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Doomed ship had enough lifeboats, but was "at the mercy of the sea"

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:50pm
NTSB team heads to Florida to study El Faro debris, conduct interviews, and look at documents to find out what went wrong

After deadly rains, S.C. gov. warns: "Don't let the sunshine fool you"

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:27pm
At least 14 weather-related deaths in state as officials warn that new evacuations could be ordered

From the archives: RFK talks gun control

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:16pm
In 1968, Robert F. Kennedy called for gun control in Roseburg, Oregon - the same town where a gunman killed 9 people in a shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College

Judge tosses conviction in '90 NYC tourist killing

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:03pm
Man found guilty in subway stabbing death of Utah tourist deserves a new trial, judge rules, freeing him after two decades in prison

Pumpkin the raccoon is just your average dog

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:40pm
When a family in the Bahamas discovered an abandoned baby raccoon with a broken leg in their backyard, they raised her as their own

Microsoft unveils new devices

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:25pm
Microsoft debuts several new products at an event in New York City

Apple enabling ad-blocking apps

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:24pm
Apple's iOS-9 will allow users to use applications that block advertisements

Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan appears before Senate panel

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:22pm
Gen. John Campbell admitted the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz was a mistake

Spectator boat wakes up sleeping otter

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:15pm
A sleeping otter received an unwelcome awakening

President Obama celebrates Pacific trade deal

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:14pm
The United States and 11 other nations signed the largest regional trade bill in history

Trending stories for Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:11pm
South Carolina copes with floodwaters, the search continues for cargo ship survivors and an American Airlines pilot dies mid-flight

FAA proposes record fine against drone operator

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:06pm
SkyPan accused of operating aircraft "in a careless or reckless manner so as to endanger lives or property"

Cops: Man raped, tortured homeless pregnant woman

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:04pm
Police in Daytona Beach say suspect has a 1986 rape conviction in New York

Envisioning life in 2000 from a 1900 perspective

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:04pm
A set of collectible artist cards - "France in the year 2000 (21st Century)" - that first appeared as inserts in cigar boxes provide a fascinating look at dreams of the future circa 1900

#CBSNBusiness: BP to pay $20B in Gulf oil spill settlement

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:56pm
BP and LinkedIn reach settlements, Trump Hotel chain is hacked and McDonald rolls out all-day breakfast

Flint residents get bottled water, filters for lead

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:43pm
Efforts are underway to get clean drinking water to Michigan city after public health emergency was declared

Coast Guard continues search for cargo ship survivors

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:42pm
The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing its search for survivors of the cargo ship that sank in the Caribbean

Investigation after person films cops, shows gun

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:41pm
Detectives are looking into a video, reportedly posted to Instagram, in which a Los Angeles Police Department officer is shown, before the person behind the camera displays a gun

Historic floodwaters linger in South Carolina

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:39pm
Thousands are stranded as waters from historic rainfall continue to bog down much of the state

Publisher "deeply sorry" for textbook calling slaves "workers"

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:37pm
Wording went unnoticed by Texas State Board of Education - but not by a 15-year-old high school freshman