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Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, one of three men who thwarted an attack on a Paris-bound train, arrived at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield on September 3, 2015. (CBS)

Sacramento Airman Who Helped Stop France Train Attack Returns To US

The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train returned to his native California Thursday night.

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Anthony Sadler lands at Sacramento International Airport on August 25, 2015. Sadler is among a group of Americans who helped thwart a terror attack on a train to Paris. (CBS)

Sacramento State Creates Scholarship Fund For Student Who Thwarted France Train Attack

The fund will benefit 23-year-old Anthony Sadler, a senior who is studying kinesiology. Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen said it is in response to numerous requests from people who want to recognize Sadler’s courage.

08/28/2015

Anthony Sadler lands at Sacramento International Airport on August 25, 2015. Sadler is among a group of Americans who helped thwart a terror attack on a train to Paris. (CBS)

Sacramento Man Who Helped Stop France Terror Attack Returns To US

A relaxed Anthony Sadler, 23, walked off a commercial plane at Sacramento International Airport accompanied by his parents.

08/25/2015

US-France Ambassador, Jane Hartley (3L) and honorees attend a reception at Elysee Palace on August 24, 2015 in Paris, France. Spencer Stone (2R), Anthony Sadler (C) and Alek Skarlatos (2L) were being awarded the Legion d'Honneur after overpowering a gunman on board a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

Heroes Who Foiled France Terror Attack Ponder Life After Instant Fame

So what do you do when a trip on a high-speed train in Europe suddenly turns you and your buddies into international heroes?

08/25/2015

Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone (CBS)

American Heroes Who Took Down Gunman On Paris-Bound Train Receive France’s Highest Honor

Three Americans and a Briton who thwarted a terrorist attack aboard a Paris-bound train received France’s highest honor Monday. Two of the heroes hail from Sacramento.

08/24/2015

Police arive to inspect the crime scene inside a Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF at the main train station in Arras, northern France, on August 21, 2015. A gunman opened fire on a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people before being overpowered by passengers, French state rail company SNCF and rescue services said. Two of the victims were seriously injured and at least one suffered gunshot wounds, an SNCF spokesman said, adding that the assailant was armed with guns and knives. The motives behind the attack were not immediately known. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Sacramento Men Among 3 Americans Who Took Down Gunman On Paris-Bound Train

One serves in the Air Force, another recently served in Afghanistan in the National Guard, another is studying physical therapy in Sacramento — and all three Americans are being hailed as heroes for tackling and disarming a gunman they happened to encounter on a high-speed Amsterdam-Paris train.

08/21/2015

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Weekend Magazine: Info Equity, Cost Of Courage, And Oldest Cold Case

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

07/01/2015

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2 Uber Executives Arrested, Ordered To Stand Trial In France

Two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial on behalf of the San Francisco-based company on charges including “deceptive commercial practices” and complicity in illegal activities linked to its low-cost ride-hailing service.

06/30/2015

French Taxi drivers burn tires as they protest in the southern city of Marseille on June 25, 2015 as they demonstrate against UberPOP, a popular taxi app that is facing fierce opposition from traditional cabs. Taxi drivers in France are furious over an Uber service called UberPOP, which puts customers in touch with private drivers at prices lower than those of traditional taxis. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber Protest

French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.

06/25/2015

Irish Senator Katherine Zappone (L) kisses her wife Ann Louise Gilligan. 
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Where In The World Is Same-Sex Marriage Legal?

As America awaits the Supreme Court decision on whether to make same-sex marriage the law of the land in the United States, here is a list of other countries around the world where it already is.

06/24/2015

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