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Assad: U.S. created chaos in the Middle East

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sits down for an exclusive interview with Luke Waters from CNN affiliate SBS in Australia.

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

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributes

US judge blocks Mississippi law limiting gay marriage

A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples

Check Out This Impressive Aurora Glowing Over Jupiter

NASA says Jupiter's auroras have hundreds of times more energy than Earth's and they never stop glowing.

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.

Rome's Colosseum cleaner after magnate-funded restoration

The Colosseum has merged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration

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

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: 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

Florida's Waters Are Dripping With Disgusting Algae, And It Smells

Four counties in southern Florida are under a state of emergency as blue-green algae has spread through the area's bodies of water.

Texas girls lead police on high-speed chase in grandma's car

Authorities say a 12-year-old girl took her grandmother's car for a joyride with her 7-year-old sister, striking other vehicles as she led police on a high-speed chase north of Houston

APNewsBreak: Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Atlantic City's main casino workers union says it will go on strike Friday morning against the Trump Taj Mahal casino

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Yale professor facing drug charges after dog mauling death

A Yale Medical School professor whose dogs mauled a Connecticut woman to death is facing drug charges

Newt Gingrich Might Be Donald Trump's Top Pick For VP

The Washington Post cites sources who say Gingrich leads a list of at least six potential candidates Trump's team is vetting.

Thousands protest in the streets of Hong Kong

New voices and political parties have been calling for greater autonomy and even independence in China. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars

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

Beyond the call: Officer saves driver from burning car

Beyond the Call shares the story of LAPD officer Donald Thompson, who saved Bill McWhorter from a burning car.

Police: Baby sitter drove intoxicated with 4 kids in car

A 19-year-old Long Island baby sitter is facing charges after police say she was intoxicated while driving with four children in her car

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

Storm sweeps through Vegas, swamping roads, stranding people

Las Vegas was hit by flooding as heavy thunderstorms packing golf ball-sized hail, gusty winds and destructive lightning swept through the area, leaving at least one person hospitalized after she was plucked from a flooded wash, authorities said

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Apple Might Buy Jay Z's Streaming Service To Stick It To Spotify

An Apple acquisition would prevent Tidal exclusives that might sway listeners away from Apple Music, plus it could help Apple compete with Spotify.

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.