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Brazil COVID-19 deaths on track to pass worst of US wave

Brazil’s brutal surge in COVID-19 deaths will soon surpass the worst of a record January wave in the United States, scientists forecast, with fatalities climbing for the first time above 4,000 in a day on Tuesday as the outbreak overwhelms hospitals. Brazil’s overall death toll trails only the U.S. outbreak, with nearly 337,000 killed, according...
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (April 27 | 11 a.m. ET)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
Hugh Jackman talks future of 'The Music Man' after abuse allegations against producer Scott Rudin surface
Actor Hugh Jackman is speaking up in the wake of verbal and physical abuse allegations against prolific Broadway and Hollywood producer, Scott Rudin.
Cruz calls on Biden to fix gap in Texas levee that protects border towns
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and local residents in Mission, Texas, are calling on President Biden to fix a compromised levee that protects border towns from the Rio Grande Valley – with hurricane season just weeks away.
Countering Biden, Senate Republicans Unveil Smaller $568 Billion Infrastructure Plan
The five-year spending outline is much more narrowly focused on traditional infrastructure than the president's sweeping proposal.
Swimwear brand creates nude sunbathing guides for US, world
Swimwear and lingerie brand Pour Moi recently released two sunbathing guides – one for the world and one for the U.S. – to help people decide which countries and states allow nude or topless sunbathing.
No answers from data recorders yet on cause of Hoboken train crash
NTSB investigators have begun interviewing the crew of the New Jersey Transit train that crashed in Hoboken on Thursday. The agency also announced Friday that it had obtained the data recorder from the rear of the train, but were still working to access recorder and cameras in the front cab. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Gov. Cuomo aide doubles down on attacking NY AG Letitia James: 'Maybe I just call it how I see it'
Richard Azzopardi, a senior adviser to the scandal-clad Cuomo, told The New York Times on Monday that the state government had “officially jumped the shark” with James’ new investigation into the governor’s alleged use of state resources to pen his memoir, “American Crisis.”
Trump's motivation to keep controversies going
Faced with controversy, any other candidate would change the subject. But, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump keeps them going for days. Scott Pelley speaks with co-managing editor of Bloomberg Politics John Heilemann about the potential impact it could have on the Trump campaign.
How Israel Persuaded Reluctant Ultra-Orthodox Jews To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
As anti-vaccine sentiment spread among ultra-Orthodox Jews, officials waged an aggressive campaign against rumors and hesitancy. Today, 80% of ultra-Orthodox adults over age 30 are vaccinated.
The Internet says to 'check in on your Black friends.' It's more complex than that.
Some Black people say they appreciate when white people in their lives check in. But who checks in, how they check in, and why they check in matters.
How Jack Black relates to the convicted killer he plays in the film "Bernie"
Despite Bernie Tiede having admitted to killing his friend, Marjorie Nugent, the actor who plays him on the big screen tells "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant he was still able to find something in Tiede that he could relate to. Learn more about the case in "The Mortician, The Murder, The Movie," airing Saturday, July 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
Rashida Tlaib: Reaction to Ma'khia Bryant shooting 'maddening,' no justification for 'the killing of a child'
Rep. Rashida Tlaib said it was “maddening” to see so many in their reaction to the police shooting of Ma’khia Byant in Ohio “strip away the fact that she was a child.”
Ann-Margret reflects on ‘Viva Las Vegas,’ visiting troops in Vietnam: ‘Being with them has been in my heart’
Ann-Margret received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 24th Family Film Awards
'Straight out of Hollywood fiction': Feds bust three men in $30 million bank robbery scheme
Federal authorities say they've arrested three New York men Tuesday on money laundering conspiracy charges in connection with an elaborate, international bank robbery operation that netted more than $30 million over several years.
New York City subway bomber Akayed Ullah gets life sentence
The Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb that partially exploded in New York City’s busiest subway station in 2017 has been sentenced Thursday to life in prison plus 30 years.
Dogecoin Almost Two Times Bigger Than Credit Suisse as Price Climbs
The trendy cryptocurrency's worth has surged recently.
Clinton accuses Trump of shady business
Hillary Clinton rallied young voters in Florida and slammed Donald Trump for what she says is his admiration for dictators.This comes after USA Today's "disendorsement" of Trump. Bob Cusack, editor-in-chief of The Hill, joins CBSN with more from Washington.
Bipartisan strategy in works to split infrastructure bill in half to get it through Congress
Jack Osbourne celebrates 18 years of sobriety: 'It is possible if you are willing to do the work'
Jack Osbourne is celebrating 18 years of sobriety. The former reality star previously said he used drugs and alcohol to help cope with depression.
Baby panda cubs make debut in China
23 giant panda cubs made their public debut in China on Friday. Watch the video here.
6 steps to avoid running out of money in retirement
The pandemic has put a dent in many people's financial lives, affecting their ability to save and stash away cash for retirement. Add the fact that more Americans are living longer, and the prospect of financial security in retirement for many is falling short.
John Kennedy on LeBron James' anti-police tweet: 'He can go from zero to screw everyone pretty fast'
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., weighed in Thursday on LeBron James' recent tweet targeting the Ohio police officer who shot a 16-year-old girl in Columbus, Ohio.
