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Accused Pennsylvania cop killer Eric Frein captured

cbsnews.com — A manhunt that lasted more than six weeks ends with Pennsylvania man accused of killing state trooper and shooting another in custody
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Eric Frein held in handcuffs that belonged to slain trooper, booked at barracks where ambush took place: cbsn.ws/1sNZdNm

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Eric Frein held in handcuffs that belonged to slain trooper, booked at barracks where ambush took place: cbsn.ws/1sNZdNm

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Eric Frein held in handcuffs that belonged to slain trooper, booked at barracks where ambush took place: cbsn.ws/1sNZdNm

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Eric Frein held in handcuffs that belonged to slain trooper, booked at barracks where ambush took place: cbsn.ws/1sNZdNm

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Picture of Eric Frein being taken into custody, ending a manhunt of nearly 7 weeks in Pa. cbsn.ws/1sNh4DU pic.twitter.com/Exul0zpjeN

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Picture of California widower dining with photo of late wife goes viral

cbsnews.com — FREMONT, Calif. -- A photo of a California widower eating dinner at a restaurant with a picture of his late wife has gone viral. A fellow diner at an In-N-Out Burger in the Bay Area tweeted a picture of an elderly man after spotting the framed photograph on the table in front of him.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: How a California man still spends time with the wife he lost five years ago: cbsn.ws/1wOVqXx pic.twitter.com/xxWzuq3BuY

Oct 30, 2014

RT @tvbrad: My Heart Just Broke A Lil: SEE--> Widower dining with a photo of his late wife. VIA @CBSNews cbsn.ws/1sMEJVh http://t.co…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Picture of California widower dining with photo of late wife goes viral cbsn.ws/1q58Szl pic.twitter.com/spGawrvpkP

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSEveningNews: This picture of a California widower dining with a photo of his late wife has gone viral: cbsn.ws/1sMEJVh pic.twitter.com/XMXhz3gHu9

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Plane crash near Wichita, Kansas, airport

cbsnews.com — Emergency crews headed to the scene
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: UPDATE: Authorities have raised the death toll in today's plane crash in Wichita, Kansas, to four people. cbsn.ws/1q49jdd

Oct 30, 2014

UPDATE: 2 dead, 4 seriously hurt, & 5 missing after plane crash at #KS airport, @CBSNews rpts: cbsn.ws/1nTfi8Q pic.twitter.com/pHdVAXdAae

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: UPDATE: Five people unaccounted for after Wichita plane crash cbsn.ws/13l7TWQ

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: UPDATE: Five people unaccounted for after Wichita plane crash cbsn.ws/13l7TWQ

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: JUST IN: Wichita Fire Chief Ronald Blackwell says 2 people dead, 4 injured and 6 unaccounted for after plane crash cbsn.ws/1wO3jfV

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Fireball Whisky ingredient in antifreeze doesn't worry U.S. officials

cbsnews.com — One of the fastest-growing liquor brands in America is being recalled in Europe over an ingredient found in some types of antifreeze. But here in America, it's still on store shelves, CBS News' Vinita Nair reports.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSThisMorning: Fireball Whisky recalled in Europe for ingredient, American officials not worried: cbsn.ws/1nTmDFr

Oct 30, 2014

RT @wblakegray: Europe bans Fireball cinnamon whiskey for containing too much of an antifreeze component. US officials say drink up! ow.ly/DzLZZ

Oct 30, 2014

RT @wblakegray: Europe bans Fireball cinnamon whiskey for containing too much of an antifreeze component. US officials say drink up! ow.ly/DzLZZ

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LeBron buzz hits Cleveland and brings cash slam dunk

cbsnews.com — CLEVELAND -- Today is not just a new day in Cleveland. To hear locals tell it, a new era is dawning. The return of the King -- as LeBron James is known here -- has energized a place once called "the mistake by the lake."
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSEveningNews: Having #23 back in a Cavs' uniform will generate $215 million annually for the franchise and the city: cbsn.ws/1sNmPBu

Oct 30, 2014

@fieldofschemes Thoughts? MT @CBSNews: Return of @KingJames to Cleveland is already slam-dunk for local businesses: cbsn.ws/13o99bB

Preview: Recruiting for ISIS

cbsnews.com — Converts to radical Islam in London are so dedicated that one tells Clarissa Ward that he can't love his own mother because she is not a Muslim. Watch Ward's report on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @60Minutes: Sunday on #60Minutes: One radical Islamist tells @ClarissaWard he can't love his mother because she's not a Muslim: cbsn.ws/1q5DxfT

