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  • Salem Sabatka, 8, Found Safe After Being Swiped Into Car While Walking With Mother Outside Fort Worth

    FORT WORTH, Texas (CBS News) — An 8-year-old girl snatched in broad daylight into a passing car while walking with her mother outside Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday was back with her family Sunday after being found safe some eight hours later at a hotel with her alleged abductor. Police said 51-year-old Michael Webb was arrested on an aggravated kidnapping charge and was arraigned Sunday. He was being held without bond. Surveillance video from a home in the Fort Worth suburb […]

  • High School Coach Stops Armed Suspect Before Shots Fired

    CBS — A suspect, believed to be a student, walked into an Oregon high school armed with a shotgun and was tackled by the school’s football and track coach before any shots were fired, CBS Portland affiliate KOIN reports. No one was injured in the incident and police said there were no more suspects. Keanon Lowe, who is now a football and track coach and security guard at Parkrose High School, told reporters as he was leaving a police interview late […]

  • Koalas Could be “Functionally Extinct” in Australia

    CBS — Koalas, a beloved icon of Australia, may be “functionally extinct” in their native land, a conservation group warns. Koalas have not fully disappeared, but the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) estimates there are no more than 80,000 koalas left in the country — which may not be a big enough population to ensure their long-term survival. The remaining koalas represent “approximately 1% of the 8 million koalas that were shot for fur and sent to London between 1890 and 1927,” AKF […]

  • 60 Minutes Correspondent Steve Kroft Announces Retirement

    Steve Kroft will retire from “60 Minutes” at the end of his 30th season on America’s most-watched news program. The 73-year-old correspondent is currently the news magazine’s longest-tenured reporter, having reported nearly 500 “60 Minutes” stories, many among the broadcast’s biggest moments. Kroft will announce his plans to step down this Sunday, May 19th after the broadcast’s 51st season finale. “60 Minutes” will celebrate his 50-year career as a journalist with a special tribute broadcast this September. “Steve Kroft’s reporting […]

  • Tom Cotton Says Sacrifice Of Americans Paying Tariffs Is “Minimal” Compared To Those Serving Overseas

    As the U.S. and China inch closer to an all-out trade war, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton says that the sacrifice Americans will pay for President Trump’s tariffs are “minimal” compared to those serving overseas. President Trump has maintained that Americans would not be fronting the brunt of the cost for tariffs, but many, including the president’s own economic adviser, say they will. “There will be some sacrifices on the part of Americans, I grant you that, but I also would say […]

  • New Vaccine Offers Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    (CBS) — Bruce Toma, 69, is making plans for traveling and sprucing up his house. That’s a far cry from the fall of 2017, when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The disease and chemo left him in terrible shape. “I was violently sick, I was losing weight terribly.  And what I would eat, I couldn’t keep down or it would just pass right through me,” Toma said. Toma faced a grim prognosis. The pancreas is a gland located deep […]

  • Anchor Changes Coming To ‘CBS News,’ ‘CBS This Morning’

    Gayle King will be joined by Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil as co-hosts of “CBS This Morning,” and Norah O’Donnell has been named anchor and managing editor of “CBS Evening News,” CBS News announced Monday morning. O’Donnell will also be the lead anchor of political events for the network and continue as a contributing correspondent for “60 Minutes.” O’Donnell replaces Jeff Glor, who took over as anchor of “CBS Evening News” in December 2017. John Dickerson, currently a co-host in […]

  • Tulsa Wants to Pay You to Move

    TULSA, OK (CBS) — Tulsa, a city of 400,000, has plenty of hip coffee shops, bustling bars, and is home to a thriving arts district. It just doesn’t get much credit for being cool. That’s why last year a group in Tulsa created an ambitious program to spread the word to the growing population of workers around the country who are able to work remotely: Take your laptop to Tulsa, and they’ll pay you $10,000 to move there. “I think that […]

  • Picklemania Is Taking Over

    (CBS) — Pickles are growing in popularity and they’re not just a side dish anymore. At The Pickle Guys in New York, owner Alan Kaufman offers several varieties, but the hottest seller is the juice he scoops up from the pickle barrels. Kaufman says some customers swear by pickle juice as a hangover treatment, even though there’s no hard medical evidence it works. Some people like Bridgette Barkin just like it for the taste, “Pickle juice is just so refreshing,” […]

  • Robot Therapy Dogs Could Help People With Alzheimer’s And Other Diseases

    (CBS) — We’ve all heard of therapy dogs, but what about a robot therapy dog? “Jennie” is a prototype dog designed to help patients who are unable to care for a real pet and is a product of the company Tombot. Tom Stevens started the business after his mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and her beloved dog had to be taken away. “My mom was devasted, so I started looking at substitutes for live animal companions,” Stevens said. Dennis Kerr […]

  • A Couple Is Getting Married At An Airport’s Baggage Claim, Where They Met

    You may not think of an airport as the most romantic location. But for one couple, it’s where it all began. Michelle Belleau and Ron Peterson will tie the knot Saturday at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport’s baggage claim, where they met. “Cocktail Attire, but seriously, we don’t care,” the couple wrote on their wedding website. “Come as you are.” It’s apparently a first for the airport, which said 120 guests have RSVPed. “To our knowledge, we have never had a wedding […]

  • “Computer glitch” may be behind Notre Dame Cathedral fire

    PARIS (CBS) — A “computer glitch” may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral’s rector said Friday. Speaking during a meeting of local business owners, rector Patrick Chauvet did not elaborate on the exact nature of the glitch, adding that “we may find out what happened in two or three months.” On Thursday, Paris police investigators said they think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire. French newspaper Le Parisien has reported that a fire alarm went off at […]

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