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"This is a failure to provide your child with proper nutrition and you can be sent to Dependency Court for neglecting your child's right to food," the letter warned
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Postal Service changes, coronavirus relief deadlock have lawmakers worried about November
As Democrats press for federal assistance for the U.S. Postal Service, President Trump admitted starving the agency of federal money stymies efforts to expand mail-in voting.
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TSA: 2 residents caught with loaded guns at airport
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Prison employees, court workers indicted
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Algae, but no toxins, found at water treatment plant
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School district deems all employees as 'essential'
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One dead, one hospitalized after falling into lake
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The Folly of Predicting the Presidency
Odds are only odds, not reality.
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The hidden metaphor in 'Perry Mason' finale
This grim and addictive reboot, where justice doesn't arrive, is an implicit rebuke to Donald Trump's mythical 'great' American past, fantasized, by him and his followers, as intact and thriving before immigrants, Black activists and feminists invaded, writes Susan Bordo.
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LA Dodgers transforming stadium into voting site for presidential election
The Los Angeles Dodgers will be the first Major League Baseball team to turn its stadium into a voting center for the upcoming presidential election in November.
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What's on TV Friday: Steve McQueen movie marathon on TCM
What's on TV Friday, Aug. 14: Steve McQueen movie marathon on TCM; "Being Reuben"
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Food delivery apps already violating Big Apple fee cap
Lookout Grubhub and Uber Eats, you’re under scrutiny by NYC lawmakers — again. The NYC Councilman behind a measure to limit the fees food delivery apps can charge restaurants during the pandemic is now demanding the city agency in charge of enforcing the law seek out violators and slap them with hefty fines. The demand...
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NBA playoff schedule released: Dates, times and TV information for all first-round games
Everything you need to know - dates, times and TV information - for all games in the first round of the NBA playoffs.        
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Trump Economic Adviser Says Voting Rights Isn't the President's 'Game,' Calls It 'Liberal Left' Wish List Item
"That's not our game," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said, "and the president can't accept that kind of deal."
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Stimulus talks could drag into September as negotiations hit wall over aid deal
Both sides indicated on Thursday that an agreement is still out of reach after six days of no in-person meetings.
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EPA announces new rules to reduce methane regulation, assures science will back changes
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Thursday announced new rules to reduce Obama-era methane pollution regulation.
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The pushback in Chicago as blacks grow sick and tired of looters and anarchists
The police have been scorned, demonized, despised and depleted by the woke crowd calling the shots in New York City. Lawlessness, homelessness and hopelessness once again threaten to transform this town into an open-air restroom by day, with mayhem and shootings reigning by night. There is, however, something we can do to stop what seems...
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Beyoncé-endorsed Burna Boy makes Afrobeat go international
Burna Boy is, well, on fire.
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Trump wins the Nobel Prize for Israel-UAE peace deal (not)
Fresh off a surprise ballot-box victory in November that stunned pundits and pollsters back home, and by turns baffled and enraged his Democratic opponents, a newly re-elected President Trump accepted the Nobel Peace Prize Thursday in the Norwegian capital. The Norwegian Committee awarded the prize to the 45th president for his role in brokering the...
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Ex-Obama adviser Ben Rhodes slammed on Twitter for downplaying Israel-UAE peace agreement
Ben Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama, received a wave of criticism on Thursday after he attempted to downplay a peace accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
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Andrew Lloyd Webber gets experimental COVID-19 vaccine: 'I'll do anything' for theater
'I'll do anything to get theatres large and small open again,' composer Andrew Lloyd Webber said as he received an experimental COVID-19 vaccine.        
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Zimmerman's 911 call to police: "I just want everyone to know the truth"
Police have released George Zimmerman's 911 call made after his girlfriend had already made her own call to the police claiming that Zimmerman had pulled a firearm on her. Zimmerman claims it was his girlfriend who instigated the confrontation. Zimmerman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
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JFK memorabilia to be auctioned off
Anthony Mason reports on an auction featuring nearly 10,000 items connected to President John F. Kennedy and his era.
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Zimmerman 911 call released: "You put your gun in my freaking face"
Police have released the 911 call made by George Zimmerman's girlfriend claiming that he broke her glass table and pointed a gun at her. Zimmerman was later arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
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"60 Minutes" shows how garbage is transforming lives in Paraguayan town
A South American orchestra finds music from an unusual source: garbage. Its instruments are created after being recycled from the local dump. "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon reports.
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Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" already generating Oscar buzz
"12 Years a Slave" has been in theaters nationwide for a short time, but is already generating Oscar buzz. The film tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a free man kidnapped and sold into slaver before the Civil War. Director Steve McQueen discusses the film with the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts.
