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Woman Arrested After Allegedly Threatening To ‘Shoot 400 People For Fun'

1 day ago   |   CBS

McALESTER, Okla. - An Oklahoma woman was taken into custody Sunday after allegedly threatening to “shoot 400 people for fun,” possibly at her former high school, according to...
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Ric Ocasek, Frontman Of The Cars, Has Died

Ric Ocasek, Frontman Of The Cars, Has Died

2 days ago   |   NPR

The lead singer of The Cars - the offbeat Boston rock band that became a mainstay of radio in the 1980s - died Sunday afternoon in Manhattan. (Image credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty...
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Daughter Gives Prankster Dad Comedic Obituary

5 days ago   |   CBS

OLD LYME, Conn. - A Connecticut man, known for pulling pranks, got his very own comedic farewell this week in an unusual obituary. Joseph “Joe” A. Heller, Jr. of Old Lyme...
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Behind the curtain of Andrew Yang's crazy, totally novel debate prep session

Behind the curtain of Andrew Yang's crazy, totally novel debate prep session

6 days ago   |   Politico

For the YangGang, the first rule of debate club is you do not talk about debate club. “You all signed an NDA,” they're warned. The second rule is “no phones, no phones, no...
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Woman Using Glue To Create Fuller Lips In New Beauty Trend

6 days ago   |   CBS

Inspired by celebrities such as the Kardashians, more and more women are trying a bizarre new beauty hack to temporarily create a fuller-looking pout. The cheap alternative to...
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Truck Carrying 72,000 Pounds Of Chocolate Catches Fire On Interstate

6 days ago   |   CBS

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. - A tractor-trailer carrying some sweet cargo caught fire Wednesday afternoon in Missouri, closing the westbound lanes of a major interstate for several...
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Underground singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston dead at 58

6 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - Daniel Johnston, a quirky folk singer-songwriter and visual artist whose offbeat career and struggles with mental illness brought him a cult following and inspired a...
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Alabama High School Removes Bathroom Stall Doors To Deter Vaping

7 days ago   |   CBS

FLORENCE, Ala. - An Alabama high school has taken the extraordinary step of removing the stall doors in some of the boys restrooms to keep kids from vaping in the...
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‘He Is Always With Us': Cross Seen In Tree Chunk Provides Hope In Storm's Aftermath

7 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - One of the businesses hit hard by severe weather in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is a sharing a sign of hope discovered in the trail of damage left behind. A...
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Self-Driving Tractor-Trailers Are Being Tested On Public Roads

7 days ago   |   CBS

BLACKSBURG, Va. - You've heard of self-driving cars. Now a robotics company is getting ready to put self-driving tractor trailers on the road. Daimler Trucks is teaming up with...
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Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...