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Man loses 140 pounds during freshman year of college

Freshman 15? Alton Ward lost over 140 pounds eating a healthy Chick-fil-A diet during his freshman year of college.

The Latest: Experts ID dead whale that washed onto beach

Experts have identified a dead humpback whale that washed up onto a beach on the Los Angeles

4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

Officials say four children in Memphis have been fatally stabbed and their mother has been taken into custody

Army Corps to reduce lake flows fueling Florida algae bloom

As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem

Several Killed, Hostages Taken During Attack In Bangladesh

The attackers stormed a popular cafe in the capital city of Dhaka, engaging in a firefight with police.

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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The Olympics Are Forcing Rio's Poorest Citizens From Their Homes

Construction for the 2016 Olympics has forced many of Rio de Janeiro's poorest citizens out of their homes.

Attackers take hostages at Bangladesh restaurant

Local media report that a group of up to nine attackers took hostages inside a restaurant frequented by both locals and foreigners in a diplomatic zone in Bangladesh's capital

Man loses hand to firework in early July 4th celebration

Authorities say central Florida man blew his left hand off with a firework during an early Fourth of July celebration

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.

The Latest: Lynch won't overrule findings in Clinton case

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she'll accept whatever career prosecutors recommend in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's handling of emails as secretary of state

America's Meat Obsession Isn't Great For The Environment

You might've heard that a pound of meat takes about 2,500 gallons of water to produce. Here's why.

Alabama develops diversity plan for Greek system

The University of Alabama has developed a plan for increasing diversity among sororities and fraternities on campus with help from the Justice Department

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Nebraska man convicted in sword slaying loses appeal

An Omaha man convicted of killing his girlfriend with a sword has lost an appeal before the Nebraska Supreme Court

What The Hell Is This Noise Jupiter's Making?

Jupiter's magnetic field is the largest and strongest of any planet's in our solar system.

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Dhaka Attack

CNN's Jim Sciutto reports ISIS has claimed responsibility for carrying out an attack at a Bangladesh cafe in Dhaka.

Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA

Federal officials are calling it the first U.S. fatality involving self-driving technology

Religious-based murders plague Bangladesh

A wave of brutal religious-based murders have left many fearful in Bangladesh while its government struggles to respond.

Tesla driver killed while using Autopilot loved fast cars

An Ohio man killed while operating a self-driving car in Florida is being remembered as a brilliant innovator with a big appetite for adventure

Woman added this week to FBI's 'most wanted' list arrested

The FBI says a Milwaukee woman added to its "10 Most Wanted Fugitives" list this week has been arrested in North Carolina

California governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed six stringent gun-control measures, including a requirement that people turn in certain high-capacity magazines and regulations requiring background checks for ammunition sales

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'Amityville Horror' House For Sale — With No Mention Of Its Past

The "Amityville Horror" house is on the market, and the real estate agent doesn't have to tell buyers that six people were murdered there.

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.

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.