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'I felt my body was still capable': Meet the moms hoping to shine at the Olympics

With Team USA's Olympic trials around the corner, 100-meter hurdler Dawn Harper-Nelson has enlisted the help of a new assistant coach -- although not the kind you might expect.
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Iraqi protesters breach Green Zone amid new attacks
In a dramatic weekend takeover, hundreds of Iraqis scaled the walls of Baghdad's heavily-guarded Green Zone and stormed parliament Saturday. They are angry about the political system and call it corrupt. Charlie D'Agata reports.
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Minnesota High School Student Wrongly Accused of Sending Racist Messages, City Says
White Bear Lake, Minnesota's City Manager confirmed Friday that local high school student Avery Severson was wrongly accused of sending racial threats to several students of color at White Bear Lake High School through Instagram's group chat feature.
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Millions in South face more severe weather after flooding
Parts of the South are bracing for more severe weather after deadly flooding killed at least six people. Heavy winds brought down trees in Georgia, and more thunderstorms sparked flash flood watches and warnings across southern Louisiana. David Begnaud reports from Carencro, Louisiana, where roads are covered in water.
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Cops hurt, protesters arrested in Seattle May Day demonstration
At least five Seattle police officers are injured after violent May Day street protests. One officer was bitten and another struck in the head with a Molotov cocktail. Police in riot gear arrested nine people Sunday. Nick McGurk of CBS News' Seattle affiliate KIRO-TV reports.
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Cruz struggles to slow Trump's momentum in Indiana
Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is counting on Tuesday's Indiana primary to keep rival Donald Trump from the Republican nomination. But the latest poll there shows Trump leading Cruz by 15 points and John Kasich far behind in third. Major Garrett reports.
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Yoshihide Suga Affirms 'Tight Bond' Between U.S., Japan In Visit with Joe Biden
Speaking to reporters before meeting with Biden at the White House, Suga said the trip — the first diplomatic trip hosted by the Biden administration — is intended to "reaffirm the new and tight bond between" the two countries.
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Strike-through: A matter of life, death, and litigation
Did a leading brand of surgical gowns - designed to protect healthcare workers from infectious body fluids - fail at times and leave surgeons bloodied? 60 Minutes investigates.
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Here's What You Should Know About Biden's New Rules For Fetal Tissue Research
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is reversing restrictions on the use of fetal tissue in medical research implemented under former President Trump.
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Prince Philip, great-granddaughter Mia bond in rare picture; Queen releases solo statement
Royal family fans are getting a previously unseen glimpse into Prince Philip's life before his funeral Saturday.       
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Arizona nun helps children tackle obesity
Sister Martha Mary Carpenter of the Saint Peter Mission School in central Arizona is working with the children of the Gila River Indian community to fight childhood obesity. The Gila River Indian community is considered by the National Institutes of Health to be one of the most obese communities in America. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler has more.
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Paralympic gold medalist sets sights on Rio
Alana Nichols is the first American woman to win gold in both the summer and winter Paralympics. Now, before the Rio games this summer, she has picked up two new sports. Jeff Glor has the latest.
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Fox Nation takes a look at taxes: How Trump, Cuomo and the Rolling Stones have shaped the taxation debate
In the fifth, and final, episode of Fox Nation's special "An Unauthorized History of Taxes," anchor Bret Baier and his guest experts explore the contemporary state of taxation, and its cause-and-effect.
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'It's a national embarrassment': Biden reacts to mass shootings
President Joe Biden defended his commitment to passing gun control legislation and called on Senate Republicans to act on a bill already passed by the House.
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Activists call for Chicago mayor's resignation after fatal shooting
The activists believe Lightfoot and Brown mishandled the case.
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Discarded PPE filling up landfills and oceans
In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the shortage of PPE left many frontline healthcare workers painfully vulnerable. Now, the sudden mass production of PPE is adding to an already staggering amount of plastic waste in our landfills and oceans. CNN's Bill Weir reports.
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Psaki concedes White House didn't secure 'formal agreements' with Central American countries
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday conceded that the Biden administration has not secured any "formal agreements" with Central American countries to curb migration into the U.S.
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California murderer accused of killing another woman weeks after probation ended
A Los Angeles stabbing in late March has led to charges against a man who had been paroled after spending decades in prison for a previous murder conviction, according to court documents.
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The Hard-Fought Award for the Most Irresponsible Vaccine Coverage Goes To …
Just impressively terrible.
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AOC showers dozens of vulnerable House Dems with campaign cash
Dozens of House Democrats facing tough races in 2022 raked in thousands from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s leadership PAC, a move that may cause headaches for their reelection campaigns.
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All Federal Inmates To Be Offered Vaccine By Mid-May, BOP Director Says
A third of people held in federal prisons have received the vaccine already. But federal inmates make up just 10% of people incarcerated in the U.S. For others, vaccine timing is uncertain.
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Oregonian newspaper ripped for identifying police shooting victim as White 'in light of social unrest'
The Oregonian newspaper received fierce backlash Friday after it revealed the race of the victim of a police-involved shooting in Portland in an apparent effort to quell potential riots.
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President Obama's best jokes from his final White House Correspondents' Dinner
Highlights from the president's final comedy performance at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner
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Biden demands Republicans move on gun background check bill
President Biden Friday demanded the Republicans in Senate move on passing gun background check legislation, calling the string of mass shootings and gun violence a "national embarrassment."
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Is Cruz's VP announcement a sign of desperation?
Wall Street Journal Columnist Peggy Noonan, Molly Ball of the Atlantic, Jamelle Bouie of Slate Magazine, and Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic break down this week in politics. With Trump making headway in the race to the Republican nomination, Ted Cruz is pulling out all the stops. The senator from Texas announced former Republican candidate Carly Fiorina as his running mate last Wednesday.
