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Here’s What’s Sparking Tension Again Between Russia and Ukraine
Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula ignited the tensest standoff between Moscow and the West since the Cold War and the region has been deadlocked ever since. Now, Russia is exacerbating the wound by massing troops near its neighbor’s contested eastern regions, raising concerns that the two sides could be dragged into a heightened military confrontation.
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How Workplace Sexism Is Roiling Australian Politics
When it comes to judging someone’s words or deeds, Australians often resort to a casual barometer known as the “pub test.” If the locals are OK with it, then it’s deemed socially or culturally acceptable. By that standard, people across the country delivered a resounding verdict -- no -- in response to allegations of sexual harassment that reached into both the government and Parliament. The biggest crowds in decades -- tens of thousands of women and men -- rallied in March to demand greater fem
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Diamonds lose their luster for millennials
Diamonds may be forever, but demand for them is not. They don't seem to hold as much appeal among millennials. Senior associate editor at the Atlantic Adam Chandler joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss how times are changing with this generation.
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New documentary on the unseen actors of "Star Wars"
A new documentary, "Elstree 1976," takes viewers behind the scenes of the making of the original "Star Wars," meeting the bit players and extras under those iconic helmets, masks and makeup.
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The latest "banned books"
Every year the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles a list of books that the public or officials have sought to ban from library shelves. They say it's an annual snapshot of issues that concern Americans the most. Vinita Nair discusses this year's entries.
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Google Doodle Honors Laura Bassi, the First Woman to Receive a Doctorate in Science
Born in 1711 in Bologna, Laura Bassi became a pioneer for women in science and in academia.
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Rio's Olympic-sized troubles
With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio less than three months away, the focus has been on everything but the Games themselves. From the spreading Zika virus to political turmoil, Brazil is grapping with a bevy of issues that have left some to call for the Games to be moved, postponed or even cancelled. Wall Street Journal's Sara Germano joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss.
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South Africa's tourism industry is starting to implode
It's one of Africa's top tourist destinations, and international visitors are still welcome. But with global fears of the so-called 'South African variant" leaving the country isolated, its forsaken tourism industry is starting to fail.
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TSA promises to speed up airport security lines
There has been intense backlash from frustrated passengers over extremely long security lines at our nation's airports. As Kris Van Cleave reports, the Secretary of Homeland Security is promising to speed things up.
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State officials protest Obama administration's transgender directive
Alabama's attorney general pledged to join other states to fight a new Obama administration directive. It requires public schools to give transgender students access to bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. The governor of Arkansas told his state's schools to defy the directive. Manuel Bojorquez reports from Fort Worth, Texas with more on the bathroom backlash in that state.
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D.C.-area forecast: After another cool one today, temperatures move upward the next few
Temperatures are near 60 again today, but rising in the days to come. There'll be a couple of shower chances as well.
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Oakland Protests Turn Violent As Some Demonstrators Smash Windows, Set Fires
Hundreds took to the streets to protest the recent death of Daunte Wright in what was a mostly peaceful demonstration.
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Kimberly Holmes: What Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth's relationship teaches us about our own
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth had a celebrity marriage that spanned more than 70 years.
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Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe on 2016 politics
Ed O'Keefe, a political reporter for The Washington Post, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the state of the presidential campaign.
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Trump dogged by attack ads and fake phone calls
As Donald Trump gears up for the general election, there is new ammunition against him in his run for the presidency. Hillary Clinton's campaign is out with a TV ad attacking Trump for his refusal to release his income tax returns, as other presidential candidates have done. Trump is also being dogged by a recording, purportedly of himself pretending to be his own PR flack. Julianna Goldman reports from the Washington bureau with the latest.
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Eye Opener: "Got a flight? Get in Line"
Turmoil over taxes. Critics pounce after Donald Trump says voters do not have the right to see his income tax returns. Also, ISIS issues a "state of emergency" in its self-declared capital. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.
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This week in tech
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is weighing in on the controversy over whether Facebook is editing its trending news section. Meantime, Instagram's major makeover isn't going over well with users. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN to discuss these and other popular stories in the tech world this week.
