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1. Mass shootings

2. Construction workers discover centuries old ship in Virginia

The remains of a ship dating back to the Revolutionary War have been found at a site of a new hotel under construction in Virginia.Local archaeologists in Alexandria are now scrambling to identify the story behind the 250-year-old sailing ship. The area once was in the Potomac River before it was backfilled two centuries ago to expand Alexandria's waterfront.

3. Highest Powerball record

The largest U.S. lottery jackpot in history could easily grow to $800 million by Saturday night’s Powerball drawing – and even $1 billion next week if no winner is drawn. A record-breaking $700 million is at stake Saturday after 18 draws went by without a jackpot-winning ticket. That figure grew Thursday by $25 million and is expected to increase further.

4. Obama's Gun control has caused controversial?

Obama's attempts to put in place more gun control measures have largely failed.Opponents, including Republicans in the 2016 presidential race, have claimed that Obama's moves are just a veiled attempt to take guns away from law-abiding Americans who want to defend themselves and to water down the constitutional right to bear arms.
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5. Kingpin "El Chapo" recaptured

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was recaptured. Guzman had already been under investigations since 1999. He has been charged before and was placed behind bars. Guzman is also an escaped criminal, his first time was rumored that he hid in a laundry cart, but his most recent was a mile long tunnel underground.