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The Real Story Behind the Man Who Named the Underground Railroad

The history of the man who coined the term 'underground railroad.'
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Millions of Chinese tourists are going on holiday again. Many of them are headed for Thailand
Thailand's golden beaches, shopping districts and ornate temples are filling with tourists once again and Chinese vacationers are getting an especially VIP welcome under a new visa-free scheme.
Yankees can’t play spoiler for third night in a row in loss to Blue Jays
The Yankees played spoiler for two nights, but could not hold down the Blue Jays forever.
Cardi B annoyed by cleaned up versions of her songs: ‘Sounds like Kidz Bop’
The R-rated rapper doesn't love having to make her explicit hits radio-friendly.
Philadelphia authorities ID American Airlines flight attendant found dead in hotel room with cloth in mouth
An American Airlines flight attendant found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room with a cloth in her mouth was identified by authorities Thursday as Diana Ramos.
JESSE WATTERS: Republicans want Trump
FOX News host Jesse Watters argues former President Donald Trump is the frontrunner in the 2024 race following the second GOP primary debate on "Jesse Watters Primetime."
Iranian vessels shined laser at US attack helicopter over Persian Gulf in unsafe manner, US Navy says
Iranian vessels shined a laser at a US attack helicopter in international airspace over the Persian Gulf on Wednesday in what the US Navy is calling an "unsafe and unprofessional manner."
Florida teen dead from lightning strike on hunting trip with dad
Florida deputies say a teenager died on Wednesday after being struck by lightning while she was hunting with her father, who was injured in the incident.
September 28, 2023 - Russia-Ukraine news
Ukraine said it destroyed more than 30 drones as Russia launched a "massive" attack on southern regions overnight, including in Odesa, an official said.
House Republicans subpoena Hunter and James Biden's bank records
Republicans on the House Oversight Committee have subpoenaed the banking records of President Biden's son and brother -- Hunter and James Biden. The subpoenas request all documents or communications in the bank's possession from the beginning of 2014 to now. Criminal defense attorney Joseph Tully joins CBS News to unpack the move.
California man learns his fate after disgusting encounter with teen girl on cross-country Delta flight
A 52-year-old man from California was sentenced to five years in federal prison after he was convicted of assaulting a 13-year-old girl on a Delta Air Lines flight.
Travis Kelce’s ex Maya Benberry questions ‘genuineness’ of ‘narcissist’ athlete’s romance with Taylor Swift
The life coach, who has accused the NFL star of cheating, recently sent Swifties into a frenzy when she "liked" a comment calling the pop star a "5."
Colorado athletic director sends letter urging students to refrain from 'rushing the field' at home games
Colorado Buffaloes athletic director Rick George wants students and fans to support the football team, but he'd prefer they use some restraint.
Conservatives pitch McCarthy alternatives as ouster talk heats up
Majority Whip Tom Emmer's name has come up, but there's not consensus around any pick at this point.
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Hector Neris allegedly used homophobic slur during Julio Rodriguez incident
Major League Baseball is now looking into the benches-clearing incident.
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Kansas City chiropractor charged with sexually assaulting ‘dozens’ of Amish girls
A Missouri chiropractor spent decades targeting Amish girls and women so he could perform perverted “treatments” on them under the guise of medical exams, prosecutors alleged in disturbing detail Monday. David B. Clark, 70, was charged with five felony sodomy counts and sexual abuse for a series of assaults dating to the at least 1990s,...
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‘Pompous’ Trump ripped over plea for UAW endorsement to union workers at non-union shop 
"I find it odd he’s gonna go to a non-union business to talk to union workers," UAW President Shawn Fain said ahead of Trump's visit. "I don’t think he gets it."
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Florida 3-year-old shoots herself with loaded gun while relative is glued to football game: video
An in-home security camera captured the moment a 3-year-old girl in Florida picked up a loaded handgun and shot herself in the hand while a relative was watching a football game.
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Donald Trump Issues Debate 'Report Card' on GOP Rivals
Trump appeared to give three out of seven candidates passing marks in the GOP primary debate, which he skipped for a second time.
