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Government ethics director on why he's resigning

Walter Shaub, the government's top ethics watchdog, is calling it quits after repeated clashes with the Trump administration. The director of the Office of Government Ethics made the announcement Thursday in a letter to President Trump, writing government officials must "place loyalty to the Constitution, laws, and ethical principles above private gain." Julianna Goldman spoke to Shaub just after his resignation.
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‘Prodigal Son’ Cast “Gutted” By Series Cancellation
The series finale will air next week.
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Former Ulta Beauty manager says she felt pressured to resell used products
A popular personal products chain is accused of repacking and reselling used products as if they're new. Ulta Beauty has more than 1,000 stores in 48 states, but is now facing two class-action lawsuits after a social media post. Anna Werner reports.
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What's it like for teachers at a school that allows armed staff?
The idea of arming teachers and staff to prevent school violence is not new. Schools across the country thought about it long before President Trump endorsed the idea. Forty states have laws against guns in K-12 schools, but many of those states also let school districts decide their own rules. Nikki Battiste speaks with a science teacher at a rural Colorado high school who volunteered to carry a firearm in class.
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McDonald’s redesigns coffee cups to promote COVID-19 vaccines
The McDonald's promotion comes as demand for the life-saving shots has begun to taper off in many parts of the country.
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Syrian mother living through Ghouta airstrikes: "The world is just watching"
We are learning more about the plight of two young Syrian girls caught up in one of the government's bloodiest sieges of the country's seven-year civil war. Noor and Alaa Khatib live in eastern Ghouta, which has been under government siege for six straight days. More than 400 people have been killed. Charlie D'Agata spoke with the mother of the two girls who is pleading for help.
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California siblings allegedly held captive adjust to freedom
The California parents accused of torturing and starving their 13 children will be in court Friday for a procedural hearing. For the first time, lawyers representing the adult children are sharing how their recovery is going and what their dreams are for the future. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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Trump doubles down on proposal to arm teachers
The president endorsed letting trained teachers carry weapons when he met with state and local officials on Thursday. That idea has people split along party lines according to a CBS News poll out Friday morning. Fifty percent of Americans are opposed to teachers carrying guns and 44 percent are in favor of it. Julianna Goldman reports.
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Cheyenne Woods, Tiger’s niece, got a ‘little angry’ before dominating US Open qualifier
Tiger Woods' niece qualified for next month's US Open on Monday by medaling in the qualifier played in Spring Lake, NJ. And she credits her biggest mistake of the day for the turnaround.
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Deputy assigned to Stoneman Douglas never entered school during shooting
The deputy sheriff assigned to protect Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is out of a job, accused of failing to do his duty during last week's massacre. He never went inside the school building during the gunfire that left 17 people dead. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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Cat Nuzzles Sheep, Paws at His Fluffy Wool in Adorable Video
Luci the cat and Waffles the sheep were captured having an adorable bonding moment at their home in Memphis, and the video has gone viral online.
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Bebe Rexha's journey to hitmaker, new music about mental health
Singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha got her start writing hit songs for other artists before becoming a star in her own right. Rexha's new album "Better Mistakes" is one of her most honest records yet, and she is sharing her mental health journey. Gayle King takes a look at her career so far.
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Texas Gov. commutes sentence of Bart Whitaker
Hours before Thomas "Bart" Whitaker was set to be executed, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott commuted his death sentence. Whitaker was convicted of masterminding the murder of his mother and brother. His father, who was also shot in the attack, said he will never forget the phone call when he found out. CBS affiliate KEYE's Christian Flores reports.
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Ron DeSantis Raised Nearly $14 Million in April, Largest Haul Since 2018 Campaign
Flordia Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) raised nearly $14 million in April, the largest haul since his 2018 campaign for a grand total of nearly $31 million in his war chest.
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A New Study Points to MDMA as a Powerful Treatment for PTSD
From club drug to therapeutic
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2/22/18: Red and Blue
NRA Chief says "elites" are "exploiting" the Florida school shooting; Will a wall work? Former border patrol agent Francisco Cantú sits with Elaine Quijano to discuss a potential border wall
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Marcus DiPaola Awkward Girlfriend TikTok Video Escalates into Hilarious Hostage Thriller
When a TikTok user decided to introduce his girlfriend to his followers, people became very creative with the app's duet feature—with hilarious results.
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Petition calling for expulsion of South Korea speedskaters who left behind teammate at Olympics
Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in one of the most bizarre moments of this year's Winter Games.
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Fla. university president explains decision to arm certain staff members
Kent Ingle, president of Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida, joins "Red & Blue" to discuss a program at his school that trains and arms certain staff members to intervene in the case of a shooting.
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Arizona Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks gun control
Arizona Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward is running to replace retiring Sen. Jeff Flake, and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul called her "the only true conservative running for the Senate." Ward joined "Red & Blue" from CPAC to discuss gun control, immigration, and whether the Republican Party is still the party of fiscal responsibility.
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Poison Ivy in the DCEU—Five Actors Who Could Play Her
Margot Robbie is "keen" to see an epic Harley Quinn-Poison Ivy dynamic make an appearance in the DCEU. Here's who could be a perfect fit for the role.
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Drake to be named artist of the decade at 2021 Billboard Music Awards; The Weekend to perform
The Weeknd will celebrate his whopping 16 nods at the Billboard Music Awards with a performance at the show.       
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Sen. Ernst presses for answers on China, origin of COVID: ‘Crickets’ from Biden
Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, told "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday that the Biden administration is not taking significant action toward China, which is still suspected of being involved with the origins of the coronavirus.
