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Russian orchestra plays in Syrian ruins

A renowned Russian orchestra performed for troops and journalists in the ruins of an ancient Roman amphitheater in the Syrian city of Palmyra. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen has more.

Community questions delay in Amber Alert for Navajo girl

Hundreds of mourners will gather Friday to remember an 11-year-old girl who was killed after being abducted along her school bus route on the Navajo Nation

LGBT community braces for impact of new counseling law

Questions loom about what Tennessee's new counseling law means for people seeking help

LA's Getty museum recreates China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang

The Getty museum in Los Angeles has recreated China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang with a full-scale, hand-painted exhibit

This Tow Truck Spat Is Evidence Of Growing Political Polarization

A man in South Carolina refused to tow a woman because she supported Bernie Sanders.

Two Fighter Jets Do Battle With A UFO

The Ministry of Defense scrambled two fighter jets to intercept a possible UFO. The event caused such a ruckus that the people living nearby thought a war had started.

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North Korea's About To Throw Its Biggest Political Bash In 35 Years

The seventh Workers' Party Congress gives North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a chance to flex his political might.

Vote-counting taking place across Britain

Votes are being counted throughout Britain to determine London's new mayor, control of many city councils, and national assemblies in Northern Ireland and Wales

Lawyers, judge to discuss slayings of young Muslims

Attorneys in North Carolina are scheduled to meet with a judge to discuss the case of a man accused of killing a young Muslim couple and one of their relatives

Man Finds Bugs in Pasta

A man found bugs in his bowtie pasta from Coles. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the video.

'Grim Sleeper' Lonnie Franklin Convicted Of 10 Murders

Franklin has been convicted of killing 10 people in two murder sprees separated by a gap of nearly 14 years.

In California, couple's return to meat sparks vegan uproar

In California, a vegan uproar has erupted after the owners of a plant-based restaurant chain decided to incorporate meat into their diets

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Treasure hunter's disappearance still a mystery after months

The search for missing treasure hunter Randy Bilyeu has been re-energized with the discovery of a backpack in northern New Mexico

Penn State Insurer Alleges Joe Paterno Knew Of Abuse In 1976

A court document calls into question Joe Paterno's statement that he didn't know about Jerry Sandusky's abuse.

Prince investigators look for source of opioids

Law enforcement officials have said that they are investigating whether or not someone within Prince's inner circle was supplying the pop singer with opioid painkillers. CNN's Stephanie Elam reports.

Apple partners with commercial software giant SAP

Apple has announced a new partnership with German software giant SAP to develop mobile apps for business customers to use on their iPhones and iPad tablets

Quick-fire questions with Indian cricket god Virat Kohli

CNN's Mallika Kapur puts Indian test cricket captain Virat Kohli on the hot seat.

Democratic advertising blitz awaits GOP's Trump

Donald Trump's likely Democratic opponent and her allies are laying their traps for him

Women who died at the hands of the 'Grim Sleeper'

Lonnie Franklin Jr. has been convicted of 10 murders and one attempted murder in the serial killings that were dubbed the work of the "Grim Sleeper" because of a 14-year gap in slayings that spanned two decades in South Los Angeles

'We got him,' victims' father says of 'Grim Sleeper' killer

A former Los Angeles trash collector convicted of 10 "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that spanned two decades now faces the death penalty

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Shooting Outside D.C.-Area High School Kills 1 And Injures Another

Classes had already been dismissed for the day when the shooting happened.

National Park Service Seeks Volunteers to Pick Up Coyote Droppings

The National Park Service in LA is looking for help in collecting and analyzing coyote droppings so that they can learn more about urban coyotes. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

If The Mosul Dam Bursts, It Could Kill More People Than The Iraq War

Sometimes called the most dangerous dam in the world, the Mosul Dam could kill hundreds of thousands of Iraqis if it were to burst.