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NASCAR tracks ask fans to refrain from rebel flag displays

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 6:06pm
The owners of the tracks, who have banned Confederate flags from official use, say they want to foster a "welcoming atmosphere"

Charleston shooting suspect's sister trying to raise money for wedding

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:55pm
Dylann Roof's sister asked for donations on GoFundMe, but by Thursday afternoon the page had vanished

​Calendar: Week of July 6

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:48pm
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead

Body of prison escapee released to NY funeral home

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:46pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says agent opened fire after Richard Matt aimed a 20-gauge shotgun at the officer

Good Samaritan shot while helping assault victim

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:42pm
Police in Massachusetts say the Good Samaritan was shot after coming to the aid of an older man who was being assaulted on the side of the road

Murder at Sea? The case of missing honeymooner George Smith

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:24pm
"48 Hours" Presents: Devastated after the FBI bows out of the case, the family of missing cruise ship honeymooner George Smith vows to fight for answers

Washington Navy Yard locked down after shooting report

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:55pm
The Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., was locked down after reports of an active shooter

Plane diverted to Ohio airport after alleged threats

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:25pm
Passenger allegedly made threatening remarks on plane diverted to Port Columbus International Airport

North Carolina shark attacks have officials "looking for a pattern"

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:23pm
Governor consulting with safety officials as state sees record number of shark attacks in recent weeks

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:34pm
State correction department announced a 30-year correction veteran would take over as new superintendent at facility where two inmates escaped last month

Washington Navy Yard locked down after reports of gunshots

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:27pm
Police did a thorough search before giving the all-clear

Police dog hailed as a hero in Ohio

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:19pm
A police dog was credited with rescuing a missing Ohio toddler

Cat rescued after 28-mile ride in car engine compartment

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:18pm
Feline makes the long trip from Pennsylvania to New Jersey on Thursday without being noticed

Woman who removed Confederate flag in S.C. has no regrets

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:16pm
Bree Newsome tells CBSN what was going through her mind while scaling 30-foot steel flagpole at S.C. statehouse

Crow hitches a ride on eagle

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:15pm
A daring crow takes a ride atop an eagle

Pig-shaped hot-air balloon crashes, catches fire at Utah festival

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:32pm
Witness says some people tried to help the pilot, who was bleeding from a cut over his eye

Woman explains why she removed Confederate flag in S.C.

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:27pm
Activist Bree Newsome, who was arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse, joins CBSN to discuss the incident

Robber killed in shootout with ex-anchor's husband at motel

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 1:59pm
Former TV anchor Lynne Russell and her husband said they were on a cross-country road trip when they say an armed would-be robber confronted them at a New Mexico motel

Prosecutors: Cemetery worker used veterans' headstones as flooring

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 1:32pm
Investigators found at least 150 grave markers being used as flooring in a shed and two garages at home of cemetery employee

Guacamole with peas recipe unleashes drama online

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 1:25pm
The New York Times created foodie fury over a guacamole recipe after re-sharing it on Twitter