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Yale student's winning run on 'Jeopardy!' makes history

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Amodio’s historic run on “Jeopardy!” has now netted him more than $1 million in non-tournament play, making him the third person in the show’s history to pass that mark. The only other contestants to win…

Biden risks losing support from Democrats amid DC gridlock

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden is losing support among critical groups in his political base as a Democratic-controlled Washington struggles to deliver on core campaign promises. The shift threatens to make a difficult political situation on the left…

Haitians heading to US change plans, ready to wait in Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — As U.S. authorities moved out the last of the more than 14,000 migrants who gathered beside a border bridge in Del Rio, thousands of other Haitians en route between the border and South America are coming…

He's a viral GIF. So he's using it to fundraise for charity

If you’ve been on social media, or texted with GIF-loving friends, Drew Scanlon’s face has likely appeared on your screen. His GIF, known as “Blinking Guy” or “Blinking White Guy,” is estimated to have been used more than 1.7 billion…

R. Kelly fate now in jury’s hands at sex trafficking trial

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly’s fate is now in a jury’s hands after weeks of lurid testimony in a sexual misconduct trial. The panel of seven men and five women began deliberating racketeering and sex trafficking charges against the…

Officials: All migrants are gone from Texas border camp

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Federal and local officials say an encampment in a Texas border town where thousands of Haitian migrants gathered in recent days is now empty. Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano said at a news conference Friday…

Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the town and its businesses. Newberg is a town of 25,000…

WATCH: Biden explains who can get booster shot

(CBS Newspath) -- President Biden explained who can get a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot based on new guidelines. Friday (9/24), the president said those eligible include people aged 65 or older, adults 18 and…

VIDEO: Flood waters rush into Indiana school

(CBS Newspath) -- WATCH: Take a look at the flood water that rushed into a school in Indiana in August. Northeast Dubois County School Corporation shared the video on Tuesday (9/21), saying "Thank you…

CDC leader adds people with risky jobs to COVID booster list

(AP) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed COVID-19 booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans. The move opens a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against the coronavirus. A panel of…