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CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell - Teacher writes will ahead of new school year amid pandemic - While President Trump is pushing schools to reopen this fall, one teacher in Texas is fearing for her life. Janet Shamlian reports. updated 14M ago - 01:51

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Red & Blue - How Election Night could turn into Election Week - Election officials across the country and in key battleground states say there could be a delay in reporting election results in November given the likely surge in mail-in absentee ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about what to expect. 2H ago - 05:54

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New bodycam footage reveals George Floyd's last words -- Lawyers for two fired Minneapolis police officers are hoping bodycam video can help fill in some of the details surrounding the death of George Floyd. Jeff Pegues reports.

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COVID-19 vaccine advances to final testing phase -- One of the more promising potential coronavirus vaccines is one being developed by Moderna, a company based in Massachusetts. Carter Evans reports.

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Florida emerges as coronavirus epicenter -- Many state leaders are pleading for help as coronavirus infections continue to rise, especially in Florida, Texas and California. In Oklahoma, the governor tested positive for the coronavirus. Manuel Bojorquez has the latest.

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Fauci fires back at Trump ally -- White House trade adviser Peter Navarro used an op-ed to challenge Dr. Anthony Fauci's record on fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Now Fauci is hitting back. Paula Reid reports.

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For fourth time in 8 days, U.S. breaks record for new virus cases

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Racial inequality could hurt U.S. credit rating, Moody's warns -- Persistent wealth gap between Black Americans and other groups is fueling social unrest, ratings agency says.

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NASA to reveal closest images ever taken of the sun -- The solar orbiter is bringing humans closer to our host star than we've ever been before.

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Stunning video from space shows comet soaring past Earth

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NYPD chief among officers injured at Brooklyn Bridge protest -- At least four officers were hurt, including Chief of Department Terence Monahan, and 37 people were arrested, police said.

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Happy Tax Day! Your refund may be delayed -- July 15 is the deadline to file your 2019 returns, yet some taxpayers may not get their refund for months.

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Statue of slave trader replaced with one of BLM protester -- "It's something to feel proud of, to have a sense of belonging, because we actually do belong here and we're not going anywhere," said the protester who inspired the statue.

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Sara Bareilles remembers Nick Cordero as "deeply kind" -- Bareilles, who is the executive producer of the new show "Little Voice," said she is "so grateful" to have known Cordero.

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First MS-13 member indicted on terrorism-related charges by DOJ -- Prosecutors also have sought the death penalty for a MS-13 leader accused of killing seven

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Cost of delaying college by a year? $90,000 over lifetime -- If you're considering a gap year, maybe reconsider: Delaying a degree by a year costs $90,000 in lifetime earnings, Fed research says

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"I'm not a bad guy": Police video shows distraught George Floyd -- A judge in the case against four officers allowed viewings of the bodycam video but has disallowed its publication.

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Lives to remember: Those we've lost to coronavirus -- Here are just some of the coronavirus pandemic's many victims: who they were, and the lives they touched. -- Jun 25

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What may come of the WHO's "honest evaluation" of COVID response? -- "This has been a bad experience, and we need to learn from it," former New Zealand leader says of a new, independent panel's mandate.

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White House distances itself from Navarro op-ed slamming Fauci -- Peter Navarro slammed Dr. Anthony Fauci in an op-ed published by USA Today.

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Japan "extremely concerned" as 136 COVID cases reported on U.S. bases -- Before the outbreak on U.S. bases, the island of Okinawa had confirmed only 148 coronavirus cases, now there are at least 284.

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First coronavirus vaccine tested in U.S. moves forward -- Nearly two dozen possible COVID-19 vaccines are in various stages of testing around the world. Candidates from China and Britain's Oxford University also are entering final testing stages.

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Walmart will require shopper masks at its 5,400 stores -- No. 1 retailer says masks are a "a simple step" to keep people safe, and will place "Health Ambassadors" at entrances.

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Arizona student says they waited 26 days for COVID-19 test result -- Coronavirus numbers surged in Arizona Tuesday with 4,273 new cases reported, just over 3,500 hospitalizations and 92 deaths - a new record for the state.

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Florida, Texas and California fuel surge of new COVID-19 infections -- With infections spiking in 41 states, hospitals are facing a crisis with ICU beds, along with doctors and nurses in short supply. -- Jul 14

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High-profile Twitter accounts hacked -- There appears to be a major security breach at Twitter involving several major companies and public figures. The accounts have been hacked in a scam that promises big returns on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Kris Van Cleave has the latest.

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1 IN 3 SMALL BUSINESSES WORLDWIDE CUT JOBS DURING PANDEMIC -- Disease outbreak has been a calamity for smaller employers around the globe, new survey finds.

