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Preview: Saving the Lions

By secretly infiltrating circuses with hidden cameras, Animal Defenders International has helped protect and save the lives of wild animals around the world. Bill Whitaker reports on Sunday, July 2 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
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Bill Gates known for ‘womanizing,’ naked pool parties, biographer says
Bill Gates' wild lifestyle was well known among his inner circle -- but newspapers like the New York Times hid the unflattering reports, James Wallace wrote in the 1997 Gates biography.
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‘Cosby Show’s Phylicia Rashad Defended After Mother’s Day Backlash
"Everyone on set knew he was a sadistic predator," one Twitter user wrote in a controversial Tweet against Rashad.
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Trump bashes intel leaders, saying they politicize investigations
CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports on the president's latest Twitter posts, in which Mr. Trump says the intelligence community is working against Republicans.
What to stream this weekend: "2 Dope Queens," "Altered Carbon"
TV Guide editor-in-chief Mickey O'Connor joins CBSN to break down the best shows to stream this Super Bowl weekend. His picks include HBO's "2 Dope Queens," Netflix's "Altered Carbon," and Amazon's "Absentia."
Opium trade fueling the Taliban
An Afghan official says two U.S. drone strikes killed 26 Taliban fightes this week. This comes as U.S. airstrikes have targeted poppy fields and Afghanistan's heroin trade. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata takes CBSN through the latest as Afghanistan deals with a deadly new wave of terror attacks.
After failed booking, Johnny Munoz vs. Jamey Simmons in the works for UFC 265
Originally scheduled for UFC 261, two bantamweight up-and-comers will collide Aug. 7.       Related StoriesUFC 262 loses Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan; bout pushed back one weekJun Yong Park reflects on the 28-28 score in UFC on ESPN 24 win: 'Kind of weak'Giga Chikadze says he'll be a backup at UFC 262 for featherweight or lightweight
48 Hours "Natalie Wood: Death in Dark Water" reveals new witnesses in investigation
CBS News was the first to report that actor Robert Wagner is now being called a person of interest in the 1981 death of his wife, actress Natalie Wood. The case was reopened six years ago and now has key witness accounts. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty joined CBSN with more.
Paris court tries anti-racism activist for statue attack
Franco Lollia said that rather than vandalize the statue, he improved it by spraying “state Negrophobia” in red paint on its pedestal.
The 7 craziest, over-the-top things Jeff Bezos has spent his money on
As the richest man in the world and the first-ever person to pass a net worth of $200 billion, Jeff Bezos has racked up a series of extravagant purchases in his lifetime.
Dreamer detained in traffic court, jailed for 3 days
DACA recipient Christian Gomez Garcia went to court this week for a traffic ticket and was detained and jailed by immigration officers. CBS Chicago's Audrina Bigos reports.
Is ‘Atlantic Crossing’ Based on a True Story?
How real is Princess Märtha and FDR's relationship?
Healthy Anthony Davis itching for Knicks’ Julius Randle challenge
Lakers star Anthony Davis will get a stiff challenge from his old pal Julius Randle and the surging Knicks.
LAPD station firebomb attack caught on camera, as suspect tosses Molotov cocktail at building
A firebomb attack at a Los Angeles Police Department station early Sunday was captured on camera, as the unidentified suspect seen tossing a Molotov cocktail at the building was swiftly taken into custody.
Tiger and owner wanted in Houston after ditching police in high speed pursuit
A tiger and its owner are wanted in Houston after ditching police in a high-speed pursuit.
Hard numbers on global headlines: Rwanda, the Taliban and more
CBSN contributor and Signal newsletter writer Alex Kliment takes us through some fascinating hard numbers and what they reveal about important global issues.
Drake shares new photo of son Adonis in Mother’s Day tribute
The rapper and Sophie Brussaux both uploaded cute new pictures of their 3-year-old son in honor of Mother's Day.
