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Obama pardons retired Gen. James Cartwright for lying during leak probe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Obama shortened sentences for 209 inmates Tuesday, and pardoned 64 people, including retired Gen. James Cartwright, who was charged with making false statements during a probe into disclosure of classified information. Play Video CBS Evening News Retired general pleads guilty to lying about leaks Retired Gen, James Cartwright, once known as […]
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Contract ends in Salt Lake City, immigration detainees gone

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Authorities say the end of a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement contract with the Utah County sheriff means people taken into custody in Salt Lake City to await deportation proceedings are being transferred out of state. The Deseret News reports that some detainees have been transferred to Henderson, Nevada, while […]
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Second death in California likely linked to meningitis

Officials say a second person in the San Francisco Bay Area may have died from bacterial meningitis within a week, CBS affiliate KPIX reports. Laura Delmond, 53, was spotted last Tuesday sitting upright in the back of a San Francisco Muni bus, according to David Robson, Laura’s brother. The driver of that bus said Laura […]
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Former Klan Grand Dragon apologizes to MLK’s daughter

ATLANTA – Scott Shepherd didn’t fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy. He reached for atonement Monday evening, sitting on a dais next to […]
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“Divergent” author on new sci-fi novel, “Carve the Mark”

At just 28 years old, Veronica Roth has written three books that have been turned into blockbuster movies. Now she’s debuting a whole new series. The New York Times bestselling author and mastermind of the “Divergent” trilogy is back with a new young adult novel called “Carve the Mark” — the first book of a […]
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Pit bulls attack kids on way to school, killing one

ATLANTA – Police say a child has died and two others were seriously injured after two pit bulls attacked them in southwest Atlanta. Atlanta police Sgt. Warren Pickard tells local news media the attack occurred around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday while the children were walking to elementary school. Pickard says the pit bulls have been contained […]
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Denzel Washington on movie revival of iconic play, “Fences”

Denzel Washington and his ability to be both versatile and familiar has made him one of Hollywood’s most sought-after stars. For more than three decades, he’s been bringing iconic men to life, like civil rights leader Malcolm X and wrongfully convicted boxer Rubin Carter in “The Hurricane,” for which he won a Golden Globe.  Washington […]
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Maserati salesman killed after posting speeding video

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – A young Maserati salesman outside Denver was killed driving one of the high-performance and high-price sport cars shortly after posting a Facebook live video showing him going from zero to 110 miles per hour in 20 seconds. CBS Denver reports the driver was identified as 24-year-old Brandon Gionapoulos, a salesman for […]
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Abortion rate in U.S. drops to lowest level since 1974: survey

NEW YORK – Even as the election outcome intensifies America’s abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974. The report, which counted 926,200 abortions in 2014, was released Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group […]
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Trump adviser hopes to paint different picture of president-elect

January 17, 2017, 7:20 AM| At the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump adviser and founder of SkyBridge Capital Anthony Scaramucci discusses criticism of the president-elect and Mr. Trump’s plans to create an effective relationship with the EU and the press.