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  1. Study: Dinosaur-killing space rock may have triggered sea volcanoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | CBS News

    This 2015 image provided by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution shows the edge of the 2015 lava flow, above, at the Axial Seamount where it overlies older sedimented lavas, bottom. A new study suggests unusual and extra strong eruptions happened on the floor of the oceans 66 million years ago.

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  2. Report: Twitter followers disappear as fake accounts probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | CBS News

    Entrepreneurs, athletes and celebrities are among those who have lost followers on Twitter in recent days as over a million followers have vanished from accounts belonging to dozens of prominent users, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The accounts have disappeared as Twitter faces growing scrutiny about fake accounts and the shadowy firms that peddle fake followers.

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  3. Chinese scientists clone 2 female monkeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | CBS News

    Now, scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai have cloned a primate for the very first time. "I'm really astonished that they are able to make this happen," said Columbia University researcher Dieter Egli .

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  4. Even without El Nino, Earth's temperatures continue to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | CBS News

    Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they've seen without an El Nio boosting temperatures naturally.

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  5. Insult to injury: Many office workers shiver even indoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | CBS News

    "I am still shivering," the 39-year-old graphic designer said last week, estimating the temperature in the office was in the mid-60s while outside, the city hit 19 below zero at one point. "Living in the Midwest, I'm well-trained to dress warmly and in layers, but this deep freeze has been difficult to endure, especially when I expect to be comfortable - or at least not shivering - inside."

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  6. "The job made me do it": Study sheds light on prison guard suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | CBS News

    Correctional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in the remote high desert of northeastern California. He never came home.

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  7. Are toxic chemicals at Air Force bases leading to cancer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | CBS News

    For 25 years, Dan Cruz delivered mail at the Peterson Air Force Base and drank the water. Then came cancer thyroid, prostate, testicular he said never before seen in his family.

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  8. America's political fringe groups explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | CBS News

    Political rallies and protests seem to have become the norm in 2017 America. With political tensions highly charged between the left and right, unrest and occasionally violence at these gatherings across the country is often expected.

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  9. Donald Trump Jr. defends father's Charlottesville commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | CBS News

    President Trump's eldest son said his father was criticized only because of an "atmosphere of hatred" on the left that the younger Trump blamed on liberal university campuses and traditional media. "He condemned ... the white nationalists and the left-wingers," Trump Jr. said during the annual fundraising gala for Faulkner University, a private Christian university in Alabama.

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  10. The newest story from Mark TwainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | CBS News

    Literary scholars and husband-and-wife children's book illustrators have turned fragments of a long-lost Samuel Clemens story into a book, "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine." Samuel Clemens was already pretty famous and rich when this story begins.

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  11. Arrests made at tense Berkeley rally by conservative groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | CBS News

    Police arrested at least four people Tuesday during a small but tense rally staged by a politically conservative group at the University of California, Berkeley. Amid heavy police presence, the protest was led by Joey Gibson, leader of a group called Patriot Prayer, and supporters including Kyle Chapman, a self-described "American nationalist."

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  12. Milo Yiannopoulos holds short rally at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | CBS News

    Yiannopoulos made a few comments from the steps of Sproul Hall shortly after noon Sunday. He blew kisses, posed for selfies and led a rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" before leaving.

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  13. Milo Yiannopoulos plans to hold rally at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | CBS News

    Milo Yiannopoulos announced he is planning to hold a rally Sunday at the University of California, Berkeley, after a student group who planned a week of events with him pulled out, leading the school to announce the event was cancelled. The announcement only added to a confusing back-and-forth about the "Free Speech Week" event featuring right-wing firebrands.

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  14. Hundreds protest at UC Berkeley as ex-Breitbart editor speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | CBS News

    A phalanx of police and a campus on virtual lockdown Thursday accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal university which has become known more recently for its violent demonstrations between those with opposing viewpoints. . Others held signs protesting the university's decision to host him , while dozens of others later moved in chanting against white supremacy, fascism and President Trump.

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  15. Dozens line up for heavily guarded ex-Breitbart editor's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | CBS News

    Dozens of people lined up Thursday to hear a speech at the University of California, Berkeley that has prompted massive security as officials fear violent demonstrations. Police with riot gear surrounded the plaza in front of Zellerbach Hall, where the former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro is set to speak later Thursday.

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  16. Outcry after officer confiscates California hot dog vendor's moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | CBS News

    A video showing a University of California, Berkeley police officer ticketing a hot dog vendor, rifling through his wallet and confiscating his money has caused an outcry across social media. The incident happened on Saturday outside of a university football game.

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  17. Outcry after officer confiscates hot dog vendor's moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | CBS News

    A video showing a University of California, Berkeley police officer ticketing a hot dog vendor, rifling through his wallet and confiscating his money has caused an outcry across social media. Martin Flores says he was buying food for his children and turned on the camera when an officer stopped the vendor to ticket him for selling food without a permit.

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  18. Black-clad anarchists storm large Berkeley anti-hate rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | CBS News

    Black-clad anarchists on Sunday stormed into what had been a largely peaceful Berkeley protest against hate and attacked at least five people, including the leader of a politically conservative group who canceled an event a day earlier in San Francisco amid fears of violence . The group of more than 100 hooded protesters, with shields emblazoned with the words "no hate" and waving a flag identifying themselves as anarchists, busted through police lines, avoiding security checks by officers to take away possible weapons.

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  19. Tense, peaceful exchanges among protesters at Berkeley ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | CBS News

    Hundreds of protesters gathered in Berkeley on Sunday for a "Rally Against Hate" in response to a planned right-wing protest that raised concerns of clashes and prompted a large police presence. Police set up barricades around a city park where the right-wing rally billed "No to Marxism in America" and a counter protest were underway, with officers checking bags of people and warning them that a long list of items were banned -- including baseball bats, dogs and skateboards and scarves or bandanas to cover their faces.

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  20. State Dept. science envoy resigns in protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | CBS News

    Daniel Kammen, the State Department's science envoy, is resigning from his position in response to President Trump's "attacks on core values of the United States" after the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. "My decision to resign is in response to your attacks on core values of the United States," Kammen wrote in a resignation letter addressed to Mr. Trump and posted to Twitter Wednesday.

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