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Texas Attorney General Turns Himself In On Fraud Charges
Facing three felony charges that allege securities fraud, Texas Attorney Ken Paxton was processed at a county jail and released on bond Monday morning.
Second American Accused In Illegal Killing Of Lion In Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean wildlife officials say the man killed the lion in April during a hunt that was illegal. This comes a week after the killing of a lion named Cecil sparked a worldwide outcry.
Ted Cruz Makes 'Mmm ... Machine-Gun Bacon'
Cruz cooking bacon on a machine gun follows a string of GOP candidates trying to stand out online by destroying a cell phone, playing Operation, and critiquing Sharknado 3.
Group Offers To Help Revive HitchBOT That Was Vandalized In Philadelphia
A kid-sized robot that's built around a PVC bucket and sports a friendly face, the hitchBOT couldn't make it out of Philadelphia in one piece.
Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Struck In Baseball Game
During his team's game Saturday, Kaiser Carlile was hit in the head by a bat as he ran past the on-deck circle. The accident has left a Kansas community in mourning.
Get Ready For The Biggest Week Yet In The GOP Race For President
Republican presidential hopefuls are about to get their biggest test yet as they battle to make it onto the debate stage Thursday and woo voters who are just tuning into the contest.
Baltimore Launched Martin O'Malley, Then Weighed Him Down
The city was a political launchpad for the presidential candidate, but his "zero tolerance" policing has drawn criticism for affecting the community's relationship with law enforcement.
How A Scientist's Slick Discovery Helped Save Preemies' Lives
Sometimes one person's insight transforms medicine. Dr. John Clements is one of those guys. In the 1950s he discovered a slippery lung substance key to breathing, and to the survival of tiny babies.
Ghosts Of Katrina Still Haunt New Orleans' Shattered Lower Ninth Ward
A decade after the hurricane, the city has mostly bounced back, but not the African-American neighborhood with some of the worst damage. Many people didn't return; life's a struggle for those who did.
Meet Hillary Clinton — Again
Hillary Clinton has been in the national spotlight since 1992 and has universal name ID, but her campaign hopes a $2 million ad buy will introduce voters to a side of her they don't know.
Acquitted Of Extreme Corruption, Former Officers Now Sue For Defamation
Five former members of a Philadelphia Police Department narcotics squad are suing the city's top officials for defamation. Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Jeremy Roebuck explains.
Jon Stewart's Private White House Meetings
Comedian Jon Stewart was called to the White House on at least two occasions for private meetings with President Obama, according to Politico. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Darren Samuelsohn.
As First Presidential Debate Looms, A Look At The Landscape Of The Race
The first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign season is Thursday, Aug. 6. With so many Republican candidates trying to get on stage, what should voters be looking for?
An App Tells Painful Stories Of Slaves At Monticello's Mulberry Row
A new app uses geolocation to bring to life a lesser-known section of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate — Mulberry Row, which was the bustling enclave of skilled slaves who worked at Monticello.
25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight
Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990. The U.S. reversed Saddam Hussein's aggression, but it was just the start of the U.S. military role in Iraq that's spanned four presidents and a panoply of goals.