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North Korea's first Worker's Party Congress in 36 years

More than 100 news organizations were invited to cover the seventh meeting of North Korea's Worker's Party in Pyongyang, their first meeting since 1980. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

Nevada company to pursue purchase of unfinished nuke

A Nevada company says it will try to buy an unfinished nuclear power plant in Alabama

Big art auctions open in NYC next week

A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the big impressionist, modern and contemporary art auctions in New York next week

2 juveniles facing assault charges in shooting during parade

Police have charged two juveniles in a shooting that wounded two teens near the route of the Kentucky Derby Festival's Pegasus Parade

Shooting In Las Vegas Day Care Parking Lot Kills 2 Adults, Hurts Kids

Police are calling the shooting a domestic dispute.

Reptile Park Offers Alligator Wrestling Class

A reptile park in Colorado is offering people a chance to wrestle alligators for about $100. There's obviously a lot of controversy surrounding that explains Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones).

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Syrian Refugees Give Back To Canadians Who Fled The Alberta Wildfire

Syrian refugees are helping raise money for Fort McMurray residents who were evacuated after a wildfire swept through their Alberta town.

Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress

North Korea opens the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980 behind closed doors, in an anticlimactic start to what officials have portrayed as a showcase of the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un

Suit: Man 'cooked alive' by building's faulty heating system

A New Jersey family says in a lawsuit that an 82-year-old man was "cooked alive" by a faulty heating system in the senior apartment building where he lived

Hubble Releases Journey to the Center of the Galaxy Video

The people behind the Hubble telescope are releasing a video that takes us on a journey to the center of the galaxy. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

In contrast to Obama, Trump says UK "better off" without EU

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says Britain is "better off without" the European Union

'Grim Sleeper' Lonnie Franklin Convicted Of 10 Murders

Franklin has been convicted of killing 10 people in two murder sprees separated by a gap of nearly 14 years.

Prosecutors rule out charging deputies in deadly shooting

Prosecutors in south Louisiana have ruled out criminal charges in the death of a mentally ill man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with sheriff's deputies last year

Data weighs on stocks

The major indexes lost ground again on Wednesday, on concerns about the global economy. Bobbi Rebell reports.

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Colombia arrests alleged big money launderer from Panama

Colombian authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman sought by the United States and dismantled an empire of banking, real estate and retail businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization

The Latest: Suspect in campus stabbings says he's no killer

The suspect accused of stabbing a college freshman to death on a Georgia campus used a profanity and shouted at a court appearance that he's not a killer

This Tow Truck Spat Is Evidence Of Growing Political Polarization

A man in South Carolina refused to tow a woman because she supported Bernie Sanders.

Officer gave the ultimate gift

Officer Derek Geer died in the line of duty and some of his organs were donated to four people. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Apple partners with commercial software giant SAP

Apple has announced a new partnership with German software giant SAP to develop mobile apps for business customers to use on their iPhones and iPad tablets

FBI to question Hillary Clinton's aides

Email scandal hits those closest to Clinton campaign, including longtime aid Huma Abedin, as they face the latest round of questioning from the FBI.

US employers added 160K jobs in April; jobless rate 5 pct.

U.S. employers pulled back slightly on hiring in April

Triplets born prematurely set to graduate at top of class

Triplets born 15 weeks premature are set to graduate at their top of their class at a western Michigan high school

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Louisiana flooding sends caskets far and wide

Widespread flooding not only disrupts the living but sometimes also creates havoc for the dead

Penn State Insurer Alleges Joe Paterno Knew Of Abuse In 1976

A court document calls into question Joe Paterno's statement that he didn't know about Jerry Sandusky's abuse.

Two Fighter Jets Do Battle With A UFO

The Ministry of Defense scrambled two fighter jets to intercept a possible UFO. The event caused such a ruckus that the people living nearby thought a war had started.