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Series "First Ladies Revealed" sheds light on wives' powerful role

New Smithsonian Channel series "First Ladies Revealed" offers a behind-the-scenes look at the wives of presidents by examining their many roles, including calming the nation during crisis. Anita McBride, a featured expert in the series, served as chief of staff for first lady Laura Bush, assistant to President George W. Bush and director of White House personnel. McBride joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the influence a first lady can have, working with Laura Bush on 9/11 and some advice for Melania Trump.
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Use Amazon? Make these 5 changes now to protect your privacy
For Big Tech companies, collecting your data is a vital part of their profits. You can take your privacy back as long as you know the proper settings to change.
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Christmas tree shortage causes price hike
Buying a Christmas tree this year will cost you more green. There's a supply shortage in certain parts of the country and leading to higher prices. Meg Oliver reports.
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Exhibit of artwork by Guantanamo Bay prisoners sparks criticism
An art exhibit at New York City's John Jay College of Criminal Justice is stirring up controversy. It features artwork by current and former Guantanamo Bay prisoners. They are, or were suspected terrorists. Kenneth Craig reports.
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In-car technology is dangerously distracting, study says
A new report says high-tech touch screens are dangerously distracting. Consumer reports focuses on Vehicle "Infotainment System," including touch screens. Acura, Cadillac, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Volvo are all rated as having the most distracting systems. Don Dahler reports.
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Tech tip: Speed up your Windows or Mac's startup the easy way
Remember back when you bought your computer? It was blazing fast, started up as soon as you hit the power button, and everything was clean and tidy.
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Man acquitted of San Francisco murder faces deportation
A man who had been deported to Mexico five times before killing a woman in San Francisco - once again faces deportation. A jury this past week decided the shooting was an accident. John Blackstone reports.
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Missing Flordia teen found in New York
A Florida teenager, who was missing for nearly a week, has been found. She turned up almost 1,200 miles away from home near Syracuse, New York -- along with a high school soccer coach. Roxani Saberi reports.
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How the tax reform bill will effect you
It was overnight success for Senate Republicans. They narrowly passed a $1.5 trillion tax plan. It benefits corporations and the wealthy, but what's in it for everyone else? Errol Barnett reports.
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Trump acknowledges Flynn's involvement with Russian probe
President Trump revisited the firing of his National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Saturday -- acknowledging for the first time he knew Flynn had lied to the FBI. Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday and he is now cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling in the election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Paula Reid reports.
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Retiree made ricin and tested it on neighbors, police say
Police say a retirement community resident made ricin and tested the deadly toxin on her neighbors by putting it on their food or in beverages over a period of weeks. WCAX-TV's Jennifer Costa reports.
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Ashley Graham on girls' aspirations
In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on "Sunday Morning," Ashley Graham talks to CBS News' Gayle King about the advice she gives to girls who ask about pursuing a career in modeling.
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A look at potential landmark cases at the Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court will take on two potential landmark cases in the next two months. One involves how much privacy we can expect when using our phones. and the other concerns whether a cake shop in Colorado has the right to deny service to a gay couple. Both cases could have major implications. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN to break down the biggest cases headed to the Supreme Court.
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Aaron Boone will be New York Yankees' next manager
Sources tell CBS News that former Yankee Aaron Boone will be the team's next manager after the team decided not to bring back Joe Girardi. Boone beat out San Francisco Giants bench coach t and four other candidates for the job. YES Network analyst Jack Curry joins CBSN to discuss the new hire.
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Report says White House plans to oust Tillerson, while Pres. Trump plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
A report from the New York Times says the White House has drafted a plan to force the resignation of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Meanwhile, President Trump reportedly plans to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which would break with the policies of past U.S. presidents and could cause unrest in the region. CBS News White House reporter Jacqueline Alemany joins CBSN with the latest details.
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Severe storms, tornadoes threaten southern US as western states in critical fire danger
Severe weather is set to threaten much of the U.S. again this weekend, bringing fire danger to the West and more flooding and tornadoes over Central states. 
