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How dangerous are brain-eating amoebas?

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains what you need to know about naegleria fowleri, more commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, found in warm fresh water.
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Man Celebrating 21st Birthday on Boat Drowns After Falling Overboard
Aspiring fashion designer Trevon Darling had planned a birthday celebration for friends and family.
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Joe Manchin Says He's Approached About Switching to GOP Everyday, 'Would Be Much Easier'
"This position, I wouldn't wish it on anybody," Manchin said when asked about all the attention he's received amid reconciliation negotiations.
Jim Caviezel recites Mel Gibson’s ‘Braveheart’ battle cry at QAnon conference
"Fight, and you may die. Run, and you'll live — at least a while," Caviezel recited at the “For God & Country: Patriot Double Down” conference, rallying the far-right crowd to fight for their freedom.
The ‘biggest surprise’ about Bengals becoming NFL’s breakout team
If the playoffs were to start this week, Cincinnati (5-2) would be the top seed in the AFC.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Reflection of You’ On Netflix, A Korean Drama Where An Artist Unravels When The Past Comes Back To Haunt Her
There are more than a few mysteries in the first installment of this K-drama.
Bet on more struggles ahead for Penn State, Boston College
This college football season has been one of the strangest in recent memory. Each week there are several teams that simply do not play well after quality showings the week before.
See why police say they confused Brian Laundrie with his mother
Investigators in Florida confused Brian Laundrie's mother with her son while they were monitoring the family's home in the days after Laundrie's fiancée, Gabby Petito, was reported missing, a police spokesperson said.
Cat's Hilarious Reaction to Halloween Skeleton Cat Viewed 48 Million Times
While the majority of fans found the clip funny, a small minority felt the owner's actions were "mean" and "abuse."
Justice Department announces 150 arrests in operation targeting international darknet opioid trafficking
The Justice Department announced on Tuesday the arrest of 150 individuals accused of participating in international darknet opioid trafficking as part of a law enforcement operation that also resulted in the seizure of weapons, drugs and more than $31 million in cash and virtual currencies.
Blackburn bill would exempt essential workers from firing for defying COVID vaccine mandates
Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn rolled out a measure Tuesday that would protect essential workers from being fired due to federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates, making them exempt from President Biden's executive order.
Meat plant workers at Tyson Foods reach 96 percent vaccination rate
The Arkansas-based meat-processing giant issued an edict on Aug. 3 that required employees to be vaccinated within three months.
Floyd Mayweather backs Nets' Kyrie Irving amid vaccine fallout: 'America is the land of the free'
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. strongly voiced his support for Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving on social media Monday amid his absence from the team over his vaccine status, commending him for “having some integrity and being your own man.”
The Facebook Crisis in India Might Be the Worst Facebook Crisis of All
Facebook didn’t just let misinformation spread in India. It actively granted impunity to the worst offenders.
Christina Haack cozies up to Joshua Hall after ex Tarek El Moussa’s wedding
The "Christina on the Coast" star is focusing on her engagement to Hall just days after her ex-husband married a "Selling Sunset" star.
A parent’s perspective on the ‘troubled teen industry’
Congress needs to create federal standards to protect the vulnerable kids in these programs.
HBO Max Europe — How to Sign Up, Where You Can Watch
HBO Max is going worldwide with HBO Max Europe bringing plenty of new shows and movies to screens outside of the U.S.
Is ‘The Town’ Based on a True Story?
Here's what to know about the origins of Ben Affleck's crime thriller.
Man arrested in vandalism of George Floyd statue
The man allegedly threw gray paint on the statue when it was in New York's Union Square. This is not the first time it had been vandalized.
Sen. Manchin says he’s ‘totally out of sync’ with fellow Democrats
The senator from West Virginia, who has forced Democrats to pare back a social spending package, told reporters that he is ‘just trying to survive’ in a divided Congress
North Atlantic right whale population hits nearly 20-year low
One of the world's most endangered large whale species continues to face declining populations as climate change and humans are "driving this species toward extinction," researchers say.
Sudan’s Prime Minister Is Detained at Home of General Who Led Coup
Protesters demanding civilian rule flooded into the streets of major cities a day after a military takeover. Many schools, banks and shops shut, answering a call for civil disobedience from pro-democracy groups.
Report says January 6 organizers met with several members of Congress, White House officials
A new report from Rolling Stone says organizers behind the January 6 pro-Trump rally in Washington met with Congress members and White House officials for dozens of meetings. CBS News political contributor Molly Hooper joins "CBSN AM" with detail on this and the latest in the House committee's Capitol riot investigation.
Flash flooding explained: What it is and why it's so dangerous
CNN's Jennifer Gray discusses the causes and dangers of flash floods.
