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Fast-moving fire erupts in Santa Cruz Mountains

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 1:05am
Fire crews continue to battle a blaze burning close to a massive geothermal power producing facility in California's Sonoma County

Suspects, victims in SoCal triple slaying were animal costume "furries"

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:58am
Two men arrested in the killings of a California couple were friends with the victims’ teenage daughter and all attended “furry” events where some participants dress up in animal costumes

9/26: Hillary Clinton studying hard for crucial first debate; Bonding moment between former president Bush and Michelle Obama

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:48am
Hillary Clinton's poll numbers peaked in mid-August, with Donald Trump gaining ever since; An image of First Lady Michelle Obama embracing former president George W. Bush at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday soon went viral

Undecided Pa. voters express anger with both candidates

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CBS News contributor and pollster Frank Luntz spoke with 27 undecided Pennsylvania voters ahead of the Monday night’s presidential debate

Debate watch parties held across the country

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Monday night's first presidential debate has sparked immense interest, prompting bars and theaters around the country to host debate watch parties. Scott Pelley reports.

Bonding moment between former president Bush and Michelle Obama

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An image of First Lady Michelle Obama embracing former president George W. Bush at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday soon went viral. It also raised the question: Even with an election soaked in rancor are these the early signs of Democrats and Republicans getting along? Scott Pelley reports.

Looking back on Arnold Palmer's life

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Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer died Sunday at the age of 87. President Obama remembered him as "the American Dream come to life." Jim Axelrod reports on the famed golfer's life and career.

Fans mourn Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez

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Miami Marlins players wore the Number 16 jersey Sunday night in memory of their star pitcher, Jose Fernandez, after he was killed in a boating accident. Fernandez made a remarkable journey to the big leagues, having fled from Cuba with his family in 2008. David Begnaud reports.

FBI reports a sharp increase in murders and violent crimes

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The FBI released a report saying violent crime went up by about four percent in 2015. Murders and manslaughters jumped by nearly 11 percent. Jeff Pegues reports.

North Carolina voters weigh in on debate, candidates and the issues

31 min 59 sec ago
Election results are not in doubt for most states, whether they are reliably Democratic or Republican. The election will be decided by about a dozen states that could swing either way, including North Carolina. Manuel Bojorquez spoke to voters there on what they want to hear from the candidates and what they think of the race.

Thousands flee to beat flooding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

32 min 31 sec ago
Thousands have fled homes and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After days of heavy rain, the Cedar River is overflowing, and is expected to crest Tuesday morning about seven feet above major flood stage, reports Scott Pelley.

Washington mall shooting suspect appears in court

32 min 59 sec ago
Arcan Cetin appeared in a Washington court room for the first time, days after he allegedly killed five people in a shopping mall. Police say he has already confessed. Mireya Villarreal reports.

Trump's informal approach to preparing for first debate

34 min 32 sec ago
Donald Trump arrived at Hofstra University much like he prepared, nonchalant and upbeat. Advisers said the GOP nominee spent the day relaxing and holding short informal sessions about the debate. Trump also released more specifics on his economic plan Monday, calling for more protection against trade policies. Major Garrett reports.

What voters are likely to learn in the first presidential debate

37 min 31 sec ago
John Dickerson, CBS News political director and anchor of "Face the Nation," weighs in on the likelihood of voters changing their minds after Monday night's debate.

Hillary Clinton studying hard for crucial first debate

39 min 48 sec ago
Hillary Clinton's poll numbers peaked in mid-August, with Donald Trump gaining ever since. The Clinton camp expects a tamer Donald Trump to appear at Monday night's debate, and is concerned he will be graded on a curve and rewarded just for keeping himself in check. Nancy Cordes reports.

Cops: Houston gunman was wearing military garb with Nazi emblem

46 min 55 sec ago
"Disgruntled" lawyer targeted motorists at random, wounding nine, before he was shot and killed by police

Thousands flee homes in Cedar Rapids ahead of floodwaters

51 min 15 sec ago
City spokeswoman says about half of the homes and businesses in an area of Cedar Rapids expected to see flooding have been evacuated

Fatal police shooting in Charlotte raises questions about body cameras

1 hour 4 min ago
Six people were fatally shot since body cameras were given to all patrol officers about a year ago, but the officers who fired the fatal shots in five of those cases weren’t using them

Jose Fernandez made sick woman’s wish come true day before he died

2 hours 53 min ago
Jose Fernandez’s death hit one of his fans especially hard, since she got to meet him the day before

"Bridgegate" star witness returns to stand, says Christie pals OK'd gridlock

3 hours 23 min ago
Former Port Authority official David Wildstein continued testimony linking his former boss Bill Baroni and ex-Christie deputy Bridget Kelly to the lane-closing scandal

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