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Volunteers supply homeless students with backpacks
The average family spends nearly $900 each year in back-to-school shopping, but not everyone can afford it. A group of volunteers is helping distribute backpacks to homeless students. Meg Oliver shares more.
Activist's video shows Taliban's brutal treatment of women
Women and girls in Afghanistan had their basic rights stripped away when the Taliban took over last year. Imtiaz Tyab spoke to one woman who is fighting back.
FDA clears path for over-the-counter hearing aids
The Food and Drug Administration will make hearing aids available without a prescription as soon as mid-October. The agency estimates it could save consumers nearly $3,000 on a pair of hearing aids.
Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster director, dies at 81
Director Wolfgang Petersen died of pancreatic cancer at 81. He had a string of hits, including "Perfect Storm" and "Air Force One."
Historic shortage forces new water cuts in Southwest
The federal government announced that Arizona and Nevada will get less water from the Colorado River amid a severe drought. Ben Tracy takes a look.
More than 2 million infant swings and rockers recalled
More than 2 million MamaRoo swings and RockaRoo rockers are being recalled after the death of a 10-month old.
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Abortion restrictions complicating access to some essential medication
The battle over abortion rights is complicating access to an essential medication used by many for arthritis, lupus and cancer. Janet Shamlian has more on how some pharmacies are restricting access to methotrexate.
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Teacher shortages send schools scrambling before new year
School districts across the country are struggling to hire enough teachers as students return to the classrooms. Some districts are recruiting from abroad. Manuel Bojorquez takes a look.
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Monday, August 15, 2022
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
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