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    Powerball $435 Million Jackpot Has One Winning Ticket

    CBS News — The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that’s climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The numbers are 10-13-28-52-61 and Powerball 2. The game’s website says one winning ticket was sold in Indiana. CBS West Lafayette, Indiana affiliate WLFI-TV says Hoosier Lottery Public Relations Director Dennis Rosebrough confirmed the winning ticket was sold in Lafayette. The exact location wasn’t available. During Wednesday night’s drawing, it was announced that the jackpot […]

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    Police Save Puppy From “Near Death” Heroin Overdose, Arrest Owners

    (CBS) — While responding to a theft call outside a Home Depot in Carrollton, Texas, police officers stumbled upon a whimpering puppy in the floorboard of a pickup truck in the parking lot. At first, the officers didn’t know what was wrong with the tiny tan and black puppy, but upon closer examination of the vehicle, they were almost certain it was a drug overdose. “We weren’t sure exactly what was going on with it, but there was drug paraphernalia,” […]

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    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Discusses Recent Leaks To Media

    WASHINGTON (CBSNews) —  House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-California) said Sunday (Feb 19) that President Donald Trump’s relationship with the intelligence community is not the reason for the recent high-profile leaks from his administration. “There’s a lot of innuendo out there that the intelligence agencies have a problem with Donald Trump,” he told CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “The rank-and-file people that are out doing jobs across the world, very difficult places, they don’t pay attention to what’s going on […]

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    Man Arrested In Fatal Chicago Valentine’s Day Shooting Streamed On Facebook Live

    CHICAGO (CBSNews) — A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, police said Saturday (Feb. 18). Devon Swan, 26, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting that killed 2-year-old Lavontay White and Lavontay’s uncle, 26-year-old Lazaric Collins. They were riding in a car Tuesday (Feb. 14) when shots were fired. The pregnant woman was driving, and she and her fetus are expected to survive. […]

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    Worst Behaved Drivers On The Road? AAA Says Ages 19 To 24

    NEW YORK (CBS) —  According to a survey conducted by AAA, young people between the ages of 19 and 24 are more likely to admit they read or send texts while driving. They’re also more likely to think texting while driving is acceptable and less likely to support laws against distracted driving, reports CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave. When 24-year-old LeClaude Numa is not walking, he admits he has a bit of a lead foot. “When you’re driving, how […]

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    Norma McCorvey, Roe v. Wade Figure, Dies

    NEW YORK (CNN) — Norma McCorvey, known as “Jane Roe” in the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that established a constitutional right to abortion, has died, according to a priest close to the family, she was 69. The Rev. Frank Pavone, an anti-abortion rights activist, released a statement Saturday (Feb. 18), saying, “Norma has been a friend of mine, and of Priests for Life, for more than 20 years. She was victimized and exploited by abortion ideologues when she […]

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    CeeLo Green Paints Himself Gold For GRAMMYs 2017

    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Perhaps CeeLo Green mixed up the GRAMMYs and the Oscars? The man formerly known as Gnarls Barkley looked like a full-on Academy Award of himself when he hit the red carpet at the STAPLES Center. Either that or a Power Rangers villain, considering the gold mask, studded gold cloak and matching gold gloves. Here’s a closer look at what is sure to be the GRAMMYs strangest ensemble of the year: According to CeeLo himself, this isn’t actually […]

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    Police: KKK Leader Frank Ancona Died From Gunshot Wound To The Head, Found Near Big River

    LEADWOOD, Mo., (CBS) – The body of a Klu Klux Klan leader was found near a Missouri river overnight. Police are investigating the death of Frank Ancona as a homicide, after he was found with a gunshot wound to his head. Authorities found his car on Thursday (Feb. 9) in the Mark Twain National Forest, but it was not reported as suspicious because there was no report of a missing person at the time. On Friday (Feb. 10), police were alerted […]

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    Dept. Of Education Misspells Iconic Educator’s Name In Tweet

    WASHINGTON (CBSNews) — Accidents certainly happen in this day of instant information and social media inundation.  But one has to believe that there were stern words spoken to the social media team for the Dept. of Education after the name of prominent educator, author and activist W.E.B. Du Bois was misspelled in a tweet Sunday (Feb. 12). Du Bois (1868-1963) was a prominent American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor. He was the first African-American to earn a […]

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    Wind Blows Truck On Top Of Highway Patrol Car

    ELK MOUNTAIN, Wyo.  (CBS) —  It’s been a windy week across Colorado and Wyoming. On Wednesday (Feb. 8) two Wyoming state troopers were parked on the side of Interstate 80 about 60 miles west of Laramie when a semi truck pulling two trailers approached. A gust of wind blew the truck over. The trailer tipped onto one of the parked patrol cruisers. A videocamera inside the cruiser captured the incident. Wyoming Highway Patrol released the video on Friday (Feb. 10) with the […]

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    Betsy DeVos Blocked From Entering Washington Public School By Protesters

    WASHINGTON (CBS) — Betsy DeVos was met with shouts of “stand up, fight back” from angry protesters as she made her first visit to a public school Friday as education secretary. Several dozen protesters, some with small children, gathered at Jefferson Middle School, a predominantly African-American school in the nation’s capital. At one point, when DeVos tried to enter the school door, two protesters blocked her path, forcing her to return to her car. “She does not represent anything that […]

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    “It Was Meant To Be”: Firefighter Adopts Baby He Delivered On Emergency Call

    (CBS) — Firefighter Marc Hadden was working with the medical unit when he helped deliver the baby girl who would grow into the blonde-haired, blue-eyed daughter he now knows as “Gracie.” It was a surprisingly slow day for one of the busiest fire stations in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on November 11, 2011. Hadden had spent the day training and killing time cleaning engines. When he finally sat down with his crew to eat dinner in the middle of his […]