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President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Drug Enforcement Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the position, after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post report revealed he wrote a bill which tied the DEA's hands in fighting the opioid epidemic.

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Trump Nominee For DEA Withdraws Amid '60 Minutes' Report On OpioidsPresident Donald Trump's nominee to run the Drug Enforcement Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the position, after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post report revealed he wrote a bill which tied the DEA's hands in fighting the opioid epidemic.
Durbin: Republican Tax Plan Will Hurt Illinois FamiliesThe Republican tax plan has Democrats like U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin fearing for Illinois taxpayers.
Trump Buries The Hatchet With McConnellAfter months of back-and-forth bickering President Donald Trump insisted he is on good terms with Senate President Mitch McConnell. CBS 2's Seth Lemon reports.

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'Escape Or Die': Couple Takes Refuge From Wildfires In Swimming PoolThe death toll from the fierce wildfires in northern California is still rising. At least 41 people are confirmed dead. CBS 2's Mireya Villarreal has the story of a couple forced to take refuge in a swimming pool, but things didn't turn out the way they'd hoped.
Trump Nominee For DEA Withdraws Amid '60 Minutes' Report On OpioidsPresident Donald Trump's nominee to run the Drug Enforcement Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the position, after a "60 Minutes" and Washington Post report revealed he wrote a bill which tied the DEA's hands in fighting the opioid epidemic.
Heavy Rains Trigger Mudslides In Puerto RicoNearly a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall, torrential rain is adding to the devastation in Puerto Rico, where neighborhoods that had been accessible now are cut off. Bill Weir reports.

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Car Jumps Curb Outside StarbucksNo one was injured in the incident.
Chicago Officially Submits Bid For Amazon's HQ2The city of Chicago has officially submitted its bid to be home to Amazon's second headquarters. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Fans Hit Wrigley, Hope For Cubs Turn AroundCBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.

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