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  1. What it takes to overhaul a historic 90,000-ton warshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | CBS News

    One of the most recognized ships in the U.S. Navy is ready for service again after a massive overhaul. The USS Abraham Lincoln just finished a four-year, $4 billion makeover in Virginia.

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  2. Abandoned car found in search for missing infant, momRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | CBS News

    The vehicle driven by a Virginia mother who went missing with her infant daughter has been found abandoned, CBS affiliate WTKR reports. Keir Johnson, 34, and her 8-month-old daughter, Chloe, remain missing.

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  3. One person who could replace James ComeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | CBS News

    In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo Dana Boente, First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va. Boente, the man appointed to serve as acting attorney general after his predecessor refused to defend President Trump's travel ban, has a reputation for providing steady leadership in difficult situations and was described by then-Attorney general Loretta Lynch as one of the Justice Department's "consummate utility players."

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  4. $12.9B U.S. Navy aircraft carrier heads out to sea for testRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | CBS News

    The first of the U.S. Navy's new class of aircraft carriers has headed out to sea. The USS Gerald R. Ford embarked Saturday on the first of its sea trials to test various state-of-the-art systems.

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  5. Today in Trump: March 3, 2017Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | CBS News

    In an effort to highlight his push for school vouchers , President Trump will visit St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando on Friday to participate in what the White House is calling a "listening session." The visit follows up on the president's nod to education reform in his address to Congress Tuesday , when he labeled education "the civil rights issue of our time."

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  6. Fact-checking Trump's comments on the size of the NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | CBS News

    A look at some of his statements from the Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion aircraft carrier being built in Newport News, Virginia: THE FACTS: Pentagon leaders have said for years that the U.S. already has the world's best weaponry and military equipment. They sometimes claim the U.S. is in danger of losing its advantage unless the Congress continues to spend heavily to develop and build new generations of weapons.

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  7. New warship "poster child for how you don't build a ship," says ex-Navy secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | CBS News

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va., -- President Trump wore a U.S. Navy cap and flight suit when he visited a shipyard in Newport News, Va., to pitch his plan on increasing military spending dramatically . President Donald Trump at the the soon-to-be-commissioned Navy warship the USS Gerald R. Ford on Thursday, March 2, 2017.

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  8. Trump weighs in on Jeff SessionsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | CBS News

    Donald Trump says he still has confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as lawmakers call on Sessions to recuse himself from probes into Russian contacts by Trump campaign associates. Asked directly about whether he still had confidence in Sessions, Mr. Trump replied, "Total."

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  9. "Corrective measures" taken after Trump flag display, Navy saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | CBS News

    The Navy has found that members of a special warfare unit violated regulations when their military vehicle displayed a Donald Trump presidential campaign flag while training in Kentucky. Lt. Jacqueline Maxwell released a statement this week that said "corrective measures were taken with each individual based on their respective responsibility."

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  10. Donald Trump speaks in Newport News - live updatesRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | CBS News

    He'll speak aboard the U.S.S. Gerald Ford, a soon-to-be-commissioned Navy warship that cost almost $13 billion and faced delays in its construction. He will also tour the vessel.

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  11. Today in Trump: March 2, 2017Read the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | CBS News

    At 2 p.m., Mr. Trump will deliver remarks aboard the U.S.S. Gerald Ford, which is docked at Newport News, Virginia . It's the lead ship in her class of U.S. Navy supercarriers and is expected to be commissioned later this year, with a full maiden voyage planned for 2019.

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  12. Class clown: Cops say teen asked "clown" to kill teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | CBS News

    Authorities say a 13-year-old girl in Virginia asked a person posing as a clown on social media to kill one of her teachers. Hampton police said in a news release Monday that the teenager asked the person to kill a teacher at Davis Middle School.

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