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Man requests people bring shoes instead of flowers to his funeral

A local man who recently died of cancer made one special request to people attending his funeral.

Donald Trump's dream casting for America's next SCOTUS justice: Amy Coney Barrett

For Donald Trump, image is everything. How you look is a major marker for how you will do in Trump's world. You need to look the part for him to imagine you in the job. Your personal story has to ...

Top career official at Justice Department stepping down

The Justice Department's senior-most career attorney, Associate Deputy Attorney General Scott Schools, is planning to step down for a job in the private sector, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Second Philippine mayor shot dead in two days

A second town mayor in the Philippines has been shot and killed by an unknown assailant, a day after one was assassinated by a sniper in a brazen daylight attack.

Trump administration to reverse Obama-era guidance on use of race in college admissions

The Trump administration is planning to rescind a set of Obama-era policies that promote using race to achieve diversity in schools, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN.

Rescue ships docked as hundreds of migrants die crossing Mediterranean

More than 200 migrants died attempting to cross the Mediterranean over the weekend, while four rescue ships remain docked in European ports, raising fears of more deaths in the coming months.

You're probably washing your hands all wrong, study says

Hand-washing seems pretty simple, but a recent study shows that 97% of the time, we're still doing it wrong -- which can lead to contamination of food and surfaces and result in foodborne illness.

Superyacht cybercrime: the next big thing?

He was in St. Tropez to install an internet router onto a superyacht owned by a wealthy European businessman when a thought occurred to him.

Heat wave turns deadly and expected to last through 4th of July

Nearly 60 million people remain under a heat advisory or warning Tuesday, with scorching temperatures and humidity expected through the Fourth of July.

At least 8 million IVF babies born in 40 years since historic first

The world's first in-vitro fertilization baby was born in 1978 in the UK. Since then, 8 million babies have been born worldwide as a result of IVF and other advanced fertility treatments, an international committee estimates.

Roe v. Wade once again finds itself at the center of Supreme Court nomination fight

Roe v. Wade, the landmark opinion that legalized abortion, has always had one very unlikely critic: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

5 things for July 3: NATO, Thailand cave rescue, Amy Coney Barrett

Think you're washing your hands properly? Think again. The Department of Agriculture says you're probably doing it all wrong. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Immigration debate looms large in California Republican's re-election bid

Rep. Jeff Denham wanted in. For nearly 10 minutes on Monday, the Republican congressman from California's central valley stood at the door of a building that he believed to be housing unaccompanied migrant children, some of whom had been separated ...

A cruise ship crew member falls overboard -- and is rescued 22 hours later by another cruise ship

Do you believe in miracles? A crew member for Norwegian Cruise Line probably does after he fell overboard near Cuba, then was rescued almost a full day later by another cruise ship.

Formula E: Electric racing heads back to China

Formula E is heading back to the country where it all began for its fifth season of electric racing.