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Some elephants are evolving to have no tusks as a response to brutal poaching

While an elephant's tusks are among its defining features and tools for living, But an increasing proportion of female elephants in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park have been born without them -- an evolutionary response to poaching, some scientists say.
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Malcolm X’s daughter Malikah Shabazz laid to rest in Westchester
Malikah Shabazz, one of Malcolm X's daughters, was laid to rest Saturday. Less than a week after she was found unresponsive in her Brooklyn home.
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Health officials raise concern over Omicron variant's global impact
Global leaders are racing to contain a potentially more dangerous new coronavirus strain that was first discovered in South Africa. On Friday, the World Health Organization officially declared the Omicron strain a "variant of concern." CBS News foreign correspondent Debra Patta has more from Johannesburg on the increased precautionary measures some countries are taking to slow the spread of the virus, then Lana Zak speaks with Dr. Sujan Gogu, a physician who is part of the founding circle of Doctors in Politics, about the dangers of the Omicron variant.
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Bridgehampton squatter leaves artist’s home after public outcry
Lynn Matsuoka, 75, says the man who had been occupying her spare bedroom for 15 months without permission finally packed up and left earlier this month without saying a word.
Republicans Have a Golden Opportunity. They Will Probably Blow It.
The party’s good fortune in avoiding profound punishment for all its follies is the reason those follies will probably continue.
Gunman Opens Fire Aboard Bus in Michigan, Hitting Passengers After Thanksgiving Holiday
Kalamazoo police responded to the "active shooter situation" at a bus station Saturday morning.
Fauci Warns Omicron Could Already Be in U.S. as U.K., Germany, Italy Detect Cases
The new COVID-19 variant had already been detected in Belgium, Israel, and Hong Kong.
High school football star moved from California to North Carolina after state shut down football during COVID
Lucas Lenhoff, a quarterback at Myers Park High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, moved to the state to play after California shut down high school football amid COVID-19, according to a local report.
Lars Eller ‘close’ to playing after missing six games due to coronavius
Capitals Coach Peter Laviolette said he’s “hoping” that Eller can play on Sunday at Carolina.
Lars Eller ‘close’ to playing after missing six games due to coronavius
Capitals Coach Peter Laviolette said he’s “hoping” that Eller can play on Sunday at Carolina.
Islanders games postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak — including Rangers clash
The NHL has postponed Islanders games through Tuesday, the league announced Saturday. The Islanders have “up to eight” players in COVID-19 protocol, the team said in a statement. That would account for two additional cases as of Saturday, with Josh Bailey having returned from protocol. Adam Pelech, Andy Greene, Anders Lee, Kieffer Bellows, Ross Johnston...
Ohio State and Michigan players get into halftime scuffle in tunnel
The fireworks continued in the third quarter as Buckeyes cornerback Cameron Brown ripped the helmet off Wolverines wide receiver Roman Wilson.
Cotton drags WHO for being 'more concerned' about protecting 'feelings' of Chinese gov. than public health
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said in a Saturday tweet that the World Health Organization is more concerned about protecting the Chinese government's "feelings" than public health.
Building in fatal Manhattan fire had no working smoke detectors, suit says
The building also had an inadequate sprinkler system and failed to maintain and/or repair the 33-story structure's electrical systems.
San Antonio restaurant manager donates kidney to save customer's life
Child found wandering alone returned to parents
Kevin Strickland lights KC Mayor's Christmas tree
Man hit by stray bullet, killed on Thanksgiving
Toy drive held for those in the giving spirit
Black Friday shooting at Tacoma Mall left shoppers ‘running for their lives’
Frantic parents with children in their arms fled in every direction during a Black Friday shooting at a packed mall in Washington, witnesses said.
Michigan, Ohio State players involved in heated confrontation in tunnel at halftime
Michigan and Ohio State football players had a heated moment during halftime.
Chris Christie Touts 'Talent' to Be President, Undaunted by Trump Hinting at 2024 Run
The former Republican governor of New Jersey said he's "not ready to retire."
Sleeping man found at Port Authority with weapons, ammo, drugs, knife
The suspect, Francisco Vicente, 36 of Queens, was taken into custody by Port Authority officers shortly after 4:05 a.m. Saturday, sources said.
This cheap gaming chair has become my ultimate WFH accessory — and it's on sale now
The Homall Gaming Chair isn't just a great affordable gaming seat — it's also a solid addition to any home office.
