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50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act

Following the historic Selma march in 1965, President Lyndon Johnson urged Congress to pass legislation ensuring equal voting rights for African Americans. The Voting Rights Act was signed into law on August 6, 1965.
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Fallout from violence at Donald Trump rallies
Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for the New York Times Magazine who has been following candidates on the campaign trail, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the fallout from violence at Donald Trump's campaign events and Tuesday's Republican primaries in five states.
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Democrats accuse Donald Trump of inciting violence
Many protesters at the canceled Donald Trump rally in Chicago were Bernie Sanders supporters. Trump tweeted on Sunday, "Bernie Sanders is lying when he says his disruptors aren't told to go to my events. Be careful Bernie, or my supporters will go to yours!” At a town hall Sunday night, both Hillary Clinton and Sanders were asked about Trump. Nancy Cordes reports.
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Trump defends supporters after violent protests
Noisy protests followed Donald Trump along the campaign trail over the weekend, while demonstrators clashed with police and Trump supporters outside his events. The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker shows Trump with a big lead in Florida, where the winner gets all the delegates. In Ohio, Trump is tied with the state's governor, John Kasich. Major Garrett reports.
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Amtrak derailment in Kansas injures dozens
Five cars from an Amtrak train derailed near Wichita, Kansas, overnight, injuring at least 27 people, two of them critically. There were more than 100 people on board the Amtrak Southwest Chief, which was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago. Don Dahler reports.
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Biden set to issue sweeping sanctions against Russia
The sanctions, which may be issued as soon as Thursday, are expected to target over 30 Russian entities and include the expulsion of at least 10 Russian individuals.
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Vietnam vet, cancer survivor donates 100 gallons of blood
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Universities to require vaccinations by fall
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Officer receives Purple Heart after ATV strike
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Ancestry database led to ID of 1976 homicide victim
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Soldier charged after video shows confrontation
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City to continue free summer camps for kids
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SD Gov. Noem says state won't take undocumented migrants Biden administration wants to relocate
South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem made her position on the migrant crisis at the southern border clear Wednesday, telling the Biden administration she will not allow any undocumented migrants to be relocated to her state.
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3/13: Trump continues to court chaos at rallies; Man gives life savings to kindergarteners for college
Donald Trump came close Sunday morning to condoning a violent response from his supporters toward protesters who have been an increasing presence at his rallies; Marty Burbank was going to buy a 40-foot boat and sail off into retirement, but he felt compelled to do more with all the money he'd saved up.
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Deadly floods still threaten the South
Parts of the South remain under flood watches and warnings after nearly a week of relentless rain. Six people died in the extreme weather. David Begnaud reports from Louisiana.
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Aid in Dying
Dr. Jon LaPook reports on aid-in-dying, a controversial practice that relies on the terminally ill taking a lethal dose of medication themselves.
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Makeup artist is latest woman to file lawsuit against Deshaun Watson
The latest woman to accuse Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment during massage sessions last year is a Houston makeup artist, who filed a lawsuit against the Texans quarterback on Wednesday.
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Man gives life savings to kindergarteners for college
Marty Burbank was going to buy a 40-foot boat and sail off into retirement, but he felt compelled to do more with all the money he'd saved up. Now, 26 kindergarteners will be reaping the benefits. Teri Okita has more.
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Encryption "cannot be secure just for some people"
Pavel Durov, the inventor of Telegram, a popular texting app also favored by ISIS, tells 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl that it would be mathematically impossible to unlock private messages and "encryption is either secure or not".
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China genetically modifying beagles
Scientists in China are genetically modifying beagles to be more muscular. They say it's essential medical research, but others say it's animal cruelty. Seth Doane has more.
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Shorthanded Nets fall to 76ers in battle for first
The 76ers want to finish the season atop the Eastern Conference. The Nets just want to finish healthy. Both of those goals showed in Wednesday’s lineups. The already shorthanded Nets rested Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin, taking the court with a makeshift lineup and taking a 123-117 loss before 4,094 at Wells Fargo Center in...
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Snacking in the U.S. is on the rise
With so many schedules in flux, Americans are increasingly eating on the run. Snacks are now a $374 billion business. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.
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The truth about ‘racism’ & cops: Devine
Who would want to be a cop in America?  It’s open season on anyone who wears a badge, so no wonder recruitment is down, retirements are up and the streets grow ever more violent.  By swallowing the false narrative of systemic racism, we have demonized and criminalized police while turning criminals into civil-rights martyrs. This...
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Tucker responds to Fauci's calling his vaccine questions a 'conspiracy theory': What are you telling us?
On Wednesday's 'Tucker Carlson Tonight,' the Fox News host once again asked why those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine must remain under restrictions and responds to Dr. Anthony Fauci's claims that Carlson's questioning vaccine efficacy is 'typical, crazy conspiracy theory'
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Apparent terrorist assault on beach resort kills 16 in Ivory Coast
The West African nation of Ivory Coast was hit by a terror attack in Grand-Bassam, a popular resort town. At least 16 people died in the mass shooting. Debora Patta reports. Warning: graphic footage.
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Bomb kills 34, injures dozens in Turkey
A car bomb killed at least 34 people and injured dozens more in Turkey's capital. It's the second such attack to hit Ankara in the last three weeks. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.
