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Special prosecutor to be incorporated in Castile case

The Ramsey County prosecutor announced that he will incorporate a special prosecutor in the case of the police shooting death of Philando Castile.

Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp

Biologists are reintroducing a toothy monster to waterways throughout the middle of the country, hoping the alligator gar _ a giant fish once driven to extinction in much of its historic range _ can help control invasive Asian carp

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

The Latest: California coastline wildfire rages on

Firefighters gained a little ground on a wildfire burning along California's Big Sur coastline Friday

Did Facebook Skimp Out On Billions In Taxes?

The IRS is investing assets Facebook moved to Ireland in 2010.

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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The Silence Was Deafening When Pope Francis Visited Auschwitz

The pope spent most of the historic visit to the former Nazi concentration camp in silent prayer and reflection.

Potter play hype shows the world is still mad about Harry

There are wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles

Special prosecutor to help in Minnesota police killing case

A Minnesota prosecutor says he won't step aside for a special prosecutor in considering charges in the police killing of a black motorist, but he's adding one to his team

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.

Maine GOP chairman apologizes to gay Democrat, can keep job

The head of the Republican Party in a Maine county will be permitted to keep his position after apologizing for degrading an openly gay Democratic lawmaker in an email

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.

Hot controversy: Charleston to review carriage horse rules

Charleston plans to review city rules governing the treatment of carriage horses and mules after receiving dozens of complaints about the animals working in the heat this summer

AB InBev sees strong sales for main brands like Corona

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has reported an operating profit increase of 4.3 percent during the second quarter compared to the year earlier period to reach $4.01 billion

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Ohio college student found dead in field to be buried Friday

An Ohio college student found dead in a cornfield three days after she disappeared while riding her bicycle will be buried at a private service

Will Clinton Or Trump Be Able To Get Support From These Demographics?

On the last night of the conventions, we discuss both candidates' problems crossing racial divides.

Should you be worrying about Zika in U.S.?

Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes.

Groups ask appeals court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

Cable and telecom industry groups have filed petitions asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling on net neutrality

Team GB unified in Olympic rugby bid

CNN World Rugby reports on how English, Scottish and Welsh rugby players are united in the goal of winning sevens gold for Britain at the Rio Olympics.

Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire case

A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case

Powerball weekend jackpot climbs to $478 million

Powerball players will have a shot at the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot this weekend, but they'll face long odds that have resulted in nearly three months without a winner

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

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

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

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.

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.