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  • These foods linked to ongoing outbreaks might make you sick

    US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods due to ongoing unrelated outbreaks of intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses and even parasites lurking in some of our food.

  • 3-year-old boy dies after being left on day care bus for more than three hours as temperatures approached 100

    A 3-year-old boy was found dead in a bus outside his day care in northwest Houston after he was apparently left inside following a field trip, as temperatures outside soared to nearly 100 degrees.

  • NASA’s mission to explore sun’s atmosphere launches soon

    By Ashley Strickland, CNN Wearing a nearly 5-inch coat of carbon-composite solar shields, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will explore the sun’s atmosphere in a mission that is expected to launch in early August. This is NASA’s first mission to the sun and its outermost atmosphere, called the corona. NASA is expected to release new details about the probe and its upcoming launch Friday afternoon. It’s not a journey that any human can make, so NASA is sending a roughly 10-foot-high […]

  • A transgender woman says a pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription

    Hilde Hall says she went straight from her doctor's office in April to a CVS pharmacy in her Phoenix suburb, eager to fill her first hormone therapy prescription.

  • American ISIS member, captured in Syria, being transferred back to US for prosecution

    A US citizen who fought for ISIS is being transferred back to the United States by the Department of Defense in order to face prosecution by the Department of Justice, a US defense official tells CNN.

  • Mysterious sarcophagus opened in Alexandria

    Bani Sapra, CNN Egyptian archaeologists have unsealed and opened a mysterious granite sarcophagus discovered on a construction site in Alexandria — only to find the remains of three mummies in a pool of leaked sewage water. Photos released Thursday evening by Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities show a team of archaeologists climbing down the 16-foot-deep (5 meter) pit and wedging the black sarcophagus open with a wooden plank. The experts had to wear masks over their mouths and noses to block the reportedly […]

  • NFL anthem policy shelved as talks with Players Association continue

    By Motez Bishara, CNN The NFL is shelving its new policy regarding conduct surrounding the national anthem until it reaches an agreement with the NFL Players Association. The decision — issued in a joint statement by the NFL and the NFLPA on Friday — comes just two days after Tennessee Titans star Jurrell Casey told CNN he would protest on the sideline during the national anthem and pay whatever fine necessary. “Around the NFL, guys are definitely not happy about […]

  • Video shows the last moments before duck boat sinks in Missouri lake

    BRANSON, Missouri - When choppy waves began crashing against two duck boats in a lake in Missouri, Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr started recording.

  • Salmonella outbreak in 26 states tied to raw turkey

    By Jacqueline Howard, CNN An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. Among them, 40 people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. Illnesses have been reported in Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin, according […]

  • America has just one Blockbuster left

    By Jessica Campisi and Samira Said, CNN If movie-streaming seems like Goliath, Blockbuster video store owners are an industry’s Davids still fighting to keep the brand alive. This week, there are three stores remaining, but by next week there will only be one store open for business — in Bend, Oregon. Alaska’s last two Blockbuster stores — one in Anchorage and another in Fairbanks — announced they would officially close on Sunday. Sandi Harding, the Bend store’s general manager, told […]

  • Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin morph into the same person in Time magazine cover

    For the second month in a row, Time magazine has put a provocative photo illustration of President Donald Trump on its cover — this time, morphing him into Russian President Vladimir Putin. In it, Trump’s distinctive blonde hair, wispy eyebrows and pursed lips merge with Putin’s nose and blue eyes. The stunning photo illustration, by visual artist Nancy Burson, “is meant to represent this particular moment in US foreign policy, following the pair’s recent meeting in Helsinki, Finland,” Time said in […]

  • UNC coach under fire over his remarks on football’s link to brain illness

    University of North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora is under fire after he questioned the validity of studies on a degenerative brain illness that affects players.