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What Was That Massive Explosion in Beirut?
Officials say at least ten people have died.
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Growing concerns about interference in U.S. elections
As we get closer to the 2020 election, concerns are being raised about the potential for foreign and homegrown interference in the process. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN to discuss the risk.
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Can Love Conquer Travel Bans? Couples Divided By Pandemic Are Rallying To Reunite
Couples discuss how travel restrictions have kept them oceans apart for months. While they lobby governments to allow them to see each other, some have had to delay weddings or even miss a childbirth.
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Trump on 1,000 U.S. deaths a day from COVID-19: "It is what it is"
"I think it's under control," the president said, insisting his administration is "doing everything we can."
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In apparent reversal, Trump encourages Floridians to vote by mail
After repeatedly seeking to discredit mail-in voting, President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed Florida's election system is "safe and secure" and encourages Floridians to vote by mail.
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Condoleezza Rice says Confederate statues are indefensible but that calls to tear down other monuments have 'gotten a little out of control'
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday that she doesn't "know why anybody wants to defend the Confederacy" and monuments erected in honor of it, but warned against the removal of other controversial statues, arguing that doing so would erase history.
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George Romero is alive! With a posthumous zombie novel as urgent as his '60s classics
How Romero's widow and writer Daniel Kraus brought the late horror director's epic zombie book, "The Living Dead," back to life.
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Huge explosions rock Beirut with widespread damage, injuries
BEIRUT (AP) — Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.
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Join Jamelle Bouie to discuss Trump and the electoral college
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NFLPA medical director on NFL players opting out: 'Grown-ass men' making 'grown-ass decisions'
For a variety of reasons, 49 players already have elected to opt out of the upcoming NFL season amid the coronavirus pandemic.       
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Alex Berenson delves into 'unprecedented' COVID lockdowns: '90 percent of media is saying the same thing'
Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson’s latest booklet on coronavirus was released on Tuesday, focusing on the unprecedented decision to shut down parts of America in an attempt to combat the coronavirus pandemic.  
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Strict mail-in voting rules maintained by foreign nations, new report finds
The report examines voting laws in countries in the European Union (EU), non-EU states in Europe and members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -- an international body consisting largely of developed and free countries throughout Europe, North America, Asia and South America. 
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Opening schools could be the hardest battle in the war on Covid
The price the world has already paid for the Covid-19 pandemic is eyewatering: massive loss of life, long-term health concerns for survivors, job losses and a widespread economic meltdown sparked by large-scale lockdowns.
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Trump signs bipartisan conservation legislation
The legislation provides nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects and addresses the maintenance backlog on federal lands.
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Janice Dean, who lost in-laws to coronavirus, demands 'full' investigation into NY nursing home deaths
Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean, who recently lost her elderly in-laws to COVID-19, pushed for a “full” and “bipartisan” investigation into New York’s nursing home deaths during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Chance the Rapper is teaching his 5-year-old that 'Black power is her superpower'
In a new interview with Parents magazine, Chance the Rapper gets real about raising his young children with wife Kirsten Corley.
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What Trump would have to do to win
This will be tough for a president who -- before the catastrophe of Covid-19 -- leaned heavily on his ability to divert, writes Paul Begala: Now, if Trump wants to persuade voters, he'll have to stop being a reality TV host, and start adapting to the new and overwhelming reality.
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Red Sox vs. Rays: Nathan Eovaldi is the difference
The Red Sox’s pitching rotation has the second-worst ERA in the majors, but have the elements on Tuesday that should push things in the right direction. Nathan Eovaldi, riddled by injuries in 2019, has delivered two solid starts for Boston this season, pitching to a 2.45 ERA through 11 innings. His former team, the Tampa...
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Column: California is still showing how to make Obamacare work, even with COVID-19
California's Obamacare exchange will have minimal rate increases next year, despite COVID
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MLB's Cardinals, Marlins show how fragile non-bubble sports can be
What I'm Hearing: Bob Nightengale on the latest outbreak in MLB       
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This GOP consultant traveled to a July family gathering amid pandemic. 'Big mistake'
Richard Costigan and his family attended a gathering in Georgia in early July. He, his wife and several other family members have since gotten COVID-19.
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Isaias spawns deadly tornado, brings flooding and widespread outages
12 hours after coming ashore, Isaias was still sustaining near-hurricane-strength top winds of 70 mph.
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L.A. Rep. Karen Bass surged up Biden's VP list. Is she ready for the national stage?
Bass catapulted to Biden's short list thanks to her pragmatism and unassuming style, which have impressed progressives, moderates, even Republicans.
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Remote learning resumes as Georgia schools reopen
Some families are opting to enroll their students in remote learning programs this fall, as the coronavirus continues to cause upheaval in school systems around the country. (Aug. 4)       
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Cinemark planning to reopen theaters on scant ‘test and learn’ data
After multiple postponements, movie theater chain Cinemark said it’s ready to reopen, citing “high satisfaction” with its COVID-19 protections among theatergoers in Texas. In an earnings conference call on Tuesday, Cinemark Chief Executive Mark Zoradi said the Plano, Texas, company aims to start selling tickets at all of its 345 US-based theaters by August 31,...
