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New forecast predicts trillion-dollar deficits

The recent Republican tax cuts and the bipartisan agreement to raise federal spending have done a number on already high budget deficits. CNN's Victor Blackwell explains how the outlook could be even worse than previously thought.

A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to…

Young woman's joyful reunion with birth parents leads her to marriage with birth father, a baby and their death

Trial set to begin for ex-Arizona lawmaker in…

A disgraced former Arizona legislator accused of killing a man in southeast Alaska in 2016 is scheduled to stand trial, starting this week

Former students recall 1968 protests that shut…

Fifty years ago this week, students occupied five buildings at New York's Columbia University and shut down the Ivy League campus in a protest over racism and the Vietnam war.

French performers, politicians decry 'new anti-Semitism'

Actor Gerard Depardieu, singer Charles Aznavour and former President Nicolas Sarkozy are among some 300 well-known French people urging national action in France to counter a "new anti-Semitism" that they blame on rising Islamic radicalism

Another crude video surfaces after fraternity's expulsion

Syracuse University has expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that members say was intended as satire, but the controversy is continuing with the emergence of more video simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person

Runners dress up for 'hottest marathon'

From Big Ben to Paddington, runners dressed up in a variety of costumes for a sweltering London marathon.

Minnesota Woman Suspected of Killing Her Husband…

A Minnesota woman who was on the run for weeks has been taken into custody, on suspicion of killing her husband and a Florida woman.

This Medicine Cabinet Staple Could Prevent Dying…

Researchers out of the University of Arizona say a simple aspirin could help mitigate the effects of grief and bereavement.

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It…

President Donald Trump claims North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un, but that's not the case

3 dead in fire at Maryland group home

Authorities say three people are dead after a fire at a group home in Maryland

Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul…

Mexico's president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he's optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement

Memorial service set for woman killed in Southwest flight

An Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane will be remembered at a memorial service

Colin Kaepernick Just Won The Ambassador of…

Amnesty International honored Kaepernick for his role in protesting police brutality against people of color.

CIA facing questions over Gina Haspel tweets

The CIA is facing questions after tweeting their support for Mike Pompeo's potential replacement as director, Gina Haspel.

Cops Try Unlocking Phone With Dead Man's Finger

Florida police have raised eyebrows by showing up at a funeral home and trying to use a dead man's finger to access his phone, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Victoria Armstrong was at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home in Clearwater when two detectives showed up and held the hands of her...

Judge fights for job after admitting to…

Massachusetts highest court will decide the fate of a judge who admitted to having an affair with a clinical social worker that included sexual encounters at the courthouse

Michael Brown's mother, attorneys to speak at…

The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee…

Police say 4 people were shot dead after a man wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan…

An Islamic State suicide bomber has struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital, killing at least 57 people and wounding 119 others

Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83