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  • Putin's inner circle sheds light on his "sinister, lonely life"

    Putin's inner circle sheds light on his "sinister, lonely life"

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:46:32 GMT
    (CBS)-- More than a week after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the world's attention remains focused on Russian president Vladimir Putin.Despite his leading role on the world stage, Putin has remained much a mystery. More >>
    (CBS)-- More than a week after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the world's attention remains focused on Russian president Vladimir Putin.Despite his leading role on the world stage, Putin has remained much a mystery. More >>
  • Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

    Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:34:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.Six years ago, Social Security embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. But the project has been racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.Today, the project...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.Six years ago, Social Security embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. But the project has been racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.Today, the project...More >>
  • Father charged after dresser deaths of toddlers

    Father charged after dresser deaths of toddlers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:15:55 GMT
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been charged in the deaths of his toddler daughters, who were killed when a dresser tipped over onto them.Twenty-eight-year-old David Beatty was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He and his 28-year-old wife, Jennifer, face child endangerment charges because authorities say their Aliquippa (al-uh-KWIH'-puh) home was in deplorable condition.The dresser fell on the girls on July 4. Two-year-old Brooklyn Beatty died that day, while her 3-y...More >>
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been charged in the deaths of his toddler daughters, who were killed when a dresser tipped over onto them.Twenty-eight-year-old David Beatty was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He and his 28-year-old wife, Jennifer, face child endangerment charges because authorities say their Aliquippa (al-uh-KWIH'-puh) home was in deplorable condition.The dresser fell on the girls on July 4. Two-year-old Brooklyn Beatty died that day, while her 3-y...More >>
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  • One person killed in early morning fire

    One person killed in early morning fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:43:37 GMT
     ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – One woman is dead and another man is in the hospital following a house fire.More >>
     ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – One woman is dead and another man is in the hospital following a house fire.More >>
  • Lakes and Rivers

    Lakes and Rivers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:11:00 GMT
    Red River/Black River System Location Pool/Flood Stage Today's Stage Trend Crest History Grand Ecore 33.0 22.7  +0.4   Red River Lock 3 n/a 71.7  +1.4 Alexandria 32.0 21.7  +0.4 Red RiverMore >>
    Central Louisiana's daily Hydrology Report.More >>
  • Two Unrestrained Women Killed in Crash

    Two unrestrained women killed in crash in Rapides Parish

    Two unrestrained women killed in crash in Rapides Parish

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:45:21 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed two local women that were not wearing their seatbelt. More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed two local women that were not wearing their seatbelt. More >>
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  • Man goes on date, later carjacked by date, 2 men

    Man goes on date, later carjacked by date, 2 men

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:12:34 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man who met a woman on a social media website was carjacked by the woman and two men.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A man who met a woman on a social media website was carjacked by the woman and two men.More >>
  • Lafayette has 'critical shortage' of teachers

    Lafayette has 'critical shortage' of teachers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:48:26 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School System has declared a critical shortage of classroom teachers to open the door for it to hire retirees to fill about 40 positions still vacant as the clock ticks down on the first day of school on Aug. 12.More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School System has declared a critical shortage of classroom teachers to open the door for it to hire retirees to fill about 40 positions still vacant as the clock ticks down on the first day of school on Aug. 12.More >>
  • Teacher, his wife accused of abusing baby

    Teacher, his wife accused of abusing baby

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:43:08 GMT
    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police have arrested a Carroll High School teacher and his wife after being accused of the repeated abuse of their 7-week old infant.More >>
    MONROE, La. (AP) - Monroe police have arrested a Carroll High School teacher and his wife after being accused of the repeated abuse of their 7-week old infant.More >>
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  • Putin's inner circle sheds light on his "sinister, lonely life"

    Putin's inner circle sheds light on his "sinister, lonely life"

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:46:32 GMT
    (CBS)-- More than a week after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the world's attention remains focused on Russian president Vladimir Putin.Despite his leading role on the world stage, Putin has remained much a mystery. More >>
    (CBS)-- More than a week after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the world's attention remains focused on Russian president Vladimir Putin.Despite his leading role on the world stage, Putin has remained much a mystery. More >>
  • Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

    Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:34:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.Six years ago, Social Security embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. But the project has been racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.Today, the project...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.Six years ago, Social Security embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. But the project has been racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.Today, the project...More >>
  • Father charged after dresser deaths of toddlers

    Father charged after dresser deaths of toddlers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:15:55 GMT
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been charged in the deaths of his toddler daughters, who were killed when a dresser tipped over onto them.Twenty-eight-year-old David Beatty was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He and his 28-year-old wife, Jennifer, face child endangerment charges because authorities say their Aliquippa (al-uh-KWIH'-puh) home was in deplorable condition.The dresser fell on the girls on July 4. Two-year-old Brooklyn Beatty died that day, while her 3-y...More >>
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been charged in the deaths of his toddler daughters, who were killed when a dresser tipped over onto them.Twenty-eight-year-old David Beatty was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He and his 28-year-old wife, Jennifer, face child endangerment charges because authorities say their Aliquippa (al-uh-KWIH'-puh) home was in deplorable condition.The dresser fell on the girls on July 4. Two-year-old Brooklyn Beatty died that day, while her 3-y...More >>
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  • Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:48:12 GMT
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov...More >>
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account...More >>
  • More girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    More girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:18:21 GMT
    The government is reporting an increase in teen U.S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine - but it's not much of a bump.More >>
    The government is reporting an increase in teen U.S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine - but it's not much of a bump.More >>
  • Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

    Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:44:17 GMT
    Congress will hear testimony Wednesday detailing how undercover investigators used fake identities to get taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law.More >>
    Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.More >>
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