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Supreme Court grapples with theory that would upend federal election rules


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:58:00 -0500

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The case Moore v. Harper stems from North Carolina Republicans' redrawing of the state's congressional map after the 2020 Census.

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Whitey Bulger's murder exposed "deeply troubling" failures, watchdog report says


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:57:00 -0500

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Inmates and over 100 prison personnel at USP Hazelton, the West Virginia prison where Whitey Bulger was beaten to death hours after his transfer there, knew he was coming.

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$75,000 reward offered for info on North Carolina power grid attack


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:51:16 -0500

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The state of North Carolina, power company Duke Energy, and Moore County are each offering up to $25,000 for information.

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Vlad to Dad: Budgeting for baby expenses


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:41:37 -0500

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CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS Mornings" to talk about how to budget for raising a child. She also discusses the benefits you need to consider as a parent, like life insurance.

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Google releases top searches for 2022


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:40:52 -0500

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The online puzzle game "Wordle" was the top searched term for Google users around the world.

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Best-selling writers rally around new author stood up at book signing


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:29:00 -0500

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Chelsea Banning tweeted her frustration at only two people showing up to the signing for her debut fantasy novel "Of Crowns and Legends" after a few dozen people RSVP'd to the event.

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Restaurant denies Christian group service for staff "safety"


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:24:00 -0500

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Metzger's defended the move, saying "all of our staff are people with rights who deserve dignity."

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Epicurious Digital Director Maggie Hoffman shares her favorite holiday drinks to make


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:22:06 -0500

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Tis the season for holiday gatherings. Epicurious Digital Director shares with "CBS Mornings" drinks to make. She shares three of her favorites, including a non-alcoholic cocktail she calls "perfect" for holiday entertaining.

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Amazon accused of stealing tips from delivery drivers


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:14:00 -0500

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Lawsuit filed by Washington, D.C., prosecutor alleges Amazon deceived customers about how their gratuities were used.

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Iranian patrol boat accused of trying to "blind" U.S. naval ships


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:03:00 -0500

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"This dangerous action in international waters is indicative of Iran's destabilizing activity across the Middle East," said a spokesperson for the United States Central Command.

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Fraud trial conviction could be "death knell" for Trump Organization


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:51:49 -0500

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Legal experts say Trump's hotel and real estate businesses could now struggle to secure loans and government contracts.

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McDaniel faces two challengers to lead RNC after Zeldin announces he won't run


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:51:00 -0500

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Although Rep. Lee Zeldin of N.Y. isn't running against the RNC chair, he said she shouldn't remain in her post.

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The highest-paying college majors in 2022, ranked


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:32:00 -0500

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These college degrees are worth the money.

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Kirstie Alley died from colon cancer. Here are the disease's risk factors.


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:18:37 -0500

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The actress' family announced on Monday​ that she had died at age 71, saying the cancer was "only recently discovered."

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Several injured in shooting at Georgia Walmart, police say


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:03:46 -0500

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On Wednesday, Cobb County Police responded to a shooting at a Walmart Supercenter in Marietta, Georgia.

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Juul agrees to settle more than 5,000 vaping lawsuits


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 13:47:31 -0500

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The e-cigarette maker Juul Labs announced that it reached settlements in cases brought by roughly 10,000 plaintiffs.

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Biden to join survivors and families at gun violence vigil


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 13:14:45 -0500

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The president is joining the 10th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence.

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Georgia reelects Democrat Raphael Warnock to U.S. Senate in runoff


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 12:21:06 -0500

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After a high-stakes runoff, Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock is heading back to Capitol Hill. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion and Washington correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tia Mitchell break down how Warnock was able to come out on top againt Republican Herschel Walker.

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Volodymyr Zelenskyy is named Time's Person of the Year for 2022


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 12:05:00 -0500

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"Whether the battle for Ukraine fills one with hope or with fear, Volodymyr Zelensky galvanized the world in a way we haven't seen in decades," Time's editor in chief wrote.

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Building inspectors to investigate bedrooms at Twitter HQ


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:50:55 -0500

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Elon Musk has converted some conference rooms at the social media company's hub into sleeping quarters, according to Forbes.

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Schools, food banks rush to preserve supplies after N.C. power outage


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:46:00 -0500

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According to the Department of Energy, there were at least 70 reported incidents involving intentional attacks to the U.S. power grid this year.

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Dog in backpack accidentally sent through X-ray at Wisconsin airport checkpoint


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:39:42 -0500

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An agent spotted the animal inside a traveler's checked bag as it passed through the machine, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

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How to watch tonight's rare and "magical" celestial events


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:26:00 -0500

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"Dec. 7 brings one of those magical moments when the sky changes dramatically before your very eyes," NASA said.

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Lidl advent calendars may contain salmonella-tainted chocolate


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:25:41 -0500

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Grocery chain recalls holiday item sold in its more than 170 stores in nine East Coast states and Washington, D.C.

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Solar power will beat out coal in 3 years, IEA predicts


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 10:41:12 -0500

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Global energy crisis has pushed renewable power "into an extraordinary new phase of even faster growth," IEA says.

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Black Kentucky student says woman has not apologized for attack caught on video


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 10:38:48 -0500

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Sophia Rosing was arrested that night and charged with multiple offenses including assault and disorderly conduct,

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Edible pot company allegedly sold products 50 times more potent than allowed


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 09:46:00 -0500

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The Minnesota pharmaceutical board filed a lawsuit this week to stop the sale of edible cannabis products currently under investigation by the FDA.

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Nearly 1 million immigrants became U.S. citizens in past year


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 09:15:00 -0500

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The number of adult immigrants who became U.S. citizens was only greater in 1996 and 2008, when 1,040,991 and 1,046,539 adults were naturalized.

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What to know about the high-stakes elections case at the Supreme Court


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 08:49:00 -0500

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The justices will test the "independent state legislature theory" in a case that could have far-reaching consequences for elections.

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A rare tropical December storm may be forming in Atlantic


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 08:34:02 -0500

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The storm would be named Owen.

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