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Family sues after California man dies in taco-eating contest

The family of a California man who died in a taco-eating contest is taking legal action against the event’s organizers — claiming their negligence led him to choke to death.
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Watch out for that fine print
Do you actually read all the fine print in online contracts before clicking "Agree"? Neither does Faith Salie, who wonders whether that is something for consumers to worry about. She asks an attorney for advice.
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TV commercial spokespeople tell all
In today's highly competitive marketplace an ad campaign's "pitch" needs to be pitch perfect - creating characters that consumers come to know and trust. Nancy Giles reports on the actors who play the characters we take to heart when they're selling their wares.
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Political Flyer Slams Texas Candidate Doug Woodward for BLM Sign in Yard
Highland Park is a notably wealthy, and mostly white, section of Dallas.
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Investing in college dropouts with big ideas
A select group of whiz kids seems to be thriving despite having dropped out of college. These young people are working on the next big high-tech-idea, and they've got the backing of a Silicon Valley billionaire. John Blackstone reports.
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Open: This is Face the Nation, April 10
With the New York primary race heating up, “Face the Nation” has the latest from the campaign trail with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, GOP candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, and others.
Sam Adams: The American beer revolutionary
Currently, there are more than 4,000 craft brewers in the United States. But in 1984, when Jim Koch quit his corporate job to launch Samuel Adams in Boston, the beer landscape was very different. Serena Altschul reports on how Koch became a revolutionary in the industry, and how he's helping other aspiring craft brewers.
Wacky jobs: Doggy treat tasters
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at a few occupations where employees' jobs are far from ordinary. Susan Spencer gets a peak inside the taste test crew at a pet food bakery.
As Gavin Newsom Faces Recall Election, California Dems Want to Make Petition Process Harder
California Democrats have proposed changing the law to allow elected officials targeted by recall efforts to contact those who signed the recall petition to verify that signatures had not been gathered deceptively, along with other proposals that would make the recall process more difficult.
On the hunt with high-tech treasure hunters
Metal detectors are a must for modern-day treasure hunters. Luke Burbank recently tagged along with a pair of treasure hunters in the Sierra Nevada mountains to see how their efforts are paying off.
Anthony Davis clear for big step as Lakers return nears: ‘Good news’
The Lakers got some “good news” about one of their ailing superstars. Anthony Davis has been cleared for full-contact practice and is close to returning to the Los Angeles lineup, coach Frank Vogel told reporters before his team’s game against the Celtics on Thursday. He called it, “good news”. Davis, 28, was evaluated by the...
How Iceland responded to its banking collapse
The crash of 2008 put the economies of many nations on ice, but few took a harder hit than Iceland. Years later, as the "Panama Papers" leak demonstrates, politicians and bankers are still paying the price. Iceland's economy has recovered, and for many citizens, how the nation of 330,000 dealt with the financial crisis was the right way. Martha Teichner reports.
Nunes: Democrats Will Further Weaponize Intel Community Against 'Domestic Extremists'
Nunes said Republicans expect Democrats to further weaponize the intelligence community against "domestic extremists."
Washington Post runs op-ed predicting GOP will 'keep up the craziness' as Dems push to expand Supreme Court
An op-ed published by The Washington Post suggested that Republicans were the "crazy" party just one day before Democrats sought to shatter norms by increasing the size of the highest court in the land.
Washington Post’s Rogin exposes media for hushing coronavirus outbreak details linked to Fauci
Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin torched the media for staying silent as the coronavirus outbreak developed into a pandemic under Dr. Anthony Fauci’s watch.
Hong Kong marks National Security Education Day with goose-stepping police and riot cop souvenirs
Riot police, heavily armored, their faces concealed behind masks, holding signs reading "Disperse or We Fire" and "Warning, Tear Smoke."
Spears case: What happened in the hospital bathroom?
Lacey Spears' defense team describes the reasons they say it was impossible for Spears to poison her son, Garnett, with salt during a hospital stay through his feeding tube in the bathroom.
