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Police trainer calls Derek Chauvin's restraint on George Floyd unauthorized

A use-of-force instructor with the Minneapolis Police Department testified that Derek Chauvin's neck restraint was not a technique that was taught in his training class that Chauvin attended in 2018. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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Lisa P. Jackson: The Fight Against Climate Change Is a Fight for People
When I was 8 years old, I wrote a letter asking President Nixon to do what he could to protect our planet. I didn’t know I’d one day go on to lead the agency he founded, the Environmental Protection Agency, or build on that work at Apple. But I saw the impact pollution was having…
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'I Care For People As They Die, It's Beautiful'
When someone is dying, their final moments are actually very powerful. I am often right next to them, holding their hand as they take their final breaths.
Why the U.S. should "be very worried" about Brazil's COVID disaster
Hospitals are struggling to cope as a highly infectious COVID variant ravages the country. There are questions over vaccine efficacy, and one expert says other strains "will escape."
Study shows vaccines carry much lower risk of blood clots than COVID
Research by Oxford University suggests all major vaccines carry a similar risk of rare clots, and all seem to have much lower risk than infection with COVID-19.
Brooklyn Center Police Fire Paintballs at Daunte Wright Protesters in Video
More than 60 people were arrested on Wednesday night, according to the head of Minnesota State Patrol.
The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Climate Is Everything’ Cover
To illustrate the dramatic effects of climate change on our interconnected world for the April 26 issue of TIME, we turned the cover canvas over to “an artist who paints without a paintbrush.” Malaysian artist Red Hong Yi spent two weeks creating an image that is part sculpture, part performance art. She and her six-person…
What the Protests in Northern Ireland Could Mean for the Future of Its Peace
In recent weeks, Molotov cocktails, bricks and bottles have met barricades and water cannons as towns and cities in Northern Ireland faced some of their worst rioting in years. Mobs made up mainly of teenagers from both loyalist and republican neighborhoods have clashed with police, who struggled to keep both sides apart at a “peace…
Our Digital World Can Deliver a Greener Industrial Future
The globalization of manufacturing has transformed some of the world’s poorest nations to unprecedented levels of economic prosperity. But the resulting increase in poorly controlled emissions and eco-degradation has caused unsustainable levels of local air and water pollution, destabilizing the climate and threatening biodiversity. Just as the vast development of technology hastened this cycle of…
Our Planet Faces Twin Climate and Nature Crises. Here’s How We Can Tackle Both
Nature and climate are inextricably linked. Nature loss drives climate change and vice versa. Right now, both are in crisis. Repairing our natural climate—reversing deforestation, for example, or conserving ecosystems to sequester and store carbon—addresses both these crises. So-called natural climate solutions are one of the most important and cost-effective ways to stay on track…
Vanessa Nakate: How Educating Girls Will Help Combat the Climate Crisis
When you think of climate solutions, you probably think of renewable energy or electric vehicles. But while we need these kinds of innovations, there are other powerful solutions we are not paying proper attention to. There exists an environmental solution that can reduce inequality, build resilience to the climate crisis and reduce emissions all at…
What to stream this weekend: Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Courier,' horror film 'Honeydew'
New films streaming this weekend: Spy thriller 'The Courier' starring Benedict Cumberbatch, rural horror film 'Honeydew' with Sawyer Spielberg.
Obama: Fighting ISIS is my "top priority"
President Obama said the U.S. would aggressively pursue the radical jihadist group, which has claimed responsibility for the deadly twin attacks in Brussels that left more than 30 people dead and hundreds wounded. Obama spoke at a joint news conference in Buenos Aires with Argentina President Mauricio Macri.
Danger of ISIS cells in Europe
ISIS terror cells in Europe have been linked to both the Paris and Brussels terror attacks. CBSN spoke with The Financial Times' defense and security editor Sam Jones about how ISIS is sowing fear throughout Europe.
Derek Chauvin’s murder trial puts local governments on the stand
Violent policing damages trust in local government, our research finds.
