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Hundreds of Americans on rafts accidentally float into Canada

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:13am
Canadian authorities stopped an invasion: 1,500 people on inflatable rafts and boats that drifted across the border from Michigan during high winds on the St. Clair River

AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigating fatal police shooting of Sylville Smith

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:38pm
Attorney general acknowledged that former Milwaukee officers are investigating the fatal shooting of a black man by a Milwaukee officer that triggered two nights of violence

Judge denies last-minute attempt to block guns in Texas classrooms

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:27pm
Decision comes two days before the fall semester begins at the University of Texas at Austin, the campus that has led opposition to the law since it was signed

Ex-USC and Raiders QB arrested after being found naked with drugs

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:52pm
Todd Marinovich has been arrested after being found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a stranger’s backyard in Southern California

Rare bookstore still thriving in New York City

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:47pm
Thanks to the internet, it's hard to find a brick-and-mortar bookstore where business is going well, let alone one in Midtown Manhattan. But three sisters in their 70s have managed to keep their doors open, despite the odds stacked against them. Anthony Mason has more.

Researchers: Wildfires aren't being fought correctly

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:32pm
The U.S. Forest Service spent $1.7 billion fighting fires that burned a record 10.1 million acres in 2015. But researchers say they spent more than they needed to by fighting fires the wrong way. Carter Evans has more.

Inside the search for a better way to fight wildfires

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:17pm
Researchers at a fire lab in Montana use high-tech equipment to study the spread of wildfires -- and they have a suggestion for how to prevent outbreaks

Assad regime bombs U.S.-backed forces in latest Syrian battle

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:01pm
Until now, the U.S. has merely backed Kurdish troops fighting against the Assad regime's forces in Syria's civil war. But as fighting heats up, American forces may be pulled directly into the fray. Holly Williams has more.

Chicago police take aim at gangs amid record violence

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:00pm
Chicago police are launching precision raids to sweep up gangs they say are responsible for much of the city's bloodshed. The latest raids targeted 15 gang factions in 22 of the city's police districts, but that didn't stop the mayhem from continuing this past weekend. Dean Reynolds has more.

Donald Trump's immigration plan under review

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:59pm
Donald Trump's law and order push to deport over an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants is now under review. He met with his supporter-filled Hispanic Advisory Council on Saturday, where they discussed alternatives to mass deportation. Major Garrett has more.

FBI investigation uncovered 15,000 more Clinton emails

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:57pm
It seems every time Hillary Clinton tries to delete the e-mail issue, it winds up back in her inbox. This time, it was revealed that the FBI investigation uncovered nearly 15,000 emails from her time as secretary of state that were not among the 30,000 she turned over in 2014. Nancy Cordes reports.

Louisiana flooding victims struggle to recover without insurance

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:52pm
Eighty percent of Louisiana residents do not have flood insurance. Now, as the state begins to clean up from historic flooding, more than 106,000 people have registered for emergency federal aid. Manuel Bojorquez has more.

Florida students begin classes amid Zika outbreak

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:50pm
More than 8,000 students in Miami-Dade county started the new school year Monday in the "Zika zone." The students were offered free protective clothing and insect repellant. David Begnaud has more.

WATCH: Pine needles ignite without a flame

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:39pm
Researchers at a fire lab in Montana are working to better understand how to prevent wildfires. CBS News' Carter Evans visited the lab, where mechanical engineer Sara McAllister demonstrated how quickly pine needles can ignite with just hot air.

Video shows how fire spreads in slow motion

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:38pm
Each year wildfires seem to get worse, despite the heroic efforts of firefighters. At a lab in Montana, researchers are studying how to beat these fires. CBS News' Carter Evans spoke with research forester Mark Finney, who uses high-speed cameras and man-made slopes to show how fires can advance without wind.

Florida students in Zika zone begin school year amid outbreak

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 9:31pm
More than 7,000 students in Miami-Dade County started the new school year in a Zika zone​; Zika virus infections in the area up to 37 now

Man accused of unprovoked attack on interracial couple in Washington state

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:53pm
Police say the man accused of stabbing an interracial couple outside a bar in Olympia told police he was part of a white supremacist group

Chicago police raids sweep up more than 100 in bid to end street violence

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:23pm
Chicago police are conducting precision raids to get repeat offenders, who they say are responsible for much of the city's bloodshed, off the streets

Not even tornado sirens stop couple from saying “I do”

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:04pm
“We just kind of shrugged our shoulders and went down the aisle," the bride said

Bill Nye on national parks, climate, and 2016 election

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 6:58pm
"The Science Guy" says it's important to get out into nature and "find your park"