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  • Military

    For 1st time since Cold War, U.S. tanks roll into Russia’s backyard

    by CBS News on Jan 09, 17:36

    Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. has been drawing down its military presence in Europe. But at the main docks in Bremerhaven, in northern Germany, that’s no longer the case. In fact, CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports, quite the reverse is the order of the day. All the massive hardware of […]

  • US/World

    Is President-elect Trump’s critique of intel community misplaced?

    by CBS News on Jan 07, 17:32

    President-elect Donald Trump has openly questioned and mocked the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia was behind cyberattacks during the 2016 campaign. Before his Friday briefing on the hacking with leaders of the CIA, FBI, NSA and the Director of National Intelligence, Mr. Trump told the New York Times he thought the focus on Russia […]

  • Health

    Just an hour a day on social media can affect kids’ happiness

    by CBS News on Jan 03, 10:39

    Everywhere you go, you see teens and tweens obsessively checking their social media feeds on their phones. But, behind the smiling selfies, teens might not be that happy with what they see in their constant day-to-day digital streams. A new study published by the IZA Institute of Labor Economics suggests they may actually feel less […]

  • Sci/Tech

    More cases of Russian cyberattacks come to light

    by CBS News on Jan 02, 17:23

    U.S. government officials have been notified of new cases of attempted or potentially successful cyber intrusions, CBS News has learned. Officials would not go into specifics or reveal the number of new cases. But the revelation raises concerns that Russian cyberattacks have been more extensive than originally thought. Since the U.S released a report on […]

  • Business/Economy

    What identity thieves do with stolen credit cards

    by CBS News on Jan 01, 17:22

    The convenience of modern digital commerce comes with an unfortunate side effect: it makes identity theft more convenient as well. The 2016 Identity Fraud study from Javelin Strategy and Research found that 13.1 million consumers in the U.S. were victims of identity theft during 2015, to the tune of $15 billion. Over the last six […]

  • Health

    How optimism may help you live longer

    by CBS News on Jan 01, 14:18

    Having an optimistic outlook on life may do more than just boost your mood. It may actually help you live longer, according to new research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found that women who were optimistic had a significantly lower risk of […]

  • Health

    Prognosis for Rx in 2017: more painful drug-price hikes

    by CBS News on Dec 30, 13:09

    If there’s a remedy for rising drug costs, it’s not likely to be available to many Americans in 2017. Prescription drug costs for Americans under 65 years old are projected to jump 11.6 percent in 2017, or at a quicker pace than the 11.3 percent price increase in 2016, according to consulting firm Segal Consulting. […]

  • US/World

    Heavy snow, wind and thunderclaps slam New England

    by CBS News on Dec 29, 20:04

    BOSTON — A powerful nor’easter rumbled across northern New England Thursday bringing a possible 20 inches of snow and all manner of nasty weather including heavy snow, sheets of rain, damaging winds and possibly thunderclaps. The storm is projected to be the most powerful in the region in nearly two years. It’s slated to last […]

  • Lifestyle

    More Americans are retiring outside the US

    by CBS News on Dec 27, 13:56

    Newly widowed, Kay McCowen quit her job, sold her house, applied for Social Security and retired to Mexico. It was a move she and her husband, Mel, had discussed before he passed away in 2012. “I wanted to find a place where I could afford to live off my Social Security,” she said. “The weather […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Iconic ‘Star Wars’ actress dies at age 60

    by CBS News on Dec 27, 9:17

      Carrie Fisher, who was born to Hollywood stars Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher but became famous in her own right as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, died days after suffering from cardiac arrest aboard a flight. She was 60. Fisher fell ill Friday on a flight from London to Los Angeles […]

  • Crime

    Suspect in Berlin Christmas market attack shot dead in Italy

    by CBS News on Dec 23, 6:51

    Last Updated Dec 23, 2016 9:21 AM EST The Tunisian man sought as the primary suspect in connection with the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market this week was killed early Friday morning by Italian police near Milan, Italy. Anis Amri, whose bid for asylum in Germany was rejected in July, became the subject […]

