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Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:34 PM ET

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Watch live: President Trump to announce his Supreme Court pick -- President Trump is expected to announce his nominee for the seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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What we know about Amy Coney Barrett's judicial abortion record -- Four years ago on the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump pledged that if he were elected, only "pro-life" justices would get his nomination for a seat on the Supreme Court.

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U.S. soars past 7 million COVID-19 cases as some states relax restrictions -- "We're going to be able to host a Super Bowl in February," said Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said. "We expect to do a full Super Bowl."

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Louisville sees third straight night of Breonna Taylor protests -- Several demonstrators were arrested.

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NASA astronaut to cast her ballot 200 miles above Earth -- "If we can do it from space, then I believe folks can do it from the ground, too," Kate Rubins said.

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Portland prepares for large right-wing rally -- A planned rally by the far-right Proud Boys is expected to be met by anti-fascism protesters.

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Brain-eating amoeba may be in Houston-area tap water -- Naegleria fowleri usually infects people when contaminated water enters the body through the nose.

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Australia begins disposal of over 350 dead whales after mass stranding -- Officials were able to rescue 108 whales from the nation's largest-ever mass beaching.

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The New Season in theater: The show will go on, some day -- With the "Great White Way" dark since March, audiences are awaiting the time when live theatrical productions will once again tread the boards

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U.K. reports record number of new virus cases -- London, home to almost 9 million people, is being labelled an "area of concern."

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Virginia governor and first lady test positive for COVID-19 -- He said he is asymptomatic.

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2 CHARGED OVER VIRUS OUTBREAK AT VETERANS HOME WHERE 76 DIED -- Since March, 76 veterans who contracted COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers' Home have died.

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Woman tased after refusing to wear mask at football game -- Video shows a woman, identified as Alecia Kitts, struggling with an officer on the metal bleachers as he tries to handcuff her. That's when he uses a taser on her, shocking onlookers.

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CBS Village - Diverse Voices & Communities - Boys sell lemonade to raise money for Yemen - Two young philanthropists in London selling lemonade to raise money for Yemen got a generous contribution from one Hollywood star. Imtiaz Tyab speaks to the pair of 6-year-olds behind Lemonade for YemenAid. 7H ago - 03:25

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Trump to announce his Supreme Court pick Saturday -- President Trump is set to announce his pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat Saturday, just over a week since the icon's death. The president is expected to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal judge who currently sits on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Ben Tracy reports on who Barrett is and the road to her expected nomination.

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U.S. surpasses 7 million COVID-19 cases -- There are now more than 7 million coronavirus infections in the U.S., with a death toll climbing above 203,000. While the CDC is warning 90% of the population remains vulnerable to the virus, Florida is lifting all restrictions on bars and restaurants and New York is making outdoor dining a permanent fixture. Michael George reports on how some states are handling the pandemic.

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Breonna Taylor protesters defy city curfew -- In Louisville, hundreds of people protested for a third straight night demanding justice for Breonna Taylor. Police fired flash bangs to break up crowds on Friday evening. Several protesters were arrested for being out past the city's 9 p.m. curfew as other protests broke out nationwide. Adriana Diaz speaks to some of the demonstrators, young and old, to hear what brings them out into the streets.

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Aviation industry rocked by furloughs -- The aviation industry was among the hardest-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. For months, government support has kept many airlines from furloughing or laying off their employees. But that support is coming to an end, and with it, the reprieve that thousands of workers relied on. Kris Van Cleave has the story.

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Less than 10% of Americans had virus antibodies as of July, study finds -- "This research clearly confirms that despite high rates of COVID-19 in the United States ... we haven't come close to achieving herd immunity," said​ study author Dr. Julie Parsonnet.

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Ukraine plane crash kills 26; lone survivor praised for "heroism" -- Ukraine's president visited the lone survivor of the crash in a military hospital, posting a picture of the 20-year-old.

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Officer flagged "dangerous condition" before 1963 sub disaster -- Year after USS Thresher was lost in 1963, CBS News' Dan Rather reported: "All the events of that morning may never be known."

