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    Shoe designer Vince Camuto dies at 78

    (CBS) – Legendary women’s footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded shoe company Nine West Group, has died in Connecticut at age 78. Camuto died Wednesday at his home in Greenwich, said Matthew Murphy, director of the Fred D. Knapp & Son Funeral Home, which is handling the arrangements. Camuto had been battling cancer. The designer is best known for co-founding Nine West Group in 1978. He served as creative director there for two decades and was named CEO in 1993. […]

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    Two Marines killed during training exercise in California

    TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif (CBS) - The military says two Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California. The Third Marine Aircraft Wing chopper was carrying just the two when it went down late Friday afternoon at the base in Twentynine Palms. Both Marines on board died as a result of crash injuries. The Marine Corps says it’s withholding their names for 24 hours to notify relatives. Wing commander Maj. Gen. Michael Rocco says in a […]

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    Steve Harvey: Why he laughs during the tough time

    (CBS) – Steve Harvey arguably is one of the hottest daytime stars in show business right now. Last year, he won not one, but two Daytime Emmys as host of “Family Feud” and “The Steve Harvey Show.” “I tape 180 shows in 34 weeks,” Harvey said. “And then as soon as I’m done, I go home to Atlanta to tape ‘Family Feud.’ And in eight weeks I tape 185 shows. And then every morning on the radio I do 240 […]

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    Artistic director Sergei Filin vision on the “Bolshoi”

    (CBS) – In Russian “Bolshoi” means big — and in the world of classical ballet, few are bigger than this. For as long as the United States has been a country, the Bolshoi has been dancing. Founded in 1776, the Moscow-based company has been a crown jewel of Russia, mesmerizing audiences with tales of passion and betrayal, mostly on stage … Until one snowy night two winters ago. On January 17, 2013, Bolshoi artistic director Sergei Filin was viciously attacked […]

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    Mitt Romney jokes about 2016 “speculation”

    SAN DIEGO — Former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke on Friday to a dinner crowd of several hundred party faithful gathered on the USS Midway aircraft carrier during the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting in San Diego. After spending a few minutes congratulating the party for its large gains in November’s midterm elections — a feat he helped secure by fundraising and appearing with countless candidates — Romney acknowledged the elephant in the room. “There’s […]

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    Ohio man arrested for alleged plot to attack U.S. Capitol

    CINCINNATI, Oh. (CBS) - U.S. officials have arrested an Ohio man in connection with a plan to attack the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, CBS News has confirmed. Christopher Lee Cornell — also known as Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah — was arrested by the FBI for the attempted killing of a U.S. government officer and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of attempted crime of violence, according to thecriminal complaint against him, filed in the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati. The […]

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    Google app introduces point-to-translate

    For globe trotters with who don’t know the language — and don’t have a good international plan — the Google Translate app’s latest update will be a welcome change. Starting Wednesday, the app allows users to simply point their phone’s camera at a piece of text in another language, be it a street sign, a subway map or a restaurant menu, and see an augmented reality-like translation overlaid right on the screen. Suddenly, that inscrutable scrawl transforms into familiar words. […]

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    Hostage situation at Houston-area hospital ends peacefully

    TOMBALL, Texas (CBS News) – A standoff at a Houston-area hospital ended late Saturday after a man who had barricaded himself inside his son’s hospital room for several hours surrendered to authorities. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the man was “distraught” over his adult son’s medical condition in the critical care unit of the Tomball Regional Medical Center. Harris County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Ambriz said a threatening situation arose around 7 p.m. Central Time, but wouldn’t describe it or […]

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    NASA, Nissan to make self-driving car by end of 2015

    (CBS/AP)– Japanese automaker Nissan and NASA are teaming up to advance the technology behind cars that drive autonomously. Yokohama-based Nissan Motor Co. and NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, announced Thursday a five-year research-and-development partnership for autonomous vehicle systems so they can eventually be applied to commercially sold cars. Nissan is excited about the potential of self-driving cars, which executives say could lead to improved safety, a pillar for future autos along with low emission technology. NASA researchers […]

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    VIDEO: NASA’s Kepler Telescope discovers 8 new Earth-like planets

    (CBS News)– The Kepler Space Telescope has found eight more planets resembling Earth. That boosts the odds that life might exist on other planets. Jeffrey Kluger, editor-at-large for Time magazine, joins “CBS This Morning Saturday” to discuss the findings in the video above.

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    Study suggests ‘iPhone separation anxiety’ is a real condition

    (CBS News)– Losing an expensive piece of digital equipment loaded with photos, contacts and personal information is stressful, that’s for sure. But having yours placed just slightly out of reach shouldn’t be so bad, right? Quite the contrary, say researchers at the University of Missouri, who found that taking away study participants’ iPhones caused a measurable stress reaction and led to them perform poorly on simple cognitive tasks. Russell Clayton, a doctoral candidate at the University’s school of journalism, hooked […]

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    Two standoffs: Key events in deadly shooting and hostage-taking in Paris

    PARIS – For three days, two al-Qaida-linked brothers and an associate who seized a kosher grocery, terrorized France and shook the world. The Kouachi brothers allegedly carried out the massacre of 12 people at satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, while their associate is suspected of killing a policewoman and wounding a street sweeper. On Friday, they hunkered down with hostages in separate sieges that ended in a blaze of gunfire and explosions. A chronology of the terror. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7: Masked […]

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