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Advice To Swim At Your Own Risk, After Shark Spotting

The Duxbury, Massachusetts, harbormaster is advising beach-goers to go into the water at their own risk after a 12-to-14 great white shark was spotted Monday.

08/26/2014

(Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Image

Restaurant Takes ‘Bacon’ Sign Down After Muslim Woman Said It Was Insensitive

WINOOSKI, Vt. (CBS Hartford) – A sign on a lamp post has caused an uproar in a community because it features the word “bacon.” The sign on a lamp post at the bottom of the […]

08/25/2014

People leave the Our Lady of the Rosary Church after a special mass in remembrance of James Foley August 24, 2014 in Rochester, New Hampshire. Journalist James Foley was recently executed by Islamic militants. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass Held For Slain US Journalist Foley

James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held in captivity for nearly two years, will be remembered Sunday at a Mass of Remembrance in his hometown.

08/24/2014

Walter and Linda Misco from Chester, N.H. won $2.4 million at the 20-year-old slot machine "Lion Share" at the MGM Grand.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

New Hampshire Grandparents Win Vegas Jackpot

Walter and Linda Misco from Chester, N.H. won $2.4 million at the 20-year-old slot machine “Lion Share” at the MGM Grand.

08/23/2014

John and Diane Foley, parents of James Foley, listen to a panel discussion about the importance and dangers of reporting on world conflicts at a Free James Foley event on May 3, 2013 in Boston. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Foley’s Brother: US Government Could Have Done More To Save Journalist’s Life

The parents of slain journalist James Foley say they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with Islamic militants.

08/22/2014

Researchers found big declines in deaths from heart disease and stroke from 1999 to 2011. (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Astonishing Progress’ Made On Heart Disease

Research shows rapid decline in deaths caused by heart disease and stroke over a decade.

08/19/2014

Photo from September 29th, 2011 shows freelance journalist James Foley resting at an airport in Libya. (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

American Beheaded In Syria Was A Journalist At Heart

James Foley grew up in New Hampshire; reported on uprisings in Libya and Syria.

08/19/2014

Booking photo of Robert Burt. (credit: Somerset County Sheriff’s Office)

Man Shows Up For Jail In T-Shirt With Mug Shot

A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.

08/19/2014

Booking photo of  Nicole Vaisey. (credit: St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)

Father Of Abducted Amish Girls Feels Sorry For Suspects

The father of two Amish girls abducted in northern New York last week said he feels sorry for the two people authorities say kidnapped and sexually abused his daughters.

08/18/2014

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