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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

cbsnews.com — ​Oscar de la Renta, whose fashion designs were worn by film stars and royal figures died after a battle with cancer

Dr.Oz-endorsed diet pill study was bogus, researchers admit

cbsnews.com — A diet study about the supposed benefits of green coffee bean extract, which got national attention after Dr. Oz promoted it on his TV show, has been retracted. The science watchdog website Retraction Watch reports that the two researchers who were paid to write the study admitted they could not verify the data.
Oct 20, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

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Colorado wants most edible marijuana banned

cbsnews.com — DENVER -- Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies, limiting legal sales of pot-infused food to lozenges and some liquids. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment told marijuana regulators that many forms of edible marijuana "are naturally attractive to children" and violate the law's "requirement to prevent the marketing of marijuana products to children."
Oct 21, 2014

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Oct 21, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

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Goliath encounter: Puppy-sized spider surprises scientist in rainforest

cbsnews.com — Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
Oct 20, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

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Suspected Indiana serial killer ID'd as Darren Vann, 43

cbsnews.com — GARY, Ind. - The man whose alleged confession to one killing led Indiana police to the grisly discovery of six other deaths has been identified by authorities as 43-year-old Darren Vann, a convicted sex offender in Texas.
Oct 20, 2014

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Oct 20, 2014

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Charges filed against suspected Indiana serial killer

cbsnews.com — A man whose alleged confession to one murder led Indiana police to the grisly discovery of six other bodies has been identified by authorities as 43-year-old Darren Vann, who is listed as a sex offender in Texas. Dean Reynolds reports.

Detroit water shut-offs bring U.N. scrutiny

cbsnews.com — DETROIT - By 11 p.m., Rayanne Sadowski has worked two jobs. But she still makes time to pick up water from friends and neighbors. Water to flush her toilet, cook, drink and bathe. The city of Detroit cut off service in August after she failed to pay her $900 bill.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @CBSNews: U.N. team criticizes Detroit city officials for turning off the water on delinquent homeowners cbsn.ws/1Ftkvd0

Polar bears ruining Halloween for some in Canada, report claims

cbsnews.com — The traditional fears of parents on Halloween include unsafe drivers or dangerous neighbors or poisoned candy. Some parents can now add a new fear to the list: Polar bears. In the town of Arviat in Nunavut, Canada, bears have been coming around more frequently in recent years, especially after the fall freeze-up, reports the CBC.
Oct 20, 2014

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GM death count continues to rise

cbsnews.com — Mediator overseeing compensation for victims says at least 29 people have been killed in crashes linked to faulty part
Oct 20, 2014

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Headlines at 8:30: Mom petitions to ban "Breaking Bad" toys from Toys R Us

cbsnews.com — "CBS This Morning" takes a look at some of today's headlines from around the globe.
Oct 20, 2014

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Ebola quarantine ends for dozens of Dallas residents

cbsnews.com — DALLAS - The people closest to Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are trying to resume their lives now that they have come out of a 21-day incubation period without developing symptoms of the disease. Youngor Jallah beamed with pride as she sent her children off to school for the first time in three weeks, with clearance from the Dallas County health department tucked into their backpacks.
Oct 20, 2014

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