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Taijuan Walker ‘can’t be too amped’ for Mets’ home-opener

PHILADELPHIA — Taijuan Walker’s experience pitching in front of fans in the regular season over the past three years consists of one inning at the end of 2019. The right-hander won’t get the complete home-opener experience Thursday, with only about 8,000 fans allowed at Citi Field, but he still anticipates nerves will be a factor...
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (April 27 | 11 a.m. ET)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
Have a question about vaccinations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia? Ask The Post. (April 22 | Noon ET)
Do you have questions about the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines? Let us know.
'Hamas, Hamas, Jews on the Gas': Dutch Police Investigating Anti-Semitic Chant Ahead of Soccer Game
The chant was made ahead of a game against a team whose fans call themselves "Jews," and Jewish organizations are calling for prosecutions.
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Finding Identity for Armenian Genocide Survivors Is Still a Struggle | Opinion
The attempted ethnic cleansing in 1915 of Armenians, the world's first Christian nation, is one of the darkest chapters in history.
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Pelosi proposes even partisan split in latest 1/6 commission proposal
The speaker now wants a bipartisan group, but Republican leaders still have objections to her approach.
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"The Debrief": climate change and potential solutions (two parts)
In advance of Earth Day, Major Garrett investigates where the U.S. and the world stand in the fight against climate change.
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Trump questioned on immigration policy, debate prep
Donald Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence, were well-received campaigning in Ohio and came out largely unscathed -- that is until Trump spoke to reporters on his plane and was forced to answer questions about immigration, debate prep and Trump University. Major Garrett reports.
Alexei Navalny's Death Could Harden Vladimir Putin's Resolve
Concern is growing for the fragile health of the opposition leader, who has been on hunger strike in prison for three weeks.
On Climate, U.S. And China Pledge Cooperation, But Competition Will Also Be Prominent
Bilateral ties are at a low and while Washington and Beijing agreed on climate cooperation, details are unclear. Competition with China is key to the Biden administration's response to climate change.
Clinton talks to press on campaign jet about foundation, Trump
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spent Labor Day looking for votes in the battleground state of Ohio. Clinton traveled with reporters on her plane for the first time in the campaign, taking questions from her traveling press for the first time in 275 days. Nancy Cordes reports.
Europe lines up more shots, hoping to beat back virus surge
Slow out of the gate, the European Union has ramped up its COVID-19 vaccination efforts, with the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot product this week adding to the momentum amid doggedly high infection rates on the continent.
On this day: Munich Olympics massacre
On September 5, 1972, Palestinian terrorists broke into the Olympic Village in Munich, killed two members of the Israeli delegation and abducted nine more. The next day, the world learned that the hostages were killed in a shootout. Watch a CBS News Special Report from that day.
Beyonce forced to postpone her N.J. concert
Beyonce is currently under doctor-ordered vocal rest, and had to postpone a concert in New Jersey this week. It has been rescheduled for Friday, October 7.
Antonio Brown settles civil sexual assault lawsuit with ex-trainer who accused him of sexual assault
Antonio Brown reached a settlement on a civil lawsuit with a former trainer who alleged the wide receiver had sexually assaulted her.
Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92
Phyllis Schlafly, a iconic conservative activist and founder of the Eagle Forum, died Monday. She was 92 years old.
Chauvin verdict spotlights Harris’s unique role
The nation’s first Black vice president was a resonant voice in a pivotal moment for American race relations. Harris, who has struggled to establish a political identity, spoke to the experience of many Americans who have faced inequity.
Where Efforts To Overhaul Policing Stand In Congress After Chauvin Verdict
The guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin has added new urgency around long-stalled talks on legislation to ban chokeholds and end qualified immunity for police. But the path remains far from clear.
Asteroid named after Queen front-man Freddie Mercury
On what would be Freddie Mercury's 70th birthday, Mercury's former Queen bandmate, Brian May named an asteroid after the late singer.
9/5: Trump and Pence campaign in Ohio; Helping the disabled climb to new heights
The presidential race has just 64 days left and gets underway in earnest after Labor Day weekend; it has been said the only limits are the ones you set for yourself
Witnesses in Chauvin trial speak out on emotional court experiences
Charles McMillian and Donald Williams, who both witnessed George Floyd's fatal arrest, spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King.
Giant pandas are no longer endangered, but great apes are
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature says the giant panda's status has improved largely thanks to forest protection and reforestation in China. At the same time though, the world's largest ape species, the Eastern Lowland gorilla is now listed as "critically endangered."
Trump trails by two points in CBS News Battleground Tracker
CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett is on the trail with Donald Trump as he makes a play for minority voters. A recent poll shows Trump trails Hillary Clinton by two points.
Once again, we’re being held hostage by Republicans’ delicate feelings
We won't reach herd immunity and defeat the pandemic unless we can cajole them into thinking of someone other than themselves.
Helping the disabled climb to new heights
It has been said the only limits are the ones you set for yourself. Eric Gray, who lost an eye to cancer, founded Catalyst Sports to teach climbing to people with all kinds of disabilities. Chip Reid has the story.
