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MLK Day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism


Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King’s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Trump is said to have made about African …

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Dramatic video shows firefighter saving child from blaze


A dramatic scene of a Georgia firefighter catching a child dropped from an apartment fire was captured on another firefighter’s helmet camera. The video was posted to social media Sunday by the firefighters’ union in DeKalb County, outside Atlanta. In the video, third-generation firefighter Capt. Scott Stroup catches the young …

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Young sisters among victims of California mudslides


MONTECITO, Calif. — Thousands of people gathered Sunday night at a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the 20 people who were killed when mudslides ravaged a Southern California community. Tears were shed and hugs and prayers were shared during the emotional service outside the Santa Barbara County courthouse. Mourners …

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How hotels are revising room security in wake of Vegas massacre


In response to the deadly Las Vegas shooting massacre in October, tighter security measures at some hotels will allow staff to enter guest rooms for just about any reason. Four Disney World Resorts in Orlando, Fla., have already changed the room policy. New “Room occupied” signs, now in use at …

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Speeding car hits median, flies into dentist's office


SANTA ANA, Calif. — A car slammed into the second floor of a building in Orange County, California, early Sunday morning. The incident unfolded in the 300 block of East 17th Street in Santa Ana, CBS Los Angeles reports.  The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) said the driver hit a …

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Meet the women behind Pentagon Papers drama "The Post"


The critically-acclaimed new movie “The Post” dramatizes The Washington Post’s historic decision to publish top-secret government documents detailing America’s decades-long involvement in the Vietnam War. At the center of the Steven Spielberg-directed film is Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham, who grapples with whether to publish the Pentagon Papers and finding her …

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Suspect arrested in death of student Blaze Bernstein


SANTA ANA, Calif. — A suspect has been arrested in the death of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found this week at a Southern California park. Orange County sheriff’s department spokeswoman Carrie Braun says the suspect was taken into custody Friday. She did not identify the suspect …

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Dollhouse crime scenes


An exhibit in Washington is taking visitors to The SCENE OF THE CRIME … and though what you’re about to see isn’t real, some of the images ARE troubling. Erin Moriarty, who’s covered many an actual crime scene for “48 Hours,” is our guide: A warning before stepping inside the …

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Father who claimed girl choked on milk charged with murder


DALLAS — The father of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found near their suburban Dallas home less than a year after she was adopted from an Indian orphanage has been indicted on a capital murder charge. Dallas County court records show 37-year-old Wesley Mathews also faces charges of abandoning a …

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