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Brett Gardner scratched from Yankees lineup with sore knee

Brett Gardner was scratched from Sunday’s lineup with a sore left knee, according to Aaron Boone, adding to the injury issues the Yankees have faced throughout the season — especially with their outfielders. Boone expected Gardner to be available Sunday and that the soreness was the product of wear and tear. He was replaced in...
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DJ LeMahieu proving to be Yankees’ biggest difference maker
They have lost Giancarlo Stanton for who knows how long due a problem with a hamstring that supports a ripped upper body. Aaron Judge, who led the AL in homers with nine and RBIs with 20 going into Thursday’s action, missed Wednesday’s game due to lower-body tightness. Aaron Boone was hopeful he would get Judge...
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Amy Schumer says she 'can't be pregnant ever again,' has 'thought about a surrogate'
Pregnancy was tough on Amy Schumer, so she's taking precautions.
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Dolly Parton makes rare political statement in support of Black Lives Matter
"Of course black lives matter. Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No!"
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Kenya elephant population has more than doubled in last three decades, officials say
Kenya’s elephant population has doubled in the last three decades, in part due to a crackdown on poachers and ivory smugglers, authorities announced at an event marking World Elephant Day Wednesday.
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Chicken wings from Brazil tested positive for COVID-19? Yes. But there's no evidence of food transmission, experts say.
According to the World Health Organization: "Coronaviruses cannot multiply in food; they need an animal or human host to multiply."       
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Hand Sanitizers Made in Texas, 3 Other States Now on FDA's Do-Not-Use List
Hand sanitizers made in these four states, plus China, have been added to the list of "do-not-use" hand sanitizers that is now at more than 150, the FDA says.
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Baseless birther attack on Kamala Harris shows how Trump is struggling to define her
Ever since Kamala Harris was named as Joe Biden's running-mate, President Trump and Republicans have lobbed scattershot, contradictory attacks that have focused on her race and gender -- and now her citizenship.
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France sends forces into eastern Mediterranean to quell tensions between Greece, Turkey
Emmanuel Macron on Thursday ordered French forces into the eastern Mediterranean where tensions have been rising between Greece and Turkey over disputed waters.
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Michael Cohen offers preview of tell-all Trump book: 'I know where the skeletons are buried'
Michael Cohen offered a taste of what to expect in his anti-Trump tell-all book "Disloyal, A Memoir: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump."
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In CA: How Kamala Harris got the call, and will the Legislature extend eviction limits?
Plus: School looks different depending on which county you're in. And crowds are flooding into parks.        
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Musicians sue 'The Voice' producer for not paying wages
The American Federation of Musicians filed a federal lawsuit against the maker of "The Voice," alleging the popular program short changed its members.
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Howard University's history of producing trailblazing Black leaders on display with Harris pick
Sen. Kamala Harris' selection as the first Black woman to be named to a major party's presidential ticket has brought attention to her alma mater, Howard University, one of the country's most prominent historically Black universities.
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Kelly Clarkson fires back after troll says her 'marriage didn't work' due to busy schedule
Kelly Clarkson defended her work-life balance after a social media troll said her "marriage didn't work" because of Clarkson's hectic schedule.       
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NCAA Says No Championships This Fall, Except Maybe Football
There are not enough schools participating because of coronavirus cancellations and season postponements.
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2024 Presidential Election Could Be Between Andrew Cuomo and Mitt Romney
A new poll suggests that a somewhat unlikely race between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Mitt Romney is favored by voters queried about the 2024 presidential election.
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Chris Evans hopes to make a 'broader impact' with website
Known for his withering tweets about President Donald Trump, "Captain America" star Chris Evans says he's hoping to make a "broader impact" with a new civic engagement website and app. (Aug. 13)       
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Alcatraz Island reopens Monday
Ferry service to the island resumes as well.
