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How To Teach Future Doctors About Pain In The Midst Of The Opioid Crisis

Around 20% of U.S. adults live with chronic pain. Medical schools traditionally haven't dedicated much time to teaching about pain and pain control, but one top school now has a mandatory course.
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In Lawsuit, Cruise Line Crew Members Say They’re ‘Effectively Held Hostage’ on Stranded Ships, Working Without Pay
Workers filed a class-action lawsuit against Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
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Bill English, co-inventor of the computer mouse, dies at 91
William "Bill" English, the engineer who helped create the first computer mouse, died July 26 in California. He was 91.
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NYPD asks civilian staff to volunteer for de Blasio’s COVID-19 checkpoints
The NYPD is asking for volunteers from its civilian staff to enforce the state’s quarantine order for travelers, The Post has learned. A memo sent out to NYPD members less than an hour before Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he was setting up checkpoints to enter New York City, said the off-duty “volunteers will be...
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Russell Wilson's cringeworthy 'Mr. Unlimited' video resurfaces, fans poke fun at quarterback
Russell Wilson has an alter ego.
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Spanish club Alavés hires coach Pablo Machín
Spanish club Alavés hired coach Pablo Machín on a one-year contract on Wednesday.
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Walmart announces free drive-in movies: Theater locations and dates
In the ultimate meeting of highbrow and lowbrow, Tribeca Film Festival is partnering with Walmart to offer free drive-in movies.
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How to help Beirut explosion victims
An explosion rocked Lebanon's capital city of Beirut, here's how you can help the city and it's people recover.
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'Insecure,' LeBron James among recipients of 2020 AAFCA TV Honors
The African American Film Critics Assn. announces the winners of its AAFCA TV Honors awards. The virtual ceremony will air Aug. 22.
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Layoffs coming at NBC News
NBC News produces flagships including "NBC Nightly News"  and the "Today" show.
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Slum2School Africa wants to ensure every child has access to education
Orondaam Otto founded the social initiative in Nigeria to provide education and health services to disadvantaged children.
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Chelsea Handler poses naked with ping pong paddles and more star snaps
Chelsea Handler gets creative with her paddles, Amanda Kloots finds a way to lift her spirits and more...
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Catlin out of tournament after breaking COVID-19 protocol
American golf player John Catlin and his caddie Nathan Mulrooney have been removed from this week’s English Championship by the European Tour after they breached its COVID-19 protocol.
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Coronavirus-infected Louisiana dog is first in state to test positive for COVID-19
A dog in Lousiana has become the first canine in the state to test positive for the novel coronavirus, officials said this week. 
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U.S. COVID-19 deaths rose 24% last week; new cases down 9%
Dr. Bob Lahita joins CBSN to discuss the latest medical news surrounding the novel coronavirus, including the impact plasma from recovered patients is having on those currently sick.
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Trump on Beirut explosion, coronavirus relief negotiations. mail-in voting
President Trump is contradicting local Lebanese officials by suggesting that the deadly explosion that rocked Beirut was an "attack." Lebanon says a stockpile of confiscated explosives is to blame. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joins CBSN with more on that as well as new details on COVID-19 relief bill negotiations and the Trump campaign's lawsuit targeting Nevada over mail-in voting.
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Biden snaps at reporter questioning his cognitive abilities: ‘Are you a junkie?’
The heated exchange happened during an interview with CBS correspondent Errol Barnett who asked Biden to clarify if he had taken a test to measure his mental acuity.
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Beirut death toll likely to rise after massive blast blamed on improperly-stored explosives
The death toll after Monday's horrific explosion in Beirut is sure to rise, officials say, as rescue operations continue. Up to 300,000 people have been left homeless after the blast, and the economic damage is in the billions. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata joins CBSN with the latest.
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Can I Opt Out of Kindergarten?
The 2020 school year will be many 5-year-olds’ first experience with formal education. I’m trying to decide if mine should skip it.
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Lebanon Arrests Beirut Port Officials Overseeing Storage Following Blast
Lebanon's executive cabinet agreed to place under house arrest every Beirut port official responsible for storing confiscated items Wednesday in response to a massive blast in the port that has killed at least 100 and left thousands homeless.
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Hydrate from anywhere with LifeStraw's personal water filter, on sale at Amazon for one day
If you're looking to escape into the woods for a hiking, camping or backpacking trip, it's never a bad idea to be prepared for purifying your own water — especially if you're heading way out into the backcountry. For this task, there's LifeStraw's personal water filter, which removes bacteria from water so well it goes above and beyond the EPA's standard.
