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Bill Cosby
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September 24, 2018 - 6:15 pm
Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more.
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
September 23, 2018 - 11:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a second allegation of sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee put the White House and Senate Republicans on the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone...
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In this image provided by Emory University, Alice Allison Dunnigan, right, interviews screenwriters Arthur Arthur, left, and Virginia Kellogg. Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House and in recognition of her achievements, the Newseum unveiled a statue in her honor on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (Emory University Rare Book Library via AP)
September 21, 2018 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House. In recognition of her achievements, the Newseum unveiled a statue in her honor on Friday. The bronze life-size statue will remain in the Newseum...
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FILE- This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a smartphone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. But the company says the problem specifically involved direct messages or protected tweets sent to businesses and other accounts overseen by software developers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 21, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. But the company says the problem specifically involved direct messages or protected tweets sent to businesses and other accounts overseen by software developers. The issue, which...
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Mike Smeltz/WCBS 880
September 20, 2018 - 6:50 pm
Hundreds of people displaced by Hurricane Florence are still waiting on word when it's safe to go back home.
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AP Photo/John Locher
September 20, 2018 - 3:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets. Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a museum celebrating all things cannabis. Nobody will be allowed to light up at Cannabition when it opens Thursday because...
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(Jerry Jackson /The Baltimore Sun via AP)
September 20, 2018 - 3:23 pm
PERRYMAN, Md. (WCBS 880/AP) -- A shooting at a Maryland warehouse claimed four lives Thursday, including a female suspect who shot herself in the head, authorities said. Several other people were wounded. The suspect was a 26-year-old temporary employee at the Rite Aid distribution center in...
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Florence floods
Mike Smeltz/WCBS880
September 20, 2018 - 9:58 am
A week after the storm, people are still living on cots and wondering when they will be able to return home. But there are some good stories to share and WCBS 880 reporter Mike Smeltz found one in Chapel Hill.
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Emergency personnel arrive on the scene of a shooting at a software company in Middleton, Wis., Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Four people were shot and wounded during the shooting in the suburb of Madison, according to a city administrator. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 9:49 pm
MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a software company in Wisconsin (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Officials at a Wisconsin software company say they're "heartbroken" one of their employees shot four people in the office. WTS Paradigm Marketing Manager Ryan Mayrand said in a statement...
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 Former FBI Director James Comey
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September 19, 2018 - 7:41 pm
Former FBI Director James Comey is weighing in on the president's declassifying of more information from FISA documents that ultimately led to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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