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Researchers say belief in conspiracy theories poses barrier to controlling the spread of COVID-19

Researchers predict that widespread belief in pandemic conspiracy theories will hinder the uptake of a COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available.
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (Oct. 27)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Thursday, October 22, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
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Canadian Ryan Reynolds votes in US presidential election for the first time: 'Proud'
The actor and wife, Blake Lively, both voted early in the 2020 election.
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Senate leadership exchange angry jibes after the vote to advance Amy Coney Barrett
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer exchanged jabs Thursday,after the vote by Senate Republicans to advance Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
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Sen. Van Hollen claims 'McConnell’s fingerprints are all over the death' of COVID-19 relief package
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., threw a "grenade" into coronavirus relief negotiations between the White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., effectively ending any chance of reaching a deal before the Nov. 3 election, Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., told "Your World" Thursday.
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Racial inequity persists in who takes career, tech courses
Alphina Kamara wonders what might have happened if she’d been introduced to science and engineering careers at her high school in Wilmington, Delaware. Kamara, who is Black, was enrolled in an “audio engineering” course that taught her how to make music tracks and videos instead of a regular engineering course that she recalls was mostly...
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Claudia Eller returns to Variety after suspension over reporter spat
The return of Variety’s suspended editor-in-chief may require an enormous amount of bridge building in a new management structure that seems ripe for problems. Claudia Eller, who was suspended from her editor-in-chief job at Variety for five months over a spat with a reporter who called her out for saying she’s done enough to diversify...
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Washington man busted with guns, child porn made threats to Joe Biden
A Washington state man busted with a van full of guns and explosives and facing child porn charges had plans to assassinate Joe Biden — and drove to within four miles of the presidential candidate’s Delaware house, newly released federal court records reveal. Alexander Hillel Treisman, 20, searched for Biden’s home address and posted an...
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This robot vacuum is more affordable than a Roomba and only lacks the smarts
Vacuuming is one of those chores that needs to get, but it always feels like one that gets tossed in the pushed back category. That's why robot vacuums were invented, right? At least that's what we keep telling ourselves.
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Yes, Jeffrey Toobin still has supporters, but no real legal grounds
It’s true. Jeffrey Toobin still has supporters in rarified media halls despite reportedly unzipping his pants in front of his journalist colleagues on a Zoom call to pleasure himself. But even the legal experts are siding with the Twitter mob, saying the star legal analyst for The New Yorker magazine and CNN has little chance...
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Iranian entities hit with US sanctions over 2020 election interference bid
“The Iranian regime uses false narratives and other misleading content to attempt to influence U.S. elections,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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NYC restaurant gave $2K bottle of wine to couple who ordered an $18 bottle
Managers at Balthazar in New York City accidentally swapped two bottles of decanted red wine, according to restaurant owner Keith McNally.
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Trump Campaign Says It Didn't Hire Armed Guards To Patrol Early Voting Location in Florida
"Voter intimidation, deterring voters from voting, impeding a voter's ability to cast a ballot in this election is unacceptable," said Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections in a statement to WFLA-TV
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Cadaver’ on Netflix, a Norwegian Horror Movie About Dinner Theater From Hell
Yes, it gets worse than rubbery pepper steak accompanied by Guys and Dolls.
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Ex-Bellator fighter Joe Taimanglo charged after drugs found in fanny pack
Joe Taimanglo was arrested in Guam after police spotted him driving a red scooter with expired plates.        Related StoriesKhabib Nurmagomedov: Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier rematches 'don't make me excited'Irene Aldana suffered broken foot two days before Holly Holm bout, will have surgeryIrene Aldana suffered broken foot two days before Holly Holm bout, will have surgery - Enclosure 
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Why Donald Trump releasing his full '60 Minutes' interview is a major media miscalculation
Donald Trump released his upcoming '60 Minutes' interview early. It's a big mistake. He whined that Lesley Stahl treated him unfairly. She didn't.        
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At least nine countries in Europe hit record-high daily COVID-19 cases
New coronavirus infections hit record highs in at least nine European countries Thursday —  as some nations announced tougher restrictions to stop the disease from spreading, according to reports. The nine hard-hit nations — including Italy, France and Germany — saw the highest daily increase in cases since the pandemic began, according to CNN and...
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Yankees already have competition for possible Didi Gregorius reunion
After the Yankees’ season ended with their loss to the Rays in the ALDS, general manager Brian Cashman was blunt when asked if Gleyber Torres would remain at shortstop. “We’re gonna evaluate all circumstances that best fit us,’’ Cashman said. “He’s currently our shortstop. We think he’s capable of better defense.” Should the Yankees decide...
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Why Republicans Have Become Obsessed With Accusing Their Opponents of Pedophilia
It’s the only thing worse than their record.
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7 Lawsuits the ‘Borat’ Movies Have Gotten Sacha Baron Cohen In
For movies that are supposed to make people laugh, Baron Cohen's Borat films have stirred up plenty of anger over the years.