4/9: Brussels terror suspect confesses to being "man in the hat;" Search for beloved stuffed animal is out of this world
Belgian authorities say Mohamed Abrini, who was detained Friday in a raid, has confessed to being the third attacker in the Brussels Airport bombing; in a science experiment gone wrong, a beloved stuffed animal is out of reach in outer space.
'Heartbreaking': Van Jones reacts to fatal shooting of 13-year-old in Chicago
CNN's Van Jones reacts after authorities in Chicago released body camera video that shows 13-year-old Adam Toledo being shot by officers on March 29.
Mets should heed Denver forecast for Jacob deGrom’s sake
All week long as we’ve sloshed our way through puddles in and around New York City, as we’ve driven across slick roads and made mad dashes from house to car and from car to office without getting soaked, there has been this consolation, something you hear a lot this time of year, part of the...
Details surface of sexual abuse allegations against Dennis Hastert
Prosecutors say former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert sexually abused at least four boys while he was a high school wrestling coach. The allegations come ahead of Hastert's sentencing for financial crimes later this month. Jericka Duncan has more.
Aaron Rodgers on 'Jeopardy!': A 'super nerd' contestant moment on Night 9, host says 'relax' but not 'R-E-L-A-X'
As "Jeopardy!" guest host, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he feels like he has an appeal to "nerdy people."
Preview: Inside Hugh Jackman's coffee shop
Hugh Jackman brings us inside his New York City coffee shop. See the full story on" CBS Sunday Morning," April 10th.
Watch: Search for beloved stuffed animal is out of this world
In a science experiment gone wrong, a beloved stuffed animal is out of reach in outer space. Elaine Quijano explains.
Former police officer Derek Chauvin speaks for the first time in court
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin spoke for the first time in court Thursday, telling the judge he will invoke the fifth amendment and not testify during his murder trial. Shortly after, the defense rested its case. Closing arguments are scheduled to begin on Monday. Criminal defense attorney Arthur Aidala discusses the case presented by both sides and why the judge threatened to declare a mistrial.
Colleges accept video applications as competition mounts
As schools attempt to limit stress on students applying to college and their parents, some are now letting students apply by video. Mark Albert reports.
Senator urges Obama to declassify part of 9/11 report
In an interview that will air Sunday on "60 Minutes," former Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham tells Steve Kroft that 28 classified pages of a congressional report on the 9/11 attacks could reveal who helped the hijackers.
President Biden authorizes sweeping sanctions against Russia
President Biden authorized sweeping new sanctions against Russia on Thursday designed to punish the Kremlin for cyber hacking and interfering in the 2020 election. The sanctions target more than 30 companies and individuals. The U.S. is also expelling Russian diplomats and intelligence officials. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang reports from the White House, and then joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss that and more.
Manhunt for violent offender ends in Washington
Accused killer Anthony Garver was captured late Friday night, days after escaping from a Washington state psychiatric hospital. As Carter Evans reports, the facility is increasingly coming under fire.
Cruz wins Colorado, Sanders takes Wisconsin
Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders each gained ground on their party front-runners Saturday with primary wins in Colorado and Wisconsin respectively. As Julianna Goldman reports, the next "big one" comes 10 days from now, when New Yorkers will go to the polls.
Brussels terror suspect confesses to being "man in the hat"
Belgian authorities say Mohamed Abrini, who was detained Friday in a raid, has confessed to being the third attacker in the Brussels Airport bombing. Abrini has also been linked to the terrorist attacks in Paris last November. Jonathan Vigliotti has more.
SpaceX Crew Dragon cleared for launch
The flight will mark the third piloted launch of SpaceX's futuristic astronaut ferry ship.
Bernie Sanders re-cuts "America" ad with more diversity
The viral "America" ad, first released in January, gets a new look from the Bernie Sanders campaign ahead of New York's primary. The campaign released their "New York" version earlier this week.
Radical Democrat Priorities in Biden’s First 100 Days: Packing Courts, Amnesty, Reparations, Federalizing Elections, DC Statehood, Banning Electoral College
In President Joe Biden's first 100 days, the Democrats have proposed radical initiatives contrary to Biden's "back to normalcy" campaign sold to the American people.
