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  • Former St. Paul prep school student says faculty knew about sex tradition

    (CBS News) A former student of the St. Paul's School said the faculty was aware of the "Senior Salute" ritual, in which senior boys tried to meet up with younger female students, according to CBS News.

  • Jimmy Carter addresses cancer diagnosis

    (CBS News) Former President Jimmy Carter said Thursday that the cancer spreading through his body is a form of melanoma, and he'll begin undergoing radiation treatment immediately.

  • Jared Fogle agrees to plead guilty to sex acts with children

    Indianapolis (CBS News) Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle faces five to 12 years in prison after agreeing to plead guilty to receiving child pornography and engaging in sex acts with two minors.

  • Trump willing to spend $1 billion on presidential bid

    (CBS News) When a reporter asked real estate mogul Donald Trump, just outside the Iowa State Fair grounds on Saturday, if he would throw a billion of his own money into the his presidential campaign, he answered without hesitation.

  • Indonesian airliner disappears over remote area

    Jakarta, Indonesia (CBS News) An Indonesian airliner carrying 54 people was missing Sunday after it lost contact with ground control while flying in bad weather on a short flight in the country's mountainous easternmost province of Papua, officials said.

  • Racecar driver killed in crash at Pa. track

    Mechanicsburg, Pa. (CBS News) Sprint car driver James Campbell Jr., 45, was killed Friday night in a crash at Williams Grove Speedway in Cumberland County.

  • New explosions rock site of deadly blasts in China

    Tianjin, China (CBS News) New small explosions rocked a disaster zone in the Chinese port of Tianjin on Saturday, as authorities pulled out an additional survivor and began evacuating the area to clean up chemical contamination nearly three days after massive explosions touched off the crisis.

  • New York state bans powdered alcohol

    (WBNG Binghamton) New York made the move to ban powdered alcohol, or "palcohol," throughout the state.

  • NYC firefighter shot while responding to fire

    New York (CBS New York) A New York City firefighter was shot in the leg Friday morning after a man barricaded himself inside a house, then set fire to it while authorities were trying to serve a warrant, according to CBS New York.

  • Connecticut's top court overturns death sentences in state

    Hartford, Conn. (CBS News) Three years after Connecticut abolished the death penalty for any future crimes, the state's highest court on Thursday spared the lives of all 11 men who were already on death row when the law took effect, saying it would be unconstitutional to execute them.

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