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14-year-old boy arrested after NYPD discovers loaded gun in the back of stolen moped at NYC school
A 14-year-old boy was arrested at a Bronx school on Thursday after police discovered a loaded gun in the back of his moped -- which was stolen, according to police and sources.
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Red Sox ‘furious’ over Curt Schilling sharing Tim Wakefield cancer news
People around the Boston Red Sox and Tim and Stacy Wakefield are beyond furious with Curt Schilling. 
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What are the threats facing American democracy?
President Biden issued several stark warnings about threats to American democracy Thursday in Arizona. CBS News election law expert and political contributor David Becker discusses what stood out from the president's speech.
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Drake shows up at an Atlanta strip club with $250,000 — in a Tupperware container
This isn't the first time the "God's Plan" rapper made it rain.
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Senior West Wing staff learning to do tasks typically done by junior aides as White House braces for shutdown
The White House is continuing to brace for a possible government shutdown this weekend, including making preparations for many junior personnel being furloughed starting on October 1.
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Maniac screams ‘throw yourself onto the tracks’ before randomly shoving elderly man onto roadbed at NYC subway station: NYPD
A 64-year-old man was randomly shoved onto Manhattan subway tracks last week by a deranged attacker who yelled, "throw yourself onto the tracks," police said Thursday.
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Lions' Amon-Ra St Brown met with beer shower upon Lambeau Leap
Detroit Lions wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown celebrated a touchdown with a Lambeau Leap into his own fans, but he was met with a beer shower.
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Missing Kansas cat found in Colorado and reunited with owners after 3 years
The unlikely reunion happened when an animal shelter in Durango, Colorado, worked to track down the microchipped cat's owner after finding her on a road in a nearby town.
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Mom of journalist detained in Russia describes how she is communicating with her son
Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich's mother describes how she communicates with her son through letters he sends from the Russian jail where he's being detained. Gershkovich was arrested in March while on a reporting trip. The FSB, Russia's main security service, accused him of trying to obtain state secrets -- a charge Gershkovich and his employer have strenuously denied.
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House Republicans hold 1st Biden impeachment hearing as shutdown looms
House Republicans held the first hearing of their impeachment inquiry into President Biden on Thursday as the U.S. government inches toward a possible shutdown. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion reports from Capitol Hill.
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Menendez plans Puerto Rico donor retreat amid Democratic fears over his reelection plans
He may be facing bribery charges and calls for his resignation from more than half of his Senate Democratic colleagues. But donors can still hit the links and dine with Sen. Bob Menendez at a luxurious beachside hotel -- for a price.
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Republican candidates step up attacks on Trump at second debate
Seven Republican presidential hopefuls took aim at former President Donald Trump for skipping Wednesday night's debate as they made their case for the Oval Office. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe has the analysis.
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Dodgers plan to let fans watch pre-playoff workout at Dodger Stadium
The Dodgers are looking to increase their intensity ahead of the National League playoffs. They hope letting fans watch a scrimmage will help.
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Likely GOP primary voters share who had best Republican debate performance: Poll
Likely Republican primary voters were polled after the second Republican Debate hosted by FOX Business and thought DeSantis had the best performance.
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Chronic school absences on the rise in 40 states, study finds
Chronic absences in U.S. schools have nearly doubled compared to pre-pandemic levels, according to a recent Stanford University study. Professor Thomas Dee, who authored the study, joins CBS News to discuss possible causes behind the spike and what can be done about it.
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NYC may see 4 inches of rain, significant flooding Friday from Ophelia’s remnants: ‘This is a serious storm’
"The weather models had a hard time determining the severity of the event and they didn't really come online until earlier this morning to show this magnitude of rain so I think a lot of people are going to be caught off guard by it," Fox Weather meteorologist Greg Diamond said.
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Magic Johnson 'just giddy' that Rob Pelinka has made Lakers a title contender
Magic Johnson says Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka has made the Lakers a championship-caliber team that is the "deepest team in the West."
