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Deadly flooding hit West Virginia from out of nowhere

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The death toll after destructive West Virginia flooding has climbed to 23 and was expected to increase. West Virginia’s governor has called in hundreds of National Guardsmen to help with search and rescue efforts. The flooding destroyed several homes, some torn from foundations and carried away by swollen rivers and …

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Fast-moving central California wildfire kills 2

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Last Updated Jun 24, 2016 11:09 PM EDT LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — A deadly wildfire that roared through dry brush and trees in the mountains of central California gave residents little time to flee as flames burned dozens of homes to the ground, propane tanks exploded, and smoke obscured the …

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The Dish: Chef Douglas Keane

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Douglas Keane thinks the best thing about being a chef is “making people happy.” And he’s very good at it. Growing up in Michigan, Keane loved his mother’s cooking. He enjoyed working in restaurants in high school and bounced from coast to coast, spending time in Japan on his way …

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​"Outlander": A love story beyond time

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The stars of a popular time-traveling TV series are the talk of television. Scotland … a land of mists and magic and myth, is the perfect setting for a romantic, historical, adventure series — with some time travel thrown in. It’s called “Outlander,” a surprise hit for Starz TV, now …

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​"Sunday Morning" Almanac: Teflon

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And now a page from our “Sunday Morning” Almanac: June 26th, 1910, 106 years ago today … a date that surely should STICK in our memories. For that’s the birthday of Roy Plunkett, the accidental inventor of a remarkable NON-stick substance. CBS News Plunkett was a DuPont chemist working with …

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U.K. referendum: How Brexit will actually happen

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Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but that vote is only the first step in what will be a years-long, and possibly painful process. Notification British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns on the steps of 10 Downing Street, June 24, 2016, in London, England. Dan Kitwood, Getty Images …

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