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Popular Cash-for-Grass Program Expands During Drought

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Board approves bigger budget for popular cash-for-grass program amid California drought

What is Putin doing with mobile crematoriums?

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What is Putin doing with mobile crematoriums?
Josh Rogin joins CNN's Brooke Baldwin about his report saying that Russia is using mobile crematoriums to burn its dead in Ukraine and hide proof that its soldiers are fighting there.

George W. Bush reportedly offered to officiate same-sex wedding

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The former president offered to marry a lesbian couple from Kennebunkport, Maine

Robert Redford to Grads: ‘Don’t Be Afraid to Take a Risk’ in a ‘Rough’ World

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Robert Redford to Grads: ‘Don’t Be Afraid to Take a Risk’ in a ‘Rough’ World
The 78-year-old actor, filmmaker and activist spoke to 483 graduates of Colby College on Sunday
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U.S. assisting to find stranded Southeast Asian migrants

Navy aircraft flew over the area with support from Malaysia to help find Rohingya and Bangladeshis that may be trapped at sea

Resistance to antibiotics poses global health risk

The World Health Organization has adopted a plan to combat a resistance to antibiotics. CBS News correspondent Seth Doane went to New Delhi, India where ... more

How “eyes on the ground” would aid U.S. strikes against ISIS

The role of a joint terminal attack controller (JOTC) -- the person who helps coordinate strikes from the ground -- is especially important in urban ... more

'Photobombing' seagull 'flies in formation' with Red Arrows

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Seagulls are well known for being the cheekiest birds in the animal kingdom. Give them half a chance and they'll steal anything from lollipops to ... more

German man loses limbs after being dragged 3km between streetcar wagons

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20-year-old lost his balance running for the streetcar late at night in Dortmund, Germany, and became trapped between two carriages Continue reading...

Trial Opens in Collapse of Dewey & LeBoeuf Firm

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Trial Opens in Collapse of Dewey & LeBoeuf Firm
Accused of accounting tricks to defraud lenders, three former executives instead blamed “greedy” lawyers who took clients, hastening the firm’s demise.

‘We Need to IPO,’ Says Snapchat Founder

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‘We Need to IPO,’ Says Snapchat Founder
After declining an acquisition offer from Facebook in 2013, the startup's founder says he has closed the door to all future offers
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Adult Swim makes virtual reality even weirder

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Virtual reality's notion of strapping a display to your head is already a bit weird by itself, but Adult Swim just took that strangeness to ... more

Breach Exposes I.R.S. Tax Returns

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Breach Exposes I.R.S. Tax Returns
Criminals gained access to past tax returns of more than 100,000 people and used personal information to claim $50 million in fraudulent refunds, the agency ... more

Watch: Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits Home Run Off Video Board

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Watch: Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits Home Run Off Video Board
The Cubs' rookie third baseman hit the longest home run Wrigley Field has housed this season.

I never thought the new Mad Max game could live up to Fury Road… until I saw the amazing trailer

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I finally saw Mad Max: Fury Road last night, and all I could think about while leaving the theater was how the hell Avalanche Studios ... more

Breach Exposes I.R.S. Tax Returns

published less than 1 hour ago
Breach Exposes I.R.S. Tax Returns
Criminals gained access to past tax returns of more than 100,000 people and used personal information to claim $50 million in fraudulent refunds, the agency ... more

Chinese biotech 3SBIO launches up to $712 million HK IPO: term sheet

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(Reuters) - Chinese biotech company 3SBIO, which delisted from the Nasdaq two years ago, on Wednesday launched an up to $712 million Hong Kong IPO, ... more

​How often are scientific studies retracted?

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A widely publicized study, now discredited, shines light on the frequency of research fraud and the pitfalls that follow

Proposed Uribe-for-Callaspo Trade Falls Through

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Proposed Uribe-for-Callaspo trade between Dodgers and Braves is nixed by Callaspo

Ducks coach is proud of team's consistency going into Game 6

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Ducks coach is proud of team's consistency going into Game 6
Before the Ducks returned to Chicago for what could be their Western Conference finals clinching victory, they could find confidence in multiple areas.

