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Kim Jong Un's recent public appearance leads to questions about his health
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un's recent weight loss is leading to new questions about his health. David Martin has more.
Iran set to elect hardliner facing U.S. sanctions as president
Iran is expected to elect Ebrahim Raisi, a hardliner and protege of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as its next president. Elizabeth Palmer has the latest on the election.
Biden unlikely to achieve July COVID vaccination goal
President Biden announced Friday that the U.S. reached a new milestone in administering 300 million shots in 150 days. However, the president's goal of getting 70% of Americans vaccinated by July 4 will likely fall short. Nancy Cordes has more.
U.S. bishops approve steps toward possible rebuke of Biden
The decision came despite appeals from the Vatican for a more cautious and collegial approach to the divisive issue.
Pence heckled at conservative conference in Florida
The former vice president was met with scattered heckling when he was introduced at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Orlando.
How to watch the Women Political Leaders Summit
Notable speakers include Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, and President of Ethiopia Sahle-Work Zewde.
Iran election underway amid voter apathy, economic troubles, U.S. concerns over hardline President
CBS News Senior Foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports in Tehran as Iranians head to the polls for the country’s next president amid tensions with the West over its tattered nuclear deal and shattered economy after several years of sanctions and corruption.
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Nationwide teacher shortage made worse by pandemic
As the school year begins to wind down, there is a growing nationwide teacher shortage that is expected to carry into the fall. The pandemic didn't cause the shortage, but experts say it did make it worse. Meg Oliver takes a look at the shortage and what can be done to address it.
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Eye Opener: Record heat wave shatters hundreds of records in U.S.
More than 200 records were broken across the country after a mega heat wave comes days before the official start of summer. Also, the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare, 7-2. The majority includes two Justices appointed by former President Donald Trump. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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Maricopa County's partisan ballot review in final stages
The audit won't change the 2020 election results, but it has inspired conservatives in other battleground states to call for similar recounts.
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Boston University professor Ibram X. Kendi on racism in America
In this week's episode of "The Takeout" podcast, host and CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett spoke with the author of "How to be an Anti-Racist."
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Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday
Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., is now a federal holiday. Nancy Cordes has more on the day’s importance.
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House Democrats seek records from DOJ on data seizures in leak probes
The request for documents made to Attorney General Merrick Garland is the first issued as part of the House Judiciary Committee's investigation.
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Supreme Court sides with Catholic foster care agency in religious liberty case
The court ruled unanimously the city's refusal to contract with Catholic Social Services violated the First Amendment.
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