A Syrian refugee's defiant dance

A 27-year-old ballet dancer and Syrian refugee overcame conservative backlash, civil war, and even ISIS threats to fulfill his passion to dance. CNN's Salma Abdelaziz reports.

Ex-priest convicted of raping boy released from…

A high-profile figure in the Boston Roman Catholic priest sex abuse scandal has been released from prison after completing a 12-year sentence for the rape of a boy in the 1980s

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: 'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat; White House tensions catch fire with Scaramucci interviews; Pakistani court disqualifies Prime Minister Sharif on allegation of corruption

Thousands of North Korean laborers in US-allied…

Thousands of North Korean laborers work in the Persian Gulf, helping Pyongyang to evade international sanctions

Ride inspector talks Ohio State Fair accident

Ride reportedly passed multiple inspections

Sheriff praises Trump for making gang eradication…

Suffolk County, NY sheriff says the efforts are already paying off

The Latest: Sharif formally steps down as…

A spokesman for Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the premier has formally stepped down after a court order disqualified him from serving

Ruff day: 12-year-old dog rescued after falling into bay

Call it Junior's lucky day. On Thursday, the nearly 12-year-old Chinese Shar-Pei and Rottweiler mix got lost from his Miami Beach home, fell into Biscayne Bay, was rescued by a firefighter and later was reunited with his owner.

One woman paid off over $8,000 in credit card…

Lauren Bowling owed $8,432. But after following Anna Newell Jones' "the Spending Diet" and taking on side jobs, she succeeded in becoming debt-free.

Watch shark get wedged in railing of fishing boat

A 10-foot-long mako shark startled the crew of a New York fishing boat when it jumped out of the water and got wedged in the boat’s safety railing. Crew members eventually managed to free it using fishing line and a rope.

Sega Genesis Flashback unboxing

What comes in the newest HDMI-ready Sega retro console bundle? We take a look inside.

Whisky collector-turned CEO: Live your passion

CEO Secrets: Whisky Exchange founder Sukhinder Singh says 'live your passion'.

The New York Times - Scaramucci and Trump Bring…

From The New York Times: The blunt lingo of President Trump and his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, can sometimes sound like a cross between “Goodfellas” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”By: By CHRIS CIRILLO and SARAH STEIN KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video:

GOP congressman open to Dem input on health care

Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., discusses the failure of 'skinny repeal' in the Senate, why it's time to sit down with Dems and talk about ACA fixes and why he says the health care system is imploding.

Want To Talk To your Pet? Amazon Says A Pet…

We all talk to our dogs. But Amazon may have some new tech on the way that may make it possible for them to talk back. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Scaramucci tirades ignite smoldering White House…

The public is getting an R-rated glimpse of behind-the-scenes intrigue in the Trump White House

Judge expected to rule in Cook County soda tax lawsuit

A judge is expected to decide whether to dismiss a lawsuit over Cook County's proposed tax on sweetened beverages

US economy expanded at solid 2.6 percent rate in Q2

US economy expanded at 2.6 percent rate in April-June period, more than doubling first quarter growth

Remains of 24 US servicemen recovered from WWII battlefield

The remains of what are believed to be 24 American servicemen killed on a Pacific island during World War II have been returned to the U.S. for identification

Apple Discontinues Aging iPods That Can't Compete…

Apple will no longer carry the iPod Nano or Shuffle, the last of the noninternet-connected iPods.

Brooks: If Sessions fired, I'll give up seat

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) said he will give up his candidacy for the Senate and calls for other candidates to drop out of the race if President Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music…

The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple

Timeline of 'skinny repeal' failure

The "skinny" Obamacare repeal bill failed to pass the Senate in a 49-51 vote.

Outer Banks island visitors told to leave after…

Visitors to an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks are being told to leave because of a power outage during the peak tourist season

Man charged with fatal Oakland warehouse fire…

Two men charged with involuntary manslaughter for an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people are seeking their release from jail on bail

Psychologists fight blame for CIA's interrogation…

The two psychologists who helped craft the CIA's harsh interrogation methods used in the war on terror are battling to have a lawsuit from former detainees dismissed