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UFC 252 video: Stipe Miocic, Daniel Cormier face off for first time before trilogy bout
Big-fight vibes were in the air for the first faceoff between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier ahead of their trilogy.        Related StoriesUFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3 press conference live stream (8 p.m. ET)UFC 252 'Embedded,' No. 4: Daniel Cormier tries to not 'continue sucking' at golfHow an autograph snub by an NBA star helped Daniel Cormier deal with future fame 
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Texas Gov Says Austin's Police Budget Cut 'Paves the Way for Lawlessness'
"Public safety is job one, " said Texas Governor Greg Abbott about the budget cuts, "and Austin has abandoned that duty."
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Madonna set to fly to Jamaica for weekend-long 62nd birthday bash
BFF and longtime manager Guy Oseary is, however, skipping due to the pandemic.
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No regrets? Looking back at the derailed trade between the Dodgers and Angels
Would the near trade of Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling from the Dodgers to the Angels for Luis Rengifo have had an impact this season?
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British playhouse listed on Airbnb as a joke, gets real customer
A children-sized playhouse was listed on Airbnb as a joke in Ludgershall, England, a family actually booked it for a weekend at around $653.35.
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Dustin Jacoby set to make UFC return vs. Justin Ledet on Oct. 31
A Halloween event is on tap for the UFC in 2020.        Related StoriesHow an autograph snub by an NBA star helped Daniel Cormier deal with future fameCynthia Calvillo, Lauren Murphy agree to fight at UFC 254Youssef Zalal happy to continue taking short-notice fights: 'That's where I thrive' 
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Economist lays out case for reparations that would cost US gov’t $12T
A noted economist has laid out a roadmap for how the U.S. could make reparations to the descendants of slaves — and estimates it would cost between 10 and 12 trillion dollars to right the historic injustice. Duke University professor William Darity Jr. and his wife, the writer A. Kirsten Mullen, co-authored a report making...
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Phoenix Suns beat Dallas Mavericks to move to 8-0 in NBA bubble
The Phoenix Suns await their playoff fate after beating the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday to move to 8-0 in the NBA bubble.        
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Gayle King Talks Anchorman in the Toyota Green Room
In this week's edition of "Sounds of the Toyota Green Room," CBS News Senior Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger talks holiday shopping apps. Gayle King talks about the power of "Anchorman 2's" social media marketing, and what she thought about the original "Anchorman" movie.
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Will new marketing tactic help "Anchorman 2" at the box office?
Will Ferrell has appeared as Ron Burgundy in several advertisements and viral videos, including a local newscast in North Dakota. Editor of Advertising Age, Abbey Klaassen, and Vanity Fair digital director, Mike Hogan join "CBS This Morning" to discuss if this marketing strategy will help the film when it hits the box office in a few weeks.
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Celebrity chef admits to cocaine use
Nigella Lawson, the British celebrity chef known for her popular cooking shows, admitted that she has used cocaine but denies being an addict. She's testifying at a fraud trial against her former employees. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
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Christmas light fight unites neighbors against Calif. county rules
A fight over Christmas lights in one Orange County, California, town has some residents wondering if the Grinch is in town. KCAL's Brittney Hopper reports.
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Bachmann: Iran agreement "very disturbing"
After a briefing on the interim nuclear agreement with Iran, House GOP lawmakers condemned the deal, with Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., saying the administration's case was "unconvincing," and Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., accusing the administration of "naivete."
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Argentina's 2nd largest city rocked by looting
One person is dead and dozens have been injured after a wave of looting and unrest rocked Argentina's second-largest city, Cordoba. Police officers are demanding better salaries, and remained confined to their barracks as supermarkets were gutted.
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Beached whales struggle to survive in Fla. Everglades
Officials are working to rescue dozens of whales stranded in Everglades National Park. The short-finned pilot whales were discovered Tuesday afternoon and several have already died.
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D.C.'s holiday season kicks off with Capitol tree lighting
House Speaker John Boehner and 6-year-old Giovani Gaynor kicked off Washington, D.C.'s holiday season with the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree. The tree is an 88-foot Engelmann spruce from Washington state.
