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DNA Research Show Modern Humans Benefit From Neanderthal DNARecent DNA studies indicate a rather steamy prehistoric love affair between Neanderthals and early Homo sapiens may have shaped modern man's health and well-being for generations to come.
Unidentified Female Body Found Downstream Of Niles CanyonA female body was located along the Alameda Creek in Fremont by a man walking his dogs on a trail on Thursday evening.
Sausalito Mudslide Closes Alexander Avenue Until Early MarchAlexander Avenue, which connects Sausalito to the Golden Gate Bridge, will be closed to vehicles through Mar. 4 due to a mudslide.
A Swelling Creek Encroaches On A Pleasanton HomeThe creek has washed out 20 feet of a family's Pleasanton property, putting the property's value in jeopardy.
Founder Of Bette's Oceanview Diner In Berkeley Leaves Behind A LegacyBette Kroening, the founder of Bette's Oceanview Diner in Berkeley, is remembered and missed by her family, longtime customers and employees.
Bernal Heights Warehouse Collective Battles EvictionThe San Francisco Fire Department has told residents of an artist's collective living inside a warehouse near the Alemany Farmers Market to leave because the space is not zoned for residential living.

Politics

Jackie Evancho Wants To Meet Trump On Transgender RightsMore than a month after performing at President Donald Trump's inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights...
Homeland Security Chief: No Use Of Military For DeportationsSeeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."
Santa Clara County Seeks To Block Trump Order On Sanctuary CitiesSanta Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order by President Donald Trump that would deny federal funds to sanctuary cities, counties and states.
California GOP Lawmaker Is Removed During Speech Criticizing Tom HaydenA California state lawmaker was removed from the Senate floor after refusing to stop delivering a speech criticizing former Sen. Tom Hayden for his anti-war activism in Vietnam.
Gunfire Ends Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Installation StreamActor Shia LaBeouf decided to pull the plug on his political art installment in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico for the safety of everyone involved...
Artists Respond To President Trump's Removal Of Bathroom Protection For Transgender StudentsKaty Perry, Jackie Evancho and others weigh in...

Business

Huffington Joins Team Investigating Uber Sexual Harassment Allegations By Former EmployeeOutspoken author, publisher and women's advocate Arianna Huffington has joined a team that will be investigating sexual harassment allegations by a female tech engineer at Uber.
Yahoo Salvages Verizon Deal With $350 Million DiscountYahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.
Four Senior Managers Fired In Wells Fargo Sales ScandalWells Fargo's board of directors fired four senior managers as part of its investigation into the bank's sales practices scandal.
Eric Church Fights Scalping Bots By Canceling 25,000 Fraudulently Purchased TicketsIt's Church's latest attempt to make sure fans get tickets.
Neiman Marcus Rolls Out Touchscreen Video Makeup Mirror In S.F.The beauty department at Neiman Marcus in San Francisco is getting its own makeover with a video-enabled makeup mirror that can text you with beauty tips.
Uber To Investigate Sexual Harassment Claim By EngineerUber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.

Entertainment

Jackie Evancho Wants To Meet Trump On Transgender RightsMore than a month after performing at President Donald Trump's inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights...
New Edition's Ronnie DeVoe Shares Baby Announcement On InstagramDeVoe shared a photo of he and wife, Shamari with her baby bump via Instagram on Wednesday...
Beyoncé Cancels Coachella PerformancesQueen Bey will return to headline in 2018...
Gunfire Ends Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Installation StreamActor Shia LaBeouf decided to pull the plug on his political art installment in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico for the safety of everyone involved...
Artists Respond To President Trump's Removal Of Bathroom Protection For Transgender StudentsKaty Perry, Jackie Evancho and others weigh in...
California Law Letting Actors Delete Ages Online Is BlockedA federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a California law that allows actors and other entertainment professionals to remove their ages from a popular industry website...

