Slain kids were found in oil tank and had been there for several days, court documents say

FREDERICK, Colo. — Prosecutors in Colorado are preparing to file formal charges of first-degree murder and evidence tampering against Christopher Watts, who is accused of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters. In the latest court motions filed Friday, Watts’ attorney is asking for DNA samples to be taken from the two girls. What the defense […]

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Teen charged with pushing girl off bridge after video of incident goes viral

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A woman accused of injuring her 16-year-old friend when she pushed the teen off a bridge in Washington state has been charged with reckless endangerment following a shove captured on video that went viral. KGW television station reported Friday that charging documents filed by the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s office say Taylor […]

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Video appears to show Raleigh police officers beating man

A video posted to Facebook Friday appears to show Raleigh, North Carolina, police officers using a baton and punching and kicking a man. Raleigh police told CBS affiliate WNCN they are reviewing the incident in accordance with its departmental policies. “In the spirit of transparency, we have proactively made the District Attorney’s office aware of this […]

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How a 95-year-old veteran gave a young boy a lesson in courage

CANTON, Ohio — The distance between a diving board and the surface of the water can feel like half a body length, especially when it is half a body length. That’s why, all summer long, 4-year-old Dylan Stich has been cheating the system, gradually lowering himself into the water like a fragile egg. “He had no […]

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Rising ocean water temperatures increase risk of Pacific hurricanes

SAN DIEGO — California had it’s hottest July ever. But the heat waves weren’t only on land.  The Pacific Ocean off San Diego hit a record high this month. Last week, two hurricanes barreled through the Pacific, and there are new concerns that rising seawater temperatures could bring them closer to California. Irma, Harvey and Katrina […]

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Ex-FBI profiler says suspect’s plea for slain family’s return shows “arrogance”

FREDERICK, Colo. — A Colorado man’s televised plea for the return of his wife and young daughters, who he is now accused of killing, shows arrogance and a lack of empathy, says a former FBI profiler.  After his wife and daughters were reported missing, and before he was arrested, Chris Watts stood on his porch and lamented […]

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Miss America says she was bullied, manipulated and silenced by pageant leadership

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson. In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment. Her letter is reminiscent of the movie “Mean Girls,” […]

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Judge in Manafort case won’t unseal juror names, says he’s received threats

Last Updated Aug 17, 2018 2:39 PM EDT The judge in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort denied a motion from media organizations to make public the names of the jurors in the trial, saying he has faced “criticism and threats” and doesn’t want the same for jurors.  Judge T.S. Ellis cited […]

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Whistleblower exposes potentially fatal flaw in electronic medical records software

Millions of Americans expect their doctors to have the right information about their care at their fingertips, thanks to electronic medical records. But could faulty digital medical records cost lives? Host Alex Ferrer investigates the case of medical charting software gone wrong and  another about spoiled food being fed to Washington, D.C. school kids  on […]

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72 years later, melting glacier uncovers crashed U.S. WWII plane

Last Updated Aug 17, 2018 1:41 PM EDT A heatwave in Switzerland has uncovered the wreckage debris of an American WWII plane that crash-landed in the Bernese Alps 72 years ago. The C-53 Skytrooper Dakota was traveling from Austria to Italy when it collided with the Gauli Glacier at an altitude of 10,990 feet on […]

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Trump suspects DOJ official Bruce Ohr’s clearance will be revoked “quickly”

Last Updated Aug 17, 2018 11:57 AM EDT President Trump said he expects to “quickly” revoke the security clearance for the Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing the dossier on Trump’s ties to Russia. Mr. Trump, speaking to reporters on the White House South Lawn, said the official, Bruce […]

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