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Nature: Wildflowers

We leave you this morning among the wildflowers of Catskill, New York. Videographer: Bob Caccamise
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Justice Department files civil lawsuit against Roger Stone over unpaid taxes
The Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit against former President Donald Trump's ally Roger Stone on Friday, accusing him and his wife of owing nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes.
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Texas' longest-serving death row inmate to get new sentence
A court in Texas has thrown out the death sentence of convicted killer Raymond Riles, who has spent more than 40 years on the state's death row.
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Surprise conception: Woman conceives second child while carrying first
In what a British couple calls their "medical marvel," a woman got pregnant with a second child while already pregnant. Called superfetation, there may be fewer than a dozen recorded cases of the phenomenon in the world.
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Woman with dementia sues city of Loveland, police officers, alleging excessive use of force in 2020 arrest
A Loveland, Colorado, police officer is on administrative leave and two other officers have been reassigned to administrative duties after a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging excessive use of force was filed against the city of Loveland and the three officers.
What the Hell Is [Redacted] Doing in a Marvel Show?
This week’s surprise The Falcon and the Winter Soldier cameo, explained.
Pompeo violated ethics rules by asking staff to carry out personal tasks, watchdog finds
The State Department's independent watchdog found that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo violated federal ethics rules by making over 100 personal, non-work related requests to department employees -- from ordering gifts to booking salon appointments and taking care of the family dog.
Breonna Taylor's mother slams BLM Louisville as 'fraud,' says 'it's amazing how many people have lost focus'
The mother Breonna Taylor blasted the Louisville, Ky., chapter of Black Lives Matter and a state lawmaker this week, describing them both as frauds.
Officer severely burned when suspect threw Molotov cocktail
Registry mailing free reusable masks to residents
Chase of prisoner van ends with inmate arrested
Nonprofit helps people recovering from addiction
Landfill workers arrested for conspiracy charges
Woman seen on video hitting Korean owner indicted
Democratic Sen. Menendez rips Biden for keeping Trump's 15K refugee admissions limit
Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez ripped President Biden on Friday to maintain a limit of 15,000 refugee admissions for fiscal 2021, warning in a letter that the move “threatens U.S. leadership on forced migration.”
Siblings seek to honor dad by adding his made-up word to dictionary
A brother and sister are trying to get "orbisculate" added to the dictionary to honor their late father, who made up the word.
Watch: Trump supporter confronts Ted Cruz
While campaigning in Indiana one day ahead of the primary, Republican candidate Ted Cruz was confronted by Donald Trump supporters telling him to drop out of the race. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more on the heated exchange.
Minneapolis braces for Derek Chauvin murder trial verdict
Police across the country are preparing for unrest in response to the verdict in Derek Chauvin's murder trial. Children in Minneapolis are feeling the anxiety as tensions build. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Washington Post stands by 'Four Pinocchios' rating for Trump claim Russian bounty intel was 'fake news'
The Washington Post is standing by a "Four Pinocchios" fact-check rating it gave then-President Donald Trump last year, even after U.S. intelligence backed away from reports that Russia placed bounties on the heads of American soldiers in Afghanistan.
Bernie Sanders sets sights on a contested convention
Bernie Sanders says the Democrats are headed for a contested convention because rival Hillary Clinton won't be able to pick up enough pledged delegates, meaning the contest will boil down to the will of the superdelegates. Politico senior Washington correspondent Anna Palmer joins CBSN with more ahead of the latest primary contest in Indiana.
Raul Castro resigns as head of Cuba's Communist Party
The Castro era is coming to an end after more than six decades. Raul Castro said he is stepping down as the leader of Cuba's Communist Party.
Is the Indiana primary make-or-break for Ted Cruz?
One day ahead of the Indiana primary, Ted Cruz is making his case to voters. Does he have a chance against GOP frontrunner Donald Trump? Politico senior Washington correspondent Anna Palmer joins CBSN with more details on the Republican rivalry.
Yeah, I Bought Some Dogecoin Today
If the financial and crypto markets are going to be so dumb, count me in.
Biden reacts to Indianapolis shooting: "This has to end"
President Biden called America's gun violence a national embarrassment after the latest mass shooting. Weijia Jiang has the latest.
First guilty plea entered in Capitol riot investigation
A member of the far-right Oath Keepers pleaded guilty to charges relating to the Capitol riot.
Puerto Rico's debt crisis worsens; Carnival Cruise Line docks in Cuba; Starbucks sued over ice in its drinks
Puerto Rico's debt crisis worsens; Carnival Cruise Line docks in Cuba; Starbucks sued over ice in its drinks. These and other headlines from CBS MoneyWatch.
Russia bars entry to DNI Haines, FBI Director Wray, DHS Secretary Mayorkas, others, in response to sanctions
Russia barred top U.S. security officials from entering the country, just one day after President Biden launched sweeping sanctions and expelled 10 Russian diplomats.
