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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city’s second Black woman executive
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Bernie Sanders is not in favor of requiring students to get vaccinated
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has remarked that students who are returning to school in the fall should not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Trump says U.S. is "way ahead of schedule" in trade negotiations
During the National Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards, President Trump emphasized the importance of "reciprocal trade" in business development. Hear his remarks.
Formerly conjoined twins undergo risky 11-hour surgery to be separated.
"You're big, you're brave, you're strong," Heather Delaney told her conjoined twins before they underwent a risky 11-hour surgery to be separated.
Sen. Corker calls Trump an "utterly untruthful president"
Senator Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, reignited his feud with President Trump, calling the president "utterly untruthful" and saying he would not support him again. Jesse Byrns, associate editor at The Hill, breaks down the latest war of words.
Author Jason Reynolds talks new book, gets a call from Queen Latifah
Bestselling author Jason Reynolds is out with a new young adults book, "Long Way Down." Reynolds sits down with Gayle King in the "CBS This Morning" Toyota Green Room to discuss why he did not read his first novel from cover to cover until he was 17 years old and what it means to write in a natural voice. He also receives a FaceTime call from Queen Latifah, whose work he said was an inspiration to him.
Formerly conjoined twins doing well after separation
15-month-old Erin and Abby Delaney were born joined at the head, but doctors say they're doing well four months after undergoing complex surgery to separate them. CBS Philadelphia's Stephanie Stahl has the story.
Corker on supporting Trump: "I would not do that again"
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee is firing back at President Trump yet again, saying that he'll be remembered for "the debasing of our nation."
Possible tornadoes flip planes and cars in the Carolinas
A string of powerful storms damaged homes and airports in the Southeast overnight Tuesday. The weather left nearly 100,000 people without power in the Carolinas and Virginia. CBS News' DeMarco Morgan reports from Hickory Regional Airport in North Carolina.
Suspect in custody after standoff with hostages at Wells Fargo bank in Minnesota, authorities say
Several bank employees are being held hostage inside a Wells Fargo bank and police are trying to negotiate their release with the help of the FBI.
John Grisham on how the student debt crisis inspired "The Rooster Bar"
John Grisham is known as the master of legal thrillers with 30 consecutive No. 1 New York Times fiction bestsellers. He's sold more than 300 million copies of his books worldwide. Grisham joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his 25th legal thriller, "The Rooster Bar," which explores the world of for-profit law schools, and what makes a good story.
One injured in massive Long Island house fire
The blaze broke out in an East Meadow house on 7th Street at about 8:30 p.m., according to police.
Jeff Fager looks back on 50 years of "60 Minutes"
"60 Minutes" has won 138 Emmy Awards and 20 Peabody Awards in its five decades on television. It has shattered enough ratings records to be called history's most successful program. Jeff Fager, now in his 14th year as executive producer of "60 Minutes," joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the stories in his new book, "Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast."
How the battle to protect the U.S. extends into space
Space used to be a safe haven, one that the United States dominated. But in the last decade Russia and China have caught up, creating a three-way space race. As tensions with North Korea escalate, the U.S. military is preparing for a potential war above. Bianna Golodryga reports.
Sen. Bob Corker on tax reform, Trump discord
President Trump meets with Republican senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss tax reform. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker will be there. The Foreign Relations Committee chairman reportedly described the Senate's budget process as a "hoax" because it doesn't address real spending. It's not the first time he has spoken out. Sen. Corker joins "CBS This Morning" from Capitol Hill to discuss what's not being addressed in tax reform and whether he still has concerns about Mr. Trump's fitness for office.
Photos of the Week: Glass Ceiling, Blue Grotto, Lava Glow
A May Day rally in Istanbul, a SpaceX splashdown in Florida, an early cicada in Maryland, camels in a Chinese desert, a diving competition in Tokyo, orienteering in Ukraine, an oil fire in Iraq, and much more.
DNA scans for infants raise privacy and discrimination concerns
Genetic counselors in Boston are offering parents a controversial peek at their baby's future health. It's part of a landmark study that could lead to gene scans for all infants at birth. A trial underway at Brigham and Women's Hospital uses genomic screening to screen for about 1,800 conditions. Tony Dokoupil reports.
Tampa community anxious for answers on possible serial killer
Police in Tampa, Florida, are intensifying their search for a possible serial killer. Dozens of officers are patrolling around the clock, looking for anything suspicious. They're also warning residents not to travel by themselves. Three people were shot and killed in the past two weeks while walking alone in the same neighborhood. Omar Villafranca reports.
May 5 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
Trump pitches tax reform despite lack of details
President Trump will meet with Senate Republicans at the Capitol Tuesday to lay out his priorities for tax reform. Nancy Cordes reports on how the president's opposition to one proposal may complicate the effort.
May 6 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
Casey Urlacher, Illinois Mayor Pardoned by Trump, Running for State Senate
The brother of Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher was one of the final pardons before Trump left the White House.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection
In an open letter late Thursday, Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she will not seek a second term as Atlanta mayor.
Red flag warnings go up as heat wave sweeps California
Temperatures soared into the triple digits Monday in Southern California. This unseasonable heat wave has increased the threat of new wildfires from San Diego to Santa Barbara. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Lawmakers demand answers after ambush in Niger
Pentagon officials will brief members of the Senate and House Armed Service Committees later this week on the deadly ambush in Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. Caitlin Huey-Burns of RealClearPolitics joins "Red & Blue" along with Franco Ordoñez of McClatchy DC.