Oct 30, 2014

RT @60Minutes: Sunday on #60Minutes: One radical Islamist tells @ClarissaWard he can't love his mother because she's not a Muslim: cbsn.ws/1q5DxfT

Accused Pa. trooper killer taken into custody

cbsnews.com — A nearly seven-week manhunt in Pennsylvania is over, after accused cop-killer Eric Frein was taken into custody Thursday. Frein is accused of opening fire on two Pa. state troopers, killing one of them. Jim Axelrod reports.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @CBSEveningNews: Eric Frein has been arrested after evading capture for more than six weeks in the Pocono mountains: cbsn.ws/13o5QBa

Right-to-die advocate may postpone her own death

cbsnews.com — PORTLAND, Ore. - A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon's death-with-dignity law has released a new video, saying she's feeling better and might postpone the day she had planned to die. Brittany Maynard said in early October that she expected to take her life Nov.

Lava pushes out Hawaii's National Guard

cbsnews.com — The Hawaiian National Guard was called out to provide security to a small Hawaiian town that is in the crosshairs of slowly moving molten lava from the Kilauea volcano. Carter Evans reports.

Small plane crashes into Kansas airport

cbsnews.com — The pilot, flying solo, was killed along with at least three others on the ground in a flight training building in Wichita, Kansas. Adriana Diaz reports.
Oct 30, 2014

Our @CBSEveningNews story tonight live from Wichita KS crash site, including eyewitness account from @Jaison_Tyler92: cbsnews.com/videos/small-p…

Police use new tool to ID domestic violence victims most at risk

cbsnews.com — OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Oklahoma City police officer Brandi May answers domestic violence calls nearly every day. "I'm gonna ask you some questions so you can answer 'Yes,' 'No' or you can choose not to answer at all," May tells a victim.

Why the Pentagon is helping raise baby goats

cbsnews.com — The Pentagon would seem like the last place to go for fashion advice. But for the last two years, a task force at the U.S. Department of Defense has been deeply involved in introducing Afghan cashmere to the international fashion market.

Lava creeps within 100 feet of Hawaii home

cbsnews.com — PAHOA, Hawaii -- Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town. A breakout of the lava flow was about 100 feet from a Pahoa residence - about the length of a basketball court, said Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira.
Oct 30, 2014

Lava creeps within 100 feet of Hawaii home. Check out the jib shot on the live tag! cbsnews.com/news/lava-cree…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Lave has crept within 100 feet of a home in Hawaii and is nearing a main road cbsn.ws/1E4QC10 pic.twitter.com/LUOYDOPltF

Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox defies quarantine in Maine, goes on bike ride

cbsnews.com — FORT KENT, Maine -- A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride. Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend stepped out of their home Thursday morning and rode away on mountain bikes, followed by state police cruiser.

Video captures bear fight in New Jersey suburb

cbsnews.com — A brawl between two black bears was recorded on a residential street in New Jersey. The scuffle lasted more than six minutes before they wandered off. Norah O'Donnell reports.

Gov't: Economy grew 3.5 percent in third quarter

cbsnews.com — In the second quarter of 2014, the economy grew 4.6 percent
Oct 30, 2014

US economy grew 3.5% in Q3, faster than expected, boosted by exports & defense spending, @AP & @CBSNews report: cbsnews.com/news/governmen…

"Stop the Violence" organizers charged in vicious Pennsylvania attack

cbsnews.com — WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition. Nikole Ardeno and Emanuel Velez, both 30, accused their former roommate of stealing their property, and allegedly punched and kicked him in the street until he had seizures.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues severely cbsn.ws/1wOu583 pic.twitter.com/aYyCBUHVHf

Sistine Chapel's new LED lights show masterpieces in a whole new light

cbsnews.com — Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by the light of the sun coming through small windows. Now, 450 years after his death, his masterpieces are being seen in a whole new light -- provided by 7,000 light-emitting diodes, or LEDs.

Sandra Bullock helps fainting extra on New Orleans film set

cbsnews.com — Sandra Bullock got the chance to play a real-life superhero on her latest movie set. The Oscar-winning "The Blind Side" and "Gravity" actress recently came to the aid of an extra who collapsed in between takes while shooting this past weekend in New Orleans.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CBSShowbiz: Sandra Bullock helps fainting extra on New Orleans film set cbsn.ws/1wO5ct0