Rockets still face a big hole against Warriors

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Rockets still face a big hole against Warriors
Somewhere, Chris Paul is slowly shaking his head, all too aware that the Houston Rockets are never quite out of it when you think they ... more

On Tennis: Out of the Loop at the French Open, and Liking It That Way

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On Tennis: Out of the Loop at the French Open, and Liking It That Way
Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and Milos Raonic are among those who like to avoid the news of their next opponent as long as ... more

Dodgers exhale as Brett Anderson's back OK after scare

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Dodgers exhale as Brett Anderson's back OK after scare
And then everyone let out a long, slow breath and relaxed. For today, anyway, and that’s something.

Ducks coach is proud of team's consistency going into Game 6

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Ducks coach is proud of team's consistency going into Game 6
Before the Ducks returned to Chicago for what could be their Western Conference finals clinching victory, they could find confidence in multiple areas.

Risky tactics in standoff with elderly woman paid off, officials say

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Risky tactics in standoff with elderly woman paid off, officials say
The 74-year-old woman was frail and had trouble walking.

Johnny Depp dogged by Aussie pet-smuggling case, could face 10-year lockup

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Johnny Depp dogged by Aussie pet-smuggling case, could face 10-year lockup
Johnny Depp still seems to be dogged by his "very serious" quarantine case in Australia despite sending his pups back to the U.S. after a ... more

Broadway Sets Sales and Attendance Records With Tourism Boom

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Broadway Sets Sales and Attendance Records With Tourism Boom
The Broadway season that just ended was the highest-grossing ever and drew more than 13 million people, the Broadway League said.
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Rockets still face a big hole against Warriors

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Rockets still face a big hole against Warriors
Somewhere, Chris Paul is slowly shaking his head, all too aware that the Houston Rockets are never quite out of it when you think they ... more
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Watch: Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits Home Run Off Video Board

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Watch: Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits Home Run Off Video Board
The Cubs' rookie third baseman hit the longest home run Wrigley Field has housed this season.

Actor/Playwright Sam Shepard Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges in Santa Fe

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The Pulitzer Prize winner reportedly failed a sobriety test and spent the night in a New Mexico jail

Sam Shepard arrested for drunken driving in N.M.

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The actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright was arrested in Santa Fe in a pickup truck

Off-Duty Evanston Police Officer Saves Person Attempting Suicide

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Off-Duty Evanston Police Officer Saves Person Attempting Suicide
An off-duty Evanston police officer found himself in the right place at the right time to save a life, reports WBBM's Bob Roberts.

Afghan insurgents launch late-night attack on Kabul guesthouse

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KABUL (Reuters) - Heavily armed insurgents stormed a guesthouse in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul late on Tuesday night and were still resisting Afghan security ... more

China publicly defends Spratly Islands as sovereign territory

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China publicly defends Spratly Islands as sovereign territory
Elizabeth ShimBEIJING, May 26 (UPI) -- China has openly admitted that its navy intends to defend the country's sovereign claims over the disputed Spratly Islands.

Actor Sam Shepard arrested for allegedly driving drunk

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Actor Sam Shepard arrested for allegedly driving drunk
Danielle HaynesSANTA FE, N.M., May 26 (UPI) -- Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated Monday in ... more

Herpes virus harnessed to fight a common cancer

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Human clinical trials show this promising technique attacks melanoma tumors on two levels

Fear silences human trafficking victims: Mexico prosecutor

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By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zunduri, enslaved at a dry cleaners shop in Mexico City, was so thirsty at one point she ... more

California Assembly votes to make pregnancy centers tell women of abortion option

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By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The California State Assembly approved a bill on Tuesday that would require licensed pregnancy centers, which sometimes steer ... more