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Survey: Appearance At Job Interview Influences Perceptions Of Competence

41 minutes ago   |   CBS

The interview process is surely one of the most challenging aspects of the job hunting process. But how you look may go a long way in demonstrating you are the right fit. A...
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New Research Shows Wild Blueberries May Help Wounds Close Faster

1 hour ago   |   CBS

ORONO, Maine - New research by the University of Maine shows that wild blueberries may have wound-healing properties. The research shows phenolic acids extracted from wild...
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Teen Won't Be Able To Walk At Graduation Unless He Cuts His Dreadlocks

5 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MONT BELVIEU, Texas - A Texas family is threatening legal action against their local school district after their teen son was told he couldn't walk at graduation because of his...
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Dog With ‘Wonky' Face Finds Forever Home After Initial Owner Returned Him

5 days ago   |   CBS

PONOKA COUNTY, Alberta - A dog with a permanently slanted “wonky” face has finally found a loving home after a shelter received hundreds of adoption requests. Brodie, a cross...
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Report: ‘Forever Chemicals' Contaminate Drinking Water In Dozens Of Cities

5 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse than previously estimated, an environmental group reported on...
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Study: ‘Phubbing' Your Children Could Put Them Risk For Depression

5 days ago   |   CBS

Parents who prefer to be on their smartphones instead of paying attention to their children may be putting them at increased risk of depression, according to a new...
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Outrage After ‘It's Okay to Be White' Sticker Planted On Elementary School

6 days ago   |   CBS

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A sticker with the phrase “IT'S OKAY TO BE WHITE” that was placed on an elementary school in Ohio has prompted an investigation, along with outrage from the...
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Judge Rules Against Woman Charged For Being Topless In Her Own Home

6 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah woman who is facing charges for being topless in her own home in front of her stepchildren has lost her bid to have her case dismissed. A judge refused...
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‘She Was One In A Million': Hero Dog Who Helped In Over 500 Searches For Lost Pets Has Died

7 days ago   |   CBS

CINCINNATI - A search dog who worked tirelessly to help others find their missing pets has passed away. “Sam” as she was affectionately called, passed away peacefully by the...
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Woman's Car Fills With Snow After Leaving Window Open In Blizzard

7 days ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland - A woman digging out of record-breaking snowfall in Newfoundland, Canada, woke up to a surprise Saturday morning when she went out to her car. With a...
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Massive 7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba, Jamaica

Massive 7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba, Jamaica

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred Tuesday in the Caribbean Sea, just northwest of Jamaica and south of Cuba, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Read more ...

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

A U.S. defense official says the United States has recovered the remains of two American service members killed in the crash of an Air Force plane in Afghanistan. Read more ...

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

On Tuesday, an emergency hearing was slated to occur in which a judge could have revoked Fotis Dulos' $6 million bond. Read more ...

LeBron James is 'heartbroken and devastated' after Kobe Bryant's death

LeBron James is 'heartbroken and devastated' after Kobe Bryant's death

LeBron James shared a handful of pictures of himself and Kobe Bryant on Instagram, saying, "I'm not ready but here I go." Read more ...

NTSB details the final moments of helicopter before it crashed, killing Kobe...

NTSB details the final moments of helicopter before it crashed, killing Kobe Bryant and 8 others

The pilot requested to fly under special visual flight rules, according to NTSB officials. Read more ...

34 years later: Remembering the Challenger space shuttle explosion

34 years later: Remembering the Challenger space shuttle explosion

Tuesday marks the 34th anniversary of the Challenger space shuttle explosion. Read more ...

Whoa! Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day, video shows

Whoa! Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day, video shows

Video caught the moment an elephant finally escaped a 25-foot deep well, thanks to a brilliant response. Read more ...

Trump's lawyers make final arguments in Senate impeachment trial

Trump's lawyers make final arguments in Senate impeachment trial

Donald Trump's lawyers are poised to wrap up their defense in the Senate impeachment trial Tuesday as pressure increased on Republicans to allow witnesses to testify. Read more ...

Chipotle fined $1.3M over thousands of child labor abuses

Chipotle fined $1.3M over thousands of child labor abuses

Chipotle has been hit with a $1.3 million fine over more than 13,000 child labor violations at its Massachusetts restaurants. Read more ...

Trump, Netanyahu unveil plan for ‘two-state' Israel-Palestine peace

Trump, Netanyahu unveil plan for ‘two-state' Israel-Palestine peace

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday unveiled what the president has called “the deal of the century” for a two-state peace deal between... Read more ...