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CBS News
March 14, 2018 - 1:13 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Now formally facing the death penalty, the suspect in the Valentine's Day school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida appeared in court Wednesday on a 34-count indictment. 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz was arraigned in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. A...
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Dreamstime
March 14, 2018 - 9:37 am
(CBS News) - A grieving family is speaking out after, they say, a United Airlines flight attendant forced them to put their dog in an overhead bin, where he died in flight. The 10-month-old French bulldog was kept there for the entire three-and-a-half hour trip from Houston to New York Monday. The...
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CBS News
Stephen Hawking, the world-famous physicist who deepened our understanding of the universe while proving that any disability could be overcome, has died, a spokesman for his family confirmed Wednesday. He was 76. His three children Lucy, Robert and Tim, said in a statement, "We will miss him...
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CBS News
March 13, 2018 - 3:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman in San Francisco has resigned after becoming frustrated by Trump administration statements about a recent sweep targeting illegal immigration. James Schwab told the San Francisco Chronicle on Monday that top officials...
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USA Today
March 13, 2018 - 1:26 pm
MIAMI -- Florida prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz in the fatal shooting of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The office of Broward County State Attorney Michael Satz filed the formal notice Tuesday. The 19-year-old Cruz...
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USA Today
March 13, 2018 - 7:33 am
(CBS News/AP) - President Donald Trump has removed Rex Tillerson as secretary of state and replaced him with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo, after months of speculation surrounding Tillerson's role in the Trump administration, a fact that Tillerson found out at the same time as the public...
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CBS News
March 12, 2018 - 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - A Texas firefighter, an Argentine woman and a video journalist were among five passengers killed when a helicopter crashed into New York City's East River, with the pilot reporting the engine had failed. Investigators began working Monday to determine what caused Sunday night's...
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CBS News
March 12, 2018 - 11:37 am
AUSTIN, Texas (CBS News/AP) - Police in Austin say "similarities" between three package explosions in Texas' capital city this month, two fatal, lead them to believe the incidents are related. The latest fatal incident, reported Monday morning, killed a 17-year-old boy and wounded a woman, Austin...
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USA Today
March 12, 2018 - 7:58 am
(CBS News) - It's been more than two decades since O.J. Simpson was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman. But now for the first time, we are hearing Simpson speak about the case on camera in a never-aired interview from 2006 with publisher Judith...
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CBS News
March 11, 2018 - 11:20 am
In a time when music couldn't be streamed or downloaded, Tower Records stood above its competition. With late-night hours, knowledgeable employees and huge inventory, it was a go-to place for serious music fans. The chain was founded in 1941 by Russ Solomon who started selling used jukebox records...
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