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Tuesday, May 21, 2024 2:54 AM ET

CBS News - Technology

Defense in Trump trial calls first witnesses during chaotic day in court -- Robert Costello, a witness called by former President Donald Trump's defense team, was severely admonished by the judge over his behavior on the stand.

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Iran's president and foreign minister found dead at helicopter crash site -- Iran's president and foreign minister were killed when their helicopter crashed in mountains in dense fog, state media say.

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Pope Francis: "Climate change at this moment is a road to death" -- Pope Francis has often spoken up about the alarming impact of climate change and urges countries that can "make the most difference" to help create awareness and take action.

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Cyberattacks on water systems are increasing, EPA warns -- The Environmental Protection Agency warns that cyberattacks against water utilities around the U.S. are becoming more frequent and more severe.

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban -- The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a challenge to Maryland's ban on so-called assault weapons, allowing legal proceedings to play out.

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Generative AI poses threat to election security, intelligence agencies warn -- A new federal bulletin warns that AI technology like "deepfake" videos could pose serious threats to the 2024 election cycle.

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Senate Republicans introduce bill to protect IVF access -- A Democratic-led effort to safeguard access to IVF failed earlier this year in the Senate.

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Powerful animal sedative likely cause of overdose spike in Chicago -- Chicago health officials said medetomidine has not previously been detected in Chicago.

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Michigan county refused to certify vote, prompting fears of growing election threat -- The Delta County clerk who administered the election said there were no voting irregularities in the election, in which 4,550 voted.

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Latest CBS News Videos - POPE FRANCIS: THE FIRST with Norah O'Donnell - Pope Francis sits down for a global exclusive interview with CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell from the Vatican. In a wide-ranging conversation, Francis speaks about the wars across the world, immigration, climate change, his vision for the Catholic Church and his legacy. Ahead of the Church's first World Children's Day, the Pontiff talks about children as hope for the future. 53M ago - 43:45

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Norah O'Donnell on interviewing Pope Francis -- Pope Francis sat down for a historic interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell. The pair discussed a wide range of topics, including the dangers of climate change and who bears responsibility for it. O'Donnell joins "The Daily Report" to reflect on the experience.

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Top CEO pay is surging, report says -- Paid compensation for chief executives of several Fortune 500 companies has risen dramatically over the last five years, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. WSJ writer Theo Francis joins to discuss why it's partly linked to a phenomenon known as the "Musk effect."

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Threats surge against top congressional aides -- Top congressional aides are subjected to threats of violence regularly. A survey conducted by the nonprofit Congressional Management Foundation reveals that a large majority are feeling "anxiety and fear" about the safety of working in their jobs. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane reports.

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TSA sounds alarm on guns at airports -- The TSA expects nearly 3 million passengers on Friday to kick off Memorial Day weekend. But with the return of post-pandemic travel, a new trend has emerged - more Americans than ever are bringing guns to the airport. CBS News homeland security and justice reporter Nicole Sganga has been looking into the story.

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OpenAI disables ChatGPT voice that sounds like Scarlett Johansson -- ChatGPT disables AI voice after users say it sounds similar to Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson.

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Pope Francis on media's "serious responsibility" -- Pope Francis tells Norah O'Donnell about the role of communication media and its lasting impact on young people in a historic interview airing on CBS.

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How AI powered robots are helping small farms -- From labor shortages to environmental impacts, farmers are looking to AI to help revolutionize the agriculture industry. One California startup, Farm-ng, is tapping into the power of AI and robotics to perform a wide range of tasks, including seeding, weeding and harvesting.

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Behind the wheel of a $3 million car -- The Hennessey Venom F5 is not just a sports car; its twin turbo V8 engine can muster more than 1,800 horsepower, almost twice that of a Formula 1 racing car. And yes, you can drive it on the street, for the cool price of $3 million. Correspondent Lee Cowan goes inside the design of a machine that shuns the mundane.

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TikTok influencers sue U.S. government -- Eight TikTok influencers have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government in an effort to block enactment of a law passed and signed last month that requires TikTok be sold by China-based owner Byte Dance by January, or face a possible nationwide ban. Scott MacFarlane has more.

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Smart home security tips for personal and cyber protection -- ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Jason Hiner explains best practices for setup and success of smart home security systems. -- Aug 25, 2022

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Samsung trolls Apple after failed iPad Pro "crush" ad -- Samsung piles on with its on ad after Apple apologizes for a spot that it acknowledged "missed the mark." -- May 17

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TikTok says it's testing letting users post 60-minute videos -- TikTok is allowing select users to upload longer-form videos as the social media app looks to compete with YouTube. -- May 17

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Biden's Chinese EV tariffs don't address lingering national security concerns -- The 100% Chinese EV tariffs are meant to head off economic risks, but some Democrats say Chinese EVs should be banned entirely for security reasons. -- May 17

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Apple agrees to $35 million settlement with some iPhone 7 users -- The settlement covers U.S. residents who owned an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus between September 16, 2016, and January 3, 2023, and reported a covered issue to Apple or paid the company for repairs. -- May 17

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Nissan data breach exposes Social Security numbers of nearly 53,000 -- Ransomware attack targeted a Nissan virtual private network, the automaker's U.S. subsidiary said. -- May 15

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'Innovation & Disruption Leaders' -- The Innovation & Disruption Leaders documentary series transforms corporate buzzwords like 'tech' and 'AI' into accessible concepts. Through the power of visual storytelling, we delve into the minds of industry leaders, executives and entrepreneurs alike. Who will decide the destiny of tomorrow's business landscape? By putting business in front of the camera, these incredible films get us one step closer to the answer.

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MIT-educated brothers accused of stealing $25M in crypto in 12 seconds -- The 12-second execution of the alleged theft took months to plan, federal prosecutors said. -- May 15

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TikTok creators sue U.S. government -- A group of TikTok creators is suing to stop a new law that could ban the social media app in the U.S. The legal challenge follows another lawsuit filed by TikTok and its China-based owner.

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Google goes all in on AI at developer event -- Google's highly-anticipated, annual developer conference began Tuesday. The event focused mainly on the company's artificial intelligence advancements. Lisa Eadicicco, senior mobile editor for CNET, joins CBS News with highlights.

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