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Caitlyn plunges in recognition as baby name

WASHINGTON — Don’t call me Caitlyn.  A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the recognition of the name Caitlyn plummeted some-more than any other baby name, according to Social Security’s annual list of the many renouned baby names. CBSN Meet Caitlyn Jenner The Olympian and reality TV star before famous as “Bruce” debuted on the cover …

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Mitch Albom on durability lessons of "Tuesdays with Morrie"

“Tuesdays with Morrie” sum soul-searching conversations between sports author Mitch Albom and his failing former college professor, Morrie Schwartz. Now, 20 years after the book first came out, Albom assimilated “CBS This Morning” to plead Morrie’s durability message, his institution in Haiti and the heart-wrenching story of a child there he and his wife cared for like a daughter. “I …

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Ohio coroner reopens case in self-murder of bullied 8-year-old

An Ohio coroner reopened the investigation into an 8-year-old’s death after he was allegedly bullied in his final days. Third-grader Gabriel Taye took his own life in January. The open school he attended is approaching to recover video Friday that reportedly shows the child being pounded in a bathroom. Gabriel Taye   That lavatory confront happened just two days before …

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Couple finds bear pup honking horn inside their SUV

ROANOKE CO., Va. — It was a bear of a day for authorities in Roanoke County, Va. — literally.  CBS associate WDBJ-TV reports Ryan and Mary Beth McClanahan listened a honk on their automobile horn Thursday morning. When they went outward to see what caused the commotion, the couple found a bear sitting inside their SUV.  “If you did get …

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Mansion murder case lives on after 40 years

May 12, 2017, 3:51 PM| This week’s “48 Hours” investigates a 1976 case that many Texans still follow to this day. Why does it continue to be so polarizing? Watch “Murder in the Mansion” Saturday, May 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

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Sheriff’s emissary dies in pile-up with Tesla bus

TRACY, Calif. — An early morning collision Friday between a train carrying 55 Tesla employees and a Volkswagen Beetle left an off-duty Alameda County Sheriff’s emissary passed and east traffic on Interstate 580 corroborated up for miles, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP pronounced the collision took place just after 7 a.m. on east I-580 at Grant Line Rd. …

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Why inmate’s lawyers are propelling execution by banishment squad

ATLANTA — Georgia’s lethal injection drug carries a estimable risk of causing unconstitutional pang for an invalid scheduled to die Tuesday, and execution by firing squad is the only suitable alternative, his lawyers argue. J.W. Ledford Jr. was convicted of murder in the Jan 1992 stabbing death of his neighbor, 73-year-old Dr. Harry Johnston, nearby his home in Murray County, …

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"Haunted house" put up for sale in Texas

MINERAL WELLS, Texas — For $125,000, you can be the unapproachable owners of a 3 bedroom, two lavatory home that sits in the heart of Mineral Wells, Texas. But there’s a locate — you need to be gentle with the suspicion of pity the skill with paranormal spirits. The stream owner, Phil Kirchhoff, says as many as 9 inhabitants call the …

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Owner of topless cleaning service arrested for hidden underwear

BANGOR, Maine — In a misstep that would seem to run opposite to her business model, a lady who offers a semi-nude cleaning service was arrested for hidden underwear. Police in Bangor, Maine, contend the lady is the owner-operator of a business called Topless Cleaning. She was held shoplifting undergarments from a internal business.  Bangor Police Sgt. Tim Cotton left …

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Cop creates viral Facebook fun about "gluten-free meth"

NEWARK, Calif. — A San Francisco Bay Area police force finished an surprising offer to meth users this week with a tongue-in-check social media post.   At first glance, the Newark Police Department’s Facebook page is flattering customary stuff: officers getting awards, a blank aged person and a report about depressed energy pole. But as you corkscrew down the page, …

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