Health

New Edition's Ronnie DeVoe Shares Baby Announcement On InstagramDeVoe shared a photo of he and wife, Shamari with her baby bump via Instagram on Wednesday...
David Cassidy Fighting Dementia, Wants To 'Enjoy Life'Former "Partridge Family" star David Cassidy says he's struggling with memory loss
Price Of Drug That Saves Overdose Victims Soaring Out Of ReachIf you overdose, there is a drug that can save your life. But, as Andria Borba reports, it comes at an increasing cost.
Active Tuberculosis Case Reported At High School In FairfieldSolano County Public Health reported an active case of pulmonary tuberculosis at Armijo High School in Fairfield.
GOP-Led Senate Votes To Block Rule On Guns And Mentally ImpairedThe Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
Hugh Jackman Shows Off Bandaged Nose After Cancer TreatmentJackman has revealed on Instagram another treatment for skin cancer…

Tech & Science

DNA Research Show Modern Humans Benefit From Neanderthal DNARecent DNA studies indicate a rather steamy prehistoric love affair between Neanderthals and early Homo sapiens may have shaped modern man's health and well-being for generations to come.
California Law Letting Actors Delete Ages Online Is BlockedA federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a California law that allows actors and other entertainment professionals to remove their ages from a popular industry website...
7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold LifeFor the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star -- and these new worlds could hold life.
Huffington Joins Team Investigating Uber Sexual Harassment Allegations By Former EmployeeOutspoken author, publisher and women's advocate Arianna Huffington has joined a team that will be investigating sexual harassment allegations by a female tech engineer at Uber.
Milo Yiannopoulos Apologizes For Remarks, Quits BreitbartPolarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos resigned as an editor at Breitbart News on Tuesday and apologized for comments he had made about sexual relationships between boys and men.
Yahoo Salvages Verizon Deal With $350 Million DiscountYahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.

CBS National News

Un-professional protesters; Trump in the House; Immigration guidelinesWe meet some of the people speaking out at tumultuous town halls, and see how law enforcement is applying new immigration guidelines
In rare appearance, Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon speaks at CPACPresident Trump speaks to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference Friday. On Thursday his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, who rarely speaks in public, appeared at CPAC with chief of staff Reince Priebus to bash reporters and push the president's agenda. Chip Reid reports.
Sheriff on enforcing new immigration guidelines: "We have our plate full"CBS News goes directly to the front lines of the nation’s border wars to see how local law enforcement in Arizona is handling the issue
Arkansas Sen. Cotton on facing angry constituents at homeMany members of Congress are facing heated questions from constituents at town hall meetings in their districts. More than 2,000 people showed up for Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton's meeting this week. Cotton joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the "strong passions" he witnessed, Trump's foreign policy and whether the media is the "enemy of the American people," as the president said on Twitter.
White House backpedals on Trump's deportation commentsPresident Trump calling deportations a "military operation" comes days after the administration's release of new deportation guidelines. Meanwhile in Mexico, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly sought to dial back Mr. Trump's statement. Major Garrett reports.
Eye Opener: Trump's top aides present a united frontIn rare public remarks, President Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, trumpeted the president's agenda at CPAC. Also, police in Malaysia say the half-brother of North Korea's dictator was killed by VX, an extremely dangerous nerve agent developed for chemical warfare. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

CBS World News

VX nerve agent used to kill N. Korean dictator's half-brother, police sayPolice in Malaysia say the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was killed by VX, an extremely dangerous nerve agent developed for chemical warfare. Surveillance video shows the attack last week on Kim Jong Nam by two women at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Adriana Diaz reports.
Nerve agent found on face of N. Korea leader's assassinated half brother, police sayStatement from the inspector general of police in Malaysia said a preliminary analysis identified the agent at “VX NERVE AGENT"
"Wireless" tech brings new hope for pacemaker patientsAbout 30-percent of people with pacemakers have trouble with their devices. Experts say it's often due to the wires attached to the pacemaker. Now, new "wireless" technology is giving some patients a new lease on life. Teri Okita reports from London.
A look inside the U.S. role in the battle for MosulAs U.S.-backed Iraqi forces gear up for their final push to liberate Mosul from ISIS, David Martin got a behind-the-scenes look at the American operation to provide support from the air.
French far-right presidential candidate praises TrumpFrench far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen​, who is leading the latest opinion polls ahead of the spring election, says she thinks U.S. President Trump's actions so far are good for France
Refugees crossing Canadian border for asylumRefugees affected by the Trump travel ban, and fearing new bans, are trying to cross the U.S.-Canada border to seek asylum in Canada. CBS News digital journalist Alex Pena has more on the situation.

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