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Hurricane Sam strengthens into "major" Category 3 storm

The "small but dangerous storm" is one of the earliest 18th named storms to form.
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Live Updates: Suspected Islamic State Bombing Kills at Least 14
A roadside bombing believed to be carried out by Islamic State has killed over a dozen people in the deadliest attack on Syrian capital Damascus in years. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
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How Kate Middleton's Dress Hints at Key Date in William and Harry's Relationship
Kate Middleton wore a dress with a special message to Prince William's first eco-awards—as the brothers have another key date awaiting them next year.
Joe Biden's Unity Pledge Is Failing. It Never Had a Chance
The president has spoken of his desire to close the divides across the nation. So far, such hope hasn't come to fruition.
A glorious way of eating in Greece
A CNN writer went to explore the real-life Mediterranean diet -- an award-winning style of healthy eating she had been covering for years as a health journalist -- in Greece.
As Donald Trump's 2024 Chances Increase, Mitch McConnell Sounds the Alarm
Polls have consistently shown that Republican voters favor Trump for the party's 2024 presidential nomination.
'Fallout 76' Halloween Update: The Best Spooky Scorched Locations
New legendary enemies, known as Spooky Scorched, have been added to "Fallout 76" for Halloween and are carrying valuable loot. Here are the best places to find them.
Mount Aso Live Camera Footage Shows Japanese Volcano Erupting, Shooting Ash Miles High
The eruption sent a huge cloud of ash and dust billowing out from one of the world's most active volcanoes, which is located in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture.
How supermarkets are keeping worker safe amid virus pandemic
Across America, downtowns have become ghost towns. This isn't the case at supermarkets, where workers are needed more than ever. Errol Barnett reports.
Milwaukee Bucks debut championship rings, destroy Brooklyn Nets while Steph Curry cooks LeBron James
On what was a momentous day for the Milwaukee Bucks, it couldn't have gone any better for the now defending NBA champions.
Loudoun County School Board member: Important we have investigation into alleged sex assaults
A school board member in Loudoun County, Virginia, agreed with Glenn Youngkin, the state's Republican gubernatorial candidate, and called for a probe into sexual assault allegations against students in the district.
Department of Veterans Affairs sees onslaught of patients
The nation's largest health care system, the Department of Veterans affairs, is seeing a surge of patients. Jim Axelrod has the latest.
Trump administration downplays surge of unemployment during pandemic
President Trump on Thursday confronted the historic rise in unemployment. His administration tried to downplay the historic surge. Paula Reid reports.
"48 Hours" Live to Tell: Surviving Ted Bundy
Notorious serial killer Ted Bundy targeted three young Florida women in one of his final attacks. They survived and share their terrifying ordeal and long road to recovery. CBS News correspondent Tracy Smith reports.
$2 trillion bill expected to be approved as millions of Americans file for unemployment
More than 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the past week. The House is expected to approve the $2 trillion lifeline to workers and businesses. Mark Strassmann reports.
Volunteers offer child care for medical staff treating coronavirus patients
As schools and child care centers close in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many doctors and nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic are left desperately searching for child care. Errol Barnett talks to volunteers who are stepping up to help these health care workers for our series A More Perfect Union.
Expert says pandemic is a good time for singles, bad for couples
The coronavirus pandemic continues to dramatically change everyday life, as the conventional ways we work, socialize and get information have all been upended. The social isolation many are currently in as a precaution to slow the virus' spread is taking a toll on relationships and making it difficult for singles to date. Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, chief science adviser for dating site Match, joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about why now is the time relationships are either made or broken.
U.S. sees worst unemployment numbers in over 50 years
More than 3 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment last week, making it the worst week for unemployment claims in over 50 years. Over half of all U.S. states have ordered nonessential businesses to close, putting millions more at risk of being laid off or not working enough hours to survive. Jill Schlesinger, who called the Senate's coronavirus stimulus bill aimed at easing the pandemic's economic blow a "lifeline" to these workers, joins "CBS This Morning" to put the numbers into context.
College seniors face uncertain futures amid coronavirus pandemic
The sudden closure of college and university campuses around the country over the coronavirus pandemic has sent millions of students home early. Aside from missing precious moments from their senior year, including a traditional graduation, many students in their last semester worry about their job prospects come summertime. Jericka Duncan speaks to some of these college seniors who say they feel cheated out of their senior year.