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Universal basic income cause gets $3 million boost from Jack Dorsey -- The Twitter co-founder's donation will help fund a group of guaranteed income pilot programs in a dozen U.S. cities. -- Jul 10

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Stimulus check: Do you have to pay tax on the money? -- Questions abound about the stimulus checks and taxes. Read on to learn how it will impact your tax situation. -- Jul 7

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The math of masks: a $1 trillion boost for ailing US economy -- Economists say national mask mandate would help U.S. avoid a 5% drop in GDP from COVID-19 spread. That's about $3,000 per American. -- Jul 9

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Toxic hand sanitizers recalled for methanol -- Recalls on All Clean Hand Sanitizer and Mystic Shield Protection are due to the presence of methanol, or wood alcohol. -- Jul 8

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White House responds to attacks on Fauci -- A senior White House official is denying that President Trump signed off on a scathing op-ed by trade adviser Peter Navarro attacking Dr. Anthony Fauci. Politico White House reporter Meridith McGraw joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss why members of the Trump administration are looking to discredit one of the nation's top health officials.

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Facebook considering banning political ads -- Facebook is reportedly considering banning political ads to slow the spread of misinformation ahead of the 2020 presidential election. Groups like QAnon have been using the site to spread conspiracy theories. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined CBSN to discuss.

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07/14: Red and Blue -- Pres. Trump speaks on rise in COVID19 cases; Sessions, Tuberville face off in AL Senate runoff

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Jeff Sessions faced a tough race in Alabama -- Mike Cason, state government reporter for Alabama Media Group, joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to break down the Alabama Senate runoff between former Attorney General Jeff Sesssions and Tommy Tuberville.

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Trump on Black Americans killed by police: "So are White people" -- In an interview with CBS News, the president also said he believed waving the Confederate flag was a matter of freedom of speech.

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Could Election Day become "Election Week"? -- State officials and election experts anticipate that more voters will cast their ballots by mail in this election than in years past and say the public should get ready now for the possibility of delays in November.

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Election Day could turn into "Election Week" with rise in mail ballots -- Election officials say the public should prepare now for the possibility of delayed election results in November.

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Jeff Sessions loses Alabama Senate runoff to Tommy Tuberville -- Tuberville will take on Democrat Doug Jones in November.

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Biden unveils $2 trillion climate plan -- Biden says the plan will create "millions" of jobs and move the U.S. closer to a carbon-free future. -- Jul 14

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CBSN Originals - Coronavirus in Navajo Nation - A history of unfulfilled promises between the Navajo Nation and the U.S. government has helped fuel one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in the country among Navajo People. The Navajo Nation imposed extensive lockdown orders, but inadequate infrastructure and lack of access to basic needs like running water is intensifying the crisis. Will the virus drive the Navajo People closer to the brink - or will it spark a rallying cry and finally lead to the relief that's long past due? Jun 16 - 27:05

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Lifelines in the Lockdown -- With millions of Americans under stay-at-home orders in the coronavirus pandemic, workers like grocery store employees, bus drivers and delivery people have become indispensable lifelines. Often unnoticed and undervalued by society, they now risk their lives so that daily life can continue to function. In this episode of the CBSN Originals documentary series REVERB, Adam Yamaguchi asks: Will better benefits, higher wages, and our newfound respect last beyond this crisis?

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Surviving an Unlivable Wage -- The restaurant industry has driven a significant amount of economic growth since the Great Recession, but many restaurant employees continue to end up hungry due to a two-tiered wage system that allows tipped workers to be paid as little as $2.13 an hour. CBSN Originals' Adam Yamaguchi travels to Indiana to explore the impact of tipping as a primary source of income for people in one of America's fastest-growing workforces.

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CBSN Originals | War of Words -- As the US faces an unprecedented public health emergency, one thing stands in the way - trust in truth. For years now, Americans in large numbers have come to dismiss science, established fact, and the media. And the Internet has helped bring us to this critical moment in time. In this CBSN Originals presentation, War of Words, we examine how we got here, and see how the Internet-fueled parallel universe threatens to tear at the fabric of American society.

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Rising Tide: Priced Out In Miami -- Miami is often seen as ground zero for the impacts of climate change in the U.S., but the fallout goes well beyond flooded streets. As real estate developers head to higher ground, rising rents in low-income communities there are threatening to push vulnerable residents out of their homes. In this episode of CBSN Originals' REVERB series, Adam Yamaguchi explores climate gentrification in Miami.

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Man saves cop from burning vehicle despite his history with police -- "It's amazing when there's true love in people and they can get you out of something like that - no matter who you are or where you come from," Jay Hanley said.

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Woman gets dishwashing job to see husband at care center -- "There's a comfort that comes from me being with him, from me holding his hand," Mary Daniel said.

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Man catches child falling from burning building -- Dramatic bystander video shows the boy fall from the third floor and drop into Phillip Blanks' arms.

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Girl raises money to buy multicultural crayons, books for schools -- Madison Wilson became frustrated when she couldn't find the right shade of brown when drawing herself - so she had an idea.

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Former sanitation worker accepted to Harvard Law School -- Rehan Staton, who was raised by a single father, said surprising people in his life encouraged him.

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