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Queen Elizabeth II Voter ID Announcement Explained As Monarch Makes Speech
Queen Elizabeth II's comments on voter ID cards caught the attention of conservative Twitter in the U.S.
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Porsha Williams engaged to estranged husband of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' guest star
Porsha Williams has raised some eyebrows with the news that she is now engaged to a man "Real Housewives of Atlanta" viewers met this season as the husband of one of her friends.
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‘Today’ show’s Dylan Dreyer is pregnant with her third child, a boy
She and husband Brian Fichera are already parents to two boys.
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Pa. Republicans look to block new map of state's congressional districts
Top Republicans in Pennsylvania want the U.S. Supreme Court to block a new map of congressional districts drawn by the state's high court. The court said the previous version violated the state Constitution and unfairly favored Republicans. Michael Li, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, joins CBSN to analyze the case and what impact it could have on future elections in Pennsylvania.
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New charges for Manafort, Gates in Russia investigation
As the gun debate rages in Washington, special counsel Robert Mueller filed new charges against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates. CBSN political contributor and reporter for The Guardian Sabrina Siddiqui joins CBSN to discuss.
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Latest on the Golden Globes controversy
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association— the organization behind the Globes — is facing growing controversy for its lack of diversity and ethical questions related to financial benefits. Follow her for the latest.
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White House: Trump in "listening mode" regarding gun violence
The White House says President Trump is in "listening mode" after the Florida school shooting. But when he met with state and local officials Thursday to discuss gun violence in schools, he suggested arming teachers and other personnel. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett joins CBSN to discuss.
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Ben Affleck reportedly sent Jennifer Lopez love letters before A-Rod split
Bennifer is back and so is email? It must be the 2000s.
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Oblivious nurse gives patient six COVID vaccine doses in single shot
Like "Hamilton," she is not throwing away her shots. The health-care worker mistakenly filled a syringe with a whole bottle of Pfizer COVID vaccine -- which contains six shots -- and didn't realize her mistake until she'd injected the patient.
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Florida sheriff says armed deputy never entered school during shooting
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says an armed deputy waited outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for four minutes during last week's deadly shooting. CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez discusses the ongoing investigation.
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Special Counsel files new charges against Manafort and Gates
Special counsel Robert Mueller announced new charges Thursday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner, former deputy campaign manager Rick Gates. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid tells CBSN's Elaine Quijano that these new 32 charges mostly have to do with bank and tax fraud.
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The business empire Billy Graham leaves behind
Billy Graham became America's best-known evangelist thanks in part to his embrace of the media and an innovative structure for his ministry.
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The Technology 202: Will Congress finally update decades-old children's privacy laws?
It might finally be time as kid's screen time soars during the pandemic.
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Kansas City Chiefs cut tight end Sean Culkin, who wanted salary paid in Bitcoin
The Kansas City Chiefs on Monday cut tight end Sean Culkin, who said last month he wanted his entire $920,000 base salary paid in Bitcoin.      
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AP: Independents Overwhelmingly Oppose Biden Gun Control Push
An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll shows that Americans who identify as Independents overwhelmingly oppose President Joe Biden's gun control push.
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Andrew Yang sparks #YangSupportsGenocide on Twitter after backing Israel
New York City mayoral hopeful Andrew Yang expressed support for Israel amid its clashes with Palestinians in a tweet that sparked the hashtag #YangSupportsGenocide.
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Kinzinger claims McCarthy ignored warning that Jan. 6 events could turn violent
Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger told National Press Club on Monday that continued lying to voters will destroy the GOP.      
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NYC Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann to step down: union
Cynthia Brann, who has served as commissioner for three-and-a-half years, is expected to work her last day in the role on May 31, according to the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association.
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2/22: CBS Evening News
New questions raised over whether Florida gunman could have been stopped; tech upgrades push fighter jets to new limits
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Homan on Fox News video of migrant crossings: This is Biden's 'open borders' agenda in action
Retired Acting ICE Director Tom Homan blasted the Biden administration's "open borders" agenda on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday after viewing "unbelievable" Fox News video of migrants crossing the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas.
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Additional California Stimulus Checks Could Be Issued for Two-Thirds of Residents
The recovery plan proposed by Gov. Gavin Newsom expands California's Golden State Stimulus payments to include middle class families.
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House Homeland Security Committee chair tapped to strike deal on January 6 commission
Rep. Bennie Thompson, the Democratic chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, has been asked to negotiate directly with his Republican counterpart Rep. John Katko to find a way forward on the January 6 commission, a senior Democratic aide told CNN Tuesday.
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Sisters in Syria plea for help on Twitter
Two young sisters are showing what it's like to be in Ghouta, which is under siege from merciless missile strikes. The girls even made a plea for help on Twitter. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'agata reports.
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Senate rules committee takes up bill on voting access and elections
The Senate Rules Committee meets today to consider amendments to S.1, the For the People Act, a massive voting and elections bill that Democrats claim is necessary to counter new voting restrictions being pushed by Republicans in multiple states. CBS News political reporter Grace Segers joins "CBSN AM" to talk about the Senate showdown.
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Unsolved homicide case gets big DNA break
After three decades, Montana police have been able to identify the skeletal remains of the woman found by a bear hunter in Missoula County as Janet Lee Lucas, a missing mother from Washington. KTMF's Angela Marshall reports.
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Spacecraft carrying historic asteroid samples begins journey to Earth
The spacecraft is returning from the asteroid Bennu​, and it marks NASA's first-ever asteroid sample return mission.
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