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Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Wife Survive Plane Crash in East Tennessee

Former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy have survived a small plane crash in upper east Tennessee. Earnhardt Jr. has been taken to the hospital following the crash at Elizabethton Municipal Airport, the Carter County Sheriff’s Office said, according to CBS affiliate WJHL-TV. CBS News Coverage of the Earnhardt Plane Crash WJHL reports Earnhardt Jr. and his…

Officials: Disgraced Millionaire Jeffrey Epstein Dies by Suicide in Jail

  FILE – This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File) A former law enforcement official tells The Associated Press…

Nine Killed in Mass Shooting in Dayton, Ohio

Authorities work at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. Several people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Early this morning, nine people were killed in a nightlife area of…

20 Dead in Mass Shooting at Texas Walmart Store

Texas state police cars block the access to the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. Multiple people were killed and one person was in custody after a shooter went on a rampage at a shopping mall, police in the Texas border town of El Paso said. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)…

Watch: Robert Mueller Testimony in Washington, DC

  Former special counsel Robert Mueller, is sworn in before he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Former special counsel Robert Mueller is testifying today in front of the U.S. House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about his investigation into Russian…

R.Kelly Indicted on Federal Sex Crimes

Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago Thursday after he was indicted on 13 federal counts including sex crimes, a U.S. Attorney’s office spokesman said. Joseph Fitzpatrick said the R&B singer was taken into custody about 7 p.m. local time and was being held by federal authorities. He was arrested after a 13-count federal indictment was handed down earlier Thursday…

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. US NAVY SAYS MINE FROM TANKER ATTACK RESEMBLES IRANIAN ONES

The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines displayed by Iran, a Navy explosives expert says, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault.

2. TRUMP AIRS FAMILIAR GRIEVANCES IN 2020 LAUNCH

The president kicks off his reelection campaign with blistering attacks at a rally in Orlando that focused more on settling

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, dies at 95

FILE – In this April 4, 2016 file photo, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt attend the premiere of “Nothing Left Unsaid” at the Time Warner Center in New York. Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and ’80s, died…