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Man gets 9 years for sexually assaulting woman on flightA federal judge said he hoped the sentence would be "grave enough" to deter others from committing similar crimes
4 hurt in explosion and fire at energy facilityVictims were airlifted to nearby hospitals and were employees of MarkWest, an energy facility in Washington, Pennsylvania
Wave of bomb threats sent to courthouses, schools nationwideLaw enforcement agencies across the country went on alert during a nationwide wave of bomb threats. They were sent to courthouses, schools and dozens of other locations. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reports.
Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks to enter Rock and Roll Hall of FameJanet Jackson, Stevie Nicks and Def Leppard will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other inductees include Radiohead, the Cure and Roxy Music. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers reports.
Richard Branson prepares for private space tours after Virgin Galactic flightVirgin Galactic cleared a major milestone on Thursday by sending a spaceship from the Mojave desert to beyond Earth's atmosphere. The company is now on track to send private tourists into space. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans spoke with Richard Branson.
Migrants brave the Alps to seek asylum in FranceEuropean leaders met in Brussels Thursday, hoping to find a solution to the ongoing migrant crisis. But many are braving a dangerous journey from Italy to France in hopes of getting asylum. CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane reports.
Jackson, Nicks join Hall of FameJackson has been eligible for induction since 2007
Trump denies involvement in payments to alleged mistressesPresident Trump stuck by his story Thursday, denying any involvement in hush-money payments to two alleged mistresses. He also had sharp words for his former lawyer Michael Cohen. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports.

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French police shoot, kill Strasbourg Christmas market attackerMore than 700 officers were deployed to find Chekatt, who had a long criminal record and had been flagged for extremism
Suspect in French terror attack killed by policeA manhunt in Europe came to a dramatic end Thursday. French police killed the suspect in a terror attack near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. CBS News correspondent Roxana Saberi reports.
Migrants brave treacherous route through the Alps, chasing dreams of asylum in FranceWith safer routes blocked, thousands of ill-equipped migrants try the deadly route though the Alps
Senate votes to end U.S. support of Yemen warThe Senate passed a measure that would end U.S. support of Saudi Arabian-backed forces in Yemen's civil war. Sheba Crocker of CARE USA joined CBSN to discuss what this means for humanitarian efforts in war-torn Yemen.
Senate votes to end U.S. support for Saudi war in YemenThe vote was largely symbolic, however, because the House will not be voting on the resolution this year
John Bolton unveils new Africa strategy based on "America First" principlesThe national security adviser says the new strategy will focus on enhancing trade ties, combating terrorism and cutting back on aid programs the Trump administration deems inefficient
Hacking group "Charming Kitten" targets nuclear experts and Treasury officialsA cybersecurity group tied the hackers to the Iranian government
Russian TV lauds guy in robot suit as "most modern" technologyAfter ridicule online, state-run channel Russia-24 insists it was in on the innocent Boris the non-robot farce all along

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Migrants brave the Alps to seek asylum in FranceEuropean leaders met in Brussels Thursday, hoping to find a solution to the ongoing migrant crisis. But many are braving a dangerous journey from Italy to France in hopes of getting asylum. CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane reports.
"We know there is police brutality," Trump's AG pick says in 1992Then-moderator of "Face the Nation" Bob Schieffer sat down with Bush administration Attorney General William Barr on May 17, 1992, in the wake of the Los Angeles riots.
Trump says he didn't direct Michael Cohen to break the lawIn his first public comments since his longtime attorney Michael Cohen was sentenced to prison, Mr. Trump says he never directed him to break the law.
Trump denies involvement in payments to alleged mistressesPresident Trump stuck by his story Thursday, denying any involvement in hush-money payments to two alleged mistresses. He also had sharp words for his former lawyer Michael Cohen. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports.
Obamacare enrollment down as deadline loomsThe deadline to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is Saturday
Jared Kushner under consideration for White House chief of staffPresident Trump said Thursday he's considering five potential candidates
Senate votes to end U.S. support for Saudi war in YemenThe vote was largely symbolic, however, because the House will not be voting on the resolution this year
Senator invested in defense stock days after encouraging increase in defense spendingSen. James Inhofe sought to divest from Raytheon stock after reports that he invested $50,000 days after recommending more defense spending

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Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks to enter Rock and Roll Hall of FameJanet Jackson, Stevie Nicks and Def Leppard will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other inductees include Radiohead, the Cure and Roxy Music. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers reports.
Jackson, Nicks join Hall of FameJackson has been eligible for induction since 2007
See the new trailer for "Star Trek: Discovery"Fans will get to see more of Spock
Miley Cyrus hints she'll appear on "Black Mirror"Cyrus seemed to confirm to Howard Stern that she would appear on the show
Report: Taylor Swift used facial recognition tech for stalkersFans were the unwitting targets of a facial-recognition camera that took their photos, Rolling Stone reports
Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks to join Rock & Roll Hall of FameJackson finally joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other new inductees include Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, Roxy Music, Radiohead, the Cure and the Zombies.
Country legend Reba McEntire reflects on road to Kennedy Center HonorsReba McEntire joined a prestigious group of artists who were celebrated at the Kennedy Center Honors. She is the only female country artist to have a No. 1 singer in each of the past four decades. Norah O'Donnell spoke with her in Nashville where she recorded her first album decades ago.
Reba McEntire reflects on the tragedies and triumphs of her 40-year careerTo see how she ​became a queen of country music you need to go back to Chockie, Oklahoma, and the lessons learned on her family's ranch