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Georgia teachers bring the "cool" in back to school with viral music videocbsnews.com
For millions of students, back to school this year means back to the laptop. So a pair of Georgia teachers decided to update their welcome back message for the age of distance learning. Vladimir Duthiers takes a look.
Protests held in Belarus amid claims president rigged electioncbsnews.com
There are fears the situation in the former Soviet Republic of Belarus is getting out of control. Protesters have taken to the streets against the longtime president. Chris Livesay reports.
Texas schools' reopening making frontline workers concernedcbsnews.com
Some grade schools will reopen for in-person learning, but even applying all the safety measures for the school year is leaving educators and frontline workers concerned. Omar Villafranca reports for CBS News' series "The New Normal: Back to School."
Universities halt in-person classes after coronavirus outbreaks on campusescbsnews.com
Michigan State University, now joining the University of North Carolina and Notre Dame, is canceling in-person classes and will go virtual this fall due to coronavirus outbreaks. David Begnaud has the details.
Trump slams McConnell over scheduling of postmaster general hearingcbsnews.com
President Trump is criticizing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans for scheduling the postmaster general to testify just days before the Republican National Convention. Ben Tracy reports.
Kamala Harris inspires women of color as first on major party ticketcbsnews.com
Campaign aides say Senator Kamala Harris' speech on Wednesday will deliver a vision for a more inclusive nation based on her own experiences. Nikole Killion reports.
Kamala Harris to accept VP nomination on day 3 of Democratic National Conventioncbsnews.com
Senator Kamala Harris will become the third woman to accept the vice presidential nomination during the third day of the Democratic National Convention. Ed O'Keefe has the latest on the big event.
Out-of-control California wildfires prompt state of emergencycbsnews.com
Close to 400 fast-moving wildfires are burning out of control in California. The governor has declared a state of emergency, and families are being told to evacuate. Carter Evans has the latest.
Democrats kick off virtual convention as Biden leads Trump in latest pollscbsnews.com
Democrats are gathering this week to formally nominate Joe Biden as the party's candidate for president. This year, however, the Democratic National Convention will take place online due to the coronavirus. Ed O'Keefe has the latest.
Democrats accuse postmaster general of sabotaging mail-in votingcbsnews.com
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the House will hold an emergency session to try and reverse moves made by the Trump administration that have led to delays in mail delivery nationwide. This comes as the Postal Service warns all 50 states and the District of Columbia it can't ensure mail-in ballots will be delivered in time to be counted this November
Oldest living American celebrates 116th birthday amid coronavirus pandemiccbsnews.com
Hester Ford, the oldest living American, celebrated her 116th birthday in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday.
Tropical Storm Isaias gains strength as it heads for the Carolinascbsnews.com
Tropical Storm Isaias is gaining strength as it churns toward the coast of the Carolinas. Nearly 120 million Americans are in the storm's path, and warnings stretch from South Carolina to Maine. Chip Reid has the latest.
NIH launches possible COVID treatment by using monoclonal antibodiescbsnews.com
U.S. pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health on a lab-engineered treatment called monoclonal antibodies to stop the virus from spreading in the body. Dr. Jon LaPook has the latest in CBS News' "Racing to a Cure" series.
More than 70 killed, 3,000 wounded in Beirut explosionscbsnews.com
More than 70 people are dead and 3,000 are wounded after two explosions shook the city of Beirut, Lebanon. The death toll has been rising by the hour, as investigators try to determine the cause. Chris Livesay reports.
Tornadoes leave trail of destruction along East Coastcbsnews.com
At least 20 tornadoes have left a trail of destruction as Tropical Storm Isaias slammed into East Coast on Tuesday. Chip Reid reports.
At least 4 people dead, dozens injured after Tropical Storm Isaias rips through the East Coastcbsnews.com
At least 4 people are dead and dozens are injured after Tropical Storm Isaias ripped slammed the East Coast on Tuesday. The storm spawned at least 20 tornadoes, leaving millions without power. Mola Lenghi reports.
New Jersey teens help seniors during COVID-19 pandemiccbsnews.com
COVID-19 has disrupted many lives, but a trio of New Jersey teens saw it as an opportunity to help others — in a different way. Meg Oliver has their story.
Life and legacy of John Lewis honored at Georgia funeralcbsnews.com
Civil rights icon John Lewis was laid to rest in Atlanta on Thursday, after an emotional funeral service attended by three former presidents. Michelle Miller takes a look at Lewis' final journey.
John Lewis, Lillian Miles Lewis and the power of lovecbsnews.com
On a night that we honor a man who taught us so much about the power of love, we take a look at the relationship between John Lewis and his wife Lillian Miles Lewis that gave the congressman the strength to bring his message to the world. Norah O'Donnell reports.
Trump suggests delaying 2020 election as virus deaths rise and economy shrinkscbsnews.com
President Trump raised the possibility of delaying the 2020 presidential election — but only Congress has that power. This comes as the president battles bad poll numbers and an economic slowdown. Ben Tracy reports.
Former presidential candidate Herman Cain dies of COVID-19 at 74cbsnews.com
Herman Cain, a one time presidential hopeful and former Godfather's Pizza CEO, died Thursday due to coronavirus. Nancy Cordes reports.
AG William Barr spars with House Democrats over federal agents in Portlandcbsnews.com
Attorney General William Barr defended his decision to crack down on protesters in Portland during his appearance before Congress. Nancy Cordes has the latest.
U.S. surpasses 4 million coronavirus cases as states report record deathscbsnews.com
ICU beds are filling up at an alarming rate at California's Riverside Community Hospital as the state is reporting a new record of coronavirus cases and deaths. Jamie Yuccas takes a look.
Texas twins teach children how to swim with a splash of confidencecbsnews.com
Health officials warn of a spike in childhood drownings this summer, as kids who have been cooped up seek relief in the water. Twin brothers in Texas want to make sure their community is safe. Janet Shamlian reports.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemns GOP lawmaker after verbal confrontationcbsnews.com
After Florida Republican Ted Yoho reportedly berated and cursed at Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she used a speech on the House floor to call out what she says is a "pattern of dehumanization" against women in politics. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Congress debates unemployment benefits as jobless claims risecbsnews.com
About 30 million Americans are now relying on unemployment checks as Congress is working to pass a new stimulus package before extended unemployment benefits end this month. This comes as unemployment claims continue to rise. Nancy Cordes reports.
Trump calls off GOP convention in Jacksonville due to COVID-19cbsnews.com
President Trump says he is canceling the Jacksonville portion of the Republican National Convention, citing what he called a "flare-up" of coronavirus cases in Florida. Weijia Jiang has the latest.
Rising concerns over coronavirus transmission by childrencbsnews.com
About 4,000 children have tested positive for the coronavirus in Texas' Dallas County since the start of the pandemic. Children living in a COVID hotspot are now vulnerable to the infection. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Growing debate over use of federal force amid Portland clashescbsnews.com
Mayors from six different cities — including New York and Chicago — have written to the Trump administration to not send federal officers to patrol their streets. This comes after weeks of violence between protesters and Homeland Security officers in Portland, Oregon. Carter Evans reports.