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WATCH: Trump's Plane Interrupts Ted Cruz Rally, Crowd Boos

"Our party now has a nominee," Cruz said. As if on cue, the billionaire businessman's plane emblazoned with "TRUMP" across the side flew overhead to land nearby.
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Ohio's Duck Tape Festival Celebrates Creative Uses Of Adhesive Spools

For our series about off-kilter summer festivals, we go to Avon, Ohio, for their annual Duck Tape Festival to see all the creative uses of the product — from fashion to monuments.
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U.S. Appeals Court Finds Texas Voter ID Law Discriminates Against Minority Voters

The 5th Circuit ruled that the law might not intentionally violate voters' rights, but does have a discriminatory effect. It called for a lower court to fix the problem before the November elections.
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Montana's 'Pain Refugees' Leave State To Get Prescribed Opioids

With rising awareness of opioid abuse, some pain patients say doctors are less likely to prescribe them. One Montana sufferer goes to great lengths to get his prescription — he flies to California.
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U.S. Sues To Recover Funds Allegedly Stolen From Malaysian Government Fund

The money — which U.S. officials say was used to buy a $35 million jet, art by Van Gogh, rights to The Wolf of Wall Street — was raised by a fund with ties to Malaysia's prime minister and his family.
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46 Stops: On 'The Driving Life And Death Of Philando Castile'

Gene Demby talks with NPR's Cheryl Corley and Eyder Peralta, who reported on Philando Castile's encounters with local police — 46 of them — before he was killed during a traffic stop.
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What Does It Take To Get Permanently Banned From Twitter?

Twitter says it's reviewing its hateful-conduct policy. The suspension of conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos has prompted a new focus on the company's ongoing struggle to reign in abusive messages.
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Taking The Battle Against Lyme Disease Ticks To The Backyard

Scientists have tested all sorts of strategies to keep Lyme disease ticks from biting us. One is to make it less likely you'll cross paths with the critters in your yard. Sawdust mulch, anyone?

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Twitter Permanently Suspends Conservative Writer For Targeted Abuse

The suspension of Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos comes amid a recent campaign in which users tweeted hundreds of racist and abusive messages at Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones.
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Wal-Mart, America's Largest Grocer, Is Now Selling Ugly Fruit And Vegetables

Lots of tasty, nutritious produce ends up in landfills because it doesn't meet retail beauty standards. Now Wal-Mart is testing sales of wonky apples and spuds in hundreds of Texas and Florida stores.

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