Rain, flooding and mudslides threaten California neighborhoods (Video)

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Published on Dec 3, 2014

As much as six inches of rain could fall in parts of California by the end of Wednesday, causing fear of mudslides. Millions are already facing flooded streets, and the rain has barely made a dent in the recent drought. Ben Tracy reports from Glendora, Calif.

Poll: More Americans than ever want Obamacare repealed

Obama care poll

Amanda Cochran
CBS News
July 24, 2013

A new CBS News poll finds more Americans than ever want the Affordable Care Act repealed.

According to the poll, 36 percent of Americans want Congress to expand or keep the health care law while 39 percent want Congress to repeal it – the highest percentage seen in CBS News polls.

The poll also found a majority of Americans – 54 percent – disapprove of the health care law, 36 percent of Americans approve of it and 10 percent said they don’t know about it.

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Florida teen who beat classmate, hospitalized her banned from county schools

A Jackonsville, Fla., girl attacked her schoolmate outside the school — leaving the 14-year-old with a fractured skull — and, as a result, a judge has banned the attacker from returning to any public schools in Duval County.

Aria Jewett was beat by another student as 30 classmates watched.

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14-year-old attack victim Aria Jewett was beaten by another student as 30 classmates watched.

A teenage girl, who pummeled a schoolmate in a Jacksonville, Fla., middle school and left her with a fractured skull, has been banned by a court order from attending any public schools in the county.

A Florida appeals court has since suspended the order by Florida circuit Judge Henry Davis, who wrote that the alleged attacker — so far unnamed — “is a threat to all of the children at any school. The injunction is a permanent injunction barring this child from returning to any public school in Duval County.”

The unnamed girl attacks Aria Jewett outside the middle school. The aggressor has a history of being in fights.
The unnamed girl attacks Aria Jewett outside the middle school. The aggressor has a history of being in fights.  CBS News

It was two months ago when the victim, 14-year-old Aria Jewitt, was attacked near the Oceanway Middle school by a female classmate, who slammed the victim’s head into a stone wall while about 30 other students watched. The attacker was arrested for aggravated assault.

The event was recorded on a mobile phone, showing how the attacker continued to beat on Jewitt after she had fallen to the ground.

“She had everyone else videotape it,” Jewett said according to CBS News.. “She had the girl bring me over there. She probably had this planned.”

Jewett said that her attacker has a history of videotaped assaults like this. She claims to have seen five of them, “and she still never got expelled or anything.”

Jewett is recovering from a head injury suffered during the beating.
Jewett is recovering from a head injury suffered during the beating.  CBS News

The attack has upset the community, but not the school’s superintendent.

“I don’t think we should use the bad decision that children make outside of school as an example or scapegoat to make a message,” Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said, who countered Judge Davis’ ruling by saying that public education is a constitutional right.

“I believe the perpetrator should be provided the same opportunity,” Vitti said. “It’s a tough decision, but my role as superintendent is to support the law.”

A lawyer for Jewett’s attacker told CBS News in a statement: “Our goal is to return our client, a child, to a public school so she can complete her studies for this academic year.”