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Live Updates: El Paso surpasses single-day record for COVID-19 cases


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:50:32 -0400

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With cold weather moving in and more events shifting inside, health experts fear the worst of the pandemic is yet to come.

Read more: Live Updates: El Paso surpasses single-day record for COVID-19 cases


U.S. experiencing worst week of coronavirus pandemic as infections peak nationwide


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:33:25 -0400

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Coronavirus cases continue to trend upward throughout the U.S., months after the start of the pandemic. Hospitalizations and deaths are also climbing across the country as officials plead for people to take the virus more seriously. Michael George reports.

Read more: U.S. experiencing worst week of coronavirus pandemic as infections peak nationwide


Trump and Biden hold campaign events on final weekend before Election Day


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:33:25 -0400

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President Trump and Joe Biden are holding multiple rallies on the final weekend before Election Day. Both candidates are making a push to lock up Pennsylvania, which could prove a key swing state. Ben Tracy reports.

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Revisiting President Trump’s border wall promise


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:33:24 -0400

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In 2015, then-candidate Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to build a wall spanning the entire southern border with Mexico. Mireya Villarreal rode along with Border Patrol to see how those plans developed.

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U.S. airline launching trial program to test passengers for coronavirus pre-flight


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:33:24 -0400

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United Airlines will soon begin a trial program, giving passengers a rapid COVID-19 test before certain flights to London. Airline officials are hoping to prove to regulators that the program can ensure safe flights during the pandemic and revive the air travel industry. Kris Van Cleave has more.

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Early voting numbers shatter previous records across the country


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:05:22 -0400

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With just three days until Election Day, 90 million ballots have already been cast nationwide. That is already more than 65% of the total number of votes cast in 2016. Lilia Luciano has more.

Read more: Early voting numbers shatter previous records across the country


"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, October 31, 2020


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 20:52:43 -0400

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Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News” anchored by Major Garrett.

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Obama skewers Trump while joining Biden on the campaign trail


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 19:48:00 -0400

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Mr. Obama called Biden his "brother," and said his former running mate "will be a great president."

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Teen accused in Kenosha protest deaths: "I shot two white kids"


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 19:22:16 -0400

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Kyle Rittenhouse cried and vomited as he described what happened on August 25, police records show.

Read more: Teen accused in Kenosha protest deaths: "I shot two white kids"


This week on "Sunday Morning" (November 1)


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 18:39:20 -0400

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A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program

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Noose displayed near Missouri voting booths draws complaints


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 18:24:12 -0400

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The acting chair of the Missouri Democratic Party said the "symbol's purpose is to stoke the fires of racial prejudice and strike fear in the hearts of people of color."

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Notable deaths in 2020


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 16:46:00 -0400

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A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity

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Halloween party shut down inside Brooklyn warehouse


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 13:46:26 -0400

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More than 380 people were in violation of emergency orders, authorities said.

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Scientists capture two murder hornet queens after destroying nest


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 13:19:58 -0400

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The team also uncovered the radio tag that led them to the nest in the first place — which appeared to have been chewed off.

Read more: Scientists capture two murder hornet queens after destroying nest


Guns from U.S. gun stores keep ending up in British criminals' hands


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 12:57:08 -0400

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A senior law officer says the "array of weapons" available to criminals in the U.S. makes a "rich marketplace for criminal groups" in the U.K.

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"America's oldest candy company" still uses recipes from 1800s


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 12:45:39 -0400

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Ye Olde Pepper Candy Companie's owners trace its founding to an Englishwoman named Mary Spencer, who arrived in the U.S. in 1806 after a shipwreck.

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What role do lawn signs play in the 2020 election?


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 12:08:19 -0400

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Democratic operatives have long shunned lawn signs in favor of more high-tech forms of voter outreach.

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COVID-19 considered a top issue in GOP ads in just 2 battleground states


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 11:48:34 -0400

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Republicans are tiptoeing around the pandemic on national and local airwaves.

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SEAL Team 6 rescues U.S. citizen Philip Walton in Nigeria


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 11:03:00 -0400

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Officials feared he would be sold to terrorists.

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The Dish: Rich history of "America’s oldest candy company"


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 10:59:02 -0400

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According to the National Retain Federation, Americans dish out an estimated $2.6 billion on candy for Halloween. Dana Jacobson takes a look at candy’s rich history for the “CBS This Morning: Saturday” series The Dish. She takes a trip to what’s been dubbed ‘America’s oldest candy company,’ located in Salem, Massachusetts, where Halloween lasts all month long.

