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Kathleen Blanco, governor of Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, has died at the age of 76

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An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK during escalating tensions between Tehran and the West was released on Sunday, and has been moving away from Gibraltar.

New Zealand is often seen as a progressive place for women. But abortion is still a crime there, unless certain conditions are met. Pro-choice activists have been trying to change the law for decades -- this is why it's taken so long.

The two men jumped from a cruise ship dock to rescue the woman, who was weighted down by her wheelchair and sinking into the ocean.

The Danish Prime Minister has said that conversations around the US buying Greenland were "an absurd discussion."

The man accused of placing three suspicious devices that turned out to be empty rice cookers has been arraigned on charges of placing false bombs in Manhattan

Although the Democrats have too many presidential candidates, if they are all willing to face off against President Trump, they can make a great contribution to the contest, writes Paul Begala for @CNNOpinion 

A 34-year-old man says he was just looking to play pool at a local bar in Norco, California, when a man mistook him for a child predator and beat him

Here are the 5 big storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail


Bigger than Bieber? A Korean pop group beats US stars to win a Billboard Music Award via

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This Thai actor is inspiring kids to save the environment

"Your silence and your amnesia is complicity”: Sen. Cory Booker unleashes on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen after she says she doesn’t remember President Trump using the word “shithole” to refer to African countries at the DACA meeting

The giant panda is no longer an endangered species

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See the emotional moment this Hurricane Harvey survivor, who lost everything, learned his dad survived the storm

Megan Rapinoe: “Just shoutout to the teammates… We’re chillin’. We’ve got tea sippin’. We’ve got celebrations. We have pink hair and purple hair. We have tattoos and dreadlocks. We’ve got white girls and black girls, and everything in between. Straight girls and gay girls. Hey!”

Activists placed 7,000 pairs of shoes in front of the US Capitol building on Tuesday, to remember children killed by gun violence since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre

Pope Francis tells gay man: "God made you like that and loves you like that"

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