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Trump signs conservation funding law that will aid national parks
President Donald Trump signed a measure Tuesday that will fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund -- a program his administration's budget proposals had repeatedly tried to cut.
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Behind Ellen DeGeneres’ spectacular fall from grace
“She’s been hysterical,’’ a source who knows the star told Page Six.
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Sarah Paulson Will Be Directing ‘American Horror Story’s Spin-Off
Fingers crossed Lana and Cordelia are returning too!
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Opinion: America's Gang of Four has spoken, but it doesn't understand US-China reality
US officials have taken aim at China in a series of high-level speeches, but Stephen Roach argues their bombast misses the nature of the two countries' economic relationship.
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Jets’ C.J. Mosley explains why he opted out of 2020 NFL season
Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley called his decision to opt out of the 2020 season “probably the biggest football decision I’ve made in a long time.” Mosley made his first comments since opting out during a Facebook Live event Monday to help raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. The 28-year-old informed the Jets on Saturday...
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Joe Biden holds final interviews with VP candidates as he looks to announce pick next week
California Sen. Kamala Harris, former national security advisor Susan Rice and California Rep. Karen Bass are reported to be on Biden's short list.        
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Parents unhappy with school options assemble learning ‘pods’
MIAMI — On the 4-acre farm at the edge of the Everglades where Timea Hunter runs a horse academy, she has hosted plenty of parties, picnics and workshops. So with her children’s school building closed, she figured why not use it also a classroom? While her son and daughter will participate in distance learning at...
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Tornado touches down in NJ as Tropical Storm Isaias barrels toward NYC
The small tornado touched down in Cape May County, New Jersey, and a second was also spotted on Long Beach Island in Ocean County, NJ.com reported.
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How Hannah Brown, Tyler Cameron, and more ‘Bachelor’ stars are enjoying summer
While we won't get the chance to see members of Bachelor Nation soak up the sun on "Bachelor in Paradise" this year, that hasn't stopped the franchise's stars from having summer fun.
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Trump signs $3B-a-year plan for conservation, parks
President Donald Trump signs into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects and maintenance of national parks. The Great American Outdoors Act authorizes spending about $900 million a year. (Aug. 4)       
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Lebanese Red Cross teams trying to reach blast site
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6 out of 10 New Hampshire residents disapprove of Trump, according to new poll
According the poll, 60% of New Hampshire residents disapprove of Trump's work as president.        
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Chicago artist brings segregated residents together in ‘Folded Map Project’
Chicago’s segregated residents are unexpectedly becoming friends in a project that an artist hopes will smash barriers and stereotypes. When Tonika Johnson started photographing houses with corresponding addresses in the city’s North and South sides in her Folded Map Project, she decided to bring the residents together. The North Side is a largely affluent, white area,...
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2020 Indy 500 will be run without fans due to growing concerns around COVID-19
The Indy 500 has been canceled six times since its first running in 1911, but never in its 109-year history has it been held without fans present.       
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Philippine capital returning to lockdown as virus surges
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has agreed to place the capital and outlying provinces back under a lockdown after medical groups warned that the country was waging “a losing battle” against the coronavirus amid an alarming surge in infections. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said Monday that metropolitan Manila, the capital region of more than...
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Ryan Reynolds apologizes for plantation wedding with Blake Lively: 'Giant f--king mistake'
Ryan Reynolds apologized for his 2012 wedding with Blake Lively at Boone Hall, a former slave plantation, in South Carolina.
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With early-voting states in mind, Trump campaign resets
"I know a lot of people look at the election countdown clock on our wall: it says 91 days," Stepien said Monday. "But ballots will be in the hands of North Carolina voters in 33 days."
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Great white sharks spotted by Massachusetts police swimming off Cape Cod beach
A beach on Cape Cod in Massachusetts was closed to swimmers over the weekend after two great white sharks were spotted near the shore. 
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Cardinals' Yadier Molina one of St. Louis players who tested positive for coronavirus
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina revealed Tuesday he is one the team's 13 players who have tested positive for coronavirus.       
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Florida Lyft passenger caught on video attacking driver after getting angry about coronavirus barrier, police say
An intoxicated man has been arrested in Florida after attacking a Lyft driver because he was angry over a plastic partition installed inside the vehicle for protection against the coronavirus, police say. 
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New York, New Jersey, Connecticut add Rhode Island to quarantine list, remove DC, Delaware
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced that individuals traveling to their states from Rhode Island would be required to quarantine for 14 days as the state experiences a surge in coronavirus cases.
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Huge explosion hits Lebanon's capital Beirut
A massive explosion shook Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 wounding a number people and causing widespread damage.        
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