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Researchers Study Vaccine To Target Aggressive Form Of Breast Cancer

13 hours ago   |   CBS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A definitive cure for cancer has remained elusive despite years of steady advancements in treatment. But a team of researchers on the Mayo Clinic's Florida...
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‘Vampire Burial' Site Discovered In Italy

‘Vampire Burial' Site Discovered In Italy

14 hours ago   |   CBS

LUGNANO, Italy - They're calling it the “Vampire of Lugnano.” Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a 10-year-old child in a northern Italian cemetery, whom they believe...
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Good Dog! Study Reveals Canines Can Understand Some Words

14 hours ago   |   CBS

Researchers at Emory University say they've confirmed what dog people have suspected for quite some time - that canines may know exactly what we mean when we use certain words...
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Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

16 hours ago   |   CBS   |   5 articles

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday...
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Hungry And In A Hurry? These Are The Fastest Drive-Thrus In America

20 hours ago   |   CBS

You're in a big hurry and you've got a “whopper” of an appetite. Where do you go to “have it your way” in America? You may want to consider Burger King. The restaurant was just...
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‘Leave The Mask At Home': AMC Reminds Guests No Masks Or Weapons Allowed For ‘Halloween' Premiere

1 day ago   |   CBS

If you're headed to see the sequel of “Halloween” this weekend, AMC Theaters wants to remind you of something. Although they love that guests get dressed up in costumes for...
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Settle Down, A Skull-Shaped Asteroid Is Not Headed For Earth This Halloween

Settle Down, A Skull-Shaped Asteroid Is Not Headed For Earth This Halloween

1 day ago   |   CBS

Despite what your social media feeds are telling you, an asteroid shaped like a skull is not going to zip by Earth this Halloween. Asteroid 2015 TB145 looked like a skull when...
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Doctors Suspect Man Died Of Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel Brains

1 day ago   |   CBS

A 61-year-old New York man developed an extremely rare and fatal brain disorder after he ate squirrel brains, according to a new report. The unnamed victim was taken to a...
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Mom Slams School For Asking Fifth Graders About Their Sexual History

1 day ago   |   CBS

WINDSOR, Vt. - A Vermont woman is furious after her 10-year-old daughter was given a survey at school that asked her and her fifth-grade classmates about their sexual history...
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Cookies And Cremation? Student's Recipe May Have Included Grandparent's Ashes

1 day ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

DAVIS, CA - Police are investigating a disturbing report that a high-school student made cookies mixed with human remains and gave them to unknowing classmates to eat. Several...
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Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, holding off the Houston Astros in the American League Championship... Read more ...

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

A Texas grand jury indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Read more ...

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Don McGahn is no longer White House counsel, according to reports. Read more ...

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

Clayton Kershaw was great again as the Dodgers moved to within one win of their second straight National League pennant. Read more ...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out to clinch the win for the Red Sox. Read more ...

Fan interference call wipes out potential Astros home run in ALCS Game 4

Fan interference call wipes out potential Astros home run in ALCS Game 4

Controversy early in Game 4 of the Astros-Red Sox series. Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 4-3 in OT

Alex Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 4-3 in OT

WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals and Matt Niskanen had the winner in the Washington Capitals' 4-3 overtime victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday... Read more ...

Jimmy Butler Scores 23 In Wolves Loss To Spurs

Jimmy Butler Scores 23 In Wolves Loss To Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by... Read more ...

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...