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  • “Car 0. Bear 1”: Bear Breaks Into Car And Locks Itself In

    “Car 0. Bear 1.” That’s what the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office had to say Tuesday about an incident involving a “suspect” — a bear who broke into a car and locked itself in. Officials didn’t share photos of what the inside of the car looked like after the bear got out, but they indicated the car was the loser in the encounter. The incident took place on Monday, when deputies with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office were called to a […]

  • Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — A Southwest Airlines jet made an emergency landing at Philadelphia’s airport Tuesday with part of the covering from its left engine ripped off and a window damaged. Neither the airline nor the Federal Aviation Administration explained what went wrong. Passenger Marty Martinez told CBSN from the plane that a woman was injured and was taken off the plane. “There was blood everywhere,” Martinez told CBSN’s Anne-Marie Green. Later, Philadelphia Fire Department Commissioner Adam Thiel said that one person was […]

  • “We Couldn’t Breathe”: Inside Douma, Syria, The Site Of Apparent Chemical Attack

    DAMASCUS — International inspectors say Syria and Russia have blocked them from reaching Douma, the Syrian town that was attacked with poison gas nine days ago, apparently by the Assad regime. Douma was the last rebel-held town near Damascus, and the attack led to the weekend missile strikes by the U.S., Britain and France, targeting Syria’s chemical weapons facilities. On Monday, CBS News made it to the house where the chemical attack took place. “All of a sudden some gas spread around us,”  one neighbor […]

  • 2018 ACM Awards list of winners

    At last night’s 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, artists gathered at the Garden Arena at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas to celebrate their industry and each other’s achievements. The show marked an emotional time for country music as artists returned to the city six months after a gunman killed 58 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Oct. 2017 in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. But country musicians vowed to look forward and celebrate […]

  • 8-Year-Old Boy Slashes Students With Knife At Elementary School

    SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. — Authorities said an 8-year-old student took a kitchen knife to a central Minnesota elementary school and attacked three other children. Chief Perry Beise said the victims — aged 8, 9 and 13 — suffered “superficial wounds” requiring stitches in the attack before classes started Monday at Pleasantview Elementary in Sauk Rapids. No one else was hurt. School Superintendent Bruce Watkins said the boy lashed out at the other students until an adult intervened. Beise said the boy […]

  • Kendrick Lamar Becomes 1st Rapper To Win Pulitzer Prize For Music

    NEW YORK — Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed classical acts who don’t live on the pop charts. The 30-year-old won the prize for “DAMN.,” his raw and powerful Grammy-winning album. The Pulitzer board said Monday the album is a “virtuosic song collection” and said […]

  • Desi Linden Is First American Woman To Win Boston Marathon In 33 years

    BOSTON — Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985. Des, the two-time Olympian and 2011 Boston runner-up pulled away at the end of Heartbreak Hill to finish in 2 hours, 39 minutes, 54 seconds. That was more than four minutes better than second-place finisher Sarah Sellers, one of seven Americans in the top 10, but the slowest time for a […]

  • Desi Linden Becomes First American Woman To Win Boston Marathon In 33 Years

    BOSTON (CBS) — Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years Monday, ending a long U.S. drought on a rain-soaked day. CBS Boston reports  Linden took the lead from Gladys Chesir of Kenya just before mile 22 and never looked back, despite the miserable conditions for runners who struggled with the pouring rain, cold and wind all day. Mamitu Daska of Ethiopia held the lead for the much of the first 20 miles, but Chesir pulled […]

  • 2018 ACM Awards: Jason Aldean Wins Entertainer Of The Year

    LAS VEGAS (CBSNews) — Country music’s biggest stars returned to Las Vegas for the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards, six months after a gunman killed 58 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival last October in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The show is known as “country music’s party of the year,” but Sunday’s (April 15) show had somber undertones as performers paid tribute to those lost during last fall’s tragedy. Jason Aldean wins entertainer of the […]

  • Millions Of Eggs Recalled Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

    PITTSBURGH (CBS) — Hundreds of millions of eggs are being recalled over a possible salmonella contamination. The FDA reports that Rose Acre Farms is recalling more than 200 million eggs that were sold in multiple states, including Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The eggs were sold through retail stores and to restaurants via direct delivery. According to the FDA, 22 illnesses related to the recalled eggs have been reported so far. Anyone who bought eggs affected by this recall should return them for a full refund. Statement from […]

  • OU President Suffers Minor Stroke During Stoops’ Statue Ceremony

    NORMAN, Oklahoma (CBS) — University of Oklahoma President David Boren was taken by medical personnel from the Bob Stoops’ statue ceremony, Saturday (April 14) morning. OU Representatives said Boren suffered from a minor stroke. However Boren was conscious while being taken away on a stretcher, and even shot the crowd a thumbs up. Athletic Director Joe Castiglione said the stretcher was brought in as a “precautionary” move. Boren, 76, had only just spoke before Stoops took the podium to make some […]

  • OK: Rhea Fire Rages Across Dewey County

    DEWEY COUNTY, Oklahoma (CBS) — The Rhea fire spreading across Dewey County exploded from 82,000 acres Friday (April 13) morning to more than 241,000 acres by Saturday (April 14)  morning. There is still no end in sight. Help arrived both on and off the wildfire battlefield Saturday. As aircraft dropped off water above a blazing thicket of cedar trees, a delivery man dropped off water at the Taloga Fire Department. “FedEx just pulled up here and said we have seven pallets […]