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Travels with Morley
For 46 seasons, Morley Safer, who retired this week at age 84, traveled the world while the rest of us watched in awe.
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Ohio shooting at Bob Evans restaurant; waitress dead, ex-boyfriend arrested; police
An Ohio man who allegedly shot and killed his ex-girlfriend at a Bob Evans restaurant where she waitressed was arrested following an 11-hour manhunt Friday night, according to reports.
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Facebook denies claims that the site is politically biased
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is defending his company against claims that the site is politically biased. But Gizmodo technology editor Michael Nunez told "CBS This Morning" that Facebook employees favor liberal stories in the trends section. Jan Crawford has more.
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Sikh American Army captain wins right to wear beard and turban
In the 1980's, President Reagan passed an executive order calling for all troops to look uniform -- which meant no facial hair and no religious headwear. But for one Army captain, his beard and turban are sacred articles of his faith. Don Dahler explains what happened when he challenged the rule.
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Donald Trump denies posing as his own spokesperson
Donald Trump denies he pretended to be his own spokesperson during a 1991 phone call with a People magazine journalist. The man on the call identifies himself as John Miller, but those who know Trump's voice are saying it is in fact Donald J. Trump. Chip Reid reports.
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Long airport lines lead to short tempers
Air travelers from coast to coast are enduring nightmarish conditions at several of the nation's airports. Security lines are moving at a snail-like pace. The chorus of discontent is growing rapidly. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Preview: Breakthrough Status
FDA grants breakthrough status to Duke University cancer treatment documented by 60 Minutes. Scott Pelley reports on Sunday, May 15 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
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Sikh American soldier on what the Army means to him
Sikhs have been serving in the U.S. military since WWI, but they were banned from wearing their traditional turban and beard in the 1980's -- until Captain Simratpal Singh changed that. He spoke with CBS News about the importance of serving his country, and what he hopes for future Sikh Americans.
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Trump says transgender rights should be left to the states
Trump spoke out Friday morning against the Obama administration's directive on transgender bathrooms. Trump said states should make the decision. Trump campaign national spokesperson Katrina Pierson joins CBSN with more.
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Yankees, Rays reactions to object-throwing fans
Small crowd, big problem. Some of the 10,202 fans at Yankee Stadium made their presence felt in an ugly way Friday night when they began throwing baseballs and other objects onto the field during the bottom of the eighth inning of the Yankees’ 8-2 loss to the Rays. “You are always concerned when there’s a...
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Legal implications of new transgender guidelines
The Obama administration put out a new set of guidelines, urging schools to back transgender rights and obey new guidelines or lose funding. Does the U.S. have authority the to make this decision for all the states? Rachel Stockman, managing editor at LawNewz.com, joins CBSN with the latest.
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Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 04/16/21: Did Anyone Win the $240 Million?
Hundreds of thousands of players won prizes in the Mega Millions lottery drawing on Friday night.
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Will the GOP unite behind Donald Trump?
Donald Trump met with GOP party leadership Thursday and both Paul Ryan and Donald Trump gave positive feedback on the meeting, although Ryan still hasn't endorsed Trump. Is a formal endorsement from Ryan necessary to unite the Republican party? CBS News senior political editor Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN with the latest.
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Family lottery pool turns 7 siblings and mom into millionaires
A New Jersey based family purchased the sole winning ticket in last week's $429 million Powerball jackpot. They showed up to collect their winnings and spoke to the press about the life-changing moment.
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American wrongly accused of Chinese espionage
American Xiaoxing Xi, chair of Temple University Physics Department, was wrongly accused of sending American technology to China and worries about his career. Bill Whitaker's report "Collateral Damage" will air Sunday, August 26 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
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Foods that can help boost brain health
A growing body of research suggests that what you eat can have an impact on your risk of developing dementia later in life. CBS News' Marlie Hall reports.
