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Scientists Say Universal Flu Vaccine May Be Available In 5 Years

Updated: 09/23/2013 - Scientists discovered that people who had a type of virus-killing immune cell called CD8 T cells were more likely to avoid serious illness during the deadly pandemic. The discovery could help in developing a universal flu vaccine.

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Emmy Awards Full Of Surprises, And Some Snubs

Updated: 09/23/2013 - This just in. Nobody in America is winning their Emmy office pool. Surprises galore," host Neil Patrick Harris quipped during Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Obama Leads Mourning For Navy Yard Victims

Posted: 09/22/2013 - President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation's gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, "There's nothing inevitable about it."

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Emmy Awards ... By The Numbers

Posted: 09/22/2013 - Since the Primetime Emmy Awards are being handed out tonight here on CBS, here's a look at the Emmys . . . by the numbers.

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"Major" Assault Underway To End Kenya Mall Standoff

Posted: 09/22/2013 - Kenyan security forces launched a "major" assault late Sunday on the upscale Nairobi mall where an unknown number of hostages are being held by al Qaeda-linked militants, in an operation officials said would end the two-day standoff that had already killed 68 people.

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ATF Out Of Loop During Navy Yard Investigation

Posted: 09/22/2013 - Within hours of the Navy Yard shootings, the FBI had traced the gunman's recent shotgun purchase and sent agents to the shop in northern Virginia where he bought it. Left out of the loop was the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a surprising snub between top U.S. law enforcement agencies that comes as the ATF struggles to show its relevance in Washington.

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Kenya Mall Attack Leaves At Least 39 Dead

Posted: 09/21/2013 - Terrified shoppers huddled in back hallways and prayed they would not be found by the Islamic extremist gunmen lobbing grenades and firing assault rifles inside Nairobi's top mall Saturday.

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Flood Warning System Likely Saved Hundreds Of Lives In Colorado

Posted: 09/21/2013 - In Colorado, the damage from this week's floods spans 17 counties and 2,000 square miles. Roads are gone. Houses destroyed. Eighty-four people remain unaccounted for, and seven are confirmed dead, including one in Lyons, a town that may have seen the worst of the flooding.

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iPhone Campouts Turn Chaotic Amid New Device's Debut

Posted: 09/20/2013 - PASADENA, Calif. An overnight campout for the new iPhone turned chaotic Friday morning when two men were arrested for fighting outside an Apple Store and a man's plan to hire homeless people to wait in line for the coveted devices backfired, authorities said.

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Same Company Did Background Checks On Alexis, Snowden

Posted: 09/20/2013 - The same company that investigated Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis for his security clearance also did a 2011 follow-up investigation of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency systems analyst who leaked documents about the NSA.

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13 People Shot In Park In Chicago's South Side

Posted: 09/20/2013 - Thirteen people, including a 3-year-old boy, were injured late Thursday when someone opened fire in a park on Chicago's South Side, police tell CBS Chicago station WBBM-TV.

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Pope Francis: Church Can't 'Interfere' With Gays

Updated: 09/19/2013 - Pope Francis said the church has the right to express its opinions but not to "interfere spiritually" in the lives of gays and lesbians, expanding on explosive comments he made in July about not judging homosexuals.

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