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  • Charles Bradley, Soul Singer With Booming Voice, Dead At 68

    NEW YORK (CBSNews) —  Charles Bradley, the acclaimed soul singer, died Saturday (Sept. 23) after long fight with cancer, a spokesperson said. He was 68. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Charles Bradley. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time,” a statement read on Bradley’s Facebook account. “Mr. Bradley was truly grateful for all the love he’s received from his fans and we hope his message of love is remembered […]

  • North Korean Foreign Minister Says Trump Is On A “Suicide Mission”

    NEW YORK (CBSNews) — North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said President Trump is the only person “on a suicide mission,” one that is making “our rocket’s visit to the entire U.S. mainland inevitable all the more.” In a fiery speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York Saturday (Sept. 23), Ri responded to a string of threats from Mr. Trump throughout the week — particularly Mr. Trump’s threat to “totally destroy” North Korea if the U.S. is “forced to […]

  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Shooting Woman And Two Officers

    NEW HAVEN, Conn.  (CBSNews) —  Two police officers were shot and injured in Connecticut after responding to another shooting incident on Saturday (Sept. 23), CBS Hartford affiliate WFSB-TV reports. Police arrived at a home on Elm Street around 10:30 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports that a 51-year-old woman was shot. She suffered gunshot wounds to her hand, arms, back and chest, police said. She was rushed to Yale New Haven Hospital where she is undergoing surgery and is in critical condition. After […]

  • Trump To NFL Owners: Fire Players Who Kneel During National Anthem

    (CBS NEWS)– President Trump has some advice for National Football League owners: Fire players who kneel during the national anthem. He’s also encouraging fans to walk out in protest. And the president is bemoaning what he describes as a decline in violence in the sport. “They’re ruining the game,” he said during a political rally in Alabama on Friday night that veered beyond politics. Several athletes, including a handful of NFL players, have refused to stand during “The Star-Spangled Banner” to protest of […]

  • Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes In Southern Mexico

    (CBS NEWS)– new alarm in a country reeling from two still-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says the new temblor was centered about 12 miles southeast of Matias Romero in the state of Oaxaca. The director of Mexico’s disaster agency says it’s an aftershock of the 8.1 quake that hit on Sept. 7 off the country’s southern coast. The new quake also swayed buildings in Mexico City, which is trying to recover from a magnitude […]

  • Hurricane Maria Barrels Into Puerto Rick As Monster Storm

    PUERTO RICO (CBS News) — Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said. The storm weakened slightly overnight, but officials there predict entire towns will have to be rebuilt. Overnight, it pounded St. Croix, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Puerto Rico had long been spared from a direct hit by hurricanes […]

  • Toys “R” Us Files For Bankruptcy As Holiday Season Approaches

    CBS News — Toys “R” Us – once a dominant player in the American toy market- filed for bankruptcy protection Monday night with a crushing debt load that had turned the 1,600-store chain into an also-ran against larger rivals such as Amazon.com, Walmart and Target. The retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Virginia, saying in a statement it “intends to use these court-supervised proceedings to restructure its outstanding debt and establish a sustainable […]

  • Chickasha Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

    CHICKASHA, Okla. (CBSNews)  —  Law enforcement became involved in an active shooter situation with a barricaded suspect in which two officers were shot Sunday (Sept. 17) afternoon. Chickasha police officers were trying to serve a search warrant at a home south of downtown Chickasha near the Rock Island Grill off Highway 81 when one officer was shot. That officer has since been mediflighted to an Oklahoma City hospital in critical condition. Another officer was shot but is expected to be fine. Authorities closed Hwy 81 in both […]

  • Georgia Tech Student Shot, Killed By Officer

    ATLANTA (CBS) — A 21-year-old Georgia Tech student was shot and killed by a Georgia Tech police officer late Saturday (Sept. 16). The incident occurred after 11 p.m. in the 500 block of Eighth Street NW, just outside a campus dorm. According to a spokesperson with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Georgia Tech Police Department received a 911 call about a person with a knife and gun around 11:17 p.m. When officers arrived, they found Scott Shultz, who had a […]

  • NASCAR Driver Killed In Small Plane Crash In Connecticut

    NEW YORK (CBSNews) —  NASCAR driver Ted Christopher was killed Saturday (Sept. 17) in a small plane crash in Connecticut, CBS New York reports. The Mooney M20C aircraft crashed in a wooded area near Guilford shortly before 2 p.m., according to the FAA. Authorities said two people were on board the plane at the time. The second person’s name has not been released. Police said they do not yet know from where the plane took off, or to where it was […]

  • Tillerson: Military Option Will Be “Only One Left” If Diplomacy Fails On N. Korea

    NEW YORK (CBSNews) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday (Sept. 17) that “our military option will be the only one left” if diplomatic efforts fail when it comes to North Korea. “But to be clear, we seek a peaceful solution to this,” he said. Tillerson said U.S. policy toward North Korea “is to deny North Korea possession of a nuclear weapon and the ability to deliver that weapon.” He said the United States’ strategy has been “a peaceful […]

  • Protests Turn Violent For Second Night Near St. Louis

    (CBS NEWS)–  Protests turned violent for second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows at dozens of businesses and throwing objects at police, who moved in with hundreds of officers in riot gear to make arrests. The confrontation took place late Saturday night in the Delmar Loop area of University City, a suburb about 10 miles west […]