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More than 40 percent of Americans now live in states that have embraced full legalization.
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Will Florida, Ohio be tipping point for GOP race?
Tuesday's Republican primaries may be a turning point in the 2016 presidential race. If Marco Rubio and John Kasich don't win their home states of Florida and Ohio, respectively, they may end their campaigns. As for front-runner Donald Trump, increasing violence at his rallies may hurt him at the polls. With more on the 2016 race, Yahoo News' chief Washington correspondent Olivier Knox joins CBSN.
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Portland-bound combat missiles found on plane in Serbia
Authorities in Serbia uncovered two missiles in a shipping container that was bound for Portland. The missiles came from Lebanon, whose government claimed they were used for military training and did not contain explosives. Jennifer Dowling of CBS Portland affiliate KOIN reports.
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Minnesota protester tells Fox reporter: Only way things change is 'if people start throwing things'
Former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer Kim Potter "committed an act of war" when she shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright on Sunday, an anonymous protester outside the suburb's police station told Fox News Wednesday night.
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Millions threatened by flooding in the South
Floods have impacted thousands throughout the South already, and the severe weather isn't over. Millions remain under flood warnings Monday. Parts of Louisiana have been submerged, and levees are close breaching. CBS News' David Begnaud is in the middle of it in central Louisiana.
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France cuts two submarines in half to make one new one
A French nuclear-powered submarine severely damaged by fire last year has been saved from the scrapyard -- by cutting it in two and welding the salvageable half to part of another decommissioned sub.
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Will violence at Donald Trump rallies change the 2016 race?
Donald Trump's rallies are getting dangerous with protesters and supporters clashing at his events. A rally in Chicago was canceled due to a security threat from protests on Friday. These clashes are getting more aggressive as Trump gets closer to the GOP presidential nomination. With analysis on the the Trump unrest, CBS News' Major Garrett joins CBSN from Ohio.
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Seeing the Syria crisis through art
"What art can do ... is to bring some beauty to an incredibly tragic situation.” Syrian artists show the crisis like you’ve never seen it before. "@HebaKanso" reports.
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Web Extra: Jeffrey Goldberg gives us a look at the Obama Doctrine
In this "Face the Nation" Web Extra, The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg details his piece, "The Obama Doctrine," and provides us with a closer look at President Obama's Foreign Policy and his complicated relationship with the Middle East.
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Amazon's new banking deal; NCAA tournament drops productivity: #CBSNBusiness Headlines
Amazon makes deal with Capital One to help with banking on Echo; Obama talks about the encryption debate at SXSW; and March Madness will cost businesses over $1 billion in lost productivity. Those headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch's Hena Daniels at the New York Stock Exchange.
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Jordan Spieth and Lexi Thompson on golf and Drive, Chip & Putt
Jordan Spieth and Lexi Thompson are the top male and female American golfers. Both began as teenage members of the 2008 U.S. Junior Ryder cup team. Spieth, winner of last year's Masters and U.S. Open, and Thompson, who has seven LPGA tour wins, join “CBS This Morning” to discuss next month's Masters tournament and the youth golf initiative Drive, Chip & Putt.
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Follow "CBS This Morning" on Instagram to see SXSW sunrise photos
We woke up early Sunday with the Nat Geo Your Shot community for a photo walking tour of Austin. Follow @CBSThisMorning on Instagram to see the stunning photos, and submit your own by hashtagging #SunriseThisMorning.
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Knicks stymie Zion Williamson late for big win in front of James Dolan
NEW ORLEANS — After point guard Immanuel Quickley buried a 3-pointer to give the Knicks a 10-point lead in the second quarter Wednesday, a visiting bluesman sitting baseline clapped extra hard in the Big Easy Wednesday night. Knicks owner James Dolan made his first pandemic road game appearance as one of the 3,700 spectators at...
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Best new tech to build a smarter home
New smart home technology makes it possible to turn on lights, mow the lawn and clean up with a swipe of your phone. The number of American households using the technology is expected to jump from about 4.5 million to more than 24 million in 2020. CNET.com editor-in-chief Lindsey Turrentine joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the secrets of a smart home.
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France cuts two nuclear-powered submarines in half to make one new one
A French nuclear-powered submarine severely damaged by fire last year has been saved from the scrapyard -- by cutting it in two and welding the salvageable half to part of another decommissioned sub.
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Students train to become "sleep ambassadors"
Many Americans say they don't get enough sleep, especially teenagers. Now Stanford University is teaching high school students to become "sleep ambassadors." The unique course is designed to help spread the word on the health risks associated with sleep deprivation. Ben Tracy reports.
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Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu To Asian American Liaison Role
"Moritsugu will bring her experience and expertise to the Biden-Harris Administration where she will be a vital voice to advance the President and the Administration's priorities," officials said.
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Tucker Carlson Accuses Media, Feds of Protecting Officer Who Shot Ashli Babbitt
Fox News host Tucker Carlson claimed that "the standards that big news organizations use to cover shootings depend entirely on the political views of the people who get shot" on Wednesday.
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Daunte Wright shooting protests: Crowd gathers for fourth night outside Brooklyn Center police headquarters
A fourth night of protests was underway in Minnesota and throughout the nation Wednesday over the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by police.       
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American ISIS defector reportedly captured in Iraq
Reports say an ISIS fighter from Virginia has been captured. Kurdish TV show documents that identify him as Muhammad Jamal Amin. He reportedly surrendered near the city of Sinjar in northern Iraq. Charlie D’Agata reports with the video that shows the fighter giving up.
