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'Minivan-sized' sea creature discovered

Scientists with the Hohonu Moana Expedition have discovered the largest known sea sponge off the coast of Hawaii.

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Texas braces for possibly more rain after flooding kills 1

Officials in Texas are bracing for the possibility of more rain over the long Memorial Day weekend after flooding there killed one person and left three others missing

For NY lawyer, a 45-year-old surveillance case is her legacy

Barbara Handschu is synonymous in New York City with the police guidelines about handling surveillance activities that bear her name

The Latest: 11-year-old swept away in Kansas creek

Officials in Wichita say they'll resume the search for an 11-year-old boy who fell into a rain-swollen creek and was swept away

Grab Your Passport! A Wine Theme Park Is Opening In France

La Cité du Vin opens June 1 in Bordeaux, France.

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Amazing Company Perk Has Employees Saying 'I Do'

One company is changing the way we think of employee benefits! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.

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These Chinese Students Have To Climb Down A Cliff To Get To School

Children who attend this boarding school have to use rickety ladders to climb down more than 2,500 feet of incredibly steep terrain.

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11 hit by lightning in a Paris park, many at child's party

A Paris city councilor says at least half a dozen children have been hit by lightning in a Paris park after a sudden storm overtook their birthday party

Navy aviators involved in jet crash released from hospital

Navy: All 4 aviators injured in crash involving 2 fighter jets have been released from hospital

World's Top Geneticists To Test for Yeti DNA

A TV show that's about to air will show the world's top geneticists as they attempt to use DNA evidence to determine if Yeti's are real. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

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DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony

The Pentagon is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an AP investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for Senate legislation

41 Secret Service Employees Disciplined For Violating Privacy Laws

The Department of Homeland Security is disciplining dozens of Secret Service workers who illegally accessed a rejected job application.

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NTSB: No specific cause behind fatal Tupelo plane crash

A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board into a plane crash that killed four people does not point to a specific cause for the crash and says the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit shortly after taking off

'Technical issue' cripples much of Swedish air traffic

Swedish officials say "a technical problem" is affecting air traffic control operations in Sweden _ the second such issue in two weeks to hit the Scandinavian country _ causing delays because arrivals and departures were handled manually

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Man shot and wounded in parking lot of South Carolina mall

Authorities say a man has been shot and wounded in the parking lot of the Columbia Mall in South Carolina

Hillary Clinton Is The Winner Of The Big Debate That Never Happened

Sanders and Trump have spent months going after Clinton. A debate would've been the perfect chance for them to attack her uncontested.

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Trump: I will solve California drought

Donald Trump told voters in Fresno, California that he has a solution to the state's water crisis because there is "plenty of water."

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Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of

The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for Silicon Valley tycoons as well

Vintage WWII airplane crashes into river

A vintage World War II plane flying in the New York area crashed in the Hudson River on Friday, killing one person. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.

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Students accused in campus sex assaults target federal rules

As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled

Probe underway into fatal river crash of vintage WWII plane

Officials are expected to begin the task of raising the wreckage of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot

Family of lost hiker won't second-guess Maine over search

The family of a hiker who died after getting lost on the Appalachian Trail in Maine isn't going to second-guess searchers

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The US Senate Wants Equal Pay For Women Soccer Players

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution supporting equal pay for the women's national soccer team.

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Dark Matter May Be Made of Black Holes

Dark Matter and Energy are incredibly mysterious. We honestly have no idea what they are. A new paper from NASA is saying that there's evidence that Dark Matter is really made of Black Holes. Produced by Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

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This Canadian Kitchen Is Opening Its Doors To Syrian Refugees

The Depanneur, a culinary lab in Toronto, invites Syrian refugees to cook their native cuisine and share a taste of home with others.

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