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Zappos tries selling 1 shoe instead of pair


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:39:14 -0400

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Customers can buy a single shoe, or a pair in two different sizes, in response to feedback from shoppers.

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Fired VA staffer facing 7 murder counts in insulin deaths of veterans


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:34:54 -0400

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Reta Mays faces seven counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of veterans at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Medical Center.

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California shuts down bars, indoor dining as COVID-19 cases surge


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:26:08 -0400

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Indoor operations for restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses are to close as the pandemic spikes in the Golden State.

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New "Star Trek" season tells "untold chapter of Spock"


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:22:22 -0400

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"Star Trek: Discovery" season two premieres Thursday on CBS All Access

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Squirrel in Colorado tests positive for the bubonic plague


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:19:00 -0400

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The news comes about one week after officials in China announced​ a suspected bubonic plague case.

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CBS Evening News, July 13, 2020


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:54:34 -0400

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California under lockdown as surge of coronavirus cases explodes nationwide; Kelly Preston dies at 57 after battle with breast cancer.

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City nicknamed "Hangtown" debates removing noose from logo


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:54:19 -0400

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The image can be seen on buildings and city vehicles, CBS Sacramento reports.

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U.S. executes Daniel Lewis Lee, first federal prisoner to face lethal injection since 2003


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:24:22 -0400

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A federal inmate was executed in the U.S. for the first time in 17 years on Tuesday morning, after a late night Supreme Court decision overturned the decision of lower courts and allowed it to proceed in a 5-4 vote. Daniel Lewis Lee received a lethal injection in Indiana, nearly 25 years after he was convicted of murdering three members of an Arkansas family. Lee told witnesses he did not do it.

Read more: U.S. executes Daniel Lewis Lee, first federal prisoner to face lethal injection since 2003


White House campaign advice to jobless: "Find something new"


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:41:33 -0400

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The campaign is facing criticisms of tone deafness as 18 million adults remain jobless during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kroger will no longer give change in coins amid shortage


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:29:39 -0400

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Grocery stores are low on change, with the U.S. Mint producing less coinage due to the coronavirus.

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Co-stars and fans remember Naya Rivera after her death at age 33


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:26:59 -0400

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The remains of actress Naya Rivera — known for her role as a gay cheerleader on the hit TV musical comedy "Glee" — were found after days of searching at a California lake.

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Formerly homeless 9-year-old chess prodigy shares inspirational story in new book


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:25:54 -0400

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A 9-year-old chess prodigy hopes the pandemic doesn't derail his dream of becoming the world's youngest grandmaster. A year after winning New York state's chess championship, Tani Adewumi and his family have gone from refugees living in a New York City homeless shelter to setting up a foundation to help others. They are sharing their story in a new book. Vladimir Duthiers met up with this remarkable young man in Central Park.

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Ghislaine Maxwell tried to flee during arrest, prosecutors say


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:25:36 -0400

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British socialite allegedly ignored the orders of FBI agents during her arrest on sex-trafficking charges.

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Kelly Preston dies after 2-year battle with breast cancer


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:24:49 -0400

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Actress Kelly Preston has died after a two-year battle with breast cancer. Her husband of nearly 29 years, actor John Travolta, broke the news to fans on Instagram. Preston began her career in the 1980s and went on to appear in popular movies, like "Jerry Maguire." She and Travolta last starred together in the 2018 film "Gotti." Preston was 57 years old.

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How some schools are forging ahead with reopening plans


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:24:23 -0400

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Students attending school in-person must wear a mask, and walk the hallways according to what the principal called "a lane" designated for each way to avoid crowding.

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Allentown police investigating after officer places knee on man's neck


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:24:20 -0400

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There were protests in Allentown, Pennsylvania after a police officer was caught on camera placing his knee on a man's neck while attempting to restrain him. Police say officers observed the man vomiting and staggering in the street outside a hospital on Saturday, and when they attempted to restrain the man, they say he was noncompliant. The man was later treated at the hospital and released. Allentown's police chief told protesters the department is investigating the officer's use of force.

