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American POW's from WWll added to Hiroshima memorial

Twelve American POW's were officially registered at Hiroshima's Hall of Remembrance, thanks in large part to one man. CNN's WIll Ripley reports.

Protests for $15 wage expected at McDonald's headquarters

Protesters demanding a higher minimum wage are expected to march on the McDonald's Corp. headquarters near Chicago ahead of the fast-food giant's annual shareholders' meeting

11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive

Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity

Officials: At least 2 hurt, homes damaged in Kansas storms

Authorities say at least two people were critically injured and rural homes were damaged in Kansas amid severe storms that swept across the Plains

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Anaheim police: Anti-Trump protesters will not be tolerated

Police in Anaheim, California are warning protesters that violence will not be tolerated ahead of Donald Trump's scheduled rally

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.

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

New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan

Smokers in New Zealand face paying $20 for a pack of cigarettes under the government's budget plan released Thursday

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The Latest: 1 person drowns in Oklahoma floodwaters

Authorities say one person drowned when a vehicle was swept off a road in central Oklahoma

Tim Cook Sees iPhones Everywhere, Even In A 17th-Century Painting

Apple CEO Tim Cook joked that a 17th-century painting he saw in Amsterdam depicts the first iPhone.

A migrant's dream ends in Libya

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh meets a Nigerian migrant who fled Boko Haram only to end up in a cell in Tripoli, Libya.

Microsoft denies forcing Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft says Windows users still can opt-out of upgrading to the latest version of the software despite claims that the company has made it exceedingly difficult to do so

ISIS infiltrates the migrant route in Libya

The migrant route from Libya to Europe across the Mediterranean is exploding, but that's not the only problem: ISIS are trying to get in on it.

Highlights of some perimeter breaches at major US airports

Highlights of some perimeter breaches at major US airports

Q&A on AP investigation of perimeter security at US airports

In the year since The Associated Press revealed that the fences and outer gates guarding major U.S. airports are not keeping intruders out, authorities have tried to suppress information about the incidents

AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days

Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are responding with a crackdown _ not on the intruders, but on the release of information about the breaches

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South Carolina Governor Signs 20-Week Limit On Abortions Into Law

The new law says abortions can only be performed after 20 weeks to save the life of the woman or if the fetus won't survive outside of the womb.

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.