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Trump's Influence? Big Ten Will Play, Pac-12 Schools Now Asking to Play

Two California universities now want to join the college football mix, now that four of the other Power 5 conferences can play for national championships.
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Beyond Meat to sell plant-based sausage patties in 5,000 more US stores
Plant-based meat company Beyond Meat said on Monday it would start selling its frozen breakfast sausage patties at 5,000 more stores, including Kroger, Walmart and Publix in the US, by the end of September. California-based Beyond Meat, for which about half of its global sales came from restaurants, has had to reroute its products —...
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Trump Merchandise Huts Sprout up in County That Could Decide Election, Near Biden's Childhood Home
Voters in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, tuned out in large numbers in 2016, helping Donald Trump win in a community that went twice for Obama. This year, voter enthusiasm is again high in the former coal mining hub that could decide the presidential election.
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Black actors make Emmys history with the most wins in a single year
Regina King ("Watchmen"), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ("Watchmen"), Zendaya ("Euphoria"), Uzo Aduba ("Mrs. America") and other Black winners set a new Emmys record.
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Sudden Supreme Court vacancy shifts focus of Biden campaign
CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Bo Erickson joined CBSN to discuss how the Biden campaign is changing its focus in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
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Chris Rock reveals non-verbal learning disorder diagnosis
Rock is now in therapy seven hours a week.
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Two Republican senators say they oppose Supreme Court vote before election
Washington is gearing up for a political battle over filling the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says whoever President Trump nominates would get a Senate vote. But so far, two Republican Senators say they do not support filling the seat before the November election. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN's Lana Zak with more on that, and who President Trump is considering for the seat.
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COVID-19 brought Phoenix hotels to a standstill. Here's what they're doing to reassure guests.
The COVID-19 pandemic crashed the hotel business in metro Phoenix. Here's what local resorts are doing to win back customers and rehire employees.       
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Ron Gardenhire ends career as manager with a shot of Fireball. What will he do next?
Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his retirement Saturday, but his family doesn't think he is finished in the baseball world.       
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Save on home, work and learning essentials at Amazon's Big Fall Sale
Now that summer has officially wrapped up and the school year — or something like it — has finally started, Amazon's Big Fall Sale is here to make sure you're prepared for the coming months of cooler temperatures and working and (for students) learning from home.
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D.C. adds Delaware, West Virginia to list of states that require visitors to quarantine
The city requires anyone in the nation’s capital for nonessential activities from those states to quarantine.
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Cracker Barrel to expand beer, wine and mimosa sales to hundreds of restaurants
While testing the new beer and wine menu, the company found mimosas to be a popular offering with the breakfast and lunch crowds.       
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Gov. Cuomo may use National Guard to staff polling locations on Election Day
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is finally ready to call out the National Guard — to staff polling places on Election Day! After placing the Guard “on standby” but not sending them in as riots raged in New York City this past summer, Cuomo said Monday that he might pull the trigger and actually deploy troops to...
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Oregon town hoping goats can help in fight against wildfires
They’re not kidding around. An Oregon town has unleashed a special team of more than 200 goats to help reduce the risk of fires as a series of catastrophic infernos have broken out across the state. Forest Grove, which is a town 25 miles east of Portland, sent the herd out to graze on vegetation...
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CDC abruptly removes new guidance on coronavirus airborne transmission
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly removed new guidance that the coronavirus airborne transmission could extend beyond 6 feet.
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Missouri motorcycle rally with 125K bikers sparks fears of COVID-19 spread
Some 125,000 bikers from across the nation descended on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks for a weekend rally, fueling fears that the gathering could spread the coronavirus far and wide. Most attendees of the 14th annual Bikefest Lake of the Ozarks went maskless and flouted social-distancing precautions during the event, photos and videos show. “It’s...
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How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's political future is shaping Senate Democrats' SCOTUS strategy
On Sunday, something weird happened.
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Pakistani Christian, jailed for seven years, sentenced to death for refusing to convert to Islam
In the depths of a squalid Pakistani jail cell – kept far from the rest of the inmate population at Lahore's District Prison – a poor Christian factory worker is awaiting execution.
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NFL Week 2 overreactions: Kirk Cousins off to a terrible start
Week 2 is the point in the NFL season where you start to get an idea of what a team is made of. Since 1990, more than 60 percent of teams that start 2-0 make the playoffs, as opposed to about 12 percent of teams that start 0-2. That doesn’t mean overreactions don’t still happen....
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Michael Lonsdale, actor who played Bond villain in 'Moonraker,' dies at 87
Michael Lonsdale, the British-French actor famous for playing one of James Bond's most iconic villains, has died at 87.
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North Carolina Trump Parade Participants Shout 'White Power,' 'Confederate Lives Matter' at BLM Protester
North Carolina supporters of President Trump screamed "white power" and "f**k Black lives" during a parade organized by local Alamance County GOP backers.
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New York Times columnist unloads on CNN, says network boss' passion 'has never been hard news'
The New York Times excoriated CNN in a column that indicated the liberal network either “amped up outrage and righteousness” with anti-Trump coverage to increase ratings or that CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker simply wants to destroy the man he helped turn into a star. 
