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Becoming a cop was a life long dream for, Tayshawn Thompson, a 15-year-old sickle cell anemia patient and, after being sworn in for one day as a police officer, his detective work helped track stolen gifts for patients at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri
"The world is better, it's safer, it's more peaceful, it's more prosperous and our homeland protected because of you," president tells Marines
Police say the U.S. resident attacked agents who were trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant
Spokesman says oldest living president, 90, remains hospitalized after experiencing shortness of breath but "is in great spirits"
"I was hoping for a quiet day, but this is worth it. This is what our job is about," transit police sergeant says
For some, cheaper oil made long holiday trips possible, but for those in the oil industry, the decline is starting to take a toll Anna Werner reports.
A CDC worker in Atlanta may have been exposed to the Ebola virus by mistake. The mishap is the latest in a series of problems that have plagued the agency over the past year. Julianna Goldman talks to experts who say the CDC may not be doing enough to avoid mistakes.
In Palo Alto, five cameras installed in every regular beat officer's patrol car captures a 270-degree field of view that can be used for evidence and accountability. As Bob Orr reports, the city's police chief says the camera system is already making a difference.
Demonstrations continued overnight in Berkeley, Missouri, to protest the killing of a black teen by a white police officer. Neither the officer's dashcam or body camera were activated, leaving some to doubt the police department's version of events.
The NYPD says there have been dozens of threats against its officers ever since two of their own were murdered on Saturday. Police say they've made multiple arrests, include one that yielded a cache of firearms. Jericka Duncan reports.
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