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What's the status of a second $1,200 stimulus check?


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 10:46:15 -0400

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Senators adjourned on Monday, virtually killing any chance of clinching another aid package before Election Day.

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Sean Connery dies, iconic “James Bond” actor passes away at 90


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 10:13:51 -0400

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Sean Connery, the Oscar-winning Scottish actor best known for portraying special agent James Bond more than half a dozen times, has died, the BBC reports. Connery was 90. Mark Phillips looks back at his life and decades-long career.

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Control of House and Senate at stake in 2020 election


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:58:48 -0400

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Election Day is just three days away, and while much national attention has been focused on the heated presidential race between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, control of the House and Senate are also on the ballot. The Hill editor-in-chief Bob Cusack joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to analyze what is at stake.

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Tracing the haunting roots of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:47:42 -0400

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"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," first published 200 years ago by Washington Irving, is still one of America's all-time great ghost stories. Two centuries later, it still remains linked to Halloween and its spooky season. Jeff Glor visits the history of the classic tale this Halloween, in the spot where it all began.

Read more: Tracing the haunting roots of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"


Touring New Orleans' most sought-after, and haunted, real estate


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:43:55 -0400

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While house hunters are often enticed to a property by kitchens and closet space, some fearless home buyers in New Orleans are looking for more. Jamie Wax looks at what's considered one of the most haunted cities in the U.S., where homes supposedly inhabited by ghosts are a big draw.

Read more: Touring New Orleans' most sought-after, and haunted, real estate


Artistic activism group uses creativity to inspire people to vote


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:13:23 -0400

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Although there are still three days until Election Day, some cities this year have seen a surge in early voting. Helping those voters get motivated and to the polls is a team of unconventional people that describes themselves as "artistic activists." They are part of the "Unstoppable Voters Project," a series spread across the nation that informs voters by bringing the arts to the ballot box. Michelle Miller takes a look.

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Biden hammers Trump on coronavirus response in final days of campaign


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:13:23 -0400

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The Biden campaign is tapping into its sizable war chest in a bid to fill the airwaves with advertising with just three days until Election Day. The former vice president made stops in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota Friday, where he had been hammering President Trump over his handling of the coronavirus. Ed O’Keefe joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the state of the election.

Read more: Biden hammers Trump on coronavirus response in final days of campaign


Trump rally attendance capped by Minnesota officials amid COVID-19 concerns


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:13:23 -0400

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President Trump is spending his last few days before the election in key battleground states -- including Rochester, Minnesota, where state officials cut back attendance to Mr. Trump's Friday evening rally over a large spike in COVID-19 infections. Paula Reid reports.

Read more: Trump rally attendance capped by Minnesota officials amid COVID-19 concerns


Police sting busts illegal gun operation from U.S. to U.K.


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:13:22 -0400

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Five men in Britain were sentenced to a combined total of 50 years in prison in October, for attempting to smuggle firearms in from the United States. Ian Lee gets an inside look at the joint police operation that tracked those guns from Atlanta, Georgia to the United Kingdom.

Read more: Police sting busts illegal gun operation from U.S. to U.K.


Saturday Sessions: Dawes performs “Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?”


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:02:59 -0400

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Southern California rock band Dawes emerged in 2009, drawing notice for their rich vocal harmonies in the Laurel Canyon tradition of Crosby, Stills & Nash, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. They built a loyal following and produced chart-topping albums, including “Good Luck With Whatever,” their seventh studio collection, which came out in October. They join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?”

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Saturday Sessions: Dawes performs “Free As We Want To Be”


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:02:59 -0400

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Southern California rock band Dawes emerged in 2009, drawing notice for their rich vocal harmonies in the Laurel Canyon tradition of Crosby, Stills & Nash, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. They built a loyal following and produced chart-topping albums, including “Good Luck With Whatever,” their seventh studio collection, which came out in October. They join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “Free As We Want To Be.”

Read more: Saturday Sessions: Dawes performs “Free As We Want To Be”


Saturday Sessions: Dawes performs “Still Feel Like A Kid”


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 09:02:58 -0400

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Southern California rock band Dawes emerged in 2009, drawing notice for their rich vocal harmonies in the Laurel Canyon tradition of Crosby, Stills & Nash, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. They built a loyal following and produced chart-topping albums, including “Good Luck With Whatever,” their seventh studio collection, which came out in October. They join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “Still Feel Like A Kid.”

