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West Virginia reeling from deadly flooding

West Virginia is facing historic flooding as 23 people have died from torrential rains, leaving hundreds of homes destroyed. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Flooded business also planning victims' funerals

Like others in Rainelle, West Virginia, Pamela Wallace Arnold is cleaning up from West Virginia's worst flooding in decades _ and also preparing to help bury the dead

US judge who sentenced ex-Detroit mayor reflects on case

A federal judge who in 2013 sentenced Kwame Kilpatrick to 28 years in prison says she has no regrets but feels bad for the former Detroit mayor's family

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Lady Gaga's Meeting With The Dalai Lama Got Her Banned In China

She is arguably the most popular Western musician in mainland China.

College Creating Its Own Homemade Lava

The University at Buffalo is creating its own lava to study the interaction between the hot stuff and water. Produced by Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

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Scottish First Minister Says Scotland Might Be Able To Stop Brexit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon thinks Scotland could stop the Brexit, or at least leave the U.K. to stay in the EU.

Lebanese army detains 103 Syrians in wake of border bombings

Lebanon's army says it has detained 103 Syrians for illegal entry into the country, following a series of bombings the previous day that shook a village near the border with Syria

DC police fatally shoot man who raised BB gun at officers

Police say officers in the District of Columbia fatally shot a man who raised a weapon toward them that turned out to be a BB gun

Facebook Post Saves 13 Animals From Terrible Owner

A woman saved the lives of 13 animals after posting photos of their mistreatment on Facebook.

EU pressures UK to trigger exit talks

The EU is piling pressure on the U.K. to trigger negotiations to leave the bloc and end the uncertainty that has rattled stock markets

Gay Couples Seeking Marriage Have One Less Hurdle In Mississippi

A federal judge ruled that Mississippi clerks won't be allowed to recuse themselves from providing same-sex couples with marriage certificates.

Neighbor: Man stood naked after shooting wife with crossbow

Witnesses say a man accused of fatally shooting his wife with a crossbow in Philadelphia stood naked at his own doorway as she stumbled to a neighbor's home and collapsed in a pool of her own blood

Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7B

Volkswagen will settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests by taking steps that will cost the company $14.7 billion

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Judge dismisses charges in woman's bite-mark conviction

A judge has dismissed all charges against a Pennsylvania woman who spent nearly 11 years incarcerated on charges she helped beat a man to death in 2001

Pat Summitt, The NCAA's Winningest D-1 Basketball Coach, Has Died

The former Lady Vols coach stepped down in 2012 after being diagnosed with dementia.

Legendary coach Pat Summitt dead at 64

Legendary Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt has died at 64, according to a statement from her son.

Clinton to offer debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs

Clinton set to propose allowing student loan payments to be deferred as part of technology agenda

Tom Morello gets political

Tom Morello of Prophets of Rage and Rage Against the Machine thinks dangerous times demand dangerous songs.

Deadly railroad crossing was eyed for safety improvements

A railroad crossing in southern Colorado where five family members, including three young girls, were killed when an Amtrak train slammed into their minivan had been targeted for safety improvements since 2013

Justice quest goes on after 'Freedom Summer' court cases end

With criminal charges ruled out in the 1964 killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County, the community and state are left with harder ways to pursue justice in the case

Texas may not restore lost abortion clinics despite ruling

Long wait times for abortions and lengthy drives to clinics will likely continue in Texas for now despite the U.S. Supreme Court striking down restrictions that drastically reduced the number of providers

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Clinical Trial Offers New Hope For Marijuana-Based Prescription Drugs

The company that makes the drug, GW Pharmaceuticals, told outlets it will likely apply for U.S. market approval by 2017.

Woman Fired After Allergic Reaction

While on her way to receive treatment due to an allergic reaction a woman who had been working at an Urban Planet at the time received a text from her boss which was to fire her. That caused quite a stir. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Religions Are Putting Aside Their Differences For Ramadan

Ramadan is a Muslim holiday, but other religious groups around the globe are helping celebrate.