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  • United States Navy Vet Detained in Iran Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

    (CBS) – Michael White, a U.S. Navy veteran, has been sentenced to serve at least 10 years in prison in Iran, an attorney for his family said Saturday. White was detained while visiting his Iranian girlfriend in July 2018 on charges he insulted Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and posted a private photograph on social media. Mark Zaid, the White family’s lawyer, told CBS News that White was sentenced to two years in prison on the charge of insulting the […]

  • Kirsten Gillibrand Officially Launches Presidential Campaign

    New York (CBS) – New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand formally launched her presidential campaign Sunday morning, two months after she announced the creation of an exploratory committee, making it official with a tweeted campaign video. The video, titled “Brave” and narrated by Gillibrand, focuses on President Trump, though he is never mentioned by name. It shows a succession of TV news images — Mr. Trump waving on a stage, footage of the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the opioid crisis, […]

  • World War II Vet Will Run Across America for Second Time

    Saint Simons Island, Ga. (CBS) — No one wants to feel like old news, like their glory days are gone. But Ernie Andrus says that’s exactly how he felt in the months after his celebrated, record-breaking run. Back in 2016, then 93-year-old Ernie became the oldest person ever to run across America — from San Diego, California, all the way to Saint Simons Island, Georgia. A huge crowd joined him at the end, as the World War II sailor stormed […]

  • Doctor Told California Man He Was Dying Via Robot Video-Call

    San Francisco (CBS) — Ernest Quintana’s family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease when he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, unable to breathe. But they were devastated when a machine rolled into his room in the intensive care unit that night and a doctor told the 78-year-old patient by video call he would likely die within days. “If you’re coming to tell us normal news, that’s fine, but if you’re coming to tell us there’s no lung […]

  • Health Risks of Daylight Saving Time

    CBS – Daylight saving time arrives this weekend, which means it’s once again time to move the clocks ahead an hour. The change, which takes effect at 2 a.m. this Sunday, will cost millions of Americans an hour of sleep and leave many of us feeling extra groggy. Health experts say there can also be some more serious consequences. “The main impact of daylight savings time is the loss of sleep and the need to ‘shift’ the timing of sleep […]

  • Cup Holders And Memory Foam Seats: How Alaska Airlines Is Revamping Its Cabins

    CBS– The glamour days of plane travel may be long gone, but some airlines are putting a focus back on comfort. Alaska Airlines, which became the nation’s fifth-largest carrier after buying out Virgin America, is now unveiling a brand new look with special attention to how passengers experience flying from their seats. The relaunch comes as several of the biggest airlines are also investing millions in their cabins, reports CBS News’ Kris Van Cleave. Van Cleave took a flight with […]

  • CDC: Unvaccinated Boy Almost Dies of Tetanus

    Portland, Ore. (CBS) — An unvaccinated 6-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized for two months for tetanus and almost died of the bacterial illness after getting a deep cut while playing on a farm, according to a case study published Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  It was the state’s first tetanus case in over 30 years, CBS Portland affiliate KOIN reports. The 2017 case is the first case of pediatric tetanus in Oregon in more than 30 years and […]

  • 700 Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill, Operator Arrested

    Georgia (CBS) – A Georgia man who runs a licensed pet breeding business was arrested after authorities found hundreds of dogs –– most of them puppies –– in “inhumane” conditions, local police said Thursday. Reason Craig Gray, 58, of Nashville was jailed pending charges for the cruel treatment of these dogs and obstruction, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office. Gray, who operates a massive kennel called “Georgia Puppies” in his home, was handcuffed a week after the Georgia Department of Agriculture completed […]

  • Steph Curry Surprises 4th-Grader Who Asked Him Why His Shoe Line Wasn’t Sold To Girls

    A nine-year-old girl’s life changed forever last November when she noticed sneakers designed by her favorite NBA player, Stephen Curry, apparently weren’t available in girls’ sizes. Riley Morrison wrote a letter to Curry and, three months later, that letter brought Riley and her family to an Under Armour pop-up store in Oakland, where she was able to meet Curry himself. “I just wanted it to change because I didn’t think it was fair,” Morrison told “CBS This Morning.” After reading the letter, Curry […]

  • Rare Sea Creature Washed Ashore in Southern California

    Santa Barbara, CA. (CBS) – A 7-foot sea creature that washed ashore in Southern California has been identified as a hoodwinker sunfish, a recently identified rare species thought to live in the Southern Hemisphere. University of California, Santa Barbara, said an intern spotted the stranded fish last week at Sands Beach in the university’s Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve. The intern alerted Jessica Nielsen, a conservation specialist at Coal Oil Point who initially thought it was a type of local sunfish […]

  • Former Razorback Alex Collins Arrested After Car Crash In Baltimore, Waived By Team

    BALTIMORE, Md. (CBS Sports) — Baltimore Ravens running back and former Arkansas Razorback Alex Collins was involved in a car accident Friday morning and has been placed under arrest. According to a report from NFL.com, Collins is expected to be charged in connection with the crash in Friday afternoon. Police responded to a call for a car crash on Dolfield Road at 6:48 a.m. local time. The location was roughly a mile away from the Ravens’ facility. During the course of their crash investigation, Collins […]

  • Peter Tork, The Monkees Bass Player, Has Died At 77

    (CBS News) — Peter Tork, the bassist of the legendary band The Monkees, has died, his bandmate said on Twitter. Tork was 77. On Twitter, Monkees’ drummer Micky Dolenz wrote, “There are no words right now…heart broken over the loss of my Monkee brother, Peter Tork.” A statement on Tork’s Facebook page announced his death and Tork’s sister, Anne Thorkelson, confirmed the musician and singer’s death to The Washington Post. A statement on Tork’s Facebook page says in part, “It is with […]

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