Internet Backs Mom Who Refused to Pick up 23-Year-Old After a Night Out
A woman was yelled at by the mother of a 23-year-old for not collecting her son after a night out, and the internet is outraged.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer's handling of Benton Harbor lead pipe crisis slammed in new ad
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s sluggish response to the growing lead-in-water crisis in Benton Harbor, Michigan, has made her the target of a new ad by the Republican Governors Association (RGA).
A lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spam
A search and rescue unit in Colorado says a hiker spent the night in the forest after they "ignored repeated phone calls from us because they didn't recognize the number."
See public reaction to former Princess Mako's wedding
As royal weddings go, the marriage between Japan's now-former Princess Mako and her college sweetheart, Kei Komuro, was remarkably low-key. Amid public skepticism about the union, the pair became the first royal couple to forgo traditional marriage rites in the country's history. CNN's Selina Wang reports.
'Bait' Pup Who Lost Half Her Face to Brutal Dogfights Learns to Love Again in New Home
Haddie was used as "bait," meaning dogfighters would get their mutts to attack her as training.
Halloween pumpkin carving tips for impressive Jack-o'-lanterns
Marc Evan of Maniac Pumpkin Carvers spoke with Fox News about the best way to carve the best pumpkin
Woman makes ‘udder butter’ out of breast milk — and husband loves it
“I don’t know if I’ve ever been more proud. There’s my butter — MY butter, my udder butter,” said the laughing mom.
The little known heart attack that’s striking ‘fit and healthy’ women as young as 22
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) happens when a tear forms in a blood vessel in the heart.
China sees uptick in bird flu cases as experts fear more infectious strain
An uptick in bird flu cases in China this year is alarming virologists who say a more infectious strain of the potentially deadly virus could be spreading. There have been 21 human infections linked to the H5N6 strain of the bird flu in China this year – compared to the five reported in 2020, according to...
Donald Trump Jr. Asks Why Thanksgiving Meal Will Be Most Expensive in History
As prices continue to rise, Trump Jr. referenced an earlier White House tweet that said people would save 16 cents on their Fourth of July barbeques.
2022 Nissan Ariya's Easter Eggs Amplify the Beauty Behind the Bold
The Nissan Ariya electric SUV's design was inspired by Japanese artisans resulting in a new styling direction called Timeless Japanese Futurism.
Portland police chief reacts to this weekend's shooting horror, stresses recruitment for new gun violence unit
Portland’s police chief reacted Monday to this past weekend’s record-breaking gun violence, again stressing the need for his department to recruit officers for its newly resurrected gun violence unit, which over the summer saw little interest from cops a year after the defund police movement.
Hiker lost in woods ignored calls from rescuers because they didn't recognize the number
A hiker missing on a trail at Mount Hubert in Colorado didn't pick up his phone for rescuers because he didn't recognize the number.
Oklahoma Can Go Ahead With Execution of Julius Jones, 4 Others, Judge Rules
Judge Stephen Friot denied a motion for a preliminary injunction that was sought by five death row inmates.
Trump to Launch Video Streaming Service to Compete With 'Woke,' 'Politicized' Programming
The new service is intended to compete with Netflix and Disney+, as well as news outlets like CNN.
Why Can’t I Stream ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ in the United States?
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The painful truth about caregiving: Your determination isn’t enough to save a loved one
After caring for my ill son, my dying husband and my elderly mother, I’ve learned just how little we can control.
911 operators need more training to handle mental health crisis calls. Here's why it matters.
A survey published Tuesday found that few 911 call centers said they have staff trained to handle behavioral health crises.
Day of the Dead calls for pan de muerto. Watch how one bakery makes it.
During the Día de los Muertos season, bakers at La Estrella Bakery in Tuscon, Ariz., mix, knead and decorate hundreds of rich, sweet loaves.
The sound of Constellation Theatre’s ‘Mysticism & Music’ transcends its script
Chinese-dulcimer virtuoso Chao Tian and percussionist Tom Teasley infuse an age-old quest with new energy.
Who Is Gus Johnson? Abelina Sabrina Allegations Explained
Abelina Sabrina shared the heartbreaking story of her ectopic pregnancy on her YouTube channel, and called out the behavior of her ex Gus Johnson.
Dark academia is trending: Here's how to nail the fall fashion trend from TikTok
One particular internet subculture has started developing into a full-fledged fashion trend: dark academia. We broke down dark academia fashion and asked the experts about their favorite ways to style and wear the trend.
'Dancing With the Stars' features horror-themed show and one couple was scary good
"Dancing with the Stars" had a big elimination on Monday's "Horror Night" episode, where the performances were inspired by famous horror movies and television shows,
What charges could the Alec Baldwin, ‘Rust’ crew members face over accidental shooting: legal experts weigh in
The death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of “Rust” may have been an accident, but it’s possible those involved with the incident could still face civil or legal ramifications.