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A flight was diverted to Sacramento International Airport on Thursday after a passenger died on board, @CBSSacramento  reports. Just after 7pm, the flight to Seattle from Mexico diverted -- airport fire personnel pronounced the person dead at the scene.

Hiring in the U.S. sped up last month with employers adding 379,000 jobs, more than double what economists had expected. The nation's unemployment rate has ticked down to 6.2% from 6.3%.

Voting rights advocacy group More Than A Vote, led by a collective of athletes, is launching a new national campaign to combat voter suppression. This comes as state legislatures across the country are advancing legislation to restrict ballot access.

A new cybersecurity study found that sellers on 15 different “dark web” marketplaces have dispersed hundreds of doses of what they allege are COVID vaccines Researchers believe a significant portion of those sales, as much as 30%, could be actual vaccines

Multiple people are injured after a car crashed into what is believed to be an outdoor dining structure in Manhattan on Friday. The FDNY says seven people were taken to area hospitals to be treated for unknown injuries.

As performing arts in the U.S. continue to suffer, joblessness remains high among artists Many hoped the $15 billion in pandemic relief funding would help, but more than two months after it was allocated by Congress, the relief aid has yet to materialize

While the majority of states are still vaccinating higher priority groups of people, one Arizona county is now allowing any resident over the age of 18 to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Almost one fourth of residents have received at least one dose.

In an exclusive interview with Oprah, Meghan Markle says she feels liberated now that she and Prince Harry can make their own choices without consulting the royal family. They stepped away from royal life last year and last month the split was finalized.

A new Kentucky bill would make it a crime to insult or taunt a police officer during a riot. Supporters say the bill targets people who unlawfully “cross the line” - opponents call it an attempt to crush protests and a violation of First Amendment rights.

A 40-year-old antidepressant is being tested as a possible new early treatment for COVID-19. There are clues that Fluvoxamine might prevent severe lung damage in COVID patients -- it’s now being tested in a large clinical trial in the U.S. and Canada.


"They didn't care about [Hillary Clinton's] emails. And you know how you know? Because if they did, they'd be up in arms right now as the Chinese are listening to the president's iPhone that he leaves in his golf cart. It turns out, I guess it wasn't that important," Obama says.

Intel chairman says Russia hired more than 1000 hackers to create fake, anti-Clinton news in key states, won by Trump. , now

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CBS NEWS POLL: 76 percent of viewers approved of what they heard in Pres. Trump's #SOTU  speech; 72 percent said they approved of Pres. Trump's ideas for immigration.

Pres. Trump vetoed the defense spending bill. The president pledged to veto the legislation if it did not include the nixing of Section 230, a provision protecting internet companies from being held liable for what third parties post on their platforms.

Rep. @Ocasio2018  (D-NY): "I want to tell children across this country...that no matter what the president says, this country belongs to you, and it belongs to everyone, and today, that notion -- that very notion -- was challenged."

There’s a tiny superhero with a special gift for capturing the hearts of the homeless in AlabamaSteve Hartman caught up with the caped crusader

In Minneapolis, new details are emerging about a history of friction between George Floyd and former officer Derek Chauvin. One former nightclub coworker tells CBS News the two men “bumped heads.” @jeffpeguescbs  has more