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Irma-battered St. Thomas braces for Hurricane Maria


ST. THOMAS — St. Thomas is one of the U.S. Virgin Islands under a warning as Hurricane Maria approaches, and it hasn’t even begun to recover from Hurricane Irma. Unless you’re with the military, the only way to get to St. Thomas now is by boat or helicopter, CBS News’ …

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"This is unacceptable": Relatives of Florida nursing home residents speak out


HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Relatives of residents of The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills protested the conditions there Thursday, reports CBS News correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti. Eight residents of the nursing home died this week, after Hurricane Irma knocked out power and air conditioning.  Vendetta Craig’s mother, 87-year-old Edna Jefferson, was one of the 158 …

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How Russia-linked groups used Facebook to meddle in 2016 election


WASHINGTON — The language was intended to stir up hate, using pictures and incendiary language: “They won’t take over our country if we don’t let them in.” The group behind the messages called itself Secured Borders. But investigators say it was part of a Russian campaign to influence the 2016 …

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Who are the seasoned prosecutors on Robert Mueller's team?


WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller now has more than a dozen seasoned prosecutors investigating Russian interference with the 2016 U.S. election and whether anyone in the Trump campaign was involved. Mueller was appointed by the Justice Department after the president fired FBI Director James Comey for pursuing the Russia …

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A look at Irma's staggering destruction across the Florida Keys


Hurricane Irma’s destruction in the Florida Keys — population 75,000 — is staggering. FEMA reported on Tuesday that Hurricane Irma destroyed a quarter of houses in the Keys. Nearly two-thirds have major damage. President Trump is going to Florida Thursday to see for himself what Irma did to the state. …

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Children who lost parents on 9/11 tell their stories


NEW YORK — While the rituals remain the same, how we keep 9/11 in our hearts and heads is still a work in progress — not just because of the loved ones lost that day, but because of the more than 3,000 children they left behind. For years, the kids …

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Equifax hack "basically the Irma of data breaches," expert says


WASHINGTON — Equifax revealed Thursday that hackers earlier this year stole personal information on as many as 143 million Americans. The company keeps track of the credit ratings of American consumers, which means its database is a massive treasure trove of personal information including birth dates, Social Security numbers and …

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