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‘Will Anybody Lift A Finger?’ Farage Predicts Hundreds of Boat Migrants Will Set Off on Tuesday
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said that he has intelligence from sources in Calais, that a massive wave of hundreds of illegal migrants will set sail from the beaches of France on Tuesday, and questioned whether British or French authorities
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How countries across Europe are handling a surge in new cases
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Nick Diaz on Colby Covington's list with a threat to retire him for good
Colby Covington has been specific about who he wants next, but is happy to shift gears to fight Nick Diaz.        Related StoriesGian Villante set to return vs. Jake Collier at UFC event on Dec. 5Gian Villante set to return vs. Jake Collier at UFC event on Dec. 5 - EnclosureAlan Jouban vs. Jared Gooden targeted for UFC 255 in November 
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Biden Enters Campaign's Final Stretch With Cash Advantage Over Trump
According to the campaigns, Democrats entered September with about $140 million more cash on hand than Republicans.
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Claudia Jordan sues Just Peachy wine for allegedly firing her over BLM support
It wasn't as peachy as she thought.
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Brett Favre’s bizarre Buccaneers appearance not sitting well with some
Bruce Arians criticized Tom Brady after the Buccaneers’ Week 1 loss. Brett Favre warned Arians that he was “barking up the wrong tree” by doing so. Favre was then at the Buccaneers’ home opener wearing a “Tompa Bay” shirt, which features Brady’s face on Tampa’s classic Bucco Bruce logo, even though fans were barred from...
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'Afraid' of 'Wildflowers': How Tom Petty turned a failing marriage into a musical triumph
Family and collaborators discuss the making of Tom Petty's 1994 solo album 'Wildflowers,' which is being reissued as a box set with dozens of unreleased tracks.
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NJ authorities call on public to help identify sex assault suspect
New Jersey authorities are turning to the public in hopes of zeroing in on a sexual assault suspect wanted in an attack two months ago. The alleged attacker preyed on the 29-year-old woman as she walked to work in the early morning hours of July 23, forcing her into an alley near South Broad Street...
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Protesters occupy Swiss square demanding action on climate change
BERN – Up to 400 protesters occupied a square near the Swiss National Bank and parliament in Bern on Monday, as leaders of a group that has also targeted banks including Credit Suisse said they sought to highlight government inaction on climate change. A spokeswoman for the protesters, from various environmental campaign organizations, said they...
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Klobuchar: GOP need not "go lockstep" with Trump on SCOTUS pick
Senator Klobuchar urged her Republican colleagues to "look in their own souls" and make their own decision.
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I’m Only 36, and I Keep Having the Same Exact Problem With Men in Bed
I feel trapped.
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Bobcat fire looms large in Antelope Valley as gusty winds create potential for rapid growth
The National Weather Service warned Monday of "extreme fire behavior" amid heat, dryness and up to 40-mph winds.
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton out for season with torn ACL, per reports
The Denver Broncos' passing attack took another huge hit with the loss of Pro Bowl wide receiver Courtland Sutton to a torn ACL.        
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Kaine: Using Impeachment to Stall SCOTUS Nominee Is 'Foolish'
On Monday’s “MSNBC Live,” Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) stated that impeaching President Donald Trump or Attorney General Bill Barr to stall the Senate from voting on President Trump’s nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a “Foolish
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CDC abruptly removes guidance about airborne coronavirus transmission, says update 'was posted in error'
• ANALYSIS: UK's doubling Covid cases mean Johnson may be forced to cancel Christmas • Fears of another wave send stocks tumbling
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Mail-ballots lawsuit filed by Trump, GOP against Nevada dismissed by federal judge
The lawsuit lacks standing, according to U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan in a Sept. 18 order dismissing the lawsuit.        
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Almost 90 percent of NYC bars and restaurants couldn’t pay August rent
Nearly 90 percent of New York City bar and restaurant owners couldn’t pay their rent in August, heightening the continued crush the coronavirus shutdown has inflicted on Gotham’s economy.
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High School Football Players Receive Scholarships for Carrying Pro-Police, Firefighter Flags onto Field
Two high school football players in Ohio received scholarships last week after being briefly suspended for carrying pro-police and firefighter flags during a game.
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Americans think the UN is doing a good job. Japanese people disagree
In spite of years of critcism from politicans and pundits, a majority of people surveyed in 14 countries said that they have favorable opinions of the UN -- but the least supportive country isn't who you might expect.
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CDC updates, then removes, guidance on airborne spread of COVID-19
The CDC updated its guidance to warn about the risk of small airborne respiratory particles known as aerosols – but then removed that information from its website.
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Let's hear it for the 'Boys': From 'Lucifer' to 'Lovecraft,' these unlikely heroes rule TV
Holding out for a hero? In a crazy year, a few good men from 'The Boys,' 'Lovecraft Country' and 'Lucifer' fit the bill.        
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NBC's Peacock streaming app now available on Roku
Service offers free, ad-supported access to NBC/Universal TV shows and movies, as opposed to high profile streaming services from Disney, CBS and HBO.      
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CDC reverts previous guidance on airborne Covid-19 spread
The CDC on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen tells us more.
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Second judge rules against USPS, says election mail must be prioritized
The US Postal Service must prioritize election mail and reverse some key policy changes imposed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a federal judge ruled on Monday, saying that "managerial failures" at the agency undermined the public's faith in mail-in voting.
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Shocking percentage of parents said they’d still let their kids go to a sleepover
Eight in 10 parents feel conflicted about allowing their child to socialize during the new school year, according to new research. The study of 2,000 parents of school-aged children revealed 79 percent of respondents agree that while they recognize socializing is important for their child’s social development, they need to balance that with the need...
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CDC Reverses Guidance For Second Time In A Week, Removes COVID Airborne Warning
The Center of Disease Control and Prevention removed its updated guidance that suggested the virus could be airborne and transmitted over distances greater than six feet on Monday.
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Ellen DeGeneres starts 18th season with an apology
Ellen DeGeneres returned to the air for the first time since allegations of a toxic work environment at "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" went public over the summer.
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