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Suspect arrested in death of student Blaze Bernstein


SANTA ANA, Calif. — A suspect has been arrested in the death of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found this week at a Southern California park. Orange County sheriff’s department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the suspect was taken into custody Friday. She did not identify the suspect …

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Father who claimed girl choked on milk charged with murder


DALLAS — The father of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found near their suburban Dallas home less than a year after she was adopted from an Indian orphanage has been indicted on a capital murder charge. Dallas County court records show 37-year-old Wesley Mathews also faces charges of abandoning a …

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Wake Island: Where America's day really begins


In the months to come our Conor Knighton is doing some “Island Hopping.” First stop: a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean… The dawn’s earliest light — the first rays of sun on U.S. soil – shine upon Wake Island. Every morning America wakes up on Wake Island. Guam claims …

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Cops: Man sought in woman's killing "ambushed" officers


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man suspected in the shooting death of the mother of his baby was killed and an officer wounded in a shootout outside police department headquarters in North Carolina. Jonathan Bennett, 23, was shot Thursday night after ambushing officers as they gathered for a briefing in a parking …

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Coach sentenced to die in girl's street kidnap, killing


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A former middle-school football coach convicted of abducting and killing a 10-year-old Missouri girl has been sentenced to death. Circuit Judge Thomas Mountjoy sentenced 49-year-old Craig Wood on Thursday for the February 2014 death of Hailey Owens. Woods was convicted of first-degree murder in November but the …

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For DACA medical students, uncertainty and fear


Loyola University’s medical school, located in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, was the first to officially accept undocumented students back in 2014. There are now 32 DACA-status students being trained there. A group of the school’s future doctors spoke to CBS News’ Adriana Diaz about what it’s like to be …

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