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Hillary Clinton: I'm not here to take away your guns

Speaking at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton vowed that she would work with gun owners on legislation and not try to take away their guns.

Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp

Biologists are reintroducing a toothy monster to waterways throughout the middle of the country, hoping the alligator gar _ a giant fish once driven to extinction in much of its historic range _ can help control invasive Asian carp

Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

The public will get its first glimpse of the Connecticut school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred

Ohio college student found dead in field to be buried Friday

An Ohio college student found dead in a cornfield three days after she disappeared while riding her bicycle will be buried at a private service

Why Melania Trump Says She Deleted Her Website

Melania Trump's website, including its statement that she graduated from college, has been deleted.

Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Al-Qaeda's Syrian Affiliate Says It's Cutting Ties, But Is It Really?

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate is attempting to rebrand, but can it really detach itself from its parent organization? Probably not.

Indonesia rebuffs family, global appeals to halt executions

Indonesia rebuffed appeals from distraught relatives, rights advocates and foreign governments to abandon plans to execute 14 people for drug crimes as preparations intensified at the prison island holding death row inmates

Chicago police officers fatally shoot person in stolen car

Chicago police are investigating a shooting by two officers that left one person dead

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

Convention: Different reactions in booth and on floor

CBS News' Scott Pelley said, "Bernie Sanders heals the breach," and his words were largely echoed by the pundit class

Whole Foods 'World's Healthiest' Slogan Was Rejected

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says "World's Healthiest Grocery Store" is way too hard to prove.

Al Gore's daughter due in court after June pipeline protest

Former Vice President Al Gore's daughter and other activists are due back in court after being arrested during a natural gas pipeline protest in Boston

Japan central bank adds modest stimulus, as economy coasts

Japan's central bank has opted for a modest expansion of its lavish monetary stimulus to help perk up sluggish growth and combat deflation

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35 beachgoers stung by rays in San Diego County

Authorities say 35 beachgoers have been stung by stingrays in San Diego County

Chelsea Clinton Reminds Us (Again) That Her Mom Is Human

On the last night of the Democratic National Convention, it was Chelsea Clinton's turn to share a side of her mom that many don't see.

Clinton criticizes Trump for saying he can fix it alone

At the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton criticizes Donald Trump by saying not to believe anyone who says "I alone can fix it."

Microsoft making additional job cuts in phone business

Microsoft says it will cut 2,850 jobs or about 2.5 percent of its workforce as it continues to scale back its troubled smartphone business

Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic nomination

Hillary Clinton officially accepts the Democratic nomination for president at the Democratic National Convention, becoming the first woman to win the nomination from a major party.

Biden to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officers

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak at a Baton Rouge vigil honoring the three law enforcement officers who were killed by a lone gunman during a shootout outside a convenience store

Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1

Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze

Police protest Black Lives Matter banner at city hall

Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall

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French Media Is Rethinking The Way It Reports On Terror

Many French media outlets are refusing to publish photos and names of the suspects.

Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Germany Will Continue To Accept Refugees Despite Recent Attacks

Germany has experienced four attacks since mid-July. The attacks have brought the nation's refugee policy into question.