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Massive pack of hungry raccoons taking over San Francisco park
A pack of masked “bandits” is marauding in a San Francisco park. A pack of 14 of the furry critters emerged from the bushes at Golden Gate Park on Thursday, startling a father and son who snapped a picture of the bizarre scene, SFGate reports. “It was so surreal…a posse of bandits…like out of a...
There have already been 8,000 wildfires in California this year. A warm, dry fall forecast threatens to bring more trouble.
Meteorologists throughout California warn of increased fire danger as temperatures soar to triple digits, starting this weekend.
Trump again casts doubt on whether he'll accept election result in latest unfounded attack on voting process
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he's not sure November's election will be "honest" because of the use of unsolicited ballots, extending his baseless assertion that widespread mail-in voting is rife with fraud and again casting doubt on if he will accept the results of the election.
Despite Trump’s Attacks, Both Parties Are Vowing an Orderly Election
President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses has drawn swift blowback
Trump campaigns in Jacksonville, calls for Biden to release list of Supreme Court choices
Trump did not drop any hints about who he will announce as his Supreme Court nominee on Saturday beyond saying the selection will be a woman.
ViacomCBS says probe didn't support claim against CEO Bob Bakish
The company's board said an independent review did not support the allegation, but stressed that it "takes any allegation of this type seriously."
Hotels of Pyongyang: New book takes readers inside North Korean capital's colorful accommodations
For James Scullin, who has North Korea eight times, hotels were the highlight of the trip -- and one of the only ways to get to know locals in a social setting. That's the premise of his new self-published book, "Hotels of Pyongyang."
Seattle Storm surge past Minnesota Lynx for 2-0 series lead in WNBA semifinals
The Storm pulled away from the Lynx 89-79 in Game 2, while the Las Vegas Sun and Connecticut Sun contested Game 3 in their semifinal series.
GOP senator insists court nominee clearly oppose abortion rights to win his vote
In a first, a Republican senator is making it explicit: Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley won't vote for a Supreme Court nominee unless she opposes Roe vs. Wade.
Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd reveals she's welcomed a son; name honors late mother
The 28-year-old "American Horror Story" actress shared the happy news via Instagram on Thursday.
'Trump Was Right' About FBI Scramble to Assemble Russia Evidence After 2016 Win, Texts Claim
"Don't know but people here are scrambling for info to support certain things and it's a mad house," one FBI employee said in a text message to another.
Pac-12 football will resume November 6
University presidents voted unanimously to lift a January 1 moratorium on athletic competition.
Google Services Go Down in Some Parts of U.S.
People experienced outages of services like Gmail, YouTube and Google Meet.
Iowa farmer calls 911 after his wife is found impaled by a common farm tool
On a chilly November morning, a call came in to the Delaware County, Iowa, 911 call center from a frantic Todd Mullis, saying his wife, Amy, was found unresponsive with a corn rake sticking out of her back and he was driving her to the hospital. The farmer said she fell on the farm tool, but is that what really happened?
Donald Trump’s Much-Hyped Health Care Plan Isn’t Much of a Plan at All
President Donald Trump, who has long promised a “beautiful” and “phenomenal” health care plan, announced a series of largely meaningless actions on Thursday during a speech in North Carolina that effectively served as a campaign event. The most tangible proposal Trump unveiled was a vow to send $200 prescription drug discount cards to 33 million…
GOP Senate candidate, a wounded vet, blasts Dem claim he’d end preexisting conditions coverage
A Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Virginia who lost his leg in the Iraq war is pushing back against claims that his criticism of ObamaCare means he opposes protecting health care coverage for people with preexisting conditions.
WATCH: Charles Barkley: 'We Need to Stop the Defund or Abolish Police Crap'
It's not unusual for the NBA on TNT to swerve into the realm of politics, and Thursday night's show was no exception.
Lori Loughlin’s prison offers Pilates, spin class and more as she serves time in college admissions scandal
The famous actress was granted a request to handpick where she wanted to serve out her sentence for her part in the college admissions scandal.
Dricus Du Plessis replaces Rodolfo Vieira, fights Markus Perez at UFC's Oct. 10 event
With Rodolfo Vieira out, former EFC dual-champ Dricus Du Plessis will step in to face Markus Perez at the UFC's Oct. 10 event.        Related StoriesDricus Du Plessis replaces Rodolfo Vieira, fights Markus Perez at UFC's Oct. 10 event - EnclosureKyler Phillips gets UFC debutant Cameron Else as new opponent for Oct. 3 eventKyler Phillips gets UFC debutant Cameron Else as new opponent for Oct. 3 event - Enclosure
WATCH: Unlawful Assembly Declared as Louisville Protesters Break Windows
Protesters descended on Louisville, Kentucky, for the second night Thursday after it was announced Wednesday that no police officers would be charged directly for Breonna Taylor's death.
Patrick Corbin closes book on his Nationals season with a loss to Mets in his final start
The 2019 World Series hero struggled to find a rhythm in the pandemic-shortened season and finishes the campaign 2-7.
Current state of technology and social media in the U.S.
Facebook announced the removal of hundreds of Russian-linked accounts, pages and groups. The Justice Department is trying to force big tech to take responsibility for content on their platforms, while the U.S. government and TikTok remain at odds. Top app makers are rallying against Apple & Google app stores, and Apple is touting new COVID-19 features across all devices. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss all things tech in the U.S.
Japanese American museum, East West Players to receive part of $156-million fund
JANM and EWP are among 20 BIPOC arts organizations receiving "game changer" pandemic funding from a Ford Foundation-led program.
Trump touts return of Pac-12's college football season: 'You're welcome!!!'
Trump called out Pac-12 officials at a White House press briefing last week.
