Speller Vanya Shivashankar (L) of Olathe, Kansas, and speller Gokul Venkatachalam (R) of St. Louis, Mo. hold up the trophy after winning the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 28, 2015 in National Harbor, Md.
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In a four-minute campaign video, Pataki says “it is time to stand up, protect our freedom and take back this country.”

Asked at a press conference earlier this month whether the military is aiming to take over Texas, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said: “No.”

The terms and conditions of the settlement with Morgan and the other plaintiffs remain confidential, the company said.

His bail was set at $4,500 but no court date has been set yet. 

Vanya is the first sibling of a past champion to win. Her sister, Kavya, won in 2009.

An overwhelming 62% of Irish voters said “yes” to same-sex marriage.

The U.S. announced corruption charges against 14 individuals connected to FIFA on Wednesday.

Find out 24 other interesting facts we learned from reading Sanders’ book here.