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Tag Archives: Winter returns to parts of U.S. with a vengeance

Inside the effort to save cold-stunned sea turtles

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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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Inside America's first solar-powered town

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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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How hotels are revising room security in wake of Vegas massacre

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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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Meet the women behind Pentagon Papers drama "The Post"

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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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