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Nick Cordero's wife says he's 'defying odds' following setback in coronavirus fight

Nick Cordero's wife shared a positive update on Friday in the actor's ongoing battle with the novel coronavirus.
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Celeb-loved brand Phenomenal Woman supports Black Lives Matter with new merch
All proceeds benefit Black Futures Lab, a non-profit working to build black political power and transform communities of color.
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A US flag flown in World War II that went missing during protests in Nevada was returned unscathed
A World War II-era flag that was presumably stolen during a protest in Nevada was safely returned this week to a journalist who covered its disappearance.
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Ted Cruz calls Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling apology 'sadly predictable,' rips pro sports
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, called Drew Brees’ apology for his remarks about kneeling during the national anthem on Thursday “sadly predictable.”
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Mall owner sues Gap for refusing to pay rent on its stores
Nation's largest largest mail operator says the ailing retail chain owes $66 million in rent.
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Condoleezza Rice: George Floyd’s ‘horrific death should be enough to finally move us to positive action’
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in an op-ed Thursday condemned violence but said George Floyd’s “horrific death should be enough to finally move us to positive action.” 
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CDC Director: George Floyd protests could be coronavirus 'seeding event'
CDC Director Robert Redfield expressed concern that the mass protests that have been taking place in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death could exacerbate the coronavirus pandemic, as crowds of people gather in close proximity, often without masks.
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Pelosi sounds alarm over "militarization" of D.C. in letter to Trump
Pelosi questioned the deployment of unidentified federal law enforcement officers in the nation's capital.
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Dwayne Johnson has a question for Trump: 'Where is our compassionate leader?'
"In this moment. We must say the words, 'Black Lives Matter.' Where are you?" actor Dwayne Johnson said in a lengthy video message for President Trump.
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Questions to ask if you’re deliberating whether to attend college this fall
Whether you’re a freshman coming to college or a returning student, there isn’t much certainty about the fall semester. Individual colleges are periodically announcing plans — often subject to change — for courses that are fully online, largely in-person or some kind of hybrid. In addition, it’s hard to envision what the experience of attending...
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Protests Instead of Graduation, the Class of 2020 ‘Walk the Stage of the Streets’
Across the country, young activists take different approaches in the name of justice for George Floyd
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Florida man with loaded gun arrested at protest after throwing projectile at chief, police say
A Florida man with a loaded gun was arrested at a demonstration Wednesday after throwing a projectile at a police chief and another police official, authorities said.
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New Jersey is the first state to add climate change to its K-12 education standards
New Jersey students will start learning about climate change in kindergarten and keep studying the crisis through graduation under the state's new education standards.
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Philadelphia Inquirer journalists walk out over ‘Buildings Matter, Too’ headline
Journalists at The Philadelphia Inquirer staged a partial walkout Thursday in outrage at a headline over the George Floyd protests that twisted the name of the group Black Lives Matter to read, “Buildings Matter, Too.” “On June 4, we’re calling in sick and tired,” stated a letter signed by at least 44 “Journalists of Color...
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Nursing student answers call to help covid-19 patients in Detroit
22-year-old nursing student Tiffany Harris was weeks from graduating when she got urgent requests for help with covid-19 patients at Detroit-area hospitals.
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Twitter and Facebook take different approaches to inflammatory posts by President Trump
While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended their taken a hands-off approach, Twitter's recent decision to attach warnings and fact-checks to presidential tweets has earned the platform a powerful enemy. New York Times technology reporter Mike Isaac joins CBSN to discuss his most recent article.
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Knicks, Nets will find out their NBA Draft Lottery fates on August 25
The Knicks will have to wait until Aug. 25 to find out where they will pick in the lottery. And they won’t get to pick their new players until Oct. 15. With the NBA voting to restart the season with a 22-team format on July 31 in Disney World, sources confirm the lottery will be...
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22 Toyotas stolen from Bronx warehouse
Several masked thieves snuck into a vehicle storage facility in the Bronx early Thursday morning and drove off with 22 Toyotas. 
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UFC 250 pre-event facts: Double champ Amanda Nunes looks to achieve more history
The best facts and figures about UFC 250, which features an Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia Spencer featherweight title main event.       Related StoriesUFC 250: Make your predictions for Amanda Nunes vs. Felicia SpencerUFC 250 'Embedded,' No. 2: Cory Sandhagen, Neil Magny test out 25-foot cageUFC 250 free fight: Cory Sandhagen submits Mario Bautista in Brooklyn 
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Florida State players back off boycott threat over Mike Norvell's comments
Florida State coach Mike Norvell said he had reached out to each player over George Floyd's death. Star player Marvin Wilson said that didn't happen.
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Andrew McCarthy: More Floyd murder charges — may be tougher to prove, hurt good cops
In a politically charged case, it is more important, not less, to get the charges right.
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De Blasio says ‘enough is enough’ for protesters breaking curfew
Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday that “enough is enough” when it comes to protesters demonstrating against police brutality past the citywide 8 p.m. curfew. “In the context of crisis, in the context of curfew, there comes a point where enough is enough,” de Blasio said during his daily City Hall press briefing. For...
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Cuomo decries police injuries, days after criticizing NYPD
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., walked back criticisms of NYPD police officers for using force to restrain looters and rioters in recent days, instead of saying the violence against officers is "intolerable." 
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News Analysis: Isolated more than ever, Trump is left in crisis by his own missteps
At odds with the military, snubbed by foreign leaders and trailing in polls, President Trump faces several crises worsened by his own miscalculations.