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Danica Patrick on how Aaron Rodgers split taught her a lot about heartbreak
Danica Patrick said during an appearance on “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” that she "learned a lot" from her split from NFL star Aaron Rodgers. The pair called it quits last July after two years together.
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White soldier charged with assault for shoving, berating Black man in viral video
Jonathan Pentland is a soldier at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.
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Campaigns gear up for second Super Tuesday
Over a thousand delegates will be up for grabs Tuesday as several states will head to the polls for Republican and Democratic primaries. Juliana Goldman has a report on who's leading where and what contests may come down to the wire.
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California child protective agency declines to answer questions about mother accused of killing her 3 kids
The agency charged with protecting children from abusive homes in Los Angeles County has declined to comment on a case Wednesday in which a mother allegedly brutally stabbed to death her three children.
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Trump continues to court chaos at rallies
Donald Trump came close Sunday morning to condoning a violent response from his supporters toward protesters who have been an increasing presence at his rallies. Trump said, "If you see 'em, do whatever you have to do to 'em, I don't care." Dean Reynolds has more on the campaign.
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Mom charged with killing teen son, burying him under clothes in bedroom
An Ohio woman is charged with murder and assault, after she allegedly killed her teenage son and hid his body in his bedroom for two months. The body of Dominic Allen, 19, was found in the Cincinnati home of his mother Kenya Stallworth, 39, and her husband, Robert Robb, 35, in early December — after...
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Heckler: Marco Rubio tried to steal my girlfriend
A heckler interrupted presidential candidate Marco Rubio at a campaign event, insisting that Rubio had tried to steal his girlfriend. CBSN's Jamie Yuccas has the video and details.
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California ethnic studies pitch denounces US as a 'parasitic system' based on the 'invasion' of White settlers
Documents from a California ethnic studies program called on educators to tell students that America is a “system of oppression” built around the idea that “White male settlers” have invaded and “appropriated land,” according to a new report.
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Why Trump blames Sanders for rally violence
Republican front-runner Donald Trump has been interrupted by protesters at many of his rallies, but now things are getting violent. Trump has publicly blamed Bernie Sanders for the disruptions, and says he may be sending protesters to a Sanders rally. With analysis on the Trump unrest, CBSN political contributors Leslie Sanchez and Jon Allen join CBSN
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March Madness begins tonight with selection Sunday
It's selection Sunday, which means you can finally fill out that March Madness bracket. With a preview of tonight's selection show, CBS Sports' Seth Davis joins CBSN in New York. CBS will present the NCAA tournament picks at 5:30pm ET.
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Donald Trump rally violence may impact campaign
Donald Trump's rallies have been disrupted by protesters and supporters violently fighting. On Friday, the Trump rally in Chicago was cancelled due to security issues. At another rally, a protester ran after Trump onstage. With analysis on the rally violence's impact on Trump's campaign, Face The Nation moderator John Dickerson joins CBSN from Washington, DC.
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Inside the Battle to Run CBS News
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyABC News’ Wednesday announcement of the historic appointment of former top CBS News executive Kim Godwin as the first Black woman, indeed the first woman, to lead the Disney-owned network’s news division was the initial step in an unprecedented game of broadcast news musical chairs involving ABC and CBS.Godwin’s departure from CBS, where she was the influential executive vice president in charge of global news gathering operations, comes a day after her immediate superior, CBS News President Susan Zirinsky, acknowledged her plans to step down after two troubled and tumultuous years capping a four-decade career as a star producer of such iconic CBS programs as 48 Hours.Ironically, while Godwin was—on paper, at least—Zirinsky’s principal deputy, she was also one of her most powerful detractors at the network, according to multiple CBS insiders who spoke with The Daily Beast on condition of not being identified.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Clint Frazier’s late benching gone-wrong may be telling Yankees sign
DUNEDIN, Fla. — If you look closely, it sure seems like the Yankees are using a platoon in left field, as a change in the Blue Jays’ pitching plans put Clint Frazier back on the bench for Wednesday’s 5-4 loss at TD Ballpark. After Frazier broke out of an 0-for-17 slump on Tuesday, he wasn’t...
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Cotton: Biden Admin Says Same Things about American Racism that China, USSR Used to Say
On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News Primetime,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) reacted to U.N. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s statements about racism being a part of America’s founding documents by saying that under the Biden administration, our own diplomats
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3/13: Trump, Kasich, Sanders
The latest news from an increasingly tense campaign trail, with Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, and others
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CDC reports 5,800 Covid infections in fully vaccinated people
About 5,800 people out of tens of millions who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infected anyway, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells CNN.
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Corporate leaders meet to discuss states' efforts to change voting laws
More than a hundred corporate leaders met virtually over the weekend to discuss states' efforts to change voting laws. Nsé Ufot, the CEO of the New Georgia Project, joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero with more on the impact of these new voting laws.
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US is expected to sanction Russia and expel Russian officials in response to hacks and election interference
The Biden administration is expected to announce sanctions as soon as Thursday targeting Russian individuals and entities, in addition to the expulsion of as many as a dozen Russian diplomats from the US in response to the hack of SolarWinds and election interference, according to two sources familiar with the plans.
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Q&A: Gun rights advocate Sandy Froman
In a rare interview, National Rifle Association board member and past president Sandy Froman explains the organization's opposition to many proposed gun control laws.
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