Living in the shadow of Huntington's disease

Four words have haunted Matt Manzone as long as he can remember: "Should I get tested?"

It's not an easy question for people like him to answer. Manzone is at…

Why is Obama visiting Hiroshima?

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President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima Friday is a trip more than six years in the making by a man who has sought to recognize history without being what…

French Open 2016: Double the enjoyment

They're the doubles partners who stormed to twin titles soon after teaming up -- and the secret of their success is simple; they enjoy what they do.


Iraq troops retake town of Karma from ISIS

Iraqi security forces and supporting militias have retaken the key town of Karma from ISIS as part of a push to recapture the city of Falluja, according to…

Big gas fields could make Israel energy independent

Just 15 years ago, Israel relied entirely on imported coal, natural gas and oil for its energy needs.

All that could change in the next few years following the…

URGENT - Iraq government troops retake key town of Karma from ISIS in Falluja offensive

(CNN) -- Iraqi security forces and supporting militias have retaken the key town of Karma, northeast of Falluja, from ISIS, according to the spokesman of…

3 journalists go missing in Colombia

First, Spanish journalist Salud Hernandez went missing while working on a story in Catatumbo, a remote region in northern Colombia with a heavy guerrilla and…

New Taliban leader: No to peace talks

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CNN, Taliban handout

The new Afghan Taliban leader has told commanders and the group's supreme leadership council that there will be no peace talks with the Afghan government, a…

Obama: Trump's comments 'rattle' world leaders

President Obama in Japan


President Barack Obama touched on the rancorous U.S. presidential race at a press conference Thursday from the G-7 summit in Japan, saying that presumptive…

'Game on' -- Trump, Sanders to debate?

Could a debate between presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders be in the works?

Trump says he'd "love to."


5 things to know for Thursday, May 26

Breaking the rules. Finding a route. Going to court. It's Thursday, and here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

1. Campaign…

World oil prices back at $50

Offshore oil rig

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World oil prices have just passed a key milestone on their long journey out of the doldrums, hitting $50 for the first time in six months.

Brent crude, one of…

House passes LGBT amendment after GOP leaders defeated it last week

After House Republicans scrambled to defeat a Democratic proposal to protect federal workers from being fired on the basis of sexual discrimination or gender…

URGENT - Obama Hiroshima

(CNN) -- President Obama is going to Hiroshima, Japan, to underscore the "very real risks" of nuclear weapons and the "urgency that we all should have," he…

In Trump attacks, Clinton finds her voice

As she has trudged toward the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton has struggled to find a message that could impassion her Democratic voters the way her…

URGENT - Obama deflects Clinton emails question

(CNN) -- President Barack Obama deflected a question about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server Thursday, a day…

Teen gives birth to 15-pound baby in India

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A woman in India has given birth to a 15-pound baby girl, which doctors believe is the country's heaviest newborn.

The 6.8-kilogram baby is the weight of an…

"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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