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Spoon talks "Hot Thoughts" and why the band is better than ever
For more than 20 years, the band Spoon has been a staple of the indie rock circuit, blending rock, pop and punk. On their new album, "Hot Thoughts," Rolling Stone says the band "doubles down on beat science." "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Anthony Mason sat down with band members Britt Daniel and Rob Pope to discuss getting dropped from their first label and why the band is better than it's ever been.
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The Dish: Chef Greg Baxtrom
Greg Baxtrom is a chef with a near-perfect culinary pedigree. Born and raised in Chicago, Baxtrom was attending a local culinary school when he contacted a new restaurant for help with a homework assignment. The restaurant was the extraordinary Alinea and the assignment turned into an internship, and eventually a full-time job. Later he worked at New York's acclaimed Per Se and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, where he learned about the farm-to-table ethic that would influence his current project, Olmsted. Baxtrom joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss his extraordinary culinary journey.
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How Karl-Anthony Towns plans to honor memory of his mother on Mother's Day
Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns is continuing various traditions to commemorate the memory of his mother Jacqueline, who died last year of COVID.     
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Manhattan judge says NYC federal lockups are 'run by morons'
A senior judge in New York blasted the conditions of two notorious federal jails in the city during a recent sentencing hearing — saying they are run by "morons" who subject prisoners to disgusting conditions, according to a court transcript.
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Joe Biden Faces GOP Governor Revolt After Worse Than Expected Jobs Report
Unemployment benefits during the COVID pandemic face scrutiny after job numbers for April grew by only 266,000.
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Farmer breaks ground with California-grown coffee success
Coffee, an estimated $81 billion industry, is grown in more than 50 countries but was never commercially viable in the U.S. -- until now. A farmer just outside Santa Barbara has the coffee world buzzing, but the question is whether Americans will pay the same for a cup of coffee as they would for a glass of that California chardonnay. Jamie Wax reports.
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Biden's ambitions for the country depend on this key state
When I saw that CNN's Jeff Zeleny was in Arizona covering the senators there, I was a little confused. The next election is more than a year away. Plus, Arizona is currently home to the most distracting and strange sideshow in politics -- an audit of 2020 votes forced by Republicans in the state and run by a company called Cyber Ninjas with ties to allies of former President Donald Trump.
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US infection rate hits 7-month low as vaccinations rise
Pfizer has begun seeking full FDA approval of its Covid-19 vaccine for people 16 years and older in the US, where infections are falling as more people are getting vaccinated.
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Bloomberg names the 50 most influential people of 2017
A lot has happened the past year, but which transformative figures helped shape 2017? Bloomberg Businessweek sought to answer that question in their new special issue featuring the first annual Bloomberg 50 list. The list includes special counsel Robert Mueller, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and "Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins. Bloomberg Businessweek editor Bret Begun joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss other people on the list and how it all came together.
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Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline Operator
The operator of the system, Colonial Pipeline, said it had shut down its 5,500 miles of pipeline, which takes refined gasoline and jet fuel along the East Coast.
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Pope Francis backs waivers on intellectual property rights for vaccines
Pope Francis is speaking out in support of President Joe Biden's proposal to waive intellectual property rights for the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Virginia Republicans gather to pick their gubernatorial nominee
As Virginia Republicans try to win their first race for governor in more than a decade, the party is preparing to select their standardbearer this weekend -- a decision that will suggest where the national party is heading as it seeks to gain back power in Washington after former President Donald Trump's defeat in November.
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Breaking down the biggest cases headed to the Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court is two months into its current term and in the coming months will take up potential landmark cases. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the cases that could have major implications. One involves government access to our cellphone records and another that looks at whether business owners can refuse to accommodate same-sex couples due to religious objections.
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Help! My Mom Demands an Apology Every Time I Ask Her a Simple Question.
How do I break this pattern?
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Kate Steinle verdict reignites sanctuary cities debate
New light is being shed on an immigration case that became an issue in the presidential election last year. The Justice Department released an arrest warrant for Jose Ines Garcia Zarate after a San Francisco jury acquitted the undocumented Mexican of murder in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle. Zarate was found guilty of illegal possession of a firearm. John Blackstone reports.
