Oregon gov. sends police after GOP senators who fled Capitol

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown deployed the state police Thursday to try to round up Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol in an attempt to block a vote on a landmark climate plan that would be the second of its kind in the nation. Minority Republicans want the cap-and-trade proposal aimed at […]

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Three months in jail for cotton candy? Inside the nationwide crime lab backlog

“CTM in Focus” is original reporting you’ll see only on “CBS This Morning,” exposing new information on issues that impact us all. There’s a growing backlog at crime labs nationwide that’s leaving victims waiting for justice: A recent government report found the backlog for DNA analysis increased almost 85% from 2011 through 2017. “CBS This […]

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My Mother-in-Law Wore a Wedding Dress—To My Wedding

Earlier this week Jimmy Fallon put out a call on Twitter for people to share their biggest wedding fails for a chance to have their story featured on the Tonight Show. People shared memories of grooms forgetting their vows, falling during the first dance, and more. But when romance author Amy Pennza recalled that time her […]

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Mars has meteors to thank for its wispy clouds

Mars isn’t exactly known for being a cloudy place. It’s dry, dusty, and barren, but the planet does indeed have a bit of cloud cover. Figuring out why those clouds exist and where they came from has posed a challenge for scientists, but a new study published in Nature Geoscience suggests that clouds on Mars […]

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Dominican Republic tourist deaths: FBI looking at minibar test results

Samples taken from at least one minibar at the Bahia Principe Hotel are being tested by the FBI as part of the agency’s collaboration with Dominican Republic authorities, Ministry of Health communications director Carlos Suero said Wednesday. Suero added that an extensive collection of samples is taken by Dominican authorities when someone dies in a […]

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Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday. The Dominican Republic’s attorney general and national police director told reporters that […]

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Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections

Hope Hicks, a once close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong in accepting derogatory information about political opponents from a foreign government, panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday. “Ms. Hicks made clear that she understood the president to be serious […]

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Jeopardy! Sensation Pays Tribute to Alex Trebek With Donation to Cancer Charity

Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is putting some of his massive winnings to good use already by donating to a charity that hopes to help people who, like the show’s host, Alex Trebek, have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. CBS The contestant who came this close to claiming the all-time winnings record held by Ken Jennings has […]

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23 Songs That Were Secretly Written By Huge Stars

16. One Direction’s “Little Things,” Co-Written by Ed Sheeran From the moment that boy band One Direction gained international fame, fellow pop star Ed Sheeranwas right by their side, helping to penn heartfelt ballads like “Little Things” and “Moments” that ultimately did big things for the burgeoning pop group. While speaking with Capital FM in 2012, Sheeran explained how his […]

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