Mother reunited with family in time for holidays after 7 months in hospital
2-mile long drive-thru displays holiday lights
Loose dogs caught on camera killing cat
55-year-old delivers grandchild in New York
Passenger riding in back of truck killed in crash
Deputies and staff served Thanksgiving dinner
LeBron James critical of his performance during Lakers' triple OT loss: 'I've got to do better for this team'
LeBron James gave himself an honest assessment after the Los Angeles Lakers’ triple-overtime loss to the Sacramento Kings on Friday.
Stuck with Thanksgiving leftovers? 5 unexpected ways to serve surplus mashed potatoes
How to turn your leftover mashed potatoes into pancakes, soups and even pizzas.
Fauci says he "would not be surprised" if new COVID variant is in U.S.
"When you have a virus like this, it almost invariably is ultimately going to go essentially all over," Fauci said.
A frightful flight: Man stows away in plane's landing gear on flight from Guatemala to Miami
Man stows away in plane landing gear on American Airlines flight Saturday from Guatemala to Miami. Apparently uninjured he is taken to local hospital.       
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Canadian school cancels ISIS survivor Nadia Murad over Islamophobia fears
Nadia Murad was set to sit down with students from some Toronto schools to talk about her upcoming book, but the school board superintendent pulled the plug on her visit.
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Nine of 10 most popular governors are Republicans, Biden less popular than least popular governor
A new poll shows that nine out of ten most popular governors in the United States are Republicans while President Biden’s approval rating is lower than the country’s least popular governor.
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First lady Jill Biden to unveil the holiday theme and decor for the White House Monday
First lady Jill Biden will reveal the theme and decor for the White House holiday trimmings on Monday, her office announced.
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Omicron Variant Spurs Marjorie Taylor Greene to Attack Doctors Who Won't Prescribe ivermectin
"Ivermectin, the 'Wonder drug' from Japan, has a long safe history of saving lives especially among the poor all over the world," the Republican congresswoman claimed.
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Christina Applegate shares inspiring message on 50th birthday after multiple sclerosis diagnosis
Christina Applegate marked her birthday with a message to her fans months after revealing her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
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NASA launches new mission to defend Earth
A NASA spacecraft is on a mission to test technology that could defend Earth in the future. The spacecraft will deliberately crash into an asteroid to see if it can change its path. CBS News senior space analyst Bill Harwood joins CBSN's Lana Zak with more.
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Barstool advertisers spooked by Dave Portnoy exposé — but execs aren’t worried
As its scandals pile up, corporate advertisers are getting cold feet about Barstool Sports, we're told. But apparently the swashbuckling start-up isn't sweating it.
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News Crew’s Bodyguard Killed by Armed Robbers While Covering Bay Area Robbery
Alameda County Sheriff’s OfficeA California news station suffered a tragic loss Saturday when a security guard died days after being shot by armed robbers as he defended a camera crew reporting on a recent armed robbery. Ex-police officer Kevin Nishita was guarding the KRON4 crew on Wednesday as they covered a recent Oakland robbery. When someone attempted to steal their camera gear, Nishita attempted to block the assailant but was shot in the lower abdomen. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition, while a bystander was treated for shrapnel wounds. Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Reggie Ragland on being Giants’ ‘teddy bear’, Jalen Hurts, friend’s tragic death
Ahead of Sunday’s clash with the rival Eagles, Giants linebacker Reggie Ragland tackles some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby.
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Legendary Michigan player poses question to team before Ohio State game: 'If not now, then when?'
“The Big Game” between Ohio State and Michigan was one of the more important games on the college football schedule this weekend as it could have major playoff ramifications.
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Black Friday protests blame environmental and social challenges on consumerism
A growing number of people are protesting the holiday shopping season, arguing glutinous consumerism is creating environmental and social challenges. CBSN's Lana Zak spoke with senior content writer and style editor for Thred Media, Sofia Phillips, about the movement.
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Mets Bolster Offense With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha
With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha, the run-starved Mets addressed their biggest need while adding some defensive versatility.
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Omar Demands House Leadership Take Action After GOP Rep. Boebert’s Anti-Muslim Remarks
The far-right Trump ally from Colorado implied that Rep. Ilhan Omar is a terrorist.
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Gov. Abbott guarantees lights will stay on in Texas this winter
Gov. Greg Abbott promised Texans that the “lights will stay on” this winter following a near collapse of the state's electrical system last February.
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