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  • Hulu Raises Prices For Top-Tier Plan

    (CBS) — Hulu raised prices again for its top-tier subscription plan for live television streaming, as competing television streamers do likewise. Starting December 18, Hulu’s live streaming plan will cost $55 per month, an increase of $10 a month, or 22%. The price for “Hulu + Live TV,” which includes ads, previously rose $5 a month in February. Hulu’s standard streaming plan. which is a delayed stream rather than live, costs $6 per month. Its standard plan without ads costs […]

  • Mom Battling Lupus Gets Kidney Donation From Daughter’s Teacher

    (CBS) — Tracy Shearin-Drayton, a preschool teacher and mom from Greensboro, North Carolina, thought she’d have to wait five to eight years to get a kidney transplant. Shearin-Drayton was diagnosed with Lupus in 2009, and in August, she made public plea for a kidney donation, sharing her story with local news station WFMY. Now, the wait is over. Shearin-Drayton has found her “kidney sister” – and it’s someone who was close to her 8-year-old daughter, Jada. Pam Oast taught Jada […]

  • Arkansas Paramedic Arrested For Allegedly Stealing A Dead Patient’s Jewelry

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) — According to the Hot Springs Police Department, an Arkansas paramedic was arrested Monday (Nov. 11) for allegedly cutting a 1.7-carat diamond ring from a deceased woman’s finger at a hospital and selling it at a pawnshop. The Hot Springs Police Department said 50-year-old Lisa Darlene Glaze cut off a single marquis cut diamond ring with a gold band from the hand of Gloria Robinson, who had experienced a medical emergency and was transported Oct. 16 […]

  • Cat Placed In Solitary Confinement For ‘Repeatedly’ Breaking Feline Friends Out Of Shelter

    (CBS) — A mischievous cat named ‘Quilty’ has earned internet fame for repeatedly breaking himself out of his enclosure at a Texas animal shelter. But, he doesn’t just escape — he brings all of his feline friends along with him. The Friends for Life animal shelter of Houston posted about its little Houdini on Facebook late last month. “Quilty will not be contained. And he has no shame,” the organization wrote. “Quilty loves to let cats out of the senior room. Repeatedly. […]

  • Melting Arctic Ice May Spread Deadly Virus to Marine Mammals

    (CBS) — A deadly virus is rapidly spreading among marine mammals in the Arctic. In a new study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, scientists have found a link between the disease and melting sea ice due to climate change. Phocine distemper virus (PDV) has been a known pathogen in certain seal populations for decades, resulting in several mass mortality events involving tens of thousands of animals since 1988. Similarities in the outbreaks lead scientists to question how the virus […]

  • 86% of Young Americans Want To Be Social Media Influencers

    (CBS) — So, you want to be an “influencer”? Turns out you’ve got plenty of company. About 86% of young Americans surveyed said they’re willing to try out influencing on their social media platforms – and 12% of young people said they already considered themselves one, according to a report from Morning Consult. Another 20% of young people said they know an influencer personally. The business of social media influencing is projected to grow into a $6.5 billion industry by […]

  • An Oven is Heading to Space So Astronauts Can Bake Cookies

    (CBS) — An upgraded Northrop Grumman Antares rocket roared to life and vaulted into orbit Saturday for a flight to deliver 3.7 tons of crew supplies and equipment to the International Space Station. The Cygnus supply ship launched atop the Antares is carrying gear needed for up to five complex spacewalks to revive an ailing $2 billion particle physics experiment. It is also carrying a wide variety of research hardware and experiment samples, 14 small satellites, and a prototype vest […]

  • Judge Blocks Proposed Health Care Visa Restrictions for Immigrants

    (CBS) — A federal judge in Oregon blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a sweeping plan to deny visas to would-be immigrants based on their ability to show they could pay for health insurance or medical costs in the U.S. Through a temporary restraining order, Judge Michael Simon of the U.S. District Court in Oregon blocked the policy hours before it was set to take effect on Sunday. According to an estimate by the non-partisan Migration Policy Institute, the new […]

  • ISIS Leader Dead, Killed by U.S. Forces in Syria

    (CBS) — Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) who once controlled a vast swath of territory and tens of thousands of fighters, is believed to have been killed in Syria, sources told CBS News. Al-Baghdadi detonated a suicide vest after a firefight with U.S. Special Operations forces in Idlib province near the Turkish border, two sources said. The White House said late Saturday that President Trump would be making a “major statement” Sunday […]

  • U.S. Bans Flights to All Cuban Cities Except Havana

    HAVANA, CUBA (CBS) — Starting in December, the U.S. will ban flights to all major airports in Cuba, except for the one located in Havana. The decision, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, comes in response to Cuba’s support for Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro, and aims to ensure that the Cuban government cannot profit from U.S. travel. In a tweet, Pompeo said he asked Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao to suspend air service so Cuba cannot profit from U.S. air travel and […]

  • Oklahoma Mom Delivers Baby, Receives Breast Cancer Diagnosis Same Day

    GORE, Okla. — An Oklahoma mom is sharing her story after being diagnosed with cancer and delivering her first baby on the same day, according to our CBS affiliates News on 6. The day Brooke and Damon Taylor welcomed their greatest blessing into this world, Brooke’s doctor also delivered the news she’d been dreading. “He said, ‘Well, kiddo…  It’s cancer,’” Brooke said. At 32 years old, Brooke was diagnosed with invasive, Stage 3 ductile breast cancer. The call from her […]

  • Officers Honor Hero K9 Recovering After Shooting

    SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (CBSNews) — Dekalb County Police Sergeant Frank Cusimano and his K-9 partner, D’Jango, responded to a call on Tuesday that would change everything. “This guy did his job valiantly and because of him he saved lives,” Cusimano said. Cusimano and D’Jango were pursuing a man with numerous felony warrants when police said the man fled and fired his gun, striking D’Jango. He was rushed to Blue Pearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital for emergency surgery. Dr. Kevin […]

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