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Biden Economic Adviser Doesn't Rule Out Ending Filibuster to Pass $15 Minimum Wage
The White House will meet with congressional allies to determine the "best path forward" for passing a $15 minimum wage, according to the National Economic Council's director.
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Sanders, Hawley Want to Force Big Companies to Pay $15 an Hour—Here's How They'd Do It
"Mega-corporations can afford to pay their workers $15 an hour, and it's long past time they do so, but this should not come at the expense of small businesses already struggling to make it," Hawley said in a statement on Friday.
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Massive fire in L.A. burns buses, causes transformer explosions
Aerial footage from CBS Los Angeles showed at least 10 buses, including school buses and luxury charter buses, ablaze.
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Cuomo accuser Lindsey Boylan says she is 'grateful for the support'
The woman accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment said she is "grateful for the support" she has received this week since making the allegations, saying supporting victims makes it "easier for others to come forward."
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Trump, in CPAC 2021 speech, to rip Biden and map out how to retake Congress in 2022
Former President Donald Trump will use his much-anticipated speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Sunday to offer a stinging rebuke of the first month of the Biden presidency -- while laying out what the GOP needs to do to take Congress in the 2022 midterms, sources with knowledge of the speech told Fox News.
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I got the covid vaccine and cheer has replaced fear
A shot in my arm brought a feeling I had almost forgotten: Relief
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Shamima Begum loses legal bid to return home to appeal citizenship revocation
The UK Supreme Court ruled that "ISIS bride" Shamima Begum cannot return to the United Kingdom to appeal the revocation of her UK citizenship. Begum was 15 years old when in 2015 she left the UK with two school friends to join ISIS in Syria. She was stripped of her British citizenship by then-Home Secretary Sajid Javid on February 19, 2019 upon being discovered in a northern Syrian refugee camp.
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Prince Harry reveals why he and Meghan Markle left the royal life
Prince Harry told James Corden what led to his and Meghan Markle's departure from the royal life.       
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'Pokémon Legends Arceus' Announced, Brings 'Breath of the Wild'-Style Exploration in 2022
Explore the Sinnoh region long before the events of "Diamond and Pearl."
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Cuomo's handling of nursing home COVID outbreak leaves health commissioner in the firing line
New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker faced a barrage of questions when he appeared for a hearing about the Cuomo administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
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Biden holds high-stakes call with Saudi King Salman ahead of new intel report on Khashoggi
The Biden administration is set to release an intelligence report on the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. This latest summary is expected to blame Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman for Khashoggi's killing. However, it's unclear if Biden discussed this with Saudi King Salman during their phone call yesterday. CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent and Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan joins CBSN to break down the latest developments.
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Lauren Boebert Is 'One-Trick Pony' Who Just Raises Money for GOP, Colorado Challenger Says
Gregg Smith dismissed the freshman Republican's suggestion that Democrats are coming to take away people's guns .
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These popular Everlane flats are just $39 before they get discontinued
When it comes to spring-time, shoes can be a tough one. Some days it’s too cold to wear your favorite sandals and on warmer days, people are sure to give you a side-eye if you strut the streets in your UGGs. Flats, on the other hand, are the perfect in-between season shoes. Not only that,...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis: Florida 'Oasis of Freedom' in Country of Lockdowns
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) called his state an "oasis of freedom" on Friday during his speech to CPAC.
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CNN commentator appears on scandal-ridden Lincoln Project's YouTube show
CNN political commentator Charlie Dent appeared on the scandal-ridden Lincoln Project's YouTube show Thursday night, showing the mainstream media isn't ready to divorce itself from the disgraced political action committee.
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Xbox Live's Six-Hour Outage Inspires Memes and Jokes from Bored Gamers
The Xbox Live service went down on the same day that "Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War" season 2 was released.
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Brad Stevens has identity stolen as part of Celtics’ week from hell
Brad Stevens would prefer to forget this week. Not only has his team lost three straight games, but he dealt with identity theft and underwent root canal. “I was just telling my wife, I had a root canal and my identity stolen last week and I think those were two of my better days in...
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California high court upholds ending adult trials for 14- and 15-year-old offenders
The five lower courts previously found no conflict.
