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"48 Hours" investigation uncovers online murder plots
An investigation uncovered disturbing new details in the murder-for-hire case of a Minnesota teenager. For more than two years, Peter Van Sant has been on a journey through the dark web, investigating websites that advertise hitmen for hire. His 2018 report “Click for a Killer” exposed about 20 active murder plots. Van Sant joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the investigation, airing on "48 Hours" Saturday at 10/9c on CBS.
Harry teams up with Bon Jovi for Invictus Games
Amid Harry’s farewell tour as he steps back from his senior royal family’s position, the Canadian government has announced that it will not be covering security costs for him and wife Meghan Markle. Canada cited the loss of their “internationally protected persons” status as the reason for their funding loss. Ian Lee is in the U.K. where Harry is teaming up with rock star Jon Bon Jovi as service members reflect on Harry’s importance to them and the Invictus Games.
Weinstein juror reveals the emotional toll of deliberations
Only on “CBS This Morning,” Gayle King spoke to juror number nine in the landmark trial of disgraced Hollywood mogul, Harvey Weinstein. Drew, one of seven men on the 12 person jury, talked about the emotional and physical toll the deliberations took on him and other jurors.
Sneak peek: Find Yura - Manhunt on the Dark Web
A teenager learns she’s the target of a hit on the dark web. "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant goes on a global manhunt to find Yura, the shadowy figure behind murder-for-hire sites. Watch Saturday at 10/9c on CBS.
Finance expert explains markets' coronavirus dip
Panic over a coronavirus outbreak could send the stock market into its worst week since the 2008 financial crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average saw its worst one-day point drop in history on Thursday as it lost an entire year’s worth of gains over the course of a week. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the likely economic fallout.
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Lori Loughlin trial date set in college admissions scandal
Actress Lori Loughlin, her husband Mossimo Giannulli and six other defendants are expected to face a jury for the first time on October 5 over charges stemming from the college admissions scandal that accused dozens of wealthy parents of bribing their kids’ ways into top universities. The couple’s lawyers failed to delay the trial at a Thursday court hearing despite the release of what they called “devastating” new evidence. Nikki Battiste reports on the fallout from the
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Eye Opener: Global markets dive amid coronavirus panic
Stock markets around the world take a nosedive as governments scramble to take urgent steps to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Also, 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an Assad air raid in Idlib, the last Syrian province held by opposition forces. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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Schools nationwide trying to stay ahead of any coronavirus arrival
Online lessons being prepared, trips overseas being scrapped, "perfect attendance" awards even being rethought
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Black Lives Matter Activist Hawk Newsome on the current state of America
Newsome is the Chairman of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York, and has spent his adult life advancing the cause of what he calls the "Second Civil Rights Movement."
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33 Turkish soldiers killed by airstrike in northwestern Syria
It was the largest death toll for Turkey in a single day since it first intervened in Syria in 2016.
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Many black women leading campaigns in South Carolina
Black women are serving in leadership roles for several presidential campaigns in South Carolina. 2020 campaign reporter LaCrai Mitchell joined CBSN to discuss what the women are doing to create change and the importance of their roles.
Daughter of alleged Mexican drug kingpin El Mencho arrested
El Mencho is allegedly the head of the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion and is considered the "number one priority for DEA."
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Investors pull funds over coronavirus fears; University of Denver preserves music from slavery
Man convicted of raping woman he befriended while posing as gay
During the rape the man told the victim that, "if she fought or screamed, 'I will get my boys to come in and hold you down,'" the district attorney's office said in a statement.
Lake-effect snow to bury parts of upstate New York
The area just north of Syracuse could get 4 feet of snow by late Friday as an unusual atmospheric "fire hose" blasts the area with blizzard conditions. CBS News weather and climate contributor Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN with the forecast.
Weinstein juror says "nothing simple" about decision
In an exclusive interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King, one of the jurors in the Harvey Weinstein trial explained how the group reached their decision.
Study shows increase in pedestrian deaths due to distracted drivers
New research finds pedestrian deaths have surged 53%. Distracted driving and walking with smartphones are factors. Last year, more than 6,500 people were killed. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Group wants to preserve African American "spirituals"
Music is such an important part of the African American experience. As we observe Black History Month, CBS News met a group on a mission to preserve and revive a rich musical treasure. Janet Shamlian reports.
As coronavirus spreads, how to protect yourself from the outbreak
Officials in California are pushing for more testing after a patient with no known travel connections tested positive for coronavirus. Johns Hopkins University professor of public health Dr. Marty Makary speaks with CBSN about why this virus seems more serious than previous outbreaks and how we can protect ourselves from getting sick.
Blizzard could dump 4 feet of lake-effect snow
A "fire hose" of fierce snowfall is aimed right at a few towns in upstate New York – complete with 60 mph wind gusts and whiteout blizzard conditions.
Answering common questions about the coronavirus
CBS Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joined the "CBS Evening News" to answer frequently asked questions regarding the coronavirus.
Officials investigate mysterious coronavirus case
Health officials are urgently trying to track down everyone who came in contact with the most recent U.S. coronavirus patient in California. Carter Evans reports.
U.S. stock market drops amid coronavirus fears
As Coronavirus cases spread throughout the world, the fear and uncertainty is taking a drastic toll on the financial markets. Meg Oliver reports.
Texas flood emergency as water main break swamps highway
A pipe broke apart while undergoing repairs in Houston and supplies as much as 50% of the drinking water to the nation's fourth largest city.
Amy Klobuchar's uphill battle in South Carolina
"I know you" may be one of Klobuchar's signature lines, but a number of South Carolinians aren't feeling the same way about her in the runup to the state's primary on Saturday.
Scientists discover amphibians are able to glow in the dark
Frogs and salamanders have been keeping a secret from humans since the beginning of time
96-year-old WWII vet plays "Star Spangled Banner" on harmonica at West Point
96-year-old Pete DuPre takes his trusty harmonica everywhere – and he just played it at West Point. The WWII veteran was invited to play the "Star Spangled Banner" before the Army-Navy basketball game, something he was honored to do.
Who's in charge of the White House's coronavirus response?
Three people are tasked with leading the administration's response, and their exact roles are unclear.
Mardi Gras Indians give special performance to woman with cancer
A New Orleans woman has photographed and documented the stories of the Mardi Gras Indians for years. But she was diagnosed with brain cancer in Spring 2019 and hasn't been able to cover their work.
Steven Seagal charged with illegally touting cryptocurrency
Securities regulators says the movie actor failed to disclose payments for pitching digital coin.