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New complaint alleges Vanessa Guillen murdered on base
A new federal criminal complaint says a fellow soldier at Fort Hood killed Specialist Vanessa Guillen and hid her body with the help of his girlfriend. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Several beaches nationwide close for the holiday weekend due to the spread of COVID-19
With a nationwide spike in coronavirus cases, some states prohibit visiting the beach this July 4 holiday weekend. Janet Shamlian reports.
Eye Opener: U.S. hits new coronavirus record ahead of July 4
The U.S. has reached another record in the number of new confirmed coronavirus cases ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend. Also, prosecutors have charged Ghislaine Maxwell with illegally transporting minors and five other counts in connection to Jeffrey Epstein's alleged crimes. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
2 cops charged with murder for alleged over-use of stun guns on man
The Oklahoma officers allegedly used the devices more than 50 times. The 28-year-old man later died.
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NFL to play "Black anthem" before all Week 1 games, reports say
"Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" would be played before national anthem; players might also wear uniform patches or decals honoring systemic racism victims.
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States slow reopening measures as coronavirus cases spike; Baseball's Negro Leagues celebrate 100th anniversary
White couple arrested after gun pulled on Black family
The video, which has been viewed nearly 13 million times, shows a White woman shouting "Get the f*** back" while pointing her gun at the Black woman filming the incident.
New film on Rep. John Lewis' 50+ years of fighting for equal rights
Dawn Porter, director of "John Lewis: Good Trouble," joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss her new film and how looking back at the civil rights icon's life provides lessons for people still pushing for equality today.
NSA warns that VPNs could be vulnerable to cyberattacks
A senior NSA official who briefed reporters Wednesday said the increase in remote work had attracted the attention of potentially malicious cyber actors.
How campaigns are using data collection and microtargeting to reach voters
With the 2020 election just four months away, candidates are looking for new ways to reach voters. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined "Red and Blue"'s Elaine Quijano to discuss how candidates are using data collection and what's changed since the last presidential election.
Baseball's Negro Leagues celebrate 100th anniversary
This summer marks the 100th anniversary of baseball's Negro Leagues, and many are taking the chance to salute some of the best players baseball has ever seen. Jim Axelrod reports.
Suspect in the case of missing soldier Vanessa Guillen dies by suicide
A person of interest in the case of missing Texas soldier Vanessa Guillen is dead. Specialist Aaron Robinson was a suspect in the case, and killed himself when police approached him on Wednesday. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Trump praises jobs numbers despite surge in coronavirus cases
Despite warnings that the economy could take another hit, President Trump wasted no time in hailing Thursday’s jobs report as evidence the pandemic is under control. Weijia Jiang reports.
U.S. adds nearly 5 million jobs in June
"The U.S. added 4.8 million jobs in June, a record-setting gain. The unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, according to the Labor Department. But that good news comes with a big catch. Adriana Diaz reports. "
Alleged Epstein accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell arrested and charged with six counts
Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's alleged accomplice, was arrested Thursday by the FBI in New Hampshire. Prosecutors allege Maxwell helped Epstein recruit young girls. Mola Lenghi reports.
States slow reopening measures as coronavirus cases spike
Florida is facing a record 10,000 new coronavirus cases, and infections are now up in 37 states ahead of the July 4 weekend. David Begnaud reports.
Texas governor issues mandatory mask policy in counties with 20 or more virus cases
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday issued an executive order requiring residents to wear face coverings in public in counties with 20 or more positive coronavirus cases. Janet Shamlian reports.
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Thursday, July 2, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
At least 18 transgender people slain in 2020, advocacy group says
A Black transgender woman in Dallas and a Black transgender girl in Arkansas are the latest victims of fatal violence.
How to file for an extension on your taxes
Too busy to think about taxes until now? It's easy to ask the government for more time. Even with July 15 deadline.
Miami officer fired after he was seen hitting woman in face
The incident at Miami International Airport was captured on video.
Ousted Manhattan U.S. attorney to testify to Congress behind closed doors
President Trump fired Berman, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, last month.
Daily Trail Markers: Trump, Biden spar over jobs report as cases spike
Trump praised the report as a sign that the "economy is roaring back," while Biden said "there is no victory to be celebrated."
"Mad Men" won't remove scene showing actor in blackface
In the episode, John Slattery's character wears blackface makeup and serenades his bride in front of coworkers.
Jeff Sessions appears to refer to Black Harvard scholar as "some criminal"
In an interview, Sessions criticized former President Barack Obama for having "a beer at the White House with some criminal."
Remains found in Vanessa Guillen search not "positively identified"
Officials say the criminal investigation has not found "any connection" between the sexual harassment allegations and Guillen's disappearance.
Consumers avoiding stores amid COVID surge
A recovery in foot traffic to reopened businesses is starting to reverse as states fail to contain the coronavirus.
Former GOP candidate Herman Cain hospitalized with COVID-19
Cain attended President Trump's June 20 rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was photographed not wearing a mask.
Alabama students held COVID-19 parties, officials say
"The one thing that we have seen over the last few weeks is parties going on throughout the county ... where students or kids would come in with known positives," the fire department chief said.
Stimulus check: Do you have to pay tax on the money?
Questions abound about the stimulus checks and taxes. Read on to learn how it will impact your tax situation.