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Tucker Carlson addresses former staffer's racist remarks


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:22:49 -0400

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Carlson said at the end of the show that he would be leaving on a "long-planned" vacation to go "trout fishing."

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Hong Kong Disneyland is closing again as Disney World in U.S. reopens


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:19:09 -0400

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Hong Kong has reported 250 new COVID-19 cases since July 6.

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Comet Neowise is passing Earth for the first time in almost 6,800 years


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:18:41 -0400

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A 3-mile-wide comet named Neowise is passing Earth on a journey that will not happen again for another 6,800 years. Experts say the best time to see it is about an hour after sunset, under the Big Dipper constellation. The closest the comet will be to Earth is on July 22. (Courtesy: Santiago Andrés Triana / Royal Observatory of Belgium, Firmin Boyon, Bryce Bird)

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"Mythbusters" co-host Grant Imahara dead at 49


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:08:50 -0400

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Former "Mythbusters" co-host Grant Imahara died Monday, reportedly after a brain aneurysm. The 49-year-old engineer was also known for his behind-the-scenes work on the "Matrix" sequels and other films, and operated R2-D2 in the "Star Wars" prequels.

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"None of us lie": Top testing official defends coronavirus task force


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 10:00:28 -0400

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Admiral Brett Giroir contradicted the president, who retweeted a post accusing government medical experts of "lying."

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Doctors in virus hot spots share fears: "Is this the tipping point?"


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:58:10 -0400

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Doctors and nurses, who watched COVID-19 hit New York City hard, are concerned about what's next for their communities.

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U.S. carries out the first federal execution in 17 years


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:44:00 -0400

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The execution of Daniel Lewis Lee came over the objection of the victims' family.

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Bill Nye demonstrates why wearing masks protects people from COVID-19


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:38:45 -0400

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Scientist Bill Nye is urging everyone to wear a mask in the fight to stop the coronavirus. He says it is "literally a matter of life and death." Nye joins "CBS This Morning" to give a live demonstration of why masks work.

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Texas GOP votes to hold convention online after legal fight


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:32:14 -0400

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The vote comes after the Texas GOP suffered a loss before the state supreme court Monday.

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New Jersey elementary school unveils plan to have students safely return to the classroom


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:23:41 -0400

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen, school districts across the country are grappling with how best to safely have children return to class. Some districts are choosing to have smaller class sizes, limit movement within the school and restrict visitors. Meg Oliver gets an inside look at how one New Jersey elementary school is facing this challenge.

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ER doctors and nurses describe fear on the front lines during COVID-19 uptick


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:23:40 -0400

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Front-line workers in ERs across the South and the West are seeing upticks in coronavirus cases in their hospitals and communities. They spoke with senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula about their concerns watching the growing number of people getting sick.

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Ghislaine Maxwell should be denied bail after alleged attempt to flee from FBI agents: Prosecutors


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:08:42 -0400

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Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend -- a purported associate in his alleged sex trafficking ring -- will appear in front of a judge via video feed Tuesday after prosecutors revealed startling new details about her arrest earlier in July. The arraignment will determine whether or not Ghislaine Maxwell is released on bail pending a trial. Jericka Duncan reports.

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California shutters businesses, makes some schools remote due to COVID-19 spike


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:08:42 -0400

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A spike in COVID-19 cases in California is forcing the governor to shut down businesses once again. The skyrocketing rates there and around the country are forcing governors to rethink their strategies for reopening, especially as students are set to return to school. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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Delta lost $5.7 billion in last quarter as recovery stalls


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:48:31 -0400

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CEO Ed Bastian predicts it will take years for the airline to rebound, with passenger counts down more than 90%.

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4 charged in murder of rapper Pop Smoke


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:47:24 -0400

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A fifth person had been arrested Thursday in connection with Jackson's death. It is unclear if that person will also be facing charges.

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Naya Rivera's body found in Lake Piru, where she was last pictured boating with her 4-year-old son


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:38:33 -0400

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After several days, 33-year-old actress Naya Rivera's body was found Monday, according to the Ventura County sheriff. The former "Glee" actress is believed to have saved her son before disappearing into the water. Carter Evans reports.

