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  • Congressman Bradley Byrne takes CBS News along to town hall meetings

    (CBS News) – Congress is back in session. On their two week break, many congress members held town hall meetings in their districts. CBS News Chief Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes rode along to three town halls with Republican Congressman Bradley Byrne. Health care was the number one topic. Franny James, for example, drove two hours to tell him about her daughter. “She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder,” said James. “Are you willing to commit to opposing any bill that allows […]

  • Repurposing, Recycling Food is the Latest Trend to Reduce Waste

    Let’s face it, we are all guilty of throwing out food when it feels like we just spent so much of our hard earned money on groceries! A new movement is underway to recycle and repurpose all parts of the ingredients we cook with. Here is what you can do to help stop the waste! Agern’s Executive Chef Gunnar Gíslason is internationally known for his cooking style, curious nature and a knack for turning food that most would throw in the trash into […]

  • Former student of Tad Cummins said he sang her a love song when she was a teen

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A former student of Tad Cummins, the suspect at the center of an ongoing AMBER ALERT out of Maury County, said he sang her a love song back when she was the same age as missing student Elizabeth Thomas. Destany Parrish, who is now 19, told Inside Edition she and Cummins were very close, saying she could talk to him about almost anything. A similar situation to Elizabeth and Cummins, whose relationship has been described as very […]

  • Indonesian man’s body reportedly found inside python

    SALUBIRO, Indonesia – A man who went missing in Indonesia earlier this week was near his own garden – inside the stomach of a 20-foot long snake. The Straits Times -an English-speaking newspaper in Singapore – reports that Akbar Salubiro was last seen on Sunday morning when he went off to harvest palm oil. After he didn’t return home that evening, a search party was formed. On Monday, those searching for Akbar found the giant snake lying dead just feet […]

  • ‘Real men provide’ billboard in North Carolina is turning heads

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – A new billboard in North Carolina is stirring up controversy, protest and debate. It reads: “Real men provide. Real women appreciate it.” It’s located on I-40 Business West between Greensboro and Winston-Salem. Clearly, the billboard is turning a lot of heads. Some folks were even spotted getting out of their cars to take pictures. Love it or hate it — everyone has a strong opinion on the message. “I think it’s fairly accurate. Being a married man […]

  • Invisible danger: Ford addresses growing safety concerns about Explorers & exhaust leakage

    Ford is addressing growing safety concerns about recent Explorer models. Hundreds of customers believe the SUVs may be making them sick. Dash cam video shows the moment Newport Beach police officer Brian McDowell’s life changed. He was responding to a non-emergency call when he passed out behind the wheel of his 2014 Ford Explorer police cruiser and crashed into a tree. “You narrowly miss an SUV… I mean, it’s a matter of inches… I just think, plus or minus one second and […]

  • WEB EXTRA: A look at the Inaugural Parade route

    Don Champion with CBS News gives you a preview of Friday’s inauguration day parade.

  • Wrestling Legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka dies at 73

    (CBS) Pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has died at the age of 73. His daughter, WWE Superstar Tamina Snuka, confirmed his death on Twitter Sunday. I LOVE YOU DAD #FOREVERMYDAD #RestWell #FamiliesAreForever #BestDad #SnukaLegacy — Tamina Snuka (@TaminaSnuka) January 15, 2017 A lawyer representing Snuka said family members told him that Snuka died Sunday afternoon at his son-in-law’s home near Pompano Beach, Florida. Snuka’s death comes just two weeks after a Pennsylvania judge dismissed a murder case against him. […]

  • BLOG: Multiple dead, 8 wounded in shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport, shooter in custody

    (CNN) — Five people were shot dead and eight wounded in a baggage claim area at Fort Lauderdale’s airport, and law enforcement sources tell CNN the suspect, identified as Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, had brought the firearm in his checked luggage. Authorities said it was too early to understand why the suspect, who was taken into custody without incident, opened fire at the Florida airport. Florida Sen. Bill Nelson told CNN that Santiago-Ruiz had a military identification card, but he did not […]

  • “Thanksgiving Grandma” Text Goes Viral

    Wanda Dench, AKA Thanksgiving Grandma, is still trying to process how she became a Twitter sensation. It all started with the best of intentions: a group text to her grandsons. “I said basically Thanksgiving my house, this date, this time let me know if you’re going to come,” Dench said, adding “I got a text asking who is this and I said it’s Grandma!” 17-year-old Jamal Hinton, who was on the receiving end of Dench’s text, thought at first it […]

  • CBS: Donald Trump offers Jeff Sessions attorney general post

    WASHINGTON, DC- President-elect Trump has offered Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions the post of attorney general, says sources directly involved in the selection process. As attorney general, the Alabama senator will be in the post of the nation’s top prosecutor. President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general has set off jockeying for his seat in Alabama, leaving the state’s embattled Republican governor, who faced an impeachment push after affair allegations, to choose a successor. The rush to […]

  • USGS: 5.3-magnitude earthquake rattles Oklahoma

    CUSHING, Okla. – An earthquake rattled the state of Oklahoma Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. CBS affiliate KOTV reported that the 5.3-magnitude earthquake happened at 7:44 p.m. CST. Its epicenter was reported about one mile west of Cushing, and 53 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. The earthquake was less than four miles deep, KOTV reported. The earthquake felt by many @ 07:45 pm CST was 1.9 miles W of Cushing, w/ a prelim. magnitude of 5.3. #okquake […]