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UCLA basketball players detained in China get good news

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Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting were allowed to return home Tuesday, officials said. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said in a statement that the players were flying back to Los Angeles. Scott didn’t identify the players, but CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas reports they’ve been …

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Red Sox legend Bobby Doerr dies at 99

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GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the “Silent Captain” of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and life-long friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.  Doerr died Monday, the Red Sox said Tuesday in a statement. The Red Sox said Doerr …

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3 women on their 50 years of friendship

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GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Long before Dorothy, Rose and Blanche, there were Margaret, Barbara and Nancy. And nearly half a century later, they are still thankful for being friends. Margaret Sugg, Barbara Fletcher and Nancy Fassett have spent decades redefining the word “friendship.” They’ve lived together for five decades. They met …

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Florida man was creating weapon of mass destruction: police

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DeBARY, Fla. — Authorities say they’ve arrested a man who was creating a weapon of mass destruction in his home in DeBary, Florida, CBS Orlando affiliate WKMG-TV reports. Police discovered explosive devices and around 200 containers of acids, unknown powders and other materials, including bodily fluids, inside the residence. The …

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"Something happened": Mystery surrounds woman missing for 42 years

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MONTICELLO, N.Y. — The 78-year-old woman’s mind was clouded by dementia. But she recognized the brunette with a slight smile in the faded picture from the 1970s detectives showed her. “Me,” the woman uttered in a voice barely above a whisper. The picture helped investigators visiting an assisted-living facility near …

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Questioning stereotypes about younger, older millennials

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“CBS This Morning” is partnering with digital media company Refinery 29 this morning for a new series about millennials called My Generation: Millennials are people who were born between the early 1980s and mid-90s. They make up the largest living generation, bigger than Baby Boomers and Generation X. Their money, …

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Behind the Aly Raisman interview on "60 Minutes"

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This week on 60 Minutes, three-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman tells correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook that she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. “I was in denial,” she tells LaPook on the broadcast. “You don’t want to let yourself believe, but you know, I …

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