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Five hero LIRR workers honored for saving man who fell onto NYC tracks
An ad hoc team of five Long Island Rail Road workers saved the life of a man who got his shoes stuck between the tracks at the East New York station on Wednesday, officials said. The workers sprang into action just after 7:29 a.m. after hearing a loud thud and noticing the “disoriented” man trapped...
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Review: Bruce Springsteen finds renewed life, amid death, with the E Street Band on 'Letter to You'
After a memoir and Broadway solo show, Bruce Springsteen gathered the E Street Band at his New Jersey studio for five days of shoulder-to-shoulder rock 'n' roll.
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Did Inner-Circle Trumpers Write Worthwhile Books?
An interview with a book critic who's read more than 150 titles about the Trump era.
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70% of Americans support same-sex marriage -- a new high -- a new survey finds
A new survey indicates there's been a sea change in public support for same-sex marriage.
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What to expect from final presidential debate tonight
President Trump and Joe Biden will face off in their final debate tonight. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins CBSN from Nashville with what to expect.
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Einstein Bagels to release 'Party Bagels,' which are just doughnuts
Semantics.
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Sam Darnold focusing on Jets matchup, not growing Trevor Lawrence noise
Sam Darnold has an Instagram account, and it’s not like he lives in a cave without WiFi access. Of course he’s heard the speculation about the winless Jets possibly being headed for the No. 1-overall pick in the 2021 draft, with a chance to nab projected generational quarterback Trevor Lawrence out of Clemson. Darnold practiced...
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Patriots QB Cam Newton on struggles: 'I just haven't been good' this year
Cam Newton struggled against Denver. He says he hasn't been that good and isn't meeting his own standards.        
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Pence talks trade, economy at Mich. campaign stop
Vice President Mike Pence touted the administration's USMCA trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a "win for Michigan and a win for America" during a campaign stop in the Wolverine State. (Oct. 22)       
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Calif. prison must cut inmate population in half
A California appeals court has ordered state corrections officials to cut the population of one of the world's most famous prisons to less than half of its designed capacity, citing "deliberate indifference" during the coronavirus pandemic. (Oct. 22)       
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FDA approves remdesivir for COVID-19
The antiviral drug reduces recovery time but has not been found to cut the risk of dying from COVID-19.
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Brooklyn Roasting Company files for bankruptcy, will close its shops
The pandemic has just sunk another beloved Big Apple hot spot. Brooklyn Roasting Company, known for its colorful logo and flavorful coffee, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday and said it’s planning to permanently close its remaining retail locations at 50 W. 23rd St. and at 25 Jay St. in Dumbo Brooklyn, according to its...
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No, sirs, I refuse to be reassured by any model until two months after the election
Imagine finding comfort in a map seen before the vote! Such a map might mean anything!
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Trump Released the Full 60 Minutes Video Seemingly So Voters Can See Him Whining and Lying
"I see Joe Biden getting softball after softball," Trump complained. "He’s never been asked a question that’s hard."
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Here are the topics for tonight's debate
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Trump and Biden to Face Off in Final 2020 Presidential Debate
With less than two weeks until Election Day, President Trump and Joseph R. Biden Jr. will meet for the last debate of the campaign. Will new rules, and a mute button, prevent the frequent interruptions by the president that marred their first debate?
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Presidential Debate, Russia, Fall Cocktails: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Twitter Reacts After Trump Shares the Unedited '60 Minutes' Footage
President Donald Trump made good on his promise and released his "60 minutes" interview with Leslie Stahl on Facebook on Thursday.
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2020’s final presidential debate tonight: Time, how to watch, and more
President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will face-off for their second debate Thursday night in Nashville — their final showdown, 12 days before Election Day. With the 2020 contest in the balance, both candidates are expected to take their best shots to try to damage their opponent and score any lasting points, even as...
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Gloria and Emily Estefan urge Latinos to vote, have their voice heard
Gloria Estefan wants everyone to vote, but says it's even more important for Latinos "because it shows your power." (Oct. 22)       
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Suspect arrested in triple killing in Southeast Washington
The fatal shootings occurred July 7 in the Marshall Heights neighborhood.
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Bruce Springsteen’s new album, ‘Letter to You,’ is a comforting nostalgic trip
That warm family feeling is a familiar, comforting presence throughout “Letter to You.”
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Live updates: Final presidential debate between Trump and Biden
Debate moderator Kristen Welker plans to bring up COVID-19, families, race, climate change, national security and leadership tonight.
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Senior administration officials on the road to sell Trump's 'law-and-order' campaign message
In the run up to the presidential election, Attorney General William Barr and acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf have been traveling around the country to underscore the administration's accomplishments, particularly as they relate to President Donald Trump's core "law-and-order" message.
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Final 2020 presidential debate
President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden face off in their second and final 2020 presidential debate. Follow here for the latest updates and fact checks.
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Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen: Two-party system attempts 'one-size-fits-all' model
The current political system is designed to squelch truly independent voices, Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen argued on "Your World" Thursday ahead of the second debate between President Trump and Joe Biden.
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Stream It or Skip It: ‘The Witches’ on HBO Max, a Roald Dahl Remake That’s Too Close to the Original
We need to talk about Anne Hathaway's accent!
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