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Why Madrid is the world's football capital

From Atl├ętico to Real, find out why the Spanish capital is the epicenter of world soccer.

Navy investigating cause of training mission jet crash

Navy officials are investigating what caused two fighter jets to crash off the North Carolina during a training mission

In police cases, black activists push reforms outside court

Black activists in Baltimore and beyond say they are disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray was convicted

Search for California teen girl goes on after suspect killed

Authorities were searching a 300-mile stretch of California for a teenage girl with hopes of finding her alive after the man suspected of abducting her was killed in a shootout with deputies

An LGBTQ Rights Proposal Torpedoed A House Spending Bill

House Republicans voted against their own spending bill after an anti-LGBTQ-discrimination clause was attached to it.

Can You Find The Second Elephant Hidden In This Photograph

The image was taken at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand, a sanctuary and rescue center for elephants.

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Virtual Reality Could Bring Crime Scenes To The Courtroom

Researchers are exploring the possibility of using virtual reality in European courtrooms.

Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima

Cave escape: Rushing water, sucking mud and pitch black

A group of college students at risk of being trapped by flash flooding on a field trip adventure inside a Kentucky cave waded through neck-deep water to get to safety

2020 Olympics May Open with Man-Made Shooting Stars

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo and they are looking into artificial shooting stars to help light up the celebrations. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

The Latest: Hiroshima peace park preparing for Obama

Hiroshima's peace memorial park is being cleared of visitors in preparation for President Barack Obama's visit

New Hampshire Man Gets 45-90 Years For Kidnapping And Raping A Teen

Nathaniel Kibby pleaded guilty to holding a 14-year-old girl captive for nine months.

Spike in crime in Las Vegas spurs search for causes, cures

Crime is spiking in Las Vegas and spurring questions about causes and cures

G7 leaders pledge action on terrorism, refugees, slow growth

The leaders of the G-7 rich economies end a summit Friday by issuing an action plan for countering terrorism and other risks to peace and global growth, including the massive flows of refugees and migrants fleeing conflict and poverty on Europe's shores

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Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

Google Got Out Of That $9B Oracle Lawsuit Scot-Free

Oracle says it will appeal the ruling.

President Obama arrives in Japan

President Obama arrives at the Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan.

Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case

A federal jury has sided with Google in a long-running legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, which had claimed Google stole some of its software to create the world's most popular smartphone operating system

Obama to visit Hiroshima memorial

CNN's Will Ripley reports on Obama's upcoming visit to the Hiroshima memorial in Japan.

News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault

A law firm's review of how Baylor University handled accusations of sexual assault found systemic failures that extended well beyond cases involving members of the football program

Flint residents hope pipe flushing will help get lead out

Officials are asking Flint residents to flush the pipes in their homes every day for two weeks to help the Michigan city recover from its lead-tainted water crisis

Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition

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Idaho Football Players Accused Of Raping Mentally Disabled Teammate

Dietrich High School is being sued for $10 million. The civil suit says administrators and coaches knew about the abuse.

The Harsh Reality Behind Soft Pillows

People pay top dollar for down comforters and pillows, never thinking about how they're made. Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has the story!

Why A Prominent Saudi Cleric Frowns Upon Cat Selfies

A top Muslim cleric in Saudi Arabia said during a television appearance that selfies with cats and dogs are frivolous and should be prohibited.