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Trump: Waterboarding not tough enough

Donald Trump responded to Tuesday's terror attack at a Turkish airport by calling for the U.S. to "fight fire with fire" when it comes to battling ISIS, including the use of waterboarding.

DC schools chief Kaya Henderson to step down

Kaya Henderson is stepping down after more than five years as chancellor of the District of Columbia's public schools

'Rainbows' on Vermont mountain bring message of light, love

People are crossing the country to attend this year's Rainbow Family of Living Light on a Vermont mountainside and connect with others they feel share their goal of peace and love

Delta Queen closer to cruising after Senate committee vote

An effort to get the legendary Delta Queen riverboat churning up and down the Mississippi River got a boost Wednesday when the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee agreed to reinstate an exemption for the 89-year-old vessel

Watch Why UNICEF Had To Cut Its Social Experiment Short

A UNICEF experiment found that the way children dress affects how they're treated when alone on the street.

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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After Brexit Vote, Romanians Volunteer To Adopt Remainians

A Romanian newspaper started a campaign that tells Brits to leave "the quarreling and the weather behind."

British chaos means interest rates will stay low for longer

Savers will suffer longer with zero returns on their accounts, and home buyers and governments will keep on borrowing cheaply

UN Syria envoy: No new date set for peace talks

The U.N.'s special envoy for Syria says there's just not enough agreement yet to resume talks ahead of an Aug. 1 deadline to start a political transition

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.

McConnell bids to shelter GOP senators from Trump upheaval

It's an unenviable, perhaps impossible task, but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to save the GOP's Senate majority from the upheaval of Donald Trump's presidential campaign

Miss Teen USA Is Ditching The Swimsuit Competition

Instead, participants will compete in an athletic wear event.

Large snake eats beaver, swims across river where kids play

The hunt for a large snake seen feasting on a beaver in Maine has residents atwitter

Toyota says to recall 3.37 million cars

The Japanese automaker Toyota says it is recalling 3.37 million cars worldwide over defects involving airbags and emissions control units.

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FDA has a few questions for makers of hand sanitizer

Federal health officials want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as manufacturers claim _ and whether there are any downsides to their use

Feds add 2 West Virginia counties for flood disaster aid

Federal officials have approved two more West Virginia counties for aid after damaging floods killed 23 people and destroyed thousands of homes

Paul Simon Says The End Of His Career May Be Near

He told the New York Times, "Showbiz doesn't hold any interest for me."

N. Ireland is being 'dragged' out of the EU, but he has a plan

The "disastrous" and "very ill-thought" EU referendum, says Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, has "brought about very profound implications for us."

Health officials preparing for any locally transmitted Zika

Public health officials in Texas have spent months preparing for what they are certain will be at least some locally transmitted cases of mosquito-borne Zika

Police records paint timeline of Pulse mass shooting

Orlando Police have released records which establish a chilling timeline of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

Officials: Man decapitated acquaintance he suspected of rape

A northern Minnesota man is accused of decapitating another man after his girlfriend told him that the man had sexually assaulted her

West Virginia flood: Stormy morning turns into a nightmare

A rainstorm that seemed no big deal at first turned into a catastrophe for a small town in West Virginia, trapping dozens of people whose screams would echo all night

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Woman shot by husband at Denver office building dies

Police say the woman who was shot Tuesday at a Denver office building has died

Uber Is Keeping Tabs On Its Drivers By Tracking Their Smartphones

Uber is using drivers' smartphones to see how well they perform on the road.

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.