Summersalt and The Home Edit just launched a colorful summer collab
Summersalt (makers of some cult-favorite sustainable swimwear) and the stars of "The Home Edit" (the much-loved Netflix organization series) have partnered to drop a brand-new collection that's all about color, rainbows and stars.
Obama leaves G20 Summit without Syria ceasefire deal
President Obama had hoped to reach an agreement at the G20 Summit with Vladimir Putin for coordinated U.S.-Russian airstrikes on ISIS and al Qaeda-linked terrorists. The administration also canceled a planned meeting with the president of the Philippines after he publicly insulted Obama. Margaret Brennan has reports.
Trans Teen Has Two Funerals After Grieving Parents Disagree Over Gender
After a transgender teenage boy passed away, his parents had to make a difficult decision: would they use his birth name or chosen name?
Impact of falling food prices felt across U.S.
American shoppers are enjoying what could be the longest streak of falling food prices in a half century. Although the lower prices may be good for consumers, they are terrible for American farmers. The nation's food supplies have been steadily growing, while demand has declined in major overseas markets like China. Manuel Bojorquez has more.
New questions raised in 1989 Minnesota cold case
Thousands of people in Minnesota are remembering the life of Jacob Wetterling, who was missing for nearly 27 years. A break in the case is leaving some questioning how it happened at all. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Laos still feeling the effects of the Vietnam War
President Obama's trip to Laos is the first by a sitting U.S. president. He is expected to address a once-secret bombing program the U.S. led in the Vietnam war that Laos is still feeling today. Adriana Diaz reports.
Rare April snowfall, record cold engulf central U.S., while sweeping east
Old Man Winter delivered an icy kiss to much of the Lower 48, breaking records and delivering rare snowfall so deep into spring
Students' Mock DUI Demonstration Interrupted by Actual Drunk Driver
During a mock DUI crash, intended to educate students about the dangers of drunk driving on prom night, an intoxicated driver sped through the scene, nearly hitting several participants.
Trump and Pence campaign in Ohio
The presidential race has just 64 days left and gets underway in earnest after Labor Day weekend. While campaigning in Ohio, Donald Trump took shots at Hillary Clinton and again addressed how he would win over minority voters. Major Garrett reports.
Hillary Clinton speaks with press about new campaign jet
After weeks without holding any press conferences, Hillary Clinton fielded questions from the press aboard her new campaign jet. She addressed the email controversy, questions about the Clinton Foundation and her rival, Donald Trump.
Full Video: Clinton overcomes coughing fit, says "friends don't let friends vote Trump" in Cleveland
Hillary Clinton had a frog in her throat while giving a speech in Cleveland Monday. With VP candidate Tim Kaine looking on, Clinton attacked Donald Trump on a number of different points. See her full remarks.
President Obama weighs in on Colin Kaepernick national anthem protest
President Obama said that Colin Kaepernick was exercising his First Amendment rights when he refused to stand during the national anthem at a game. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has the details.
16-year-old girl fatally shot by police in Ohio
The shooting happened in south Columbus.
Soccer star kneels during anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe took a knee during the national anthem at one of her games, in support of quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent protest against racial injustice. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more.
Federal agents were "unprepared" to quell Portland unrest, IG finds
The DHS inspector general found many agents who were sent to Portland in the summer of 2020 lacked training and equipment.
Illinois deputies fatally shoot pipe-wielding domestic violence suspect, bodycam video shows
Illinois police on Monday released graphic bodycam video of deputies fatally shooting a man accused of beating his wife as he approached them with a metal pipe during an attempted arrest.
Clinton maintains lead over Trump amid lingering email concerns
A new CBS News poll shows that 46 percent of voters across 13 battleground states say that Hillary Clinton's explanations on her emails are getting less believable. Despite this, Clinton still leads over Donald Trump in several key states. CBSN political contributors Leslie Sanchez and Jamelle Bouie join CBSN with more.
Restaurants have a new challenge: Finding workers
A few weeks ago, Philippe Massoud posted online ads looking for a cook to hire at ilili, his New York City restaurant.
Ferguson activist-turned-city councilwoman reflects on Derek Chauvin verdict
More than six years ago, Fran Griffin was an activist protesting in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury decided not to indict the officer who killed Black teen Michael Brown. Today, she is a city councilwoman brought to tears by the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd. "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan was with Griffin when she heard the news.
Virginia county allocating more than $6M for equity and equity training
Loudoun County, Virginia, is planning to spend more than $6 million on equity and "equity training" as part of its FY22 budget, raising questions about how the county is responding to parents' concerns on the issue.
Philippine president has vulgar insult for Obama
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte called President Obama a "son of a b*tch," for questioning the war on drugs in his country. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more details.
Russian police reportedly detain allies of Putin critic Alexei Navalny
Alexei Navalny was transferred to a prison hospital this week after beginning a hunger strike on March 31 to demand better health care.
Police Investigated After Video Confiscating Black Teens' Bikes Goes Viral
A group of Black and Latino teens riding their bikes recorded a recent interaction with their local police who claimed they needed a "license" to ride their bikes.
American men are struggling with employment
A recent article from The Wall Street Journal highlights one demographic group that continues to struggle in the job market: American men. The author of the article, Nicholas Eberstadt, joins CBSN to discuss the "quiet catastrophe" that is burdening American men.