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Remembering Robin Williams, a comedic icon

A year after his death, we take a look back at some of the greatest performances from one of Hollywood's great comedians, Robin Williams.
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Anti-Trump Republican vying for Texas congressional seat
"I'm in this race because this is the first battle for the soul of the Republican party," Michael Wood said in an interview with CBSN.
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Murders in Los Angeles up nearly 200%, violent crime rising at rapid pace, sheriff's statistics show
Murders in Los Angeles County have spiked nearly 200% so far this year compared to the same time in 2020, with at least one official blaming the "defund the police" movement and progressive law enforcement officials.
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Warnock pushes gun control but paid over $100K to private security firm
Sen. Raphael Warnock has been calling for gun control in recent weeks, despite his campaign spending over $100,000 on “security services” from a private security firm as recently as February.
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Pentagon confirms UFO video is real, taken by Navy pilot
A pyramid-shaped object seen flying through the sky has been confirmed by the Pentagon as an unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP).
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La Soufrière Volcano: A Growing Humanitarian Crisis
Between 16,000 and 20,000 people were evacuated from the area around the volcano on St. Vincent. Some evacuees are with family and friends; others are fleeing the island entirely.
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DOJ investigating 'dozens' of Russian firms for supply chain vulnerabilities to hackers
The Justice Department is investigating dozens of Russian firms for potential supply chain vulnerabilities, a top official told reporters on Thursday.
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Louisville cop involved in deadly Breonna Taylor raid gets book deal
One of the Louisville, Ky., police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor during a botched raid has landed a book deal about the case. 
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Biden imposes new sanctions on Russia
The Biden administration targeted Russia with sweeping sanctions and diplomatic expulsions, punishing Moscow for its interference in the 2020 US election, its SolarWinds cyberattack and its ongoing occupation in Crimea.
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Bream: Democrats' court-packing proposal would 'change everything on Capitol Hill'
Shannon Bream discusses the legality and reality of the Democrats' legislation to pack the Supreme Court.
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'SNL' comedian Pete Davidson to rock out as punk legend Joey Ramone in Netflix biopic
Pete Davidson will star in Netflix's "I Slept with Joey Ramone," a biopic of The Ramones frontman, who became a punk icon before his death in 2001.       
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UFC on ESPN 22: Andrei Arlovski admits he was worried UFC would cut him after Tom Aspinall loss
Andrei Arlovski feared that he may no longer be a part of the UFC roster after his most recent loss.       Related StoriesUFC on ESPN 22: Andrei Arlovski admits he was worried UFC would cut him after Tom Aspinall loss - EnclosureAmanda Nunes moves back to bantamweight, fights Julianna Pena at UFC 265Corey Anderson unfazed that he didn't draw marquee name at Bellator 257: 'All organizations have great fighters' 
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Florida dad took infant daughter on meth run to get ‘lit’ with friends, police say
A Florida dad took his one-year-old daughter with him to buy meth Wednesday evening, prompting a missing child alert, police said.
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Hong Kong’s once-free press comes under a fresh Communist assault
At 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, four masked men broke into the Hong Kong printing facility of The Epoch Times, a newspaper openly critical of the Chinese Communist Party, and smashed its office computers, stole other computer parts and poured concrete mix over the printing machines. Wielding hammers and knives, the intruders forced themselves past the...
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Typhoon Surigae to pass near the Philippines this weekend
Typhoon Surigae will continue to strengthen as it gets closer to the Philippines this weekend. The storm is expected to brush the Philippines before turning away.
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NIH chief Collins says Americans should 'take a breath' after J&J vaccine pause: 'The sky is not falling'
National Institutes of Health (NIH) director Dr. Francis Collins praised federal health officials Thursday for their handling of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause, telling "Your World": "I think they're doing it exactly right."
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Ex-Trump official Kellyanne Conway named senior adviser to Ohio Senate candidate Bernie Moreno
Former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway will serve as a senior adviser to Ohio Senate candidate Bernie Moreno, his campaign announced on Thursday.
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House Republicans: Infrastructure Package Must Include Border Wall Construction
A group of House Republicans is urging the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to include border wall construction at the United States-Mexico border in any infrastructure package. 
