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'You can feel the heat of the ivory burn'

Kenya burns millions of dollars worth of illegal elephant ivory and rhino horns, sending a message that the country won't benefit from poaching. CNN's Robyn Kriel has more.

Woman struck, killed by duck boat in downtown Boston

A woman has died after she was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston

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

Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding

A police captain says a 66-year-old woman and four grandchildren have been killed after a creek flooded its banks in an East Texas neighborhood

No Reading Required: Top 3 Stories Revolving Around Well-Known Tales

On this Top 3, we talk about one of the most pirated TV dramas, a house straight out of a classic and a comic strip that's coming to life again.

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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Hundreds Of Protesters Storm Iraq's Green Zone, Take Over Parliament

Protesters in favor of government reforms have demonstrated in Iraq for months. On Saturday, they stormed the Green Zone and then Parliament.

Police confirm 7 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

Nairobi police say seven people have been confirmed dead in the collapse of a residential building in a low-income area of the capital

University of Louisville to remove Confederate monument

Officials say a Confederate monument will be removed from near the University of Louisville campus

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.

Ringling Bros. Elephants Quit Showbiz, Join The Fight Against Cancer

The Ringling Bros. circus elephants will retire Sunday. The company faced animal cruelty accusations for years.

The Latest: Group 'cooperating' after fatal duck boat crash

A spokesman for Boston Duck Tours says the tour group is cooperating with police after one of its amphibious sightseeing vehicles struck and killed a 29-year-old woman on a scooter in downtown Boston

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

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Judge: California police targeted gays in sting operations

A judge who said police improperly targeted gay men in sting operations has dismissed charges of lewd conduct and indecent exposure against a man who was arrested in a public bathroom

Jon Huntsman Adds To The Growing List Of GOP Elite Supporting Trump

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said he backs Donald Trump and asked the rest of the GOP to unify and support the front-runner.

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.

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

Actress crashes White House briefing

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

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

Parents of boy missing since 1997 plead not guilty to murder

The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have pleaded not guilty to murder charges

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special

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

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More Racist Texts Put San Francisco Police Force In Anti-Bias Training

The entire San Francisco Police Department will undergo anti-bias training after officers were caught exchanging racist and homophobic text messages.

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.

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.