Read more: Saturday Sessions: Dawes performs “Still Feel Like A Kid”


A look at NBA arenas transformed into voting centers for the election


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 08:58:22 -0400

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This election season, more than two dozen NBA arenas and stadiums across the country have opened up to voters, thanks to superstar LeBron James and his fellow NBA players. During the racial unrest that gripped the summer, NBA players halted the playoffs to demand action on systemic racism. One of their goals was to increase access to voting locations amid the pandemic. Caitlin Huey-Burns takes a look at the experience.

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Unrest erupts over police killing of 21-year-old Black man near Portland


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 08:50:54 -0400

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Mourners gathered in Hazel Dell, an unincorporated area of Vancouver, Washington, where family and friends say Kevin E. Peterson Jr., 21, was shot Thursday night.

Read more: Unrest erupts over police killing of 21-year-old Black man near Portland


U.S. surpasses 9 million coronavirus cases


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 08:28:15 -0400

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There have now been over 9 million coronavirus cases in the United States, rising by nearly 100,000 cases on Friday alone. Some states are doubling down on safety measures, while others are still resisting stricter guidelines. Halloween and the election are complicating the country's battle against the pandemic. Michael George reports.

Read more: U.S. surpasses 9 million coronavirus cases


Eye Opener: Trump, Biden campaigns push for battleground voters


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 07:47:26 -0400

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There are just three days left until Election Day as both the Biden and Trump campaigns race across the country fighting for battleground state voters. Also, the U.S. has seen its worst week ever in terms of new coronavirus cases. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

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The Deciders


Created: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 01:41:02 -0400

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“CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell hosts “The Deciders,” a one-hour primetime special exploring the changing American electorate as the country nears Election Day.

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CBS Evening News, October 30, 2020


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 23:14:11 -0400

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Trump downplays pandemic on campaign trail as cases top 9 million; Voters pay respect to Susan B. Anthony at her grave in Rochester

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Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird announce engagement


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 21:06:34 -0400

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Sue Bird shared a photo on Instagram of Megan Rapinoe on one knee — no caption needed.

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New Orleans cop shot in the face after two officers "ambushed"


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 20:57:55 -0400

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The officer now has a bullet lodged in his skull, and is in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

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U.S. surpasses 9 million coronavirus cases


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:58:07 -0400

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The death toll is quickly approaching 230,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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Comparing the Biden and Trump tax plans: Will you pay more?


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:55:00 -0400

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Biden would raise annual taxes for average-wage earners by $200, and for the top 1% by nearly $50,000 a year.

Read more: Comparing the Biden and Trump tax plans: Will you pay more?


Third anonymous juror from Breonna Taylor case speaks out


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:46:38 -0400

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A third anonymous grand juror from the Breonna Taylor case claims the juror was never presented with additional charges to consider indicting officers directly to Taylor's death.

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Mail-in ballot challenges and long voting lines disproportionately impact African American and Latino voters


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:45:16 -0400

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This year's early voting data points to African American turnout that could rival records set when Barack Obama was on the ballot. But a scramble to fix absentee ballot errors and hours-long lines are raising questions about whether every vote will be counted. Major Garrett has more.

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Netflix hikes subscription price, boosted by viewer growth


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:34:16 -0400

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Streaming company has added more subscribers in the first nine months of the year than it did in all of 2019.

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Puerto Rican singer wants fans to question relationships with government


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:27:37 -0400

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In an interview with CBS News, iLe discussed her latest single, "Donde Nadie Más Respira," or "Where No One Else Breathes."

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Women pay respect to Susan B. Anthony at her grave in Rochester


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:27:08 -0400

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"It was really amazing. Like I wasn't reading from a textbook anymore — I was with her," one visitor said.

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Birx warns of "broad surge" across the country


Created: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:20:17 -0400

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"Nothing of substance" is happening with the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, said one source familiar with the situation.

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Mississippi asks Supreme Court to review 15-week abortion ban


Created: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 20:54:00 -0400

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Hours ahead of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation vote, the Supreme Court announced it would consider Mississippi's petition for the hour to hear its 15-week abortion ban.

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Legal ruling averts Uber and Lyft shutdown in California


Created: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 16:50:00 -0400

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Court stays order requiring the ride-hailing services to classify drivers as employees instead of contractors.

Read more: Legal ruling averts Uber and Lyft shutdown in California

 
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