Left-wing media stirs 'racial pot' in the worst way after police shootings: Fleischer
Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer told "America's Newsroom" on Thursday that the media and Democrats are "stirring the racial pot" regarding police-involved shootings, fueling anger toward police.
Too much COVID-19 vaccine given to dozens of inmates in Iowa: report
More than 70 inmates at a correctional facility in Iowa were given too much COVID-19 vaccine, according to a local report.
How to stay cool without air conditioning
No air conditioning? Here are more than 12 methods for cooling your body and buffering your house from the outside heat.
We the Voters: Hot tips to rock the local ballot booth
In this segment of "We The Voters", vlogger Grace Helbig discusses the importance of voting for local officials and how this vote impacts voters.
Stephanie Frappart set to become first female official at men's European Championship
Stephanie Frappart, one of the officials for the European Championship, will be the first female official in history of the men's soccer tournament.
We the Voters: Altered states of America
In the United States, the Constitution allows states to create their own laws. However, what happens when a state law goes against a federal law? Watch this segment of "We The Voters" and find out.
Photo of Texas teacher’s foot on Black student’s neck sparks anger, investigation
A Texas elementary school teacher took a photo of her foot on a Black student’s neck and texted it to the young boy’s mother — drawing fury from administrators and the child’s father. The Lamar Elementary teacher, whose identity has not been disclosed, wrote to the mother that she put her foot on her 10-year-old...
Confirmation of top Biden scientist delayed over ties to Jeffrey Epstein
Questions over Eric Lander’s association with Jeffrey Epstein have delayed his nomination to be director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
7 Shows Like ‘Cruel Summer’
Do we have another Pretty Little Liars on our hands?
Summer House’s Lindsay Hubbard claims Jamie Foxx once slid into her DMs
The Bravolebrity claimed she got "a lot of inquiries" from high-profile people before she became a reality star.
Relatives of Ma'Khia Bryant, Black teen fatally shot by police, appeal for justice
Ma'Khia Bryant's cousins remembered the Black teenager fatally shot by police in Ohio as "a good student, a good person" whose life was unnecessarily cut short by "disproportionate and unjustified use of force."
Peggy Noonan: When are we going to talk about the real issues?
After a week when chatter on the campaign trail focused on fat-shaming comments from 1996 and Clinton's recovery from pneumonia, CBS News contributor Peggy Noonan joins CBSN to discuss the state of the 2016 race.
You Can Get Paid $1,500 a Month to Be a 'Professional Napper'
There are five "nap reviewer" positions available, with the chosen candidates expected to take part in a variety of sleep experiments over 30 days.
Coronavirus in pregnant women ups risk of death, complications, study finds
A multi-country study suggests pregnant women who get COVID-19 have higher risks for death, intensive-care stays, preterm birth and other complications.
How India Went From A Ray Of Hope To A World Record For Most COVID Cases In A Day
India's COVID-19 caseload plummeted to record lows in February. Now a startling spike is causing health systems — and law and order — to break down. What went wrong?
Could automatic braking system have prevented the Hoboken train crash?
Technology called positive train control is designed to automatically slow down a train moving too quickly or going off course. CBS News' Kris Van Cleave discusses why this technology is not installed nationwide, and if it could have stopped the Hoboken train crash.
The US badly needs to build credibility in the fight against climate change
Dealing with Washington on emissions means other nations must make politically tough decisions -- with no guarantee the US will keep its end of the bargain. Of course the fate of the Earth might be reason enough for other governments to transition from fossil fuels. And if the US doesn't want to lead the 21st century's low-carbon economy, plenty of others do.
Why does Jack Black support a killer?
Jack Black portrayed Bernie Tiede in Richard Linklater's film "Bernie," a true story about the relationship between a beloved mortician and an elderly widow he was later convicted of killing. "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant joins CBSN to discuss the controversial case.
GOP senators say Dems trying to 'rig' SCOTUS through court-packing, ask Biden to rein in party's 'crazies'
A group of Republican senators on Thursday spoke in front of the Supreme Court in opposition to court-packing, a response to legislation Democrats introduced at a press conference last week to do just that.
Snoop Dogg's latest song lyric implies he smoked pot with Barack Obama
A line in one of Snoop Dogg’s new songs implies that he smoked marijuana with former President Barack Obama.
Trump gets unprecedented anti-endorsement from USA Today
The USA Today editorial board says it will not endorse a presidential candidate, but it "disendorsed" Donald Trump, calling him unfit to be president. The paper is urging citizens to vote for any candidate but Trump. CBS News' Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to discuss.
‘Stowaway’ Ending Explained: Who Dies In Netflix’s Space Thriller?
Boulder mass shooting: 9 civilians killed before slain officer arrived
More charges have been filed against the man accused of killing 10 people at a King Soopers grocery store on March 22.
Is 'Together Together' the beginning of new genre the platonic rom-com?
"Together Together" is everything you could want in a romantic comedy – minus the romance. Sort of.
How the NTSB will investigate Hoboken train crash
The NTSB is working to determine the cause of the commuter train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, that left one dead and more than 100 injured. NTSB Vice Chair Bella Dinh-Zarr joins CBSN to discuss the investigation.
Bearaby is bringing back its cooling, plant-based weighted blanket for Earth Day
The cooling Tree Napper blanket has all the qualities of the brand's fan-favorite weighted blankets with the added benefit of being made from material that has a little extra cooling power for summer.