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Meet the women behind Pentagon Papers drama "The Post"


The critically-acclaimed new movie “The Post” dramatizes The Washington Post’s historic decision to publish top-secret government documents detailing America’s decades-long involvement in the Vietnam War. At the center of the Steven Spielberg-directed film is Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham, who grapples with whether to publish the Pentagon Papers and finding her …

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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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Dollhouse crime scenes


An exhibit in Washington is taking visitors to The SCENE OF THE CRIME … and though what you’re about to see isn’t real, some of the images ARE troubling. Erin Moriarty, who’s covered many an actual crime scene for “48 Hours,” is our guide: A warning before stepping inside the …

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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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"Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii via Satellite"


And now a page from our “Sunday Morning” Almanac: January 14th, 1973, 45 years ago today — the night that saw the broadcast of “Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii via Satellite,” a cancer benefit concert billed as the world’s first live satellite concert by a solo artist. Elvis Presley performing in …

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The world's largest landfill is becoming a park


Staten Island’s Freshkills Park was once the world’s largest landfill, a dumping ground for New York City’s abundant heaps of garbage. Eloise Hirsh, administrator of Freshkills Park and president of the Freshkills Park Alliance, was tasked with transforming those hundreds of acres of compiled garbage into an enormous, activity-filled public …

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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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How two university students are battling fake news


BERKELEY, C.A. – At the University of California, Berkeley, two juniors studying computer science are battling fake news. “One of the things we wanted to see was where did this fake news originate from,” said Rohan Phadte. “How did it become so popular?” Digging deep into Twitter, Ash Bhat and …

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