Northwest News

School Cancels Winter Dance Over Students' 'Dirty Dancing'A Portland high school has canceled an upcoming winter dance over concerns about "dirty dancing" from students.
Washington Highway Tolls Go Up And Down Over HolidayWashington highway and bridge tolls will be going up — or down — on Thanksgiving, depending on the roadway traveled.
Costco: FDA Tests Point Toward E. Coli In Salad Vegetables
Student Leader: Washington College Unsafe For Women Of ColorThe student body president of Western Washington University said Wednesday she has received death threats involving her race and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus.
Report: Amazon Resets Some Customer Passwords Over Security FearsThe online retailer sent an email to an unknown number of customers saying their passwords had been automatically reset.
Lorena Gonzalez, Seattle City Council's 1st Latina, Sworn InThe Seattle City Council has its first member of Latino descent.

Offbeat News

Man Claims Heaven Is Primary Citizenship, Asks Judge If He's Going To Deport Him To HeavenAn Alaska man asks a judge if he will be deported to heaven since he says that’s his primary citizenship.
Idaho Replaces 420 Mile Marker With 419.9 To Curb 'Sticky-Fingered Stoners'If you're looking for milepost 420, you won't find it in Idaho.
Bison Tosses Australian Tourist Into The Air At YellowstoneIt's the second Bison attack in three weeks against a tourist at Yellowstone National Park.
Pit Bull Takes Gunshot Fired At Bartender Over Drink That Offended Man's Jewish FaithGunfire that struck a Montana bartender as he carried his injured dog outside his house after a shift likely would have killed him if it didn't hit the pit bull first, the man's brother said this week.
Japan Apologizes For Naming New Monkey After Princess CharlotteThe Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden says it was flooded with angry calls and emails after announcing the name of the first monkey born at the zoo this year.
Iran Censors Struggle To Keep Bieber's Abs Off InstagramShirtless photos of Justin Bieber have been appearing on Iranian smartphones, along with lingerie shots of Kim Kardashian and red carpet photos of Jennifer Lopez.


Stephen Colbert Returns To Host 'The Kennedy Center Honors'Stephen Colbert returns to host "The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 29 on CBS.
CBS Drama 'Code Black' Welcomes Cast From 'The Lion King'The medical drama CBS' "Code Black" gets a dose of Broadway magic this week when cast members from "The Lion King" — and one memorable Mufasa — end up in the emergency room.
Taye Diggs: My Son Should Be Able To Choose Racial IdentityTaye Diggs says that his son should be able to choose his racial identity, explaining that the child has as much of a right to identify as white as he does to identify as black.
Adam Sandler Performs An Updated Version Of 'The Chanukah Song'Sandler calls out Drake, Adam Levine and Geddy Lee in hilarious update to the nearly 20-year-old classic.
Special 'Late Show' To Follow Super Bowl On CBSCBS to present special live broadcast of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" immediately following "Super Bowl 50"
Sexy Victoria's Secret Lingerie Show Hits 20-Year MarkSome light up, others are pretty in pink and still more burst forth like fireworks.


E. Coli Outbreak Closes All Chipotle Restaurants In Washington And OregonHealth officials expect the number of people sickened to grow while they investigate the cause of an E. coli outbreak.
Report: Two Percent Of Hot Dogs Contain Human DNABy analyzing hot dogs and sausages at the molecular level, scientists found some nasty additions to our food.
Identical Twins Expected To Be Born 4 Months ApartIdentical twins are expected to be born four months apart.
Study Finds Racial Bias At CrosswalksBlack pedestrians waited longer than whites for drivers to stop and let them cross the street.
Study: Arsenic Found In Many Red WinesMany of America's red wines have arsenic levels that exceed what's allowed in drinking water, according to a new study.
Study: Tweens Who Think Marijuana Is Cool More Likely To Drink And Drive LaterMiddle school students who had positive views about marijuana at 12 were 63 percent more likely to say they had driven drunk or ridden with someone who was intoxicated than those who reported more negative views of the drug.

CBS National News

Chicago protests disrupt holiday shopping
Suspect charged in murder of Chicago child
Experimental drug treatment offers hope to man with brain cancer
Active shooter reported at Colorado Planned Parenthood
20 tons of beef stolen in meat plant heist
Protesters take action to keep focus on black teen's death
3 bodies found after cars swept away in storm-battered Texas
Millions expected at stores in battle for holiday bargains
Chicago police arrest suspect in killing of 9-year-old boy
Ben Carson slips in latest Iowa polls

CBS World News

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Pope Francis visits Kangemi slum in Kenya
Paris remembers attack victims amid international manhunt
Pope visits Kenya slum, feels "very much at home"
2 weeks later, possible new lead in Paris attacks
France: Assad's troops could help fight ISIS
1st arrests after bloody attack on Mali luxury hotel
Ben Carson to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan
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