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"Huge implications" of tax bill's Obamacare mandate repeal
National correspondent for the Washington Post, Philip Bump, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss what's next for the GOP tax plan after the Senate's late-night approval of the overhaul, why the bill's change to an Obamacare mandate will affect poor Americans and the tactics used by Republicans to avoid public outcry over the plan.
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Is Garcetti going? City Hall waits as Los Angeles faces looming crossroads
Garcetti is in the running for a post in the Biden administration, just as L.A. emerges from the pandemic, confronts a homelessness crisis and faces huge issues around race.
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Fat shaming, BMI and alienation: COVID-19 brought new stigma to large-sized people
The coronavirus pandemic has brought into stark focus the long battle between the medical establishment and the fat acceptance movement.
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Betting analysis: Will Canelo Álvarez beat Billy Joe Saunders?
Three super-middleweight titles are on the line as Mexican superstar Canelo Álvarez faces off with Billy Joe Saunders? A detailed look at who is favored to win.
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Column One: The pandemic shaped my family for generations. Not COVID — the 1918 flu
"My father died in the 1918 flu," my dad told me. Only later did we learn how the pandemic created enduring family secrets and mysteries.
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Alveda King: Mother's Day message – here's what I am most grateful for this year
My mom, Naomi Barber, was courting my dad, Rev. A.D. King, in 1950. She was a freshman at Spellman College in Atlanta and she had big dreams.
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Shots in arms, money in pockets: What a Friday night at the hottest pool in Las Vegas is like
The USA TODAY Network explored Circa's Stadium Swim for a front-seat look at a Friday by the pool as people are coming out of isolation.      
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As life returns, so does Spanx
Shapewear sales, which tumbled early in the pandemic, are surging again with Americans eager to lift, compress and smooth out their forms.
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Florida ran a nearly flawless election in 2020. Republicans decided to change the voting rules anyway. Here’s how.
A new law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis will make it harder for people to vote by mail and blocks private donations to assist elections.
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Has the Golden State lost its luster? California population shrinks for first time ever
State officials attributed California's historic population decline to the falling birth rate, deaths from COVID-19 and reductions in immigration.
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How to take back control of your mental and physical health
Here are ways to empower yourself to gain control of your health during the fear of the unknown that surrounds us in a pandemic.     
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What Michael Flynn's plea deal means for the Russia probe
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn plead guilty Friday to lying to the FBI and is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Jared Kushner reportedly instructed Flynn to talk to the Russian ambassador about sanctions. CBS News justice correspondent Jeff Pegues joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Washington to discuss what we know about the level of Flynn's cooperation and where the investigation is headed from here.
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Critics say it’s apartheid. Do Israelis and Palestinians think it is?
A new survey reveals surprising points of agreement.
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After scrapped bout with Brad Riddell, Gregor Gillespie grateful to draw ranked Diego Ferreira
Perhaps there may have been a silver lining for Gregor Gillespie getting his bout canceled on fight day.       Related StoriesAfter scrapped bout with Brad Riddell, Gregor Gillespie grateful to draw ranked Diego Ferreira - EnclosureUFC on ESPN 24 play-by-play and live results (6 p.m. ET)UFC on ESPN 24 discussion thread 
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These Are the 50 Most Rural Counties in America
A surprising number of U.S. counties have 100 percent rural land—702, in fact. From Alaska to Texas find out where the most rural counties are across America.
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Imilab C20 Review: Excellent $35 Security Camera
Imilab C20 security camera is a must-have for every home. With its affordable cost and remote technology, you'll finally be able to check in any time of the day while at work or traveling.
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It’s time to apply Warp Speed to vaccinate the globe
How to manufacture effective coronavirus vaccines at scale is key.
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In ‘Brat,’ Andrew McCarthy looks back at his younger self — a sheepish outsider, torn between ambition and art
McCarthy provides an entertaining if hazy glimpse behind the scenes with the Brat Pack.
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