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    Ryan considering running for House speaker

    Rep. Paul Ryan is telling House Republicans privately he is considering running for speaker, several members say.

    Ryan informed several members on the House floor of his deliberations, Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, told CNN. Stewart added that he urged ...


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Texas professor resigns over campus gun policy

Professor resigns post from University of Texas-Austin due to state's "campus carry" law.

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Former crew member says El Faro wasn’t seaworthy

After the El Faro sank during Hurricane Joaquin, a former crew member of the cargo ship says it never should have been on the water.

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Tanzanian albino attacked for her bones

Thieves chopped off a Tanzanian albino girl's leg and fingers because they think her bones are magic, a belief taught by witch doctors. Now, thanks to a doctor, she has a prosthetic limb.

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Dog complaints led to deadly machete attack

Neighbors claim Wednesday night's deadly machete attack in West Palm Beach, Florida, was tied to a dispute over the victim not cleaning up after his dog.

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Mccarthy drops out of speaker race

What many thought would be a formality turned into chaos on Capitol Hill Thursday.

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Large lizard found in Arizona

Firefighters in Arizona find a 20-pound lizard and call a local reptile rescue.


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Historical 'facts' that we get wrong

Some of the most widely known historical facts are anything but. Much of what people accept as authentic history is often rife with misinformation. Consider these examples from CNN of history that many people get wrong.

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Orphaned baby brushtail possum snuggles with toy kangaroo

Photos of an orphaned baby brushtail possum cuddling with a stuffed toy kangaroo at an Australian wildlife hospital has given the Internet a major case of the feels.

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Past Nobel Peace Prize winners

The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its "decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in the country in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011." Take a look at past winners of the coveted award.

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