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North Korea attempts missile launch

North Korea attempted a missile launch Tuesday at 5:20 a.m. local time, but it is assumed to have failed, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know: US voters disconnected from political parties; Iraqi troops seek to reclaim Fallujah

Fire erupts during Memorial Day banquet at American Legion

Authorities say a blaze erupted during an annual Memorial Day banquet at an American Legion post in Philadelphia and required more than 100 firefighters to get it under control

Few Memorial Day travel headaches, most wait times bearable

Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close

Verizon Workers Score Major Wins With The Deal To End Their Strike

After almost seven weeks, a union representing Verizon workers agreed in principle on a contract. Verizon made several major concessions in the deal.

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Are Hot Dogs a Sandwich?

The age old question "Are hotdogs a sandwich?" has been answered by the good folks at Merriam-Webster. Hotdogs might technically be a sandwich, but the world does not agree. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

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Former Chad President Sentenced To Life For Crimes Against Humanity

Hissène Habré was found guilty of torture, rape, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that North Korea attempted to launch an unidentified missile

FBI agent's gun stolen from car in San Francisco

San Francisco police say an FBI agent's gun and badge were stolen after his car was broken into at the city's popular Alamo Square over the weekend

Chicago gets some pension relief as Rauner veto overridden

Chicago taxpayers will save $1 billion on police and fire pension costs in the short term under a law the General Assembly approved Monday after some House Republicans bucked their governor

Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'

During a CNN podcast, the former attorney general said whistleblower Edward Snowden raised an important debate.

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South Florida officers find 2 alligators eating human body

Police in South Florida find a pair of alligators eating a human body in Everglades

Japan factory output, consumer spending weak in April

Japan reports that its factory output fell 3.5 percent in April from the same month a year earlier, while consumer spending also edged down

Authorities identify man killed in Houston shooting

Authorities have identified a 56-year-old man as the victim of a shooting at a Houston auto detail shop that also left several people injured

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What To Expect From The 'Roots' Remake

A&E is airing a reboot of the iconic "Roots" miniseries, and this version is grittier and more realistic than the one that ran in 1977.

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Jeff Corwin: 'The zoo is not your babysitter'

Animal expert Jeff Corwin says parents should be watching their children more carefully when in a zoological environment.

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No likes for Utah apartment complex's Facebook requirement

Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving "likes" to a Facebook-centric condition to their lease

Leaking gas pipelines pose deadly threat

Thousands of miles of natural gas pipelines vulnerable to leaks and explosions are posing a deadly threat all over the country. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.

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LA war memorial covered up after graffiti vandalism

A pair of Marines on leave from their base in California's high desert answered the Memorial Day call Monday, bringing dozens of American flags to try to dress up a vandalized Vietnam War memorial until it can be repaired

Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

Animal rights activists plan a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a zoo response team concluded his life was in danger

The Latest: Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla

Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its exhibit

Libertarians Love Uber — Here's Why

Free-market capitalists see a winning argument in debates over Uber and other parts of the sharing economy.

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Syrian Opposition's Top Negotiator Resigns, Abandoning Peace Talks

The resignation of Mohammed Alloush will likely make it even harder to find a peaceful resolution to Syria's civil war.

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As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

The Syrian opposition's chief negotiator in the Geneva peace talks has resigned amid no signs of progress in the talks

Gov. Cuomo to visit prison guard hurt by exploding package

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to visit a hospital where a New York correction officer is recovering from injuries suffered when he opened a package that exploded at his home