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Driverless cars by 2020?

German auto supplier Bosch demonstrate the technology that they say will be a familiar sight on our roads in the not too distant future.

Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town

A small Idaho town is struggling with the national attention brought by reports that a black high school football player was raped by three teammates

Director: Zoo safe despite shooting of gorilla to save boy

The Ohio zoo where a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit says the zoo remains safe for the 1.6 million people who visit each year

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

North Korea Reportedly Tried To Launch Another Missile And Failed

South Korean officials told outlets the launch happened in the early morning hours on Tuesday local time.

Are Hot Dogs a Sandwich?

The age old question "Are hotdogs a sandwich?" has been answered by the good folks at Merriam-Webster. Hotdogs might technically be a sandwich, but the world does not agree. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

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Some Airlines Don't Think Venezuela Is Worth The Trip

A drop-off in ticket demand is at least partially to blame.

Iraqi forces in Fallujah repel IS attack in city's south

Iraqi forces battling their way into Fallujah have repelled a four-hour attack by the Islamic State group in the city's south

Big CAT scan: LSU mascot Mike the Tiger in cancer treatment

Call it a big CAT scan: Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot was sedated this past weekend and had a CT scan at the human cancer center where he'll be treated for a rare cancer

AP-NORC poll: Americans want nomination system changed

AP-NORC poll: Sanders' pitch for changing presidential selection process has broad support

Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'

During a CNN podcast, the former attorney general said whistleblower Edward Snowden raised an important debate.

Testimony to resume in Alabama House speaker's ethics trial

Testimony is set to resume in the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard

Net profit down 19 pct at scandal-hit VW in 1st quarter

Volkswagen saw net profit fall 19 percent in the first quarter as it struggled to deal with a scandal over cars equipped to cheat in diesel emissions tests

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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Verizon Workers Score Major Wins With The Deal To End Their Strike

After almost seven weeks, a union representing Verizon workers agreed in principle on a contract. Verizon made several major concessions in the deal.

Criticism grows after endangered gorilla killed at zoo

Animal Behavior Specialist Gisela Kaplan tells CNN that she believes the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo did not make an aggressive gesture before being shot and killed.

Australia to sell bitcoins confiscated as proceeds of crime

An official says about $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in June after Australian police confiscated the digital currency as proceeds of crime

Daniel Abt: Formula E's fast learner

The ABT Schaeffler driver shows Nicki Shields around the German tuning company's factory ahead of the 23-year-old's home ePrix.

After San Bernardino, counselor faces other side of crisis

Nearly six months ago, Mandy Pifer's boyfriend was killed in the San Bernardino terrorist attack

Coincidence leads to an Arlington burial for WWII Marine

A New York Marine whose remains were discovered more than 70 years after he died in a Pacific battle is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery

If Captain Cook's ship is found, whose is it? Rhode Island's

If the ship legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail around the world is found, Rhode Island will own it

Former Chad President Sentenced To Life For Crimes Against Humanity

Hissène Habré was found guilty of torture, rape, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Syrian Opposition's Top Negotiator Resigns, Abandoning Peace Talks

The resignation of Mohammed Alloush will likely make it even harder to find a peaceful resolution to Syria's civil war.

EU drug agency: Ecstasy is making a comeback among the young

The European Union's drug agency says ecstasy is becoming popular again, with online sales and targeted marketing helping to drive the revival among a new generation of users

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