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Hurricane Matthew death toll rises along with floodwaters

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LUMBERTON, N.C. — The death toll from Hurricane Matthew rose Wednesday along with the floodwaters. The storm killed at least 36 people in the Southeast — 20 of them in North Carolina.  Goldman Sachs estimates U.S. property damages of $10 billion. Drone video shows the wall of water moving through …

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Wife of man killed by Charlotte police describes shooting

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CHARLOTTE — Rakeyia Scott, the woman heard in a dramatic video trying to stop the killing of her husband by Charlotte police, sat down with CBS News Wednesday for her first interview.  Keith Scott’s death last month ignited days of protests. View Gallery The incident began when officers came to …

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Service dog protects his little boy from nightmares

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Shortly after turning two, Tupper Dunlop was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. But his parents noticed something was wrong when he was just an infant. Not only would the little boy not make eye contact or respond to his name, his response to sound seemed skewed. So, he would often …

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Photography's era of glass plate negatives

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In these days of instant digital images, it’s hard for many to imagine the effort that went into creating photos during photography’s first century and a half. Each single image was precious — and painstaking to create.  Before the film era and way before the digital era, photographic emulsions were …

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Tight fight over Nevada's Senate seat comes with heavy cash flows

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LAS VEGAS  — On a warm October afternoon in Las Vegas, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was joyfully fuming from an outdoor stage, shaking her fists and branding Donald Trump “a selfish little sleaze ball” — and that was before Democrats pounced on the revelation of his predatory language about women …

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As babies stricken by Zika turn 1, health problems mount

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RECIFE, Brazil Two weeks shy of his first birthday, doctors began feeding Jose Wesley Campos through a nose tube because swallowing problems had left him dangerously underweight. Learning how to feed is the baby’s latest struggle as medical problems mount for him and many other infants born with small heads …

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