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Dax Shepard reveals he relapsed after 16 years of sobriety -- "I was just very scared and I felt very, very lonely," Shepard said during a candid episode of his podcast.

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London police break up protest against COVID-19 restrictions -- Police said they intervened because the demonstrators refused to comply with the social-distancing rules they were there to protest.

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For working moms, coronavirus can take a toll on careers -- Increased childcare duties during the pandemic usually falls on mothers, forcing them to sacrifice jobs and income.

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CBS This Morning - The Lumineers perform Cleopatra - Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites were struggling musicians in New York before they moved to Denver and started recording. There they formed The Lumineers, and the group's first album peaked at number two on the charts. Their second album debuted at number one. Their latest collection, III, just scored a Billboard nomination for Best Rock Album. They join CBS This Morning: Saturday to perform Cleopatra. 6H ago - 03:53

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The Lumineers perform Life In The City -- Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites were struggling musicians in New York before they moved to Denver and started recording. There they formed The Lumineers, and the group's first album peaked at number two on the charts. Their second album debuted at number one. Their latest collection, III, just scored a Billboard nomination for Best Rock Album. They join CBS This Morning: Saturday to perform Life In The City.

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The Lumineers perform It Wasn't Easy To Be Happy For You -- Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites were struggling musicians in New York before they moved to Denver and started recording. There they formed The Lumineers, and the group's first album peaked at number two on the charts. Their second album debuted at number one. Their latest collection, III, just scored a Billboard nomination for Best Rock Album. They join CBS This Morning: Saturday to perform It Wasn't Easy To Be Happy For You.

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What goes into a classic Maine clambake? -- For the CBS This Morning: Saturday series The Dish, Jeff Glor visits a remote island off the coast of Maine, for a clambake put on by Eventide - one of the most successful seafood restaurants in the country. The team who started Eventide just released their first cookbook, a tribute to friendship, fishing and classic seafood.

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48 Hours - Sneak peek: The Corn Rake Murder - Saturday 10/9c: A farmer says he found his wife impaled by a corn rake. The rake has just four tines - so why does she have six puncture wounds? Sep 24 - 03:23

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Farmer calls 911 after his wife is found impaled by a corn rake -- On a chilly November morning, a call came in to the Delaware County, Iowa, 911 call center from a frantic Todd Mullis, saying his wife, Amy, was found unresponsive with a corn rake sticking out of her back and he was driving her to the hospital. The farmer said she fell on the farm tool, but is that what really happened?

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"48 Hours Suspicion": The Case Against Mary Katherine Higdon -- A young woman says she accidentally shot her boyfriend. Police say she confessed to murder - but there's no audio to prove it. What will the jury decide? CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports

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Police bodycams capture chaos during response to frantic 911 call -- In August 2018, Mary Katherine Higdon called 911 in Griffin, Georgia, and told them she had accidentally shot her boyfriend Steven Freeman.

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The Final Hours of Cayley Mandadi -- A beloved cheerleader dies - what explains the unusual injuries to her body? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports.

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Biden attracts ex-military, GOP endorsements: "This time is different" -- "I haven't seen this volume of people willing to publicly say, 'I can't support my party,'" former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman.

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2020 presidential debates: Timing and topics for Trump and Biden -- Three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate are scheduled to take place in the next few weeks before the November 3 election.

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Nearly 500 ex-military, national security officials endorse Biden -- In an open letter, the retired military leaders and national security officials said Biden has the skills to "address a world on fire."

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Top GOP lawmakers dismiss Trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power -- The president's comments come days before he is expected to announce his nominee to the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

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Philadelphia official warns of "electoral chaos" over "naked ballots" -- A court decision could lead to over 100,000 ballots being rejected in Pennsylvania, according to administrator.

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Dozens of neighbors help farmer after heart attack -- "This is just what we do around here when someone in our community is in need of help," a family friend said.

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Puppy pulled from rubble following California wildfire -- Rescuers gave the little survivor a fitting name: Trooper.

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Arizona teen to become one of first female Eagle Scouts -- Victoria Rader will soon be one of the nation's first female Eagle Scouts.

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Father and son are fighting hunger in Dallas -- A nonprofit is helping feed people facing food insecurity in the Dallas area, and it's doing it with the help of a father and his son.