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Trump downplays surge in COVID-19 cases, says he "personally" likes Dr. Fauci amid rift


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:23:28 -0400

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President Trump on Monday claimed that increases in testing were behind the recent surge in coronavirus cases across the country, despite evidence that some states are struggling with testing shortages and delays. He also said he "personally" liked Dr. Anthony Fauci, despite his administration's recent push to discredit the nation's top infectious disease doctor. Weijia Jiang reports.

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Possible breakthrough in Arizona COVID-19 testing efficiency could turn the tide


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:23:27 -0400

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Testing wait times have hampered Arizona's battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. But a new, easier and faster method may allow the state to test enough people to mitigate and suppress the virus. Mola Lenghi reports.

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With hospitalizations rising, Florida governor calls in 3,000 nurses to help manage COVID-19 cases


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:02:32 -0400

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Florida's governor is calling in 3,000 nurses to help hospitals and nursing homes manage rising coronavirus cases statewide. In Miami, one health expert says the city is now the epicenter of the pandemic. David Begnaud reports.

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Judge seeks more details on Trump's clemency for Roger Stone


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:59:29 -0400

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President Trump commuted longtime ally Roger Stone's prison sentence Friday.

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Man trademarks dozens of possible names for Washington NFL team


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:57:00 -0400

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Martin McCaulay would presumable try to sell the rights to the name should the Washington football team happen to pick one of his trademarks.

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Eye Opener: California back under lockdown amid coronavirus surge


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:49:06 -0400

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The resurgence of the coronavirus has forced the state of California back into a lockdown. Also, officials confirmed that the body of actress Naya Rivera was found in a California lake. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

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CBS News Eye on Trends: The latest from the CBS News Election & Survey Unit


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:26:00 -0400

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A recap of latest polls and data-driven studies from the CBS News Election & Survey Unit

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2020 Chicago Marathon canceled due to coronavirus pandemic


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:54:56 -0400

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The race was originally scheduled for October 11.

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Nearly 60 hand sanitizers potentially toxic, FDA warns


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:42:56 -0400

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Disinfectant products that contain wood alcohol are linked to blindness and fatalities, federal safety watchdog says.

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A second stimulus check? Here's how much you could get


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:40:13 -0400

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President Trump says Americans may soon receive another stimulus payment to help weather the coronavirus recession.

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Naya Rivera's body recovered from California lake


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:38:08 -0400

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The announcement concludes an extensive search for Rivera's body, which began after her 4-year-old son was found alone in a pontoon boat the pair had rented.

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Search resumes for 1921 Tulsa race massacre victims


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:25:41 -0400

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99 years ago, white residents and civil society leaders looted and burned Tulsa's Black Greenwood district, known as Black Wall Street,

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Black Lives Matter mural in front of Trump Tower defaced


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 05:34:44 -0400

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Cellphone video shows partially disguised man splashing red paint on it only days after it was completed.

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Supreme Court clears way for resumption of federal executions


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 03:04:00 -0400

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The justices reversed two Monday lower court rulings but it was unclear when the first execution would be carried out.

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First federal execution in 17 years delayed once again


Created: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 01:13:00 -0400

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Murderer Daniel Lewis Lee was slated to die by lethal injection even though the victim's family objects due, among other things, to concern they could be exposed to the coronavirus by attending.

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States sue feds over ICE rules for foreign students


Created: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 22:03:40 -0400

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Several lawsuits have now been filed against an ICE policy that bars foreign students from taking only-online coursework in the fall.

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Health expert says 250,000 Americans could die of COVID by end of year


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 07:06:00 -0400

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On "The Takeout" this week, Dr. Zeke Emanuel of the University of Pennsylvania slammed the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus.

Read more: Health expert says 250,000 Americans could die of COVID by end of year


Star Trek shows on display at 2019 San Diego Comic-Con


Created: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 16:57:00 -0400

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Star Trek beams into Comic-Con International Hall H for the first time Saturday

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