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Virginia lieutenant governor says he was treated like George Floyd or Emmett Till when told to resign over sexual assault allegations

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax compared the calls for him to resign following sexual assault allegations against him in 2019 to the high-profile killings of two Black men, using the comment to attack former Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday during the first debate in the Democratic gubernatorial primary.

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This Day in History: Iran Hostage Crisis Ends
The hostage crisis in Iran came to an end after 444 days. On January 20, 1981 the remaining Americans held in Tehran were released. The conflict had plagued President Jimmy Carter's presidency and would shape America's relationship with Iran for decades to come. CBSN looks back at Walter Cronkite's original report on the end of the crisis in the weekly segment, "The Way it Was."
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1/21: Light snow ahead of major storm causes D.C. gridlock; 100-year-old piano player still tickling the ivory
He may be well past retirement age, but Irving Fields is still playing the piano at New York lounges, five nights a week; Major rush-hour gridlock hit the nation's capitol Wednesday night after only an inch of snow fell -- causing multiple wrecks, traffic delays and other problems
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Gregg Popovich on Daunte Wright shooting: 'Makes you sick to your stomach'
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke out on Monday night following the police killing of Daunte Wright.
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100-year-old piano player still tickling the ivory
He may be well past retirement age, but Irving Fields is still playing the piano at New York lounges, five nights a week. He doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon. Jericka Duncan has more on the growing number of U.S. centenarians.
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MSNBC's Joy Reid blasted for saying she's 'too scurred' to resume normal life after getting vaccinated
MSNBC star Joy Reid is being accused of discouraging her two million Twitter followers from getting the coronavirus vaccine.
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Washington state rattled by massive earthquake models
In Washington state, coastal community leaders are debating over the most effective way to save lives if a massive earthquake hits. Some scientists say preparations may be futile, since the resulting tsunami wave could dwarf schools and buildings. Don Dahler reports.
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Wife of slain Syrian anti-ISIS activist speaks out
Courageous Syrians who document life under ISIS rule are now being targeted. Using their smartphones, many bystanders in the Syrian city of Raqqa have become digital journalists. But their commitment to spreading the truth is coming at a great price. Holly Williams reports.
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John Kasich: Maybe we can win in New Hampshire
Donald Trump is leading the pack of Republican candidates for the party's nomination, and Senator Ted Cruz is nipping at his heels as the Iowa caucuses draw near. Meanwhile in New Hampshire, John Kasich tells Major Garrett he's hopeful that he'll land in at least second place.
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Clinton steps up foreign policy attacks against Sanders
Hillary Clinton jabbed Bernie Sanders on his foreign policy Thursday, while Sanders challenged Clinton on entitlements. Both campaigns are calling for voter turnout as the Iowa caucuses draw near. Nancy Cordes reports from the campaign trail.
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Flint starts process to remove lead from city's water
Officials in Flint, Michigan, have started the process of removing lead from their drinking water. But residents don't know if they'll ever trust the tap again. As Adriana Diaz reports, at least 100 children show elevated levels of lead in their blood.
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Blackwell--Beyond Election Integrity: American Exceptionalism in Crosshairs of Radical Left
Democrats’ Corrupt Politicians Act pending in the Senate is a frontal assault on our Constitution’s federalist recipe for freedom which has served our nation well for centuries, putting Congress in complete control of its own elections. The American people must oppose the Radical Left’s hostile takeover of our right to vote, and with it the death of American Exceptionalism.
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Gingrich: 'Very dangerous time' with police being vilified, especially for minorities
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich warned that the exponential increase in police officers being vilified in the public square marks a dangerous time for the United States
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Steph Curry passes Wilt Chamberlain as Warriors' all-time leading scorer
Steph Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain as the Warriors' career scoring leader with 21 points in the first quarter Monday night.      
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Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres to close after pandemic
It’s lights out in La La Land. Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres are closing all locations across California, some 300 screens total, including Hollywood’s famed Cinerama Dome. The Sunset Boulevard landmark, immortalized in scenes of “Melrose Place” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” shut its doors last spring amidst the global coronavirus...
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California mom reacts to 'shocking' leaked Zoom video of teacher berating students over in-person learning
A California mom spoke out Monday against "upsetting" videos of a local high school teacher berating students over their parents' collective push to end remote learning and return children to their classrooms full-time.
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Ilhan Omar says violence is ‘basic part of police interactions’ with minorities
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., took to Twitter Monday to criticize policing in the U.S. after the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, a Black man, during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb.
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"The Taco Cleanse" explained by taco experts
For those who think "The Taco Cleanse" is a real diet, we're sorry to tell you that it's all joke. The authors of "The Taco Cleanse" Stephanie Bogdanich, Wes Allison, and Jessica Morris, explain the tongue-in-cheek book to CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers.
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3 sites pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine over adverse reactions
Georgia is the third state to temporarily shut down a vaccination site using the Johnson and Johnson shot after adverse reactions. Nikki Battiste has the latest.
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Too late for justice?
