long-running legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, which had claimed Google stole some of its software to create the world's most popular smartphone operating system

NYPD releases video of T.I. concert shooting suspects

One man died and three other people were injured in the Wednesday night shooting at the Irving Plaza, where rapper T.I. was scheduled to perform.

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1 student dead, 1 hospitalized after attack near school

Authorities say one student is dead and another hospitalized after a shooting and stabbing near a San Francisco Bay Area high school

US stocks barely budge as banks slip after two-day surge

US stocks are not moving much in Thursday morning trading as banks and chemicals makers give back some of their recent gains

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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

Idaho Football Players Accused Of Raping Mentally Disabled Teammate

Dietrich High School is being sued for $10 million. The civil suit says administrators and coaches knew about the abuse.

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The Harsh Reality Behind Soft Pillows

People pay top dollar for down comforters and pillows, never thinking about how they're made. Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has the story!

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