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Here's what you can expect to get from the $1.9 trillion House stimulus
The $1.9 trillion House coronavirus package contains a wide range of proposals to help Americans still struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic.
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New Movies On Demand: ‘Minari,’ ‘The Obituary of Tunde Johnson’ + More
Get a jump on your award season bingo card by watching Minari this weekend.
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Gov. DeSantis kicks off CPAC with tribute to Rush Limbaugh, touts future of GOP
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, R., kicked off the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this year with a roaring speech that paid tribute to his "friend," the late conservative talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh.  
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Airbnb and DoorDash give contrasting post-pandemic outlooks
Lockdown winners could become post-pandemic losers. Airbnb and DoorDash signaled very different possible paths forward after the pandemic ends. CNN's Paul R. La Monica reports
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Glitches, errors, a nonworking number: D.C. residents still struggle to get vaccine appointments
For the second day in a row, D.C.’s registration website was full of glitches and error messages.
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'Untold: Patriots Revealed' honors unsung heroes of the American Revolution
Do you know the story of John Parker? Peter Salem? John Glover? Hugh Mercer? 
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Canada Authorizes AstraZeneca's Vaccine, the Country's 3d
The addition of a third vaccine may ease the country’s growing dissatisfaction about the sluggish pace of vaccinations.
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A Russell Wilson trade is unlikely, but Seattle’s star QB is unhappy. Here are the team’s options.
Here are the Seahawks’ options for fixing things with Russell Wilson (and avoiding a trade).
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All the essentials your dog actually needs, according to vets
Vets from across the country have laid out the essentials for every dog — and they're all on Amazon.
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DHS mandates state and local spending on domestic terrorism prevention
DHS mandates state and local spending on domestic terrorism prevention
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DHS mandates state and local spending on domestic terrorism prevention
The Department of Homeland Security will require state and local grant recipients to spend funding on domestic violent extremism prevention efforts, the department announced Thursday.
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"48 Hours" looks for answers in Madeleine McCann's disappearance
This week's episode of "48 Hours" takes a new look at the story of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann's disappearance, which made international headlines back in 2007. Authorities now believe they may have some answers. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant joins "CBSN AM" to discuss the case.
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‘WandaVision’ Episode 8 Recap: “The Witches Are Out”
It may look like a walnut...
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Nikola admits founder Trevor Milton made ‘inaccurate’ claims
Nikola admitted that founder and former chairman Trevor Milton made several “inaccurate” claims about the electric-truck maker’s business before he resigned under pressure last year. An internal investigation affirmed several findings of the Hindenburg Research report that threw Nikola into chaos last fall after the short-selling firm alleged that the buzzy company had been built...
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Biden's Syria airstrikes first test of role as world's police
Pentagon airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in Syria in response to a Feb. 15 attack in Iraq received both bipartisan praise — and criticism.       
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Compton fire roars through industrial area, burning structures and buses
The blaze erupted just after 4:30 a.m. at an industrial complex in Compton. No injuries have been reported.
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Gov. DeSantis: 'Corporate media' was proven wrong on Florida's reopening
Florida is going to have a "budget surplus" despite "predictions of its economic doom," the Republican governor of the Sunshine State Ron DeSantis said on Friday.
