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    Another Tuesday of Primary Elections; here’s what you need to know

    (CNN) — Donald Trump can’t lock up the Republican nomination Tuesday — but he can counter his two opponents’ divide-and-conquer strategy and reassert his dominance in the race by running the table in five states. Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, could finally start to see the finish line. If she’s able to handily defeat Bernie Sanders, she could leave the Vermont senator with no real path to the Democratic nomination. There are 172 Republican delegates at stake, and 384 up for grabs […]

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    Arsenic, rice and your baby’s diet

    (CNN) — Ask any mom or dad to name their baby’s first food. The likely answer? Rice cereal. What’s a common go-to “healthy” snack for toddlers and kiddos? Rice cakes. Yet a growing amount of scientific evidence is pointing to an alarming connection between inorganic arsenic in brown and white rice and harm to children’s immune systems and intellectual development. Concentrations of arsenic were twice as high in the urine of infants who ate white or brown rice than those […]

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    Coast Guard rescues man running in a bubble in the ocean – again

    Pompano Beach, Fla. – An ultra-marathoner’s attempt to “run” from Florida to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble was cut short when the Coast Guard towed him back to land — for the second time. The organization wasn’t happy about it, as it posted a series of critical tweets stating that the aspiring bubble runner, Reza Baluchi, had flouted its safety orders. Baluchi voluntarily ended his voyage, according to the Coast Guard on Twitter. Baluchi had intended to be at sea […]

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    President Obama to announce an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria

    (CNN) — U.S. President Barack Obama will announce an additional 250 special operations forces will be sent to Syria in the coming weeks, according to White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes. “Our special forces can provide critical expertise” to Syrian forces, Rhodes said, adding that those Syrian troops “will be the ones doing the fighting.” He said this announcement would bring the number of U.S. special forces in the country to 300. The announcement is expected to come […]

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    Solar powered plane makes history

    (CNN) — An experimental plane flying around the world without a single drop of fuel landed in California after a two-and-a-half day flight across the Pacific. Piloted by Swiss explorer and psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Mountain View just before midnight (3 a.m. ET). “It’s a new era. It’s not science fiction. It’s today,” Piccard told CNN from California after his successful voyage. “It exists and clean technologies can do the impossible.” Images of the elegant […]

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    NEW DETAILS: Shooting at Wisconsin high school prom leaves 2 injured; Teenage gunman dead

    (CNN) — A teenager accused of shooting two students outside a high school prom in Antigo, Wisconsin, has died, police said Sunday. Police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Jakob Wagner. He used to attend Antigo High School, police Chief Eric Roller said. The victims, who were shot as they left a building where they had been celebrating prom, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, according to police. A female victim was treated for a gunshot wound and released, while a […]

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    4 federal agents shot during search for fugitive, motel destroyed in Kansas

    (CNN) — What started as a would-be arrest at a Kansas motel ended with four federal agents shot and the motel engulfed in flames. Officers from the U.S. Marshals Service’s Fugitive Task Force were trying to find a suspect Saturday night at the Country Club Motel, Topeka police Lt. Colleen Stuart said. But when they reached the motel, someone opened fire and struck two U.S. marshals, an FBI agent and a fourth federal agent, Stuart said. It was not immediately […]

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    8 family members killed while sleeping in Ohio; 3 children survive

    (CNN) — Eight family members found dead in a rural southern Ohio community were shot in the head “execution style,” most while they slept, authorities said Friday. Officers are searching for the killer or killers, who are probably armed and a danger to surviving family members, Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said. “We have a specific family that’s been targeted but I don’t think there’s been a threat to any other members of the community,” he said. “I’ve given the […]

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    North Korea launches missile from submarine, South Korea says

    (CNN) — North Korea has fired what is believed to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said Saturday. The missile was fired at 6:30 p.m. local time (5:30 a.m. ET), South Korean officials said, and appears to have flown for about 30 km (about 19 miles) — well short of the 300 km (roughly 186 miles) that would be considered a successful test. One U.S. official […]

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    Snapchat fights ban on ‘ballot selfies’

    SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) — Snapchat thinks it is your right as an American citizen to take a selfie in the voting booth and share it on social media, maybe with some patriotic filters and hashtags. The company filed an amicus brief on Friday against a ban on so-called ballot selfies in New Hampshire. “Ballot selfies” are photos taken in the voting booth of ballots that may or may not include the voter’s face. The social media app says it has […]

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    How did Prince die? Autopsy seeks answers

    (CNN) — A day after Prince’s death stunned his fans and fellow musicians, the work of finding out why the music icon died began in earnest Friday. An autopsy was conducted Friday at the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Ramsey, Minnesota, but it could be days or weeks before results are complete, spokeswoman Martha Weaver said. The autopsy began at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET) and lasted four hours, she added. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said there were […]

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    Celebrities react to Prince’s death with shock, sadness, & fond memories

    (CNN) — Whoopi Goldberg said it best, echoing the thoughts of many: “This is what it sounds like when doves cry.” This is what it sounds like when doves cry.. Prince R.I.P. Condolences to his family & 2 us all — Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) April 21, 2016 She was far from the only person to invoke the indelible song to pay tribute to legendary musician Prince after news broke of his death on Thursday. The opening lines of another monster […]

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