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Kissing the war goodbye: Remembering iconic photo 70 years after VJ day

70 years ago this weekend, the Japanese government announced the unconditional surrender of its armed forces to the Allied Nations, bringing a formal end to the Second World War. As our country broke out in celebration, a single photograph was snapped which would ultimately define this historic event. Michelle Miller takes a look at the photo known simply as “The Kiss,” and introduces us to the famous sailor and nurse whose embrace has inspired the country for seven decades.
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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.
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Open: This is Face the Nation, October 16
With three weeks until the election, "Face the Nation" brings you the latest news from the trail, with Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, CBS News' Elections Director Anthony Salvanto, and others.
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Canada's message to America
What do Canadians think about the U.S.? A video which comes to us compliments of Toronto ad agency The Garden Collective is quite complimentary.
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Pence does not condone attempts to make voters "nervous"
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence says that while poll watching is part of the election process, voters should not aim to intimidate one another. "I don't think any American should ever attempt to make any other American nervous in the exercise of their franchise to vote," Pence remarks.
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Pence: Trump "categorically denies" groping accusations
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence says Donald Trump has made it clear that he "categorically denies" the numerous claims made against him by at least nine women. Pence adds, "We're going to fight for the next 23 days."
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Full Interview: Mike Pence, October 16
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence sits down with John Dickerson to discuss recent allegations made against Donald Trump and the fight to the campaign finish line.
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Media cheer Biden climate speech, but will it turn out to be hot air?
It’s pretty clear that the press is rooting not just for action to reduce global warming but for Biden’s extremely ambitious goal.
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Calendar: Week of October 17
From the "Great Shakeout" earthquake drills held around the world, to the Halloween Dog Parade in New York City, "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
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Presidential Cookie Bake-Off
Who will win the Election Year tradition, the Presidential Cookie Bake-off? Faith Sale puts Melania Trump's Star Cookies and the Clinton Family's Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies to the test.
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Gun control is a lost cause. Come despair with me.
So strong is the constituency for firearms ownership in Congress that a law is on the books immunizing gun manufacturers.       
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Inside SC Johnson
Five generations of Johnsons have led the $10 billion-a-year SC Johnson, making it one of the oldest family-owned businesses in America. Lee Cowan goes inside the Racine, Wis.-based company behind Johnson's Floor Wax, Windex, Drano and many other familiar products.
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Ghislaine Maxwell Due to Enter Plea on New Indictment About 14-Year-Old Girl
The British socialite is due in court on trafficking charges related to Jeffrey Epstein, including claims she undressed in front of a minor.
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Nixon Presidential Library re-opens
Visitors to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California, are looking back with new perspective this weekend. John Blackstone reports on the library's re-opening, with some familiar faces.
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Russian Mig-31 Fighter Jet Escorts U.S. Aircraft after Ukraine Border Retreat
There has been a spike in aircraft interceptions between NATO countries and Russia after Moscow built up troops by the Ukrainian border.
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Opinion: Will the Lakers' patience with Anthony Davis' return pay off?
The Lakers were cautious in bringing Anthony Davis back, and he's on a minutes restriction to start. They hope that patience pays off.      
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Jim Gaffigan on moving to Canada
Thinking of leaving for Canada if your presidential candidate is defeated? Comedian Jim Gaffigan has some thoughts about that.
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Campaign bumper stickers
Campaign bumper stickers are part of a hallowed, if sometimes raucous, election tradition. Martha Teichner visits collectors of campaign memorabilia, and the Kansas-based Gill Studios, which will produce upwards of 15 million political bumper stickers this year.
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The call to Hispanic voters
With three weeks to go before Election Day, candidates are urging their supporters to get out and vote - especially when it comes to members of a very large and very significant demographic: Hispanics. Maria Elena Salinas, of the Spanish-language network Univision, reports our Cover Story.
