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  1. Did Guatemala volcano emergency response cost lives?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | CBS News

    ESCUINTLA, Guatemala -- Prosecutors in Guatemala are investigating if the country's emergency response agency was negligent in their response to the , or "volcano of fire," last Sunday. At least 109 people were killed and nearly 200 are believed to be missing.

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  2. "In dire need of action:" High-tide flooding doubles over last 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | CBS News

    High-tide flooding is happening across the United States at twice the rate it was just 30 years ago, according to a new report , which predicts records for such flooding will continue to be broken for decades as sea levels rise. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday that high-tide flooding, sometimes called sunny-day or "nuisance flooding," tied or set records last year in more than a quarter of the 98 places the agency monitors around the country.

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  3. How homeowner's insurance costs vary wildlyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | CBS News

    Do you need to shop for homeowner's insurance? That depends -- on where you live. If you reside in Missoula, Montana, shopping won't save you much, but homeowner's insurance doesn't cost much there, either.

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  4. Police release disturbing photo in rare step to ID slain childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | CBS News

    Investigators made the rare move Tuesday in hopes of generating new leads in the case of the child they're calling "Little Jacob." CBS News is taking the unusual step of publishing the photo below because of the circumstances of the case and the police decision to release the image.

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  5. Police make gruesome find after hearing "moaning" in hotel roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | CBS News

    A mother, father and their two young sons were shot to death early Monday at a Southeast Texas beachfront hotel in what police are investigating as a triple killing followed by a suicide in which the woman was the shooter. CBS affiliate KHOU reports Flor de Maria Pineda, husband Mauricio Morales, their 10-year-old son Mauricio, Jr. and 5-year-old son David all died on the eighth floor of the San Luis hotel in Galveston Monday.

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  6. a Navy commander sentenced for role in "Fat Leonard" bribery scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | CBS News

    The crew of the USS Gabrielle Giffords stands at the ready prior to the commissioning ceremony on Sat., June 10, 2017, in Galveston, Texas. The U.S. Navy commissioned the warship named for former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , a gun violence survivor, making it the third Navy ship ever to be named after a living woman.

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  7. Flesh-eating bacteria from Harvey debris kills Texas manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | CBS News

    GALVESTON, Texas -- Health officials say the death this month of a 31-year-old Galveston man is the result of Hurricane Harvey because he was doing repair work to clean up from the storm when he contracted a Josue Zurita went to the hospital Oct. 10 with a serious infection to his arm. He died six days later.

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  8. Texas man dies of infection from Harvey cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | CBS News

    GALVESTON, Texas -- Health officials say the death this month of a 31-year-old Galveston man is the result of Hurricane Harvey because he was doing repair work to clean up from the storm when he contracted a Josue Zurita went to the hospital Oct. 10 with a serious infection to his arm and died six days later. Dr. Philip Keiser with the Galveston County Health District says bacteria from Harvey debris or floodwater entered the man's body through a wound or cut.

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  9. Mystery as unidentified boy found dead on Galveston beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | CBS News

    Police are asking for the public's help identifying a young boy whose body washed up on a beach in Southeast Texas. Galveston police say the boy, aged 3 to 5 years, was found Friday evening and that no one has reported a child missing.

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  10. Royal Caribbean sued over Hurricane Harvey cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | CBS News

    Royal Caribbean is being sued for allegedly pressuring passengers booked on a cruise into traveling to Houston even as Hurricane Harvey was set to strike the region, or risk losing the ability to get a refund on their tickets. Royal Caribbean's "Liberty of the Seas" had a scheduled voyage from Galveston, Texas, to Cozumel, Mexico, from Aug. 27 through Sept.

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  11. Deadliest hurricanes in U.S. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | CBS News

    Hurricane Floyd killed 56 people in September 1999. The storm, which hit North Carolina as a Category 2 before making its way up to New England, led to the third largest evacuation in U.S. history.

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  12. Catastrophic flooding in Texas from HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | CBS News

    Vehicles drive through a flooded street as the effects of Hurricane Harvey are seen August 26, 2017 in Galveston, Texas. Hurricane Harvey left a trail of devastation Saturday after the most powerful storm to hit the U.S. mainland in over a decade slammed into Texas, destroying homes, severing power supplies and forcing tens of thousands of residents to flee.

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  13. Galveston, Texas is in danger of serious storm surgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | CBS News

    With several feet of rain and high winds bearing down on coastal Texas, major flooding is expected to cause extensive damage.

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  14. Hurricane Harvey: How homeowners should prepareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | CBS News

    Julie Rochman has seen her share of hurricanes. As president of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, her job includes predicting and assessing the kind of storm damage that experts fear Hurricane Harvey is about to inflict on Texas.

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  15. Houston refineries, major port brace for Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | CBS News

    Houston is also a major port, and the home of a multi-billion dollar petrochemical industry. As Houston starts to feel the first effects of Hurricane Harvey, the comparisons to Hurricane Ike in 2008 have already begun.

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  16. Texas braces for Tropical Storm HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | CBS News

    A hurricane warning was issued overnight for much of the Texas coast. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to become a hurricane before making landfall sometime Friday night or Saturday morning.

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  17. Cop who passed out, crashed was exposed to carbon monoxideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | CBS News

    Police in Massachusetts say an officer who passed out behind the wheel of his cruiser and crashed has tested positive for exposure to carbon monoxide . Auburn Police Chief Andrew Sluckis said Wednesday both the cruiser and officer had tested positive for the gas.

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