Correspondent Erin Moriarty discusses how an expired statute of limitations, which limits how long after a crime prosecutors can charge certain offenses -- but doesn't apply to murder cases in the U.S. -- almost derailed the case featured in "'48 Hours:' Live to Tell: My Name is Victoria," airing Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
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Preview: Making a Difference
On a special edition of "60 Minutes Presents," the news magazine takes a look at Americans from all walks of life who are making a difference. The broadcast will air on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
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Today in History April 13
An explosion cripples Apollo 13 on its way to the Moon; President Thomas Jefferson born; Pope John Paul II visits a synagogue; Actor Sydney Poitier achieves an Oscar milestone; Golfer Tiger Woods wins the Masters for the first time. (April 13)      
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Umpire Joe West wins $500,000 defamation lawsuit against ex-Met Paul Lo Duca
Umpire Joe West was awarded $500,000 plus interest on Monday after winning a defamation lawsuit against former major league player Paul Lo Duca. Judge John Kelley of Manhattan Supreme Court rendered the decision. Lo Duca had said on “The Favorites” podcast on the Action Network in April 2019 that West had once agreed to give...
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Kevin Spacey jokes about Trump, sings Sinatra at Davos piano bar
Kevin Spacey, the actor who plays Frank Underwood in the Netflix series “House of Cards” made a guest appearance at a Davos reception where he sang a Sinatra tune and cracked a joke about Donald Trump. Video shot by Gilad Thaler.
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Lindsey Graham trashes GOP presidential candidates Trump, Cruz
"Let's just pick somebody of the phone book if we have to," Graham, who has already endorsed Jeb Bush in the White House race, said of the prospect that Donald Trump or Ted Cruz secures the Republican presidential nomination
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David Miliband challenges American politicians to accept Syrian refugees
David Miliband, the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee and former U.K. foreign secretary, said from Davos that there has been a lot of "fear mongering" in the debate on allowing more refugees into the U.S. He told CBS News that Americans should embrace refugees and that the security methods are in place to prevent radical people from entering the country.
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David Miliband discusses how CEOs can address the refugee crisis
David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee and former U.K. Foreign Secretary, sits down with CBS News at the World Economic Forum to talk about how more CEOs are addressing the refugee crisis. He said that Davos has been a critical turning point because he’s noticing that more CEOs are paying attention to how they can play a role in aiding refugees.
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SAP CEO hopes to revolutionize healthcare with data
SAP CEO Bill McDermott met with CBS News at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss how technology and data can change the way cancer is detected and treated.
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SAP CEO remains optimistic on global economy despite decline in China’s market
Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, a company that has more than 296,000 customers in 190 countries, explains why he remains optimistic about the global economy despite uncertainty and China’s falling market.
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Maine deploys 1st mobile Covid vaccine unit
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Man accused of opening fire on family's dog
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Baby murdered weeks before 1st birthday
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Caller describes moments after deadly boat crash
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Hoax device detonated near high school
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Training helps laid off workers fill roles
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Arrest warrant in murder of pregnant girlfriend
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"Sopranos" actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler's struggle with MS
Jamie-Lynn Sigler revealed to People Magazine that she has been battling multiple sclerosis, or MS, for over 15 years. Dr. Roshini Raj, associate professor at NYU Langone Medical Center, joins CBSN to discuss the symptoms and treatment options for the disease which affects more than two million people worldwide.
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Super Bowl 50 crowds will have cellphones tracked
San Jose city officials are planning to track cellphone location data for visitors Super Bowl weekend. KPIX-TV's Betty Yu reports.
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How Kathryn Smith became the NFL's first female coach
The Buffalo Bills made history after hiring Kathryn Smith as one of their full-time coaches. CBSSports.com's Senior NFL writer Will Brinson has more on this new hire.
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Did astronomers find another planet in our solar system?
Astronomers say they may have found a ninth planet in our solar system, much bigger than Earth. The Franklin Institute's chief astronomer Derrick Pitts joined CBSN with more.
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Protesters and cops clash in Minnesota after Daunte Wright killing
Tensions ran high Monday night as hundreds of people gathered outside the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police precinct — flouting a 7 p.m. curfew to protest the cop-killing of Daunte Wright. Protesters were met by dozens of law enforcement officers who fired rubber bullets and tear gas after telling the crowd to disperse, according to local...
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#CBSNBusiness: Hoverboard refunds offered by Amazon
Amazon will pay you back if you purchased a hoverboard on their site. CBS News Moneywatch's Hena Daniels has today's business headlines from the New York Stock Exchange
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Trump, Cruz continue to step up attacks
As the Iowa caucuses approach, Republican front-runner Donald Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz continue taking shots at one another's backgrounds. CBS News political editor Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN with the details.
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What you need to know for this weekend's major winter storm
This weekend mark's the first winter storm, and parts of the East coast are expecting record snowfall. CBS Boston station WBZ's meteorologist, Danielle Niles, has the forecast on CBSN.
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"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" star Rachel Bloom on Golden Globe win
Rachel Bloom won a Golden Globe for her role in a new CW series called "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." She plays Rebecca, a successful New York lawyer who quit her job to follow a former summer camp fling to West Covina, California. Bloom, who is the co-creator, executive producer and star of the show, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her career.
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