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  • Susannah Mushatt Jones

    Happy birthday! World’s oldest woman turns 116

    NEW YORK — Attributing her longevity to “sleep,” clean living and positive energy, the world’s oldest living person celebrated her 116th birthday Monday. Born on July 6, 1899, in Lowndes County, Alabama, Susannah Mushatt Jones has lived in parts of three centuries, according to Guinness World Records. Her father was a sharecropper who supported his family by picking cotton. The Brooklyn, New York, woman has lived through 20 U.S. presidents, two world wars and the birth of the automobile, the […]

  • President Barack Obama

    Obama offers update on military mission against ISIS

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama offered an update on the military mission against ISIS on Monday, emphasizing the long-term nature of the effort and the importance of local forces and stable governments as keys to stopping the terror group’s rise. Obama pointed to the more than 5,000 air strikes against ISIS in Iraq, Syria and new regions like North Africa, and the efforts of a “galvanized” Iraqi government in the wake of the fall of Ramadi, as signs of stepped-up […]

  • A man was trampled by a bull during the Patriot Bull Run Saturday, but that didn't keep him down – he jumped right back up and ran four more times with the large animals.

    Caught on camera: Man trampled by bull during bull run; gets up and keeps running

    IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — A man was trampled by a bull during the Patriot Bull Run Saturday, but that didn’t keep him down – he jumped right back up and ran four more times with the large animals. Video shot by spectators and given to EastIdahoNews.com shows the bull charging into the man and forcing him to the ground. It appears two other bulls step on the man but, according to spectators, he got right back up and kept running. […]

  • Sandra Clara McClary (left) faces child neglect and reckless endangerment charges, as police say she removed an infant child (right) from a vehicle and left her on the side of the road.

    Mom left baby on side of Maryland road, police say

    ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — At first, the mother of an infant girl found on the side of a road told investigators she had no idea where the baby was. But now Sandra Clara McClary, 26, is facing child neglect and reckless endangerment charges, and police accuse her of taking her daughter out of a vehicle and leaving her in the roadside spot where a neighborhood resident discovered her. The Anne Arundel County Police Department in Maryland released a picture […]

  • The interactive map provided to CNN by Google News Lab is the first detailed map of candidate search data over the last six months.

    Map: Where the 2016 candidates are being Googled

    So, who and where are 2016 candidates being Googled the most? The interactive map provided to CNN by Google News Lab is the first detailed map of candidate search data over the last six months. The map shows top candidate search by each area of the country: The map shows Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton has been the most Googled candidate over the last six months, even in most parts of the battleground state Florida, which is home to both Republican […]

  • Chris Christie and Rand Paul.

    Christie hits Paul on national security: Fundraising ‘disgraceful’

    WASHINGTON — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again has his sights trained on Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul. Christie reprised his favorite line of attack against Paul in national TV interviews and on the trail Sunday and Monday morning, slamming the libertarian-leaning senator for his opposition to the NSA’s domestic surveillance programs. “We’re going to look back on this and he should be in hearings in front of Congress if the country is attacked,” Christie said of his fellow Republican […]

  • The Confederate battle flag flies on the grounds of the South Carolina State House in Columbia on July 5, 2015.

    South Carolina lawmakers to debate Confederate flag on Monday

    Will the Confederate flag be history in South Carolina? That’s up for discussion Monday as lawmakers there are set to begin debate on whether to remove the Confederate flag from Capitol grounds. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and others have called for the flag to be taken down in the wake of a deadly shooting at a predominately black church in Charleston. “You always want to think that today is better than yesterday — that we’re growing as a state, […]

  • Harvard University (stock photo)

    5 things that count more than an Ivy League college degree

    What makes a resume perfect…an Ivy League degree? A summer saving turtles in Costa Rica? Turns out many companies don’t really care if you went to a top-name college or had a fancy environment-saving internship project. As a new batch of 1 million bright, driven hungry college grads look to start their careers, a key question is: What do bosses want from them? Turns out it’s a mix of communications skills, hard work and likability. Here’s what bosses at top […]

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    Dramatic video, photos: NASCAR driver Austin Dillon goes airborne in fiery crash at Coke Zero 400

    DAYTONA, Fla. — Debris from a car that crashed into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway sent a spectator to the hospital, officials said. The incident took place during the final lap early Monday morning of the rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. When Austin Dillon’s car was making a turn, it went flying into the catchfence, sending a massive cloud of debris in to the grandstand. Thirteen spectators were medically evaluated, said Joie Chitwood III, president […]

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    Women’s World Cup: U.S. crushes Japan 5-2 to win third title

    The United States won a record third Women's World Cup with a 5-2 victory Sunday over defending champion Japan in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Video provided by amazon.com of their warehouse in Phoeniz, AZ.

    Amazon says new ‘Prime Day’ will bury Black Friday

    It’s Christmas in July for Amazon. Black Friday, the legendary shopping day that follows Thanksgiving, is more than four months way. But that hasn’t stopped Amazon from declaring a new sort of Black Friday on July 15: An online birthday shopaganza called “Prime Day.” “Step aside Black Friday, meet Prime Day,” Amazon announced on Monday, promising the day would be “filled with more deals than Black Friday.” The company said that when it turns 20 years old on July 15, […]

  • Condoleezza Rice (File photo)

    How sweet the sound: Rice follows Obama’s rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’

    Amazing grace, how sweet the sound … as made by a pol like me? First it was President Obama, who surprised mourners at the funeral for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was shot to death last month in his church in South Carolina, by breaking into song. Other mourners, first stunned, then delighted, stood spontaneously to join the President in singing the seemingly timeless hymn, “Amazing Grace.” Now, from the other side of the political aisle, comes Republican Condoleezza Rice. […]

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