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Too many making a new stimulus mistakes on their 2020 tax returns

The IRS is mailing letters to some taxpayers who claimed the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit and may be getting less stimulus than expected. Here's why.      
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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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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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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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Ex-adviser on Ryan's "tremendous apprehension" about Trump
Dan Senor, who was senior adviser to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan during the 2012 campaign, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how House Speaker Ryan's politics style differs from Donald Trump, and how the Republican Party is trying to unite with their presumptive presidential nominee.
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Riots, protests in Minnesota, Chicago, elsewhere in reaction to police shootings
Crowds poured into the streets in several U.S. cities on Friday night, reacting to the police shooting deaths of Daunte Wright in Minnesota and Adam Toledo in Chicago.
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Florida beachgoers form human chain to save swimmer
More than a dozen people on a Florida beach joined together to form a human chain and brave the rough Gulf tide to rescue a stranded swimmer.  Briana Stelmachers and her family were lounging outside the Emerald Isle Resort in Panama City Beach on Wednesday when they heard a woman screaming for help.  A little girl had gotten pulled out in...
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These penguins are not a fan of opera
Penguins run for the hills after opera singer Nick Allen belts an improptu song to the colony. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more.
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80-year-old tortoise hatches nine babies
An 80-year-old Galapagos tortoise at a zoo in Zurich hatched nine babies. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more on the adorable tortoises.
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U.S. soldier gives Prince Harry a medal
Prince Harry is taking home a medal from the Invictus Games. A U.S. soldier gave him a medal and asked him to deliver her gold medal to a UK hospital. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more.
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George Zimmerman auctioning off gun used to kill Trayvon Martin
George Zimmerman is trying to sell the gun he killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin with. Zimmerman shot Martin in 2012, but was later acquitted on the basis of self-defense. Mark Strassmann has more.
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Makeup artist transforms herself into A-list celebs, claims she's even fooled her boyfriend
Liss Lacao, 29, has recreated the recognizable features of celebrities such as Gordon Ramsay, Dolly Parton, the Queen and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. She's so good, she's even fooled her iPhone — which has facial recognition — and her friends into thinking she was one of the A-listers.
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MLB needs to invest in youth to keep baseball alive
As the baseball fan demographic gets older, MLB needs to be investing in youth and diversity.       
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Indianapolis was already seeing a rising number of homicides when a gunman killed 8 at a FedEx facility
When a gunman killed eight people and wounded several others at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis on Thursday night, the city was already experiencing a plague of rising homicides.
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New details in Russian doping scandal
Secretly recorded conversations obtained by "60 Minutes" implicate at least three Russian gold medalists from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for the use of illegal drugs. They were allegedly protected by a massive cover-up that included swapping out "dirty" urine for "clean" urine. Armen Keteyian has more.
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Ivanka Trump: My dad's "tough punch" is usually in self-defense
In an interview with Gayle King for the Forbes Women's Summit, Ivanka Trump defended her father's campaign style. She told King that Donald Trump's rhetoric may be harsh, but he had to stand up for himself against his 16 competitors. See more of the interview Friday on "CBS This Morning."
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Jane Laut: Why I shot my husband
In her first TV interview, Jane Laut tells "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty that she had no choice the night she shot her husband, Dave. For more, watch "Death of an Olympian" Saturday, May 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
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Jane Laut tells detectives her husband was shot by an intruder
Hours after his death, Jane Laut told a homicide detective that her husband, Dave, was shot and killed in their backyard when he went outside to investigate a noise they had both heard. For more, watch "Death of an Olympian," Saturday, May 27 at 9 p.m ET/PT on CBS.
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Jane Laut's 911 call
Listen to excerpts of the call Jane Laut made to 911 on Aug. 27, 2009, to report that her husband, Dave, may have been shot by a prowler in the couple's Oxnard, Calif., backyard. For more, watch "Death of an Olympian," Saturday, May 27 at 9 p.m ET/PT on CBS.
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Charles Collingwood on Goldwater agitating politics in Europe
In this video, CBS News correspondent Charles Collingwood discusses 1964 GOP presidential nominee Barry Goldwater's impact on European politics. Many European leaders viewed the senator as an agitator and feared how he might influence their policy.
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Erin Moriarty fires a single-action revolver while researching the Laut case
"48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty does some hands-on research on the type of gun used by Jane Laut to shoot her husband, Dave. For more, watch "Death of an Olympian," Saturday, May 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
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Watch: Dangerous "Knock Out Game" is the newest trend on the streets
A dangerous new trend on the streets encourages knocking out unsuspecting people. Disturbing video shows teens attacking random people on the street as part of the game.
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Rumors about Caitlyn Jenner "de-transitioning" dispelled
After a report claimed Caitlyn Jenner was considering "de-transitioning," a representative for Jenner refuted the claim, calling it "idiotic." The former Olympian and reality show star has been a vocal advocate for transgender people.
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Rays get best revenge for past Yankees beanings: ‘Win games’
The Yankees hit the Rays again. The Rays punched the Yankees in the mouth. The ongoing beanball war between the rivals mostly paused Friday and the fight never got started because the Rays did exactly what they promised to do before the game on the way to an 8-2 victory at Yankee Stadium. “The way...
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