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Rio water pollution is a concern for athletes

A paralympic sailor says a debris-filled bay in Rio De Janeiro is one of the biggest threats to the the Olympic games.

Jury deliberations expected soon in Islamic State case

Jury deliberations are expected to begin soon in the federal trial of three Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group

Texas river expected to crest at record level Tuesday

Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties are bracing for more flooding on Monday along a river that is expected to crest at a record level

Zoo exhibit breaches rare but can have deadly outcomes

A 3-year-old boy's breach of a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo, leading authorities to fatally shoot the gorilla to protect the child, has focused attention on zoo enclosures and security

AAA Warns Parents About The '100 Deadliest Days' For Teen Drivers

AAA wants parents to talk to their kids about distracted driving. In the summer, teen accident rates go up during the so-called "100 deadliest days."

Sex Robots Coming to Amsterdam's Red Light District

A paper that was published recently imagines how sex robots could very shortly help curb std spread as well as human trafficking. Produced by Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

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Over Half Of The World's 45 Million Slaves Are Located In 5 Countries

Report says some form of modern enslavement is prevalent in 167 countries today.

India tops world slavery list, but charity cites improvement

A global slavery puts India at the top of the list with the world's highest number of bonded and child laborers, far more than in second-place China

Timeline of events in Minneapolis police shooting

The fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jamar Clark by a Minneapolis police officer set of weeks of protests and an 18-day occupation outside a north side police precinct

Will 'Finding Dory' Feature Disney's First Lesbian Couple?

The new trailer for Disney Pixar's 'Finding Dory' shows what looks to be a lesbian couple, and people are talking! Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has the story.

Q&A: Illinois heading toward 2nd year with no state budget

Some Illinois schools and colleges are in jeopardy of closing and more social services and state programs are at risk of being eliminated amid a legislative standoff unlike anything the state has seen

Former 'The Shield' Actor Found Guilty Of Murdering His Wife

Michael Jace is most widely known for his role as Julien Lowe on FX's "The Shield."

Civil rights inquiry due in Minneapolis police shooting

Federal authorities will announce Wednesday whether they believe the civil rights of a Minneapolis man were violated in a police confrontation that led to his death

Asian stock markets uneven on soft China manufacturing data

Asian stock markets were uneven on Wednesday after reports on China's manufacturing activity indicated lingering weaknesses in the world's second-largest economy and U.S. consumer confidence dropped for a second month

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Oregon students get bottled water; lead found at 2 schools

Students at Portland Public Schools will be drinking bottled water starting this week, after high amounts of lead were found in the tap water at two schools

California Gov. Jerry Brown Grits His Teeth And Endorses Clinton

During the 1992 Democratic presidential campaign, Gov. Brown and Bill Clinton were in a fierce race.

12-year-old is an online hit for his medical insight

Marco Arturo studied the link between autism and vaccines. He posted a video about it on Facebook and it's been viewed more than four million times.

Futuristic Dubai office showcases 3-D printing's potential

A small group of employees in Dubai is starting to move into a new workspace that the emirate says is the world's first functional office building made using three-dimensional printer technology

CNN rides along as ICE team arrests illegal immigrants

CNN takes you on an exclusive ride along with a team of federal immigration agents in Chicago and nearby Cook County as they arrest undocumented criminals. CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

Cincinnati's pioneering gorilla exhibit now common in zoos

The Cincinnati Zoo will look at whether it needs to reinforce barriers around its gorilla exhibit even though it considers it to be safe

Hiker's decision to stay put was the right one _ at first

Officials say a Tennessee hiker who died after getting lost in Maine in 2013 did the right thing by setting up camp to wait for help

Hearing to focus on Arizona sheriff's contempt violations

A federal judge will hold a hearing Tuesday to examine ways to address the Maricopa County sheriff's contempt-of-court violations in a racial profiling case

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Lawsuit Says McDonald's Drive-Thrus Discriminate Against The Blind

The company's "vehicles only" drive-thru policy is discriminatory against those with disabilities, according to a new lawsuit.

Community Fuming Over Memorial Day Display Vandalism

Vandalism of a Memorial Day display in Henderson Kentucky has the community fuming mad. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Child Pulled From Rubble Alive After Airstrikes Hit Northern Syria

Ten airstrikes have killed at least 23 people, seven of them children, in Syria's rebel-controlled north, according to monitoring groups.