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Bernie Sanders: "Of course the party will be unified"
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders argues that Democrats will come together behind one candidate in July. "Of course the party will be unified," Sanders said. The senator believes his policy-focused debate with Hillary Clinton has been "healthy" for the Democratic party.
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Oath Keeper Pleads Guilty and Will Cooperate in Jan. 6 Riot Inquiry
The plea by a member of the far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers was the first to be entered publicly by any of the more than 400 people who have been charged so far in the attack.
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Sen. Daines calls for public vote to ban 'swampy' earmark provisions
The debate over earmarks has caused a divide among GOP senators as they prepare to vote on restoring the controversial tactic next week, but Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines has suggestions that could affect how Republicans vote – a public record.
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Sanders on the future of his campaign: "It's an uphill fight"
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign will make its case to super delegates moving forward. The senator admits that winning the Democratic nomination presents challenges. "It's difficult," the senator says. "It's not impossible."
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The May Pole tradition
A Spring tradition, the history of the May Pole spans centuries and continents, with its origins as varied as the costumes. Jane Pauley reports.
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Nature: Olympic National Park
We leave you this Sunday morning in the Hoh Rain Forest at Olympic National Park in Washington State which gets up to 14 feet of rain every year. Videographer: Jamie McDonald.
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Biden says US, Japan 'committed to working together' on challenges from China, North Korea
President Biden on Friday said he and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga affirmed their “ironclad support” of the U.S.-Japanese alliance, saying the two nations committed to take on challenges posed by China and North Korea together to “ensure a future of a free and open Indo-Pacific.”
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Mother of Daunte Wright's son, 2, 'really hurt' because he doesn't have a father after fatal police shooting
The mother of Daunte's Wright's 2-year-old son said Friday that she hurts for her child, who will be raised without a father following his police-involved death. 
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2 killed, officer injured in San Antonio shooting
Two people are dead and two injured including a San Antonio police officer when a routine traffic stop erupted in gunfire. The police chief said the Friday morning incident came as an officer stopped a pickup truck containing 3 occupants. (April 11)      
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Men blasted on social media for creating pink tampon disposal gloves
They’ve got themselves into a bloody mess. 
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Calendar: Week of May 2
Jane Pauley looks at some notable events of the week ahead, including the announcement of Tony Award nominations, Cinco de Mayo, and the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby.
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Medal of Honor recipient, and the battle that stays forever
Combat Outpost Keating was a remote U.S. Army position in Afghanistan that attracted a Taliban attack nearly seven years ago. The medal that one of its defenders received for his actions that day still weighs heavily on Sgt. Clint Romesha, as David Martin now tells us.
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Abbott tells 'The Story' Biden admin 'standing by' while Texans are 'terrorized' by drug cartels
The Biden administration is "standing by while people in South Texas are terrorized" by Mexican drug cartels, Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott told "The Story" Friday.
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Paul Manafort: If nominated, Trump will accept general election donations
Donald Trump's convention manager Paul Manafort says Trump will not be completely self-funding a general election campaign he wins the Republican nomination. Manafort adds that Trump will work with Republicans to raise money for the party.
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Inside a Baltimore neighborhood group’s successful effort to remove an enslaver’s statue
The Canton Anti-Racism Alliance began its efforts amid protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
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Ted Cruz: Donald Trump "cannot win a majority"
Sen. Ted Cruz argues that popular votes do not win presidential nominations, and Donald Trump will not earn a majority of delegates. "I'll use a football analogy," he added. "If you're on the 30 yard line it's not a touchdown."
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Karli Kloss announces baby name after it’s leaked by an Israeli yeshiva
Kushner attended the school in 2003.
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Jets players join NFLers seeking virtual offseason over COVID-19 concerns
Jets players joined a parade of teams around the NFL on Friday, announcing that “many” of them will not attend in-person voluntary workouts due to concerns over COVID-19.  The offseason workout program is scheduled to begin on Monday for NFL teams. The beginning of the program consists of virtual meetings and weightlifting sessions but no...
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Lindsey Graham: "Donald Trump's nationalism will lead to another 9/11"
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, has a message for his Republican friends and colleagues: "Distance yourself as much as you can from Donald Trump because he's toxic for conservatism." The South Carolina senator backs Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who he feels can end the GOP's "civil war."
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Latest mass shooting renews calls for gun control
The president of one of the longest running gun control campaigns says at minimum lawmakers should close loopholes on firearms purchases and create enhanced background checks. This, after another mass shooting leaves eight dead in Indianapolis. (April 16)      
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Full interview: Bernie Sanders, May1
Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sat down with CBS' "Face the Nation" to discuss what his future in the primary race looks like. The interview aired May 1, 2016.
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House bill to give veterans of 1966 Spain hydrogen bomb accident benefits
“The nuclear disaster in Palomares caused untold suffering and harm to the servicemembers sent in to clean up radioactive material without adequate protective gear or warning of severe health risks,” Blumenthal said in a statement. “Yet fifty-five years on, the VA still hasn’t recognized radiation risks at Palomares, cutting off benefits and health care for...
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Rapidly intensifying Typhoon Surigae nears Philippines
Typhoon Surigae, known in the Philippines as Bising, has rapidly intensified over the past 24 hours and will make a close brush of the Philippines over the weekend. CNN Meteorologist Jennifer Gray has the forecast.
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Cruz: Trump and Clinton are "flip sides of the same coin"
Ted Cruz explains that he announced Carly Fiornia this week to present a contrast between his candidacy and that of Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's. "If we end up in the general election having two candidates on the ballot who are both big government, rich New York liberals," the senator says, "we will have profoundly failed this country."
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