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“Angel of Death” serial killer severely beaten in prison

TOLEDO, Ohio — A serial killer known as the “Angel of Death” after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and ‘80s has been badly beaten in his cell and is in critical condition, state authorities said Wednesday. Donald Harvey, who is serving multiple life sentences, was found […]
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“Dreamer” faces bigger fight after winning court battle

SEATTLE — A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children was expected to be released from custody as soon as Wednesday pending deportation proceedings, his lawyers said. John Odell in Tacoma approved freeing […]
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Greenwich High School on lockdown due to “threat,” police say

GREENWICH, Conn. — Greenwich High School was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon due to an unspecified threat, according to police, CBS affiliate WFSB reports.  “This was NOT a bomb threat,” the Greenwich Police Department tweeted. “The particulars will not be released until after the operation is complete.” Officers were called to the Connecticut building on Hillside […]
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Who will “win” Brexit: the U.K. or Europe?

March 29, 2017, 2:03 PM| Britain’s exit from the European Union is officially underway, starting a two-year clock for a deal to be negotiated. Griff Witte, London bureau chief for The Washington Post, spoke to CBSN about who will have the upper hand in the dealmaking process.
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The story behind viral video of kangaroo on a leash

It’s certainly not something you see everyday: a man walking down the street with a hopping kangaroo on a leash leading the way. So imagine a Detroit woman’s surprise when she saw just that. Of course, she pulled out her smartphone to record the shocking scene in a Snapchat video that has since gone viral. […]
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Meet Barbara Jatta, the Vatican Museums' first female director

A woman is running the Vatican Museums for the first time in its history. The Vatican holds hundreds of thousands of pieces of art in its collection. Barbara Jatta, director of the Vatican Museums CBS News Barbara Jatta was not expecting to be promoted to director but said it’s a “privilege” to be in charge […]
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Foster parents accused of locking 3 boys in room, zip tying their wrists

ROY, Utah — Authorities say Utah foster parents charged with child abuse locked three boys in a room for hours at a time and zip tied their wrists and put tape over their mouths. The Standard-Examiner of Ogden reports that 39-year-old Matthew Earl Waldmiller and 40-year-old Diane Seifert Waldmiller have been charged with three counts […]
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Child dies after AK-47 rampage that left mother dead, 4 wounded

SANFORD, Fla. — Police say an 8-year-old Florida boy has died following a shooting that also took his mother’s life and wounded four others. Sanford police said in a statement that Branden Christian died Tuesday. Allen Cashe is accused of fatally shooting Branden and his mother, Latina Herring, Monday morning. His 7-year-old brother and his […]
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Close encounter: Video shows moment bear approaches 2 little girls

LAKE TAHOE — Nail-biting cellphone video shows a Lake Tahoe bear creeping slowly toward two little girls — a glass door standing between them, CBS Sacramento reports. The moment was captured by the girls’ father.  “He’s right there,” the father says in the video, which shows the girls inside the family’s home as the bear […]
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Family of filmmaker who drowned plans to take legal action

MIAMI — The family of a filmmaker who died while diving in the Florida Keys plans to file a lawsuit in his death. Rob Stewart, a well-known conservationist and documentary filmmaker, died on a dive off the Islamorada islands in January after trying to shoot video of an endangered sawfish shark. His family is suing for […]