Tens of thousands evacuated, hundreds of homes destroyed in late-season wind-blown wildfires outside Denver
Denver — Winds driving fast-moving fires that forced tens of thousands of residents to evacuate their homes outside Denver have died down and predicted snow has started to fall on the area, officials said during a news conference Friday. The hurricane-force winds had gusted up to 105 mph Thursday as fires engulfed parts of three cities.
Hundreds of homes were destroyed by one of them — the #MarshallFire — along with a hotel, shopping center and other businesses. The fire had burned 1,600 acres and was still growing Thursday night, CBS Denver reported.
It pointed out that the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history was the Black Forest Fire, which chewed up more than 14,280 acres and destroyed 511 homes in 2013.
Frozen berries sold at Costco, Trader Joe's and other stores recalled due to possible hepatitis A contamination
Some frozen fruit products from the Scenic Fruit Company sold at Costco, Trader Joe's and a handful of other stores are being recalled due to possible hepatitis A contamination, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.
Brown freshman Olivia Pichardo became the first woman to appear in a Division I baseball game when she pinch hit in a 10-1 loss to Bryant on Friday.
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, launched a paid subscription service in the U.S. on Friday — allowing users on both platforms to pay for verification.
Fairleigh Dickinson became the second No. 16 seed in history to win an NCAA Tournament game, stunning top-seeded Purdue 63-58 behind 19 points from Sean Moore and a relentless, hustling defense on Friday night.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., issued a warning about the risk of future political violence and the dangers of ongoing misinformation and denialism regarding the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
The Army has launched an investigation after a member of its Golden Knights parachute team died from injuries he sustained during a training jump.
Washington — The White House under former President Donald Trump failed to report more than 100 gifts given to him and his family by foreign governments during his time in office, and some of those gifts remain missing, according to a report released Friday by Democratic staffers on the House Oversight Committee.
Justice Department investigating TikTok parent company ByteDance for possible spying on U.S. citizens
Washington — The Justice Department is investigating TikTok's Chinese parent company, ByteDance, for possible spying on U.S. citizens, including journalists, CBS News has confirmed.
Lance Reddick, an actor known for his roles in the HBO police drama "The Wire" and the "John Wick" action movies, has died, his representative Mia Hansen confirmed to CBS News. He was 60.
Washington — YouTube on Friday lifted restrictions on former President Donald Trump's account that have been in place since the weeks after the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.
Former Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani found an escape hatch Thursday from the scheduled start of his nearly 13-year prison sentence for a blood-testing hoax he engineered with his former boss and lover, Elizabeth Holmes.