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Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

CNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U..S military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax has been shipped.

The sample came from a military lab at th...

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The text you never want to get on your iPhone

You can crash someone's iPhone with a mere text message.

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How FIFA makes its billions

Soccer's world governing body, FIFA, was rocked Wednesday by charges of corruption involving several senior officials.

U.S. prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 14 people, and authorities in Switzerland -- where FIFA is based -- have launched their ...

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SXC

Overdraft fees top $1 billion at the big 3 banks

You aren't alone if you've ever been hit with an overdraft fee from your bank.

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Hays County Sheriff's Office

Texas floods: Clean-up, searches continue

Jennifer Gonzalez lost everything after 7 to 8 feet of water swept through her Martindale, Texas, house. The same goes for the residence of her daughter and 4-month grandchild, as well as those of her neighbors and cousin down the street.

Even then, G...

Tony Blair

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Tony Blair to quit as Mideast Quartet envoy

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is quitting as the Mideast envoy for the international group that has been working to achieve a settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, his office confirmed Wednesday.

Rick Santorum

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Rick Santorum runs for White House again

Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House.

Santorum will formally launch his campaign Wednesday evening from a factory in the ...

Hillary Clinton

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Next batch of Clinton emails due June 30

A federal judge ordered the State Department Wednesday to start producing portions of 30,000 emails that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kept on a private server.

U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras specified that "all of the non-exe...

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World's most powerful women

Hillary, Bill Clinton Jan 2015

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Here's a list of the world's most powerful women for 2015, as complied by Forbes.

On this day: May 27

1896 St. Louis tornado destruction

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen," and Arsenio Hall signs off, all on this day.

Severe storms, flooding drench Texas

Texas Flood - High Water Sign

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A massive storm system has caused heavy flooding and killed at least 19 people -- 13 in Mexico, four in Oklahoma, and two in Texas, where a dozen were still missing Tuesday.

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