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"Sex and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker now goes through "Divorce"
Sarah Jessica Parker played a romance-seeking Manhattanite in the classic TV series "Sex and the City." So what can we expect from her latest role, in the new HBO series "Divorce"? It's just one of the topics she discussed with Jane Pauley for our Sunday Profile.
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Almanac: Marie Antoinette
October 16, 1793, was the day a notorious royal lost her head - literally. Jane Pauley reports on the fate of Marie Antoinette, the deposed Queen of France.
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Nature: Whale sharks
We leave you this Sunday Morning among whale sharks feasting on tuna eggs in the waters off Isla Mujeres, a Mexican island in the Caribbean. Videographer: Mauricio Handler.
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iPad exclusive: Juror: Frances Hall just like a "neighbor"
"Painful" is the word that juror Sylvia M. uses to describe the moment when the guilty verdict was read in the case of Frances Hall.
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Mets suffering an early identity crisis
Who are these guys? The first-place Mets? The .500 Mets? The fundamentals- and timeliness-challenged Mets? As they return home following their first trip out of the Eastern time zone since 2019, Steve Cohen’s Mets find themselves in search of an identity as well as some wins. “I just want us to build that consistency as...
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Indonesian navy detects object during search for missing submarine
Rescuers searching for a missing Indonesian submarine with 53 crew members on board have spotted an unidentified object, according to Indonesia's military.
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Texas District Attorney: Divorce, not murder is the answer
Nicholas "Nico" LaHood, elected Criminal District Attorney of Bexar County Texas, says Frances Hall reached a boiling point in her confrontation with her husband's mistress -- and committed "aggravated assault" by using her "car as a weapon."
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Frances Hall's defense team on their one big regret
Alan and Jean Brown, two members of Frances Hall's defense team, tell "48 Hours" what they would do differently if they were to try the case again.
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Defense attorney Adam Cortez is a fighter
Time in the boxing ring helps San Antonio, Texas, defense attorney Adam Cortez prepare for courtroom sparring during the Frances Hall trial.
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Bonnie Contreras on learning boyfriend Bill Hall Jr. was married
In an April 2016 deposition taken in a civil lawsuit Bonnie Contreras filed against Frances Hall, Contreras shares the details of a conversation she says she had with Bill, Frances' husband. She is being questioned by Attorney Leigh Cutter.
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Ashton Sachs: "I just started shooting"
Sachs, 19, tells investigators all about his twisted motives for murdering his parents, Andra Sachs and her ex -husband Brad, then going on to shoot at his younger brother and sister as well.
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Donald Trump destroys his teleprompter
During a rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, Donald Trump dismantled his teleprompter after it went out mid-speech. CBSN anchor Reena Ninan has the video.
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Arizona official shocked at hacking attempt into voter database
The U.S. called out Russia last week, accusing it of recent cyberattacks aimed at disrupting next month's elections. In Arizona, the hacking attempt on the voter database started in rural Gila County when an elections worker opened an email attachment. Jeff Pegues has more.
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Richard Nixon Presidential Library reopens
High-tech interactive displays tell the story of Richard Nixon's accomplishments as well as his shame at the newly reopened Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Nixon admirers raised the $15 million needed to renovate the museum that originally opened in 1990. John Blackstone has more.
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Fighting wave of allegations, Donald Trump calls for pre-debate drug test
During a speech in New Hampshire, Donald Trump proposed that he and Hillary Clinton take drug tests before their final debate, suggesting that Clinton takes performance-enhancing drugs. This comes after two more women stepped forward a day earlier to accuse Trump of sexual assault, which he denies. Errol Barnett reports.
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California sheriff’s deputy's 2016 slaying leads to life sentence for defendant
A California defendant is expected to get life in prison without parole after pleading guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in the 2016 shooting death of a sheriff’s deputy.
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Galaxy Note 7 banned from airplanes
The Department of Transportation says air travelers can no longer pack, carry or ship Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on planes. There have been nearly 100 reports of the phone's lithium battery overheating while some are catching fire. Marlie Hall reports.
