Page Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2022 8:25 PM ET

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Recent high school graduate elected youngest Black mayor in U.S. -- Jaylen Smith, 18, was elected mayor of Earle, Arkansas, a small town of fewer than 2,000 people, in a runoff election Tuesday.

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Man opens free gym for people with disabilities -- This former athlete opened up a gym for people with disabilities, and ended up changing people's lives by helping them take their first steps.

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Growing number of states banning TikTok on government devices -- U.S. officials are concerned the Chinese government could force TikTok to share the vast amount of data it collects on its millions of users.

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Rare bird fledgling caught on camera for first time in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park -- An endangered nocturnal seabird fledgling was seen on camera for the first time emerging from a burrow on a volcano, officials say.

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U.S. to appeal ruling invalidating Title 42 border restriction -- Expulsions of migrants under a public health authority known as Title 42 are set to end on Dec. 21 because of a court order.

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At least 1 person wounded in shooting outside Georgia Walmart, police say -- Several people have been detained, police said.

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Police looking for Hyundai Elantra in connection with murdered Idaho students case -- Police said "tips and leads" have indicated that the person or persons in the vehicle might have "critical information" about the slayings.

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How the Coast Guard plans to boost recruitment after years of shortfalls -- One of the obstacles is that potential recruits don't know what the Coast Guard does.

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Elizabeth Holmes' partner sentenced to nearly 13 years behind bars -- Balwani was convicted of 12 counts of fraud for his role in leading the failed blood-testing startup.

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How did Ozempic and Wegovy get so popular for weight loss? -- Doctors say these drugs are highly effective for weight loss - and now, there's a shortage.

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New York Times braces for 24-hour strike by newsroom staff -- "It's looking very likely that we are walking on Thursday," said a Times finance reporter and union supporter.

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Military personnel often wrongly charged extra interest on loans -- National Guard and Army Reserve members have needlessly paid millions of dollars in interest, regulators found.

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Indiana sues TikTok, claiming it violates child safety laws -- Lawsuits allege the app subjects teens to "abundant" sexual and drug content, while also lying about how much data it collects.

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The difference a 51-49 Senate majority makes to Democrats -- Sen. Raphael Warnock's victory means that Democrats will have a clear majority, instead of the 50-50 split of the last two years.

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Supreme Court grapples with theory that would upend federal election rules -- The case Moore v. Harper stems from North Carolina Republicans' redrawing of the state's congressional map after the 2020 Census.

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$75,000 reward offered for info on North Carolina power grid attack -- The state of North Carolina, power company Duke Energy, and Moore County are each offering up to $25,000 for information.

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Impact of Warnock's win in Georgia runoff -- Georgia Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock was back in Washington on Wednesday after winning reelection in his state's runoff election against Republican Herschel Walker. Sabrina Rodriguez, national politics reporter at The Washington Post, joins CBS News' John Dickerson to discuss the impact of the win.

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Charity honors families of fallen military heroes -- Since 2006, the Snowball Express program has brought families of fallen military members to Disney World during the holiday season. David Begnaud shares more.

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DOJ: Prison failures led to Whitey Bulger's murder -- A new Justice Department watchdog report reveals a botched prison transfer led to the death of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger, who was beaten by fellow inmates.

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