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What’s ahead for travelers during July 4 “airmageddon”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the U.S. prepares for what some in the industry are calling “airmageddon,” travelers are bracing for a possible meltdown at airlines, airports and security and customs checkpoints, not to mention hotels and hotel services. AAA predicts roughly 42......

“Boom. The whole ship shakes”: Norwegian Cruise Line ship that hit iceberg in Alaska arrives in Seattle for repairs

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A man walks by the Norwegian Sun docked in Seattle on June 30, 2022. The ship was there for repairs after hitting an iceberg off Alaska on June 25. Manuel Valdes / AP A cruise ship that struck an......

Another giant African snail sighting forces Florida county into quarantine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The reappearance of an invasive snail species forced state officials to enact a quarantine order last week for residents of Florida’s Pasco County, an area north of Tampa along the gulf coast.  Authorities took action after confirming that a notoriously destructive......

Liz Cheney spars with GOP challengers over 2020 election, Jan. 6 attack in first debate

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Republican Rep. Liz Cheney was able to find common ground with her four challengers for Wyoming’s lone congressional seat on issues including voting against the bipartisan infrastructure bill, supporting America’s energy systems and reprimanding the Biden administration during their......

Navy investigation finds Hawaii water crisis exacerbated by

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Navy officials’ lack of on-scene leadership in the days following a fuel storage facility leak led to the contamination of thousands of Hawaii residents’ drinking water last year, a pair of newly released investigations found.  The response fell “unacceptably......

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy recovering after hip replacement surgery

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here FILE: US Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing with FBI Director Christopher Wray on the fiscal year 2023 budget for the FBI, at US Capitol in Washington, DC, on May 25, 2022. BONNIE CASH/POOL/AFP......

Widow of truck driver killed in Amtrak collision files wrongful death lawsuit over

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The widow of a man killed when the truck he was driving was hit by an Amtrak train this week has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. In the suit, Erin Barton alleges that the Missouri railroad crossing where Billy......

Woman shot in head, killed while pushing baby stroller in New York City

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A 20-year-old woman died after being shot in the head while pushing her 3-month-old in a stroller in Manhattan’s Upper East Side Wednesday night. The toddler wasn’t injured. New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell said in a news......

Suspect in shooting of 2 Alabama deputies captured, one deputy dies from injuries

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A man suspected of shooting two Alabama deputies, one fatally, has been captured, a prosecutor said. District Attorney Michael Jackson said Thursday that 26-year-old Austin Hall was captured in the same county where the shooting occurred. The shooting happened......

Big majority of Texans say law enforcement could have done more to stop Uvalde mass shooting — CBS News poll

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A month after the school shooting in Uvalde, Texans are overwhelmingly critical of law enforcement’s response to the shooting, and a majority feel it’s important to investigate their response. Most Texans are concerned about another mass shooting.  Texans rate......

What to know about Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the 116th Supreme Court justice upon the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer at the end of the 2021 term, on June 30, 2022. Here’s what you need to know about the 51-year-old......

Alabama cites Supreme Court’s abortion ruling in attempt to block gender-affirming medical treatments for transgender youth

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Days after the Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit abortion, Alabama has seized on the decision to argue that the state should also be able to ban gender-affirming medical treatments for transgender youth. The case marks one of......

Infectious disease specialist strongly recommends getting updated COVID booster vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease specialist, encourages Americans to prepare themselves for a potential new COVID booster shot, after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel voted Tuesday to recommend modifying the COVID vaccine. The updated shot is......

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