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Robert Whittaker on potential title calls after UFC on ESPN 22: 'Maybe I'll surprise everybody'
Robert Whittaker has made it clear he's not chasing after anything when it comes to his fighting career, but could he call for a title shot?       Related StoriesRobert Whittaker on potential title calls after UFC on ESPN 22: 'Maybe I'll surprise everybody' - EnclosureKelvin Gastelum says UFC on ESPN 22 winner should get Israel Adesanya rematchKelvin Gastelum says UFC on ESPN 22 winner should get Israel Adesanya rematch - Enclosure 
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Fallout from violence at Donald Trump rallies
Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for the New York Times Magazine who has been following candidates on the campaign trail, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the fallout from violence at Donald Trump's campaign events and Tuesday's Republican primaries in five states.
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Democrats accuse Donald Trump of inciting violence
Many protesters at the canceled Donald Trump rally in Chicago were Bernie Sanders supporters. Trump tweeted on Sunday, "Bernie Sanders is lying when he says his disruptors aren't told to go to my events. Be careful Bernie, or my supporters will go to yours!” At a town hall Sunday night, both Hillary Clinton and Sanders were asked about Trump. Nancy Cordes reports.
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Trump defends supporters after violent protests
Noisy protests followed Donald Trump along the campaign trail over the weekend, while demonstrators clashed with police and Trump supporters outside his events. The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker shows Trump with a big lead in Florida, where the winner gets all the delegates. In Ohio, Trump is tied with the state's governor, John Kasich. Major Garrett reports.
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Amtrak derailment in Kansas injures dozens
Five cars from an Amtrak train derailed near Wichita, Kansas, overnight, injuring at least 27 people, two of them critically. There were more than 100 people on board the Amtrak Southwest Chief, which was traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago. Don Dahler reports.
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Biden set to issue sweeping sanctions against Russia
The sanctions, which may be issued as soon as Thursday, are expected to target over 30 Russian entities and include the expulsion of at least 10 Russian individuals.
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Vietnam vet, cancer survivor donates 100 gallons of blood
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Universities to require vaccinations by fall
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Officer receives Purple Heart after ATV strike
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Ancestry database led to ID of 1976 homicide victim
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Soldier charged after video shows confrontation
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City to continue free summer camps for kids
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SD Gov. Noem says state won't take undocumented migrants Biden administration wants to relocate
South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem made her position on the migrant crisis at the southern border clear Wednesday, telling the Biden administration she will not allow any undocumented migrants to be relocated to her state.
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3/13: Trump continues to court chaos at rallies; Man gives life savings to kindergarteners for college
Donald Trump came close Sunday morning to condoning a violent response from his supporters toward protesters who have been an increasing presence at his rallies; Marty Burbank was going to buy a 40-foot boat and sail off into retirement, but he felt compelled to do more with all the money he'd saved up.
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Mets whip Phillies as David Peterson outduels Zack Wheeler
Thanks to the rain this week, David Peterson had a few extra days to ponder his first start of the season against the Phillies before getting a chance to wash the bad taste out of his mouth. Last week in Philadelphia, Peterson got rocked. In Wednesday’s rematch, Peterson rocked. The Mets left-hander matched a career-high...
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Deadly floods still threaten the South
Parts of the South remain under flood watches and warnings after nearly a week of relentless rain. Six people died in the extreme weather. David Begnaud reports from Louisiana.
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Aid in Dying
Dr. Jon LaPook reports on aid-in-dying, a controversial practice that relies on the terminally ill taking a lethal dose of medication themselves.
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Biden gets higher approval ratings than Congress, according to two national polls
Most view Biden favorably on COVID response and the economy, but Congress has lower job approval ratings than the president, according to two polls.       
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Makeup artist is latest woman to file lawsuit against Deshaun Watson
The latest woman to accuse Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment during massage sessions last year is a Houston makeup artist, who filed a lawsuit against the Texans quarterback on Wednesday.
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Man gives life savings to kindergarteners for college
Marty Burbank was going to buy a 40-foot boat and sail off into retirement, but he felt compelled to do more with all the money he'd saved up. Now, 26 kindergarteners will be reaping the benefits. Teri Okita has more.
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Encryption "cannot be secure just for some people"
Pavel Durov, the inventor of Telegram, a popular texting app also favored by ISIS, tells 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl that it would be mathematically impossible to unlock private messages and "encryption is either secure or not".
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China genetically modifying beagles
Scientists in China are genetically modifying beagles to be more muscular. They say it's essential medical research, but others say it's animal cruelty. Seth Doane has more.
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Shorthanded Nets fall to 76ers in battle for first
The 76ers want to finish the season atop the Eastern Conference. The Nets just want to finish healthy. Both of those goals showed in Wednesday’s lineups. The already shorthanded Nets rested Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin, taking the court with a makeshift lineup and taking a 123-117 loss before 4,094 at Wells Fargo Center in...
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Snacking in the U.S. is on the rise
With so many schedules in flux, Americans are increasingly eating on the run. Snacks are now a $374 billion business. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.
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The truth about ‘racism’ & cops: Devine
Who would want to be a cop in America?  It’s open season on anyone who wears a badge, so no wonder recruitment is down, retirements are up and the streets grow ever more violent.  By swallowing the false narrative of systemic racism, we have demonized and criminalized police while turning criminals into civil-rights martyrs. This...
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