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Man in custody after detonating explosive device during traffic stop

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A man who was being investigated by the FBI for allegedly possessing explosives that could be detonated remotely is in custody, CBS affiliate KOIN-TV in Portland, Oregon, reports. According to the station, the suspect, identified as 26-year-old Jason P. Schaefer, led authorities on a brief pursuit and that an explosion …

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On The Trail: The brilliance of the night sky

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The lights on your Christmas tree may be beautiful, but they can’t hold a candle to nature’s starlight.  See for yourself as we go “On The Trail” with contributor Conor Knighton: Great Basin National Park isn’t really on the way to anywhere. Head to this remote stretch of the Nevada …

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"Sunday Morning" On The Trail: Living near volcanoes

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Conor Knighton’s tour through our National Parks has taken him to Hawai’i, where the heat is on: At close to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, molten lava can be deadly.  But its orange glow is also a reminder of just how ALIVE our planet is.  Here on the Big Island of Hawai’i, …

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Typhoon remnants wallop Pacific Northwest

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Last Updated Oct 15, 2016 7:44 PM EDT SEATTLE  A powerful storm developing from the remnants of a Pacific typhoon was gathering intensity off the Northwest coast Saturday, and the National Weather Service warned about the potential for widespread damage. The storm contained the remnants of Typhoon Songda, which wreaked …

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