The Pandemic Remade Every Corner of Society. Now It’s the Climate’s Turn
On her third day as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Marcia Fudge phoned the White House. She had taken over an agency with a role to play addressing a range of crises as the lack of affordable housing in U.S. cities has left hundreds of thousands homeless and millions more in financial straits.…
Affirmative action and the diversity dilemma
CBS News spoke with individuals about their thoughts and experiences with affirmative action.
Carlos Rodón of the White Sox pitches no-hitter after coming agonizingly close to perfection
The 28-year-old lefty was two outs from MLB's first perfect game since 2012 when he hit an Indians batter; he settled for the majors' second no-hitter of the season.
The growing threat from ISIS
The deadly twin bombings in Brussels once again demonstrated ISIS' ability to carry out major attacks in Europe. With more on the growing threat of ISIS, former CIA covert operations officer Michael Baker joins CBSN.
Albert Eisenberg: 'Cancel' student debt? Sorry, Sen. Warren, but I don't want to burden others with my choices
As a college graduate with a significant amount of debt left to repay, I am supposed to "love" Elizabeth Warren’s new plan to "cancel" student debt – or so the senior senator from Massachusetts recently assured people like me.
Pentagon's Bottomless Money Pit: How Biden Can Fund His Infrastructure Plan | Opinion
It is time the U.S.' fixation on defense spending comes to an end.
The Porn Industry Has Proven Itself Incapable of Verifying Consent | Opinion
Over the last year, the most mainstream and "legitimate" pornography website in the world, Pornhub, was revealed to be infested with sex trafficking, child sexual abuse, rape and non-consensually shared pornography.
25 Most Popular Beach Towns in America
Home to some of the world's most extraordinary beaches. Take a peek at some of the most popular beach towns in America.
The 15 Most Popular Large Dog Breeds of 2020
Animal rescue centers across the U.S. saw a spike in dog adoptions and foster applications at the start of the pandemic.
Dance companies are finding their footing on streaming services
Diverse offerings are available online from American Ballet Theatre, Jacob’s Pillow, Juilliard, Mark Morris and more.
My old job was erased when I was on medical leave. Doesn’t the job I return to have to be the same?
Under federal family and medical leave protections, your employer has to offer you the same or an equivalent position to the one you held previously. But what does an "equivalent position" look like? And what if the old position was part of the reason you needed the medical leave in the first place?
Terror attacks impact 2016 race
The terrorist attacks in Brussels became a talking point for presidential candidates on voting day in Arizona, Utah and Idaho. With more on how the conversation around terrorism is impacting the 2016 race, CBSN's Josh Elliott talks with Hogan Gidley, Steve Chaggaris, and Lynda Tran.
Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia
The Biden administration is preparing to announce new sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election interference
NYPD Commissioner William Bratton on ISIS threat in U.S.
The United States is on alert after the attacks in Brussels. With more on how the nation's largest city is responding to the terror threat, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton and Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism John Miller join CBSN.
U.S. airlines waive rebooking fees to Brussels: #CBSNBusiness
After the terror attacks in Brussels, multiple U.S. airlines are waiving rebooking fees for customers. Those headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch's Hena Daniels at the New York Stock Exchange.
Lone wolf attacks complicate fight against ISIS
After the deadly terror attacks in Brussels, the fight against ISIS may change in the coming days. The threat of ISIS is more apparent than ever, and lone wolf attacks in airports or concert halls are extremely difficult to thwart. With more on the ISIS fight, James Carafano from the Heritage Foundation, a foreign policy think-tank in Washington, joins CBSN.
Power Up: Biden goes it alone on Afghanistan
Reactions to the president's decision to withdraw all U.S. troops was fast and mainly critical.
Two Brussels terror suspects identified
A manhunt is underway for the suspected bomb-maker for ISIS that is connected to both the Paris and Brussels terror attacks. Authorities have also identified two of the suicide bombers from surveillance video as brothers Khalid and Ibrahim Bakraoui. CBS' Charlie D'Agata has more on the Brussels terror investigation.
