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Crews search for missing hiker near North Carolina-Tennessee border

(CBS News) - Authorities are searching for a missing Ohio woman who disappeared while she was hiking in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park on the North Carolina-Tennessee border.

Man diagnosed with world’s first human case of rat disease

(CBS News) - A 56-year-old man from Hong Kong has developed the world's first human case of rat hepatitis E, Chinese scientists announced Friday.

Fake TripAdvisor reviews land Italian man in jail

(CBS News) - A man in Italy has been jailed and fined for trying to sell his good opinion.

U.S. woman, son fighting for lives after giraffe attack

LONDON (CBS News) -- An American scientist and her young son were fighting for their lives Friday in a South African hospital after being attacked by a giraffe at the wildlife reserve in South Africa where they live.

Nashville police warn residents to be on guard after two killings, string of shootings

(CBS News) - Nashville police are warning local residents to be on guard as the search for two suspected killers intensifies.  Other shootings in...

2 elderly men sneak out of nursing home to attend heavy metal festival

(CBS News) - You're never too old to rock on. Two elderly men managed to slip away from their nursing home in Germany to attend the Wacken Open Air, the largest heavy metal festival in the world, over the weekend, authorities said.

Rate of pregnant women addicted to opioids skyrocketed in 15 years, CDC says

(CBS News) - As the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds light on the devastating consequences opioid addiction can have on pregnant women.

Donations sent to Puerto Rico were found rotting in parking lot

(CBS News) - Donated food sent to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria were left to rot in a parking lot of a government facility, CBS News corresondent David Begnaud reported Friday.

11 babies die after Viagra study in pregnant women

(CBS News) - A clinical trial in the Netherlands testing the effectiveness of Viagra given to pregnant women whose fetuses had growth problems has been halted after 11 babies died. The researchers say it appears the drug, which stimulates blood flow, may have caused damage to the babies' lungs, ultimately leading to their death.

Search continues for 2 teens believed to have drowned in Georgia

OCONEE COUNTY, Ga. (CBS News) -- Authorities are searching for two missing teens who are presumed to have drowned after falling into Bear Creek in Georgia ,CBS affiliate WGCL-TV reports.
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Hamilton County Commissioner defends WWTA rate increase

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Cause of Sainthood begins in Chattanooga for Father Patrick Ryan

Ceremony and Mass at Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul officially begins drive to make Tennessee's first saint of priest who served Chattanooga during the yellow fever outbreak.