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Woman spreads kindness at Houston airport -- "I just want somebody's day to be better," said Catharine Knight, of her kindness project at the Houston airport.

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CBSN Originals - Speaking Frankly | Symbolic Justice - With renewed calls for racial justice in America come fresh demands to take down Confederate monuments, rid sports teams of Native American mascots, and rebrand products that use racist caricatures. But some say the focus on imagery distracts from the fight for systemic change. This CBSN Originals documentary explores the impact of dismantling these symbols of the past - and the push for a more equitable future. Sep 24 - 25:37

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Speaking Frankly | Socialism -- Socialism has gone mainstream in American politics, but it remains deeply controversial. For some, it seems to offer an appealing solution to the country's woes, but for others, it evokes fearful imagery of authoritarian regimes. This CBSN Originals documentary dives into the culture war over socialism and what it means for the nation's future.

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Speaking Frankly | Feminism -- Feminism has never been more widely proclaimed than it is now. But there is no consensus within the movement about what that means or how to move forward. Are these conflicts getting in the way of progress - or paving the way for growth? This CBSN Originals documentary explores the internal culture wars and the greatest obstacles facing the feminist movement today.

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Speaking Frankly | Censorship -- Social media platforms have become de facto public spaces, where freedom of speech is exercised. But when online speech pushes the limits of acceptability, where do we draw the line? Are conservatives and liberals treated differently? And who gets to decide? This CBSN Originals documentary explores the controversy that's spread far beyond Twitter and Facebook, with real-life consequences.

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Speaking Frankly | Fat Shaming -- The body positivity movement was created to offer an inclusive community for those of all sizes. But some argue that it celebrates being overweight at the expense of tackling America's rising obesity epidemic. This CBSN Originals documentary explores the attitudes surrounding weight in America, featuring those trying to change the narrative and challenge stereotypes, as well as those concerned that we are avoiding necessary conversations about health.

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Tulsa pastor wants justice for 1921 massacre -- Ninety-nine years after an estimated 300 Black people were killed by a White mob during the Tulsa race massacre, a lawsuit has been filed seeking reparations. It comes as the city battles over a Black Lives Matter mural painted on a street. Omar Villafranca reports from Tulsa on the latest.

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Youth leaders building a more perfect union -- For the "CBS This Morning" series A More Perfect Union, Adriana Diaz speaks to a group of teenagers, many who can't even vote yet, working to strengthen communities and American democracy itself, one project at a time.

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Ibram Kendi reacts to charges in Taylor case -- Leading antiracist scholar and CBS News contributor Ibram X. Kendi joins "CBS This Morning" to react to a grand jury choosing not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor. He also discusses the state of the racial divide and what message the indictment sends to Black Americans.

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Breonna Taylor's family attorney speaks out -- Ben Crump, the attorney for Breonna Taylor's family, gives his reaction to the grand jury decision not to bring charges related to Taylor's death. One officer was indicted on wanton endangerment for allegedly endangering Taylor's neighbors. Crump also provides an update on her family's reaction.

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Officers shot during Breonna Taylor protests -- Police say two Louisville, Kentucky officers were shot and injured during protests over a lack of charges in Breonna Taylor's death. The grand jury did charge one of the officers, Brett Hankison, with three counts of wanton endangerment for firing shots that went into another home. Jericka Duncan reports.

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No charges in Breonna Taylor's death; lesser charges for one officer - The death of the 26-year-old Black woman during a March 13 raid has galvanized a nationwide push for police reform and racial justice. Sep 23

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Decision expected soon in Breonna Taylor case -- Louisville is preparing for potential protests ahead of the state attorney general's announcement about whether a grand jury decided to charge the officers involved in Breonna Taylor's shooting death. An announcement is expected any day now from Attorney General Daniel Cameron. Jericka Duncan reports.

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Comedians Desus and Mero dish life lessons -- Comedians and talk show hosts Desus Nice and The Kid Mero join "CBS This Morning" to discuss their new book, "God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx." The duo gives their best life advice on dating, fame and taking late night TV by storm.

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