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Newsmax Host Says ‘Firsthand Evidence’ of Biden Corruption Too High a Bar
NewsmaxAfter the first day of House Republicans’ impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, which resulted in a revealing moment in which one of the GOP’s star witnesses admitted he sees no evidence to warrant impeachment, an anchor at the right-wing cable channel Newsmax complained about the “impossibly high bar” of “direct firsthand evidence.”In his opening monologue Thursday night, Rob Schmitt insisted that the impeachment inquiry was actually “wildly credible,” and Democrats were acting out of “desperation” based on their comments during the House Oversight Committee hearing.Schmitt then prefaced a clip of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) questioning each of the GOP’s three witnesses.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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‘Bachelor’ Matt James’ Mom Patty Sent Home During ‘Golden Bachelor’ Premiere
The way I gasped!
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Travis Kelce has cheeky response to Mark Cuban’s Taylor Swift breakup suggestion
Travis Kelce was ready with a quick quip for Mark Cuban.
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18 arrested in protest at McCarthy’s office over shutdown, climate
The protesters were concerned about the shutdown because FEMA is already delaying billions in disaster aid to conserve money in the face of hurricane season.
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UAW set to widen strike barring progress in contract talks
The United Auto Workers union said it will broaden its strike at noon today, unless there is last-minute progress in contract talks with Detroit’s Big Three automakers.
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Does Congress have a path to avoid a government shutdown?
The Senate on Thursday advanced a short-term bill to keep the government open -- but House Republicans say it's dead on arrival. Lawmakers have until Saturday night to avert a shutdown. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane looks at possible paths forward.
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People’s Choice Country: Jessie James Decker, 'Yellowstone's' Lainey Wilson, Kelsea Ballerini shine on carpet
Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen, Hardy, Jelly Roll and Lainey Wilson were nominated for top honors at the first People's Choice Country Awards hosted by Little Big Town.
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‘RHOP’ alum Monique Samuels and ex-husband Chris finalize their divorce
Page Six confirmed in June that the "Love & Marriage: DC" stars were calling it quits after 11 years of marriage. The now-exes share three children.
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'Golden Bachelor' is finally here. Our writers discuss the premiere and charismatic Gerry Turner
ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" premiered on Thursday, introducing America to the retired 72-year-old on a quest for love. Times writers Meredith Blake and Greg Braxton discuss the emotional first episode.
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California sleeping pod business hopes to alleviate affordable housing crisis in the state
Brownstone Shared Housing offers people 3.5 feet wide and 4 feet tall "sleeping pods" for $500 to $900 per month to combat California’s housing crisis.
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Melissa Etheridge is giving fans a piece of her heart on Broadway
‘Melissa Etheridge: My Window’ brings the drama in a concert-style solo show built for Broadway
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The boomer women of ‘The Golden Bachelor’ are ready for some ‘me’ time
The contestants vying for the hand of Gerry Turner on ABC’s “The Golden Bachelor” are here to shatter stereotypes, find love and raise a little hell.
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‘Golden Bachelor’ Might Be Even Raunchier Than Regular ‘Bachelor’
ABCPartway through Thursday night’s long-awaited premiere of ABC’s The Golden Bachelor, America’s first gray-haired Bachelor, Gerry Turner, cracked up the room with a joke: “Ladies, do you realize this is the latest I’ve ever been up in my whole life?”Gerry, a 71-year-old retired restaurateur from Indiana, is the first senior to lead the franchise’s new spin-off. By all accounts, he’s already a huge hit. Thank the gods of romance for that, because longtime citizens of Bachelor Nation and newcomers alike have seemed to be rooting for this show from the beginning—even in spite of the fact that the broader franchise is starting to feel a little creaky in its second decade. Even just a couple minutes into the premiere, it’s easy to see why.Gerry’s openness is undeniable as he tearfully recounted his wife Toni’s tragic, sudden passing after 43 years of marriage. Gerry and Toni shared a “real typical but beautiful life,” he said, and now, “I yearn for the second chance in life to fall in love again. The person who can lay down beside you at night, not have to say anything, and you feel it. That’s love. That’s what I want.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
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