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Antarctic ozone layer is healing

Almost 30 years after the Montreal Protocol, the ozone hole over Antarctica is becoming smaller. Leading scientists claim this hole could be gone by 2050.

Players have shot at $415 million Mega Millions prize

Friday night's Mega Millions drawing will give lottery players a shot at the 10th largest jackpot in U.S. history

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

The Latest: Gov. Bryant disappointed by ruling

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he's disappointed by a federal judge's ruling that blocks a law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples

'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.

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.

Putin: Moscow would shift troops if Finland joined NATO

Moscow would reposition its troops if Finland were to join NATO, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday

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

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.

Official: AG will accept prosecutor call on Clinton case

A Justice Department official says Attorney General Loretta Lynch "expects to accept" whatever career prosecutors recommend in the federal investigation Hillary Clinton's handling of emails as secretary of state

A Marine Recruit's Death Spurred An Important Investigation

Marine recruit Raheel Siddiqui died in March, and the investigation is putting boot camp culture under the microscope.

Minnesota woman's terrorism link revealed in Virginia case

A Minnesota woman's charge of supporting al-Shabab has come to light as a case against two other women accused of aiding the terrorist organization moves forward

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars

It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared

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Owner of landmark New York pizzeria found shot dead

Authorities are investigating the shooting death of the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn

DOJ Head Might Follow FBI's Lead On The Hillary Clinton Email Case

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch reportedly plans to accept the FBI's recommendations on Hillary Clinton's emails.

Police exchange gunfire with assailants in Bangladesh

Police exchanged gunfire with armed attackers Friday in a diplomatic zone of Dhaka, Bangladesh, police told CNN.

The Latest: Tesla crash a harbinger of industry fears

Drive enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan has become first U.S. fatality in wreck involving self-driving mode

First openly gay Miss America contestant speaks out

Miss Missouri, Erin O'Flaherty, is the first openly gay Miss America contestant in the pageant's 95-year history. She speaks to CNN's Ashleigh Banfield about the experience.

Court OKs trial for girl who texted boyfriend urging suicide

Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that a teenage girl must stand trial for manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself by sending him dozens of text messages and telling him to "get back in" a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes

Bald eagles making strong recovery in Virginia

Virginia's bald eagle population is thriving with more than 1,000 breeding pairs spotted in the state this year

Man killed by bear had plenty of backcountry experience

The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the wild and vast forest that spreads from the shadows of the park's rugged peaks

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Why Your Favorite Craft Brewers Are Selling Out To Big Beer

Sales of craft brews are on the rise. So why, in the golden age of beer, are some indie brewers selling their booming ventures to the big guys?

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.