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This golden statue of Trump at CPAC is a perfect metaphor for the state of the GOP
I imagine this is how Trump sees himself when he looks in the mirror. | Screengrab of a video by William Turton Apparently CPAC attendees missed the part of the Bible about the Golden Calf. The Golden Calf is one of the most famous stories in the Old Testament. The Israelites, newly freed from Egyptian slavery, have a crisis of faith while God is speaking with Moses on Mount Sinai. They melt down the golden jewelry to construct a physical god — a statue in the shape of a calf — to worship in place of their abstract, invisible deity. It’s a story about the allure of idolatry, how easy it is to abandon one’s commitments to principle in favor of shiny, easy falsehoods. This biblical tale trended on Twitter in the US Friday morning because of the following video, filmed on the first day of the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Someone involved in the conference constructed a golden statue — not of a calf, but of Trump — and wheeled it out to cheers from conference attendees. “That is so cool,” one of the onlookers says. #CPAC #AmericaUncancelled pic.twitter.com/mVqBuF2blY— William Turton (@WilliamTurton) February 26, 2021 There are so many reasons why this is a perfect metaphor for the state of the GOP after the Trump presidency. The party sacrificed its commitment to political principles, including previously cherished ideals like free trade, on the altar of Trumpism. White evangelicals abandoned their alleged commitments to godliness in public servants and embraced a man accused of serial sexual assault who had an affair with a porn star and paid her hush money to cover it up. Conservatism, once seen as a high-minded intellectual tradition, became undeniably base and degraded in the Trump years. But above all else, the statue points to the way in which the GOP remains the party of Trump even after his presidency — gaudy golden aesthetic and all. The party’s base is so committed to the former president that they construct idols of him, literally, to stand up at their premier political conference. The party leadership understands that, of course. It’s why the vast bulk of the GOP Senate caucus embraced flimsy constitutional rationales for acquitting Trump in the most recent impeachment trial, despite clear evidence that he incited the January 6 riot at the US Capitol that threatened their lives. They are too afraid of their own voters to turn on Trump, and so have no choice but to embrace him — despite knowing how much of a threat he poses to their party and American democracy. Trump’s hold is so powerful, in fact, that even his children are now considered leading possibilities for the 2024 GOP nomination — despite the complete lack of relevant qualifications. A recent poll found that Donald Trump Jr. was one of the most popular choices for the 2024 nomination, doing better than Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley combined. On Fox News Thursday night, former GOP House member and Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows openly proclaimed that it’s still Trump’s party — either Donald, Donald Jr.’s, or Ivanka’s. “We will see the start of planning for the next administration and I can tell you — the people that are at the top of that list, all of them have Trump as their last name,” he says. Meadows: We will see the start of planning for the next administration and I can tell you, the people that are at the top of that list, all of them have Trump as their last name pic.twitter.com/69DMdyFSOO— Acyn (@Acyn) February 26, 2021 In the Bible, the Golden Calf story ends with a furious Moses destroying the idol — dumping its ashes into water and forcing the Israelites to drink it as punishment. In theory, the voters in 2020 could have been the party’s Moses, the loss of the White House and the Senate their bitter ashwater. And yet, here they are, still building idols of a false god.
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Prince Harry says Meghan Markle was The One after this moment: ‘We went from zero to 60 in two months’
Prince Harry spoke about dating Meghan Markle to James Corden during his appearance on "The Late Late Show."
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Asian man stabbed in back in New York City's Chinatown, suspect arrested
A 23-year-old has been charged with stabbing an Asian man in the back in New York City. He told detectives that he "didn’t like the way" the victim "looked at him."
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Mark Meadows says Trump is ‘planning for the next administration’
Former President Donald Trump is working on how his "America First" agenda will move forward, his former chief of staff revealed, adding that they are "planning for the next administration."
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Single dose of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine may protect against asymptomatic infection, preprint study says
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Pie in the sky: Skydivers share pizza in 14,000-foot plummet
These are some daring pie-divers.
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Scott Walker at CPAC says ‘America is under siege’ on campuses, in culture
Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is charging that the nation is “under siege” from the political left.
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Survivors describe Iranian missile attack on Al Asad Airbase
David Martin reports on the attack that nearly caused war between the U.S. and Iran, Sunday on 60 Minutes.
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Gregg Jarrett: Cuomo sex harassment allegations – could the governor face criminal charges?
A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come forward to accuse him of persistent sexual harassment and unwanted physical touching. 
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‘Real Housewives’ crossover all-star series in the works at NBC’s Peacock
The show will reportedly air on NBC's streaming platform Peacock.
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Cuomo sexual harassment allegations: NY AG reviewing letter from Republican state senators asking for probe
New York Attorney General Letitia James is reviewing a letter from state senators asking her office to investigate the sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Fox News has learned.
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Pandemic grief could become its own health crisis
Acknowledging not just the lives lost but also the loved ones mourning is key.
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Mitch McConnell Plays Long Game on Donald Trump, Keeping His Focus on Republican Power
The Senate minority leader said his attention is on 2022 when asked about the future prospects of the former president.
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