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  • Bernie-mania! Sanders launches 2016 campaign

    There were dogs and children playing, people singing, and bikes and beach balls rolling. There was plenty of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream eating, and melting, down by the lake. Kayaks and sailboats floated by.

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    'To Conquer Her Land' – India's female soldiers (11 photos)

    Poulomi Basu documents the transformation of India ’ s first-ever female troops into soldiers in “ To Conquer Her Land, ” a series of photos shot from 2009 to 2012. The women, deployed along critical borders of Punjab and as the first line of control in Jammu and Kashmir, confront acute realities…

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    Cleveland police shooting settlement agreement (43 photos)

    Cleveland agreed to overhaul its police department under the supervision of an independent monitor in a settlement announced Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and other abuses by officers. The announcement came three days after a white patrolman was…

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    India heatwave (21 photos)

    At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit). Hospitals were on alert to treat victims of heatstroke and authorities advised people to stay indoors, with no end in sight to the…

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  • Caught on camera: Russian waitress fights off customer after he gropes her

    Talk about getting served! A video of an unidentified Russian waitress giving a grabby customer exactly what he deserves has gone viral.

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  • This guy took a selfie every day for 16 years

    Can you measure a year in selfies? Alaska-based artist JK Keller has taken daily self-portraits from the same angle for the past 16 years.

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    Photos of the day - May 26, 2015 (23 photos)

    Slovakia's Anna Schmiedlova serves in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck, a Filipino informal settler cries as members of a demolition team and riot police advance during a demolition raid in Quezon City and a masked opposition protester…

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    Presidential pooches: White House dogs through the years (43 photos)

    A look back at some of the pups that have served as "First Dog", a loyal companion to the President of the United States, as well as other furry companions. (Yahoo News) Find more news-related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr.

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    Paw-blo Picasso (9 photos)

    Brazilian pups have been given a new leash on life, thanks to these "Paw-blo Picasso" artworks. The clever canines created the masterpieces by shaking their coats after being covered in animal-friendly paint. By being positioned close to the canvases, they sent splatters of paint across the boards…

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  • Joint Chiefs Chairman says U.S. blindsided by fall of Mosul

    Gen. Martin Dempsey admits in a new documentary that the Pentagon did no contingency planning for the Islamic State advance.

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    Photos of the day - May 25, 2015 (18 photos)

    Navy veteran William Englert passes out U.S. flags to the crowd attending Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia; pilgrims crowd around the Virgin of El Rocio during a procession around the shrine of El Rocio in Almonte, southern Spain; and, the wedding ring…

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    America Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend (46 photos)

    A cross America and around the world, t owns and cities are celebrating veterans of the United States Armed Forces and the sacrifices they have made. Memorial Day is a federal holiday in America and has been celebrated since the end of the Civil War. (Getty) Find more news-related pictures in our…

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    Storms and deadly floods hit the Midwest and Plains (69 photos)

    Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream. The hunt for the missing picked up after a holiday weekend of terrible storms…

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    Photos of the day - May 24, 2015 (22 photos)

    Marsel Ilhan of Turkey jumps to play a shot to Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during their men's singles match at the French Open, Spanish dancer of the Spanish National Ballet performing during an interview in Madrid and Jari-Matti Latvala of Finland driving his Volkswagen Polo R WRC during the…

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    Fleet Week in NYC (70 photos)

    Fleet Week New York, now in its 27th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. The event, which runs through May 26, is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members, as well as to…

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  • Stephen Curry is on a collision course with LeBron James to determine NBA supremacy

    Out of nowhere, out of so much doubt, Curry has become the most improbable superstar in the sport.

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  • America's crumbling infrastructure

    America’s infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure — that’s railroads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and roads — the United States has gotten way off track.

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  • Sources: Scott Skiles the frontrunner to become Magic's next coach

    Scott Skiles has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become head coach of the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

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    Photos of the day - May 23, 2015 (23 photos)

    Graduates from the U.S. Military Academy toss their hats into the air after a graduation and commissioning ceremony in West Point, a supporter in favour of same-sex marriage stands under a rainbow umbrella awaiting the referendum vote outcome in Dublin, Ireland and Munich's David Alaba pours beer…

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    Fierce gun battle in cartel territory (14 photos)

    The latest in a series of clashes between Mexican authorities and a powerful, fast-growing drug cartel turned into the deadliest confrontation in recent memory, with 42 suspected gang gunmen and one Federal Police officer killed during a three-hour firefight at a remote western ranch. The battle on…

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