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WH cybersecurity czar warns of Russian threat


WASHINGTON — Rob Joyce, the Trump administration’s cybersecurity coordinator, said Tuesday the U.S. is lacking 300,000 cybersecurity experts needed to defend the country.  He also had a warning for the public about using software from Kaspersky Lab. U.S. officials believe the company has ties to the Kremlin — and the federal …

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Will any NFL team hire quarterback Colin Kaepernick?


NEW YORK — Quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the movement of kneeling during the national anthem last season, while playing for the San Francisco 49ers.  This year, Kaepernick finds himself without a team. The NFL covets quarterbacks for their arms, but Kaepernick’s marketability may start with his knee and his pre-game …

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Head knocked off Confederate statue in cemetery


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police say a Confederate soldier statue at a cemetery in Ohio has been damaged by vandals who took its head.  Columbus police say vandals appear to have climbed on an arched memorial at Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery and toppled the statue atop the monument to the ground. …

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Teens journey to total eclipse in the name of science


Scientists hope a huge amount of data from Monday’s eclipse, including amateur photos, will provide new insights into our solar system. They are getting help from teams of citizen scientists spread out along the path of totality. Budding stargazers worked as NASA’s foot soldiers on a mission to collect as …

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"Humbling": Sun and moon put on celestial performance


It was the greatest show on Earth. The sun and the moon put on a celestial performance — for an audience of hundreds of millions. It was a matinee that saw the moon upstage the sun, bringing darkness to daytime. The sun was completely blocked for a couple of minutes …

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Star students hold special class reunion under solar eclipse


JACKSON, Wyo. — No one in Colin Steele’s physics class would have imagined they’d be together again this way, watching the 2017 solar eclipse in Jackson, Wyoming. But something extraordinary took root in Steele’s classroom more than 50 years ago in Bethesda, Maryland, reports CBS News correspondent Jeff Glor. Colin …

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Dick Gregory: I chose to be an agitator


This past weekend, comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died at the age of 84. Ed Bradley spoke with him in 1989 for 60 Minutes and here is an excerpt of their conversation: Ed Bradley: You may remember Dick Gregory as the hip, acid-tongue nightclub comedian of the 60s, …

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Homemade submarine maker: I buried missing reporter at sea


HELSINKI — Danish police say the owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died onboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location. This photo shows allegedly Swedish journalist Kim Wall standing in the tower of the private …

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