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Car bomb kills dozens in Iraq

At least 24 people were killed and as many as 38 wounded when a car bomb exploded at a busy livestock market in Nahrawan, east of Baghdad, police said.

Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws

A failed effort by New York City's mayor, political consultants, unions and other politicians and operatives to elect three Democratic state senators in 2014 is under criminal investigation for financial practices their lawyer calls both legal and common

Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely

Terminating parental rights is a step all states resort to when deemed necessary for children's well-being, but there are wide state-to-state disparities in the rate of terminations and in services to avoid foster care placements

The Latest: 2nd funeral to be held in Ohio shooting massacre

The second funeral is scheduled for a victim of the shooting massacre in rural Ohio that killed eight family members

Just How Ambitious Are SpaceX's Mars Plans?

SpaceX wants to get to Mars by 2018. Getting there isn't hard, but other things, like landing, are.

One of the Largest Circus Lion Rescues Ever

Animal Defenders International is planning the largest airlift of lions ever. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

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Building Collapse During Heavy Rains Kills At Least 7 In Kenya

Over 120 people, including a child, have been rescued from the collapsed building, which an official warned was too close to a river.

Kenya to burn huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

Kenya to burn 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn in a dramatic statement of the country's commitment to fight poaching of wildlife

The Latest: Buffett arrives for Berkshire Hathaway meeting

A shareholder exclaimed "There he is" as he joined the throng of people surrounding Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett at the booth displaying aviation parts and other products made by Precision Castparts

Docs Say Serial Killers Have Specific Genes

Experts have studied the minds of serial killers for year. Now they say many of them might have a unique brain structure. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.

GOP race shifts California's political fault lines

Prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in California scrambles political fault lines in the Golden State

The Northern US Might See A Rare Aurora Borealis

Some northern parts of the country might see ripples of color in the sky this weekend.

The Latest: Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in Texas flooding

A police captain says a 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood

Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash

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Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special

Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting celebrates the unusual attributes of the conglomerate Warren Buffett built

The Obamas And Prince Harry Fake-Feud Over Invictus Games

The Obamas share fighting words with Prince Harry in anticipation of the 2016 Invictus Games for wounded veterans.

Actress crashes White House briefing

Actress Allison Janney stopped by the White House briefing room to talk about the opioid epidemic.

Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job

What are police doing to combat illegal drugs?

Overdose deaths from opioids, including prescription painkillers and heroin, have nearly quadrupled since 1999. CNN's Victor Blackwell reports.

60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

It literally was a whale of a job but crews have finished removing the 60,000-ton carcass of a rotting whale from a Southern California beach

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

PHOTO GALLERY: A Madrid bullfighter, an Orthodox Good Friday procession, and clashes with French police

San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that's rocked the department dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects

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Ted Cruz, According To His Youngest Supporters

Ted Cruz's reach apparently extends to all ages.

Olympian Auctions Ad Space on Arm

Olympian Nick Simmonds is auctioning off some space on his arm that can be used for ads during the 2016 track and field season. Problem is, he's not exactly allowed to do that. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) breaks it down.

All Belgians Will Get Iodine Pills In Case Of A Nuclear Emergency

The pills will be sent to pharmacies and, in the event of a nuclear meltdown, citizens will be ordered to pick up their share.