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Google app finds famous art you look like


Sure, we all know what famous person we vaguely look like (I always get Geena Davis, which … I wish! She’s still in a “League of Her Own.”)  The author was matched with a Renoir painting. CNET / Google But the blandly named Google Arts & Culture app will dig …

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In Chile, Pope Francis faces sex abuse scandal head-on


SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis begged for forgiveness Tuesday for the “irreparable damage” done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church’s credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit. …

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Inside the effort to save cold-stunned sea turtles


Millions of Americans face another cold snap this week, but humans aren’t the only ones suffering. The cold is putting reptiles like sea turtles in a comatose state. CBS News’ Michelle Miller visited the Gulf World Marine Institute in Panama City Beach, Florida, which in an average year treats and …

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Dad with hunch hires copter, finds injured son


CANBERRA, Australia — The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods said Tuesday he had followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son. Samuel Lethbridge, 17, remained in intensive care in a hospital with multiple fractures …

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Inside America's first solar-powered town


Families are starting to move into what is being called America’s first solar-powered town. Babcock Ranch, about half an hour northeast of Fort Myers, Florida, is supposed to produce more energy than it consumes once it’s finished. There are more than 300,000 solar panels spread across 440 acres there, producing …

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Inventor charged with murder in reporter's death on submarine


Last Updated Jan 16, 2018 7:08 AM EST COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A Danish prosecutor says inventor Peter Madsen has been charged with murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine, saying he either cut her throat or strangled her. Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said Tuesday the case …

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City turns to emergency alert system to recall blowfish meat


TOKYO — A city in central Japan used its emergency loudspeaker system in an attempt to recall four packages of blowfish meat after discovering a fifth one contained the potentially deadly liver. No one has died. The fish, known as fugu, is an expensive winter delicacy but requires a license …

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Driver who hit cop in Times Square remains at large


Last Updated Jan 16, 2018 12:19 AM EST NEW YORK — The search continues for a driver who struck a police officer with a car in Times Square, CBS New York reports. The incident, which happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday on Broadway and West 53rd Street, was caught on cellphone video. The …

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Couple charged with locking up their 13 children


Last Updated Jan 15, 2018 8:02 PM EST Police in California say they rescued 13 siblings, aged 2 to 29, from a home where they were found chained to beds and malnourished, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. The victims’ parents were arrested and taken to county jail on …

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"I'm crying my eyes out": Family's reaction to false missile alert


HONOLULU — Officials in Hawaii are trying to figure out how to prevent another accidental emergency alert after residents and tourists were erroneously warned of an impending missile attack over the weekend. The false alarm has become a wake-up call for those responsible for security in the state. On Monday, …

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