Steele dossier source was investigated by FBI for Russia links, Barr says
WASHINGTON — The primary source of the controversial Steele dossier had previously been investigated by the FBI for contacts to suspected Russian-intelligence officials, according to information released by Attorney General William Barr. The new charge was outlined in a letter sent by Barr on Thursday to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), whose panel...
Claude Trucks, patriarch of musical family that included Allman Brothers Band drummer, dies at 101
Claude Trucks, patriarch of Jacksonville, Florida's musical Trucks family, died Tuesday. He was 101.
David Peterson stymies Nationals to keep Mets’ playoff hopes alive
WASHINGTON — David Peterson’s season is concluding just as it has reached a zenith. The rookie pitcher didn’t even possess a roster spot when summer camp began, but became an integral piece of the Mets’ rotation out of necessity. Now the Mets have to love the potential gem they have unearthed. Thursday night Peterson kept...
Donald Trump Says Critical Race Theory is 'Like a Cancer'
President Donald Trump described critical race theory as a "hateful Marxist doctrine [that] paints America as a wicked nation that seeks to divide everyone by race."
Odell Beckham Jr., Cleveland Browns undaunted in social justice fight after Breonna Taylor ruling
Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was "heartbroken," while Jarvis Landry called the Kentucky grand jury ruling in the Breonna Taylor case "tragic."
Mail ballots headed to mailboxes in Florida ahead of November election
A record number of mail-in ballots are being sent out to Florida voters ahead of the November election, beginning on Thursday.
Florida Governor DeSantis Wants College Students to Keep Partying Amid Pandemic
His comments came a month after Florida State University police arrested seven students for hosting an "open house party" despite COVID-19 rules.
Trump: Biden will get a shot for energy at debate
President Donald Trump claimed Joe Biden will "get a big shot of something" before the upcoming debate for energy. Trump has repeatedly questioned Biden's stamina and mental acuity and has suggested he take a drug test before their debates. (Sept. 25)
Cardi B divorcing Offset to spare herself from being cheated on again
“I didn’t wait until he cheated on me again. I didn’t wait [for] another controversy with him being involved."
'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' turns 45: Every song in the midnight movie musical, ranked
'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' turns 45, and to celebrate we're ranking every song in the cult movie musical starring Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon.
Lancaster Jethawks wage an uphill battle with MLB to keep pro baseball at The Hangar
COVID-19 wiped out the MiLB season and the Lancaster JetHawks are targeted by MLB for contraction, but they haven't given up the fight to play at their stadium.
Time lapse: Golden Gate Bridge glows behind foggy San Francisco bay
This breathtaking time lapse features fog rolling across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
Founder of Rolling Stone magazine expected to cut all ties
The founder of Rolling Stone magazine, Jann Wenner, at the end of the year is expected to sever all ties with the magazine he founded in 1967. Also expected to exit the music mag this year, sources said, is Wenner’s son, Gus Wenner, Rolling Stone’s chief operating officer and an adviser to the board of...
6-month old waterskiing baby goes viral and makes waves
A 6-month old water skiing baby creates waves. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the pros and cons.
ABC's Jonathan Karl: 'A big chunk of the country' believes the press is now 'the resistance'
ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl expressed his concern about how the general public views the press during the Trump era.
Kyler Phillips gets UFC debutant Cameron Else as new opponent for Oct. 3 event
Kyler Phillips has a new opponent for UFC "Fight Island."        Related StoriesKyler Phillips gets UFC debutant Cameron Else as new opponent for Oct. 3 event - EnclosureShane Young: 'Miracle recovery' from spine injury allowed UFC 253 comebackUFC 253's L'udovit Klein proud to be promotion's first Slovak fighter
Chargers eye more from Justin Herbert in second start, namely a win over Panthers
Rookie Justin Herbert was impressive in his NFL debut, but coach Anthony Lynn eyes improvement that includes a win in second start.
Second Arrest Made in Execution-Style Murder of North Carolina 5-Year-Old
Five-year-old Cannon Hinnant, who was killed execution-style on August 9, 2020, was reportedly shot in front of his two siblings.
Federal court rejects Trump campaign's effort to stop Nevada's mail ballot plan
Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford joined "Red and Blue" to discuss a federal judge's decision to reject the Trump campaign's attempt to stop Nevada's new mail ballot law.
Meaningless, misleading talk is invading sports broadcasts
Ah, to sleep, perchance to miss it all. During the first half of Sunday’s Niners-Jets game, a large graphic appeared to promote the halftime show that would include, “Steelers Host Winless Broncos.” Winless Broncos? The Broncos were 0-1. Half the NFL’s teams were winless! No matter, play-by-play man Brandon Gaudin dutifully parroted the “winless” graphic...
Kyle Rittenhouse, Facebook and militia groups facing lawsuit over fatal shootings at Jacob Blake protest
A civil rights lawsuit was filed this week against suspected shooter Kyle Rittenhouse, Facebook and self-styled militia groups the "Kenosha Guard" and "Boogaloo Bois," after two people were killed and a third was seriously wounded during an August protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg donated a collar to the Jewish museum of Tel Aviv
Ginsburg and Sandra Day O'Connor adopted the collar as a pushback against masculine judicial styles.
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McEnany rips CNN's Brianna Keilar, suggests 'appalling' rhetoric led to shooting of Louisville cops
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany blasted CNN anchor Brianna Keilar Thursday over comments she made in response to the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case, suggesting Keilar's rhetoric led to Wednesday night's shooting of two Louisville police officers. 
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California's largest single wildfire spawned two massive firenados -- one was an EF2
California's Creek Fire is not only the largest single wildfire in the state known for huge and destructive blazes, it spawned two rare firenados a day after the fire started earlier this month.
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