Essential workers risk coronavirus exposure to serve their communities
At least ten Amazon warehouse employees across the country have contracted the coronavirus, according to employee and media reports. However, they are part of a select group of professions whose workers continue to serve their communities, often risking their own health to assist people self-isolating. Adriana Diaz speaks to some of the people working essential professions about their daily struggle in the face of the pandemic.
Pharmacists share warning about over-prescription of potential COVID-19 drugs
Pharmacists across the country are raising the alarm about the over-prescription of drugs that may help treat the coronavirus. Recent data show chloroquine orders spiked 3,000% in March, and hydroxychloroquine orders rose 260%. The FDA has not approved these drugs for treatment of the virus, but doctors are allowed to prescribe them. Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the effects of over-prescribing these drugs.
Trump under fire for suggesting April virus lockdown deadline
Economists, health experts and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have criticized President Trump for suggesting American businesses closed amid the coronavirus outbreak should be reopened by Easter. Mr. Trump's own top medical experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, have warned against arbitrary deadlines for resuming normal activities. Meanwhile, Mr. Trump is accusing the media of wanting to keep the country shut down to hurt his re-election chances. Paula Reid reports on the discord at the White House.
Historic coronavirus stimulus package passes Senate, goes to the House
Wednesday night, the Senate unanimously approved a historic $2 trillion relief bill meant to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus. The stimulus package offers hundreds of billions of dollars to big companies and small businesses, along with cash payments to many Americans. Nancy Cordes reports from Capitol Hill, where the House will soon vote on the package.
Mardi Gras believed to have fueled Louisiana coronavirus outbreak
Louisiana has seen coronavirus cases skyrocket, particularly in New Orleans, the city at the center of the state's outbreak. Officials estimate the city could run out of ventilators by the first week of April. Doctors and elected officials believe that New Orleans' annual Mardi Gras celebrations helped accelerate the virus' spread. Omar Villafranca speaks to a woman who believes her husband was infected during the event.
ER doctor treating coronavirus shares grim details of dying patients, lack of ventilators
In New York, where nearly half of the U.S.'s reported coronavirus cases are, one hospital saw 13 deaths in just one day. An ER doctor at the hospital told The New York Times that they had to get a "refrigerated truck" to store the bodies of dying patients as they scramble to keep up with the wave of cases. David Begnaud reports on the doctor's grim account and the hospital's struggle to get more life-saving ventilators.
Tom Thibodeau living out father’s dream as coach of Knicks
Tom Thibodeau living out his father’s dream as coach of Knicks.
More states report high coronavirus cases as Senate details economic relief package
Coronavirus cases in the U.S. now total at least 63,000 and nearly 900 people have died. Meanwhile, we're getting our first look at the $2 trillion relief package and the specifics on what help may be coming to workers and families. Meg Oliver has the latest.
Photographer captures milestones for families right on their doorstep
As coronavirus disrupts the livelihoods of many Americans, some people are finding new ways to showcase their talents at a time when they're needed most. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Wendy's Shooting in Alabama Sees Teenage Girl Killed
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the violence at a fast-food drive-thru in Northport on Tuesday.
Wes Unseld Jr. has been around NBA stars all his life, and that’s why he’s ready to lead them
While the new Wizards coach is great at tactics, his biggest skill is understanding players.
Wes Unseld Jr. has been around NBA stars all his life, and that’s why he’s ready to lead them
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Russia brings back COVID restrictions amid record daily death tolls
While vaccines are readily available, uptake has remained stubbornly low, due in large part to public mistrust. For the 1st time, the Kremlin is accepting some responsibility for that.
Surgeon uses his musical talents to lift spirits amid pandemic
A Minnesota orthopedic surgeon is using his voice in addition to his medical skills to help patients and tired hospital staff. Videos of his performances with colleagues have gone viral online with millions of views. Vladimir Duthiers speaks to Dr. Elvis Francois about why he's using his musical skills to lift spirits during the coronavirus crisis.
Hospitals ban spouses from delivery rooms over coronavirus concerns
Some hospitals are banning spouses, partners and other guests from being inside delivery and postpartum rooms because of the coronavirus crisis. More than 300,000 people have signed a petition against this precaution. A number of pregnant women are now re-thinking their delivery plan. Nikki Battiste speaks to one expecting mother about how she is reacting to the news and what it means for her pregnancy.
