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  • Warriors beat Rockets, head to NBA Finals

    Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

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    With a 104-90 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, the Golden State Warriors advance to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years.

    The Warriors will face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. The Warriors will host Game 1 of the Finals on June 4.

    One game after suffering a head contusion, Stephen Curry scored 26 points and Harrison Barnes had 24 points. ...

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  • Anthrax microscope

    CDC

    Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

    Four Defense Department workers in the United States and up to 22 overseas have been put in post-exposure treatment, a defense official said, following the revelation the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples in the past several da...

  • Six Baltimore officers indicted

    CNN

    Officers want trials moved out of Baltimore

    Six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray want their trials moved out of the city.

    Lawyers for the officers filed a motion for a change of venue on Wednesday. They say their clients cannot receive a fair trial in Baltimore bec...

  • Airport security, TSA

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    American arrested with grenade at Manila airport

    Authorities in the Philippines have arrested an American citizen who they say tried to take a grenade and knife through airport security.

    Philippine National Police are holding Cipriano de Guzman at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport after th...

  • Josh Ozersky 2

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    Food writer's death was accidental, ME says

    Noted food writer Josh Ozersky, known as an unabashed fan of the carnivorous lifestyle, has died at the age of 47.

    He died May 4 at a hotel bathroom in Chicago. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office said Wednesday that the death was accidental fro...

  • Burgers, colon microbiome

    CNN

    Scientists eye how foods affect bacteria in your colon

    Next time you are trying to decide what's for dinner, consider that you are eating for two. You and your gut microbiome.

    The bacterial community in your colon is home to about 100 trillion bacterial cells; there are about 10 times more of these bacter...

  • Apple world wide developers conference

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    Hear this: Apple announcements coming June 8

    Let the guessing begin. Apple has started inviting reporters to the keynote address at its annual developers conference.

    Save the date: Monday, June 8 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.

    The week-long World Wide Developers Conference, or WWDC, takes place every ...

  • McComb family

    Hays County Sheriff's Office

    Texas floods: More storms brewing

    A man prepares to toss a rope into the Blanco River, unsure of what will happen next.

    Someone is in the murky waters, rescuers believe -- but they don't know yet whether the person is alive or dead. The team is hoping for a rescue, but bracing for a r...

  • Natalee Holloway

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    Holloway's dad opens up about new lead

    It's been 10 years since Natalee Holloway vanished while on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, and after a decade of false hopes and dead ends, her father has never stopped looking for her.

  • Bacon in pan

    Wikimedia Commons

    Reports: Bacon assaults man over piece of sausage

    A New Jersey man was arrested and accused of assault after fighting over a piece of sausage, USA Today and the Huffington Post reported.

  • Duggar family on TLC

    TLC

    '19 Kids and Counting' sees sponsor exodus

    TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" has lost more than a dozen sponsors since one of the show's stars, Josh Duggar, admitted last week that he had molested several girls when he was a teenager.

  • Death penalty lethal injection

    CNN

    Nebraska outlaws death penalty

    One of the country's most conservative states, Nebraska, has outlawed what has long been a central plank of conservative criminal justice policy: the death penalty.

    Nebraska legislators overrode a veto from the state's governor, Republican Pete Ricket...

  • World Cup soccer

    Adidas

    FIFA corruption dubbed 'World Cup of fraud'

    Allegations of corruption at FIFA are nothing new to those who follow the international soccer organization. But what was surprising to some on Wednesday was the sense that someone somewhere was finally doing something substantial about them.

    The U.S....

  • Sam Shepard DUI mugshot

    Santa Fe Police Department

    Sam Shepard arrested on drunken driving charges

    Oscar-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested on Monday night on suspicion of drunken driving in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  • U2, Bono

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    U2 tour manager dies in hotel room

    Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website.

  • Tracy Morgan seen after crash

    From Entertainment Tonight

    Tracy Morgan settles with Walmart over car crash

    Comedian Tracy Morgan has settled with Walmart for an undisclosed amount over the deadly car crash that left him seriously injured.

  • Taxes, tax forms

    iStock

    IRS believes data theft originated in Russia

    The IRS believes that a major cyber breach that allowed criminals to steal the tax returns of more than 100,000 people originated in Russia, two sources briefed on the data theft tell CNN.

    On Tuesday, the Internal Revenue Service announced that organi...

  • 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.

  • Hurricane Arthur from space

    Reid Wiseman/NASA

    Forecasters predict below normal hurricane season

    The coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for the third year running -- thanks in part to El Niño, forecasters say.

  • FIFA_2

    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 ...

  • Check blurb

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Fighter_in_Ramadi

    Iraqi forces, ISIS militants clash in Anbar

    ISIS militants killed 30 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's key Anbar province, security officials told CNN on Wednesday, a day after the launch of a major operation to liberate Anbar and Salaheddin provinces from ISIS.

  • Anbar, Ramadi

    CNN

    Inside the battle for Ramadi: Iraqi soldier speaks

    Flanked by friends on a busy downtown Baghdad street, Asa'ad al-Yassiri pulls out a tattered piece of paper. It's his medical release from the Iraqi military, allowing him leave for a bullet wound to his left arm.

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