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Lashes out while announcing he's raised $5.6M for vets
Donald Trump on Tuesday went on a sustained frontal assault against the media Tuesday during a contentious news conference.... More >>

How Donald Trump could win
Donald Trump's transition from primary flame-thrower to general-election standard bearer has been marked by controversy.... More >>

Never-Trump conservatives seek third party alternative
Bill Kristol and other Never-Trump Republicans search for a potential third party candidate in efforts to stop Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee. CNN's Dana Bash has the story.Sponsored: Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you t... More >>

It's time for GOP to reinvent itself
Unless the Republican party evolves away from being the party of fear, it will soon face extinction, says longtime GOP Hill staffer Kurt Bardella. ... More >>

Sizzling summer of politics ahead
Memorial Day isn't just the gateway to summer this year -- it heralds a sizzling season of politics that threatens to boil over into the ugliest election in decades this fall.... More >>

Gorilla fallout: Who's to blame for Harambe's death?
A 10-minute encounter between a 450-pound gorilla and a 3-year-old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo has spawned days of heated debate about parenting and the gorilla's death. ... More >>

Witnesses: 'Nobody getting that baby back from that gorilla'
The screams of a terrified crowd may have made the situation even more dangerous as a gorilla manhandled a 3-year-old boy who had slipped into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday. Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader | Guns in America... More >>

Why you should drink coffee before a workout
You've seen that person before: Strolling into the gym with a Starbucks cup in hand, then proceeding to bust out a PR on their deadlift. Or the one sipping their coffee mug before acing a sprint workout on the treadmill. Turns out they've been onto something. Research shows that downing a cup of jo... More >>

Star swimmer dies at lifeguard tryouts
A record-setting college swimmer and recent graduate died Saturday during lifeguard tryouts off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. ... More >>

Libertarian Party chair hopeful strips at convention
The Libertarian Party convention caught the attention of a lot of people this weekend, and not just because the party was choosing its presidential ticket.... More >>

Explosive package delivered to home of correction officer
An upstate New York correction officer was severely injured Sunday after opening an explosive package sent to his Floyd home, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said.Sponsored: Drivers Will Be Furious When This Finally Happens If you drive less than 50 miles a day, this new rule will shock you. ... More >>

Co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, dies at 78
Jan Crouch, a co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network and popular televangelist, has died following a stroke, her son announced Tuesday via a posting on his and his wife's website. She was 78. ... More >>

Computer failure causes delays at JFK Airport
Computer problems are causing massive delays at one of the nation's largest airports during one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. ... More >>

Photographer 'illuminates' rare cancers
The radiant faces in photographer Rick Guidotti's newest exhibitions don't look like they belong under the title "Rare Cancer Illuminated." And that's exactly the point. ... More >>

Inmates find freedom in Shakespeare
Nineteen years ago, Joseph Jackson was a drug dealer unloading his gun into two people he thought had infringed on his turf. Podcast favorites: Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Bernie gets the Axe | Guns in America... More >>

How easy is it to confuse a gun for a Taser?
On the surface, the mix-up seems incomprehensible: How can a volunteer sheriff's deputy accidentally fire a handgun instead of a Taser, killing a man? ... More >>

Paying kids not to kill
The four teens kick back and talk openly with their mentor. They discuss job opportunities, the need for support and the possibility of a trip out of state.... More >>

28 people paid to stop crimes
Homicides by firearm have declined dramatically since the Office of Neighborhood Safety in Richmond, CA, started its Operation Peacemaker initiative in 2009.... More >>

Southern charm, deadly streets
Shoppers happily stroll the sidewalks of Savannah's open-air City Market. The sweet smell of freshly made pralines provides an inviting aroma across the historic district, and horse-drawn carriages amble down streets carrying tourists to antebellum homes and manicured gardens. Sponsored: Drivers Fe... More >>

Trump has a woman problem -- 3 of them
Donald Trump has another woman problem -- three of them.... More >>

In Trump attacks, Clinton finds her voice
As she has trudged toward the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton has struggled to find a message that could impassion her Democratic voters the way her rival Bernie Sanders has.... More >>

Clinton, Sanders neck-and-neck in California
A new California poll shows Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders locked in a dead heat, while likely Republican nominee Donald Trump trails both Democrats in general elections matchups in the blue state.... More >>

The week in 33 photos
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The evolution of surfing
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The Dalai Lama begins his exile
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A hole punched through history
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'The other side of the glass': Portraits in a liquor store
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U.S. military photos from April
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Ansel Adams at the Grand Canyon
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John Wayne: An American icon
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Will and Kate's royal family
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What a shot! 29 amazing sports photos
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Historic photos from an extraordinary collection
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Look at me! 15 must-see selfies from May
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