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U-Haul offers wildfire victims free storage


U-Haul locations in Southern California are offering free storage to victims of the raging wildfires. Residents who have been or will be effected by the fires are offered 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box containers. The multiple wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties have burned more than 80,000 …

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#MeToo: Stories of sexual abuse and harassment flood the internet


A huge number of sexual assault and harassment survivors are sharing their stories online. An untold number of women posted “me too” and revealed their deeply intimate experiences of abuse. Their stories flooded social media and painted a picture of just how many people endure sexual abuse and harassment every …

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Bringing back supersonic flight, with quieter sonic booms


This past weekend, at Edwards Air Force Base in California, the U.S. Air Force celebrated the 70th anniversary of Captain Chuck Yeager becoming the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, now 94, was there to commemorate the event. The only commercial passenger plane that flew …

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Hurricane Ophelia strengthens to Category 2 storm


Last Updated Oct 12, 2017 6:58 PM EDT MIAMI — Hurricane Ophelia strengthened to a Category 2 storm, swirling far from land in the eastern Atlantic, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center’s (NHC) latest advisory. The NHC says Ophelia is barely moving and is continuing to strengthening, now boasting …

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Winnie, TX and the Harvey victims you haven't seen


“Thicker Than Water” airs on CBSN at 9 p.m. ET, and again at 12 a.m. ET. Watch live, for free, at, via the CBS News apps on your phone, tablet or streaming TV device. As monster storms Harvey and Irma devastated parts of the American South, there are stories that were …

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There is no such thing as a Category 6 hurricane


Hurricane Irma is a very real, powerful Category 5 storm that could soon target the Caribbean islands and South Florida. But the National Weather Service is warning people to watch out for fake forecasts after several went viral on social media. “Keep your eyes out for fake forecasts. THIS is …

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Dangers from Harvey loom as Houston floodwaters recede


  HOUSTON — Major dangers for the U.S. Gulf Coast area loomed Thursday with the threat of major flooding further east near the Texas-Louisiana line and a fire at a Texas chemical plant as Harvey‘s floodwaters began receding in the Houston area after five days of torrential rain. Beaumont and …

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Political fights loom over cost of Harvey recovery


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott praised the federal response to Harvey on Monday, saying he’d spoken “on multiple occasions” to President Trump and members of his Cabinet. Several big political fights, however, are looming over the cost of recovery and rebuilding. Federal resources have already begun flooding into Texas: 2 million …

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