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'The kids are going stir-crazy': L.A. battles house parties that could spread COVID-19
The city attorney's office has said homeowners with a history of renting to partygoers could face criminal prosecution and six months in jail.
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Iowa governor signs executive order restoring some ex-felons' voting rights
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed an executive order that reinstates the voting rights of Iowans who have completed their felony sentences.
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Biden Plans To Accept Democratic Nomination Remotely
The former vice president and presidential candidate will not travel to Milwaukee for the convention because of the coronavirus pandemic — and neither will any other convention speakers.
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Isaias was ‘most serious’ storm to hit NYC since Sandy: de Blasio
Tropical Storm Isaias’ appearance in New York may have been brief — but it was the worst storm to wallop the area since Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday. The powerful storm, which packed damaging wind gusts as high as 70 mph, left one man dead in Queens and a woman injured in...
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There is a birthday cake thief inside the NBA bubble
There is a thief with a sweet tooth lurking inside the NBA bubble. New Orleans Pelicans center Derrick Favors’ birthday cake was stolen as he recently celebrated his 29th birthday, according to a Yahoo Sports report. After practice July 15, the rookies sang “Happy Birthday” to Favors, and informed the big man that the special...
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FBI reportedly raids YouTube star Jake Paul’s home after party video surfaces
Federal agents are searching the Los Angeles mansion of controversial YouTube star Jake Paul after footage surfaced of a massive party there amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to reports.
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'Absolutely devastating': Salma Hayek, Ariana Grande and more stars send love to Beirut
Celebrities, such as Salma Hayek, Halsey and Ariana Grande, are using their platforms to raise awareness about the tragic explosion in Lebanon.       
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Utter devastation after huge explosion in Beirut
Residents of Beirut confronted a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port rippled across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people, wounding thousands. (Aug. 5)       
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Cleanup underway at Camp Lejeune after Isaias
Marines and contract workers are leading the cleanup efforts at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune following Hurricane Isaias. (Aug. 5)       
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Woman punches McDonald's employee in the face for forgetting condiments
Authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly assaulted a fast-food worker over missing ketchup.
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Lou Williams feels he was ‘thrown under the bus’ for strip-club visit
Like many men, Lou Williams only realized after leaving a strip club that he could have made a better decision. Speaking for the first time since a visit to the gentleman’s club Magic City necessitated Williams to quarantine for 10 days in the NBA bubble in Orlando, the Clippers guard stuck to his story that...
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Arizona police lasso escaped emu with help of residents, search for owner
Arizona police are looking for the owner of an escaped emu after one of the world’s largest birds was found wandering near a Scottsdale golf course Tuesday morning.
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Chicago Public Schools Reverse Course, Announce Online-Only Learning This Fall
Mayor Lori Lightfoot attributed the change in plans to a recent uptick in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city
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Eastern Kentucky kicker quits over coronavirus: 'Coach and some staff, do not care about player safety'
Eastern Kentucky football kicker Landon White quit the team Tuesday and said coaches have not prioritized player safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.       
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Dad's promise to dying daughter is inspiration for proposed national law
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Burned, water-damaged mail sit at USPS center
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Man allegedly broke into home, threw party
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Man takes job at nursing home to see wife
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Photographer confident his business will survive
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Sally Yates says Comey went rogue by sending agents to interview Flynn
Flynn was interviewed by the FBI at the White House in January 2017.
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Churchgoer spreads coronavirus to at least 91 people after attending service
An Ohio churchgoer sparked a coronavirus outbreak that spread to more than 90 other people after he attended a service, Gov. Mike DeWine said. The 56-year-old man, who was not identified, was infected with the virus when he attended church on June 14, news station WLWT reported. Following the service, the virus “spread like wildfire”...
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Cracking down on gatherings
Some governors are trying to crack down on large gatherings, which continue to occur despite limits intended to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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Maddie Ziegler apologizes for past ‘racially insensitive’ videos
“What I thought was silly humor when I was younger, I know was actually ignorant and racially insensitive,” she wrote.
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UConn becomes first school in college football's top division to cancel 2020 season
The University of Connecticut has canceled its 2020 football season amid growing concerns surrounding Covid-19.
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America's National Parks are free today. Find a park near you and get outside
Getting a little stir crazy quarantining at home? Get outside and visit a national park for free today.
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Issa Rae Sets HBO Documentary on History of Black Television
The two-part documentary will showcase those who wrote, produced, created, and starred in iconic Black productions.
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Satellite Images Show Aftermath Of Beirut Blast
The massive explosion leveled the city's port, and scattered debris across a road thousands of feet away. The blast killed at least 100 people and injured thousands more.
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