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North Korea puts on massive political gathering

North Korea, one of the world's most secretive nations, is putting on its biggest political event in 36 years.

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Donald Trump names new finance chairman

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump announced a national finance chairman for his campaign on Thursday -- a move aimed at creating a fundraising operation the candidate has long eschewed as he pivots to the general election.

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Fort McMurray fire: Evacuees flee again

Cameron Spring had 30 minutes to pack up a lifetime of memories from the house he grew up in.

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Pentagon: Sexual assault cases remain constant

The number of individuals reporting cases of sexual assault in the military dropped slightly in 2015, though the reporting rate stayed the same, according to the Pentagon.

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TSA watchdog opens probe into allegation of racial profiling

The inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security has opened an investigation into an allegation by a Transportation Security Administration official that he was instructed to racially profile Somali-Americans.

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Raging wildfire in Canada fuels oil prices

Canada's oil-rich province of Alberta is under siege from a massive wildfire. And that's creating turmoil in the global oil markets.

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New York Times gets into food delivery

The New York Times is getting into food delivery, partnering with a startup called Chef'd to deliver meal kits to accompany recipes from NYT Cooking site.

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On this day: May 5

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Napoleon dies in exile, Mexico wins a historic battle, the first Three Stooges short premieres, and Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, all on this day.

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May 4 marks annual Star Wars Day. Head to your favorite retailers for the best "May the fourth" deals.

On this day: May 4

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Al Capone heads to prison, the first-ever Grammys are presented, the Ohio National Guard opens fire at Kent State, and the Unabomber receives four life sentences, all on this day.

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