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2 killed in massive warehouse explosion in Houston

Two people were killed Friday in a massive warehouse explosion in Houston, officials said. More than a dozen others suffered minor injuries, including cuts...

Las Vegas changing “What happens here, stays here” slogan

Las Vegas is revising its famous "What happens here, stays here" slogan. The city's new catchphrase, which will be unveiled on Jan. 26 during the...

Teen accused of killing his family in argument over prom

Did an Indiana teenager murder four members of his family in an argument over prom? CBS News chief investigator and senior national correspondent Jim...

Large explosion at Houston building shakes city, scatters debris

A large explosion at a building in Houston early Friday was felt for miles away and left rubble scattered in the area. The explosion...

Police searching for 2 suspects linked to deadly Seattle shooting

A shootout in downtown Seattle that left a woman dead and a 9-year-old boy injured was the third violent incident this week in a...

Monarch butterfly population at critically low levels

The number of monarch butterflies spending the winter along California's coast is at critically low levels — for the second year in a row....

Jim Lehrer, legendary PBS NewsHour anchor, has died at age 85

Former PBS News anchor Jim Lehrer, who co-founded the groundbreaking news show the "MacNeil/Lehrer Report" in 1975 and went on to moderate more presidential...

Trump administration takes aim at “birth tourism” with new rule

The Trump administration unveiled a new rule Thursday intended to curtail what the administration calls "birth tourism." It would give the government more power...

The Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds to midnight

The Doomsday Clock, a visual depiction of perceived threats facing Earth and mankind, moved this year from two minutes to midnight to 100 seconds...

Woman killed and 7 wounded, including 9-year-old, in Seattle shooting

Multiple people opened fire outside a McDonald's in the busiest part of downtown Seattle during the evening commute Wednesday, killing one person and wounding...

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