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Maria barrels into Puerto Rico as monster storm


Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said. The storm weakened slightly overnight, but officials there predict entire towns will …

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Ellen Pao talks discrimination in the workplace, offers advice


In our ongoing series, Issues That Matter, “CBS This Morning” is taking a closer look at gender discrimination in the workplace.     Tech investor Ellen Pao made headlines during her 2015 gender discrimination trial against the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao claimed in …

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Rattlesnake bites man in the face after he tries catching it


Victor Pratt has been catching rattlesnakes since he was about 8 years old, so he considers himself somewhat of a pro. Earlier this month, while celebrating his son’s birthday in Coolidge, Arizona, Pratt decided to show off his skills — a decision the 48-year-old soon came to regret. “I wasn’t …

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Should flood-prone homes be rebuilt?


Victims of the recent, massive storms in Texas and Florida face tough decisions about whether to rebuild. The Natural Resources Defense Council reports there are more than 30,000 properties in the U.S. that experience repeated flooding. Texas and Florida rank among the most affected states. FEMA says the National Flood …

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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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Columbus police use excessive force against black residents: lawsuit


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police continue to use excessive force against residents and, in particular, black residents nearly 20 years after the government sued over similar allegations, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the city. The department also fails to properly train, supervise, monitor and discipline officers who use …

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Protesters return to the streets over ex-cop's acquittal


ST. LOUIS — A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect, following another night of unrest and more than 80 arrests. The latest action …

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Puerto Rico imposes rationing as Hurricane Maria approaches


Last Updated Sep 18, 2017 5:22 PM EDT MIAMI — Puerto Rico has imposed a rationing of basic supplies including water and baby formula as Hurricane Maria approaches as a Category 4 storm. Officials said Monday that the rationing is necessary to ensure everyone has access to basic items such as …

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