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Charles Manson defiant in 1986 CBS News interview

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Notorious cult killer Charles Manson, who died at 83 Sunday at a California hospital after being imprisoned for more than 45 years, refused to acknowledge any kind of wrongdoing in a rambling 1986 jailhouse interview with Charlie Rose on CBS News’ Nightwatch. Manson was convicted of orchestrating the infamous August …

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Manhunt continues in Pa. for accused cop killer

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A manhunt is underway in Pennsylvania this morning for a suspected cop killer. Police say 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt is “armed and dangerous.” He is accused of killing 25-year-old police officer Brian Shaw Friday night during a traffic stop in New Kensington, northeast of Pittsburgh The reward for information leading …

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Childhood memories preserved at the Lunchbox Museum

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Ready for a Box Lunch? Nancy Giles certainly is:  “Charlie’s Angels” …  “Scooby Doo” … the Harlem Globetrotters”! Open up a lunchbox, and you’ll find it’s full of childhood memories. Allen Woodall is the founder of the Lunchbox Museum, a time capsule in Columbus, Ga. “Used to be a peanut …

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Rampage survivor shot with kids says drivers wouldn't stop

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RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — A survivor of a deadly northern California shooting rampage tells CBS affiliate KHSL that four passersby wouldn’t help her when she tried to flag them down after she and her children were shot by gunman Kevin Neal on Tuesday. Police say Neal’s seven-site shooting spree began …

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Students find treasures buried under 100-year-old school

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NEW YORK — If you had to think of a good site for an archaeological dig, you probably wouldn’t think of the Children’s Workshop School in Manhattan, New York. You almost certainly wouldn’t think of Miriam Sicherman’s third-grade classroom. And you definitely wouldn’t think of her coat closet.  It’s not …

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Stories of survival emerge after Calif. shooting rampage

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RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — Michelle McFadyen was driving to the store with her husband when the couple strayed into the path of a shooting rampage in their small Northern California town. The gunman, identified by authorities as Kevin Neal, killed Michelle McFadyen, 55, and wounded her husband, Troy McFadyen, …

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Mother of girl found dead charged with abandonment

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DALLAS – The mother of a girl who was adopted from India and found dead last month in suburban Dallas has been charged with child abandonment after police allege that she left the 3-year-old home alone. Richardson police say Sini Mathews turned herself in Thursday. Her bond was set at $250,000. …

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Multi-Cookers: The kitchen gadget that's all the rage

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It’s the “Hot Pot” of the moment, or so say its fans — the all-in-one pot that does nearly everything. So, of course, Martha Teichner just HAD to try it out…  Have years of holiday must-haves haunted your kitchen like the Ghosts of Christmases Past?  Do you even remember the …

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Feeding the need: Expanding school lunch programs

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Thanksgiving is just one day out of every year. FEEDING THE NEED millions of hungry kids feel every school day is the goal of some big-hearted adults and special programs from coast-to-coast. Our Cover Story is reported by Lee Cowan:  In “America’s Breadbasket,” corn and wheat stretch on into the …

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Tesla unveils its first electric semi-tractor-trailer

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DETROIT — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs – and, more recently, solar panels – Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semi-tractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. Tesla also surprised …

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