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Senators: Air bag recall should be nationwide

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal says limiting recalls of cars with faulty air bags to only certain locations is "completely senseless and arbitrary"

Eric Frein lookalike: Police have stopped me repeatedly, pointed gun at me

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Pennsylvania resident who resembles fugitive worries the next officer to stop him is "going to shoot first and ask questions later"

California tour guide unleashes racist rant against Chinatown

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During her apparent last day of work, a California tour guide let tourists on her bus know exactly what she thinks of Chinatown. Witnesses say the tour guide was drinking from a bottle during her racist and offensive rant. KPIX's Andria Borba reports.

Ebola-related scams hit the Internet

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Listings for Ebola "prevention kits" and other scams taking advantage of the virus scare are easy to find online. Officials are warning consumers not to fall for the frauds. Oklahoma City affiliate KWTV has the story.

Suspects plead not guilty in N.J. carjack murder

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Four defendants are charged with multiple counts of murder, carjacking, conspiracy and weapons offenses, stemming from the December 2013 incident

Arias juror booted after asking about Nancy Grace

12 min 22 sec ago
Juror in Jodi Arias murder sentencing phase reportedly approached a freelance journalist and asked if she was Grace, the HLN anchor-host

The latest on the Ebola crisis

30 min 36 sec ago
Up-to-date news on the Ebola outbreak in the U.S. and overseas

Chicago jail escapee sentenced to 36 years

1 hour 16 min ago
In December 2012, ​Joseph Banks and an accomplice smashed a hole in a cell window and climbed down 20 stories using a rope fashioned from bed sheets

Ice cream man attacked after his truck hits, kills 7-year-old

1 hour 30 min ago
Los Angeles police say the child was riding a motorized bike alongside the truck when the collision occurred

California prisons agree to end race-based lockup policy

1 hour 51 min ago
Agreement to end controversial practice is spelled out in settlement involving a lawsuit first filed in 2008

Ferguson wrestles with high unemployment, poverty

1 hour 57 min ago
As a grand jury considers whether to indict the police officer who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Brown's death has drawn intense scrutiny to the racial imbalances in the St. Louis suburb. Its mostly African-American community is struggling with high rates of unemployment and poverty. Omar Villafranca visited Ferguson for a closer look at the problems.

Ferguson homeowners struggling to hang on

1 hour 57 min ago
The police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has put the St. Louis suburb under a microscope. It's a community with enormous challenges, including a housing crisis that has thousands of homeowners struggling to hang on. Omar Villafranca reports.

Fear factor: New study reveals what scares Americans most

2 hours 17 min ago
Chapman University surveyed 1,500 Americans and found our biggest personal fear. Gayle King reports.

Amtrak launches writers residency program

2 hours 23 min ago
Amtrak accepted 24 writers into their new residency program after receiving 16,000 applications. The program allows creatives to travel on a long-distance ride, not only to be in a peaceful space for writing, but also enjoy the scenery along the way. Dean Reynolds reports.

"All aboard!" for writers seeking inspiration

2 hours 31 min ago
Amtrak recently launched a residency program that gives two dozen authors a chance to use America's landscape as their creative backdrop

Thousands of UNC students enrolled in sham classes

3 hours 43 min ago
A new report finds that the University of North Carolina had a wide-spread academic scandal. The scheme included fake classes and bogus grades for over 3,000 students for 18 years. Mark Strassmann reports

Inside effort to stop homegrown terrorism

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The Obama administration is trying to find ways to stop home grown radicals and is looking outside of government for inspiration. Margaret Brennan reports on a new program in Maryland that is the first community-led program to fight violent extremism.

Large Nor'easter leaves thousands without power

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Heavy rain pounded Providence, Rhode Island, overnight and strong wind gusts are blowing through parts of Massachusetts. More than 36,000 homes lost power. Danielle Niles of Boston affiliate WBZ reports.

This Morning from CBS News, Oct. 23, 2014

4 hours 11 min ago
New questions emerge after attacks in Canada; sweeping recall of vehicles with potentially defective airbags could have wide-ranging implications; and Neil Diamond just keeps on going

Another fence jumper puts White House in lockdown

4 hours 12 min ago
A Maryland man faces charges after jumping the White House fence Wednesday night. He was quickly taken down by attack dogs and Secret Service agents. The incident came weeks after another intruder made it inside the White House doors. Bill Plante reports from Washington.

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