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"One of the rarest marine mammals" on Earth washes ashore dead in North Carolina

Biologists performed a necropsy on the North Atlantic right whale calf and took DNA samples Saturday.The National Park Service at Cape Lookout National Seashore posted news of the whale's death on its Facebook page.Right whales are critically endangered.The park service says only about 360 of the animals are still alive and about five or six calves are born each year.A right whale calf lies on its side on the beach in the foreground while two of the scientists dig around it in the sand with shovels. read more...

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"My Life of Crime" with Erin Moriarty: A "48 Hours" original podcast

In the second season of her critically praised "My Life of Crime" podcast, "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty goes past the headlines to confront crime and its consequences face-to face.In each edition of "My Life of Crime," Moriarty, a delivers an immersive, intimate and sometimes irreverent take on true-crime cases.Come along with "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty for "My Life of Crime," an immersive podcast series from the producers of "48 Hours," America's true-crime destination.In this journey behind prison walls, "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty asks: does the punishment fit the crime?| Read more"48 Hours" correspondents Erin Moriarty and Richard Schlesinger talk to a Hollywood horror writer and producer about his scary movies. read more...

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"Murder hornet" nest with nearly 200 queens destroyed "in the nick of time"

Get Breaking News Delivered to Your InboxThe Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, is the world's largest hornet species.The first murder hornets nest - found in a tree and destroyed in late October in Whatcom County along the Canadian border - was about the size of a basketball.76 queens, nearly all of them new virgin queens.The first Asian giant hornet was found in the state a year ago and the first was trapped in July.Murder hornets also have been found in British Columbia, Canada. read more...

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"Multiple" stabbing in San Jose church leaves at least two dead

San Jose, California At least two people were killed and others seriously wounded Sunday night in a multiple stabbing at a church here.San Jose police tweeted around 8:47 p.m. that officers were responding to the Grace Baptist Church.It's near the San Jose State campus, CBS San Francisco reports.Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox"Our hearts go out to the families of the two community members who have succumbed to stabbing wounds in the attack at Grace Baptist Church downtown tonight," he tweeted.Others are seriously wounded, & we keep them in our prayers." read more...

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"Jeopardy!" will resume production with Ken Jennings as the first interim host

"Jeopardy" will resume production on November 30 just weeks after the show's beloved host Alex Trebek died after a battle with pancreatic cancer, the show announced Monday.Former contestant Ken Jennings, who is widely regarded as the best "Jeopardy!"player of all time, will serve as the first of a "series" of interim hosts before the show announces Trebek's permanent replacement.Jennings, who won "JEOPARDY!The show also announced that it would no longer air Trebek's final episodes during the holidays "due to anticipated preemptions around Christmas and New Year's." read more...

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"Jeopardy!" pays tribute to Alex Trebek in first episode since his death

honored its longtime host Alex Trebek on Monday as the show returned to the air for the first time since the beloved host died of pancreatic cancer."Over the weekend, we lost our beloved host, Alex Trebek," Richards said.Today we honor Alex Trebek.(@Jeopardy) November 10, 2020Earlier in the day, Richards told the "Today" show that Trebek spent a "nice final day" with his wife on their backyard swing."He wasn't in pain, and the fact that he had a nice final day, I think makes all of us in the 'Jeopardy!' read more...

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"Jeopardy!" champions Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer pay tribute to Alex Trebek: "You will never be replaced in our hearts"

champions Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer paid tribute to the show's host Alex Trebek on Sunday, shortly after the program announced the beloved figure had died following a battle with pancreatic cancer.pic.twitter.com/CdHCcbqmp2 Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) November 8, 2020Holzhauer also offered kind words in the wake of the iconic television host's death.Holzhauer made a donation to pancreatic cancer research in honor of Trebek in June of 2019.https://t.co/LLoUASRMa9 James Holzhauer (@James_Holzhauer) November 8, 2020Trebek announced he had stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March 2019, but despite the diagnosis, never missed a single day of work.This past March he celebrated beating the one-year survival rate for stage 4 pancreatic cancer patients just 18%. read more...

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"It is not cheating, it is democracy": A first-hand look at ballot counting in Pennsylvania

Bill Whitaker: President Trump has said, "Bad things happen in Philadelphia."Al Schmidt: In the birthplace of our Republic, counting votes is not a bad thing.On Wednesday, with hundreds of thousands of votes still to count, President Trump tweeted that he had won the state.With a similar edge over President Trump, news organizations on Saturday projected former Vice President Joe Biden had won Pennsylvania and the presidency.In neighboring Luzerne County, we saw orderly vote counting under the watchful gaze of party poll watchers certified by the state. read more...

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"Incredibly reckless": Michigan governor slams Trump COVID adviser's "rise up" comments

She also called a comment by an adviser to President Donald Trump urging people to "rise up" against Michigan's latest restrictions "incredibly reckless."APWhitmer responded to a tweet sent Sunday night by Scott Atlas, a science adviser to Trump, who urged people to "rise up" after the governor's announcement.Atlas later tweeted that he "never" would endorse or incite violence.NEVER would I endorse or incite violence.NEVER would I endorse or incite violence. read more...

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"Extremely rare" 350-pound loggerhead among 150 cold-stunned turtles rescued from Cape Cod beach

More than 150 endangered sea turtles, stunned from the cold weather, washed ashore on Cape Cod over the weekend.According to the Massachusetts Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, strong winds last week brought in about 150 turtles to beaches from Dennis to Truro.On Friday, the Truro Department of Public Works rescued the 350-pound adult male loggerhead and brought him to the sanctuary.He is now being cared for at the New England Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital in Quincy."We are grateful to have been able to give these cold-stunned sea turtles a second chance," NMLC wrote on Facebook. read more...

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