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Philly's DJ Jazzy Jeff talks about the election

CNN's Brooke Baldwin talks with Philadelphia native DJ Jazzy Jeff about politics and the presidential candidates.

Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire case

A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case

Lynch meets with police after vigil for 3 slain officers

Attorney General Loretta Lynch has thanked a group of police officers in Baton Rouge for their work during "challenging times" after the shooting that killed three law enforcement officers earlier this month

Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

A federal appeals court has found that a North Carolina voter ID law was enacted "with discriminatory intent" and must be blocked

North Carolina Voters Don't Have To Show Their IDs At Polls

A North Carolina court has blocked the state's voter ID law.

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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Chernobyl May Produce Energy Again, But This Time It Will Be Clean

Chernobyl's idle land may be used as a solar energy farm.

Pope to visit Auschwitz, will become 3rd pope to do so

Pope Francis is traveling to the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau for a somber visit at the site of suffering

Judge to decide if indicted Louisiana sheriff can carry gun

A federal judge will decide if a south Louisiana sheriff accused of making anti-Semitic threats can carry a gun while awaiting trial on charges he directed officers to assault prisoners

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.

Governor signs bill reducing marijuana penalties in Illinois

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making marijuana possession in small amounts punishable by fines, but not jail time

The First Cases Of Locally Transmitted Zika Are Confirmed In Florida

More than 1,600 cases have been reported in the continental U.S. alone.

Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes

Florida's governor says the state likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland

Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods

President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time

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Police: Girl, 14, slits teen's throat in hope of 1st kill

A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl who told police she was a psychopath looking for her first kill is accused of cycling to the home of her brother's girlfriend, beating the girl and slitting her throat

JoJo Will Release Her First Album Since You Were In Middle School

The singer released a new single titled "F*** Apologies," featuring Wiz Khalifa, to tease her album "Mad Love," which drops Oct. 14.

The key post-convention battleground states

Now that the conventions are over, CNN's John King breaks down what both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump need to do in order to win.

What's troubling athletes arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'

As though Zika threats and polluted waters aren't giving Olympic athletes and visitors enough to worry about, they are arriving in Rio to discover ... they can't play "Pokemon Go." The game has spread like wildfire, but it isn't available in Brazil yet

Clinton touts what she'd do in first 100 days

Hillary Clinton holds a rally in Philadelphia one day after being nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate.

State pact with Hershey Trust would limit member pay, terms

Pennsylvania's attorney general says her office has a new agreement on the governance and operations of Milton Hershey's multibillion-dollar charitable trust that controls the candy maker that bears his name

The Latest: Senator seeks reconvening of Congress over Zika

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is asking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to reconvene Congress so lawmakers can pass an emergency spending bill to fight the spread of the Zika virus

Housing community limits time men, women can swim together

A housing community on the Jersey shore comprised of mostly Orthodox Jews has sharply limited the time men and women can swim together, angering some homeowners

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Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.

She is the latest person accused of plagiarism at the 2016 political conventions.

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.

The Silence Was Deafening When Pope Francis Visited Auschwitz

The pope spent most of the historic visit to the former Nazi concentration camp in silent prayer and reflection.