  • Weather News

    North Pole temperatures climb near melting point this Christmas week

    by CBS News on Dec 22, 18:31

    Temperatures around the North Pole will almost certainly pass the melting point, 32 degrees Fahrenheit, in the days leading up to Christmas, as global warming wreaks havoc on some of the world’s coldest and iciest areas, scientists say. “High up into the Arctic and close to the North Pole, the temperatures are very, very possibly […]

  • Lifestyle

    Vans marks 50 years of sneakers and street culture

    by CBS News on Dec 17, 16:35

    When 1982’s “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” made Sean Penn a star, the actor from Santa Monica carried a local sneaker company along with him. That movie vaulted Vans from a California brand to a company with a national footprint. This year, Vans has been celebrating its 50th anniversary. Over the past five decades, the […]

  • Health

    Mylan’s cheaper generic EpiPen for allergy emergencies hits market

    by CBS News on Dec 17, 9:17

    Drugmaker Mylan is rolling out a generic version of its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen at half the price of the brand name option. The company’s been under fire this year for its astronomical pricing of an inexpensive drug and has attracted Congressional inquiries. The EpiPen is filled with epinephrine and when injected can counter the […]

  • News

    Facebook unveils new plan to try to curb fake news

    by CBS News on Dec 15, 14:42

    Last Updated Dec 15, 2016 5:05 PM EST After months of public pressure, Facebook is announcing new steps it is taking to to curb the spread of fake news on the social network. The plan includes new tools to make it easier for Facebook users to flag fake stories, as well as a collaboration with […]

  • DayBreak

    Buyer Beware: Holiday gift exchange scams to watch out for on Facebook

    by CBS News on Dec 09, 8:03

    ‘Tis the season … to get scammed on Facebook. Two scams called the “Secret Sister Gift Exchange” and the “Secret Wine Bottle Exchange” are spreading across Facebook like wildfire, and unfortunately, users are falling for it. It sounds like a fun Secret Santa-like gift exchange, but it’s actually a pyramid scheme in disguise. And worse, […]

  • US/World

    ‘Fight for $15’ protests sweeping the country

    by CBS News on Nov 29, 10:47

    CHICAGO – A national day of protests for a higher minimum wage is seeing demonstrations from O’Hare Airport in Chicago to Kansas City to Los Angeles. The national “Fight For $15” protest is the latest in the fight for a $15-per-hour minimum wage. Protesters called the day of action “Disruption Tuesday.” Fast food employees, child […]

  • Money

    Fake shopping apps offer back door for thieves

    by CBS News on Nov 28, 20:34

    There is no better time than the holidays for scammers to prey on smartphone users. Consumers on this Cyber Monday will fill their digital shopping carts in record numbers. Online sales today are expected to reach more than $3 billion, and with more than 85 percent of shoppers doing their buying on smartphones, criminals are […]

  • US/World

    At least 8 injured in Ohio State University attack; 1 suspect dead

    by CBS News on Nov 28, 9:35

    Last Updated Nov 28, 2016 12:43 PM EST COLUMBUS, Ohio – Police said they killed at least one suspect during an active shooter lockdown at Ohio State University on Monday morning, reports CBS Columbus affiliate WBNS. It is not clear whether there are more suspects. Ohio State University officials have canceled classes for the day. […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Jill Stein files for a presidential election recount in Wisconsin

    by CBS News on Nov 25, 14:51

    The Green Party’s Jill Stein has officially requested a recount in Wisconsin, where Donald Trump currently holds a lead of 27,257 votes over Hillary Clinton. The Wisconsin Elections Commission announced that it received Stein’s petition Friday. “The Commission is preparing to move forward with a statewide recount of votes for President of the United States,” […]