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Lawyer who took on tobacco industry turns to opioids fight

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Mike Moore calls himself a "country lawyer from Mississippi." Don't believe it

Suspect in deadly shooting spree now in police custody

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Police say Radee Prince killed three and wounded two at a Maryland business, then committed another crime on the run Wednesday

WH Press secretary says there's no recording of Trump's call with widow

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Sanders did not refute the claim from a member of Congress that the president said the slain soldier "knew what he signed up for"

Rick Perry calls fallen soldiers phone call controversy "asinine"

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On "The Takeout" this week, the Energy secretary weighed in on the argument begun by the president about contacting the families of fallen troops

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California wildfires could leave behind toxic mess

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Officials are urging people to stay inside, especially children and those with lung problems

Cops: Uncle confessed to drowning autistic boy in bathtub

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Family says the suspect is also autistic and may not understand the legal process

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NFL commissioner says players should stand for anthem

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"We believe everyone should stand for the national anthem. That's an important part of our policy," Roger Goodell said

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"I could feel his warmth": Gold Star families open up on presidents

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Amid consolation call controversy, family members of the fallen give details on interactions with Trump, Obama, Bush

Jeff Sessions says special counsel has not interviewed him

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The attorney general, testifying before Congress, also defended Trump's firing of Comey and refused to divulge any of his private conversations with Trump

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Mother of slain soldier: Trump showed "disrespect"

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President strongly disputes congresswoman's account of the call, but soldier's mother says "the statement is true"

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Olympic champ says she was abused by gymnastics doctor

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Maroney posted a statement to Twitter early Wednesday morning with the hashtag #MeToo

Manhunt underway after 3 killed at Md. office shooting

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Police are searching for a suspect after a shooting at an industrial park northeast of Baltimore

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Oprah says Weinstein scandal is "triggering a lot of unreleased pain"

The "60 Minutes" special contributor is calling it a "watershed moment"

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"I saw the blood": Vegas hotel guard describes encounter with gunman

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Jesus Campos was the first person to confront gunman Stephen Paddock on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel

Congresswoman: Trump told soldier's widow he "knew what he was getting into"

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Trump denies her account; U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was in car with widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, when Trump called

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Oprah Winfrey goes inside Pelican Bay State Prison

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In her second 60 Minutes story, Oprah Winfrey goes inside one of America's most notorious prisons to report on the use of solitary confinement

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Inside the FBI operation to rescue kids from sex trafficking

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So far, 84 kids have been recovered and 120 alleged traffickers have been arrested this year

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Trump backs off support of deal continuing Obamacare subsidies

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Hours after speaking highly of bipartisan accord, he said it gives bailouts to insurance companies

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NFL commissioner addresses media amid national anthem protests

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Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said the session was "constructive" while Colts defensive called it "positive"

Trump claims he's done more than any president in 9 months

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President Trump continues to push his tax proposal, facing a Congress with lots of questions

Wednesday, Oct 18

Victory in Raqqa, the city ISIS considered its capital, came at a price

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The commander of the Raqqa offensive said the city will be rebuilt, but the extremists did damage that can never be repaired

Tuesday, Oct 17

Bipartisan deal reached on Obamacare payments, says GOP senator

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The president acknowledged at a White House press conference​ Tuesday that senators have been working on a deal to stabilize health care markets

Former DEA agent says opioid crisis fueled by drug industry, Congress

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Whistleblower says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities -- and industry lobbyists and Congress derailed DEA's efforts to stop it

Trump says he'll look into nominee for drug czar

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President Trump also pledged a "major announcement" on the national opioid epidemic, after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post investigation

Opioid report reverberates across Washington

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, says he's horrified that a bill everyone approved made the epidemic worse

Monday, Oct 16

Sen. Hatch responds to "60 Minutes" report about opioid epidemic

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In an interview with CBS News Monday, Hatch was asked if he believes Congress took away too much of the DEA's enforcement power

DEA responds to explosive "60 Minutes" report about opioid crisis

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Agency says drug epidemic is a top priority but its efforts may have been undermined by the so-called "revolving door" culture in Washington

One missing, at least 7 injured after oil rig blast in Louisiana

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Explosion rattled homes; unclear if any oil leaking

"This is an industry that's out of control"

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A high-level DEA whistleblower says drug distributors knew they were fueling the opioid epidemic by shipping large quantities of the addictive medications to pain clinics and rogue pharmacies

Sunday, Oct 15

Will Congress pass tax reform? "If we don't we're dead," says Lindsey Graham

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Longtime S.C. senator says if Republicans don't cut taxes and repeal and replace Obamacare, "we're going to lose across the board" in 2018

Tillerson: "Absolute alignment" between State Dept., White House

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"The president often takes steps to force an action when he feels things are just not moving," Tillerson said

Charlottesville officials launch lawsuit to prevent future militia gatherings

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City officials voted to file lawsuit alleging white supremacists​ who descended on Charlottesville in August were acting as an illegal militia

Hurricane Ophelia strengthens into major storm, barrels toward Ireland

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Ophelia is now the farthest east an Atlantic major hurricane has existed on record, Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist at Colorado State University, said on Twitter. He said the previous record was Hurricane Frances in 1980.

Saturday, Oct 14

Extremists killed daughter, raped wife, ex-hostage says

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Boyle gave a statement shortly after landing in Canada late Friday​ with his American wife and three young children

Hellish bodycam video shows early hours of California wildfires

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Video from the fire's first night shows the courage of deputies and firefighters working amid the flames

Deadly Calif. wildfires deal crippling blow to region's economy

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Blazes kill at least 36 people, scorched more than 220K acres and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses

Has N. Korea nuked itself out of a nuclear test site?

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Scientists say Kim Jong Un's sixth, most powerful nuclear test may have rattled Earth's tectonic plates to the point of no return