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Hurricane Matthew swirls up Florida coast
The eye of Hurricane Matthew will likely hit the Florida coast sometime Thursday night. CBS Boston chief meteorologist Eric Fisher has the forecast.
Final preps for hurricane along Fla. coast
The Red Cross has set up nearly 50 shelters in Florida, enough space for thousands of people who evacuated their homes. Scott Pelley reports from Forest Hill High School in West Palm Beach, where he spoke to some of the evacuees.
Slain CBS News crew honored in London ten years later
It has been ten years since CBS cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan were killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq. Senior foreign correspondent Mark Phillips shared his thoughts at a memorial service in London.
Clinton's poll numbers up as candidates prep for second debate
As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton prepare for their second debate, new polls show Clinton surging ahead in key battleground states like Florida, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Meanwhile, thirty former Republican members of Congress released a letter calling Trump unqualified for the presidency. Major Garrett reports.
CDC and FDA leaning toward resuming J&J vaccine, sources say
A decision is expected Friday, more than a week after the vaccine's distribution was paused following reports of rare but dangerous blood clots in eight people under the age of 50.
Daytona Beach prepares for Hurricane Matthew
Local officials in Daytona Beach worry that the storm could collapse the Main Street Pier. At sunset Thursday, all four bridges to the island will close to arriving traffic. Most of the 15,000 residents have left, but not all. Mark Strassman has more.
Outer bands of Matthew hit South Florida
The outer bands of Hurricane Matthew hit the southern coast of Florida with torrential rain and gusty winds. Beaches closed and businesses boarded up windows. Manuel Bojorquez has more.
Florida braces for Hurricane Matthew
The Southeast is being threatened by its most powerful hurricane in more than a decade. Matthew is about 100 miles offshore and is expected to make landfall on the Space Coast of Florida. Forecasters say that the storm surge may reach nine feet and bring major flooding. Scott Pelley reports.
Afghanistan veteran debuts double arm transplant
Six years after he lost all his limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan, John Peck has human arms again. Peck is one of only 25 people in the world to receive a double-arm transplant. David Martin has more.
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Teams opting to forfeit rather than play Washington H.S. football team
Archbishop Murphy High School in Washington has a good football team. So good that nobody wants to play them. Carter Evans reports.
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America's vice presidential debate history
The vice presidential debate tonight will be the tenth since 1976, when Bob Dole and Walter Mondale faced off. Chip Reid shares some historical American debate moments.
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Will Hurricane Matthew affect U.S.?
Will Hurricane Matthew have a direct effect on the East Coast? Chief meteorologist Eric Fisher from CBS station WBZ in Boston has more.
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Tim Kaine and Mike Pence prepped for VP Debate
The first VP debate will be held in Tim Kaine's home turf of Virginia. Mike Pence and Tim Kaine are experienced debaters and have served a combined total of 38 years in government. Both men have been immersed in prepping for the better part of the week and are prepared to talk up the boss. Nancy Cordes has more.
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Donald Trump defends his use of tax code
Donald Trump was unapologetic Monday after the New York Times reported that he claimed a business loss of nearly $916 million on his 1995 tax returns. Those losses could have shielded him from paying federal income taxes for years. Trump has not released any of his tax returns and a Trump lawyer has threatened legal action for unauthorized publication of his records, reports Major Garrett.
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Forecasting Matthew
Once Hurricane Matthew moves out of the Caribbean, could it pose a threat to the East Coast? Meteorologist Eric Fisher from CBS Boston has more on that.
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Haiti and Cuba in Hurricane Matthew's path
Jamaica has felt Hurricane Matthew's outer bands all weekend, striking fear of its fury into residents. Kingston, the nation's capital with almost 600,000 people, is a virtual ghost town. But it now looks like the storm will more directly impact Haiti and Cuba, where 350,000 Cubans have been evacuated. Mark Strassmann is tracking the storm.
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How will Trump's taxes affect the election?
Donald Trump's poll numbers took a big hit following the first debate with Hillary Clinton. Will they fall further following the report on his tax returns? CBS News political director John Dickerson has more.
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Hillary Clinton turns Trump's financial losses to her political gain
Donald Trump's tax revelations gave Clinton a chance to chip away at his biggest selling point, his business acumen. Clinton and top Democrats quickly cut ads to capitalize on the news they had been anticipating for months. Nancy Cordes has more.
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Robotic pizza restaurant opens in California
A pizza place in California is getting automated, with robots doing a good part of the pizza making. Carter Evans has more.
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Stepping into the experience of a refugee
More than 65 million people around the world are displaced as refugees. A new interactive exhibit attempts to show what life is like for these people. Heba Kanso has more.
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Creepy clown craze raising concerns
Creepy Clown sightings are happening across the country and are raising concerns that the trend will grow as Halloween approaches. Jamie Yuccas has details.
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Pope visits mosque in Azerbaijan
Pope Francis visited a mosque Sunday as part of his visit to the majority Muslim nation of Azerbaijan. The Vatican sees the country as a symbol of religious tolerance. Seth Doane has more.
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Suspect, 14, in custody following South Carolina school shooting
Townville, South Carolina, is reeling following the death of a six-year old-boy three days after he was wounded at a school playground in a shooting. A 14-year-old suspect has been arrested. Meg Oliver has details.
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Hurricane Matthew heads north through the Caribbean
Hurricane Matthew is roaring across the Caribbean powered by 145 mile winds and is expected to drop more than three feet of rain in Haiti. The U.S. Navy Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba currently is evacuating the family members of sailors and U.S. government workers in the area. Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer is tracking the storm in Miami.
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Expiring passports make problems for international travelers
If you're planning to travel out of the country in the near future, we have some important information about your passport. Danielle Nottingham reports.
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Wells Fargo scandal may be sign of larger problem
It was another tough week for top executives at Wells Fargo. The bank's CEO was grilled again on Capitol Hill over allegations that Wells Fargo opened millions of accounts without customers' permission in order to reach aggressive sales targets. Omar Villafranca reports.
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Woman who took inspirational road trip dead at 91
A woman from Michigan named Norma Bauerschmidt made headlines around the world last year when she set out on an inspirational road trip. She died at the age of 91. Marlie Hall has her remarkable story.
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Warplanes continue brutal assault on Aleppo
Syrian and Russian warplanes are continuing their brutal assault on Syria's largest city, Aleppo. At least two bombs hit a hospital in a neighborhood held by anti-government rebels. Jonathan Vigliotti has more from London.
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U.S. government gives up "internet address book"
The U.S. government gave up control of the so-called "internet address book." No one owns the internet, but for nearly 20 years the government has controlled the official list of every website address. Tony Dokoupil explains how the change might impact the internet.
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Donald Trump opens new line of attack on Hillary Clinton
With the election nearly five weeks away Donald Trump is opening a new line of attack on Hillary Clinton - targeting former President Bill Clinton's past infidelity. Trump tells the New York Times Clinton is "nasty" but that he can be even nastier. Errol Barnett reports.
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