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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signs abortion ban

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill into law on Wednesday that makes it illegal for a woman to obtain an abortion after her pregnancy reaches 20 weeks, press secretary Chaney Adams said.

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Hawaii official: Plane crash deaths rare for visitors

Two brothers from Oklahoma were among five people killed when a skydiving tour plane crashed this week in Hawaii _ in what a health official describes as a "fairly rare" cause of death for visitors to the island chain

California campsite trashed after fraternity, sorority trip

A campsite that offers a serene getaway by a California lake was wrecked after about a thousand fraternity and sorority members left a half-mile-wide swath of trash, empty bottles, tents and coolers after an annual weekend trip

There's Something Wonderful About This Kid's Bottle-Flipping Act

Mike Senatore's senior talent show act was sublime in its simplicity.

Police Called on Naked Sleepwalker in the Streets

A sleepwalking tourist was approached by police who were expecting it to be a dare of some kind. Fortunately and unfortunately it was just a bad night for the person sleeping. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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This Sinkhole Swallowed More Than A Dozen Cars In Florence, Italy

The cars slid into the hole, which reached depths of 22 feet in some spots.

Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid Fallujah push

Iraq's prime minister has appealed to Iraqis to postpone weekly Friday protests so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group

More testimony on future of a dangerous jail in New Orleans

A hearing on the future management of New Orleans' notoriously dangerous jail is set to resume in federal court

A Statue of the Virgin Mary Crying a Single Tear Sparks Pilgrimage

A statue of the Virgin Mary in Floridablanco, Colombia has sparked a pilgrimage after the statue appeared to have cried a single tear of blood. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

APNewsBreak: Rules proposed for school accountability

Education Department proposing new rules to help states design new accountability systems

9 States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

Several states have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its guidelines on accommodating transgender students.

Testimony continues in trial of Alabama House speaker

Testimony is continuing in the ethics trial of the Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard

The Latest: G-7 leaders arrive at Japan's sacred Ise shrine

The leaders of the G-7 nations are arriving at Ise Jingu, a shrine that is the most hallowed site for Japan's indigenous Shinto religion

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Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition

State Dept. Probe Finds Email Issues Run Much Deeper Than Clinton

The inspector general found "longstanding systemic weaknesses related to electronic record and communications" at the State Department.

Writers unite against Donald Trump

A large group of writers unite in a letter against a Trump presidency. CNN's Errol Barnett interviews the author of the letter, Andrew Altschul.

In Gawker fight, Hogan may have billionaire in his corner

News reports say pro wrestler Hulk Hogan's legal battle against Gawker has been secretly backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel

Comedian Tommy Chong is 'Feeling the Bern'

Comedian Tommy Chong is throwing his support behind Bernie Sanders. He explains why to CNN's Isha Sesay and John Vause.

Homes damaged but small town spared after Kansas tornado

Officials say a large tornado damaged or destroyed as many as 25 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town

Michelle Obama set to speak at Native American commencement

Michelle Obama plans to address 105 Native American high school graduates during a commencement speech that comes as she spotlights the plight of tribal youth in the final months of her husband's presidency

Repo man's attempt to take car leads to deadly Utah chase

A Utah repossession agent has been charged with manslaughter after prosecutors said he forced a mother from a road in her SUV while trying to take back the vehicle

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America Is About To Have A Third-Party Nominee: Gary Johnson

The Libertarian Party candidate will be on the ballot in all 50 states.

Man Offering Free Caribbean Trip to Whoever Can Help His Girlfriend

A professional kite surfer is offering a free six month trip to the caribbean to anyone who can help his girlfriend with her physical therapy. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the hotels.

Active Duty US Soldiers, Veteran Reach The Top Of Mount Everest

After starting an expedition in April, two active duty U.S. soldiers and a single-leg amputee veteran made it to the top of Mount Everest.