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U.S. Intelligence Walks Back Russian Bounty Claim that Democrats Used to Attack Trump During 2020
An official admitted only "low to moderate confidence" in the claim that Russians put bounties on US troops in Afghanistan.
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Listen to Episode 44 of ‘Pinstripe Pod’: Yankees Rotation is a Problem feat. CC Sabathia
The Yankees rotation is going to need to go deeper in games if they want any chance to win a title this season. The Bronx Bombers are off to a sluggish 5-7 start early in the season. The rotation has struggled. The bats have not been consistently hitting. There’s been some reasons for concern early...
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J&J vaccine pause fuels hesitancy
The CDC put off making any decision about the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, saying they need more information about a rare type of blood clot. CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the latest and answers your questions.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Dark City: Beneath the Beat’ on Netflix, A Proud Portrait of Baltimore Club Music’s Makers, Dancers and Lovers 
Dark City: Beneath the Beat is a heartfelt hosanna to the city of Baltimore and its homegrown club music sound.
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R. Kelly to be moved to NYC for sex-trafficking trial, judge says
A federal judge gave the green light Thursday to move jailed R&B recording artist R. Kelly to New York City to go on trial this summer after several delays.
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WWE releases Samoa Joe, Billie Kay, others in post-WrestleMania purge
April 15 may soon be known as cut day for WWE. WWE announced Thursday it came to terms on the releases of Samoa Joe, Billie Kay, Peyton Royce, Mickie James, Chelsea Green, Tucker, Kalisto, Bo Dallas and Wesley Blake, wishing them luck in their future endeavors. Vince McMahon’s company, which has traditionally made cuts after WrestleMania, also...
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Madison LeCroy speaks out on Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez breakup
LeCroy told Page Six of her Instagram correspondence with A-Rod, "He’s never physically cheated on his fiancée with men.”
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Human Rights Watch parts with general counsel for N-word use during Columbia class
The international advocacy group Human Rights Watch parted ways with its general counsel last week after she repeatedly used the N-word during a class she teaches at Columbia University. Dinah PoKempner, an adjunct professor, used the term 11 times in half a minute while recounting a conversation to students during an April 1 Zoom session,...
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'Time to be seen': New York Asian Burlesque Extravaganza goes online
Burlesque bombshell Calamity Chang discusses the need for the virtual showcase happening this month.       
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Want to know where weed culture is going? Here's a hint: L.A. L.A. L.A.
In the run-up to 4/20, a look at some of the ways Southern California is shaping the cannabis conversation.
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Financial Times editor on global impact of Panama Papers leak
More than 140 politicians and public officials from 200 countries and territories are accused of money laundering and tax evasion in the so-called "Panama Papers." The massive document leak alleges they did business with the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, which specializes in offshore finances, but the company has denied any wrongdoing. U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times Gillian Tett joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the possible fallout for implicated world leaders and what the leak implies for cross-border investigative journalism.
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Uproar over California school handling of toxic chemicals
Building materials used in a California school are sparking a nationwide debate about the safety of students. The dispute involves toxic chemicals known as PCBs. They were discovered in Malibu classrooms about thee years ago. School officials in the wealthy beach community say they have a plan to deal with the problem, but many parents don't believe them. Danielle Nottingham reports.
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Brazil COVID-19: 'Humanitarian Crisis' With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day
The Supreme Court has approved an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro's pandemic response. Doctors Without Borders says the country's approach has led to a "near collapse of Brazil's health system."
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The Russian bounties story was one more deep-state attempt to hurt Trump
The Biden administration on Thursday walked back one of the biggest bombshell campaign-season revelations of last year: that the Russian government had put bounties on the heads of US troops in Afghanistan.  Oh, how convenient. A senior official told The Daily Beast that the administration had only “low to moderate” confidence in a story Team...
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New report finds prescription drug costs soaring
An investigation into the cost of prescription drugs reveals huge price hikes over the past five years. Several brand name medications more than doubled in price. The Reuters analysis of 10 most popular drugs found the increases added billions to the nation’s health care spending for conditions like arthritis, asthma, and abnormal cholesterol. Lisa Gill of Consumer Reports joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the dramatic price increases and impact on consumers.
