Donald Trump stands with some of the delegates from North Dakota, who elevated him over the 1,237 needed for the GOP nomination. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Politics

Meet The Unbound Delegates Who Helped Donald Trump Secure The Nomination

"If Trump came up short of that 1,237 prior to the convention," says one of the 29 unbound delegates who decided to support him, "it was going to be a real fight on the floor of the convention. It would have been ugly."

Meet The Unbound Delegates Who Helped Donald Trump Secure The Nomination
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Katie Couric (right) and White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett, speaking, participate in a panel discussion following a May 16 screening of Couric's documentary Under the Gun at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for EPIX hide caption

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Commentary

Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Couric And Her Gun Documentary

In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.

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Shots - Health News

To Kill Mosquitoes That Spread Zika, Strike Before They Fly

Cities and towns are preparing for mosquito season and the threat of the Zika virus by spreading pesticides. It worked for the West Nile virus, but may not be as effective for controlling Zika.

To Kill Mosquitoes That Spread Zika, Strike Before They Fly
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Talk Softly, Swing A Big Tweet: Elizabeth Warren's Unconventional Messaging

The Massachusetts senator has become one of the most aggressive anti-Trump voices in her party. But inside the Senate hallways, she doesn't behave like a woman who wants to be heard.

Talk Softly, Swing A Big Tweet: Elizabeth Warren's Unconventional Messaging
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A young harbor seal lounges on top of seaweed near Cundy's Harbor, Maine, in 2000. As pupping season and Memorial Day weekend collide, New Englanders are being asked to stay away from seals. Pat Wellenbach/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

New England, Back Away From The Seal Pups

Please do not take selfies with the animals, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration asks. It's pupping season, so there may be a tempting number of seals about this weekend.

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Baylor Removes Ken Starr As President Over University's Response To Sex Assault Cases

An independent review found that the university failed to adequately handle reports of harassment and assault and, in some cases, actively discouraged students from coming forward.

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Germ Resistant To Antibiotic Of Last Resort Appears In U.S.

The germs caused a urinary tract infection in a Pennsylvania woman that was difficult to treat. The bacteria were resistant to the drug often used as the last-ditch treatment, but another one worked.

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Parallels - World News

Obama's Nuclear Paradox: Pushing For Cuts, Agreeing To Upgrades

Obama has sought to reduce the world's nuclear stockpile throughout his tenure. Yet he's also put the U.S. on course to spend some $1 trillion on upgrading its aging nuclear arsenal.

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Movies

Kickboxing Director Lexi Alexander Uses Activism To Bust Out Of 'Movie Jail'

After her 2008 movie, Punisher: War Zone, flopped, Alexander had a hard time getting new projects. She was in what's known as Hollywood's "movie jail," a common experience for female directors.

Kickboxing Director Lexi Alexander Uses Activism To Bust Out Of 'Movie Jail'
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Members of the 320th Missile Squadron missile combat crew, work through a scenario in the 90th Operations Support Squadron's Missile Procedure Trainer on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., in June 2014. The MPT is a simulator which allows missile crews to practice contingencies they might face while on alert. R.J. Oriez/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Report: U.S. Nuclear System Relies On Outdated Technology Such As Floppy Disks

The Government Accountability Office report also finds that the nuclear system is coordinated on a 1970s-era computer. The parts are so obsolete that it's difficult to find replacements.