Covid-19 live updates: Virus killed 65,000 more men than women in U.S. through August, study finds
The gender gap was most pronounced among middle-aged adults, the Brookings Institution found.
Kevin Bacon on his #IStayHomeFor social distancing campaign
Award-winning actor Kevin Bacon created the social media campaign "I Stay Home For" to encourage social distancing as the country works to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Demi Lovato and Elton John have all joined the effort. Kevin Bacon joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about why he started the campaign and how his own social distancing is going.
Prince Charles self-isolating after coronavirus diagnosis
Queen Elizabeth II's eldest son was diagnosed with coronavirus after being tested on Monday. Prince Charles' office announced the senior royal was only experiencing mild symptoms, and was not bedridden while he was self-isolating with the Duchess of Cornwall on their royal estate in Scotland. The prince's spokesperson said it was not possible to know how he caught the virus, though his last public engagements were two weeks prior. Roxana Saberi reports on the new development.
What doctors are learning from recovering coronavirus patients
As more coronavirus cases are reported in the U.S., doctors are hoping stories of recovery could help them learn more about how to treat the disease. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to explain what the road to recovery looks like and how doctors can use that information to help future cases.
Recovering coronavirus patients share stories of survival
As the coronavirus death toll rises, so is the number of recovery stories. David Begnaud speaks to people who say they experienced debilitating symptoms but, thanks to their support systems, the care of medical staff and in some cases, faith, they pulled through.
Doctors, nurses being called out of retirement to fight coronavirus
Doctors and nurses are being called out of retirement to help colleagues who report being understaffed and underprepared to deal with the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Tara Narula speaks to Michele Pedicone, a respiratory therapist teaching at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, who is now returning to her practice to aid the coronavirus effort.
Medical staff wear "Halloween costumes" due to lack of proper protective gear
As the coronavirus pandemic worsens, emergency room staff say they will soon run out of supplies. Hospitals around the country plead for more ventilators as nurses and doctors find significant shortages in protective gear such as masks and gloves. Reena Ninan speaks to Dr. Gillian Schmitz, vice president of the American College of Emergency Physicians, who said some health care workers have resorted to wearing ski goggles and "Halloween costumes" on their faces.
Doctor explains U.S.' astronomical increase in coronavirus cases
The country has seen a spike in coronavirus cases as states scramble to ready hospitals for the oncoming wave of patients. Dr. Jon LaPook attributed the exponential increase to the U.S.'s delay in testing, adding that the country needs to get to a point at which increasing numbers reflect 24-hour changes rather than days-long windows. He joins "CBS This Morning" to break down why U.S. cases are piling up so quickly.
Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus
Prince Charles, son of Queen Elizabeth II, is displaying "mild" coronavirus symptoms but remains in good health, according to a statement from Clarence House. The 71-year-old Prince of Wales is self-isolating with his wife, who tested negative, in Scotland.
New York Governor Cuomo pleads for 30,000 ventilators
Vice President Mike Pence announced that 4,000 ventilators will be shipped to New York, as New York City remains the country's coronavirus epicenter. In California, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warned his residents that New York could be a preview of what's to come. David Begnaud takes a look at how the pandemic is being handled across the U.S.
Trump at odds with medical experts over coronavirus precautions end date
President Trump said he's hoping for packed Easter services in just over two weeks, even as health officials warn the coronavirus pandemic will continue to worsen in the U.S. Mr. Trump's comments came just hours after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his state could see coronavirus infections hit a peak in two to three weeks. Paula Reid reports on the fallout from the president's aggressive timeline.
Expectant mothers concerned about isolation and health risks amid coronavirus pandemic
At least two private hospitals in New York City are prohibiting spouses and partners from maternity rooms to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Here's what expectant mothers should know about giving birth in this unprecedented crisis. Nikki Battiste reports.
Senate nearing deal on massive coronavirus bill as unemployment claims spike
Congressional leaders are close to reaching a $2 trillion rescue package as the stock market made a huge gain on Tuesday. Nancy Cordes has the latest from Capitol Hill.
Johns Hopkins health security director on coronavirus in the U.S. and social distancing
CBS News talks with Director of Johns Hopkins' Center for Health Security Dr. Tom Inglesby on the surge of coronavirus cases in America.
China tells mines to produce 'as much coal as possible'
The Chinese government has ordered the country's coal mines to "produce as much coal as possible" as it tries to increase production as winter approaches, and ease an ongoing energy crunch.