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Gun that looks like iPhone draws fire before hitting markets
There are rising concerns about an unusual new firearm that could go on sale this year. The weapon looks like a smart phone, but is actually a .380-caliber handgun. The design is drawing attention from law enforcement and lawmakers, like Senator Charles Schumer. Josh Elliott reports on the controversy.
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Panama Papers scandal could have worldwide implications
Revelations in the so-called “Panama Papers” about how the rich and powerful hide cash are rocking countries around the world. Allegations of money laundering and tax evasion have sparked investigations in Panama, Australia, the Netherlands, France and here at home by the Justice Department. So far, at least two world leaders could be at risk of losing their jobs: The prime minister of Iceland and the president of Ukraine. Don Dahler reports.
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Colorado woman with dementia sues police over arrest
A 73-year-old woman with dementia has filed a lawsuit against the city of Loveland, Colorado and police officers over a June 2020 arrest. The lawsuit claims the woman suffered physical injuries and still experiences fear, trauma and anxiety. (April 15)      
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Biden won’t commit to SALT cap repeal even as Cuomo uses it to justify NY tax hike
WASHINGTON — The White House won’t commit to lowering federal taxes for New Yorkers by abolishing the “SALT cap” as part of President Biden’s more than $2 trillion infrastructure bill — even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo uses the mere possibly to help sell his new state tax hikes on businesses and the wealthy by claiming...
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Live to Tell: The Long Road Home
"48 Hours" Presents: A father and basketball star is caught in a terror attack. Sebastien Bellin's remarkable story of recovery. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers reports.
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Wisconsin's impact on the presidential race
John Heilemann, managing editor of Bloomberg Politics, has a front-row seat to the presidential election as host and executive producer of Showtime's "The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth." Heilemann joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how the Wisconsin primary could be a game changer for the presidential race.
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Sanders poised for Wisconsin win over Clinton
Bernie Sanders is trying to keep his momentum going heading into Tuesday's Wisconsin primary, where 86 Democratic delegates are up for grabs. Most of its voters are white, with a high number of young people. That's good for Sanders, who has a narrow lead in our CBS News battleground tracker. Hillary Clinton's campaign manager is looking ahead, saying in a memo that her overall lead will be hard to beat. Nancy Cordes reports.
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In the Name of Hate
A brilliant Ivy League student is murdered after he went to a California park with a former high school classmate. Was he killed because he was gay and Jewish? Correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.
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Sugar Land: Life or Death
A Texas father targeted by a hit man fights for the life of the person who ordered the murder -- his son. "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant has the latest in the case.
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Support for reparations has grown. But it’s still going to be a hard sell for Congress.
As the fight for reparations moves forward, major obstacles remain.
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Knock Knock
Can a podcaster and a driven detective using cutting-edge technology solve a stone cold double murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
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What civilians in Afghanistan say about America's withdrawal
America plans to "close the book" on its 20-year war in Afghanistan -- but the departure of US troops will usher in an uncertain chapter for Afghan civilians.
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Apple started a $200 million fund to combat climate change
Apple aims to be carbon neutral by 2030. Lisa Jackson, Apple's VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives speaks to CNN's Christine Romans about the tech giant's environmental and social responsibilities.
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Trump mocks Biden for ‘PC’ military: ‘They’re laughing at us like never before’
Former President Donald Trump mocked President Biden in a podcast, saying he forced the nation’s armed forces to become “politically correct” with progressive and gender-inclusive policies. Trump bashed his successor as turning the American military into a worldwide laughing stock on a podcast with a former White House aide Tuesday. “I think they’re laughing at...
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Lawmakers vent at hearing over lack of clarity for who oversees Capitol Hill security
Months after the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol, Rep. Barry Loudermilk, a Republican from Georgia, made clear that confusion remains over who ultimately oversees Capitol Hill security.
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The Trailer: Worried incumbents, MAGA celebrities, stingy corporations: Winners and losers of the first fundraising quarter
A first look at the fundraising quarter, a guide to the growing number of Trump administration think tanks, and candidates pile into swing state Senate races.
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