U.S. - CBSNews.com 4 April 2018

Police investigate reports of "zombie" raccoons in Ohio

Authorities are asking residents to report raccoons behaving unusually to their local police station

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How Walter Cronkite covered MLK's assassination

On April 4, 1968, Walter Cronkite -- then-anchor of the "CBS Evening News​" -- went on air with a detailed report on the shooting and the nation's reaction to the tragedy

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Lonnie Bunch on how new generations are looking to Martin Luther King Jr.

On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how King "created a movement that revolutionized America" and what the civil rights icon might say about our society today.

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Choir reflects on singing for MLK Jr. two weeks before his death

Two weeks before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, he met a college choir group at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. It's a little-known story about the civil rights icon that had a lasting impact on the young singers. James Brown reports.

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FDA issues mandatory recall for kratom products

The Food and Drug Administration is ordering a Las Vegas company to recall all of its dietary supplements containing the ingredient kratom. It is linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak. Anna Werner reports.

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Woman opens fire at YouTube headquarters, shooting 3

San Bruno, California, police identified the suspect late Tuesday as Nasim Najafi Aghdam

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An inside look at how the ATF investigates bombings

ATF agents have been studying homemade explosions similar to the spate of bombings that left Austin on edge last month

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Inside look at the ATF's explosive testing range

Federal investigators are still examining the explosives recovered after last month's bombing spree in Austin, Texas. CBS News' Jeff Pegues got a look inside the secure site in Huntsville, Alabama, where the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives works to prevent future attacks.

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Family battles over $7 million inheritance in court

A family battle is unfolding in New Hampshire over a $7 million inheritance. Nathan Carman appeared in court Tuesday representing himself after firing his attorneys. Carman's aunts believe he murdered his grandfather and his mother to receive the inheritance. Don Dahler reports.

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California considers restricting when police can use deadly force

Some lawmakers in California want to make it the first state to significantly restrict when police officers can open fire. The proposed legislation is in direct response to last month's deadly police shooting of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man. Carter Evans reports.

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Nation reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

Thousands are expected to gather in Memphis to remember the life and achievements of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was assassinated 50 years ago today, standing on a second floor balcony at the Lorraine Motel. James Brown reports.

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Special counsel reportedly doesn't consider Trump a criminal target

Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly told President Trump's lawyers that he is not a criminal target in the Russia probe right now. But Mueller is still investigating Trump for potential obstruction of justice. Paula Reid reports.

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Trump calls for militarizing U.S.-Mexico border

President Trump says he wants to use the military to secure the border with Mexico until the U.S. can build a wall there. The president says he is discussing border security options with Defense Secretary James Mattis. Chip Reid reports.

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China threatens another $50B tariffs on U.S. goods

China announced it's ready to tax another $50 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation for similar tariffs on Chinese goods that the White House revealed on Tuesday. Ben Tracy reports from Beijing, where the odds of a trade war just went up dramatically.

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Father of YouTube shooter says he warned police

The father of Nasim Aghdam, the 39-year-old woman who opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters, told CBS News his daughter was very upset with YouTube and he warned police. Mireya Villarreal reports.

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YouTube employees describe shooting that wounds three

A 39-year-old woman opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters on Tuesday, wounding three people with a handgun before apparently killing herself. John Blackstone reports from San Bruno, California.

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YouTube shooter thought company was "ruining her life," kin say

Nasim Aghdam shot three people at YouTube headquarters, then died from apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say

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Utah man forced girl to watch killing of boyfriend, prosecutors say

Utah man allegedly forced teenage girl to kneel and watch her boyfriend being beaten and stabbed before she was killed and thrown down a mine shaft

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"Life has turned completely upside down," says student at center of Howard University scandal

Howard University students have protested for six days, a record, after a Medium post accused Tyrone Hankerson, Jr. and others of financial mismanagement

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4 presumed dead in Marine helicopter crash in Southern California

Marines say chopper was on routine training mission and cause of crash is under investigation

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