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Mother Says Child Protective Services Impostors Tried To ‘Snatch My Kid'

Mother Says Child Protective Services Impostors Tried To ‘Snatch My Kid'

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MARYSVILLE, Wash. - A mother in Washington state says two strangers posing as Child Protective Services agents showed up at her house Monday and tried to take her 4-year-old...
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Scientists Say Heat Wave In Alaska Is Killing Large Numbers Of Salmon

21 hours ago   |   CBS

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Scientists are blaming unprecedented heat wave this summer for reduced salmon populations in parts of Alaska. Researchers say they found more than 800 dead...
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Church Wipes Out $3 Million In Medical Debt For 1,589 Local Families

21 hours ago   |   CBS

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - A church in central Arkansas has just paid off more than $3 million of medical debt for 1,589 of its neighbors. “It's one thing to communicate to you ‘we...
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Clinic Workers Say They've Been Warned To Only Speak English Or They'll Be Fired

1 day ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

HAINES CITY, Fla. - A group of health care workers at a state-run health clinic in Florida say they've been told to stop speaking Spanish among themselves or risk being...
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Vaccine For Cat Allergies Developed By Swiss Scientists

5 days ago   |   CBS

ZURICH - If you love cats but are allergic to them, a team of scientists in Switzerland could have the purrfect solution for you. HypoPet AG, a Swiss-based company, announced...
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Man Accused Of Leaving Son, Dog In Car While Gambling

Man Accused Of Leaving Son, Dog In Car While Gambling

5 days ago   |   CBS

MARICOPA, Arizona - A man who allegedly left his son and a puppy in his vehicle for an hour while he visited a casino was arrested, according to authorities in...
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Report: Facebook Paid Contractors To Transcribe User Audio On Messenger

7 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe select voice conversations from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with...
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Police: Man Shoves Beef Brisket, Propane Bottles Down Pants At Walmart

7 days ago   |   CBS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Nashville man who was allegedly caught shoving beef brisket and propane bottles into his pants at a Walmart store was also charged with assaulting a police...
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‘We Just Suspended Your Social Security Number': Police Warn Of Phone Scam

7 days ago   |   CBS

RICHMOND, Va. - State troopers are warning residents in Virginia about a Social Security scam. In this case, the scammers, pretending to be an employee of the Social Security...
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Report: Man Accused Of Attacking Woman He Called ‘Grandma' With Frying Pan

7 days ago   |   CBS

CHARLOTTE, Mich. - A Michigan woman is said to be “very lucky” to have survived after being beaten by a man who called her “grandma” with a cast iron frying pan. The...
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Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Every dog has its day, and for Monte, a terrier mix shelter dog, that day came with Disney fame. Read more ...

Deficit will reach $1 trillion next year, budget office predicts

Deficit will reach $1 trillion next year, budget office predicts

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Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

Mayfield 'clears air' with Giants QB Jones after comments

Mayfield 'clears air' with Giants QB Jones after comments

BEREA, Ohio - Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield reached out to Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones after making some biting comments about the first-round pick in an interview. Read more ...

Trump looked up at the sky and said 'I am the chosen one' while talking...

Trump looked up at the sky and said 'I am the chosen one' while talking about his trade war with China

President Donald Trump on Wednesday referred to himself as the "chosen one" as he discussed his ongoing trade war with China. While speaking to reporters, the president looked... Read more ...

Penguins' Bill Guerin hired as Wild general manager

Penguins' Bill Guerin hired as Wild general manager

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Gennady Golovkin, Sergiy Derevyanchenko agree to Oct. 5 title bout

Gennady Golovkin, Sergiy Derevyanchenko agree to Oct. 5 title bout

The fight at Madison Square Garden in New York will be for the vacant IBF middleweight title, stripped from Canelo Alvarez on Aug. 1. Read more ...

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...