Internet access booming in poorest nations
There's major progress being made in the world's least developed countries when it comes to internet access. The U.N. published a new report highlighting advances in digital technology in Africa, the Asia Pacific and Haiti. CBSN contributor and Signal newsletter writer Alex Kliment joins CBSN to discuss the impact.
Suzanne Morphew’s brother speaks on his suspicion of foul play, Barry Morphew’s ‘cunning personality traits’
The oldest brother of missing Colorado mom Suzanne Morphew has spoken out for the first time since police arrested his sister’s husband, telling a local reporter his suspicion of foul play grew after her disappearance, “especially knowing my brother-in-law’s personality.”
A posthumous DMX album featuring new music is coming later this month
"Exodus," a new DMX album produced by Swizz Beatz, will be released by Ruff Ryders and Def Jam Recordings a month after the rapper's death.
Confidence grows that COVID-19 vaccines hold their own against variants
The reassurance comes as California continues to report one of the lowest per-capita daily coronavirus case counts of any state in the U.S.
Father of victims lunges at Larry Nassar in court
A father of three victims of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar lunged at him during Nassar's third sentencing hearing on Friday. The father had to be restrained by court officers and taken away.
Elevator packed with law enforcement officers collapses in Brooklyn
The lift with the officers inside -- some from the NYPD -- failed at around 10 a.m. at the Industry City building in Sunset Park, an NYPD spokeswoman said.
Investigators in Natalie Wood death reveal witness accounts
Investigators are revealing key witnesses' accounts of the night the actress Natalie Wood mysteriously drowned. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty first reported that Robert Wagner, Wood's then-husband, is considered a person of interest. Wood disappeared in 1981 after boating with Wagner and actor Christopher Walken. Moriarty joins "CBS This Morning" to preview her report that airs Saturday, Feb. 2 at 10/9 c on CBS.
Could releasing the Nunes memo affect FISA warrant process?
CBS News senior national security analyst Fran Townsend, former homeland security adviser to President George W. Bush who also spent 13 years working in the Justice Department overseeing the unit that handled FISA warrants, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what the release of Rep. Devin Nunes' memo alleging improper surveillance of the Trump campaign would mean for the relationship between the FBI and the White House, and why it's important to protect the FISA warrant process.
Colonial Pipeline Officials Say There is No Fuel Shortage Amid Service Disruption
"The time of the outage is now approaching critical levels and if it continues to remain down we do expect an increase in East Coast gasoline and diesel prices," IHS Markit Executive Director Debnil Chowdhury said.
Behind the Nunes memo showdown
President Trump is expected to clear the way for the release of a classified Republican memo about the Russia investigation. It accuses the FBI and Justice Department of improper surveillance of a Trump campaign official. Democrats say the memo undermines special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Paula Reid reports.
Why are people getting choked up at this ad for gum?
An epic new commercial for gum that celebrates the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is giving cooped up viewers all the feels -- in a way that only a gum advertisement could.
Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter
It's that time of year again, when we entrust long-range forecasting to a Pennsylvania rodent called Punxsutawney Phil. This year, the prescient groundhog saw his shadow, and predicted six more weeks of winter. Stay warm, folks.
'American Idol' down to final five contestants
The final five contestants on "American Idol" were chosen after their Mother's Day performances drew praise from judge Katy Perry.
New York City mayoral hopefuls campaign on slashing gun violence
Eric Adams and Andrew Yang, the two leading Democratic candidates in the race to become New York City's next mayor, say the rise in shootings means there needs to be more support for the city's police department. Elizabeth Kim of Gothamist spoke with CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the latest on the race.
Outrage as bombing kills dozens of students outside of Kabul school
A weekend attack in Afghanistan has killed at least 53 people and injured more than 150 others, most of whom were students at a Kabul high school. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata spoke with CBN's Tanya Rivero about his visit to a hospital treating some of the surviving victims of the incident.
Chunk of highway goes flying through truck's windshield after lightning strikes road
A lightning strike sent a chunk of highway through the windshield of a truck in Florida on Monday and authorities say the truck's occupants are lucky that their injuries weren't more severe.
