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Severe storms hit East; scorching heat grips West

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:51pm
While parts of the East Coast are cleaning up after a series of vicious storms, the West Coast is battling nearly 30 wildfires amid brutal heat

Death of 3-year-old found in swing ruled homicide

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:21pm
Authorities say the toddler was found after reports came in about a woman pushing a child on a swing for a long time

Weight-loss drug proves itself in study

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:39pm
The results are in from a yearlong study of the prescription weight-loss drug Saxenda, which recently gained FDA approval

​S.C. church burning likely accidental -- but suspicions remain

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:39pm
Church is the sixth to burn in past two weeks as investigators probe for arson

Wild weather Wednesday spreads throughout the west

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:21pm
Triple-digit temperatures from California to Washington State cause power outages and wildfires

Architect builds houses out of diamonds, hearts

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:16pm
Bryan Berg's delicate work has earned him worldwide fame and several Guinness World Records

Montana man seeks license for second wife

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:00pm
Emboldened by Supreme Court ruling, trio applies for a marriage license; Montana, like all 50 states, outlaws multiple marriage licenses

Confederate flags to remain flying at Stone Mountain

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:51pm
A law prevents the removal of the controversial flags from the suburban Atlanta park memorial, an official said

Study: Polar bears could feel bite of climate change by 2025

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:20pm
A third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger within 10 years, government report warns

Feds investigating potential airline collusion

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:15pm
The Department of Justice says it is investigating whether airlines may have violated antitrust laws

Groom gives second wedding to amnesiac wife

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:08pm
Tennessee woman lost memory of her wedding day after car crash

Dolphin leaps onto boat, breaking California woman's ankles

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:03pm
"The blood just started spattering everywhere," says man after dolphin crashed into his wife

Macy's joins companies cutting ties with Donald Trump

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:57pm
Department store chain Macy's is the latest company to cut ties with Donald Trump following his controversial remarks on immigration when he launched his campaign for the Republican nomination for president

Calif. cities see record reductions in water use in May

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:44pm
The state agency report comes as drought-stricken communities attempt to hit conservation targets

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: U.S. Embassy in Cuba not a step forward

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:39pm
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida, joins CBSN's Contessa Brewer to discuss reopening the U.S. Embassy in Cuba

Reputed mobster "Big Tony" convicted in 2001 murder

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:02pm
Anthony Moscatiello, 77, was found guilty of murder conspiracy in the 2001 shooting death of Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis, founder of a chain of casinos and restaurants

Maine crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging river

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 5:41pm
Small drone used to deliver lifejacket to boy stranded on a rock in the middle of river

Man climbs Brooklyn Bridge to take selfie

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 5:37pm
The New York Police Department says a man who took a selfie on a restricted section of the Brooklyn Bridge did so illegally

Another shark attack reported in N.C., third in a week

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 5:03pm
Latest attack occurred on the Ocracoke Island in North Carolina

Fashion designer makes space blankets for NASA

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 4:25pm
Paula Cain once made clothes and purses, but now she works in a lab outside Washington DC turning mylar and netting into blankets that protect satellites in space