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Watermelons to replace piglets in California fair event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:05pm

Watermelons are set to replace piglets in an annual event celebrating agriculture at a California fair.

Teen activists score mental health days for Oregon students

Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:48pm

Oregon will allow students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the first of its kind in the U.S.

Daughter: Prankster Paul Krassner, who co-founded and named '60s radical group the Yippies, dies in California at 87

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:55pm

Daughter: Prankster Paul Krassner, who co-founded and named '60s radical group the Yippies, dies in California at 87.

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever

Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:55pm

The global box office has a new champion.

Indiana police identify body of Detroit woman found in 1999

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:46pm

Authorities on Sunday identified a Michigan woman who was found dead 20 years ago in a northeastern Indiana field, renewing the investigation into her "suspicious" death.

Former Associated Press technician Ed Smith dies at 71

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:22pm

Charles Edwin "Ed" Smith, whose 40-year career as a technician for The Associated Press included working at major sports and political events, has died. He was 71.

Woman fatally shot in West Valley City; Suspect in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:13pm

Police say a suspect is in custody in connection with a shooting in West Valley City that left one woman dead and a teenage boy injured.

Coroner: 2 workers who died in grain silo suffocated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:13pm

A coroner says two men who died after they were trapped in a silo filled with grain in Ohio suffocated.

King Tut's coffin to be restored for the first time since it was discovered

Jack Guy, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:58am

Tutankhamun is one of the best known figures of Ancient Egypt, and now his coffin is getting some tender loving care.

'The Lion King' bites off $185 million debut, a July record

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:18am

If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it.

Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:49am

Attorneys for a former Florida sheriff's deputy want a judge to dismiss felony charges stemming from his failure to enter a school building while a gunman carried out a massacre.

Food-delivery robots being tested in California

CNN Web Staff  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:51am

Food delivery of the future has arrived in Sacramento.

Man whose wife was struck and killed by vehicle sues FBI

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:31am

A Connecticut man says in a $35 million lawsuit filed against the federal government that an off-duty police officer who struck and killed his wife with a vehicle last year worked for the FBI at the time.

Nadler: Mueller hearing to air evidence of Trump wrongdoing

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:29am

The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week's hearing with Robert Mueller will air "very substantial evidence" of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment. Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the special counsel about what they see as a "one-sided" Russia investigation.

Aide: Trump criticism of US not same as 4 Democrats' words

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:17am

A top White House adviser on Sunday claimed there was a "huge difference" between Donald Trump's criticisms of America during the 2016 presidential campaign and the critiques by four Democratic congresswomen of color with whom Trump is feuding over the direction of the country.

Tennessee banker wins annual Hemingway Look-Alike contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:53am

Persistence paid off for a retired Tennessee banker who won the weekend's Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his eighth try.

NAACP, Latter-day Saint partnership shows teamwork in a time 'marked by division,' op-ed says

Whitney Evans,  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:45am

Latter-day Saint and NAACP leaders penned an op-ed on "the importance of collaboration between groups."

Florida seeks 2 juveniles who escaped detention center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:41am

Two juveniles remained at large after authorities say they attacked staff members to escape a Florida detention center. Two others have been caught.

An anonymous donor asked a hospital where it needed help and gave $25 million to make it happen

Sophie Sherry and Christina Zdanowicz, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 7:21am

Children's Hospital Los Angeles will now be able to help many more kids, thanks to an anonymous $25 million gift.

Military studies 'hyperfit' women who pass grueling courses

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 7:11am

In the nearly four years since the Pentagon announced it was opening all combat jobs to women , at least 30 have earned the Army Ranger tab, two have graduated Marine infantry school and three have passed the grueling initial assessment phase for Green Beret training.