Abby Wambach: "I made a mistake, I'm owning it"
Addressing her recent DUI arrest at the 2016 OWN IT Summit at Georgetown University, retired World Cup soccer champion Abby Wambach took full responsibility for the incident and spoke to "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell about what she's learned from the mistake.
Abby Wambach: "Tackle real, true equality"
The retired soccer champion spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell at the 2016 OWN IT Summit at Georgetown University about the importance of fighting inequality, including the U.S. women's national team's push for equal pay.
Would John Kasich have signed N.C. transgender bathroom bill? "Probably not"
The Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate spoke with CBS' "Face the Nation" and discussed North Carolina's controversial transgender bathroom law. The full interview will air Sunday, April 10, 2016.
GOP congressman urges bipartisan support in fight against opioid epidemic
In the Republican weekly address, Rep. Bob Dold, R-Illinois, is calling for bipartisan support in passing a bill taking aim at the nation's rising opioid addiction and overdose problems.
Atlanta high school changing its name to honor Hank Aaron
Change is on the way for a high school in Atlanta.
Moneywatch: Dave & Buster's plans to expand; Best Buy's new delivery option
Dave & Buster's plans to open 10 locations this year, and Best Buy will soon offer same-day delivery. Hena Daniels reports from New York.
Las Vegas teen couple charged in killing of girl’s father
A teenage couple planned to run away together to Los Angeles before stabbing and trying to dismember the girl's father in Las Vegas last week, according to media reports.
Stricter rules for brokers giving retirement advice
In an effort to crack down on backdoor payments and hidden fees, the Department of Labor just released new rules on how financial professionals must handle retirement accounts. Jill Schlesinger reports.
Islanders no match for Bruins
Brad Marchand scored twice and Tuukka Rask recorded his 300th career win during the host Boston Bruins’ 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday. Marchand scored early in the first period to reach the 20-goal plateau for the 10th time in 12 seasons. He sealed the win by scoring into an empty net with 1:36 remaining in...
Video takes aim at stressful college application process
For many high school seniors this is the most nerve-wracking time of their lives. They have just three short weeks left before the May 1st college admissions deadline. It’s becoming such a high-stakes, stressful process that some colleges and universities are trying innovative ideas, like scrapping SATs, essays and even transcripts. Mark Albert reports.
The Dish: Melissa Cookston
Pitmaster Melissa Cookston developed a passion for "cue" growing up around pit-fire grills and Southern Delta cooking in Mississippi. That passion was re-ignited in the late 90's at a barbeque contest, and she's been smoking the competition ever since. Today she is the only female barbecue world champion. After years on the competition junket, she returned home, opening her Memphis Barbecue Co. restaurant, now with three locations across the Southeast. Her latest cookbook, "Smokin' Hot in the South: New Grilling Recipes from the Winningest Woman in Barbecue," is due out in May. Cookson joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share her passion for barbeque and some signature dishes.
Saturday Sessions: Charles Bradley performs "Ain't It A Sin"
Singer Charles Bradley was born in 1948, but released his debut album just five years ago. Dubbed the "screaming eagle of soul," Bradley was strongly influenced by the late James Brown. Bradley performs "Ain't It A Sin" from his new album, "Changes."
2024 GOP contenders collect cash
Republicans who led efforts to overturn the election results in January did especially well, according to the latest quarterly FEC filings.
Whitmer: GOP Legislature Hasn't Deployed Resources Trump Administration Sent Us
Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) claimed Thursday on MSNBC's "All In" that despite Michigan's surge of coronavirus case, she couldnot get the Republican-controlled legislature to "just deploy resources that the Trump administration sent."
Charles Bradley on long road to success
Success was a long time coming for Charles Bradley, who was born in 1948 but released his debut album just five years ago. His experiences during those 60-plus years make for quite a story fitting for a soul man strongly influenced by the late James Brown. Anthony Mason spoke with the singer about his life and music at Brooklyn's Essence Bar, where he was discovered.