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Britain's Brexit Fallout: What Happens Next?

'Connect the World' explores the political turmoil after the country's historic vote to leave the European Union.

The Latest: Good Samaritan tried to help slain woman

A good Samaritan couldn't save a Las Vegas woman from what became a chaotic murder-suicide that left a family of five dead

The Latest: Judge says Indiana abortion law went too far

A federal judge says she decided to block an Indiana law prohibiting abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities because the state doesn't have the authority to limit a woman's reasons for ending a pregnancy

Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities

A new report suggests police in Connecticut are more likely to use stun guns on minorities

The Latest Cheating Scandal In Professional Cycling: Hidden Motors

The hottest new way to cheat in pro cycling is with hidden motors — hence the International Cycling Union's new thermal cameras.

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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Meet A Few Of Iraq's Orphans Who Lost Their Parents To ISIS

The aftermath of ISIS' stronghold on Sinjar and the city's later liberation left dozens of children without parents.

A maverick Duterte takes office as new Philippine president

Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines, with some hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he will undercut one of Asia's liveliest democracies amid threats to kill criminals en masse

Texas abortions dropped 15 percent after now overturned law

Abortions in Texas plummeted 15 percent a year after the state passed tough restrictions on the procedure that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down

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.

Ryan: House to vote on barring guns for suspected terrorists

House Speaker Paul Ryan has told Republican lawmakers that the House will vote next week on legislation aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from getting guns

Transgender People No Longer Banned From Openly Serving In US Military

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the military is eliminating its ban on letting transgender people openly serve in the armed forces.

UN approves seat shared by Italy and Netherlands

The United Nations General Assembly has approved a deal that will give a Security Council seat to Italy in 2017 and the Netherlands in 2018

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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Both major UK parties embark on messy leadership contests

Britain's two major parties are embarking on messy leadership contests, setting the stage for parallel competitions that will shape the nature of Britain's exit from the European Union

County school official charged with having sex with students

A former principal who's now personnel director for schools in Alabama's most populous county is facing charges of having sex with students in two counties

Elon Musk Is Giving Away 'Golden Tickets'

Only those who reserved Tesla's forthcoming electric car, the Model 3, have a chance to win.

Father of 8-year-old victim: She was very lovely

CNN's Matt Rivers attended the funeral for four of the victims from the Istanbul airport terror attack and spoke with the father of an 8-year-old girl who was killed in the attack.

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

Aviation Police Told To Run, Hide In Terror Attack

A CNN investigation uncovered in December that Chicago's unarmed aviation officers were told to run and hide in the events of a terror attack. In the wake of this investigation an ordinance was introduced earlier this year that would allow officers to carry guns.

Century-old rule book describes KKK beliefs, practices

Despite its reputation for terror and violence, the Ku Klux Klan actually has a rule book

Federal action sought for Florida coastline tainted by algae

Officials want federal action along a stretch of Florida's Atlantic coast where the governor has declared a state of emergency over algae blooms

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Contractor will testify in lawsuit over fatal Christmas fire

A contractor who initially took the blame for accidentally starting a fire in Connecticut that killed his girlfriend's three children and her parents on Christmas morning will testify in a wrongful-death lawsuit and turn over documents

Report: Donald Trump Is Vetting Chris Christie As A Potential VP Pick

Christie suspended his campaign in early February and was one of the first to throw his support behind Trump.

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.