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British Airways' flights slowly resume after computer meltdown

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British Airways is recovering from a major computer meltdown this weekend that forced the airline to ground its fleet in London. The airline says hundreds of cancellations and delays were caused by a power supply problem. British Airways’ flights slowly resumed Sunday afternoon, but not without a weekend of ground …

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Al Franken on humor in a politically "grim" time

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Before, Al Franken was a cast member on “Saturday Night Live.” These days he is a United States Senator on Capitol Hill — which makes him fair game for some Questions-and-Answers. Here is Chip Reid:      As they crossed the bridge to confirmation, many of President Donald Trump’s nominees had …

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The Brooklyn Navy Yard's rebirth as a high-tech center

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There’s “Yard Work” going on at a former Navy installation not too far from here. Jim Axelrod gives us a tour: It’s a familiar site across America: A once-booming industrial center now mired in decay. The Brooklyn Navy Yard knows the story well. Nothing boomed louder in the first half …

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Texas county still on "high alert" over Zika virus

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CAMERON COUNTY, Texas — The Centers for Disease Control reports 64 babies have been born in the continental U.S. with Zika-related birth defects so far this year. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has been tracking the spread of the Zika virus and recently spent time in Texas. …

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Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte

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BOZEMAN, Mont. — The frontrunner for a Congressional seat in Montana was charged with assault after allegedly attacking a reporter.  On Thursday, Republican Greg Gianforte lost the endorsements of the leading newspapers in Montana.  Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs said the encounter with Congressional candidate Gianforte started when he said, “You were waiting …

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NASA astronaut Leland Melvin talks "Chasing Space"

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NASA astronaut Leland Melvin is one of just over 550 people ever to travel to space, but his path into orbit sets him apart. He was a standout wide receiver at the University of Richmond and was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1986 NFL draft. Melvin tells his …

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"Burned out" Tesla auto workers speak out on job safety fears

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Tesla auto workers who are worried about their safety on the job are speaking out. A new report by the advocacy group Worksafe claims that Tesla’s rapid growth comes at the expense of assembly line workers at its factory in Fremont, California, near San Francisco. The group has released Tesla safety …

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