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Havana flooded after three days of torrential rain
Torrential rains pelted the city of Havana, Cuba, for three days, leaving behind flooded streets and crumbling homes. In all, 227 buildings had collapsed totally or partially, killing two people. Portia Siegelbaum reports.
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Woman on a mission to find stolen dog
A recently burglarized New Orleans woman didn't just have her possessions stolen, her prized two-year-old Yorkshire Terrier was taken as well. Now, Maisha Nash is on a mission to track down her missing dog Tinsel. Maisha Nash from WWL-TV reports.
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W.H.: New sanctions will "undermine" efforts in Iran talks
Spokesman Jay Carney says Iran and other allies might think the U.S. is negotiated a six-month deal in bad faith if Congress passes new sanctions.
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L.A.'s positive train control system on track in wake of deadly 2008 crash
The Metro-North commuter train crash that killed four people and injured dozens more came just two years before the federal government's deadline for railroads to install automatic slowdown technology, or what's known as a positive train control system. Train operators in Los Angeles will begin testing the system next month. Bill Whitaker reports.
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Gitmo prisoners case against CIA goes to EU court
The case of two terror suspects who claim they were tortured in a secret CIA prison in Poland has reached Europe's Human Rights Court. The case involves a Saudi national accused in the deadly al-Qaeda attack on the USS Cole in 2000, and a Palestinian man who has never been charged with a crime. CBS News' Tina Kraus reports.
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Watch Epic's parody of Apple's iconic "1984" commercial
The video comes as part of a dispute between Apple and the maker of the wildly popular game Fortnite
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ADP: Private businesses added 215K jobs in November
Payroll processor ADP released its November employment report today, which may provide clues about Friday's jobs report from the Labor Department. It shows U.S. businesses added the most jobs in a year, thanks to heavy hiring in the manufacturing and construction industries.
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Man sets R.V. on fire by dowsing it with gas after a family fight
A man has been arrested and accused of attempted murder after throwing gasoline on an R.V. and setting it on fire with his father-in-law and wife inside. Surveillance video shows Ricky Luppino telling his son-in-law, Joshua Ford, to leave a motor home after a family fight. Ford is then seen grabbing a 5-gallon tank of gasoline, throwing it on the R.V., and setting it on fire with his wife and father-in-law inside.
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Obama: Income inequality "the defining challenge of our time"
President Obama says Americans' frustration with government goes beyond recent bickering to a sense that economic opportunity and mobility is diminishing.
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Paul Walker gave a generous $9K gift to a military couple
Kristen and Kyle Upham share their story of how the "Fast & Furious" star bought them a $9,000 ring after running into him at a high-end jewelry store
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College applicants using LinkedIn to gain edge
With college application deadlines just around the corner, high school seniors are looking for new ways to impress admissions departments. Many students are turning to LinkedIn to show off their accomplishments and gain an edge over fellow applicants. CNET's Sumi Das reports.
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Parole for Iowa murderer dying of breast cancer?
Kristina Fetters, Iowa's youngest murderer, was sentenced to life without parole at the age of 14. A Supreme Court ruling recently declared her sentence unconstitutional. With Fetters now dying of breast cancer, a parole hearing has been scheduled to possibly allow her to die on the outside. Amanda Lewis from KCCI-TV reports.
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Obama: "We've learned not to make wild promises" on health care
Standing beside Americans who support the Affordable Care Act or have already benefitted from it, President Obama vowed to "make it work for all Americans."
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Obama "personally engaged" in freeing Alan Gross from Cuba, W.H. says
White House spokesman Jay Carney says he doesn't know whether the president has seen the letter penned by a U.S. government contractor jailed in Cuba, in which he expressed fear that the United States had "abandoned" him.
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Matthew McConaughey grills Dr. Fauci in interview on COVID-19
Matthew McConaughey interviewed Anthony Fauci, the nation’s famed infectious disease expert, for 40 minutes on Instagram Thursday.
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