Rare blue moon comes Friday

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If anything unusual happens to you Friday, you'll be right to say it was "once in a blue moon."

#MediaDiversity: Why newsrooms are so white

If you are a journalist of color, you've heard this one before. Despite the demographics of the United States rapidly shifting from a white majority to a brown…

Schumer: How did theater shooter get gun?

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the FBI to investigate how the Lafayette, Louisiana, theater shooter was able to purchase a gun despite having…

Google crashes Mongolia's Naadam Festival

After going underwater, climbing mountains and riding atop trains, Google Street View this month chalked up another achievement.

It's first festival.

Not just…

Video details Sam DuBose, Ray Tensing face-off

A body cam video reveals what happened between University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing and motorist Samuel DuBose, including the difficult-to-see…

Afghan government: Taliban leader dead

Mullah Omar

U.S. Department of State

Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar died in April 2013 in Pakistan, a spokesperson for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday in a news release, citing "…

Brady looks to federal court to overturn suspension

Tom Brady yelling on field

Jim Rogash/Getty Images

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday criticized the National Football League for suspending him for four games in the "Deflategate" scandal…

Source: Debris looks like Boeing 777

Report says Malaysia Airlines pilot showed no unusual signs

Debris found in the western Indian Ocean on Wednesday appears to be part of a Boeing 777, the same model as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that disappeared in…

Top 10 consumer complaints

Shady car dealers, shoddy home-repair jobs and credit card fees top the list of complaints people have about their interactions with businesses in 2014.

The…

Jindal: Bush 'got it wrong' on immigration

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he disagreed with competing GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush's plan for comprehensive immigration reform, arguing…

Two Zimbabweans get bail in lion's death

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David Amyot

Two men arrested in the death of Cecil the lion -- a case in which an American dentist has also been accused, unleashing a torrent of anger online -- were…

Skeletons of early elite settlers found at Jamestown

Scientists digging beneath the ruins of a historic church at the Jamestown settlement in Virginia have discovered the remains of four leaders from the earliest…

Facebook is now the world's most-used tech product

Think Facebook is passé? Think again.

At the end of June, nearly 1.5 billion people used Facebook at least once a month, the company reported on Wednesday.…

Trump lashes out at lawyer over breast pump

Trump stares down Dana Bash

CNN

Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at a female lawyer whom he had called "disgusting" several years ago for requesting a break to pump breast milk in the middle…

URGENT - Tom Brady Files Federal Court

(CNN) -- The NFL Players Association filed an appeal Wednesday on behalf of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady, asking a federal court in…

American joins Kurds to fight ISIS in Syria

Going from club bouncer in New York to a Kurdish Militia fighter in Syria, in the past few months Robert Rose has spent nights under mortar fire in intense…

Perry's tough guy challenge for Trump

The war of words between businessman Donald Trump and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry reached the jungle gym on Wednesday, when Perry challenged Trump to a…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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