Officials name musher whose dogs tested positive for banned substance
Iditarod Trail Committee says four-time champion Dallas Seavey is the musher whose dogs tested positive for the opioid pain reliever, Tramadol.
10/23/17: Red and Blue
Lawmakers demand answers after ambush in Niger; how would potential pre-tax 401(K) limits affect retirement savings
Study finds anti-Asian hate crimes surging in 2021
CNN's Amara Walker takes a closer look at a study by "Stop AAPI Hate" that says anti-Asian attacks are on the rise in 2021.
Removing military commanders from sexual assault cases won't yield meaningful solutions
Opposing View: Commanders are key to eliminating sexual assault and harassment in the ranks. Removing them is precisely the wrong approach.
White House urging Republicans to speed up tax reform legislation
President Trump is pushing Republicans to pass tax reform quickly. Ed O'Keefe, CBS News contributor and congressional reporter for The Washington Post, joins CBSN to share what we know so far about the GOP plan, and whether it has a good chance of passing before Thanksgiving.
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Highest-ranking U.S. military officer takes questions on Niger ambush; Secret files from JFK assassination will soon be released
Hundreds of COVID victims’ bodies still in refrigerated trucks on NYC waterfront
Nearly 750 bodies of COVID-19 victims are still in the refrigerated morgues along the waterfront in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, that were set up in April 2020 as COVID-19 ravaged New York City.
Man befriends driver who left him paralyzed
David Platillero was riding his bike to class at the Blackbird Academy music school in Nashville, Tennessee, when he got into a terrible accident that would change his life.
Historic heat will greet World Series Game 1
Game one of the World Series kicks off Tuesday night in Los Angeles and it will be a hot one. In fact, it could be the hottest World Series game ever played. CBS West Palm Beach affiliate WPEC-TV's lead meteorlogist Jeff Beradelli has the forecast.
Seth Meyers Goes After Ron DeSantis and Fox News Over ‘Shocking’ Voter Suppression Party
NBCOn Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis welcomed a television crew from Fox News—and only Fox News—to a signing event for a bill aimed to restrict voting access in the state.DeSantis gushed over the bill, claiming that it ensured Florida is “a great place for democracy,” even though he has acknowledged that the state held a “fair and transparent” election last year.Despite being heralded as a nonpartisan triumph, there are signs that the bill is quite the opposite, Seth Meyers pointed out during his show’s “A Closer Look” segment on Thursday.Read more at The Daily Beast.
'West Side Story': Rita Moreno declined audition to play Maria in OG Broadway production
Before landing Anita in the 1961 film "West Side Story," Rita Moreno turned down an audition to play Maria in the original Broadway production.
Lakers' Anthony Davis won't return against Clippers due to back spasms
Lakers forward Anthony Davis didn't return to Thursday's game against the Clippers because of back spasms, the team said.
Defend U.S. troops against sexual assault and harassment in the military – finally
Our View: Congress has indulged the generals enough. After multiple scandals and individual nightmares, revise military law on sexual assault cases.
LA County DA Gascón won't seek death penalty for pair charged with torturing, killing boy, 10
A prosecutor with the Los Angeles County district attorney's office is blasting DA George Gascón's Thursday decision to drop the office's bid for the death penalty in the case of a woman and her boyfriend accused of torturing and killing her 10-year-old son.
Trump's Republicans assault democracy while Biden gets down to work
As the Republican Party finds new ways to pay homage to Donald Trump and attack democracy, Joe Biden is pushing ahead with the grunt work of building a substantive presidency that could change the shape of America.
Drones used to map climate change in Zanzibar
In Zanzibar, which is a series of islands off the east coast of Africa, a group is using drones to map the effects of rising sea levels and global temperatures in an effort to combat local climate change. CBS News White House reporter Jacqueline Alemany recently visited the region and she joins CBSN to talk about her reporting there.
Family demands accountability as Massachusetts authorities investigate the death of a Black 16-year-old
The family of a Black 16-year-old is demanding accountability and transparency after authorities announced an investigation into the teenager's death last month in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
As China awaits WHO approval for its vaccines, one country is sending theirs back
When Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte live-streamed himself receiving a first dose of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine on Monday, it was supposed to encourage reluctant Filipinos to follow his lead and protect themselves against Covid-19.
Reports say Bill O'Reilly paid tens of millions to settle sexual harassment claims
The allegations leveled at movie mogul Harvey Weinstein have opened a window into sexual misconduct in film studios, offices and newsrooms. In a report over the weekend, writer and director James Toback was accused of sexual harassment by 38 women. He denies it. Now there are reports that former Fox TV host Bill O'Reilly paid tens of millions to settle claims. Bianna Golodryga has more.
Don't pay student loans with your stimulus check. Cash it toward credit card debt: Here's why.
How can you invest stimulus money wisely? Think twice if you're planning to use a big chunk of stimulus cash to pay off college debt.
This Day in History: May 7
President Gerald R. Ford formally declares an end to the “Vietnam era.” A $180 million out-of-court settlement is announced in the Agent Orange class-action suit
French President Macron's dog caught on cam
French President Emmanuel Macron was meeting with officials in the Elysee Palace in Paris when his dog, Nemo, responded to the call of nature and cracked everyone up.
Carolyn Hax: If you give up on the friend zone, is that winning, or quitting?
Should you give up on a friend who likes you, but doesn’t “like you” like you?