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'Minivan-sized' sea creature discovered

Scientists with the Hohonu Moana Expedition have discovered the largest known sea sponge off the coast of Hawaii.

Students accused in campus sex assaults target federal rules

As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled

Texas braces for possibly more rain after flooding kills 1

Officials in Texas are bracing for the possibility of more rain over the long Memorial Day weekend after flooding there killed one person and left three others missing

Probe underway into fatal river crash of vintage WWII plane

Officials are expected to begin the task of raising the wreckage of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot

Hillary Clinton Is The Winner Of The Big Debate That Never Happened

Sanders and Trump have spent months going after Clinton. A debate would've been the perfect chance for them to attack her uncontested.

Amazing Company Perk Has Employees Saying 'I Do'

One company is changing the way we think of employee benefits! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.

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These Chinese Students Have To Climb Down A Cliff To Get To School

Children who attend this boarding school have to use rickety ladders to climb down more than 2,500 feet of incredibly steep terrain.

Ex-presidents meet with Venezuela government, opposition

A group of former presidents has held secret meetings with members of Venezuela's opposition and government representatives in the Dominican Republic in an attempt at mediating the South American nation's political standoff

Man convicted on terrorism charge in synagogue firebombings

A New Jersey man charged with vandalizing and firebombing Jewish temples and a rabbi's home has been convicted of terrorism

World's Top Geneticists To Test for Yeti DNA

A TV show that's about to air will show the world's top geneticists as they attempt to use DNA evidence to determine if Yeti's are real. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

Sanders fails to oust Clinton backers from convention roles

Democratic officials have rejected Bernie Sanders' request to remove two high-profile Hillary Clinton supporters from leadership positions at the party's summer convention

41 Secret Service Employees Disciplined For Violating Privacy Laws

The Department of Homeland Security is disciplining dozens of Secret Service workers who illegally accessed a rejected job application.

Results of probe into inappropriate emails to be released

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has announced that preliminary results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers will be released Tuesday

'Technical issue' cripples much of Swedish air traffic

Swedish officials say "a technical problem" is affecting air traffic control operations in Sweden _ the second such issue in two weeks to hit the Scandinavian country _ causing delays because arrivals and departures were handled manually

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World War II vet recovering after oxygen tank beating

A 91-year-old World War II veteran is recovering after police say his caretaker beat him with his oxygen tank

The US Senate Wants Equal Pay For Women Soccer Players

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution supporting equal pay for the women's national soccer team.

Trump: I will solve California drought

Donald Trump told voters in Fresno, California that he has a solution to the state's water crisis because there is "plenty of water."

Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of

The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for Silicon Valley tycoons as well

Vintage WWII airplane crashes into river

A vintage World War II plane flying in the New York area crashed in the Hudson River on Friday, killing one person. CNN's Rachel Crane reports.

For NY lawyer, a 45-year-old surveillance case is her legacy

Barbara Handschu is synonymous in New York City with the police guidelines about handling surveillance activities that bear her name

Family of lost hiker won't second-guess Maine over search

The family of a hiker who died after getting lost on the Appalachian Trail in Maine isn't going to second-guess searchers

The Latest: Pilot who crashed WWII plane was 'extraordinary'

A veteran air show performer who died when a World War II plane crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey is being hailed as an 'extraordinary pilot.'

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SpaceX's Water Landings Are Becoming Routine

This is the third time a Falcon 9 rocket has successfully landed on one of the company's barges.

Dark Matter May Be Made of Black Holes

Dark Matter and Energy are incredibly mysterious. We honestly have no idea what they are. A new paper from NASA is saying that there's evidence that Dark Matter is really made of Black Holes. Produced by Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

This Canadian Kitchen Is Opening Its Doors To Syrian Refugees

The Depanneur, a culinary lab in Toronto, invites Syrian refugees to cook their native cuisine and share a taste of home with others.