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NBA live bubble breakdown: Spurs' 22-year playoff run ends; scenarios for Blazers, Grizzlies and Suns
Here are the scenarios in which the Trail Blazers, Grizzlies and Suns can make the NBA play-in game.       
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W.H.: 80 percent standard for HealthCare.gov will extend beyond Nov. 30
White House spokesman Jay Carney says "it was never going to be that even with an error-free, perfectly functioning" health care exchange website, every potential insurance buyer "would make that purchase online."
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National Zoo's tiger cubs make their debut
The Smithsonian National Zoo's two Sumatran tiger cubs played around - but stuck close to their mother - during their public debut.
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Neighbors say sketchy hotel has ruined this NYC community
"This isn't our nice little neighborhood anymore," neighbor Charles Foehner said. "People come down the block and key a car as they pass it. Drug deals are going on in the lobby."
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Virginia mayor urged to resign after making Aunt Jemima comment about Biden picking Harris
The mayor of a small town in Virginia is being urged to resign following a Facebook post in which he claimed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden "just announced Aunt Jemima" as his running mate. 
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LBJ's daughter recalls "post-traumatic stress" after Kennedy assassination
In her first television interview about the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Luci Baines Johnson remembers the one thing she could think to do after coming home from school November 22, 1963.
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Bob Schieffer: JFK assassination "took a toll on the nation's psyche"
Web extra: "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer explains how the assassination of President John F. Kennedy gave him a new perspective on life.
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Airliner makes nosedive crash at Russian airport
A Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 crash at the Kazan airport, in Russia, was caught on a security camera.
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Headlines at 8:30: Cheney daughters wage war of words over same-sex marriage
"CBS This Morning" takes a look at some of the day's headlines from around the globe.
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Dozens of tornadoes tear through Midwest
Forecasters in the Midwest received at least 80 reports of tornadoes Sunday. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports from Washington, Ill., where some of the worst damage is reported.
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Caroline Kennedy meets with Japanese foreign minister
Caroline Kennedy started her new job as the U.S. ambassador to Japan by meeting with the Japanese foreign minister, in Tokyo. Gayle King reports.
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Geithner lands a new job
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is joining private equity firm Warburg Pincus as its president and managing director. He'll take on his new role March 1. He stepped down as Treasury Secretary in late January.
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Shopping for wine
Charles Passy, Staff Writer for MarketWatch, gives tips on what to consider when shopping for wine.
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Seeking justice for Nicole Pietz
On Nov. 7, 2013, Nicole Pietz's friends ask Judge Hayden to sentence David Pietz to the maximum allowed by law so they can finally get justice for Nici.
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Heart disease risk reduction
There are new concerns over the guidelines for cholesterol and who should take statins to reduce the risk of heart disease. The guidelines were put out by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Evelina Grayver, Director of the Coronary Care Unit at North Shore University Hospital in New York, joins UTTM to discuss the questions being raised over the formula used to calculate the guidelines.
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Wall Street's record ride
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 16,000 for the first time while the Standard and Poor's 500 index rose past 1800 for an all-time high. But by the end of the day, both indexes had fallen below those levels. Lauren Lyster, Host of "Hot Stock Minute" on Yahoo Finance joins UTTM to discuss what caused the rise and fall.
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Obamacare issues erasing Democrats' political advantage from gov't shutdown
Website problems, policy cancellations and uncertainty about rising insurance costs next year that are taking a toll on Democrats now, and erasing the political advantage and party unity they gained after the government shutdown just last month. CBS News Congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes reports.
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N.M. trooper fires at minivan with five kids
Two New Mexico police officers are under investigation after one opened fire on a minivan with a mother and her five children inside. Bill Whitaker reports.
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Italy's Mt. Etna erupts, no evacuations ordered
Europe's most active volcano, Italy's Mt. Etna, began erupting over the weekend. Charlie Rose reports.
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Tornado outbreak: Homes damaged in 12 Ind. counties
As the storm moved east from Ill., 12 counties in Indiana also took a beating with homes damaged and people injured. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler reports from Kokomo, Ind.
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Vanessa Hudgens puts toned figure on display in sunny bikini pic: 'Just a cowgirl and her coffee'
Vanessa Hudgens is giving the world a glimpse at her fit physique.
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Two Colo. miners killed from carbon monoxide poisoning
Investigators are looking for the source of carbon monoxide that killed two Colorado miners Sunday. Nineteen other workers were hospitalized. Charlie Rose reports.
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Ill. residents sift through rubble, take stock after devastating tornado
Four hundred homes were damaged by the tornado that roared through Washington, Ill., on Sunday with winds in excess of 170 miles per hour. Much of the town has been reduced to rubble, and debris has been recovered 85 miles away. Dean Reynolds reports.
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