Adam Peaty ahead of schedule for Olympics after another 100m blast
World record holder Adam Peaty declared himself ahead of schedule for the Tokyo Olympics after swimming the fastest 100m breaststroke of the year at the British selection trials in London on Wednesday.
Woman Gifted 26lb Wheel of Cheese on a Date and People Say He's a Keeper
A similar 26lb truckle of a Dutch maasdam style of cheese is being sold for a staggering $239.88 online.
Tucker Carlson Hits Back at Dr. Fauci For Saying Host Spread 'Crazy Conspiracy Theory'
The Fox News host questioned the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines. Dr. Fauci pointed to clinical trials involving tens of thousands of people that showed an "overwhelming signal of efficacy."
US Secretary of State Blinken visits Afghanistan
Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday in an unannounced visit to the country where US troops have been fighting for nearly 20 years.
Adam Peaty's world record breaststroke masterclass (2017)
World record breaststroke swimmer Adam Peaty shows Christina Macfarlane how to perform the ideal breaststroke in 2017.
Ted Cruz defends proposal to patrol Muslim communities
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz picked up an important endorsement from his former rival, Jeb Bush. He is also celebrating a win in Utah's caucuses. But Cruz is facing a backlash over his proposal to target Muslim Americans after the Brussels attacks. On Tuesday after the bombings, he said, "We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized." Cruz joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why he is proposing the policy.
They met at an airport and fell in love
A mutual friend put Finnish New Yorker Irja Uotila in touch with Mexican local Jesus Estrella during her 12-hour airport layover in Mexico City. Thirty years later Irja and Jesus are married with a daughter living in New York.
New concerns about "soft targets" after Brussels attacks
Stepped up security in the wake of the Brussels attacks could be the new normal at airports across the U.S. The pair of explosions at Brussels Airport happened near the check-in desks in the departures hall. That's outside the more secure area where travelers pass through security screeners, and experts often refer to these locations as "soft targets." Kris Van Cleave reports.
Ashli Babbitt's Lawyers Say Capitol Rioter Was 'Not an Immediate Threat' When Shot
The Department of Justice said the Capitol Police officer who shot her on January 6 would not face criminal charges.
Morell on Brussels manhunt for suspected bomb-maker
Former CIA deputy director and CBS News senior security contributor Michael Morell joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the significance of the manhunt for suspected bomb-maker Najim Laachraoui and the network of terrorists in Europe.
What to make of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause? Dr. Wen, who got J&J herself, says not to worry
CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen explains what the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause means, especially for people who have received that vaccine and those who are scheduled to receive it. Dr. Wen -- who herself got the J&J dose -- weighs in on what you should look out for if you recently got it.
CBSN Originals | The Diversity Dilemma
This CBSN Originals Documentary in the "Speaking Frankly" series examines when diversity measures can be helpful or harmful.
Why Mars? The fascination with exploring the red planet
Humans have sent robots to explore Mars for decades because it's accessible, similar to Earth and could be the next planet we land on in our quest to explore the solar system.
Joe Biden Once Called Court-Packing 'Bonehead Idea': 'Terrible, Terrible Mistake'
Biden has previously dismissed the idea of putting more justices on the court, but a new bill seeks to add four more.
Dodgers' Justin Turner hits home run, destroys fan's nachos
Los Angeles Dodgers star Justin Turner hit a solo home run in the third inning in the team’s win against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night and completely destroyed a fan’s nachos.
Special Report: Brussels attacks suspect reportedly arrested
Belgian media outlets reported that Najim Laachraoui, a suspect in the Brussels terror attacks, was arrested Wednesday morning in the city of Anderlecht. Laachraoui is also suspected of involvement in the November attacks in Paris. Anne Marie Green anchors this CBS News Special Report, with Holly Williams reporting from Brussels.