Mexican soccer player Pulido rescued

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Mexican footballer Alan Pulido, who was kidnapped along with his girlfriend Saturday night, has been rescued by Mexican authorities and is safe, according to…

Japanese journalist: 'Last chance' to help me

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Japanese Journalist Jumpei Yasuda via CNN

A photo of a Japanese hostage in Syria holding up a sign which reads, "Please help me," and "This is the last chance," along with his name in Japanese has…

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after being kidnapped

(CNN) -- Mexican footballer Alan Pulido, who was kidnapped along with his girlfriend Saturday night, has been rescued by Mexican authorities and is safe,…

Woman feared dead in Australian croc attack

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WPLG, Chris Madden

A 46-year-old woman is feared dead after being attacked by a crocodile while swimming with a friend on a beach in far North Queensland in Australia.

The women,…

Chief negotiator of Syrian peace talks quits

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The Syrian opposition's chief peace negotiator, Mohammad Alloush, has resigned over the failure of peace talks to end the country's civil war.

Alloush, who…

Vermont transgender man dies after attack

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WJZ

A Vermont transgender man died on Sunday from injuries suffered in a beating that's being investigated as a possible bias incident, Burlington Police…

Exploding package injures correction officer

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An upstate New York correction officer was severely injured Sunday after opening an explosive package sent to his Floyd home, the Oneida County Sheriff's…

Arrest made in shooting death of Cuomo aide

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After months of searching for suspects, New York police have made an arrest in the shooting death of Carey Gabay, an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot to…

Missing boy left in mountains as 'punishment'

Rescue teams are searching for a seven-year-old boy missing for two days on a mountain range in Japan, after his parents abandoned him "as punishment."

The…

Computer failure causes delays at JFK Airport

Computer problems are causing massive delays at one of the nation's largest airports during one of the busiest travel holidays of the year.

A server crash at…

700+ migrants missing or feared dead

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NOAA

At least 65 migrants have died from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week. And with hundreds still missing, officials fear the death toll could…

Six dead after record floods in Texas, Kansas

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KPRC

Six people have died in flood-related incidents in southeast Texas after the region was inundated with rain, authorities said.

Four were killed in Washington…

Sanders gets a lesson on California farmworkers

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As the political calendar slows this Memorial Day weekend, Bernie Sanders is full steam ahead in California, where he has spent the past two days learning…

Libertarians pick ticket, slam Trump

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Libertarians on Sunday selected a presidential ticket headed by former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, who lit into presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump…

Mars and Earth closest in over a decade

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It's a great time to get a close-up look at Mars, even if you don't have a telescope.

The red planet is closer to Earth than it has been for 11 years: On May 30…

Shark attacks boy at Neptune Beach, Florida

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A 13-year-old boy was hurt badly in a shark attack at a Florida beach on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Burned Iraqi boy tells of his decade of recovery

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CNN

Nearly a decade ago, 4-year-old Youssif sullenly pushed grains of rice through his lips in the kitchen of our Baghdad bureau.

"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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