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Typhoon's remnants continue to batter Pacific Northwest
Despite torrential rain, flooding and a tornado, forecasters say a monster storm hasn't finished bashing the Pacific Northwest. The damaging system is the remnant of a powerful typhoon, which has left tens of thousands of people without power. Ben Tracy has more.
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WikiLeaks reveals how the Clinton campaign handled Obama in 2008
There's another batch of leaked emails from the hacked personal account of Clinton campaign chairman Hillary Clinton.
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George Clooney jokes wife Amal watching 'ER' reruns has been 'a disaster for my marriage'
George Clooney, Julianna Margulies and fellow 'ER' stars shared laughs and memories of the groundbreaking NBC medical drama.      
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Dodgers can't overpower Padres in 3-2 loss
The Dodgers fall to the San Diego Padres 3-2 in game one of the four-game series on Thursday at Dodger Stadium.
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China calls these Uyghur parents 'terrorists' without evidence. But they say they just want to be with their children again
Three Uyghur parents who publicly appealed to Beijing to let their children leave China have been accused, without evidence, of child abandonment and terrorism by the Chinese government.
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New study shows why vaccinating everybody against Covid-19 is essential
Although there's a growing sense that normalcy is within reach after the devastating Covid-19 pandemic, experts are continuing to push for more vaccinations -- particularly as new research details the long-term consequences for those who are diagnosed with the virus.
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MoneyWatch: Big change to Cuban cigars, rum in U.S.; Few young Americans saving for retirement
Americans who travel to Cuba can now bring home more cigars and bottles of rum. Also, a new poll shows few young Americans are saving for retirement. Kenneth Craig reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
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Will the election affect your retirement savings?
Data show that since World War II the average compound annual growth rate for U.S. stocks is 9.7 percent under presidents of one major political party and 6.7 percent when the other party occupies the White House. Jill Schlesinger reports how markets react to presidential politics.
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China calls these Uyghur parents 'terrorists' without evidence. But they say they just want to be with their children again
Three Uyghur parents who publicly appealed to Beijing to let their children leave China have been accused, without evidence, of child abandonment and terrorism by the Chinese government.
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China responds to CNN report on separated Uyghur families
China's government has responded to a CNN investigation on children from China's Xinjiang region who were ripped from their families. Amnesty International estimates Beijing's policy towards ethnic Uyghur Muslims has split up thousands of families. A CNN team began looking into this after the exiled parents of several children unsuccessfully pleaded for Chinese officials to allow their kids to leave the country. Desperate for answers and to reunite with their kids they turned to CNN. Since the broadcast of our story, however, the Chinese government and state media have launched a concerted campaign to discredit CNN's reporting and claim the parents are "terrorists." CNN's David Culver reports.
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China responds to CNN report on separated Uyghur families
China's government has responded to a CNN investigation on children from China's Xinjiang region who were ripped from their families. Amnesty International estimates Beijing's policy towards ethnic Uyghur Muslims has split up thousands of families. A CNN team began looking into this after the exiled parents of several children unsuccessfully pleaded for Chinese officials to allow their kids to leave the country. Desperate for answers and to reunite with their kids they turned to CNN. Since the broadcast of our story, however, the Chinese government and state media have launched a concerted campaign to discredit CNN's reporting and claim the parents are "terrorists." CNN's David Culver reports.
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Yankees’ Domingo German comes up big after rough first inning
CLEVELAND — As the Yankees and Domingo German slogged their way through the first inning Thursday, Aaron Boone wasn’t sure the right-hander would even survive the frame. “To have the pitch count where it was, you’re [thinking] are you gonna have to get somebody up?” Boone said. German gave up three runs in the inning,...
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Morning Rounds: Breast cancer awareness, hurricane health risks and more
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the fight against breast cancer -- the second leading cause of cancer death for women. They also discuss potential health risks in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, and the remarkable story of how brain surgery helped a paralyzed man regain feeling in his hand.
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