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This graphic breaks down Wuhan’s blueprint for lifting lockdown
BEIJING – From outbreak to lockdown and reopening, the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged late last year, has been through all stages of dealing with the health crisis. Specific characteristics allowed Wuhan to impose some of the tightest restrictions in the world on its 11 million residents until the outbreak was...
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Hong Kong passes law criminalizing insults to Chinese national anthem
Hong Kong has passed a controversial law criminalizing insults to the Chinese national anthem. Meanwhile, many in the city gathered today to remember the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre. CBS News foreign correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports for CBSN.
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How Western media would cover Minneapolis if it was in another country
As protests continue nationwide following the death of George Floyd, Washington Post Global Opinions Editor Karen Attiah joined CBSN to discuss how Western media might cover the story if it happened in another country.
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Thousands attend Hong Kong Tiananmen memorials
Police pepper-sprayed some Hong Kong protesters on Thursday who defied a ban to stage candlelight rallies in memory of China's bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square democracy crackdown, accusing Beijing of stifling their freedoms too. Emer McCarthy reports.
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‘Social gatherings’ behind rise in coronavirus cases in part of Idaho, officials say
“Social gatherings” are behind a recent rise of coronavirus cases in at least one part of Idaho, health officials in the Gem State said this week. 
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Florida waitress writes uplifting 'Black Lives Matter' note on couple's receipt, pays bill
The server took the customers by surprise.
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Democratic coalition demands answers from Barr on unidentified officers
Federal officers were spotted in downtown Washington, D.C., during protests this week but did not bear insignia or markings indicating the agency they worked for.
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Gambling Returns to Las Vegas After Historic Casino Closures During Coronavirus Pandemic
(LAS VEGAS) — The casino coronavirus closure has ended. Cards are being dealt, dice are rolling and slot machines flashed and jingled for the first customers who started gambling again early Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. “The past few months have presented our city with an unprecedented challenge,” said Derek Stevens, owner of…
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Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd's daughter
Kanye West has made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrery, and Breonna Taylor, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native Chicago, a representative for West told CNN.
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As Minneapolis and the nation mourns, George Floyd memorial at Cup Foods is 'like a Mecca'
Outside the Cup Foods store where George Floyd was killed, his name, picture and memory are everywhere. The crowds gather for reasons unseen.       
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3 former officers charged in George Floyd's death to make 1st court appearance
The three former officers who were arrested in connection with George Floyd's death will make their first court appearance today.
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Long Island teacher writes book to fight racism amid anger over George Floyd killing
A Long Island teacher is fighting racial injustice — one page at a time. Tara Drouin, 47, wrote a heartfelt book and accompanying song about diversity that she’s shared with elementary school students around New York — a lesson she told The Post is now more critical than ever as the country reels over the...
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Country music legends T. G. Sheppard and Larry Gatlin on meeting Elvis Presley
Sheppard and Gatlin looked to a previous generation of country music legends for guidance, and both of them found it in one of the greatest musicians of all time, Elvis Presley.
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Former Green Beret Nate Boyer, who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel, reacts to Drew Brees' protest comments
Nate Boyer, a Seattle Seahawk in 2015: "I absolutely don't think (Brees) meant to ostracize himself or make this issue about something that it's not."        
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NFL tells teams coaches can return to facilities Friday if local regulations allow
NFL coaching staffs will be added to the list of employees who can return to team facilities, and the number of permissible employees will rise from 75 to 100.
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YouTuber Jake Paul responds to ‘riot’ charges after Arizona incident
He urged his followers to focus on the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Lines form for Las Vegas casinos reopening to eager guests: 'It has made me excited'
Time to place your bets.
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Hong Kong law makes mocking Chinese national anthem a crime
Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed a law banning residents from dissing China’s national anthem — a bill that sparked confrontations between rival lawmakers that turned physical, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Pro-democracy lawmakers and activists opposed the law as part of the mainland’s Communist government to thwart dissent following violent protests in the territory over a feared...
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New York Times publisher responds to staff outrage over Tom Cotton op-ed
The publisher of The New York Times sent a memo to employees on Thursday morning after dozens of staffers publicly revolted over an opinion piece in which Republican Sen. Tom Cotton called for the US military to be deployed to cities across the country during the current protests.
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Circus performer practices wild tricks at home during quarantine
As if the coronavirus pandemic wasn't enough of a circus already.
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Best substitutes for recipe ingredients such as milk, eggs or oil
There have been times when we've had to get creative in the kitchen. Here's what to do if you run out of milk, oil or eggs.      
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'Do not tell anybody you're Muslim': 'Ramy' stars reflect on Hollywood's longtime neglect
Ramy Youssef and Mahershala Ali discuss Season 2 of Hulu series "Ramy" and Hollywood's long neglect of Muslim stories and characters.
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Birmingham mayor slapped with state lawsuit after tearing town Confederate monument
The mayor of Birmingham was slapped with a lawsuit from the state of Alabama Tuesday after starting the process of removing a Confederate monument already vandalized by crowds demanding justice for George Floyd over the weekend.  
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US Attorney outraged by New York’s 'Green Light Law' amendment
J.P. Kennedy, the U.S. Attorney for the Western district of New York, says not only is the Green Light Law a "bad law," but it's also dangerous for the country.
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Rachel Griffiths apologizes for posting manicure photo while ‘people are dying’
"America is burning people are dying … but still it just seems easier on the soul to watch all this happening with beautiful nails."
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