Peacock prompts United to change emotional support animal policy
United is the latest airline to crack down on so-called emotional support animals. The policy change was prompted in part by a passenger who tried to board a United flight with a large peacock Sunday. Peter Greenberg reports.
Reds vs. Pirates prediction: Mitch Keller keeps rolling
The Pirates return home to Pittsburgh to host the Joey Votto-less Reds.
California, Los Angeles get billions in federal relief money for pandemic costs
California gets $27 billion, more than any other state, including $1.3 billion for L.A., to offset pandemic costs thanks to President Biden's relief law.
Joe Biden's support of labor unions is historic. Here's what it means
No recent president of either party has come close to expressing the overt support for the labor movement that Biden has during his first three months.
Drug companies accused of unfair tactics to stall generic meds
Lawmakers are considering a bill to address what President Trump called a top priority in his State of the Union speech: lowering prescription drug prices. Critics say some drug companies who want to hold onto their exclusive sales of a brand-name drug – and their profits – are playing games to stave off generic competitors, leaving patients out in the cold. Anna Werner reports.
Hear Biden's response to Colonial Pipeline attack
President Joe Biden shares how his administration responded to the fallout of a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies much of the eastern United States its gasoline.
What's behind Apple, Amazon and Alphabet's record-breaking sales?
Tech giants including Amazon, Google's parent company Alphabet and Apple are celebrating record-breaking sales. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what contributed to Amazon's massive increase in sales and why Apple was able to increase their revenue despite lackluster sales numbers.
Massachusetts cops kill man who repeatedly rammed SUV into police station, pointed gun at officers: DA
Police in Massachusetts fatally shot a man who repeatedly rammed his SUV into the front doors of a police station and aimed a rifle at officers early Sunday, a county district attorney said.
‘DarkSide’ hackers behind Colonial Pipeline attack, shutdown: FBI
The FBI confirmed Monday that a professional gang of hackers known as "DarkSide" is behind the cyberattack that shut down a critical US fuel pipeline and sent gas prices spiking.
Trump accuses FBI, DOJ leaders of politicizing investigations
President Trump is expected to approve the release of a classified memo today, putting the White House at odds with the FBI and Justice Department. The memo claims the FBI abused surveillance during its investigation of possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Major Garrett reports.
White House ally: Biden is 'most liberal president we've had' but 'public thinks he's a moderate'
A New York Magazine article Sunday quoted a figure "close to the White House" who said the Biden White House's tightly controlled media strategy has been successful in getting the administration portrayed as moderate when it's the "most liberal" one in history.
The Empire State Building’s Green Retrofit Was a Success. Will Other Buildings Follow Suit?
Underneath the Empire State building, a maze of pipes, gauges and steel valve wheels that comprise the building’s chiller plant look as if they might have remained unchanged since President Herbert Hoover turned on the tower’s iconic lights at its opening in 1931. Despite their appearance, those enormous heat exchange machines have been thoroughly upgraded…
UFC 262 loses Jack Hermansson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan; bout pushed back one week
Saturday's pay-per-view main card has lost another bout.       Related StoriesGiga Chikadze says he'll be a backup at UFC 262 for featherweight or lightweightUFC 262: Make your predictions for Charles Oliveira vs. Michael ChandlerJun Yong Park reflects on the 28-28 score in UFC on ESPN 24 win: 'Kind of weak'
Jacksonville Jaguars plan to sign Tim Tebow in former QB's NFL comeback, per report
Six years after he last tried to make an NFL roster, Tim Tebow is now in line to get another opportunity with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Dallas man executed for murder of two daughters while mother listened
John Battaglia, a former Dallas accountant, was executed Thursday for the 2001 murders of his two daughters. Battaglia smiled as the mother of his slain children, Mary Jean Pearle, and other witnesses to his lethal injection walked into the death chamber viewing area. CBS Dallas' Maryann Martinez reports.
High school girls' tennis: Southern Section playoff pairings
High school girls' tennis: Southern Section playoff pairings