Surge in COVID cases tied to spread of U.K. variant
COVID-19 variants are fueling a rise in cases in the U.S. Mola Lenghi shares more details.
Hundreds of dogs get together in world record attempt
Hundreds of dogs walked around Chase Field in Arizona to try to set a world record for the most dogs at a sporting event.
Report: Biden Cuts Arrests of Criminal Illegal Aliens Up to 80 Percent
President Joe Biden's administration has cut arrests of illegal aliens conducted by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency by up to 80 percent, a new report details.
8 killed in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility
Police said a former employee opened fire at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis before killing himself. They have not yet determined a motive. Nikki Battiste reports.
Dogecoin briefly broke Robinhood's crypto trading systems
Robinhood is again having to explain why users faced issues trading a popular asset on its platform this week.
Gregg Jarrett: Derek Chauvin prosecutors meet burden of proof in trial
Radiohead disappears from social media
The popular band Radiohead's website and social media accounts have strangely disappeared from the Internet, fueling speculation about what the group is up to.
Elite NYC private school tells whistleblowing teacher to stay home
A math teacher who publicly accused his elite Manhattan private school of “indoctrinating” students and choking off free speech has been ordered to stay away from campus. Paul Rossi penned a scathing essay last week that cast Grace Church School as a pricey progressive preserve that punished those with unauthorized ideas. The school initially said...
Sanders bets on a contested convention
Bernie Sanders admits he faces an uphill fight for the Democratic presidential nomination, and says Hillary Clinton's advantage with superdelegates is a sign the system is unfair. RealClearPolitics' Rebecca Berg describes his thinking.
Minneapolis braces for Derek Chauvin murder trial verdict
As tensions build ahead of a verdict, children in Minneapolis are feeling the anxiety.
Why Republicans must stand up to Democrats’ court-packing power grab
In 2005, then-Sen. Joe Biden delivered a Senate floor speech about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s doomed 1937 plan to “pack” the Supreme Court. “In an act of great courage, Roosevelt’s own party stood up against this institutional power grab,” Biden recounted. “They did not agree with the judicial activism of the Supreme Court, but they...
Grand jury in Daniel Prude death voted 15-5 to clear 3 cops
Prosecutors from the state attorney general’s office had asked the grand jury to consider a criminally negligent homicide charge for the officers, who were seen on body camera footage holding and pressing the 41-year-old Black man against the frigid pavement in March 2020 until he stopped breathing.
Ladies and gentlemen ... the weekend, brought to you by Daniel Craig and a teen in OC
Behind the meme: How "Ladies and gentlemen ...the Weeknd" became "Ladies and gentlemen ... the weekend."
Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert Invent Reasons to Vote Against Bone Marrow Bill
REUTERSIt’s typically one of the least controversial bills Congress takes up—a reauthorization of the national bone marrow donor program—but for reasons that seem divorced from reality, two of the most tendentious GOP lawmakers voted against the measure this week.Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Lauren Boebert (R-CO) were the two lone noes on a 415-2 vote on Thursday, and their opposition to a bill aimed at helping treat diseases like leukemia seemed, at best, curious.In a 132-word statement provided to The Daily Beast, Greene railed against the national debt, abortion, and a lack of transparency—”ZERO transparency”—on spending. “Congress does not take the time to fully read and understand the bills it passes,” Greene wrote.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Former prisoner in North Korea discusses captivity
American Kenneth Bae was arrested in North Korea for bringing an external hard drive in his bag, and spent two years imprisoned there before being released. CBS' Margaret Brennan spoke with Bae about his experience, which he now describes as a "blessing".
Watch: motorcycle stalls, causing huge bike pile-up
During a bicycle race in Brooklyn, one of the motorcycles following the bikers stalled in the middle of the track, causing an enormous pile-up.
Tim Mead, former Angels executive, steps down as Baseball Hall of Fame president
Former Angels executive Tim Mead is stepping down as president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in order to focus on his commitments to his family.
Mike Pompeo Had State Department Employees Do Personal Tasks, Report Says
A State Department inspector general’s report found that Mr. Pompeo had deployed government employees to perform personal tasks.
Biden calls Masters champ Hideki Matsuyama ‘Japanese boy’ in odd compliment
President Biden on Friday awkwardly hailed Masters golf champion Hideki Matsuyama as a “Japanese boy” during a press conference in the Rose Garden with Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Matsuyama, 29, won the Masters Tournament on Sunday at Georgia’s Augusta National Golf Club. “Yoshi, I know how proud you are — the people of Japan are —...
Protesters Call Portland Police 'Murderers' After Man Lethally Shot in Park
The protesters screamed phrases like "Quit your jobs!", "Shame on you!", "You guys are murderers!", "We're sick and tired of you murdering people!" and other insults.
Southern states recover from deadly floods, tornadoes
Parts of Texas and Louisiana are recovering from a deadly storm system that is moving East. At least six people died from flash floods over the weekend. CBS' David Begnaud describes the recovery efforts in Louisiana.