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AAP: School Meals Improved, Focus Centers On Packed Lunches

For the past 10 years, growing concerns over childhood obesity has paved the way for more nutritious, healthier foods offered to kids at school. But now the American Academy of Pediatrics wants healthy foods to go beyond cafeteria walls, urging caregivers to focus on the nutritional quality of the foods packed and brought to school.

02/24/2015

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Controversial Video May Be Helping Drivers Dodge DUI Checkpoints

It’s the YouTube video that’s gone viral. In the video, a driver gets through a DUI checkpoint without lowering his window or even saying a word. The video, recorded in Florida on January 1st, has been viewed more than two million times. More videos are now surfacing claiming the tactics used are helping people beat DUI checkpoints.

02/18/2015

Bill Cosby (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby’s Silence May Be His Best Defense At This Point

Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent — and that may be his best strategy.

12/20/2014

Eight Cuban migrants were found on a makeshift vessel off Key West.  (Source: U.S. Coast Guard hand out photo)

Cuba Stalemate Makes Identifying Rafters Difficult

The bodies surfaced 20 miles out from a popular South Florida beach: Four men, still youthful. Their remains were badly deteriorated, bitten by sharks, their faces unrecognizable.

10/26/2014

A body camera on a police officer. (Source: CBS4)

Are You Camera Ready? Police Body Cams Are Here

Long before the events in Ferguson, Missouri created a drum beat for police officers to start wearing body cameras – a few dozen police departments around the country were already experimenting with them.

09/22/2014

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Smokey The Bear Turns 70

Smokey Bear turned 70 on Saturday.

08/09/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 01: First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during a campaign rally at the James L. Knight Center on November 1, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The presidential campaigns are in their final days before the November 6th general election. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

First Lady To Make South Florida Stop

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to make a stop in South Florida on Tuesday.

07/01/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

Mission To ISS Continues For NASA's Final Space Shuttle Flight

Air Force Launches Top-Secret Satellite Into Space

The Air Force launched a top-secret satellite into space Thursday, May 22nd.

05/22/2014

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