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Preview: "Prairie Home Companion" sound man Fred Newman
How does sound effects artist Fred Newman conjure such amazing worlds on "A Prairie Home Companion"? He shares some secrets with correspondent Jane Pauley, in a preview of an interview to be broadcast on "Sunday Morning."
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Preview: A comatose patient proves experts wrong
After a terrifying car accident left Dylan Rizzo in a coma, doctors said the young athlete would likely stay in a vegetative state for life. Meet the young man who confounded experts with his remarkable recovery on "Sunday Morning" May 15.
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Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
Donald Trump says his call to temporarily ban all Muslims from the United States is just a "suggestion." Daily Beast political reporter Betsy Woodruff joins CBSN with more on whether he is softening his stance or not.
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Trump vs. Amazon's Jeff Bezos, and other MoneyWatch headlines
Donald Trump attacks Amazon founder Jeff Bezos; April showers brought retail flowers; Google's parent eclipses Apple as No. 1 company.
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"48 Hours" investigates shooting death of Olympian Dave Laut
She was married to an Olympic hero - but in her first TV interview, a California woman tells "48 Hours"' Erin Moriarty why she shot and killed him. Was it self-defense or cold-blooded murder? Moriarty joins CBSN to preview her interview.
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Snapchat videos show Mount Everest climbers hiding from storm
Adrian Ballinger and Cory Richards are documenting their ascent of Mount Everest on Snapchat. A storm suddenly overtook them on the mountain's north side, but the pair made it through poor weather.
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Kentucky school principal defends bathroom guidelines
As the White House puts pressure on public schools over bathroom access for transgender students, one Kentucky school principal is speaking out. Thomas Aberli joins CBSN to explain why he supports the policy, and how he implemented the same approach at his school two years ago.
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TSA under fire for baggage meltdown, long lines
The Transportation Security Administration has been under fire for long lines at airports, among other issues. Adding to the list of problems: a baggage system failure at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave has more on what the TSA needs to do to fix its issues.
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Navy Corpsman Max Rohn on Invictus Games victory
Invictus Games wrapped up Thursday night in Orlando, and Team USA did not disappoint. Americans dominated the medal podium, taking the most honors overall. Discus and shotput champ Max Rohn joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his experience in the games.
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Portland police disperse crowd with pepper spray following fatal officer-involved shooting
Police in Portland, Oregon, said they used pepper spray and smoke canisters to break up a crowd that gathered on Friday as they investigated the fatal shooting of a suspect by police in Lents Park.
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Tenn. girl rescued after being allegedly abducted by uncle
Two men are being called heroes for their dramatic rescue of a Tennessee girl after she was allegedly abducted by her uncle. The men found Carlie Marie Trent Thursday in remote back country, more than a week after she disappeared. Omar Villafranca reports on how Carlie was rescued.
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Women voters split on Trump, Clinton and the issues
Recent presidential polls show a significant gender gap among potential voters. Women are much more likely to reject Republican Donald Trump. CBS News contributor and Republican strategist Frank Luntz joins "CBS This Morning" from Detroit to discuss the focus group of women he brought to Studio 57 Thursday. The group of 18 women included six Republicans, six Democrats and six Independents.
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Mark Zuckerberg breaks silence on Facebook bias claim
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is defending his company against accusations of political bias. He invited conservative leaders to meet about a report that said the site favors liberal views in its trending topics. Jan Crawford reports on how Facebook is being forced to reveal secrets.
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U.S. sues Trump ally Roger Stone, alleging he owes about $2 million in unpaid taxes
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday sued Roger Stone, saying the close ally of former President Donald Trump owes about $2 million in unpaid federal income taxes, according to a court document seen by Reuters. The civil lawsuit, filed in federal court in Florida, alleged that Stone and his wife, Nydia, used a commercial...
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The top 10 wide receivers heading into 2021 NFL Draft
The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy lists his top 10 wide receivers in this year’s NFL draft, based on evaluations and conversations with people around the league: Ja’Marr Chase, LSU, 6-0, 201 pounds: Opted out of the 2020 season after he — not Vikings rookie sensation Justin Jefferson — was LSU’s No. 1 receiver during the 2019...
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